Courses offered at Kasneb and Admission Requirement

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Kasneb is the institution that offers professional courses in Accounting,Finance and secretarial. They also offer diploma and certificate courses.

Below we list courses offered by the institution and admission requirement for each program:

(i) Vocational Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The course imparts basic knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to apply entrepreneurship skills and generate innovative ideas to start and manage a new business or grow an existing entity.

The course is structured in two levels, as summarised below:

Level One (Basic Units)

Paper No.1: Communication Skills and Ethics

Paper No.2: Introduction to Computing Systems

Paper No.3: Numerical and Financial Literacy

Level Two (Core Units)

Paper No.4: Entrepreneurial Strategies

Paper No. 5: Creativity and Innovation

Paper No. 6: Opportunity-centred Entrepreneurship

(ii) Vocational Certificate in Graphic Design

The course imparts basic knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to generate and enhance graphic designs according to set specifications.

The course is structured in two levels, as indicated below:

Level One (Basic Units)

Paper No. 1: Communication Skills and Ethics

Paper No. 2 Introduction to Computing Systems

Paper No.3: Numerical and financial literacy

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Level Two (Core Units)

Paper No. 4: Graphic Design I: Software, Topography, Colours

  • Introduction to Graphic Design
  • Graphic Design Software
  • Typography in Graphic Design
  • Colours in Graphic Design

Paper No.5: Graphic Design II: Digital Imaging, layout, production

  • Digital Imaging
  • Graphic Design Layout
  • Objects and illustrations
  • Graphic Design production
  • Vocational Certificate in Information and Cyber Security

The course imparts basic knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to identify information and cyber threats and risks and implement programmes to protect information and databases.

The course is structured in two levels, as indicated below:

Level One (Basic Units)

Paper No. 1: Communication Skills and Ethics

Paper No.1: Introduction to Computing Systems

Paper No.3: Numerical and financial literacy

Level Two (Core Units)

Paper No.4: Cyber Security and Ethics

Paper No.5: Organisation Information Security

Paper No.6: Computer Networks Operations and Security

Paper No.7: Database Design and Security

(iv) Vocational Certificate in Blockchain Technology

The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to develop a simple Blockchain program and undertake Blockchain transactions.

The course is structured in two levels, as indicated below:

Level One (Basic Units)

Paper No.1: Communication Skills and Ethics

Paper No.2: Introduction to Computing Systems

Paper No.3: Numerical and financial literacy

Level Two (Core Units)

Paper No.4: Blockchain technology development platforms

Paper No.5: Cryptography techniques

Paper No.6: Blockchain technology transactions

Paper No.7: Law governing Blockchain technology

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B. CERTIFICATE IN ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS (CAMS) COURSE

The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to prepare basic accounts and financial statements for a small enterprise or non-complex environment and apply basic management and marketing skills in business.

The course is mainly for persons who wish to qualify and work as entry level accounting and management personnel.

The CAMS course is administered in two levels, with each level requiring an average of six months, thus a total of one year.

The minimum entry requirement is KCSE mean grade D or a vocational certificate.

The course is fully tuition based with requirements for students to sit for continuous assessment tests (CATs), which constitute 15% of the final score for assessment purposes.

The examinations will be administered primarily on a computer-based platform.

The structure of CAMS is summarised below:

Level One

Principles of Entrepreneurship and Management

Introduction to Law and Ethics

Fundamental ICT Skills

Fundamentals of Business Mathematics

Level Two

Foundations of Accounting

Elements of Taxation

Principles of Marketing and Communication

C. DIPLOMA COURSES

kasneb currently administers three diploma programmes; Accounting Technicians Diploma (ATD), Diploma in Data Management and Analytics (DDMA) and Diploma in Computer Networks and Systems Administration (DCNSA).

The diploma courses are administered in two levels, with each level requiring an average of one year, thus a total of two years.

The minimum entry for the diploma courses is KCSE mean grade C-, CAMS or any other recognized certificate. The courses can currently be pursued through a tuition-based programme or privately. Tuition-based programmes (physical or virtual classes) are however recommended due to the interactiveness with facilitators and other students which are key in imparting the requisite technical and soft skills.

The details on each of the diploma programmes are presented below:

(i) Accounting Technicians Diploma (ATD) course

The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to prepare financial and management accounts and financial statements for small and medium sized enterprises and compute basic taxes for a business.

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The course is aimed at persons who wish to qualify and work as middle level accountants providing technical support to professional accountants, auditors, tax practitioners and related areas.

The structure of ATD is summarised below:

Level One

Introduction to Financial Accounting

Introduction to Law and Ethics

Entrepreneurship and Communication

Information Communication Technology

Level Two

Financial Accounting

Principles of Management

Business Mathematics and Statistics

Principles of Taxation

Level Three

Principles of Economics

Fundamentals of Management Accounting

Fundamentals of Finance

Principles of Auditing

(ii) Diploma in Data Management and Analytics (DDMA) course

The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to undertake non-complex design of databases, mine and analyse data for decision making.

The DDMA will be administered on a computer-based platform. The structure of DDMA is summarised below:

Level One

Introduction to Computing Systems

Communication Skills and Ethics

Information Systems Support and Integration

Computer Information Systems Applications

Level Two

Databases

Warehousing and Data Mining

Mathematical Concepts in Data Science

Quantitative Modelling Skills

Level Three

Python Data Visualisation

Data Management and Analytics

Cloud Data Solutions

(iii) Diploma in Computer Networks and Systems Administration (DCNSA) course

The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to design, configure, test and secure and manage non-complex networks.

The DCNSA will be administered on a computer based platform.

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The structure of DCNSA is summarised below:

Level One

Introduction to Computing Systems

Communication Skills and Ethics

Information Systems Support and Integration

Computer Information Systems Applications

Level Two

Computer Networking

Network Operating Systems

Windows Servers Roles and Features

Network Security

Level Three

Network Troubleshooting

Network set-up

Server maintenance

D. PROFESSIONAL COURSES

kasneb currently administers five professional courses, as summarised below:

  • Certified Public Accountants (CPA)
  • Certified Secretaries (CS)
  • Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (CIFA)
  • Certified Credit Professionals (CCP)
  • Certified Information Systems Solutions Expert (CISSE)

The professional courses are administered at Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced Levels. Each level requires an average of one year, though candidates are advised to provide for an additional one year to meet requirements for internship/practical experience

The minimum entry for the professional courses is KCSE mean grade C+ , kasneb diploma qualifications or any other recognized diploma. The courses can be pursued through a tuition-based programme or privately. Tuition-based programmes (physical or virtual classes) are however recommended due to the interactiveness with facilitators and other students which are key in imparting the requisite technical and soft skills.

