Advanced Diploma in Financial and Foreign Accounting with Data Analytics

ASAP Kerala Affiliated Advanced Diploma Course in Accounting

This is a comprehensive course that equips students with the skills needed in the fields of financial and foreign accounting. Through a combination of theoretical and practical coursework, students will learn the latest accounting principles and techniques and gain proficiency in data analytics. This course is designed for individuals who wish to pursue careers in finance, accounting, or data analysis and is an excellent choice for those seeking to enhance their professional qualifications.

  • Assessment and Certification by ASAP, Kerala
  • The best practical-oriented Indian and Foreign Accounting course with Data Analytics
  • Syllabus has been finalized under the supervision of subject experts from ASAP Kerala.


Any Degree Pass or Failed.


Normal Track: 12 months , Fast Track: 6 Months


  • ASAP (Govt. of Kerala)
  • SAP (FICO) Power User
  • SAP (MM) Power User

What will you learn in Advanced Diploma in Financial and Foreign Accounting with Data Analytics ?

Unit 1: Self Analysis

Introduction to module | Ice breaking | Who am I- Make a note | SA: questionnaires

SWOT analysis | Detailed Self-introspection | Johari window – Self-awareness | self-confidence

Mentoring Day

Unit 2: Attitude

Factors influencing attitude | Influence of perspective on behaviour | KSA – Knowledge skills and attitude

Personal social and professional etiquette.

Unit 3 Interpersonal skills

Need for interpersonal skills | Gratitude | Being thankful | Understanding anger and ways to deal with it.

Secret of happiness | Morals | Values and Ethics | Integrity | Work Ethics | Civic Virtue | Respect for Others | Living Peacefully | Caring | Sharing | Honesty | Courage | Valuing Time| Cooperation| Commitment | Empathy | Teamwork | Networking | Importance of teamwork | Teamwork activity | Leadership qualities

Importance of decision making | Weighing positives and negatives | Process and practical way of decision making.

Unit 4 Stress Management and Motivation

Stress Management: Stress | Reasons and effects | Identifying stress | Stress diaries | The four A’s of stress management | Techniques | Approaches: action-oriented | Emotion-oriented | Acceptance oriented

Resilience | Gratitude Training | Coping with emotions: Identifying and managing emotions | Harmful ways of dealing with emotions | Relaxation techniques

Self-Motivation | Factors | Self-motivation methods and activities | Tapping and tuning inner voice

Unit 5: Creativity

Need for Creativity in the 21st century | Thinking out of the box | Creative thinking and Lateral Thinking

Torrance test of creative thinking | Creative challenges and activities.

Unit 6: Goal setting

Wish list | SMART goals | Short | long | lifetime goals | Blueprint for success | 5W1H | Time management

Value of time | Test your Time management skill Weekly planner | TODO list | Prioritizing work | Time management matrix | Psychometric tests

Daily half-hour language lesson is combined with continuous reading, writing, listening, and speaking modules.

Office 365

Text Basics

  • Typing the text, Alignment of text
  • Editing Text: Cut, Copy, Paste, Select All, Clear
  • Find & Replace

Text Formatting and saving file

  • New, Open, Close, Save, Save As
  • Formatting Text: Font Size, Font Style
  • Font Color, Use the Bold, Italic, and Underlined
  • Change the Text Case
  • Line spacing, Paragraph spacing
  • Shading text and paragraph
  • Working with Tabs and Indents

Working with Objects

  • Shapes, Clipart and Picture, Word Art, Smart Art
  • Columns and Orderings – To Add Columns to a Document
  • Change the Order of Objects
  • Page Number, Date & Time
  • Inserting Text boxes
  • Inserting Word art
  • Inserting symbols
  • Inserting Chart

Header & Footers 

  • Inserting custom Header and Footer
  • Inserting objects in the header and footer
  • Add a section break to a document

Working with bullets and numbered lists

  • Multilevel numbering and Bulleting
  • Creating List
  • Customizing List style
  • Page bordering
  • Page background


  • Working with Tables, Table Formatting
  • Table Styles
  • Alignment option

Styles and Content 

  • Using Build- in Styles, Modifying Styles
  • Creating Styles, Creating a list style
  • Table of contents and references
  • Adding internal references
  • Adding a Footnote
  • Adding Endnote 

