For accounting to provide the desired value and contribute to organizational success, organizations must develop financial systems that are best suited to their circumstances. Accountants and financial managers need appropriate skills and competence to develop, install and review, where necessary, the financial systems of their organizations.
This training workshop is designed to equip participants with the basic skills and competencies in designing acceptable accounting systems for organizations.
At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
- Design and operate accounting systems
- Identify difficulties associated with designing and implementing accounting systems
- Restructure existing accounting systems
- Use the computer to generate accounting and financial information system.
- Accounting systems design and implementation: an overview
- Role of accounts officers in accounting systems design and implementation
- Accounting design process and techniques
- Accounting systems design in profit-oriented organizations
- Accounting systems design in non-profit making organizations
- Accounting system design in public sector organizations
- Control problems in accounting systems design and implementation
- Restructuring techniques for existing accounting systems
- Application of computer to accounting systems design and implementation.
Methodology: Lectures, discussions, computer hands-on exercises, case studies and exercises. Audio-visual aids will be used to reinforce these learning methods.
Directors of finance and accounting, finance and treasury managers and controllers, accountants, accounting officers, internal auditors and financial consultants in public and private sector organizations.
Mode of Assessment for Certification: 100 per cent attendance/active participation.
Contact Person: Mrs. A. O. Amira