The details on each of the professional courses are presented below:

(i) Certified Public Accountants (CPA) course

The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to, among other competencies:

  • Prepare accounts and financial statements including for complex entities in both the private and public sectors.
  • Use computerised accounting systems
  • Practically apply data analytical tools analyse data and reach conclusions.
  • Undertake audit and assurance services
  • Apply advanced financial management skills to evaluate various financial aspects of a business for decision making
  • Prepare management accounts

Apply leadership and management skills in practice to manage teams and achieve results

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The course is aimed at persons who wish to qualify and work or practice as professional accountants, auditors, finance managers, tax managers and consultants in related areas in both public and private sectors.

Assessment will be conducted in a variety of ways, including examinations, practical papers, workshops attendance and practical experience.

The structure of CPA is summarised below:

Foundation Level

Financial Accounting

Communication Skills

Introduction to Law and Governance

Economics

Quantitative Analysis

Information Communication Technology

Intermediate Level

Company Law

Financial Management

Financial Reporting and Analysis

Auditing and Assurance

Management Accounting

Public Finance and Taxation

Advanced Level

  1. Compulsory papers Leadership and Management

Advanced Financial Reporting and Analysis Advanced Financial Management

  • Specialisation papers (One to be selected, double specialisation allowed) Advanced Taxation

Advanced Auditing and Assurance Advanced Management Accounting Advanced Public Financial Management Business Data Analytics (Practical Paper)

In addition to the above papers, prior to certification, candidates will be required to

  • Attend workshops on ethics, soft skills and emerging issues organised by kasneb and ICPAK and earn IPD hours)
  • Obtain 1-year practical experience, or alternatively attend workshops on work based simulation organised by kasneb and ICPAK.

(ii) Certified Secretaries (CS) course

The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to, among other competencies:

  • Practice and promote principles of good governance within public and private sector entities
  • Implement and comply with legal, regulatory and ethical requirements in practice
  • Ensure proper conduct and management of meetings

Undertake consultancy and advisory services in corporate secretarial and related practices

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  • •    Manage boardroom dynamics
  • Undertake governance and compliance audits

The course is aimed at persons who wish to qualify and work or practice as corporate secretaries, policy formulators and consultants in governance, governance and compliance auditors and administrators at county and national levels and in the private sector.

Assessment will be conducted in a variety of ways, including examinations, projects and workshops attendance.

The structure of CS is summarised below:

Foundation Level

Management Principles and Practice

Communication Skills and Records Management

Introduction to Law and Governance

Principles of Accounting and Taxation

Human Resources Management

Information Communication Technology

Intermediate Level

Company Law

Public Sector Governance, Policy and Administration

Meetings: Compliance and Administration

Financial Markets and Specialised Institutions

Corporate Governance and Ethics

Research, Consultancy and Advisory

Advanced level

Strategic Management

Finance for Decision Making

Governance and Compliance Audit

Boardroom Dynamics

Research Project

(iii) Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (CIFA) course

The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to, among other competencies:

  • Apply financial tools and concepts in analysis and valuation of investment and securities
  • Manage and grow portfolios of investments
  • Analyse various types of investments including equity investments, fixed income investments and derivatives
  • Manage corporate finances
  • Apply financial modelling and analytical tools in investments analysis

The course is aimed at persons who wish to qualify and work or practice as investment, securities and financial analysts, portfolio managers, investment bankers, fund managers, consultants on national and global financial markets and related areas.

The structure of CIFA is summarised below:

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Foundation Level

Financial Accounting

Professional Ethics and Governance

Regulation of Financial Markets

Economics

Quantitative Analysis

Introduction to Finance and Investments

Intermediate Level

Portfolio Management

Financial Statements Analysis

Equity Investments Analysis

Corporate Finance

Public Finance and Taxation

Advanced Level

Leadership and Management

Fixed Income Investments Analysis

Alternative Investments Analysis

Advanced Portfolio Management

Derivatives Analysis

Financial Modelling and Data Analytics (Practical Paper)

(iv) Certified Credit Professionals (CCP) course

The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to, among other competencies:

  • Manage the credit cycle for trade credit providers
  • Manage credit risk for different entities
  • Undertake credit analysis for various corporate entities
  • Undertake debt collection in a professional manner
  • Comply with various requirements in debt management including governance, ethical, legal and regulatory requirements.

The course is aimed at persons who wish to qualify and work or practice in various fields of credit management including credit analysis, debt management and recovery, corporate lending and related areas in both formal and informal sectors.

The structure of CCP is summarised below:

Foundation Level

Credit Management

Communication and Customer Relations

Introduction to Law and Governance

Credit Risk Management

Principles of Accounting

Business Environment

Intermediate Level

Financial Statements Analysis for Credit Managers

Corporate Credit Analysis

Collections Management

Credit Governance and Compliance

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Advanced Level

Leadership and Management

Advanced Credit Risk Management

Advanced Collections Management

Debt Recovery Management

(v)  Certified Information Systems Solutions Expert (CISSE)

The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to, among other competencies:

  • Develop information systems solutions for a business
  • Design and operationalise database management systems
  • Design, configure and trouble shoot computer networks
  • Implement ICT projects
  • Manage and analyse big data

The structure of CISSE is summarised below:

Foundation Level

Computing Systems

Information Systems Support and Integration

Communication Skills and Ethics in Information Systems

Computer Information Systems Applications

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Intermediate Level

Information Systems Strategy, Governance and Ethics

Data Management Information Systems

Research and Project Management

Networking and Data Communication

Programming and Systems Analysis and Design

Advanced Level

  1. Elective Areas Elective I:

Big Data Management and Analytics

  • Big Data Management
  • Big Data Analytics

Elective II: Networking and Information Systems Security

  • Networking and Telecommunications
  • Information Systems Security

The course will be offered on a computer-based platform.

E. POST-PROFESSIONAL SPECIALISATION COURSE

kasneb has introduced the Certified Forensic Fraud Examiner (CFFE). The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to, among other competencies:

  • Apply analytical techniques in fraud detection
  • Design and implement preventive and detective controls
  • Apply and ensure compliance with the appropriate laws in fraud investigations

Apply the burden and standards of proof in civil and criminal proceedings

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  • •    Apply the various methods and techniques of conducting fraud investigations
  • Write standard investigations and expert witness reports
  • Develop fraud prevention programs
  • Conduct a fraud prevention health check up
  • Develop and implement a fraud risk management program

The course is aimed at persons who wish to qualify and work or practice in the fields of financial fraud and corruption investigations, fraud prevention, fraud risk analysis and related areas.

