Finance Management

  • Program TitleFinance Management
    Credential: Diploma
    Delivery: Online
    Program Length: 3 Semesters (One year)
    Program Availability: Full time or Part time
    Offered: This program is available starting every Monday.

    Description


    This advanced accounting program will be essential to your First Nation Community. Our Finance Management Diploma Program is an extension of the Finance & Accounting Clerk program. It is designed for those students who wish to continue their accounting studies into more advanced areas of financial accounting and finance.

    Students have fifty-two (52) weeks to complete their program requirements, starting from the date of their first course.

    Learning Outcomes


    • Contribute to the development and the implementation of marketing strategies to promote financial products and services and to enhance customer service.
    • Process and maintain financial records in compliance with relevant policies, procedures and regulations for individuals and/or organizations.
    • Develop and implement ongoing strategies for personal and professional development, highlighting ethics, values and standards in the finance sector.
    • Prepare and present financial information in compliance with relevant legislation and regulations for individuals and/or organizations.
    • Contribute to the development and the implementation of a financial plan to meet individuals’ and/or organizations’ needs and objectives.
    • Develop and implement strategies to establish and maintain professional networking and business relationships in the finance sector.
    • Analyze, within a Canadian context, the impact of economic variables, legislation, ethics, technology and the environment on individuals’ and/or organizations’ operations.
    • Generate financial reports for individuals and/or organizations by applying financial mathematics and statistics.

    Your Career


    Finance managers will be responsible for the financial management of the organization, including payroll, invoicing and budget management, as well as other administrative duties as required by the department. They develop and implement the financial policies and systems of establishments. Finance managers establish performance standards and prepare various financial reports for senior management. They are employed in financial and accounting departments throughout aboriginal organizations.

  • Admission Requirements


    College Eligibility

    • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent; OR
    • Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate; OR
    • General Educational Development (GED); OR
    • Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program).

    Call the Admissions Office at 1 (800) 267-2577 for more details. Academic prerequisites for this program may be obtained free of charge through Academic Upgrading.

    Application Process
    Program intake – Apply to this program by visiting our Registration page. If you are entering into this program as a mature student please attach your resume when submitting your registration information online.

  • Courses


    Semester 1
    Communication Strategies
    Office Applications
    Study Skills Strategies
    Presenting and Understanding Financial Information
    Sharing Financial Information Guidelines for First Nations
    Introduction to Financial Management and the Financial Environment
    Financial Statements, Cash Flow, and Taxes
    Analysis of Financial Statements
    Time Value of Money
    Financial Planning and Forecasting Financial Statements

    Semester 2
    Bonds, Bond Valuation, and Interest Rates
    Risk, Return, and the Capital Asset Pricing Model
    Stocks, Stock Valuation, and Stock Market Equilibrium
    Cost of Capital
    The Basics of Capital Budgeting: Evaluating Cash Flows
    Cash Flow Estimation and Risk Analysis
    Capital Structure Decisions
    Distributions to Shareholders: Dividends and Repurchases
    Initial Public Offerings, Investment Banking, and Financial Restructuring
    Lease Financing
    Capital Market Financing

    Semester 3
    Working Capital Management and Short-Term Financing
    Current Asset Management
    Derivative Techniques
    Financial Options and Applications in Corporate Finance
    Decision Trees, Real Options, and Other Capital Budgeting Topics
    Derivatives and Risk Management
    International Financial Management
    Corporate Valuation, Value-Based Management, and Corporate Governance
    Mergers, Acquisitions, and Restructuring

    Every attempt is made to ensure the accuracy of information provided on our website. The College reserves the right to modify any course, program, curriculum, fee, timetable, or campus location at any time.

  • Course Desciptions


    Semester 1
    Communication Strategies
    The primary aim of this course is to enable students with an understanding of the impact that their communication skills can have on others, while exploring the different ways in which developing these skills can make it easier for them to succeed in the work force.

    Office Applications
    Stuents will learn the skills needed to take full advantage of Microsoft Office applications and features. Students will learn how to manage data in spreadsheets, compose error-free documents, organize email, build engaging presentations, and much more with Microsoft Office.

    Study Skills Strategies
    This course will enable students to assess their current study skills and plan for improvement. Students will practice time-management techniques for successful studying. Students will learn to develop powerful reading skills and practice memory techniques to enhance ability to learn and improve test performance. This course will also help students to develop specific study skills for mathematics and related subjects and implement an action plan to improve them.

    Presenting and Understanding Financial Information
    This course was created for Aboriginal elected leadership. It provides a basic introduction to the financial responsibilities of elected leaders including: short and long term planning; budget approval and review; establishing a financial policy; decision-making based on financial information; approval of financial statements ; the nature and format of financial information and reports that should be reviewed; the audit; and, financial communication with the community.

    Sharing Financial Information Guidelines for First Nations
    This course provide students with a basic understanding of the requirements of financial reporting by First Nations in Canada.

    Introduction to Financial Management and the Financial Environment
    Students will be introduced to the corporate life cycle and examine the primary objectives of a corporation. This course will present an overview of the capital allocation process. Students will examine type of financial securities, the cost of money and examine types of financial markets.

    Financial Statements, Cash Flow, and Taxes
    This course defines financial statements, reports and the balance sheet. Students will review the income statement, statement of changes in equity, net cash flow, statement of cash flows, modifying and managing accounting data and provincial and territorial corporate tax requirements.

    Analysis of Financial Statements
    The course will introduce methodology and analytic techniques for both the financial dimensions of corporate management and the nature and functionality of financial statements. Students will be introduced to financial analysis, revenue recognition, and risk analysis. Trend analysis, common size analysis, percent change analysis, the valuation of cash flow forecasts, asset management, liquidity and profitability ratio, and financial disclosure requirements will be explored.

    Time Value of Money
    Financial Planning and Forecasting Financial Statements

    Semester 2
    Bonds, Bond Valuation, and Interest Rates
    Risk, Return, and the Capital Asset Pricing Model
    Stocks, Stock Valuation, and Stock Market Equilibrium
    Cost of Capital
    The Basics of Capital Budgeting: Evaluating Cash Flows
    Cash Flow Estimation and Risk Analysis
    Capital Structure Decisions
    Distributions to Shareholders: Dividends and Repurchases
    Initial Public Offerings, Investment Banking, and Financial Restructuring
    Lease Financing
    Capital Market Financing

    Semester 3
    Working Capital Management and Short-Term Financing
    Current Asset Management
    Derivative Techniques
    Financial Options and Applications in Corporate Finance
    Decision Trees, Real Options, and Other Capital Budgeting Topics
    Derivatives and Risk Management
    International Financial Management
    Corporate Valuation, Value-Based Management, and Corporate Governance
    Mergers, Acquisitions, and Restructuring

  • Fees & Expenses


    Tuition fees listed are in effect for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Application Fee: $100.00
    • Textbooks: $975.00
    • Postal Fee: $49.00
    • Tuition Fee: $3,825.00

    Total Tuition & Fees: $4,949.00