AIPMS 111: DIPLOMA IN FINANCE MANAGEMENT FOR NGOS

Overall Course Overview:
Sound financial management is a crucial aspect of any thriving organization. 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 six months course will teach you finance and financial management within an NGO 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 organization you work for

Course Outline:

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

This course is designed specifically for development organizations. Course Organizers: Africa Institute for Project Management Studies (AIPMS) (AIPMS) was established in 2004 in Amsterdam with the Africa regional offices in Nairobi. The organization was formed to address capacity building needs among development and corporate organizations in Africa and Asia by offering Online Certificates and In-House trainings. The organization has over ten years experience working with development partners in capacity building in. We have trained over 5000 development Professionals in various thematic areas.

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

Assignments: There are ten assignments
(continuous assessment tests) and one examination to be offered at the end
of the course/ project Paper. Assignments and Continuous Assessment Tests account for 70% while Examination accounts for 30% of the mark. Upon completion of the course you shall be issued with a
Diploma Certificate and a course transcript.
Examination
Certificate and Transcripts will be sent after successful completion of the course
DURATION AND COURSE LOAD: 24Weeks - 5 to 6 hours per week
Course Period: Six Months Course
REGIONS TARGETED: Global
COURSE: FEE: $800
ORGANIZERS: Africa Institute for Project Management Studies (AIPMS)
LANGUAGE: English only
FORMAT: Web-based and Distance Learning facilitated
GENERAL COURSE
The Academics Coordinator
Africa Institute for Project Management Studies
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