The CFFE is administered in three modules, with an integrated case study and workshops at the end of the course. Each module is expected to last for three months. Examinations for the CFFE course will be administered three times in a year, thus the course is meant to last on average one year.

The minimum entry requirement to pursue the CFFE course is:

  • kasneb professional qualification; or
  • Bachelors degree from a recognised university; or
  • Any other qualification considered equivalent to the above.

The course can be pursued through tuition-based learning or self-study.

The structure of CFFE is summarised below:

Module One

Introduction to Forensic Accounting and Audit

Fraud and Corruption Schemes

Overview of The Legal and Justice System

Module Two

Law Related to Fraud

Principles of Law of Evidence and the Trial Process

Planning and Conducting Formal Investigations

Module Three

Fraud Prevention and Detection

Fraud Risk Management

Integrated Case Study and Workshop

EXAMINATIONS FOR HOLDERS OF FOREIGN QUALIFICATIONS WISHING TO BE REGISTERED AND PRACTICE IN KENYA

  • Examination for holders of foreign accountancy qualifications (FAQs)

In consultation with the Council of ICPAK under Section 26 Sub-Sections (2) and (3) of the Accountants Act, 2008, kasneb examines holders of foreign accountancy qualifications who have applied for registration as Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) of Kenya and they are required to demonstrate their knowledge of local law and practice.

(ii)  Examination for holders of foreign secretaries qualifications (FSQs)

In consultation with the Council of ICS under Section 20 Sub-Sections (2) and (3) of the Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya Act, Cap 534, kasneb examines holders of foreign secretaries qualifications who have applied for registration as Certified Secretaries (CSs) of Kenya and they are required to demonstrate their knowledge of local law and practice.

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(iii) Examination for holders of foreign investment and financial analysts qualifications (FIFAQs)

In consultation with the Council of ICIFA under Section 16 Sub-Sections (2) and (3) of the Investment and Financial Analysts Act, No. 13 of 2015, kasneb examines holders of foreign qualifications who have applied for registration as Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (CIFA) and they are required to demonstrate their knowledge of local law and practice.

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  • 3.  SUMMARISED STRUCTURE OF kasneb

QUALIFICATIONSAFTERTHEMAJORREVIEWOF SYLLABUSES–JULY2021

The overall structure of Kasneb qualifications and

the structure of each qualification are presented below:

POST-PROFESSIONAL SPECIALISATION

PROGRAMME

Certified Forensic Fraud Examiner (CFFE)

KNQA Level 8

(Entry: Level 7 qualification)

PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES

CPA, CS, CIFA, CCP and Certified Information

Systems Solutions Expert (CISSE)

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

ATD, Diploma in Computer Networks and Systems Administration, Diploma in Data Management and Analytics

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMME

Certificate in Accounting and

Management Skills (CAMS)

KNQA Level 7 (KCSE C+, Level 6 qualification)

KNQA Level 6 (KCSE C-, Level 5 qualification)

KNQA Level 5 (KCSE D, Level 4 qualification)

Vocational Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

ICT Vocational Certificates

Graphics Design Information and Cyber Security Blockchain Technology

KNQA Level 4 (KCSE Cert, Level 3 qualification)

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  1. A:  HARMONISED QUALIFICATION STRUCTURES – PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATIONS
Certified PublicCertified SecretariesCertifiedCertified CreditCertified Information
Accountants(CS)InvestmentProfessionalsSystems Solutions Expert
(CPA) and Financial(CCP)(CISSE)
  Analysts (CIFA)  
     
No. of papers:16 + 1 Research171412 Papers + Project
17 + Internship +Project/Workshop   
Ethics Workshops    
     
FoundationFoundationFoundationFoundationFoundation
     
FinancialManagement PrinciplesFinancialCreditComputing Systems
Accountingand PracticeAccountingManagement 
     
CommunicationCommunicationProfessional EthicsCommunicationInformation Systems Support
SkillsSkills and Recordsand Governanceand Customerand Integration
 Management Relations 
     
Introduction to LawIntroduction to Law andRegulation ofIntroductionCommunication Skills and
and GovernanceGovernanceFinancial Marketsto Law andEthics in Information Systems
   Governance 
     
EconomicsPrinciples of AccountingEconomicsCredit RiskComputer Information
 and Taxation ManagementSystems Applications
     
QuantitativeHuman ResourcesQuantitativePrinciples ofEntrepreneurship and
AnalysisManagementAnalysisAccountingInnovation
     
InformationInformationIntroductionBusiness 
CommunicationCommunicationto Finance andEnvironment 
TechnologyTechnologyInvestments  
     
IntermediateIntermediateIntermediateIntermediateIntermediate
     
Company LawCompany LawPortfolioFinancialInformation Systems Strategy,
  ManagementStatementsGovernance and Ethics
   Analysis for 
FinancialPublic SectorFinancialData Management
Credit Managers
ManagementGovernance, Policy andStatements Information Systems
 AdministrationAnalysis  
     
Financial ReportingMeetings: ComplianceEquity InvestmentsCorporate CreditResearch and Project
and Analysisand AdministrationAnalysisAnalysisManagement
     
Auditing andFinancial Markets andCorporate FinanceCollectionsNetworking and Data
AssuranceSpecialised Institutions ManagementCommunication
     
ManagementCorporate GovernancePublic Finance andCreditProgramming and Systems
Accountingand EthicsTaxationGovernance andAnalysis and Design
   Compliance 
Public Finance andResearch, Consultancy  
   
Taxationand Advisory   
     
AdvancedAdvancedAdvancedAdvancedAdvanced
     
Leadership andStrategic ManagementLeadership andLeadership andELECTIVE AREAS
Management ManagementManagementELECTIVE I:
    Big Data Management and
    Analytics
    (i) Big Data Management
    (ii) Big Data Analytics
    ELECTIVE II: Networking and
    Information Systems Security
    (i) Networking and
    Telecommunications
    (ii) Information Systems
    Security
     

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CPACSCIFACCPCISSE
     
Advanced FinancialFinance for DecisionFixed IncomeAdvanced CreditProject
Reporting andMakingInvestmentsRisk Management 
Analysis Analysis  
     
