UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Accounting online short course

Course starts 2 November 2017

Course information

Registration Closes:
27 October 2017
Course Starts:
2 November 2017
Length:
9 weeks online
Effort:
7 - 10 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R13,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
27 October 2017
Course Starts:
2 November 2017
Length:
9 weeks online
Effort:
7 - 10 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

Cover the fundamentals of accounting and learn everything you need to know to fulfil a supporting role in any accounts department.

The success of any organisation relies on strong financial management.
Distinguish yourself in a developing accounting sector, with a high demand for qualified personnel, by learning to draft financial statements, budget, and measure and evaluate financial performance.

Upon completion of this accounting course, you’ll earn a certificate from UCT to validate your skillset, and can use your newfound financial acuity to strengthen your professional and personal finances.

 

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What will set you apart

In just 9 weeks, you’ll learn to:

    • Develop the practical skills to control and manage finance-related aspects of any business or venture
    • Understand and implement accounting and credit management information systems
    • Manage cash flows and adhere to auditing regulations
    • Navigate the complexities of business tax and how it impacts financial management
    • Interpret, evaluate and reinforce the long- and short-term financial stability of your business

Course curriculum

This accounting online short course covers everything from budgeting to credit control.

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: The fundamentals of accounting - part 1
  • Course Module 2: The fundamentals of accounting - part 2
  • Course Module 3: Drafting financial statements - part 1
  • Course Module 4: Drafting financial statements - part 2
  • Course Module 5: Drafting budgets
  • Course Module 6: Measuring and evaluating financial performance
  • Course Module 7: Internal control and accounting systems
  • Course Module 8: Business tax
  • Course Module 9: Credit management and control

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.

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Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 2 November 2017.

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