1. Fast-track to the ACCA Qualification
The Foundation Diploma is the best preparation for the ACCA Qualification if you don’t have any other qualifications or experience. You could start the Foundation Diploma after completing O’ Levels, Matriculation or Intermediate if you are based in Pakistan. So if your ultimate goal is the ACCA Qualification, then starting with the Foundation Diploma will give you essential knowledge to help you pass. You will be automatically transferred onto the ACCA Qualification, free of charge, and given exemptions from the first three exams when you complete the Foundation Diploma.
2. Enter the exciting world of business
Finance is the essential cornerstone of the business world, a career in finance will take you places in your career. ACCA’s Foundation Diploma is your first step to becoming a finance professional. It is a stepping stone in globally recognised professional qualification, which once completed will get you a better job, higher than average pay, and a chance to pursue this career globally. Kabeer Naqvi, CFO of Tameer Microfinance Bank states “Its (ACCA) well-rounded curriculum and thorough examination methodology made it possible for me to earn positions at senior management levels very early in my career.”
3. Fast and flexible
With computer-based exams available throughout the year and paper exams twice a year, you could complete the entire Foundation Diploma and be registered as an ACCA student in less than 12 months. And there’s no time limit on completing the exams so you really can fit studying around your work and personal life. Nauman Asif Mian, CFO of Bayt.com, states “ACCA has given me the flexibility to step into varied roles in finance with great confidence as I believe that ACCA qualification nurtures a complete finance professional.”
You pay for your exams fees and tuition at each level as you go along, so there are no big upfront costs. The Foundation Diploma is a lower cost alternative to studying at University, and you can study and work at the same time. You will be transferred free of charge onto the ACCA Qualification once you’ve completed it, with free exemptions for F1, F2 and F3.