Diploma in Accountancy and Microfinance

  • Fee 900,000/=
  • Duration 3 Years (Form IV), 2 Years (Form VI)
  • Language English
  • Mode of Study Full time
  • Intakes October Intake and March intake

Description

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the microfinance fundamentals and how microfinance activities are implemented, evaluated and managed. The course is expected to develop competencies necessary for effective management of Microfinance Institutions. A graduate in Accountancy and Microfinance diploma is expected to acquire competences and skills necessary to keep financial records and manage microfinance institutions. In addition, the course will provide an understanding of principles and good practices in managing microfinance institutions.  The course is designed to address the needs of financial institutions and SACCOS in the area of accountancy and Microfinance.

What you'll study
Semester I
  • Basics of Bookkeeping & Store Keeping
  • Elementary Business Mathematics
  • Elements of Computer Systems
  • Commercial knowledge
  • Basics of Communication Skills

Semester II
  • Book-Keeping and Accounts
  • Elementary Computer Networking
  • Elementary Business Finance
  • Elements of Costing
  • Basics of Computer Applications in Business

Semester III
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Basic Accounting Systems
  • Store and Stock Control
  • Business Mathematics and Statistics
  • Operating systems concepts
  • Communication Skills and Office Practice

Semester IV
  • Introduction to Accounts and Auditing
  • Computer Networks
  • Computer Maintenance
  • Practical Training

Semester V
  • Fundamentals of Financial Accounting and Auditing
  • Database Concepts
  • Fundamentals of Business finance
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Information System Analysis

Semester VI
  • Taxation
  • Principles of Cost Accounting
  • Web Programming
  • Introduction to Business law
  • Principles of Entrepreneurship

Entry Requirements

Form IV (3 Years Programme)

  • Certificate of Secondary Education with 4 Passes in Non- Religious Studies.

Form VI (2 Years Programme)

  • Advanced Certificate of Secondary Examination with One Principal Pass and One Subsidiary Pass.
  • Or any other equivalent qualification e.g. certificate of any recognized institution field of study.
Careers and opportunities

Our graduates will work in roles including:

  • Assistant accounts
  • Tax agent
  • Loan agent
  • Credit analyst
  • SACCOS manager

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