ICAG Programme

The Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) it is the sole body charged with the regulation of the Accountancy Profession in Ghana. Its members are the only persons recognized under the Companies Code 1963, Act 179 for the purposes of audit of company accounts. It is governed by a council of 11 Chartered Accounts.

 

OBJECTIVES

Participants will:

  • Increase their knowledge, skill and proficiency in the field of accountancy
  • Subscribe to, join and associate with anybody or professional organization in any member state or elsewhere whose objects are similar or not inconsistent with those of the Institute, to further the interests of the profession.
  • Be Safeguarded and enhance the professional standing, interest and reputation of its members.

 

TARGET GROUP

  • Public Finance managers in the Ministries and Agencies
  • Treasury and financial risk managers
  • Bankers
  • Finance persons in religious organisations and Other professionals with interest in pursuing a career in accounting.

 

Course Structure

Part 1

  • 1.1    Financial Accounting Fundamentals
  • 1.2    Business Management
  • 1.3    Economics
  • 1.4    Management Information systems

  Part 2

  • 2.1    Quantitative Techniques in Business
  • 2.2    Audit & Internal Review
  • 2.3    Business & Corporate Law
  • 2.4    Principles & Practice of Taxation

Part 3 

  • 3.1    Financial Reporting
  • 3.2    Public Sector Accounting
  • 3.3    Cost & Management Accounting
  • 3.4    Financial Management

Part 4 

  • 4.1    Advanced Financial Reporting
  • 4.2    Advanced Audit & Professional Ethics
  • 4.3    Corporate Strategy & Governance
  • 4.4    Advanced Tax Planning & Fiscal Policy

 

STUDENTS REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

  • SSSCE/GBCE/DBS holders – six (6) passes (A-D) including English and Mathematics.
  • WASSCE holders’ six (6) credits including and English and Mathematics, any other qualification acceptable to the Institute.