DIPLOMA IN BANKING TECHNOLOGY & ACCOUNTING (DBT)

The Diploma in Banking Technology & Accounting is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in banking with an Information Technology focus. Graduates from the Diploma in Banking Technology & Accounting Program may work as branch managers, credit officers, customer advisors and other IT professions within the banking sector. 

Palm Institute is committed to training students to fit into industry. It is for this reason that students offering Banking Technology and Accounting are given intensive current software training to add-up to the knowledge and skills accumulated from the study at the college.

CAREER PROSPECTS  

  • Branch managers
  • Credit officers
  • Customer advisors
  • Other IT professions within the banking sector

 

NABPTEX Certified Diploma in Banking Technology & Accounting

Year 1: Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

No. of Credits

DBT101

Financial Accounting I

3

DBT 103

Micro Economics

3

DBT 105

Business Communication

3

DBT 107

Business Law

2

DBT 109

Business Mathematics

3

DBT 111

Critical Thinking & Communication Skills I

2

DBT 113

Computer Technology

2

DBT 115

Modern English Structure and usage I (Expository Writing)

2

DBT 117

Leadership and Organizational Behavior I

3

 

Year 1: Semester 2

Course Code

Course Title

No. of Credits

DBT 102

Financial Accounting II

3

DBT 104

Financial Economics

3

DBT 106

Principles of Management

3

DBT 108

Law & Ethics of Banking

3

DBT 110

Financial Mathematics

3

DBT 112

Critical Thinking & Communication Skills II

2

DBT 114

Spreadsheet Applications

3

DBT 116

Modern English Structure and usage II (Expository Writing II)

2

DBT 118

Leadership and Organizational Behavior II

2

AFR 101

African Studies

3

 

Year 2: Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

No. of Credits

DBT 201

Financial Reporting I

3

DBT 203

Management Information Systems

3

DBT 205

Cost Accounting

3

DBT 207

Public Sector Accounting

3

DBT 209

Database Management System

3

DBT211

Principles of Banking

3

DBT 213

Banking Software I

3

DBT 207

Entrepreneurship Development

3

DBT 211

Personality Development I

2

DBT 215

Modern English Structure and usage III (Expository Writing)

2

PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology

3

Year 2: Semester 2

Course Code

Course Title

No. of Credits

DBT 202

Financial Reporting II

3

DBT 204

Electronic Commerce

3

DBT 206

Rural Banking & Microfinance

3

DBT 208

International Trade Finance

3

DBT 210

Networking & Internet Technology

3

DBT 212

Marketing of Financial Services

3

DBT 214

Banking Software II

3

DBT 212

Personality Development II

2

DBT 225

Modern English Structure and usage IV (Expository Writing)

2

DBT 206

Values & Ethics in Business

3

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology

3

 

Entry Requirements

Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE): with an aggregate score of  twenty-four (24) or better in six (6) subjects comprising: A – D in all three (3) core subjects  i.e. English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science and at least passes i.e. (A – D)  in three (3) elective subjects in the options of Science, General Arts, Agricultural Science  and Home Economics.

West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE): with an aggregate score of 36 or better in six (6) subjects comprising: A1 – C6 in all three (3) core subjects  i.e. English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science and at least passes in three (3)  elective subjects in the options of Science, General Arts, Agricultural Science and Home  Economics.

   Matured Candidate: Applicants must be at least 25 years old. Candidate should have at least two years working experience. Admission is subject to passing an entrance exam.

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