The focus is on accounting. The curriculum concentrates on the management of the financial affairs of an organization and on concluding their studies; students will have the ability to analyze financial and statistical information, check accounts, and provide financial advice. Students will also have a thorough knowledge of Pastel Accounting and Pastel Payroll packages.
There is a big demand for accountants and bookkeepers in the job market. Financial Management graduates will have access to various clerical and administrative positions, Accounting office, Accountant for private and government departments, Private Accountant for private companies.
Upon completion, certification will be issued from the Department of Higher Education & Training [DHET].
The National Diploma in Financial Management is made up of the following courses which are done over a period of 18 months.
National Certificate (N4): Financial Accounting, Management Communication, Computerized Financial Systems, Entrepreneurship & Business Management.
National Certificate (N5 + N6): Financial Accounting, Computerized Financial Systems, Entrepreneurship & Business Management, Cost & Management Accounting. Elective: Economics, Income Tax, Mercantile Law.