Advanced Professional Certificate in Corporate Reporting in Bamako Region 2024

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These are short online certificate courses of a more advanced nature designed to help you develop professionally and achieve your career goals, while you earn a professional certificate which qualifies you for the appropriate continuous professional development (CPD).

Advanced Professional Certificate in Corporate Reporting in Bamako Region 2024
Discount Icon £ 216 £ 120
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The Advanced Professional Certificate in Corporate Reporting aims to equip the learner with advanced knowledge of the concepts and methods used in corporate reporting by introducing different instruments and structures of financial and non-financial information that are needed to be reported in order to facilitate the decision-making at the top management.

The learner will be able to understand, interpret and develop different reports and instruments to report the needed financial and non-financial information to the top management.

Corporate reporting is a crucial aspect of any business, providing stakeholders with insight into an organisation's financial performance and sustainability.


After the successful completion of this course, you will understand the following;

Understanding Accounting Concepts, Principles and Theories:

  • Understand accounting concepts.
  • Learn various accounting concepts and principles.
  • Concepts of accounting theory.
  • Learn various elements of accounting theory.
  • Learn financial statement fraud and its types.
Understanding the Basics of Financial Statements & Auditing:
  • Define accounting and identify its importance in business.
  • Discuss the history and evolution of financial accounting and its impact on modern business practices.
  • Define financial statements and describe their purpose in providing a comprehensive view of a company's financial health.
  • Analyze the components of a balance sheet and explain how it represents a company's financial position at a specific point in time.
  • Examine the income statement and its role in showing a company's profitability over a period of time.
  • Explain the purpose of a cash flow statement and its significance in assessing a company's ability to meet its financial obligations.
  • Outline the key concepts of auditing, including its history, types of audits, the phases of an audit cycle, the role and functions of an auditor, and the essential skills required to perform a successful audit.

Preparation and Interpretation of Accounting Information:

  • Accounting information and its importance in providing key financial data to various stakeholders.
  • Identify the different users of accounting information, including investors, creditors, and management, and describe their specific needs.
  • Explain the various bases of preparing accounting information, including cash and accrual accounting, and how they impact financial reporting.
  • Categorize accounting into its various types, such as financial, management, and tax accounting, and describe their unique roles in business.
  • Analyze financial statements, including the balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows, and interpret the data to assess a company's financial health.
  • Describe the accounting methods used for non-current assets, including property, plant, and equipment, and intangible assets such as patents and copyrights.
  • Explain the accounting treatment of business acquisitions, including goodwill and other intangible assets, and the impact on financial reporting. Also, outline the accounting procedures involved in the liquidation of a company, including the disposal of assets and settling of liabilities.
Understanding the Accounting & Finance Regulatory Framework:
  • Define financial reporting and its importance in providing stakeholders with transparent and accurate financial information.
  • Explain financial regulation and its key elements, including establishing rules and guidelines, oversight and enforcement, and protecting investors and the public interest.
  • Identify the financial regulators in the UK, such as the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), and their respective roles in overseeing financial markets and institutions.
  • Describe the IFRS regulatory framework and its importance in providing global accounting standards to promote transparency and comparability in financial reporting.
  • Explain the GAAP framework and its role in providing accounting standards and guidelines for financial reporting in the United States.
  • Analyze the differences between principles-based and rules-based accounting and their impact on financial reporting.
  • Discuss the benefits of a financial regulatory framework, including increased transparency, accountability, and investor confidence, and the potential impacts on business organizations.
  • Define UK accounting standards and their role in promoting consistent and transparent financial reporting practices in the UK.
  • Explain corporate accounting and its key activities, including financial analysis, bookkeeping, and financial reporting.
  • Define accounting events and their role in recording financial transactions and events in an organization.
  • Understand amalgamation in accounting and its impact on financial reporting in the context of mergers and acquisitions.
  • Describe corporate accounting practices and policies and their importance in promoting consistency and accuracy in financial reporting.
  • Analyze the differences between corporate accounting practices and policies and their respective roles in financial reporting.

The Advanced Professional Certificate in Corporate Reporting aims to equip the learner with advanced knowledge of the concepts and methods used in corporate reporting by introducing different instruments and structures of financial and non-financial information that are needed to be reported in order to facilitate the decision-making at the top management.

The learner will be able to understand, interpret and develop different reports and instruments to report the needed financial and non-financial information to the top management.

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  • CASE STUDY - TESCO Accounting Scandal

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  • Understanding Accounting Concepts, Principles and Theories

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Understanding the Basics of Financial Statements & Auditing

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • CASE STUDY - The Merger of Arcelor and Mittal

    Downloadable material to advance your understanding of this module.

  • Preparation and Interpretation of Accounting Information

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Understanding the Accounting & Finance regulatory framework

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Corporate Reporting

    Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz. Read each question carefully and choose the response that you feel is correct.

All MSBM courses are accredited by the relevant partners and awarding bodies. Please refer to MSBM accreditation in about us for more details.

There are no strict entry requirements for this course. Work experience will be added advantage to understanding the content of the course.

The certificate is designed to enhance the learner's knowledge in the field. This certificate is for everyone eager to know more and get updated on current ideas in their respective field. We recommend this certificate for the following audience.

  • CEO, Director, Manager, Supervisor
  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Tax Specialist
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Finance Manager
  • Investment Analyst
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Regulator
  • Policy Analyst
  • Business Executive
  • Entrepreneur


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Learn at your pace

Self-study online courses are available 24/7 so you can learn at your pace. This approach offers students who choose distance learning the flexibility to combine studies with work or other commitments.

Exclusive study groups

Our learners may be paired into study groups to help them keep tabs on group assignments and projects.

Identity verification

Our certificates and ID cards are verifiable and are strong proof of learnership.

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Our programmes are fully accredited by relevant awarding bodies all over the world.

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You’ll be able to connect with other learners throughout your learning journey.

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Our learners get unlimited support from our academic team.

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