Ordinary Diploma in Finance and Banking

Duration: 2 years

Semesters: 4

This course focuses on developing understanding of Banking and Finance Environment both locally and globally, which prepares students for a career in Finance and Banking sector. It aims to provide sound knowledge to handle the operational and financial aspects in banking and finance. The course will equip students with comprehensive knowledge and skills to enable preparation and analysis of the financial statements of the banks/companies; provide understanding of marketing concepts and activities related to the banking industry; and understand banking sector specific regulatory requirements. This program is mainly targeting secondary school leavers and certificate level holders, who seek either a higher level qualification in order the enhance their employment prospects, or who need a strong foundation qualification in banking and finance studies to prepare them for University studies in business and management programmes.

 

Modules

- Introduction to Business Mathematics and Statistics
- Introduction to Taxation
- Introduction to Information Communication Technology
- Introduction to Economics
- Introduction to Business Finance
- Principles of Accounts

- Customer Service
- Communication Skills and Office Practice
- Introduction to Financial Planning and Budgeting
- Introductory Micro-Finance
- Introduction to Bank Operations
- Industrial Training

Modules

- Fundamentals of computer applications
- Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
- Economics Core
- Principles of Banking Operations
- Introduction to Entrepreneurial Skills

- Supervision Techniques
- Principles of Entrepreneurship
- Business Finance
- Marketing of Financial Services
- Introduction to Banking Law

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

• Form VI (six) with at least one principal pass in relevant subjects total points not
below 1.5 obtained from the scoring A= 5, B+ = 4, B=3, C=2, D=1, E=0.5, F=0 for
those who completed studies in year 2014 onwards

• Form VI (Six) with at least one principle pass in Form VI (six) in relevant subjects
with total points not below 1.5 obtained from the scoring: A=5, B= 4, C=3, D=2,
E=1, S= 0.5, F=0 for those who completed studies before year 2014

• An appropriate equivalent Certificate with second class or B Average• NTA Level 4

• Any other equivalent qualification e.g. ATEC II.

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