Advanced FinancialGovernance andAlternativeAdvanced 
ManagementCompliance AuditInvestmentsCollections 
  AnalysisManagement 
 Boardroom Dynamics 
    
  Debt Recovery 
    
   Management 
     
SpecialisationResearch ProjectAdvanced Portfolio  
(Select Management  
One, double    
specialisation    
allowed) Derivatives  
Advanced Taxation   
 Analysis  
Advanced Auditing   
    
and Assurance    
Advanced    
 Financial Modelling  
Management   
Accounting and Data Analytics  
Advanced (Practical Paper)  
Public Financial In addition to the  
Management   
  above papers, prior  
Business Data   
 to certification,  
Analytics (Practical candidates to:  
Paper) – Attend workshops  
    
    
In addition to the on ethics, soft  
above papers, prior skills and emerging  
to certification, issues organised  
candidates to: by kasneb and  
  ICIFA and earn IPD  
– Attend workshops hours)  
on ethics, soft -Obtain 1  
skills and emerging   
issues organised year practical  
by kasneb and experience, or  
ICPAK and earn IPD alternatively attend  
hours) workshops on work  
  based simulation  
-Obtain 1 organised by  
year practical kasneb and ICIFA.  
experience, or    
alternatively attend    
workshops on work    
based simulation    
organised by    
kasneb and ICPAK.    
     

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Note: Holders of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from recognised universities will enter the CPA programme as shown below (based on mutual credit

transfer agreements)

Intermediate Level

Taxation Specialisation

Public Finance and Taxation

Financial Management

Financial Reporting and Analysis

Company Law

(Total. 4 papers)

Advanced Level               Additional

Requirements

Taxation Specialisation

Advanced Taxation

Leadership and Management

Advanced Financial Management

Advanced Financial Reporting and

Analysis

Practical Paper – Business Data

Analytics

(Total. 5 papers)

Bachelor of

Commerce

(Accounting

Option)

50%

exemption

Sit 9 out of 18 papers

Auditing and Assurance

Specialisation

Auditing and Assurance

Financial Management

Financial Reporting and Analysis

Company Law

(Total. 4 papers)

Management Accounting

Specialisation

Management Accounting

Financial Management

Financial Reporting and Analysis

Company Law

(Total. 4 papers)

Public Financial Management Specialisation

Public Finance and Taxation

Financial Management

Financial Reporting and Analysis

Company Law

(Total. 4 papers)

Auditing and Assurance

Specialisation

Advanced Auditing and Assurance Leadership and Management Advanced Financial Management Advanced Financial Reporting and Analysis

Practical Paper – Business Data

Analytics

(Total. 5 papers)

Management Accounting

Specialisation

Management Accounting

Financial Management

Financial Reporting and Analysis

Company Law

(Total. 4 papers)

Management Accounting

Public Financial Management Specialisation

Advanced Public Financial Management

Leadership and Management Advanced Financial Management Advanced Financial Reporting and Analysis

Practical Paper – Business Data

Analytics

(Total. 5 papers)

Workshops on Ethics, emerging issues and soft skills

One year practical experience or attend workshops on work-based simulation

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B: STRUCTURE OF DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

ACCOUNTING TECHNICIANSDIPLOMA IN DATA MANAGEMENTDIPLOMA IN COMPUTER NETWORKS
DIPLOMAAND ANALYTICSAND SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION
   
LEVEL ONELEVEL ONELEVEL ONE
Introduction to Financial AccountingIntroduction to Computing SystemsIntroduction to Computing Systems
Introduction to Law and EthicsCommunication Skills and EthicsCommunication Skills and Ethics
Entrepreneurship and CommunicationInformation Systems Support andInformation Systems Support and
Information Communication TechnologyIntegrationIntegration
 Computer Information SystemsComputer Information Systems
LEVEL TWOApplicationsApplications
Financial Accounting  
Principles of ManagementLEVEL TWOLEVEL TWO
Business Mathematics and StatisticsDatabasesComputer Networking
Principles of TaxationWarehousing and Data MiningNetwork Operating Systems
 Mathematical Concepts in Data ScienceWindows Servers Roles and Features
LEVEL THREEQuantitative Modelling SkillsNetwork Security
Principles of Economics  
Fundamentals of ManagementLEVEL THREELEVEL THREE
AccountingPython Data VisualisationNetwork Troubleshooting
Fundamentals of FinanceData Management and AnalyticsNetwork set-up
Principles of AuditingCloud Data SolutionsServer maintenance
   
  • STRUCTURE OF CERTIFICATE IN ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS (CAMS) AND VOCATIONAL PROGRAMMES
CAMSVCEIVCIT – Graphic DesignVCIT – InformationVCIT – Blockchain
   and Cyber SecurityTechnology
     
LEVEL ILEVEL ILEVEL ILEVEL ILEVEL I
     
Principles ofCommunicationCommunication Skills andCommunication SkillsCommunication
Entrepreneurship andSkills and EthicsEthicsand EthicsSkills and Ethics
Management    
     
Introduction to LawIntroductionIntroduction to ComputingIntroduction toIntroduction
and Ethicsto ComputingSystemsComputing Systemsto Computing
 Systems  Systems
     
Fundamental ICTNumerical andNumerical and financialNumerical andNumerical and
Skillsfinancial literacyliteracyfinancial literacyfinancial literacy
     
Fundamentals    
of Business    
Mathematics    
     
LEVEL IILEVEL IILEVEL IILEVEL IILEVEL II
     
Foundations ofEntrepreneurialGraphic Design ICyber Security andBlockchain
AccountingStrategies– Introduction to Graphic DesignEthicstechnol gy
  – Graphic Design Software development
  – Typography in Graphic Design platforms
  – Colours in Graphic Design  
     
Elements of TaxationCreativity andGraphic Design IIOrganisationCryptography
 Innovation– Digital ImagingInformation Securitytechniques
  – Graphic Design Layout  
  – Objects and illustrations  
  – Graphic Design production  
     
Principles ofOpportunity- Computer NetworksBlockchain
Marketing andcentred Operations andtechnology
Communicationentrepreneurship Securitytransactions
     
   Database Design andLaw governing
   SecurityBlockchain
    technology
     

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  • D: STRUCTURE OF CERTIFIED FORENSIC FRAUD EXAMINER (CFFE) QUALIFICATION

MODULE ONE

Introduction to Forensic Accounting and Audit

Fraud and Corruption Schemes

Overview of The Legal and Justice System

MODULE TWO

Law Related to Fraud

Principles of Law of Evidence and the Trial Process

Planning and Conducting Formal Investigations

MODULE THREE

Fraud Prevention and Detection

Fraud Risk Management

Integrated Case Study and Workshop

(i) Vocational Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The course imparts basic knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to apply entrepreneurship skills and generate innovative ideas to start and manage a new business or grow an existing entity.

