Higher Diploma in Financial Management

Higher Diploma in Financial Management

24 Months

Total Crtedits
90 Credits

Principles of Accounting

Module Objective:
To ensure that a company’s financial statements are complete, consistent and comparable.


  • Revenue recognition principle.
  • Matching principle
  • Materiality principle
  • Consistency principle



Module Objective:
To generate revenue for the government to fund its various activities and programs, such as infrastructure development, social welfare, and national defense.


  • Direct taxes
  • Indirect taxes


Business Analytics

Module Objective:
Inform changes to a business through utilization of predictive models that provide insight into the outcome of proposed changes.


  • Descriptive Analytics can show what happened and is the foundation of data insights.
  • Diagnostic Analytics
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Prescriptive Analytics


Business Communication

Module Objective:
To convey information effectively and efficiently to achieve the goals and objectives of the organization.


  • Context, Sender/Encoder, Message, Medium, Receiver/Decoder and Feedback.


Business Economics

Module Objective:

  • Future Prediction
  • Recognition
  • Classification of business issues
  • Drafting business policies
  • Establishing relations between different economic aspects


  • Supply
  • Demand
  • Product factors, consumption and dissemination


Business Law

Module Objective:

  • Regulating the conduct of businesses and individuals engaged in commerce.
  • Promoting fair competition and free trade.
  • Protecting consumers and safeguarding their rights.
  • Facilitating the orderly conduct of business transactions.


  • Rights assignment
  • Drafting and work delegations
  • Breach of contract
  • Transactions
  • Contracts
  • Penalties for violation of the agreement


Business Research Methods

Module Objective:
To identify the issues and evaluate a plan to resolve them for better managerial functioning.


  • Research design
  • Research methodology
  • Approach within a research methodology
  • Research method
  • Use of longitudinal data
  • Sampling strategy
  • Data analysis techniques


Corporate Finance

Module Objective:
To maximize or increase shareholder.


  • Proper budgeting
  • Raising capital to meet company needs and objectives with debt and/or equity.
  • Efficient management of a company’s current assets and liabilities.


Corporate Law

Module Objective:
Overseeing all legal and external affairs matters including litigation, investigations, compliance, mergers and acquisitions, contract matters and international trade issues.


  • The body of law governing the rights.
  • Relations
  • Conduct of persons
  • Companies
  • Organizations and businesses


Digital Marketing

Module Objective:

  • Sell – Grow sales. Start with your most important transactions that lead to revenue and profit.
  • Speak – Get closer to customers through dialogue and participation.
  • Serve – Add value.
  • Save – Save costs.
  • Sizzle – Extending your brand online.


  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Social Media Marketing (SMM)
  • Pay-per-click Advertising (PPC)
  • Email Marketing



Module Objective:

  • Develop a business plan.
  • Launch your first product.
  • Create an online presence.
  • Achieve financial stability.
  • Hire the right people.
  • Delegate effectively.
  • Work with ideal clients.
  • Connect with like-minded individuals.


Essentials of Information Skills

Module Objective:
To enable them to exploit the wide range of information resources available and to retrieve, evaluate and use that information effectively.


  • Identify
  • Find
  • Evaluate
  • Apply
  • Acknowledge sources of information


Financial derivative

Module Objective:

  • Risk management
  • Hedging
  • Arbitrage between markets
  • Speculation


Financial markets and institutions

Module Objective:
Facilitating the smooth operation of capitalist economies by allocating resources and creating liquidity for businesses and entrepreneurs.


  • Bonds
  • Equities
  • The various international currencies.
  • Derivatives


Financial Technology

Module Objective:
Help companies, business owners and consumers better manage their financial operations, processes and lives.


  • Block chain technology.
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Machine Learning
  • Other big data functions like robotic process automation (RPA).


Human Resources Management

Module Objective:
To ensure the right people with the right skills for the right job position in an organization.


  • Recruitment
  • Induction
  • Working environment
  • Staff relations
  • Staff development


Introduction to Finance

Module Objective:
To give an understanding of the role of financial management in industry.


  • Banking
  • Leverage or debt
  • Credit
  • Capital markets
  • Money
  • Investments
  • Creation and oversight of financial systems


Introduction to Financial Accounting

Module Objective:
To accurately prepare an organization’s financial accounts for a specific period.


  • The income statements
  • The balance sheets
  • The cash flow statement
  • The statement of retained earnings


Introduction to Management Accounting

Module Objective:
To maximize profit and minimize losses.


  • Product costing
  • Budgeting
  • Forecasting
  • Various financial analysis


Organizational Behaviour

Module Objective:
To understand the human interactions in an organization find what is driving it and influence it for getting better results for attaining business goals.


  • Motivation
  • Leader behaviour and power
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Group structure and processes
  • Attitude development and perception
  • Change processes
  • Conflict and negotiation and work design


Principles of Management

Module Objective:

  • Establishment of objectives
  • Performance
  • Appraisal of performance based on the objectives


  • Planning
  • Organization
  • Commanding
  • Coordinating
  • Controlling


Quantitative methods

Module Objective:
To develop and employ mathematical models, theories and/or hypothesis pertaining to phenomena.


  • Data Analysis
  • Sampling Profitability
  • Questionnaire
  • Experiment
  • Sampling methodology


Risk Management and Insurance

Module Objective:
Protect not only the assets and income of an organization from the potential of accidental loss, but also other stake holder’s dependent upon the organization.


  • Risk identification is the process of documenting potential risks and then categorizing the actual risks and business faces.
  • Risk analysis
  • Response planning
  • Risk mitigation
  • Risk monitoring


Strategic Management

Module Objective:
Covers the setting objectives for the company, keeping an eye on competitor’s actions, reassessing the organization’s internal structure, evaluating present-day strategies, and affirming the implementation of those strategies throughout the company.


  • Goal setting
  • Gathering information
  • Strategy formulation
  • Strategy implementation
  • Strategy evaluation
  • The Start
  • Analyzing
  • Forming the strategy