POST GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMME IN INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING AND ANALYTICS
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In today’s rapidly evolving and interconnected global economy, the traditional role of accountants has been dramatically transformed. The emergence of big data, and sophisticated analytical tools has redefined the accounting landscape. Accountants are no longer just number crunchers; they are strategic partners, decision-makers, and interpreters of complex financial data.
The integration of data analytics with accounting has created a dynamic field where accuracy meets insight. Accountants equipped with data analytics skills can uncover hidden trends, make predictive analyses, and provide actionable insights that drive business strategy and decision-making.
Recognizing the imperative need to align accounting practices with the technological advancements, IIM Indore introduces the Post Graduate Certificate Programme in International Accounting & Analytics. This cutting-edge program is crafted to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of financial reporting, international auditing, US federal income taxation, corporate finance and modern data analytics.
This program, carefully crafted to bridge traditional accounting with Global Standards:
Globally Relevant Curriculum: With a blend of international accounting standards and data analytics principles, the course keeps pace with global trends and technological advancements.
- Hands-On Experience: Practical exposure to the latest tools and software ensures students are prepared to navigate the intricate world of international accounting and data analytics.
- Interdisciplinary Learning: The integration of accounting with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fosters an interdisciplinary learning environment, nurturing skills that are essential in today’s interconnected business world.
- Future-Ready Skills: Graduates of this program will be equipped to meet the evolving challenges and opportunities in multinational corporations, and public accounting firms, aligning accounting practices with the technological frontier
The Post Graduate Certificate Programme in International Accounting & Analytics at IIM Indore is a specialized program tailored to the complex and multifaceted world of global accounting. The program aims to:
- Enhance Accounting Expertise: Impart a comprehensive understanding of advanced topics in management accounting, financial analysis, reporting, auditing, and complexities of global to navigate the ever-changing landscape of international accounting and analytics.
- Build Analytical Competencies: Develop skills in business analytics, data visualization, and statistical analysis, empowering students to interpret complex accounting data using business analytics.
- Integrate Technology in Accounting: Foster proficiency in contemporary tools such as PowerBI, Tableau, Python, etc., to create a synergistic interdisciplinary learning environment that combines accounting and analytics.
- Promote Ethical Governance and Compliance: Emphasize corporate governance, internal controls, and forensic accounting to sensitize participants regarding adherence to ethical standards and legal regulations.
The Post Graduate Certificate Programme in International Accounting & Analytics at IIM Indore stands as a gateway to a profession where accounting meets innovation, ethics aligns with governance, and numbers come to life through analysis. It’s an opportunity to embark on a career that is both challenging and rewarding, in an industry that values precision, insight, and integrity.
- Global industry aligned curriculum mapped with Accounting and Analytics programmes from across the world.
- Practical application oriented, integrates multiple business use cases, case studies and projects,
Participant will choose a few of the following contents.
- Business Analytics and Data Visualization: To explore data-driven decision-making and visualization techniques, enabling students to interpret, analyse, and present complex business data effectively.
Electives (Any 4)
- Advanced Management Accounting: To provide an in-depth understanding of managerial accounting techniques, emphasizing strategic financial analysis, decision-making, budgeting, and forecasting in an international context.
- Advanced Financial Reporting: To cultivate advanced knowledge in financial reporting standards and practices, with a focus on US GAAP.
- Advanced Auditing: To impart critical skills in auditing practices, emphasizing risk assessment, internal control, and compliance with US auditing standards.
- Advanced Federal Income Tax for Individuals: To provide comprehensive insights into individual income taxation principles and regulations in the US, including tax planning and compliance strategies.
- Advanced Federal Income Tax for Businesses: To explore business taxation concepts and strategies in the US, covering corporate, partnership, and international tax considerations.
- Internal Auditing, Corporate Governance & Internal Controls: To examine the role of internal auditing within governance structures, focusing on risk management, ethical practices, and the development of robust internal control systems.
- Forensic Accounting & Fraud Examination:To delve into forensic accounting methodologies and fraud detection techniques, fostering an understanding of investigation procedures and legal considerations.
- Information Systems & Controls: To explore information systems’ role in accounting, emphasizing the development, assessment, and control of accounting information systems.
- Statistics for Business & Data Analytics:To introduce statistical methods and tools for business analytics, emphasizing predictive modelling, inferential statistics, and data-driven decision-making.
- Business & Data Analytics using Python:To provide hands-on experience in utilizing Python for business and data analytics, fostering programming skills and analytical thinking for realworld applications.
