Commercial awareness and an understanding of business and finance are some of the most sought after skills by employers. The AIA Certificate in Business Finance is an exciting new qualification which enables candidates to develop specialist knowledge and expertise in the core components of business finance, boost their employability, advance their knowledge and gain a recognised qualification.
The qualification is open to all and has no set entry requirements.
The AIA Certificate in Business Finance is designed to deliver the knowledge, competencies and professional conduct expected of those exploring a career in any business or finance field. The qualification consists of 4 components which are tested via a single, online, multiple choice exam.
This unit is designed to ensure that students can: explain and identify accounting concepts and the regulatory purpose of accounting standards; describe, prepare and summarise basic accounting records; identify accounting concepts in presenting financial statements for unincorporated and incorporated business entities; and describe and explain the financial position and performance of an entity.
The AIA Certificate in Business Finance can be completed by self study using the AIA's online learning platform. Candidates will receive access to:
You can enrol on this course at any time. There are 2 exam sessions each year. The time to complete the qualification will depend on how much time candidates have to self-study and when you enrol, but you could qualify in as little as 6 to 9 months.
You’ll complete the course with a set of transferrable skills, including business reporting, financial analysis and management, problem solving, leadership and key accounting concepts. You’ll be able to demonstrate your commercial awareness, confidently tackle key business issues, and have a range of methods and techniques to utilise to solve a range of business problems.