Merging Documents 

  • Typing new address list
  • Importing address list from Excel file
  • Write and insert the field
  • Merging with outlook contact
  • Preview Result
  • Merging to envelopes
  • Merging to label
  • Setting rules for merges
  • Finish & Merge options

Sharing and Maintaining Document

  • Changing Word Options
  • Changing the Proofing Tools
  • Managing Templates
  • Restricting Document Access
  • Using Protected View
  • Working with Templates
  • Managing Templates
  • Understanding building blocks 

Proofing the document 

  • Check Spelling as You Type.
  • Mark Grammar Errors as You Type
  • Setting AutoCorrect Options


  • Page Setup, Setting margins
  • Print Preview, Print 


Introduction to Excel

  • Introduction to Excel interface
  • Understanding rows and columns, Naming Cells
  • Working with excel workbook and sheets

 Formatting Excel workbook:

  • New, Open, Close, Save, Save As
  • Formatting Text: Font Size, Font Style
  • Font Color, Use the Bold, Italic, and Underlined
  • Wrap text, Merge and Centre
  • Currency, Accounting and other formats
  • Modifying Columns, Rows & Cells

Perform Calculations with Functions 

  • Creating Simple Formulas
  • Setting up your formula
  • Date and Time Functions, Financial Functions
  • Logical Functions, Lookup and Reference
  • Functions Mathematical Functions
  • Statistical Functions, Text Functions

Sort and Filter Data with Excel

  • Sort and filter data
  • Using a number filter, Text filter
  • Custom filtering
  • Removing filters from columns’ conditional formatting

Create Effective Charts to Present Data Visually

  • Inserting Column, Pie chart etc.
  • Create an effective chart with Chart Tool
  • Design, Format, and Layout options
  • Adding chart title
  • Changing layouts
  • Chart styles
  • Editing chart data range
  • Editing data series
  • Changing chart

Analyze Data Using PivotTables and Pivot Charts

  • Understand PivotTables, Create a PivotTable
  • Framework Using the PivotTable and PivotChart
  • Create Pivot Chart from the pivot Table.
  • Inserting slicer
  • Creating Calculated fields

Protecting and sharing the workbook

  • Protecting a workbook with a password
  • Allow users to edit ranges
  • Track changes
  • Working with Comments
  • Insert Excel Objects and Charts in Word Documents and PowerPoint Presentation.

Use Macros to Automate Tasks

  • Creating and Recording Macros
  • Assigning Macros to the worksheets
  • Saving Macro enabled workbook

Proofing and Printing

  • Page setup, setting print area, Print titles
  • Inserting custom Header and Footer
  • Inserting objects in the header and footer
  • Page Setup, setting margins, Print Preview, Print
  • Enable background error checking
  • Setting AutoCorrect Options



Setting Up PowerPoint Environment:

  • New, Open, Close, Save, Save As
  • Typing the text, Alignment of text
  • Formatting Text: Font Size, Font Style
  • Font Color, Use the Bold, Italic, and Underlined
  • Cut, Copy, Paste, and Select All, Clear text
  • Find & Replace
  • Working with Tabs and Indents

Creating slides and applying themes

  • Inserting new slide
  • Changing the layout of slides
  • Duplicating slides
  • Copying and pasting slide
  • Applying themes to the slide layout
  • Changing theme color
  • Slide background
  • Formatting slide background
  • Using slide views

Working with bullets and numbering

  • Multilevel numbering and Bulleting
  • Creating List
  • Page bordering
  • Page background
  • Aligning text
  • Text directions
  • Columns option

Working with Objects

  • Shapes, Clipart and Picture, Word Art, Smart Art
  • Change the Order of Objects
  • Inserting slide header and footer
  • Inserting Text boxes
  • Inserting shapes, using quick styles
  • Inserting Word art
  • Inserting symbols
  • Inserting Chart

Hyperlinks and Action Buttons

  • Inserting Hyperlinks and Action Buttons
  • Edit Hyperlinks and Action Button
  • Word Art and Shapes

Working With Movies and Sounds

  • Inserting Movie from a Computer File
  • Inserting Audio file
  • Audio Video playback and format options
  • Video options, Adjust options
  • Reshaping and bordering Video

