Financial & Accounting Training

E-Skills for Entrepreneurs

The eSkills for Entrepreneurs short course provides you with the opportunity to understand technology better and to see how technology can assist you in growing your business. It will also help you to see and understand how to optimise your communication skills through technology, with not only employees, but also suppliers and customers. You will also start to understand the benefits of social media and how you can use it to help grow your business as a marketing tool.

Online Course in Cost and Management Accounting

The short course in Online Course in Cost and Management Accounting is designed to help individuals in the private and public sector to understand the costing process and how to determine costs. It also covers the management of funds by means of budgets and the use of management accounting information to make informed and accountable decisions. Topics such as absorption, variable, job and process costing; traditional cost allocation versus activity-based costing; and cost-volume-profit relations will be discussed.

Public Financial Management for Public Sector Managers

The Public Financial Management for Public Sector Managers short course aims to enhance your knowledge and skills in the managing the financial aspects of your department or component, in your role as a senior public servant, in support of higher order strategies and plans according that are in line with the existing regulatory framework, but also sets the tone for you become a knowledge leader, pioneer, evaluator, change manager and guide in the public sector, based on complete, accurate and real-time financial information and analyses.


Municipal Public Accounts Committee Training Course (MPAC)

The Municipal Public Accounts Committee Training Course short course is designed mainly for municipal public accounts committee members to understand the authority, monitoring and reporting functions and processes of the Municipal Public Accounts Committee (S53 and 59 of the MSA), IDP, budget (SDBIP) ethics and governance for councillors. The Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA), the Municipal Structures Act and the Municipal Systems Acts and their regulations constitute the platform which entrenches municipal regulatory environment.

MFMP: Local Government Ethics, Budgeting and Risk Management (US: 116343/ 116345 / 116339)

The Local Government Ethics, Budgeting and Risk Management is designed for junior and middle managers within the municipal environment. The course ensures that participants are able to learn and apply skills on these important areas of responsibility identified within the local government. The Unit Standards are aligned to the LGSETA Qualification ID: 48965 Municipal Financial Management NQF Level 6.

LGSETA Certificate: Municipal Finance Management Programme (MFMP) (SAQA ID 48965)

he Municipal Finance Management Programme provides you with a full scope and understanding of the selected legislative regulatory framework that governs the public sector management and administration environment, enabling you to interpret South African legislation and policies that specifically affect municipal finance management. The programme is presented in support of all requirements of the National Treasury regulations (as stipulated in the Government Gazette) on the minimum competency levels for municipal officials.

Economic Crime Schemes

The short course in Economic Crime Schemes provides you with an introduction to particular crime schemes that are directed against organisations and often perpetrated by its employees, management or involvement of third parties. The course covers various topics that range from tax evasion, illicit capital heavens and money laundering to crimes committed by public officials such as bribery and/or embezzlement.

Course in the Prevention and Detection of Corruption and Procurement Fraud

The Prevention and Detection of Procurement and Contract Fraud short course provides you with the requisite knowledge and skills to identify fraud and corruption, and to put mechanisms in place to prevent it from occurring, in the procurement and contracting of goods and services. The course aims to provide you with insights to procurement and contract fraud in a range of industries and the varying levels at which it occurs.

Money Laundering Investigation and Detection

The short course in Money Laundering Investigation and Detection provides you with the requisite skills and knowledge to implement risk-mitigating procedures and ensure compliance with the requirements of South African anti-money-laundering legislation. Commercial crime poses a significant threat to the stability of any financial system and democratic institutions, and as such, this course looks at strategies to combat these crimes by targeting illegal proceeds and removing the profit element.

Investigation and Management of Cyber and Electronic Crime

The short course in the Investigation and Management of Cyber and Electronic Crime provides you with insights to and knowledge of the legal and practical issues that specifically relate to criminal conduct in the online environment and exponential advancements in information and communication technologies that has given rise to cyber and electronic crime.

Investigation of Financial Crime

Economic crime has always been a major risk in the workplace. Technological advances have also increased the opportunities to commit these types of crimes in the workplace. This practicallyorientated Investigation of Financial Crime short course will deal with a number of investigation methodologies, techniques and tools which can lead to the more effective investigation of these crimes. A case-study approach, with ample opportunities for group-related activities, will be followed.

Internal Auditing

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.

Performance Auditing

The Performance Auditing course is intended to inform internal auditors about how economy, efficiency and effectiveness apply to performance auditing. The course provides you with the practical guidelines required when carrying out performance audit engagements. Information such as the scope and objectives of a performance audit, performance audit methodology, and economical procurement of resources and efficient utilisation of resources are included.

Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers

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.

Law for Commercial Forensic Practitioners

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.

How to Prepare GRAP AFS and Manage the Audit Process and Improvement

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.

Asset Management and GRAP Asset Accounting

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.

Procurement & Contract Management in Facilities Management

This training programme empowers managers of facilities to understand the importance of procurement in a facilities management environment, bidding processes and gain a holistic understanding of the element of facilities management suppliers that deliver, products and services.  The course further assists procurement managers to understand contract management principles and prepare service level agreements.

National Certificate: Generic Management: Customer Management

This accredited qualification is ideal for junior to middle facilities management staff who want to gain a solid foundation in leadership, management and customer service management principles and concepts.  The programme consists of seven contact modules offered in a facilitated classroom environment that include formative and summative assessments that are submitted for each module via our Afroteq online training portal.  Regular contact sessions with the facilitators ensure that a steady momentum is maintained to support and motivate the delegate to full completion. 

B and E Conference Centre (Pty) ltd

B AND E CONFERENCE CENTRE (PTY) LTD is an all-inclusive conference and training centre which offers organized, accessible and affordable training space to our clients who are in the skills development and training sector.

We offer a full service including venue hire, catering, stationery, equipment hire and more, which makes us a versatile and convenient venue for our clients.  

Finance for Non-Financial Managers Level 5 (Skills Programme - FOCUSED PACKAGE)


The purpose of this programme is to equip managers in all economic sectors with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to manage the finances of a unit. These managers would typically be second level managers such as heads of department, section heads or divisional heads, who may have more than one team reporting to them.


On completion of this programme learners will be able to:


The achievement of this qualification enables the learner to utilise specialised financial instruments such as futures, options and other derivatives for trading, funding and investments. Investments could be in an individual capacity or in the corporate environment. It will enable the learner to understand and apply risk measures in the market.

Qualification: National Certificate in Financial Markets and Instruments (SAQA ID: 50481)

NQF Level: 6

Credits: 121

Duration: 12 months


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