UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Basics of Financial Management online short course

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Course information

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

Introduction

Sound financial management is a crucial aspect of any thriving business, putting professionals with even a fundamental knowledge of the subject at an advantage in both the talent market and entrepreneurial game.

Master the fundamentals of financial management with this 9-week financial management course which will empower you with the essential finance skills in a business context.

Use what you learn on this financial management course, such as: budgeting, cash flow, financial statements and cost-cutting to ensure you implement successful business management practices.

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What will set you apart

You’ll walk away from this financial management course with the confidence to:

  • Navigate the landscape of tax - from income tax and VAT, to workers’ compensation
  • Understand and interpret income statements, balance sheets and cash-flow statements
  • Identify, evaluate, implement and monitor the potential value of investments in long-lived assets
  • Manage the impact that working capital has on the cash flow of an organisation

 

Course curriculum

This UCT-backed online short course in financial management is designed to give you the flexibility to work when it suits you. You’ll receive continued support and guidance from an expert tutor and your Performance Coach as you progress through the weekly modules in your own time.

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: The financial goal of a firm
  • Course Module 2: Taxation and policies
  • Course Module 3: Understanding financial statements
  • Course Module 4: Analysing financial statements
  • Course Module 5: Profit planning and control
  • Course Module 6: The time value of money
  • Course Module 7: Financing 
  • Course Module 8: Capital budgeting
  • Course Module 9: Managing working capital

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.
Disclaimer: The visual representation of the certificate here serves as an exemplar, and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.

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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.

Readiness test

This Readiness Test will help you assess your preparedness for this course by asking you a few quick questions relating to time management, technological requirements, your expectations, and the subject matter level - to help you confirm that this online course is the right fit for you.

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When do I start?

Our next available short course starts in 6 days. (Still accepting late registrations)
Too soon for you? Register now for the next presentation that starts on 22 January 2018

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