Using SmartArt and Tables

  • Working with Tables, Table Formatting
  • Table Styles
  • Alignment option
  • Merge and split option
  • Converting text to smart art

Animation and Slide Transition

  • Default Animation, Custom Animation
  • Modify a Default or Custom Animation
  • Reorder Animation Using Transitions
  • Apply a Slide Transition, Modifying a
  • Transition, Advancing to the Next Slide

Using slide master

  • Using slide master
  • Inserting layout option
  • Creating custom layout
  • Inserting place holders
  • Formatting place holders

Slide show option

  • Start slide show
  • Start show from the current slide
  • Rehearse timing
  • Creating a custom slide show

 Proofing and Printing

  • Check Spelling as You Type
  • Setting AutoCorrect Options
  • Save as Video
  • Save as JPEG files
  • Save as PowerPoint Show file
  • Print Preview, Print

Introduction | Accounting terms

     Accounting | Event and transaction | Bookkeeping and accounting | Stakeholders in business | Important business terms

Capital and revenue transactions | Accounting principles

     Capital and revenue expenditure | Capital and revenue receipt | Accounting concepts and conventions | Double entry system of bookkeeping

Account | Traditional and modern rules

     Account | Classification of account | Debit and credit | Traditional and modern rules relating to accounts


     What is journal | Journal preparation

Ledger | Trail balance

     What is ledger | Ledger posting | Ledger balancing

Cash book and its types

    Types of cash book and discount

Bank reconciliation statement


     Depreciation and its causes | Needs for charging depreciation | Factors considered for depreciation | depreciation methods.

Inventory valuation

     FIFO | LIFO

Trail balance

     Trail balance preparation

Trading and profit and loss account

     Trading account and its preparation | Profit and loss account and its preparation

Yearend adjustment entries

     Adjustments regarding final accounts

Balance sheet

     Preparation of balance sheet | Problems with final accounts


Accounting Introduction | Terms | Expenditures 

   Introduction to accounting | Basic accounting terms | Expenditures and Their Types

Accounting Concepts 

  Accounting concepts | Different Accounting Concepts

Accounting Rules

  Types of Accounts | Traditional and Modern Rules of Accounting 


   Preparation of Journal | Journal Entry Test (JET) 

Ledger & Cash Book

   Ledger | Ledger Posting and Balancing | Cash Book | Types of Cash Books

Trail balance, Adjustments

   Trail Balance | Format and preparation of trial balance | Adjustments 

Final accounts

   Preparation of Final accounts

Introduction to Tally Prime 

   Installing Tally | Tally Introduction | Types of License in Tally Prime | Activation & Deactivation of License | Work in Education Mode

Company Creation

   Company Creation | Alteration| Shut Company | Select Company | Delete Company | Company Features | Company Configuration | Ledger Creation | Alteration | Display | Delete(Single & Multiple) | Navigation(top,right) | Swich to | Go to

Chart of Accounts

   Introduction to Chart of Accounts| Master Creation- Ledger | Group- Both Single and Multiple – Deletion | Alteration

Inventory Master

   Creation- Alteration – Deletion Of -Inventory Group | Inventory Category | Unit | Stock Item | Location | Sub Group | Sub Category 


Vouchers- Recording and Maintaining Accounting Transactions

   Voucher | Voucher Creation

Bill Wise Allocation & Practice Question Including All

Completed Portions

   Bill Wise Allocation of Sundry Debtors and Sundry Creditors


   Banking – Cheque Printing| Deposit Slip Printing | Bank Payments | Payment Advice | BRS- Manual and Auto

Reports Generation

   Generating reports in tally | MIS Reports Generation

Data Security

   Data Security- Backup | Restore | Activation of Security Control in Tally | Creation of Security Levels | Creation of Passwords for Company | Activation of Company Vault | Auto Login




Inventory Storage | Maintaining Batch

   Storage and classification of inventory ( Godown transfer and management) | maintain batch-wise details

Price level

   Price List | Practice

Additional Features In Tally Prime | Voucher Class Settings

   Credit Limit | Zero Value Voucher | Actual and Billed Quantity Column | Separate Discount Column | Additional Cost of Purchase | Sales Invoice Logo | Banking Details in Invoice | Voucher Class Settings

