This short course will focus on the core and practical principles on How to Prepare GRAP AFS and Manage the Audit Process and Improvement, moving from the trial balance of transactions and balances through to the preparation of the statements of performance, position, cash flow, together with the disclosure considerations. This forms the AFS preparation section which will focus on the principles and practical application considerations. This short course will also focus on the considerations application to the audit following the submission of the AFS.
The Advanced Course in Time Series Econometrics addresses modelling techniques for time series data when unit roots are present in the data. An overview of the technical characteristics of time-series data and the concept of non-stationarity is provided; and the econometric techniques of cointegration and error correction modelling are revised in single equations (residual-based cointegration), with emphasis on their empirical application. The main focus of the course is however on the theory and application of multivariate cointegration.
The Law for Commercial Forensic Practitioners short course familiarises you with the pertinent legal issues and consequent legislation of fraud and corruption. During the course, you will gain knowledge and insights to the nature of criminal conduct, the legal mechanisms used to obtain evidence, and other issues that must be considered when witnesses or suspects are interviewed.
The short course in Computable General Equilibrium Modelling provides you with insights to decades of Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) modelling research in a unique training intervention built around the University of Pretoria’s own CGE model. These types of models have become an indispensable tool for policy makers and analysts to measure the economy-wide effects of various proposed policy changes and/ or exogenous shocks.
The Course in Basic Financial Investigation provides you with the insights to conduct basic financial investigations by enhancing your understanding of money banking systems, the nature of certain trading entities and basic financial investigative techniques.
Sharpen your skills and knowledge of internal auditing and internal auditing standards and techniques, internal control, reporting, information technology auditing, audit relationships, risk-based auditing and control self-assessment. This Internal Auditing short course is aimed at internal auditors, with or without formal qualifications or experience in auditing, who work in an internal audit environment.
The short course in Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers provides you with a better understanding of financial management (as a component of the management structure) to help achieve your organisation’s objectives. During the course, you will gain knowledge of the basic financial procedures, calculations and activities of a business enterprise, covering aspects of financial statements, ratio analyses, break-even analyses, basic income tax, financing decisions, time–value of money, capital budgeting and working capital management.
This short course provides for an overview of requirements of GRAP Standards (and discussing of key differences between Modified Cash Standard to GRAP at high level), and the analysis of the Annual Financial Statements prepared on the GRAP standards.
The Asset Management and GRAP Asset Accounting short course provides you with a unique training experience in order to get to grips with both aspects of asset management considerations (governance) and Generally Recognised Accounting Practice (GRAP) compliant asset registers (accounting) as accountant/ auditor. The course specifically focuses on best practices applicable to asset management and the assest lifecycle, as well as GRAP accounting requirements for recognition, measurement and disclosure of asset transactions and balances.