Financial Management 

Single Subject Diploma Qualification

Award: QQI Level 5 equivalent 

Enhance your skills and employment prospects by completing our 4wk Financial Management course. Upon successful completion you will have obtained a highly valuable single subject diploma. This certificate combined with other awards can lead towards University entry to first or second year. Holders of this fully accredited  qualification  greatly increase their chances of employment and promotion within a related sector. 

Start Dates: Jan 10th
Days: Wednesday
Time: 7pm-9pm
Course Length: 10 weeks



The Financial management course looks at the importance of financial statements, capital markets and sources of finance and how it applies to the management of a company. 



To provide finance students with a body of knowledge which will increase their employment opportunities, prepare them for careers in the field of finance,  provide them with a qualification which will enable them to progress to positions in finance within a company.

Course Overview

  • The Construction of Financial Statements

    • Company accounts

    • Cash-flow statements

  • Using Accounting Information

    • Accounting ratios

    • Accounting standards

  • Management Accounting

    • Marginal costing

    • Budgeting

    • Capital investment appraisal 

  • Sources of Business Finance

    • Long-term sources of finance

    • Short-term sources of finance

  • Mergers and Takeovers

    • Reasons for growth via horizontal, vertical, or conglomerate integration

    • Financing of growth

    • The construction of basic group accounts

  • Capital Markets

    • The function of stock exchanges

    • Share and bond issues

    • Rights and bonus issues

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must have Leaving Certificate, LCA or equivalent.

  • Holders of a QQI Level 4 Award are also eligible to apply.

  • Mature learners (over 23) may be exempt from the above academic requirements.

  • In addition applicants will have to undertake an interview

  • Funding available for social welfare recipients

  • IELTS 6.0 is recommended for this course

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