This course teaches how to accurately record accounting and financial transactions and how to analyse their effects; it explains how to manage and prepare accurate, professional final accounts, and how to interpret accounting data to control the enterprise and to manage costs, working capital and profits. It covers how to manage finances and raise new finance. It deals with bookkeeping, cost accounting and budgeting, investment and risk, and teaches how to make effective use of accounting data to make good financial decisions. This Diploma is a “must have” qualification for people looking to advance in this field, and to rise to middle and higher level accounting and finance posts in business, commercial or public service
The course is ideal for bookkeepers, accountants, financial officers and business people who are already employed in accounting and finance jobs, and also for men and women looking to enter this important career area. It is also a course for men and women wishing to gain promotion, to become accounting managers, or simply looking to increase managerial ability and skills in accounting and finance. All managers, administrators, entrepreneurs, business people and executives benefit greatly from a good understanding of the accounting and finance function; it is a “must have” qualification for people looking to advance in this field, or to middle and higher level business or management posts. The range of career opportunities for skilled and qualified financial and accounts personnel is huge, whether in general accounting and finance fields or in more specialist areas.
Knowledge of accounting and finance is of great value for progression in higher studies (whether with London College of Higher Education or other institutions) almost all of which require such knowledge. Our College itself offers advancement in these fields in both general and specialized areas, and such studies are good routes to higher studies with other regional and international educational establishments and universities