ND Accountancy programmes should contribute adequately to the production of good quality and dedicate business-manpower for commerce, industry, private and public enterprise.
The Goal and the Objectives of the ND Accountancy Programme.
The goal of the ‘National Diploma in Accountancy is to produce a technician level manpower that can effectively perform a range of functions in the field of Accountancy..
The objectives of the ND Accountancy are to:demonstrate a basic knowledge of financial operations of different types of business.
assist in the collection and integration of basic financial data for use in investment decisions.
prepare final accounts of business.
assist in the preparation of short and long term budget plans;
collect and collate relevant financial information to aid superior officers and management in making financial decisions.
interpret some basic ratio, statistical and financial data.
carry out a preliminary survey and feasibility studies.
understand the principles of financial accounting and their application to business situations.
Applicants with the following qualifications may be considered for admission into the National Diploma programme by direct entry:
G.C.E. Ordinary level or its equivalent (Teachers Grade II, W.A.S.C., S.S.C.E.) with four credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and any other two subjects from the following: Economics, Business Methods, Principles of Accounts, Literature in English, Commerce, History, Statistics, geography, Government Agric Science/Biology obtained at not more than two sittings, or
Four credit passes in relevant subjects as stated in (i) above obtained at the final examination of an NBTE recognized Preliminary ND Programme offered by the polytechnics and similar post-secondary technical institutions.