Certificate in  Finance Management Course
Africa Institute for Project Management Studies (AIPMS) is pleased to announce a Certificate Course in Finance Management which  starts  from  1st of every month for Two months
Overall Course Overview:
Sound financial management is a crucial aspect of any thriving business. Professionals who possess basic financial management knowledge and skills are often at an advantage in the talent market, and by the same token, entrepreneurs seeking to grow a business need to possess these skills to ensure success. 
This highly practical 8-week online course will teach you the basics of finance and financial management within a business context, including how to budget, read financial statements, conduct a cash flow analysis, cut costs and perform several other finance-related functions. Learn how to make good personal and work-related financial decisions, and gain important insight into the financial side of business in order to make a real impact in your career or business. 
 Course Outline:

  1. What is finance Vs Accounting.
  2. Understanding Financial; information and jargon
  3. Key Financial Ratios
  4. Presentation of accounts and Managing financial performance
  5. Cash flow Management.
  6. Internal Controls
  7. Financial Reporting and Financial standards.




Computing Requirements:

Participants will need to use email, upload and download word docs,
PowerPoint files and PDFs, and post on the discussion board or send assignments by email.   If you do not have internet speed sufficient to download materials, an offline DVD or hard copies course may be the right alternative for you. Materials Provided: Online delivery of curriculum materials, exercises and templates.


After they have read the material for each unit, students are expected to test their own Learning by completing some relevant exercises and tasks.

In order to demonstrate their understanding of the course content, students will be required to submit FOUR assignments.

DURATION AND COURSE LOAD: 8 Weeks - 5 to 6 hours per week
DATES: (Two Months) Course Starts 1st of every month
PARTICIPANTS: Development Professionals
ORGANIZERS: Africa Institute for Project Management Studies (AIPMS)
FORMAT: Web-based and Distance Learning facilitated
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