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The subject looks into the uses of financial ratios, working capital management and the sources and uses of funds. It also focuses on the calculations of investment decisions such as payback, IRR, NPV. It also covers simple mathematics of interest calculations and exposes students to the foreign exchange markets. In addition, this subject shall cover the latest advancements in financial technology.

Note: Subject relates to Diploma in Accounting

Programme Fee

Awarding Body: 

This programme is designed, delivered, assessed and awarded by SEGi University through the Africa Open Learning Platform. 

Endorsement & Recognition: 

This programme is recognized and endorsed by the Seychelles Qualifications Authority (SQA), established under the Seychelles Qualifications Authority Act of 2005. 

Business & Accounting
  1. Principle Of Finance
  2. Firms And Financial Market
  3. Long Term And Short Term Financing
  4. Financial Analysis - Sizing Up Firm Performance
  5. The Cost Of Capital
  6. Working Capital Management
  7. Risk Analysis & Project Evaluation
  8. Understanding Financial Statements , Taxes And Cash Flows
  9. Time Value Of Money
  10. Annuities
  11. Investment Decision Criteria
  12. Introduction To Fintech
  13. Blockchain And Cryptocurrency Technologies
  14. Bitcoin And Other Cryptocurrency

Assignment 1 - 30% 
Assignment 2 - 20% 
Final Examination - 50% 

Credit Transfer: 
Upon successful completion of this Micro-credential certification in Introduction to Finance and Technology (DIA), students will be able to transfer grades and credits into the following programme(s):
  1. Diploma in Accounting
Continuing Education: 

Upon successful completion of this Diploma in Accounting programme and meeting the necessary entry requirements, students will be able to progress into the following programme(s):

  1. Bachelor of Accounting & Finance (BAF)
  2. Bachelor of Business Management(BBM)
Career Opportunities: 

The knowledge that the students learn from this subject will enhance their  skills and knowledge of the basic understanding of financial accounting and financial statements.