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20353: Diploma Public Sector Accounting NQF 5

Work as a qualified accounting technician in the public sector. Make a positive contribution to the country by improving public finance management, adding value, efficiency and productivity to government departments.
Course Prerequisites:
  • National Certificate: Public Sector Accounting
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    12-18 Months

    Course Content

    * groups smaller than 20 will fall into the Full-time Career Programme commencing in the month of February each year, groups larger than 20 are not restricted to specific starting dates and can be customised according to client’s needs. Price includes all course material and a CTU Certificate of Attendance.

    Financial Statements:

    • Finalisation and interpretation of accounts
    • Depreciable assets
    • Financial statements of the sole trader
    • Partnerships
    • Corporate entities
    • Introduction to IFRS for SMEs
    • Statement of cash flow

    Cost and Management Accounting:

    • An introduction to managerial accounting
    • Controlling inventory and overhead costs
    • Accounting of a manufacturing enterprise
    • Budgeting and standard costing
    • Job costing
    • Financial Management
    • Organisational ethics

    Technical Public Accounting:

    • Basic economic principles
    • Management information systems
    • Public sector financial statements
    • Risk management in the public sector
    • Performance management in the public sector
    • Project management in the public sector

    Business Law and Accounting Control:

    • The unspoken laws of business
    • The written laws of business
    • Managing your personal finances
    • Accounting systems – Internal control systems
    • Managing accounting systems
    • Accounting systems – stock control
    • Liquidation and executors accounts
    CTU Training Solutions , Updated: July 13th, 2017

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