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Accounting for Administrative Staff

 Accounting for Administrative Staff
Executive Certificate Course

The course will provide a foundation in the accounting process including language, key terms and definitions, financial statement analysis and balance sheet analysis. Participants for this training seminar will be anyone seeking an introduction to accounting, or junior administrators, administrative and executive assistants, clerks, and other professionals working with managers or executives who handle financial matters. Optional seminar format available.

Advanced Taxation

Advanced Taxation
Executive Certificate Course

This aim of this course is to deliver a sound understanding of taxation within various business structures within Jamaica. Students will be exposed to the different types of taxes, rules and regulations. At the end of this course students will be able to apply these rules and regulations in calculating and presenting returns for different businesses in Jamaica.

Financial Markets & Analysis

Financial Markets & Analysis
Executive Certificate Course

Rationale
Students need to be aware of the various types of markets that operate within an economy. The aim of this course is to provide students with exposure to the various financial markets both locally and internationally and their impact on the economy.

Budget Management

Budget Management
Executive Certificate Course

The target audience for this training seminar is managers involved in budget planning, managing department or project budgets and controlling cash while incorporating operational goals.

Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance
Executive Certificate Course

This programme aims to meet the demand for post-graduate and financial management growth and education, enabling professional students in the field to obtain certification in various financials designations and career advancement. Programme topics will provide a working knowledge of capital investments, valuation of assets and understanding of the framework of strategic corporate finance decisions, such as, mergers and acquisitions, leasing, capital structure, risk management and international aspects of finance.

Management Accounting

Management Accounting
Executive Certificate Course

The aim of this course is to provide students with a broad coverage of Management Accounting principles relevant to professional practice. Management Accounting is a broad based subject drawing upon several disciplines. As a result, principles and theories from other disciplines that are relevant to Management Accounting are integrated into the course. The course is especially important for students who intend to indulge in further Professional Accountancy Examinations such as ACCA, undergraduates doing studies in Accounting, Business Administration and other areas, where Management Accounting is a part of the curriculum.

Payroll, Staff Benefits and Statutory Deductions - Certificate Course

Payroll, Staff Benefits and Statutory Deductions
UCC Executive Certificate Course

This course delivers must have training of the legally required benefits in Jamaica and the understanding to manipulate the main features of each of the benefits towards creating workable, innovative compensation packages. Relevant laws governing income tax and statutory deductions are explained. There is value in this course for anyone involved in the payroll process for full-time or contingent workers, managers and business owners. Optional seminar format is available.

Cost Reduction and Revenue Enhancement

Cost Reduction and Revenue Enhancement
Executive Certificate Course

A must for anyone involved in negotiations and collecting money including managers & executives in collections, credit control; external and internal sales; finance; internal audit and customer service. Entrepreneurs and employees at all levels will find this seminar extremely beneficial and relevant to issues relating to negotiation or collections.

Procurement Management

Procurement Management
Executive Certificate Course

Procurement Management is comprised of three modules, which includes Fundamentals of Purchasing, Techniques of Procurement Negotiation, and Cost Price Analysis.  These modules can be done independently of each other where the participant will receive a Certificate of Achievement for a single module. At the end of this course, candidates will have the ability to take a structured approach to buying and leverage an understanding of the functionality of purchasing in an organization; costs, pricing and negotiations; the purchasing environment; and managing suppliers and supplier relationships.

Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Finance for Non-Financial Managers
Executive Certificate Course

This course will enable the successful participant to interpret financial statements, understand the difference between financial accounting and financial management and understand the key financial ratios that measure the financial performance of organizations. No experience or prior training in finance or accounting required. Optional seminar format is available.

Taxation, Theory & Practice - Certificate Course

Taxation Theory & Practice ACT205
Executive Certificate Course

This course aims to provide a theoretical background for students to understand the basic principles of taxation in the Jamaican environment.  In addition, students should be able to do basic tax computations for individuals, partnerships and corporate bodies.  After completing this course, the student should have an understanding of the tax law and practices as it relates to individuals and businesses, employees and employers resident in Jamaica.

Financial Accounting

Financial Accounting- ACT100
Executive Certificate Course

This course seeks to provide students with the capacity to indulge in professional accounting work. It is particularly important for students who intend to continue with further accounting studies. The aim is to provide students with the requisite financial accounting skills necessary for progress in personal and private business. This course will form the bridge for studies in courses such as Cost Accounting, Management Accounting and Financial Management just to name a few.

The Jamaica Financial Securities Management - Certificate Course

The Jamaica Financial Securities Management
Certificate Course

The Certificate in Financial Securities Management is an introductory level investment course that introduces participants to capital markets, investment products and the financial services industry. Successful participants in this course will be deemed to have satisfied the minimum education and training requirements of the Financial Services Commission (FSC) to become a licensed Securities Dealer, Financial Advisor, Broker or Analyst in Jamaica and have acquired study hours towards certification in these and other professional designations.