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DL1 101: Certificate in Accounting and Bookkeeping Course
Africa Center for Project Management is pleased to announce a Certificate Course in Accounting and Bookkeeping Online and Distance Learning Course, which starts 1st of every month.

Overall Course Overview:
Maintaining accounting and financial records is one of the most basic yet critical functions of a good business. This certificate covers the fundamentals of bookkeeping for those who wish to pursue it as a career, as well as for entrepreneurs who want to manage their own books in a more professional manner.

 Course Objectives
Any conventional accounting student who goes through this course must be the end of the study be able to correctly interpret financial information, correctly classify it and know which accounts they affect. They should also visualize the effects of all these accounting entries to the overall financial statement.

In addition, they should understand how to operate the double entry concept of accounting and how this assists to ensure that transactions are correctly classified and well shown in the financial statements.

Course Outline:

  1. Conceptual framework of accounting.
  2. Accounting as an information system.
  3. Users of financial information.
  4. Recording financial information and Double entry treatment of transactions.
  5. Preparation of Financial statements
  6. Ethics in reporting financial information.

 

Course Organizers:

Africa Center for Project Management was established in 2004 in Amsterdam with the Africa regional offices in Nairobi. The organization was
formed to address capacity building needs among development and corporate organizations in Africa and Asia by offering Online
Certificates and In-House trainings. The organization has over ten years experience working with development partners in capacity
building in. We have trained over 5000 development and Business Professionals in various thematic areas.

Computing Requirements:

Participants will need to use email, upload and download word docs,
PowerPoint files and PDFs, and post on the discussion board or send assignments by email.   If you do not have internet speed sufficient to download materials, an offline DVD or hard copies course may be the right alternative for you. Materials Provided: Online delivery of curriculum materials, exercises and templates.

Exercises:

After they have read the material for each unit, students are expected to test their own Learning by completing some relevant exercises and tasks.

Assignments:
In order to demonstrate their understanding of the course content, students will be required to submit three assignments.

DURATION AND COURSE LOAD: 8 Weeks - 5 to 6 hours per week
DATES: (Two Months) Course Starts 1st of Every Month.
PARTICIPANTS: Development Professionals
REGIONS TARGETED: Global
COURSE FEE: $500
ORGANIZERS: Africa Center for Project Management
LANGUAGE: English only
FORMAT: Web-based and Distance Learning facilitated
GENERAL COURSE CONTACT:
info@onlinelearningcentre.org
                                                : www.onlinelearningcentre.org

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