PostGraduate Diploma in Financial Management (DFM)

       Kampala, Mbarara, Gulu, Mbale Branches


The programme is best suited to benefit those officers who aspire to become Middle and Higher Level Managers of public, private and NGO sectors as well as civil society organisations. 

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).


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Course Code

FA: 501-18


September 2019 - July 2020

Tuition Fees

    Evening: Ug.shs.2,810,000=

    Weekend: Ug.shs.2,870,000=

    Branches: Ug.shs.2,770,000=


Venue and Time

       Kampala, Mbarara, Gulu, Mbale Branches

Teaching Method

Modularised System of Teaching


Uganda Management Institute. 
Plot 44-52, Jinja Road, P.O Box 20131 Kampala, Uganda 
Tel: 0312 721 000
Tel: 0417 891 000
Tel: 0752 259 722
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Web: www.umi.ac.ug
The Branch Manager, UMI
Plot 2- 4 Goma Road.  Next to UNRA and Opposite Gulu Municipal Council Offices
P.O. Box 675, GULU
Tel: 0200 990970
The Branch Manager, UMI
District Headquarters Kamukuzi Mbarara, Uganda 
Tel: 0200990950
The Branch Manager, UMI
P.O Box 1842, Maluku Drive Road Mbale, Uganda. 
Tel: 0200990960
Plot 44-52, Jinja Road, P.O Box 20131 Kampala, Uganda. Telephone: +256-312 721 000, +256-417 891 000, +256 752 259 722. Emailadmin@umi.ac.ug