The ACCA qualification provides you with a sound base on which to build a successful career in accounting and finance. As an ACCA trainee, you will develop a range of skills and knowledge which will enable you to work in any aspect of finance in any country throughout the world, without restriction, creating a world of opportunities for your future.

Accountancy is about being in control – of your job, your finances, your life and your future. Those who have reached the top and are reaping the rewards come from many different backgrounds, the ACCA qualification opens many doors in the career world. With ACCA you can reach your goals as quickly or as slowly as you want. Flexibility of examinations, study methods and training environments means that whoever you are, wherever you are, and whatever your circumstances, ACCA as a pathway to qualifying will suit you. Attaining ACCA will offer security, financial reward, prestige and respect. Plus you will have the freedom to move your career in the direction which is best for you. As a Chartered Certified Accountant you will be at the centre of the decision-making process.

EXAM CHANGES IN 2018

Please see the information below;

From September 2018, the new ACCA Qualification was launched which means that exam names, codes and levels changed. Knowledge level became Applied Knowledge, Skills level became Applied Skills and Professional level became Strategic Professional.

ACCA Qualification Journey

When you study ACCA, you can achieve the following qualifications;

ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business

You gain the ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business  when you pass:

  • the Applied Knowledge exams of the ACCA Qualification
  • the Foundations in Professionalism ethics module.

Depending on when you take your ethics module, you could get this award in 6-12 months.

Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business

You gain the Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business when you pass:

  • all the Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills exams of the ACCA Qualification
  • the Ethics and Professional Skills module.

Depending on when you take your exams and ethics module, you could get this award in 12-18 months.

What enhanced qualifications can you get with ACCA?

You can also combine the ACCA Qualification with getting a degree:

BSc (Hons) degree in Applied Accounting

Get a degree at the same time as becoming a qualified accountant through our partnership with Oxford Brookes University. This is the perfect way to gain an extra qualification without doubling your workload.

You need to:

  • pass your ACCA Qualification exams
  • pass the Ethics and Professional Skills module
  • submit a research and analysis project.
Foundation-level awards

Our Foundation-level awards are made up of certificates and diplomas that you can obtain as you progress through the exams. Here are the exams you will need to take and the awards you can achieve on the way.

ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting

The ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting is awarded on the completion of exams Recording Financial Transactions (FA1) and Management Information (MA1), and also Foundations in Professionalism.

The ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting is suitable for those aspiring to work or already working in:

  • a junior accounts clerk/junior bookkeeper role in an SME
  • a range of junior accounting administration roles within an accounting department of a larger organisation or financial shared service centre.

The ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting is broadly equivalent to GCSE level.

Exams
  • FA1 Recording Financial Transactions
  • MA1 Management Information
ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting

The ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting is awarded on the completion of exams Maintaining Financial Records (FA2) and Managing Costs and Finance (MA2), and also Foundations in Professionalism.

The ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting    is suitable for those aspiring to work or already working in:

  • Accounting administration roles in small, medium or large enterprises in private practice, the corporate or public sectors.
  • Various roles in financial or cost and management accounting within an accounting department of a larger organisation or in financial shared services or Global Business Services (GBS) centres.

The ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting is broadly equivalent to ‘A’ level.

Exams
  • FA2 Maintaining Financial Records
  • MA2 Managing Costs and Finance
Previous exam name New equivalent exam name New exam code
Knowledge level Applied Knowledge
F1 Accountant in Business Accountant in Business AB
F2 Management Accounting Management Accounting MA
F3 Financial Accounting Financial Accounting FA
Skills level Applied skills
F4 Corporate and Business Law Corporate and Business Law LW
F5 Performance Management Performance Management PM
F6 Taxation Taxation TX
F7 Financial Reporting Financial Reporting FR
F8 Audit and Assurance Audit and Assurance AA
F9 Financial Management Financial Management FM
Professional level Strategic Professional
Essentials Essentials
P1 Governance, Risk and Ethics and P3 Business Analysis Strategic Business Leader SBL
P2 Corporate Reporting Strategic Business Reporting SBR
Options Options
P4 Advanced Financial management Advanced Financial Management AFM
P5 Advanced Performance Management Advanced Performance Management APM
P6 Advanced Taxation Advanced Taxation ATX
P6 Advanced Taxation Advanced Taxation ATX
ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business

The ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business  is awarded on the completion of the exams Accountant in Business (FAB), Financial Accounting (FFA), Management Accounting (FMA) and Foundations in Professionalism.

The ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business  is suitable for those aspiring to work or already working in the following types of roles:

  • basic bookkeeping
  • trainee accountant in a commercial organisation or accounting practice
  • accounts clerk in public sector.

The ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business  is broadly equivalent to HND level/ the first year of a degree.

Exams
  • FAB Accountant in Business
  • FFA Financial Accounting
  • FMA Management Accounting
Additional requirements

Foundations in professionalism

The module has been designed to help you understand what it means to act professionally and ethically at work. Once you complete the module you will receive certificates for all the awards you complete.

So if you study for any of our Foundation-level qualifications and want a certificate as proof of the exams you have completed, you are required to complete Foundations in Professionalism. This is an online, interactive module, designed to help you develop your understanding of what it means to act professionally and ethically in the work you carry out.

You can complete Foundations in Professionalism before or after completing the exam component of the qualification you are aiming to achieve and you only need to successfully complete the module once, even if you decide to complete one or more of our qualifications.

Exam Sessions 2019

We prepare students for the four (4) exam sessions in a year namely:

  1. March 2019
  2. June 2019
  3. September 2019
  4. December 2019

A course in Accountancy is relevant for you irrespective of the career you later venture into. A basic knowledge of Accountancy in areas such as Engineering, Law, Architecture, Medicine, Dentistry or Building Economics, gives the necessary background to run one’s future business according to sound financial principles.
One may also contemplate a career in Accountancy itself, either in the profession, ie preparing, auditing and interpreting the accounts of clients; acting as their financial advisor, or as a chief-accountant directing the accounting function in an organisation. Whatever your future ambitions might be, the CPA, course is a valuable.

The CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation is an internationally respected professional designation conferred by the CFA Institute. The program’s professional conduct requirements demand that both CFA candidates and charter holders adhere to the highest standards of ethical responsibility. Upholding ethical standards are as much part of holding the CFA designation as passing the examinations.

The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is the largest and most successful professional marketing community in the world. Professional CIM qualifications are the only marketing qualification programme accepted and respected worldwide and there are now over 50,000 marketers currently registered across the globe.

Individuals with the CIM credentials are able to:

  • Work anywhere in the world
  • Work in any industry
  • Acquire marketing status that is recognized internationally
  • Advance their career to a Master program from the U.K’s top universities whatever stage an individual is at in their career, CIM qualifications can help the individual to develop marketing skills and knowledge, and because CIM qualifications are developed to meet industry needs, students will be provided with practical skills that can help one to progress through the marketing career easily.

Today’s complex business and technology environment continues to challenge enterprises seeking to protect and control IT and business systems. In addition, there is an ever-increasing number of government regulations and oversight that require stronger internal control and disclosures. The technical skills, knowledge and practices that ISACA’s Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA®) program promotes and evaluates are the building blocks to meeting these challenges.

With the CISA® designation comes many professional and personal benefits, including:

  • Worldwide recognition for professional experience
  • Enhanced knowledge and skills
  • Career advancement

CAREER

Because the CISA program certifies individuals who demonstrate proficiency in today’s most sought-after skills, employers prefer to hire and retain those who achieve and maintain the designation. Whether looking to enhance on-the-job performance or secure a promotion or new position, becoming a CISA sets one apart from other candidates and provides a competitive advantage. Earning the CISA designation distinguishes individuals as qualified IS audit, control and security professionals. CISAs have the proven ability to perform reviews in accordance with globally accepted standards and guidelines to ensure that an enterprise’s IT and business systems are adequately controlled, monitored and assessed. The CISA designation ensures employers that their staff have met the current education and experience criteria necessary for successful on-the-job performance.

