The certificate course teaches more basic stuff. The course teaches to prepare financial statements for submission to authorities. It teaches students to prepare and analyze fund flow charts. The students also learn to prepare a financial analysis reports of the company. They are also taught how to forecast the fund requirements for a company.
The course also involves the study of planning for capital expenditures. It trains them to cost analysis and to calculate returns on investment. Students of this course learn basics of profit calculation and analysis.