ATD Section I

Intro One

Introduction

This section is intended to equip the candidate with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to have an understanding in introduction to Financial Accounting, Principles of Business law, Entrepreneurship and Communication and Information Communication Technology.

LEARNING OUTCOME

Introduction to Financial Accounting

A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

  • Apply accounting concepts in preparation of financial statements
  • Apply the double entry aspects of accounting
  • Account for assets and liabilities
  • Prepare financial statements of a sole trader, partnership and company.
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Principles of Business Law

A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of essential elements of the legal system
  • Demonstrate knowledge of legal personality
  • Apply law of contract and tort in various scenarios
  • Apply general principles of commercial law in business.
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Entrepreneurship and Communication

A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

  • Identify viable business opportunities
  • Prepare a business plan
  • Demonstrate entrepreneurial orientation skills
  • Communicate effectively in a business environment
  • Apply entrepreneurship knowledge in response to emerging business trends.
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Information Communication Technology

A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of computer systems
  • Select appropriate computer hardware and software
  • Use various computer application packages
  • Select various types of information systems
  • Use computer networks and the Internet.