Diploma in Financial Management
The Diploma in Financial Management (DIFM) programme provides an overview of the necessary skills, knowledge and techniques to manage finances in the public or business sector context. The programme explores the complex challenges of financial management decision-making processes and deals with issues such as: budgeting; cash flow projections; cost benefit analysis; financial statements with respect to balance sheets; income and expenditure statements; assets register; ratio analysis; business investment; financing decisions; current asset management; dividend and dividend policy. The areas of mergers and acquisitions are also explored.
Regent’s distance and supported mode of learning involves an interactive teaching and learning methodology that encourages self-reflection and promotes independent and critical thinking.
The programme is delivered through a mix of tutorial workshops, electronic and online support as well as independent self-study. A comprehensive and interactive study guide is used to convey the main concepts of each module.