Online Diploma in Finance Management for NGOs from July to Dec 2017


Africa Institute for Project Management Studies (AIPMS) is pleased to announce a Diploma in Finance Management. The course is offered through distance learning for six months.

Start Date: 1st July 2017
End Date: 31st December 2017

Course Organizers:
Africa Institute for Project Management Studies ( is an organization that was founded in 1999 as a capacity building expert and a development think tank that proposes solutions for development problems facing third world countries with a big capacity building portfolio in Africa.
We have delivered timely and professional capacity building services to a wide variety of organizations in the development sector. These include donor organizations, government agencies, co-funding agencies, International and local NGOs, government agencies and private sector firms. We have conducted successful programmes for many organizations.

Course Overview:
Sound financial management is a crucial aspect of any thriving organization. Professionals who possess basic financial management knowledge and skills are often at an advantage in the talent market, and by the same token, entrepreneurs seeking to grow a business need to possess these skills to ensure success.
This highly practical six months course will teach you finance and financial management within an NGO context, including how to budget, read financial statements, conduct a cash flow analysis, cut costs and perform several other finance-related functions. Learn how to make good personal and work-related financial decisions, and gain important insight into the financial side of business in order to make a real impact in your career or organization you work for

Course Outline:

  1. What is Finance Vs Accounting.
  2. Budgeting
  3. Internal Controls
  4. Grants Management
  5. Understanding Financial; information and jargon
  6. Key Financial Ratios
  7. Presentation of and Managing financial performance
  8. Cash flow Management.
  9. International Financial Reporting and Financial standards.
    This course is designed specifically for development organizations. Course Organizers:
    Exercises: After they have read the material for each unit, students are expected
    to test their own Learning by completing some relevant exercises and
    Assignments: There are ten assignments
    (continuous assessment tests) and one examination to be offered at the end
    of the course/ project Paper. Assignments and Continuous Assessment Tests account for 70% while Examination accounts for 30% of the mark. Upon completion of the course you shall be issued with a
    Diploma Certificate and a course transcript.

Certificate and Transcripts will be sent after successful completion of the course
DURATION AND COURSE LOAD: 24Weeks - 5 to 6 hours per week

DATES: Six Months Course
Course starts on 1st July 2017
Course Ends on 31st December 2017
ORGANIZERS: Africa Institute for Project Management Studies (AIPMS)
LANGUAGE: English only
FORMAT: Distance Learning facilitated


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