- Capstone Project
This 15 credit program has the following components:
This Duration & Number of Session Hours:
Duration: 15 weeks, 225 Hours of Live Interaction.
Number of Sessions (75 – 120 Minutes each): 135 sessions across 15 weeks
Frequency: 9 sessions (i.e., 15 hours) a week
Students are expected to research/prepare/study, participate in group discussions, and complete assignments/projects/case studies as per the requirements of the program in addition to in-class live teaching.
**The programme duration may be slightly extended due to unavoidable situations.
- The pedagogy will be a judicious mix of lectures, case discussions, project work, term papers, and assignments etc.
Evaluation procedure for the programme follows the IIM Indore Online Learning Programme (OLP) Handbook norms for Attendance and Grade. For the grading purpose the courses will have at least one individual component of evaluation which should be the End Term/Final Module Exam at the end of the course/module. Course instructors may also use different components of evaluation in addition to the end term (if necessary) like: Class participation, Quiz (announced or unannounced), Assignments, Projects. In OLP programme examinations were conducted through the AI-powered online proctoring tools. Online Learning Programme office may also conduct exam at technology partner’s test centers at pre-announced timings. A five-point scale will be used for evaluating participants in individual courses. Participants are expected to review the programme Hand Book for further details.
The Institute insists on sincerity and regular attendance in sessions. Participants are expected to attend all sessions of the programme. It is mandatory for the participants to be regular and punctual in all the classes without exception. Online Learning Programme Office will keep attendance record of all courses. Programme Coordinator may grant prior permission for leave in case of hospitalization and on account of emergencies. If a participant is found absent without leave approval (post / pre) and not meeting attendance requirement than she/he could be awarded “Fail” grade in that course. Participants should ensure that the attendance requirements are met. The Online Learning Programme (OLP) Office will apply CGPA drop for low attendance in the programme. Participants are expected to review the programme Hand Book for further details.
Successful Completion Certificate by IIM Indore.
* Sample certificate is indicative. The Institute reserves the right to revise it.
**The Completion certificate will only be awarded to participants who complete the programme evolution and attendance criteria.
- Diploma (10+2+3)/Graduate/Postgraduate from Universities recognized by the Association of Indian Universities
- At least 50% marks in either Diploma or graduation or post-graduation (or its equivalent)
- Minimum 2 years of post-graduate work experience.
- Clearing the Pre-Screen Assessment
How the Courses will be Delivered:
Courses will be delivered through on-line mode using an appropriate technology Synchronized platform. Lectures will be delivered through broadband based technology involving two-way audio and video communication. Sessions will be held once a week, generally on weekends. Participants can attend sessions directly from their desktop/laptop (Direct-2-device). Participants will be provided reading materials etc. for each course. They may also interact with the concerned faculty through e-mails/ chat mode.
The academic sessions will start on -: October 2023
The time gap between two consecutive sessions is to give the participants a break. On some days, the classes may extend beyond the mentioned time. In addition to attending interactive sessions, participants have to undertake online quizzes, assignments, and examinations.
Programme Activity Timelines:
|Application Closure/ Academic Orientation||October 14th 2023 (Cohort 01)
October 28th, 2023 (Cohort 02)
|Tentative Programme End Date||December 30th 2023|
*IIM Indore reserves the right to modify the above conditions at its discretion at any time without notice.
Total Fees and Payment Schedule:
|Instalment 1 Before Program Start||85,000 (100,300 Including GST)|
|Instalment 2 within 30 days of Programme Start||85,000 (100,300 Including GST)|
|Instalment 3 within 60 days of Programme Start||85,000
(100,300 Including GST)
|Programme Fees (Excluding GST)||2,55,000/-|
|Overall fees (inclusive of GST@18% GST)||3,00,900/-|
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Credit Transfer of Admission to US University: The programme may allow certain participants (enrolled for the Miles US Pathway programme) to get admission in the US university courses after completion. The Credit transfer, admission process, selection criteria, and final selection to the US universities are not under the control/discretion of IIM Indore. IIM Indore does not promise/guarantee any credit transfer to any US-based university or admission to any of its programmes.
The participants have to independently ensure such modalities with Miles Education or other third parties. IIM Indore will only deliver the course agreed and the certificate will be awarded after completion of the norms mentioned above for the “Post Graduate Certificate Programme in International Accounting and Analytics”.
Please note that IIM Indore reserves the right to change the programme design, format, number of sessions, certificate format, and terms in the programme or can incorporate any such change deemed necessary by the institute without prior intimation.