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  Diploma in Financial Management and Accountability  
 

      

INTRODUCTION

Diploma in Financial Management and Accountability (DFMA) is a one year online course on financial management of non-profit organizations. The program is a joint initiative of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) & Financial Management Service Foundation (FMSF). The course is open to applicants from all over the world.

MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

-    Any individual working in the Development sector

-    A student pursuing Graduation form a recognized University/Institution

-    Individual seeking to gain knowledge about the Development Sector

Please note that basic computer skills and access to internet are pre-requisites for this course.

COURSE FEE

For Indian Applicants

Sl. No.

 Category

Certificate

Diploma

1

For institutional sponsored candidates

INR 16,603

INR 25,763

2

For individual candidates

INR 8,301

INR 16,603

3

For students

INR 4,151

INR 8,301

For International Applicants

4

For applicants from developed countries

859   US$

1,718   US $

5

For applicants from SAARC and other developing countries

315 US$

630   US$

 **Please note - The course fee is inclusive of Service tax of 14.5%

 

RESERVATION

Seats for SC/ST/OBC/PWD will be reserved as per Government of India norms and directives.

 

REGISTRATION

 In order to register for the course:

Step 1: Visit www.fmsflearningsystems.org

Step 2: Click on ‘Register for a Course"

Step 3: Fill up the form online

Step 4: Click, ‘Submit’ 

 

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED 

List of Documents for Indian Applicants

Students

10th Pass Certificate

Mandatory

12th Mark sheet

Mandatory

Graduation certificate

for students who have completed graduation

Letter from their institutes certifying them as the bona fide students

Mandatory

Passport or any other ID proof

Mandatory

4 copies of passport size photograph

Mandatory

Caste Certificate

for scheduled caste & scheduled tribe candidates only

Working Persons

10th Pass Certificate

Mandatory

12thMark sheet

Mandatory

Graduation mark sheet

If completed graduation

Experience certificate

Mandatory

Passport or any other ID proof

Mandatory

4 copies of passport size photograph

Mandatory

Caste Certificate

for scheduled caste & scheduled tribe candidates only

Non- Working persons

10thpass certificate

Mandatory

12thMark sheet

Mandatory

Graduation certificate

for students who have completed graduation

Passport or any other ID proof

Mandatory

4 copies of passport size photograph

Mandatory

Caste Certificate

for scheduled caste & scheduled tribe candidates only

All the above mentioned documents need to be self attested and sent to the following address: Financial Management Service Foundation (FMSF), ACCOUNTABILTY HOUSE,A-5, Sector- 26, NOIDA- 201 301 | Phone : 91-120- 4773200               

 

List of Documents for International Applicants

 

 

School Grade sheets

Mandatory ( issued by the institute where the applicant has attained his/her high school degree, describing the marks/grades obtained)

 

Transcript

For applicants who have completed their graduation ( issued by the institute where the applicant has attained his/her graduate degree from, describing the marks/grades obtained )

A copy of Passport

Mandatory

4 copies of passport size photos

Mandatory

Letter of Experience

For applicants with work experience

     

 


SELECTION PROCESS

Once we receive the online registration form, we shall guide the individuals on further procedures such as screening test which comprises of 10 multiple choice questions. The candidate will be assigned 20 minutes to complete the test.

After the completion of screening test, the candidate will be guided to submit the documents and fee.

 

MODE OF PAYMENT

Payment should be made through Cheque/ Demand Draft, in favor of “Centre for Promoting Accountability”, payable at NOIDA.

Or

You could also transfer / remittance to-

Centre for Promoting Accountability SB A/c no. 06511000001477 with HDFC Bank Ltd.  Plot No. 118, Block D, Sector 26 NOIDA – 201301, Uttar Pradesh, RTGS/NEFT IFSC: HDFC0000651, SWIFT CODE: HDFCINBBDEL

 

 

COURSE DESIGN

·                 The entire program is divided into 4 modules. Each module is further sub-divided into 8 papers.

·                 The course is offered in a flexi-mode.

-    A candidate can enroll for 2 modules (one Semester). On completion of the 2 modules, the candidate will be awarded a Certification degree in financial management & accountability.

-    If a candidate enrolls for all 4 modules (two Semesters) and completes them then the candidate will be awarded a Diploma degree in financial management & accountability

·                 Examination will be conducted online towards the end and the exam dates for which will be shared beforehand.

 

PROJECT WORK

Each student is required to undertake a project and submit a project report. This topic will be assigned by the faculty. The project work carries 4 credits and is mandatory. Student may take up the project in the organization where he/she is working;

In case the employing organization does not permit the same, the student can request to be assigned a voluntary organization in and around her/his place of residence/work that will be identified by the faculty in-charge.

Students are advised to start the project work as soon as the topic is assigned by the faculty and not wait for the last date of submission. The student is required to send the project report in soft version via e-mail on or before the last date for project submission. The project submission date shall be communicated to the students in advance, along with the project work topic.

 

COURSE MATERIAL

The course material for each paper is available on the website www.fmsflearningsystems.org

All candidates who have enrolled for the course will have access as well as downloading rights of the course material. Hard copies of the course materials are also sent to the students.

COURSE CONTENTS

 

SEMESTER

 

MODULES

 

PAPER

 

FACULTY

I

Module I

Paper 1- Introduction to the Voluntary Sector

Dr. Vidya Rao

Paper 2 - Legal Framework

Dr. Manoj Fogla

Module II

Paper 3 - Book keeping & Accounting

Ms. Rozmin Ajani

Paper 4 - Budgeting & Monitoring

Mr. Joselyn Martins

II

Module III

Paper 5 - Project Fund Accounting

Mr. Sanjay Patra

Paper 6 - Control Systems

Mr. Suresh Kejriwal

Module IV

Paper 7 - Audit

Mr. Suresh Kejriwal

Paper 8 - Governance

Dr. Manoj Fogla

For further information or enquiries, please write to us at coordinator@fmsflearningsystems.org  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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