A current profile of CISM professionals demonstrates the managerial influence and authority achieved by CISM professionals within their organisations. The CISM certification promotes international practices and provides executive management with assurance that those earning the designation have the required experience and knowledge to provide effective security management services. The CISM job practice also defines a global job description for the information security manager and a method to measure existing staff or compare prospective new hires. Earning the CISM designation distinguishes individuals as qualified information security management professionals with experience and knowledge managing, designing and overseeing an enterprise’s information security. CISM provides the information security professional with an opportunity to build upon existing credentials and provides tangible evidence of career growth. The CISM designation assures employers that their staff have met the current education and experience criteria necessary for successful on-the-job performance. Individuals earning the CISM certification become part of an elite peer network, attaining a one-of-a-kind credential.

The CHRP qualification provides you with a sound base in which to build a transformational career in Human Resources Management.

The course equips you with the fundamental skills and knowledge that enhance your competence in people management.

This will enable you to recruit, retain and motivate the key resources (people) of any organization creating a world of possibilities.

Introduction

HR is the key driver of success for any organization. CHRP is about helping organizations meet their mission, vision and organizational objectives which then translates to organizational productivity.

Be among the first in revolutionizing the HR profession in Kenya.

Entry Requirements:

(A) CHRP II

This part consists of Levels 3 and 4 which provides a transition from CHRP I course to an intermediate body of knowledge and skills required in the HR profession. The course is structured to accommodate candidates who are already in the HR profession with relevant HR qualifications, but need to enhance their HR knowledge and skills.

(B) CHRP III

This part comprises Levels 5 and 6 which provide a progression from CHRP II course to advanced body of HR knowledge and skills. Necessary for managing human resources at middle and top levels of HR management. It shall target holders of CHRP II or Higher Diplomas in HRM (KNEC) or Master’s Degree holders in Human Resource Management.

ACCA

The ACCA qualification provides you with a sound base on which to build a successful career in accounting and finance. As an ACCA trainee, you will develop a range of skills and knowledge which will enable you to work in any aspect of finance in any country throughout the world, without restriction, creating a world of opportunities for your future.

Accountancy is about being in control – of your job, your finances, your life and your future. Those who have reached the top and are reaping the rewards come from many different backgrounds, the ACCA qualification opens many doors in the career world. With ACCA you can reach your goals as quickly or as slowly as you want. Flexibility of examinations, study methods and training environments means that whoever you are, wherever you are, and whatever your circumstances, ACCA as a pathway to qualifying will suit you. Attaining ACCA will offer security, financial reward, prestige and respect. Plus you will have the freedom to move your career in the direction which is best for you. As a Chartered Certified Accountant you will be at the centre of the decision-making process.

EXAM CHANGES IN 2018

Please see the information below;

From September 2018, the new ACCA Qualification was launched which means that exam names, codes and levels changed. Knowledge level became Applied Knowledge, Skills level became Applied Skills and Professional level became Strategic Professional.

ACCA Qualification Journey

When you study ACCA, you can achieve the following qualifications;

ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business

You gain the ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business  when you pass:

  • the Applied Knowledge exams of the ACCA Qualification
  • the Foundations in Professionalism ethics module.

Depending on when you take your ethics module, you could get this award in 6-12 months.

Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business

You gain the Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business when you pass:

  • all the Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills exams of the ACCA Qualification
  • the Ethics and Professional Skills module.

Depending on when you take your exams and ethics module, you could get this award in 12-18 months.

What enhanced qualifications can you get with ACCA?

You can also combine the ACCA Qualification with getting a degree:

BSc (Hons) degree in Applied Accounting

Get a degree at the same time as becoming a qualified accountant through our partnership with Oxford Brookes University. This is the perfect way to gain an extra qualification without doubling your workload.