The course is structured in two levels, as summarised below:

Level One (Basic Units)

Paper No.1: Communication Skills and Ethics

Paper No.2: Introduction to Computing Systems

Paper No.3: Numerical and Financial Literacy

Level Two (Core Units)

Paper No.4: Entrepreneurial Strategies

Paper No. 5: Creativity and Innovation

Paper No. 6: Opportunity-centred Entrepreneurship

(ii) Vocational Certificate in Graphic Design

The course imparts basic knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to generate and enhance graphic designs according to set specifications.

The course is structured in two levels, as indicated below:

Level One (Basic Units)

Paper No. 1: Communication Skills and Ethics

Paper No. 2 Introduction to Computing Systems

Paper No.3: Numerical and financial literacy

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Level Two (Core Units)

Paper No. 4: Graphic Design I: Software, Topography, Colours

  • Introduction to Graphic Design
  • Graphic Design Software
  • Typography in Graphic Design
  • Colours in Graphic Design

Paper No.5: Graphic Design II: Digital Imaging, layout, production

  • Digital Imaging
  • Graphic Design Layout
  • Objects and illustrations
  • Graphic Design production
  • Vocational Certificate in Information and Cyber Security

The course imparts basic knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to identify information and cyber threats and risks and implement programmes to protect information and databases.

The course is structured in two levels, as indicated below:

Level One (Basic Units)

Paper No. 1: Communication Skills and Ethics

Paper No.1: Introduction to Computing Systems

Paper No.3: Numerical and financial literacy

Level Two (Core Units)

Paper No.4: Cyber Security and Ethics

Paper No.5: Organisation Information Security

Paper No.6: Computer Networks Operations and Security

Paper No.7: Database Design and Security

(iv) Vocational Certificate in Blockchain Technology

The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to develop a simple Blockchain program and undertake Blockchain transactions.

The course is structured in two levels, as indicated below:

Level One (Basic Units)

Paper No.1: Communication Skills and Ethics

Paper No.2: Introduction to Computing Systems

Paper No.3: Numerical and financial literacy

Level Two (Core Units)

Paper No.4: Blockchain technology development platforms

Paper No.5: Cryptography techniques

Paper No.6: Blockchain technology transactions

Paper No.7: Law governing Blockchain technology

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B. CERTIFICATE IN ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS (CAMS) COURSE

The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to prepare basic accounts and financial statements for a small enterprise or non-complex environment and apply basic management and marketing skills in business.

The course is mainly for persons who wish to qualify and work as entry level accounting and management personnel.

The CAMS course is administered in two levels, with each level requiring an average of six months, thus a total of one year.

The minimum entry requirement is KCSE mean grade D or a vocational certificate.

The course is fully tuition based with requirements for students to sit for continuous assessment tests (CATs), which constitute 15% of the final score for assessment purposes.

The examinations will be administered primarily on a computer-based platform.

The structure of CAMS is summarised below:

Level One

Principles of Entrepreneurship and Management

Introduction to Law and Ethics

Fundamental ICT Skills

Fundamentals of Business Mathematics

Level Two

Foundations of Accounting

Elements of Taxation

Principles of Marketing and Communication

C. DIPLOMA COURSES

kasneb currently administers three diploma programmes; Accounting Technicians Diploma (ATD), Diploma in Data Management and Analytics (DDMA) and Diploma in Computer Networks and Systems Administration (DCNSA).

The diploma courses are administered in two levels, with each level requiring an average of one year, thus a total of two years.

The minimum entry for the diploma courses is KCSE mean grade C-, CAMS or any other recognized certificate. The courses can currently be pursued through a tuition-based programme or privately. Tuition-based programmes (physical or virtual classes) are however recommended due to the interactiveness with facilitators and other students which are key in imparting the requisite technical and soft skills.

The details on each of the diploma programmes are presented below:

(i) Accounting Technicians Diploma (ATD) course

The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to prepare financial and management accounts and financial statements for small and medium sized enterprises and compute basic taxes for a business.

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The course is aimed at persons who wish to qualify and work as middle level accountants providing technical support to professional accountants, auditors, tax practitioners and related areas.

The structure of ATD is summarised below:

Level One

Introduction to Financial Accounting

Introduction to Law and Ethics

Entrepreneurship and Communication

Information Communication Technology

Level Two

Financial Accounting

Principles of Management

Business Mathematics and Statistics

Principles of Taxation

Level Three

Principles of Economics

Fundamentals of Management Accounting

Fundamentals of Finance

Principles of Auditing

(ii) Diploma in Data Management and Analytics (DDMA) course

The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to undertake non-complex design of databases, mine and analyse data for decision making.

The DDMA will be administered on a computer-based platform. The structure of DDMA is summarised below:

Level One

Introduction to Computing Systems

Communication Skills and Ethics

Information Systems Support and Integration

Computer Information Systems Applications

Level Two

Databases

Warehousing and Data Mining

Mathematical Concepts in Data Science

Quantitative Modelling Skills

Level Three

Python Data Visualisation

Data Management and Analytics

Cloud Data Solutions

(iii) Diploma in Computer Networks and Systems Administration (DCNSA) course

The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to design, configure, test and secure and manage non-complex networks.

The DCNSA will be administered on a computer based platform.

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The structure of DCNSA is summarised below:

Level One

Introduction to Computing Systems

Communication Skills and Ethics

Information Systems Support and Integration

Computer Information Systems Applications

Level Two

Computer Networking

Network Operating Systems

Windows Servers Roles and Features

Network Security

Level Three

Network Troubleshooting

Network set-up

Server maintenance

D. PROFESSIONAL COURSES

kasneb currently administers five professional courses, as summarised below:

  • Certified Public Accountants (CPA)
  • Certified Secretaries (CS)
  • Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (CIFA)
  • Certified Credit Professionals (CCP)
  • Certified Information Systems Solutions Expert (CISSE)

The professional courses are administered at Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced Levels. Each level requires an average of one year, though candidates are advised to provide for an additional one year to meet requirements for internship/practical experience

The minimum entry for the professional courses is KCSE mean grade C+ , kasneb diploma qualifications or any other recognized diploma. The courses can be pursued through a tuition-based programme or privately. Tuition-based programmes (physical or virtual classes) are however recommended due to the interactiveness with facilitators and other students which are key in imparting the requisite technical and soft skills.

