Diploma in Banking and Finance

Course overview

The objective of this program is to prepare students to think critically and find new ways to improve the industry. Students learn to communicate effectively on all levels and acquire leadership skills in the banking industry to become an initiator of change by making complex and difficult decisions using modern finance, marketing and management analysis methods.

This course is suitable for persons working in banking and finance and those seeking to join the industry. It is also suitable for those seeking employment opportunities with insurance, brokerage and mortgage companies, and governmental lending agencies.


Course Outline

  • Communication Skills
  • Co-operative Philosophy and Psychology
  • Computer Application
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Foundation of Mathematics
  • Life Skills
  • Principles of Banking
  • Principles of Microfinance
  • Principles and Practice of Management
  • Development Studies and Ethics
  • Research Methods
  • Financial Accounting
  • Customer Care
  • International Trade Finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Co-operative Banking
  • General Economics
  • Taxation
  • Islamic Finance
  • Banking Law and Practice
  • Assets and Liabilities Management
  • Lending
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship Skills

Training Format:

  • All materials are made available through our Online Learning Platform
  • Students should commit approximately 5-6 hours of their time per week

Materials Provided:

Online delivery of curriculum materials, exercises and templates.


In order to demonstrate their understanding of the course content, students will be required to submit assignments at the end of every month.




ORGANIZERS: Capacity Africa Institute

LANGUAGE: English only

Kindly confirm your participation with:

Online Training Coordinator

Capacity Africa Institute