Certificate in Accounting and Finance

Course Code (CATI001)

Course Overview
The Certificate in Accounting and Finance is an online professional development course that will introduce you to the principles of accounting, bookkeeping, budgeting, finance and taxation.
This course was designed for individuals who need to perform accounting duties such as introducing and maintaining accounting systems, reporting on business performance, preparing financial statements, and preparing management accounting reports. Graduates of The Certificate in Accounting and Finance will have solid grasp of the theory and practice of accounting, as well as a thorough understanding of bookkeeping, budgeting finance and introductory taxation.

Topics

  • Finance fundamentals
  • Accounting principles
  • Accounting cycle
  • Income statement
  • Balance sheet
  • Chart of accounts
  • Single vs double entry accounting
  • Recordkeeping
  • Financial terms
  • Understanding debits and credits
  • Financial analysis
  • Reading annual reports
  • Choosing accounting software
  • Basics of budgeting
  • Types of budgets
  • Parts of a budget
  • Budgeting process
  • Budgeting tips and tricks
  • Monitoring and managing budgets
  • Common budgeting methods
  • Understanding ratio analysis
  • Presenting your budget
  • Building a case for your budget
  • Comparing investment opportunities
  • Accounting Standards
  • Cashbooks and chart of accounts 
  • Petty cash and bank reconciliation 
  • BAS/GST calculations 
  • Cost of goods sold (CGS) and trading account 
  • P&L and balance sheets 
  • Accounting for goodwill 
  • Leases, fixed assets and depreciation 
  • Bankruptcy and trade practices law 
  • Companies trusts and partnership law 
  • Solicitors/real estate trust accounting 
  • Tax for companies
  • Tax for sole traders 
  • Tax for trusts and partnerships 
  • Tax for rental properties 
  • Capital gains tax and fringe benefits tax

Assignment-based
Course Duration

Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost of Course: USD 500

Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounting

Course Code (CATI002)

Course Overview

Do you want to understand the principles of accounting and book keeping. The Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounting is a self-paced online course which provides an overview of the principles of book keeping and accounting.
This online course is a great way to update your CV and improve your chances of securing either an entry level role in the accounting field, or gain a better job. On completion of the course, you will have a solid grasp of the theory and practice of accounting, as well as a thorough understanding of bookkeeping processes.

Topics

  • Bookkeeping basics
  • The accounting doctrines and standards
  • Cashbooks and chart of accounts
  • Petty cash and bank reconciliation
  • BAS/GST calculations
  • Cost of goods sold (CGS) and trading account
  • P&L and balance sheets
  • Accounting for goodwill
  • Leases, fixed assets and depreciation
  • Bankruptcy and trade practices law
  • Companies trusts and partnership law
  • Solicitors/real estate trust accounting

Assessment, Assignment-based, Course Duration Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’E-learning access, with free extensions available.Cost of Course: USD 500

Certificate in Financial Auditing

Course Code: (CATI003)

Course Overview

The Certificate in Financial Auditing is an online professional development course designed to introduce students to the nature and objectives of auditing, auditing standards and auditor’s responsibilities. The Certificate in Financial Auditing will also explore professional ethics and auditor independence, the internal control structure and the fundaments of risk management in an auditing context.
Graduates of this course will have gained the essential knowledge required to secure employment in financial, accounting or auditing firms in a support capacity. The Certificate in Financial Auditing will also benefit those individuals already working in roles where an understanding of auditing is advantageous, enhancing employment opportunities and work performance.
Topics

  • Introduction to auditing
  • Auditing, assurance and engagement
  • Regulatory frameworks
  • Earnings management
  • Audit and non-audit services
  • Professional ethics and independence
  • Auditor's roles and duties
  • Auditor's legal liability
  • Auditing environment
  • Auditing financial statements
  • Analytic procedures
  • Audit planning
  • Audit risk, materiality and audit evidence
  • Internal control and control risk assessment
  • Designing substantive procedures
  • Auditing sales and receivables
  • Audit Reporting

Assessment
Written assignments(s)

 Course Duration

Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months ’E-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost of Course: USD 500

Certificate in Financial Management

Course Code:  CATI004
Course Overview
The Certificate in Financial Management is an online professional development course designed to provide you with knowledge of financial management as it applies to the environment of business and finance.
If your current job has a financial management element, or you would like to move into a financial management role, then you will find this unique course a valuable addition to your CV, giving you an advantage over other applicants.
On completion of the course, you will have a solid grasp of the theory and practice of financial management including the fundamentals of improving business profit and value, financial analysis of business decisions, return on investment, capital budgeting and general finance.

Topics

  • Introduction to financial management
  • Function of financial management
  • Financial management environment
  • Major source of funds
  • Short-term finance options
  • Long-term finance options
  • Working capital management
  • Operating cycle
  • Control of inventories
  • Accounts receivable
  • Cash and liquid assets management
  • Ratio analysis
  • Liquidity ratios
  • Activity ratios
  • Profitability ratios
  • Leverage (gearing)
  • Equity valuation and performance
  • Limitations of ratio analysis
  • Budgeting and working capital management
  • Sources of finance
  • Budgeting
  • Internal Controls
  • Working capital management
  • Inventory management
  • Analysis and interpretation of financial statements
  • Capital expenditure analysis
  • Capital budgeting
  • Capital investment evaluation
  • Capital investment evaluation methods
  • Payback period: computations and evaluation
  • Accounting rate of return (ARR)
  • Net present value (NPV)
  • Replacement and retirement decisions
  • The internal rate of return: independent projects
  • Effect of inflation on evaluation
  • Capital budgeting and risk

Assessment - Assignment-based
Course Duration

Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learningaccess: 3 months’E-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost of Course:  USD 500

Certificate in Financial Planning and Investment

Course Code:   CATI005

Course Overview

Do you want to understand the principles of financial planning, investment and wealth creation? Do you want to embark upon a career as an Financial Planner, Financial advisor, Stockbroker? Perhaps you wish to learn more about financial planning and investing to work towards your own personal financial freedom?
The Certificate in Financial Planning and Investment is a self-paced online course which provides an overview of finance and investing, giving you the confidence to apply for financial planning roles, or giving you the knowledge and confidence to commence investing or branch out into investments with higher returns.
This online financial planning course will take you through the financial planning process and the development of a financial plan including risk management, estate planning, investments, salary packaging, taxation, superannuation, and more.   

Topics

  • Introduction to financial planning
  • Administration of income tax
  • Fringe benefits tax
  • Capital and income
  • Assessable income
  • Personal services business
  • Investment income
  • Share investments
  • Deductions
  • Tax structures
  • Companies
  • Partnerships
  • Trusts
  • Superannuation Funds
  • Tax avoidance
  • Capital gains tax
  • Salary packaging
  • Fringe benefits tax
  • Exemptions and concessions
  • Gearing
  • Investing
  • Interest bearing securities
  • Property investments
  • Equities investment
  • Derivatives
  • Futures
  • Options
  • Managed funds
  • Investment principles
  • Diversification
  • Risk
  • Market cycles
  • Asset selection strategies
  • Investment analysis
  • Management styles
  • Risk management 
  • Personal insurance
  • Retirement income streams
  • Social security issues
  • Wills and estate planning
  • Powers of attorney

Assessment

Assignment-based
Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study.

E-learning access: 3 months’E-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost of Course: USD 500

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