You need to:

  • pass your ACCA Qualification exams
  • pass the Ethics and Professional Skills module
  • submit a research and analysis project.
Foundation-level awards

Our Foundation-level awards are made up of certificates and diplomas that you can obtain as you progress through the exams. Here are the exams you will need to take and the awards you can achieve on the way.

ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting

The ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting is awarded on the completion of exams Recording Financial Transactions (FA1) and Management Information (MA1), and also Foundations in Professionalism.

The ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting is suitable for those aspiring to work or already working in:

  • a junior accounts clerk/junior bookkeeper role in an SME
  • a range of junior accounting administration roles within an accounting department of a larger organisation or financial shared service centre.

The ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting is broadly equivalent to GCSE level.

Exams
  • FA1 Recording Financial Transactions
  • MA1 Management Information
ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting

The ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting is awarded on the completion of exams Maintaining Financial Records (FA2) and Managing Costs and Finance (MA2), and also Foundations in Professionalism.

The ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting    is suitable for those aspiring to work or already working in:

  • Accounting administration roles in small, medium or large enterprises in private practice, the corporate or public sectors.
  • Various roles in financial or cost and management accounting within an accounting department of a larger organisation or in financial shared services or Global Business Services (GBS) centres.

The ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting is broadly equivalent to ‘A’ level.

Exams
  • FA2 Maintaining Financial Records
  • MA2 Managing Costs and Finance
Previous exam name New equivalent exam name New exam code
Knowledge level Applied Knowledge
F1 Accountant in Business Accountant in Business AB
F2 Management Accounting Management Accounting MA
F3 Financial Accounting Financial Accounting FA
Skills level Applied skills
F4 Corporate and Business Law Corporate and Business Law LW
F5 Performance Management Performance Management PM
F6 Taxation Taxation TX
F7 Financial Reporting Financial Reporting FR
F8 Audit and Assurance Audit and Assurance AA
F9 Financial Management Financial Management FM
Professional level Strategic Professional
Essentials Essentials
P1 Governance, Risk and Ethics and P3 Business Analysis Strategic Business Leader SBL
P2 Corporate Reporting Strategic Business Reporting SBR
Options Options
P4 Advanced Financial management Advanced Financial Management AFM
P5 Advanced Performance Management Advanced Performance Management APM
P6 Advanced Taxation Advanced Taxation ATX
P6 Advanced Taxation Advanced Taxation ATX
ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business

The ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business  is awarded on the completion of the exams Accountant in Business (FAB), Financial Accounting (FFA), Management Accounting (FMA) and Foundations in Professionalism.

The ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business  is suitable for those aspiring to work or already working in the following types of roles:

  • basic bookkeeping
  • trainee accountant in a commercial organisation or accounting practice
  • accounts clerk in public sector.

The ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business  is broadly equivalent to HND level/ the first year of a degree.

Exams
  • FAB Accountant in Business
  • FFA Financial Accounting
  • FMA Management Accounting
Additional requirements

Foundations in professionalism

The module has been designed to help you understand what it means to act professionally and ethically at work. Once you complete the module you will receive certificates for all the awards you complete.

So if you study for any of our Foundation-level qualifications and want a certificate as proof of the exams you have completed, you are required to complete Foundations in Professionalism. This is an online, interactive module, designed to help you develop your understanding of what it means to act professionally and ethically in the work you carry out.

You can complete Foundations in Professionalism before or after completing the exam component of the qualification you are aiming to achieve and you only need to successfully complete the module once, even if you decide to complete one or more of our qualifications.

Exam Sessions 2019

We prepare students for the four (4) exam sessions in a year namely:

  1. March 2019
  2. June 2019
  3. September 2019
  4. December 2019
CPA

A course in Accountancy is relevant for you irrespective of the career you later venture into. A basic knowledge of Accountancy in areas such as Engineering, Law, Architecture, Medicine, Dentistry or Building Economics, gives the necessary background to run one’s future business according to sound financial principles.
One may also contemplate a career in Accountancy itself, either in the profession, ie preparing, auditing and interpreting the accounts of clients; acting as their financial advisor, or as a chief-accountant directing the accounting function in an organisation. Whatever your future ambitions might be, the CPA, course is a valuable.