Purchase Order -Quotation | Re-order level

   Purchase Order Processing | Re-Order Level

Sales order- proforma invoice

   Sales Order Processing | Proforma Invoice

Cost centre | profit centre management

   Cost centre | Pre-Defined Cost Centre | Profit Centre Management

Budget & scenario | sales invoice numbering


Debtors – creditors’ interest calculation


Non-accounting vouchers and generating | printing reports | forex conversion

Full portion practice day 




GST introduction 

   Introduction of GST | GST Components | GST rates 

Activating GST in Company

   Activating GST in Tally Prime, GST master creation, inward and outward supply of goods / local and interstate GST reports 

GST Purchase and Sales of Goods & Service

   Purchase and sales of goods and services & practice

ITC and GST payments  

  ITC in Tally | GST Payments | Practice



Live projects


Basic Concepts:

Introduction to GST | Advantages of GST | Taxes subsumed under GST | Components | Rates | GST council.  

Supply Under GST: Meaning of Supply | Scope of Supply | Composite Supply | Mixed Supply | Schedule 1 and 2 of Supply.  

Composition Scheme under GST:

 Eligibility & Non-eligibility of composition scheme | Conditions & restrictions for composition levy | Composition rate of Tax | Important forms | Validity of Composition levy  

Reverse Charge Mechanism:

Forward charge mechanism | Reverse charge mechanism | Section 9 (3) of CGST | Supply of specific services | Supply by an Unregistered person.  

Time of Supply and Value of Supply: 

Time of Supply of Goods under forward charge and reverse charge | Time of Supply of services under forward charge and reverse charge | The value of Supply  

Place of Supply of Goods:

Supply involves the movement of goods; Goods are delivered at the direction of a third party; Supply does not involve movement. Goods are assembled at the site. Goods supplied on board a conveyance and any other cases  

Place of Supply-Specific Provisions: 

services in direct relation to immovable property | services by way of lodging accommodation | Accommodation in any immovable property for organizing | Training & Performance appraisal etc  

Input tax Credit: 

introduction | Availability of ITC | Blocked credits with examples | Utilization of ITC | Process of availing ITC | ITC set off Process | Conditions for availing ITC  

General Procedures under GST:

Registration under GST | Electronic ledgers under GST | Issuance of Invoice | Particulars of Invoice | HSN code and SAC code | Bill of Supply and other Vouchers  

E-Way Bill: 


Goods Exempted from E-way Bill | Return forms | Annual return | Late fee | Interest | Audit under GST | Refund | GST e-invoicing.  

Unit Test  

GST using Tally Prime: Composition dealer Accounting | Regular dealer Accounting | GST reports | JSON file | ITC adjustment entries | Blocked credits Entry | RCM entries | GST on advance receipts | GST Tax Payment Entries  

GST Using Tally Prime:

Accounting of Mixed Supply & Composite Supply | Supply of Exempted/nil rated goods | Supply of Goods to SEZ | Supply of Goods to another territory | Reversal of ITC  

Project on GST  

GST registration using simulation software  

GSTR 1 filing using simulation software and E-way Bill Generation.  

GSTR 3b filing and challan payment using simulation software

Introduction to GCC VAT Supplies under UAE VAT Federal Tax Authority Tax payable Types of registrations under VAT Reverse charge mechanism Types of transactions under VAT Penalties Maintenance of accounts GCC VAT in Tally Prime VAT reports generation using  Tally Prime

TDS | Basic Concepts & Important Sections

Financial Statement Analysis

  • Comparative Balance sheet | Common size | Balance sheet | Ratio Analysis | Liquidity Ratios | Solvency Ratios

Activity ratio | Profitability Ratios

Fixed Asset Schedule Preparation with Depreciation

Projected Balance sheet and Profit & Loss Account

Branch Accounting- Meaning & Concepts

  • Branch Accounting Practical using Tally

Debtors’ creditor’s Reconciliation

Educational Institute Accounting

Exporting & Importing Company Accounting 


Hotel Accounting

Unit Test

Franchise Accounting

Payroll Accounting (Based on Presentation)

Payroll Accounting

Final Unit Test

Basic Concepts

     Income-tax law: An introduction | Important definitions in the Income-tax Act, 1961 | Concept of the previous year and assessment year | Basis of Charge and Rates of Tax