The details on each of the professional courses are presented below:

(i) Certified Public Accountants (CPA) course

The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to, among other competencies:

  • Prepare accounts and financial statements including for complex entities in both the private and public sectors.
  • Use computerised accounting systems
  • Practically apply data analytical tools analyse data and reach conclusions.
  • Undertake audit and assurance services
  • Apply advanced financial management skills to evaluate various financial aspects of a business for decision making
  • Prepare management accounts

Apply leadership and management skills in practice to manage teams and achieve results

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The course is aimed at persons who wish to qualify and work or practice as professional accountants, auditors, finance managers, tax managers and consultants in related areas in both public and private sectors.

Assessment will be conducted in a variety of ways, including examinations, practical papers, workshops attendance and practical experience.

The structure of CPA is summarised below:

Foundation Level

Financial Accounting

Communication Skills

Introduction to Law and Governance

Economics

Quantitative Analysis

Information Communication Technology

Intermediate Level

Company Law

Financial Management

Financial Reporting and Analysis

Auditing and Assurance

Management Accounting

Public Finance and Taxation

Advanced Level

  1. Compulsory papers Leadership and Management

Advanced Financial Reporting and Analysis Advanced Financial Management

  • Specialisation papers (One to be selected, double specialisation allowed) Advanced Taxation

Advanced Auditing and Assurance Advanced Management Accounting Advanced Public Financial Management Business Data Analytics (Practical Paper)

In addition to the above papers, prior to certification, candidates will be required to

  • Attend workshops on ethics, soft skills and emerging issues organised by kasneb and ICPAK and earn IPD hours)
  • Obtain 1-year practical experience, or alternatively attend workshops on work based simulation organised by kasneb and ICPAK.

(ii) Certified Secretaries (CS) course

The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to, among other competencies:

  • Practice and promote principles of good governance within public and private sector entities
  • Implement and comply with legal, regulatory and ethical requirements in practice
  • Ensure proper conduct and management of meetings

Undertake consultancy and advisory services in corporate secretarial and related practices

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  • •    Manage boardroom dynamics
  • Undertake governance and compliance audits

The course is aimed at persons who wish to qualify and work or practice as corporate secretaries, policy formulators and consultants in governance, governance and compliance auditors and administrators at county and national levels and in the private sector.

Assessment will be conducted in a variety of ways, including examinations, projects and workshops attendance.

The structure of CS is summarised below:

Foundation Level

Management Principles and Practice

Communication Skills and Records Management

Introduction to Law and Governance

Principles of Accounting and Taxation

Human Resources Management

Information Communication Technology

Intermediate Level

Company Law

Public Sector Governance, Policy and Administration

Meetings: Compliance and Administration

Financial Markets and Specialised Institutions

Corporate Governance and Ethics

Research, Consultancy and Advisory

Advanced level

Strategic Management

Finance for Decision Making

Governance and Compliance Audit

Boardroom Dynamics

Research Project

(iii) Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (CIFA) course

The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to, among other competencies:

  • Apply financial tools and concepts in analysis and valuation of investment and securities
  • Manage and grow portfolios of investments
  • Analyse various types of investments including equity investments, fixed income investments and derivatives
  • Manage corporate finances
  • Apply financial modelling and analytical tools in investments analysis

The course is aimed at persons who wish to qualify and work or practice as investment, securities and financial analysts, portfolio managers, investment bankers, fund managers, consultants on national and global financial markets and related areas.

The structure of CIFA is summarised below:

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Foundation Level

Financial Accounting

Professional Ethics and Governance

Regulation of Financial Markets

Economics

Quantitative Analysis

Introduction to Finance and Investments

Intermediate Level

Portfolio Management

Financial Statements Analysis

Equity Investments Analysis

Corporate Finance

Public Finance and Taxation

Advanced Level

Leadership and Management

Fixed Income Investments Analysis

Alternative Investments Analysis

Advanced Portfolio Management

Derivatives Analysis

Financial Modelling and Data Analytics (Practical Paper)

(iv) Certified Credit Professionals (CCP) course

The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to, among other competencies:

  • Manage the credit cycle for trade credit providers
  • Manage credit risk for different entities
  • Undertake credit analysis for various corporate entities
  • Undertake debt collection in a professional manner
  • Comply with various requirements in debt management including governance, ethical, legal and regulatory requirements.

The course is aimed at persons who wish to qualify and work or practice in various fields of credit management including credit analysis, debt management and recovery, corporate lending and related areas in both formal and informal sectors.

The structure of CCP is summarised below:

Foundation Level

Credit Management

Communication and Customer Relations

Introduction to Law and Governance

Credit Risk Management

Principles of Accounting

Business Environment

Intermediate Level

Financial Statements Analysis for Credit Managers

Corporate Credit Analysis

Collections Management

Credit Governance and Compliance

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Advanced Level

Leadership and Management

Advanced Credit Risk Management

Advanced Collections Management

Debt Recovery Management

(v)  Certified Information Systems Solutions Expert (CISSE)

The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to, among other competencies:

  • Develop information systems solutions for a business
  • Design and operationalise database management systems
  • Design, configure and trouble shoot computer networks
  • Implement ICT projects
  • Manage and analyse big data

The structure of CISSE is summarised below:

Foundation Level

Computing Systems

Information Systems Support and Integration

Communication Skills and Ethics in Information Systems

Computer Information Systems Applications

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Intermediate Level

Information Systems Strategy, Governance and Ethics

Data Management Information Systems

Research and Project Management

Networking and Data Communication

Programming and Systems Analysis and Design

Advanced Level

  1. Elective Areas Elective I:

Big Data Management and Analytics

  • Big Data Management
  • Big Data Analytics

Elective II: Networking and Information Systems Security

  • Networking and Telecommunications
  • Information Systems Security

The course will be offered on a computer-based platform.

E. POST-PROFESSIONAL SPECIALISATION COURSE

kasneb has introduced the Certified Forensic Fraud Examiner (CFFE). The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to, among other competencies:

  • Apply analytical techniques in fraud detection
  • Design and implement preventive and detective controls
  • Apply and ensure compliance with the appropriate laws in fraud investigations

Apply the burden and standards of proof in civil and criminal proceedings

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  • •    Apply the various methods and techniques of conducting fraud investigations
  • Write standard investigations and expert witness reports
  • Develop fraud prevention programs
  • Conduct a fraud prevention health check up
  • Develop and implement a fraud risk management program

The course is aimed at persons who wish to qualify and work or practice in the fields of financial fraud and corruption investigations, fraud prevention, fraud risk analysis and related areas.

