Indigenous Financial Management (Advanced Diploma) | Assiniboine Community College

Indigenous Financial Management (Advanced Diploma)

Duration/Start: 8 months / September

Credential: Advanced Diploma

NOTE: This is an advanced diploma and requires a prior diploma or degree as a pre-requisite. If you do not have a prior post-secondary credential, please see our Business Administration program where you can specialize in Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management or Marketing.

Prior courses and/or work experience for certain courses is required in this field for direct admission into the program.  Otherwise you may be required to complete prerequisite courses. Check Courses and Costs for the list of courses and their prerequisites.

Set yourself apart with this niche area of financial management and earn standing towards the Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager (CAFM) designation. 

Learn to speak the language of business within the unique context of an Indigenous lens. Develop skills in business law, financial accounting and reporting, and ethics. Higher-level courses enhance critical thinking skills. 

Become a go-to solution provider for clients looking for financial advice. Help Indigenous organizations manage their finances and plan for their future. This career path takes your interest in the business world and combines it with your excellent communication skills, ability to convey complex ideas in a simple manner and desire to uphold ethics. Learn how to advance in this demanding – and rewarding – career. 

Upon completion of this diploma, earn credit towards the Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager (CAFM) designation offered by the Aboriginal Financial Officers Association. Whether working for or with a First Nations community, this increasingly in-demand designation will set you apart from your competitors in the job market.

Fast Facts

Duration/Start 8 months / September

Credential Advanced Diploma

Credits 60

Optional Exit No

Co-op Work Placement No

Distance Delivery No

International Students Yes

Study Options
On Campus
Open to International Students
Advanced Credentials