Certified Accounting Professional (CAP)

New government regulations, greater scrutiny of corporate finances, and business growth have fueled the need for accounting professionals with deep knowledge of the important role accounting information plays in corporate decision-making.

This professional certification will expand student’s knowledge in areas such as budget planning and control, audit and evaluation of controls, and financial measurement, documentation, and reporting. This specialization is also designed to help you build the strategic perspective you need to interact effectively with executive management and strengthen your ability to succeed in middle and senior management positions. People who pursue this certification are often pursuing supervisory or management positions in accounting, auditing, and other financial recording and reporting functions.

Certification Objectives:

  • Be comfortable with basic accounting concepts.
  • Understand the layout and purpose of the profit and loss account, balance sheet, and cash flow statement.
  • Be familiar with generally accepted accounting standards.
  • Prepare a full set of accounts, including accruals, prepayments, provisions, and
  • Prepare to do bank reconciliation, Financial reporting, MIS, Financial analysis, financial decision, cash flow statement, balance sheet, etc.

Certifying Examination:

  • To be certified as CAP, student should take up a 1.5 hours exam at the designated examination centers.
  • The qualifying exam would consist of 50 multiple choice questions, testing core certification modules.
  • Professionals with relevant experience and other qualifying criteria may be exempted from the examination.

Certification Modules:

Module 1: Financial Accounting
Module 2: Management Accounting
Module 3: Audit and Control of Accounting Information Systems
Module 4: Financial Statement Analysis