The CFFE is administered in three modules, with an integrated case study and workshops at the end of the course. Each module is expected to last for three months. Examinations for the CFFE course will be administered three times in a year, thus the course is meant to last on average one year.

The minimum entry requirement to pursue the CFFE course is:

  • kasneb professional qualification; or
  • Bachelors degree from a recognised university; or
  • Any other qualification considered equivalent to the above.

The course can be pursued through tuition-based learning or self-study.

The structure of CFFE is summarised below:

Module One

Introduction to Forensic Accounting and Audit

Fraud and Corruption Schemes

Overview of The Legal and Justice System

Module Two

Law Related to Fraud

Principles of Law of Evidence and the Trial Process

Planning and Conducting Formal Investigations

Module Three

Fraud Prevention and Detection

Fraud Risk Management

Integrated Case Study and Workshop

EXAMINATIONS FOR HOLDERS OF FOREIGN QUALIFICATIONS WISHING TO BE REGISTERED AND PRACTICE IN KENYA

  • Examination for holders of foreign accountancy qualifications (FAQs)

In consultation with the Council of ICPAK under Section 26 Sub-Sections (2) and (3) of the Accountants Act, 2008, kasneb examines holders of foreign accountancy qualifications who have applied for registration as Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) of Kenya and they are required to demonstrate their knowledge of local law and practice.

(ii)  Examination for holders of foreign secretaries qualifications (FSQs)

In consultation with the Council of ICS under Section 20 Sub-Sections (2) and (3) of the Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya Act, Cap 534, kasneb examines holders of foreign secretaries qualifications who have applied for registration as Certified Secretaries (CSs) of Kenya and they are required to demonstrate their knowledge of local law and practice.

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(iii) Examination for holders of foreign investment and financial analysts qualifications (FIFAQs)

In consultation with the Council of ICIFA under Section 16 Sub-Sections (2) and (3) of the Investment and Financial Analysts Act, No. 13 of 2015, kasneb examines holders of foreign qualifications who have applied for registration as Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (CIFA) and they are required to demonstrate their knowledge of local law and practice.

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  • 3.  SUMMARISED STRUCTURE OF kasneb

QUALIFICATIONSAFTERTHEMAJORREVIEWOF SYLLABUSES–JULY2021

The overall structure of Kasneb qualifications and

the structure of each qualification are presented below:

POST-PROFESSIONAL SPECIALISATION

PROGRAMME

Certified Forensic Fraud Examiner (CFFE)

KNQA Level 8

(Entry: Level 7 qualification)

PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMMES

CPA, CS, CIFA, CCP and Certified Information

Systems Solutions Expert (CISSE)

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

ATD, Diploma in Computer Networks and Systems Administration, Diploma in Data Management and Analytics

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMME

Certificate in Accounting and

Management Skills (CAMS)

KNQA Level 7 (KCSE C+, Level 6 qualification)

KNQA Level 6 (KCSE C-, Level 5 qualification)

KNQA Level 5 (KCSE D, Level 4 qualification)

Vocational Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

ICT Vocational Certificates

Graphics Design Information and Cyber Security Blockchain Technology

KNQA Level 4 (KCSE Cert, Level 3 qualification)

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  1. A:  HARMONISED QUALIFICATION STRUCTURES – PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATIONS
Certified PublicCertified SecretariesCertifiedCertified CreditCertified Information
Accountants(CS)InvestmentProfessionalsSystems Solutions Expert
(CPA) and Financial(CCP)(CISSE)
  Analysts (CIFA)  
     
No. of papers:16 + 1 Research171412 Papers + Project
17 + Internship +Project/Workshop   
Ethics Workshops    
     
FoundationFoundationFoundationFoundationFoundation
     
FinancialManagement PrinciplesFinancialCreditComputing Systems
Accountingand PracticeAccountingManagement 
     
CommunicationCommunicationProfessional EthicsCommunicationInformation Systems Support
SkillsSkills and Recordsand Governanceand Customerand Integration
 Management Relations 
     
Introduction to LawIntroduction to Law andRegulation ofIntroductionCommunication Skills and
and GovernanceGovernanceFinancial Marketsto Law andEthics in Information Systems
   Governance 
     
EconomicsPrinciples of AccountingEconomicsCredit RiskComputer Information
 and Taxation ManagementSystems Applications
     
QuantitativeHuman ResourcesQuantitativePrinciples ofEntrepreneurship and
AnalysisManagementAnalysisAccountingInnovation
     
InformationInformationIntroductionBusiness 
CommunicationCommunicationto Finance andEnvironment 
TechnologyTechnologyInvestments  
     
IntermediateIntermediateIntermediateIntermediateIntermediate
     
Company LawCompany LawPortfolioFinancialInformation Systems Strategy,
  ManagementStatementsGovernance and Ethics
   Analysis for 
FinancialPublic SectorFinancialData Management
Credit Managers
ManagementGovernance, Policy andStatements Information Systems
 AdministrationAnalysis  
     
Financial ReportingMeetings: ComplianceEquity InvestmentsCorporate CreditResearch and Project
and Analysisand AdministrationAnalysisAnalysisManagement
     
Auditing andFinancial Markets andCorporate FinanceCollectionsNetworking and Data
AssuranceSpecialised Institutions ManagementCommunication
     
ManagementCorporate GovernancePublic Finance andCreditProgramming and Systems
Accountingand EthicsTaxationGovernance andAnalysis and Design
   Compliance 
Public Finance andResearch, Consultancy  
   
Taxationand Advisory   
     
AdvancedAdvancedAdvancedAdvancedAdvanced
     
Leadership andStrategic ManagementLeadership andLeadership andELECTIVE AREAS
Management ManagementManagementELECTIVE I:
    Big Data Management and
    Analytics
    (i) Big Data Management
    (ii) Big Data Analytics
    ELECTIVE II: Networking and
    Information Systems Security
    (i) Networking and
    Telecommunications
    (ii) Information Systems
    Security
     

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CPACSCIFACCPCISSE
     
Advanced FinancialFinance for DecisionFixed IncomeAdvanced CreditProject
Reporting andMakingInvestmentsRisk Management 
Analysis Analysis  
     
Advanced FinancialGovernance andAlternativeAdvanced 
ManagementCompliance AuditInvestmentsCollections 
  AnalysisManagement 
 Boardroom Dynamics 
    
