The Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management is a two semester postgraduate and post-experience course. It is designed to increase technical and professional knowledge and skills in financial management, accountability, budgeting, auditing and financial monitoring for mid-career and senior executives in private, not for profit making organizations, Government Ministries and Departments, Local Governments and public sector organizations.
The course is comprised of 4 basic, 6 core and 2 electives out of a total of 12 modules. It is modularized to enable participants study at their convenience by either completing the whole course in two semesters or by completing its modules over a period of three (3) consecutive years. Participants who obtain the postgraduate diploma with at least a second-class award may be admitted to the Master in Management Studies (MMS) degree programme (Financial Management option).
Module1: Management Skills Improvement
Module 2: Quantitative Methods for Decision Making
Module 3: Management Information Systems
Module 4: Research Methods
Module 5: Financial Accounting
Module 6: Management Accounting
Module 7: Auditing
Module 8: Strategic Financial Management
Module 9: Taxation
Module 10: Corporate and Business Legal Framework
Module 11: Public Sector Financial Accounting OR Marketing Management
Module 12: Procurement Management OR Business Policy and Strategic Management
Participants are assessed through classroom exercises, course work and written examinations.
Tuition Fees: Evening: Ug.shs.2, 810,000=