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Accounting & Finance

VISUALDO SCHOOL OF BUSINESS. Nairobi, Kenya

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Accounting & Finance

An Accounting and Finance course equips individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue careers in accounting, finance, or related fields. It is beneficial for aspiring accountants, financial analysts, auditors, and individuals interested in understanding financial management principles. The course provides a solid foundation in financial literacy and prepares students for roles involving financial analysis, reporting, and decision-making in organizations.

Course outline

  1. Financial Accounting:
  • Introduction to financial statements (balance sheet, income statement, cash flow statement) and their preparation.
  • Understanding accounting principles, concepts, and standards.
  • Analysing financial data to assess the financial performance and position of an organization.
  1. Managerial Accounting:
  • Using accounting information for internal decision-making.
  • Cost behaviour analysis, budgeting, and variance analysis.
  • Performance measurement and strategic cost management.
  1. Financial Management:
  • Financial analysis and planning.
  • Capital budgeting and investment decision-making.
  • Capital structure, cost of capital, and financial risk management.
  1. Corporate Finance:
  • Understanding the financial structure and operations of corporations.
  • Valuation of stocks and bonds.
  • Financial markets and institutions.
  1. Auditing and Assurance:
  • Introduction to auditing principles and practices.
  • Internal controls and risk assessment.
  • The role of auditors in ensuring the integrity and reliability of financial information.
  1. Taxation:
  • Introduction to tax laws and regulations.
  • Understanding tax planning strategies for individuals and businesses.
  • Tax compliance and reporting requirements.
  1. Financial Reporting and Analysis:
  • Analysing and interpreting financial statements.
  • Financial statement ratios and performance indicators.
  • Assessing the financial health and sustainability of organizations.
  1. International Finance:
  • Exploring global financial markets and exchange rate mechanisms.
  • Managing foreign exchange risk.
  • International financial reporting standards (IFRS) and global accounting practices.
  1. Ethics in Accounting and Finance:
  • Understanding ethical considerations in accounting and finance.
  • Professional conduct and responsibilities.
  • Corporate governance and ethical decision-making.

Particulars

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  • Intake: Any month
  • Duration of study: 3 months
  • Fees: Ksh21,000 (payable in instalments of Ksh 7,000 a month)

Requirements

  • Paid Non-refundable Application Fees of Ksh2000
  • Submitted Application Form
  • 1 Passport size photo
  • Copy of National ID or Passport (or wait list)
  • High School Certificate or Letter of recommendation
  • Diploma entry grade is C-, Certificate is D-
  • Short course entry grade is any grade
  • Pay your semester school fees before starting class
  • Maximum of 3 installments are allowed per semester
  • After payment send the confirmation to +254.798.325.330
  • Hostels are not part of school fees
  • TVET (KNEC) Exams fees – paid later
  • PEARSON Exams fees – paid later
  • PROJECT / LAB / ACTIVITIES fees – paid later