INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
Petunia Dhliwayo

INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

Forensic accounting is all about using accountancy skills to investigate financial discrepancies and inaccuracies such as fraudulent activity, financial misrepresentation or misconduct and disputes.

The role involves an integration of accounting, auditing and investigative skills. As a forensic accountant, you will carry out meticulous investigations to uncover information, identify specific irregularities in financial documents and reports, quantify the exact losses and trace and recover illegitimate funds. You'll provide reports of your findings, offering reconstructions and insights into how activities were carried out.

As part of the roles above, results from the undertaken investigations could then be used as legal evidence. Hence, the role of the Forensic accountants would extend to assist the courts, solicitors and clients understand the complex financial and accounting issues and presenting that information in a manner that all users can understand, hence, knowledge of litigation procedures is also required.


INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
Motlalepula Bheka

INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is an umbrella term that includes any communication device or application, encompassing radio, television, cellular phones, computer and network hardware and software, satellite systems and many others as well as the various services and applications used for gathering, processing, storing and disseminating information. It provides skills needed to use efficiently the elementary functions of information and communication technologies.

This module aims to provide knowledge and skills in using computers and its applications for improving business operations and 

By the end of the module, student would be able to:

  • Appreciate the world of computers and get familiar with the terms.
  • Apply knowledge  on computer software.
  • Integrates the relationship between the computer, the networks and the internet.
  • Use software applications in working with documentations.
  • Promotes higher-order thinking skills.

COMPUTER CRIMES & CYBER SECURITY
Motlalepula Bheka

COMPUTER CRIMES & CYBER SECURITY

This module aims to provide students with skills for identifying and investigating crimes and cyber security.

By the end of the module, student would be able to:

  • Understand computer security
  • Identify network and the internet
  • Show how cyber stalking, fraud take place
  • Describe techniques used by hackers
  • Investigate cyber terrorism & information warfare
  • Describe cyber detection & forensics 


BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
Thabo Molapisi

BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

In today’s personal and professional world, communication is one of the most vital skills to develop.

Your effectiveness in communicating ideas, feelings, instructions, and thoughts are key to your success, especially in business.

Business Communication is designed to introduce you to skills and practices that will help you communicate and develop communication strategy for yourself in business and/or for your business and your clients/stakeholders.

This semester, we will explore how to communicate in written and oral form. We will look at the standard practices for communicating within and across business sectors.  We will practice some of the fundamentals of business writing, including memoranda, email, business letters, and discuss how to be persuasive and engaging in these writings. Additionally, we will explore oral presentation as it exists in different professional contexts and settings.


MONEY LAUNDERING DETECTION AND INVESTIGATION
Titina Rakobe

MONEY LAUNDERING DETECTION AND INVESTIGATION

Module Aims/Objectives

This module aims to provide students with knowledge and skills to identify and deal with Money Laundering, Detection and Investigation.

 

Module Aims/Objectives:

By the end of the module, students would be able to:

        i.            Define money laundering

      ii.            Explain Anti-money laundering Systems

    iii.            Outline Counter-terrorist financing strategies

     iv.            Explain methods of detecting Money Laundering crimes

       v.            Discuss anti-money laundering strategies

     vi.            Describe Money Laundering Crimes Investigations


INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING
Coster Itayi Mukusha

INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING

Module Aims/Objectives

 The module seeks to introduce accounting and finance concepts and principles for the effective management of the business.

 Module Learning Outcomes

 By the end of the course, students would be able to:

 i.  Define the principles of accounting.

 ii. Prepare and analyze the financial statements of a business entity iii. Draw the books of original entry for the businesses.

iv. Gathering information for preparation of accounts 

v.  Adjust financial statements.

vi. Prepare and examine the financial statements of other organizations. vii.  Explain associated accounting areas.

BUSINESS LAW
Thabo Molapisi

BUSINESS LAW

MODULE OVERVIEW

•The module Business Law aims to introduce the student to those aspects of law that are relevant to business operations.
•The module enables students to understand the legal system, contracts, and the tort of negligence within a business context.
The module aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills of Business Law and its application in project management