| Banking and Finance Certificate

Banking and Finance Certificate - African Institute of Research and Development Studies

This is an entry-level program that is designed to introduce the student to business courses while equipping the student with practical skills that can be applied in the business world at an entry-level.

 Certificate  2 years Fee: on application

This Banking and Finance Certificate program prepares students to think critically and find new ways to improve the banking and finance industry. Students learn to communicate effectively on all levels and acquire leadership skills in the banking industry to become an initiator of change by making complex and difficult decisions using modern finance, marketing, and management analysis methods.

On completion of this program, students qualify for a variety of entry-level jobs in banking and finance.

Also available are employment opportunities with insurance, brokerage and mortgage companies, and governmental lending agencies

Banking and Finance Certificate - objectives

This is an entry-level program that is designed to introduce the student to business courses while equipping the student with practical skills that can be applied in the business world at an entry-level.

This program prepares one to join an organization at lower entry levels while also forming a base for one to advance both academically and also professionally

Entry requirements

KCSE mean grade D  (plain)

Banking and Finance Certificate - course content

  • Mathematics
  • Social studies
  • English
  • Kiswahili
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Economics
  • Office organization
  • Introduction to law
  • Principle and practice of communication
  • Financial accounting
  • Business finance
  • Elements of banking
  • Foreign exchange and exchange control
  • Communication and report writing
  • Life skills
  • Information communication technology

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