SPECIALIST COURSES

Certified online short courses for professionals

In conjunction with UNISA and ACADEMYONE there are a number of courses available for you to improve your knowledge and skills.

This course will equip you with the skills to analyse and interpret financial statements for your clients. Financial analysis determines a company’s health and stability. This gives you an intuitive understanding of how the company conducts its business and whether management employs its resources properly. This analysis will determine the legality of a company’s fiscal decisions and if the firm is following correct accounting procedures. Financial statement analysis determines the correct taxation liability for the company.

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Obtain professional recognition for your knowledge of the International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) for small and medium enterprises (SME) from the world’s largest chartered accountant professional body, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Whether you are an accountant in commerce or in practice the course will provide guidance, knowledge and the reassurance to support your employer and its clients.

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Corporate Governance failures at Eskom and Steinhoff caused millions of Rand of losses to shareholders and pension funds. As a result directors of these companies are facing criminal action and billions of Rand in lawsuits.The course aims to provide the board of directors, company secretaries and their corporate advisors with knowledge on how to correctly apply corporate governance and help them avoid reputational risk.

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This short learning programme aims to provide participants with an advanced knowledge of the principles and legislation in specific areas of corporate and securities law. The course will provide the students with a thorough knowledge of local corporate law and company secretarial practices to enable them to advise and assist the management for taking appropriate and prompt decisions and carry out company secretarial work more effectively.

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Accountants can now become Business Rescue Practitioners, opening a new revenue stream for their businesses. In support of the application to become a Practitioner with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC), the course will equip learners with the tools and knowledge to become accredited and obtain a licence in business rescue practice.

Saiba is a controlling body for Business Rescue Practitioners.

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This office administration course will equip you with knowledge and practical skills in Business and Office Administration, Bookkeeping to Trial Balance, Business Literacy, Marketing Management and Public Relations, Business Law and Administrative Practice, Cost and Management Accounting.

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The objective of this 1-year course is to equip students with a practical knowledge of bookkeeping to enable them to fulfil  the accounting functions of a bookkeeper in the environment of any small, medium and large business entity.

All persons who are involved in the handling of business documents and record keeping tasks, but have no or little bookkeeping knowledge will benefit. The course is ideal for business owners who do not have an accounting background.

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The ICAEW IFRSs learning and assessment programme (certificate) will give you a comprehensive overview of all current international standards in the private sector. Obtain professional recognition for your knowledge of the International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) from the world’s largest chartered accountant professional body, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). This programme is suitable for all who use or prepare financial statements.

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Obtain professional recognition for your knowledge of the International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) from the world’s largest chartered accountant professional body, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). Whether you are an accountant in commerce or in practice the course will provide guidance, the knowledge and the reassurance to support your employer and its clients.

Expand or update your knowledge of the key principles of the clarified ISA’s.

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The objective of this 1-year course is to equip school administrators, bookkeepers and financial controllers with a working knowledge of the South African Schools Act 84 of 1996; relevant government circulars and Basic Education Laws Amendments. It will also empower learners with the practical knowledge of accounting to use basic standard techniques to account for the various events that occur in South Africa schools in order to improve the general governance and accounting practice of the school.

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This programme is targeted at people who want to pursue a career in bookkeeping and accounting. The programme equips the learner with knowledge and skills to compile annual financial statements; register with SAIBA as an Accounting Officer (once you meet their requirements); work with Chartered Accountants and Auditors; have a thorough knowledge of accounting theory and practice, corporate strategy and International Financial Reporting Standards.

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