GSB3004F - Finance And Accounting Management

20 credits at NQF level 7

Entry Requirements:

Registration for the Advanced Diploma in Management Development

Course Outline:

This course focuses on developing literacy in matters pertaining to accounting and finance. In the first half, students are taught to read, understand and interpret financial statements. It will equip students with the skills to appreciate the role of accounting in making decisions and controlling and planning the operations of an organisation, and to interpret and use financial information for decision-making purposes. In the second half, the course explores how good financial management lies at the heart of a successful and sustainable business. Students are introduced to standard finance techniques and concepts that are useful in the practice of financial management across a range of business areas. In addition to equipping the student with a set of analytical tools and frameworks relevant to project assessment and cash flow management, the course also looks at the links between a company’s investment and financing decisions.