Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager Diploma

Program Description

This program prepares individuals to work in the financial management field and/or pursue a Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager (CAFM) accounting designation. The CAFM accounting designation is granted when diploma candidates successfully complete all courses, and pass the Aboriginal Financial Officers Association’s National Professional Examination.  In addition, students who want to continue  on to the Chartered Professional Accountant designation may transfer 15 credits from the CAFM program to the Bachelor of Business Administration at the University of Winnipeg.    

Level 1 - 1st Year
Financial Accounting 1-A
Financial Accounting 1-B
Ethics and Traditional Values
Strategy & Decisions
Aboriginal History

Level 2 - 2nd Year
Financial Accounting 2
Managerial Accounting 1
Financial Accounting 3
Finance 1
Managing Information Systems 1
Quantitative Methods 1
Aboriginal Human and Fiscal Issues
Accounting Systems* 

*YC full-time requirement

Courses are also available in a modular format. Each course runs for three months and students attend classes one week a month at the College. In addition, the program is offered through correspondence. These options enable students who are currently employed to study while continuing to work.

Admission Requirements

  •  Senior 4 or equivalent standing, or

  • Mature student with a combination of education and experience

 Yellowquill College Credit Transfers to University of Winnipeg