The National Certificate: Municipal Financial Management

The National Certificate: Municipal Financial Management

Overview

The National Certificate: Municipal Financial Management enables qualifying learners to apply strategic level financial management competencies to ensure effective, efficient and economical utilisation of public funds and resources at local government level. Learners will develop competencies to manage strategic planning and budgeting processes, financial management processes and internal control, auditing and reporting processes. Business and commerce will benefit through this qualification as it will assure commonality of practice between public and private sector financial management practices.

General information

The Regenesys MBA will assist you to achieve your personal and organisational goals by providing you with a career development generalist programme focussing on leadership through strategic management. The programme is designed to assist you solve intricate business problems in an ethical and sustainable manner by making informed decisions through the use of information and data in an innovative and scientific manner. In addition, the programme will empower you to communicate with specialist and non-specialist audiences. From an organisational perspective, the MBA will equip you with an advanced understanding and knowledge of the strategic interrelationship between the organisation’s internal and external environments, as it responds to changes and trends. The MBA is geared to promote independent thinking, self-direction and autonomous behaviour in planning and implementing solutions for organisations.

Duration: 12 months

Eligibility

It is recommended that learners have the following pre-knowledge and/or proof of competence before enrolling on this programme:

Communication at NQF Level 4 or equivalent

Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4 or equivalent

Economics at NQF Level 4

Accounting at NQF Level 4

Structure

The National Certificate: Municipal Financial Management NQF 6 (166 credits) is a 12-month qualification that consists of seven modules and a Final Integrated Summative Assessment.

Programme modules

Legal Environment and Policy

Municipal Strategic Planning and Implementation

Municipal Finance Reporting and Performance

Municipal Supply Chain Management

Risk Management

Municipal Budgeting and Implementation

Municipal Perfomance Management

Faculty

Since business education involves putting theory into practice, we have assembled a world-class faculty team with exceptional industry experience. Each member will inspire you with the results of their research initiatives and experience-based insights into the best global management practices which are necessary for succeeding in emerging markets. Through our exposure to multiple industries, we can share best practices, demonstrate what works and what does not.

Career impact

Regenesys will help you optimise your career potential. Our friendly career office team assists in all aspects of getting you ready to climb the corporate ladder to achieve your dreams.

Self-assessment

As part of the MBA programme, you get to understand your interests, values, strengths and weaknesses, which is the first step to success in career planning. Self-assessment tools are available to determine your optimal career path and identify your goals.

Career Counselling / Coaching

Individual sessions with our counsellors/coaches are available upon request. These sessions are useful to help you to clarify your goals and develop personalised ‘job-search’ strategies.

Work readiness

Workshops and training resources on topics ranging from CV writing and interview skills, to business etiquette and networking to prepare you for your job search are available upon request. Mock interviews can also be arranged to prepare you for real interviews.

Leadership Conversations

Our Leadership Conversations can link you to top business and industry leaders and show you which industries and areas are more likely to interest you.

Company Presentations and Recruitment Talks

When companies are invited to make presentations on their businesses and recruiting practices, this is a great way to learn more about different industries and specific company cultures.

Networking and Alumni Events

Having individual contacts and being in the right place at the right time often leads to job opportunities. Students are encouraged to attend off-campus networking events to meet professionals from a variety of industries. Our Alumni Committee also organises informal social functions that bring alumni and students together.

Career Events

Regenesys offers access to career events for interested individuals and organisations.

Getting Started

It is recommended that learners have the following pre-knowledge and/or proof of competence before enrolling on this programme:

Communication at NQF Level 4 or equivalent

Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4 or equivalent

Economics at NQF Level 4

Accounting at NQF Level 4
Proof of payment of the registration fee so that the letter of acceptance can be processed. Our bank account details for the registration fee are:
Regenesys Management (PTY) Ltd
First National Bank
Rivonia Branch
Branch Code: 250355
Account Number: 620 846 509 20

The National Certificate: Municipal Financial Management (NQF 6)

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