Diploma in Accountancy and Microfinance

Duration: 3 Years (Form IV), 2 Years (Form VI)

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.

Modules

  • Fundamentals of Financial Accounting and Auditing
  • Database Concepts
  • Fundamentals of Business finance
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Information System Analysis
  • Taxation
  • Principles of Cost Accounting
  • Web Programming
  • Introduction to Business law
  • Principles of Entrepreneurship

Modules

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Basic Accounting Systems
  • Store and Stock Control
  • Business Mathematics and Statistics
  • Operating systems concepts
  • Communication Skills and Office Practice
  • Introduction to Accounts and Auditing
  • Computer Networks
  • Computer Maintenance
  • Practical Training

Modules

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Basic Accounting Systems
  • Store and Stock Control
  • Business Mathematics and Statistics
  • Operating systems concepts
  • Communication Skills and Office Practice
  • Introduction to Accounts and Auditing
  • Computer Networks
  • Computer Maintenance
  • Practical Training

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.
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