  Debt Recovery 
    
   Management 
     
SpecialisationResearch ProjectAdvanced Portfolio  
(Select Management  
One, double    
specialisation    
allowed) Derivatives  
Advanced Taxation   
 Analysis  
Advanced Auditing   
    
and Assurance    
Advanced    
 Financial Modelling  
Management   
Accounting and Data Analytics  
Advanced (Practical Paper)  
Public Financial In addition to the  
Management   
  above papers, prior  
Business Data   
 to certification,  
Analytics (Practical candidates to:  
Paper) – Attend workshops  
    
    
In addition to the on ethics, soft  
above papers, prior skills and emerging  
to certification, issues organised  
candidates to: by kasneb and  
  ICIFA and earn IPD  
– Attend workshops hours)  
on ethics, soft -Obtain 1  
skills and emerging   
issues organised year practical  
by kasneb and experience, or  
ICPAK and earn IPD alternatively attend  
hours) workshops on work  
  based simulation  
-Obtain 1 organised by  
year practical kasneb and ICIFA.  
experience, or    
alternatively attend    
workshops on work    
based simulation    
organised by    
kasneb and ICPAK.    
     

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Note: Holders of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from recognised universities will enter the CPA programme as shown below (based on mutual credit

transfer agreements)

Intermediate Level

Taxation Specialisation

Public Finance and Taxation

Financial Management

Financial Reporting and Analysis

Company Law

(Total. 4 papers)

Advanced Level               Additional

Requirements

Taxation Specialisation

Advanced Taxation

Leadership and Management

Advanced Financial Management

Advanced Financial Reporting and

Analysis

Practical Paper – Business Data

Analytics

(Total. 5 papers)

Bachelor of

Commerce

(Accounting

Option)

50%

exemption

Sit 9 out of 18 papers

Auditing and Assurance

Specialisation

Auditing and Assurance

Financial Management

Financial Reporting and Analysis

Company Law

(Total. 4 papers)

Management Accounting

Specialisation

Management Accounting

Financial Management

Financial Reporting and Analysis

Company Law

(Total. 4 papers)

Public Financial Management Specialisation

Public Finance and Taxation

Financial Management

Financial Reporting and Analysis

Company Law

(Total. 4 papers)

Auditing and Assurance

Specialisation

Advanced Auditing and Assurance Leadership and Management Advanced Financial Management Advanced Financial Reporting and Analysis

Practical Paper – Business Data

Analytics

(Total. 5 papers)

Management Accounting

Specialisation

Management Accounting

Financial Management

Financial Reporting and Analysis

Company Law

(Total. 4 papers)

Management Accounting

Public Financial Management Specialisation

Advanced Public Financial Management

Leadership and Management Advanced Financial Management Advanced Financial Reporting and Analysis

Practical Paper – Business Data

Analytics

(Total. 5 papers)

Workshops on Ethics, emerging issues and soft skills

One year practical experience or attend workshops on work-based simulation

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B: STRUCTURE OF DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

ACCOUNTING TECHNICIANSDIPLOMA IN DATA MANAGEMENTDIPLOMA IN COMPUTER NETWORKS
DIPLOMAAND ANALYTICSAND SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION
   
LEVEL ONELEVEL ONELEVEL ONE
Introduction to Financial AccountingIntroduction to Computing SystemsIntroduction to Computing Systems
Introduction to Law and EthicsCommunication Skills and EthicsCommunication Skills and Ethics
Entrepreneurship and CommunicationInformation Systems Support andInformation Systems Support and
Information Communication TechnologyIntegrationIntegration
 Computer Information SystemsComputer Information Systems
LEVEL TWOApplicationsApplications
Financial Accounting  
Principles of ManagementLEVEL TWOLEVEL TWO
Business Mathematics and StatisticsDatabasesComputer Networking
Principles of TaxationWarehousing and Data MiningNetwork Operating Systems
 Mathematical Concepts in Data ScienceWindows Servers Roles and Features
LEVEL THREEQuantitative Modelling SkillsNetwork Security
Principles of Economics  
Fundamentals of ManagementLEVEL THREELEVEL THREE
AccountingPython Data VisualisationNetwork Troubleshooting
Fundamentals of FinanceData Management and AnalyticsNetwork set-up
Principles of AuditingCloud Data SolutionsServer maintenance
   
  • STRUCTURE OF CERTIFICATE IN ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS (CAMS) AND VOCATIONAL PROGRAMMES
CAMSVCEIVCIT – Graphic DesignVCIT – InformationVCIT – Blockchain
   and Cyber SecurityTechnology
     
LEVEL ILEVEL ILEVEL ILEVEL ILEVEL I
     
Principles ofCommunicationCommunication Skills andCommunication SkillsCommunication
Entrepreneurship andSkills and EthicsEthicsand EthicsSkills and Ethics
Management    
     
Introduction to LawIntroductionIntroduction to ComputingIntroduction toIntroduction
and Ethicsto ComputingSystemsComputing Systemsto Computing
 Systems  Systems
     
Fundamental ICTNumerical andNumerical and financialNumerical andNumerical and
Skillsfinancial literacyliteracyfinancial literacyfinancial literacy
     
Fundamentals    
of Business    
Mathematics    
     
LEVEL IILEVEL IILEVEL IILEVEL IILEVEL II
     
Foundations ofEntrepreneurialGraphic Design ICyber Security andBlockchain
AccountingStrategies– Introduction to Graphic DesignEthicstechnol gy
  – Graphic Design Software development
  – Typography in Graphic Design platforms
  – Colours in Graphic Design  
     
Elements of TaxationCreativity andGraphic Design IIOrganisationCryptography
 Innovation– Digital ImagingInformation Securitytechniques
  – Graphic Design Layout  
  – Objects and illustrations  
  – Graphic Design production  
     
Principles ofOpportunity- Computer NetworksBlockchain
Marketing andcentred Operations andtechnology
Communicationentrepreneurship Securitytransactions
     
   Database Design andLaw governing
   SecurityBlockchain
    technology
     

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  • D: STRUCTURE OF CERTIFIED FORENSIC FRAUD EXAMINER (CFFE) QUALIFICATION

MODULE ONE

Introduction to Forensic Accounting and Audit

Fraud and Corruption Schemes

Overview of The Legal and Justice System

MODULE TWO

Law Related to Fraud

Principles of Law of Evidence and the Trial Process

Planning and Conducting Formal Investigations

MODULE THREE

Fraud Prevention and Detection

Fraud Risk Management

Integrated Case Study and Workshop