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UCT Accounting | Short course

Registrations close: 16 May 2014
Course begins: 26 May 2014
Course fee:

 10 hours per week

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Course overview:

  • 9-week part-time short course presented online throughout South Africa
  • Develop the practical skills needed to confidently control and manage the important finance-related aspects of any business
  • Gain the knowledge needed to fulfill a crucial supporting role within finance or accounting
  • Upon successful completion of the UCT Accounting short course, students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion, approved by the University of Cape Town

Course modules:

Module 1    The fundamentals of accounting - part 1
Module 2    The fundamentals of accounting - part 2
Module 3    Drafting financial statements - part 1
Module 4    Drafting financial statements - part 2
Module 5    Drafting budgets 
Module 6    Measuring and evaluating financial performance
Module 7    Internal control and accounting systems
Module 8    Credit management and control
Module 9    Business tax

Who should attend this course?

Whether you are currently working in the accounting or financial world, or aspiring to enter into it, you will find value in taking this course. Accounting assistants or clerks; tax technicians, administrators or advisors; cost and management clerks; debtors and creditors clerks; junior or senior bookkeepers; payroll administrators and managers; budget clerks; audit clerks; credit controllers; financial officers, planners or managers, or anyone interested in a career in financial management, will benefit from taking this course. Business owners and entrepreneurs will also benefit from taking this course.

For more details, please contact:

Contact person: Kyle
Telephone: +27 (0)21 447 7565

You may also be interested in:

  1. UCT Bookkeeping short course
  2. UCT Basics of Financial Management short course
  3. UCT Payroll and Tax Administration short course

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