CFA®)

The CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation is an internationally respected professional designation conferred by the CFA Institute. The program’s professional conduct requirements demand that both CFA candidates and charter holders adhere to the highest standards of ethical responsibility. Upholding ethical standards are as much part of holding the CFA designation as passing the examinations.

CIM

The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is the largest and most successful professional marketing community in the world. Professional CIM qualifications are the only marketing qualification programme accepted and respected worldwide and there are now over 50,000 marketers currently registered across the globe.

Individuals with the CIM credentials are able to:

  • Work anywhere in the world
  • Work in any industry
  • Acquire marketing status that is recognized internationally
  • Advance their career to a Master program from the U.K’s top universities whatever stage an individual is at in their career, CIM qualifications can help the individual to develop marketing skills and knowledge, and because CIM qualifications are developed to meet industry needs, students will be provided with practical skills that can help one to progress through the marketing career easily.
CISA®

Today’s complex business and technology environment continues to challenge enterprises seeking to protect and control IT and business systems. In addition, there is an ever-increasing number of government regulations and oversight that require stronger internal control and disclosures. The technical skills, knowledge and practices that ISACA’s Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA®) program promotes and evaluates are the building blocks to meeting these challenges.

With the CISA® designation comes many professional and personal benefits, including:

  • Worldwide recognition for professional experience
  • Enhanced knowledge and skills
  • Career advancement

CAREER

Because the CISA program certifies individuals who demonstrate proficiency in today’s most sought-after skills, employers prefer to hire and retain those who achieve and maintain the designation. Whether looking to enhance on-the-job performance or secure a promotion or new position, becoming a CISA sets one apart from other candidates and provides a competitive advantage. Earning the CISA designation distinguishes individuals as qualified IS audit, control and security professionals. CISAs have the proven ability to perform reviews in accordance with globally accepted standards and guidelines to ensure that an enterprise’s IT and business systems are adequately controlled, monitored and assessed. The CISA designation ensures employers that their staff have met the current education and experience criteria necessary for successful on-the-job performance.

CISM®

A current profile of CISM professionals demonstrates the managerial influence and authority achieved by CISM professionals within their organisations. The CISM certification promotes international practices and provides executive management with assurance that those earning the designation have the required experience and knowledge to provide effective security management services. The CISM job practice also defines a global job description for the information security manager and a method to measure existing staff or compare prospective new hires. Earning the CISM designation distinguishes individuals as qualified information security management professionals with experience and knowledge managing, designing and overseeing an enterprise’s information security. CISM provides the information security professional with an opportunity to build upon existing credentials and provides tangible evidence of career growth. The CISM designation assures employers that their staff have met the current education and experience criteria necessary for successful on-the-job performance. Individuals earning the CISM certification become part of an elite peer network, attaining a one-of-a-kind credential.

CHRP

The CHRP qualification provides you with a sound base in which to build a transformational career in Human Resources Management.

The course equips you with the fundamental skills and knowledge that enhance your competence in people management.

This will enable you to recruit, retain and motivate the key resources (people) of any organization creating a world of possibilities.

Introduction

HR is the key driver of success for any organization. CHRP is about helping organizations meet their mission, vision and organizational objectives which then translates to organizational productivity.

Be among the first in revolutionizing the HR profession in Kenya.

Entry Requirements:

(A) CHRP II

This part consists of Levels 3 and 4 which provides a transition from CHRP I course to an intermediate body of knowledge and skills required in the HR profession. The course is structured to accommodate candidates who are already in the HR profession with relevant HR qualifications, but need to enhance their HR knowledge and skills.

(B) CHRP III

This part comprises Levels 5 and 6 which provide a progression from CHRP II course to advanced body of HR knowledge and skills. Necessary for managing human resources at middle and top levels of HR management. It shall target holders of CHRP II or Higher Diplomas in HRM (KNEC) or Master’s Degree holders in Human Resource Management.

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