Residential status and scope of Total Income

     Residential status | Scope of Total Income

Incomes which do not form part of total Income (other than charitable trusts and institutions, political parties and electoral trusts)

     Incomes not included in total income | Tax holiday for newly established units in Special Economic Zones

Heads of Income and the provisions governing the computation of Income under different heads

     Salaries | Income from house property | Profits and gains of business or profession | Capital gains | Income from other sources

Income of other persons included in the assessee’s Total Income

     Clubbing of Income: An introduction | Transfer of Income without transfer of assets |

     Income arising from revocable transfer of assets | Clubbing of Income arising to spouse | Minor child and son’s wife in some instances

Aggregation of Income; Set-off, or carry forward and set off of losses

     Collection of income | Concept of set-off and bring forward and set-off of losses | Provisions governing set-off and carry on and set-off of losses under different heads of payment | Order of set-off of losses

Deductions from total gross Income

     General provisions | Deductions in respect of certain payments | Specific deductions in respect of certain income | Deductions in respect of other income | Other deductions

Computation of Total Income and tax liability of individuals

     Income to be considered while computing the total income of individuals | Procedure for calculation of total Income and tax liability of individuals

Advance tax, tax deduction at source and introduction to tax collection at source

Provisions for filing return of Income and self-assessment

     Return of Income | Compulsory filing of return of income | Fee and Interest for default in furnishing return of income | Return of loss | Provisions relating to belated Return, revised Return etc | Permanent account number | Persons authorized to verify Return of income | Self-assessment | ITR 1 Return filing (Registration & Return filing) | DT

  • Introduction And History Of Quickbooks Accounting
  • Features | Benefits | Online Quickbooks Accounts Setup
  • Company creation | Customising Invoice
  • Estimates | Cash memo
  • Hide/Show Accounts | Import Of Chart Of Accounts
  • Depreciation | Journal
  • GST In Quickbooks | Rates
  • Inventory Creation | Alteration | Import Of Inventory
  • Customer Creation | Supplier Creation | Import
  • Purchase | purchase order | Debit Note
  • Sales | Credit Note
  • Payment | Receipt
  • Transfer | Additional Features
  • TDS | Reports | Reports customisation
  • Export Reports To Excel File
  • Project

Introduction to Excel

     Introduction to Excel 365 | Editing sheet | Formatting | Project1

Worksheet view

     Viewing worksheet | Filling series | Flash fill

Conditional formatting | Data validation

     Conditional formatting- new rule | Data validation

Lookup and cell reference


Important functions in Excel

     Remove duplicate values | Hyperlink | Important functions in excel

Logical operations | sum and count functions

     Logical functions | sum | sumif | sumifs | count | countif | countifs

Working with formulas

     Statistical functions and mathematical functions | Date related functions

Text functions

     Text functions in excel | Match and index functions

Database functions and subtotal functions

     Dsum | dcount | Subtotal functions

Classic pivot table and chart

     Chart element | Pivot table and pivot chart

Data extraction

     Filter and advanced filter

Graphics and insert object function

     Custom view | Graphics | Insert object

Print area setup

     Header and footer | Print area setup | Text to column function

Important tools in excel

Form data | Auditing tool | Web data

Goal seak | Solver | Scenario manager

Speak cell | Camera tool | Sparkline chart

People graph | Data forecast | Import text file

Mail merge | Consolidating data

Macro | Password protection

  • Creating five professional accounting dashboards for different industries.
  • Introduction
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Modeling
  • DAX
  • Report Design
  • Data Sharing and Collaboration

SAP Introduction

     ERP | SAP SE | SAP partners | ASAP | T-code

Organisational Elements

     Define Company | Company Code | Business Area

Define Chart of Account & Account Group

     COA Meaning | Company Accounts

Define retained earnings | Fiscal Year variant | Posting Period Variant

     Setting year for the Company code

Define Field Status Variant | Tolerance Group

     TG for the GL Account | Employee | Assignment

Define Document type for GL Account & Ledger Creation

     Define Document Type SA for GL Account | Creation of ledger

Parking the Document | Reverse Document | GL Account Adjustment

     Reverse Document | GL Account Adjustment

AP Process

     Vendor Creation | Posting Purchase Entry | Outgoing Payment

AR process

     Customer Creation | Sales Entry Posting

Credit Memo AP

     Credit Memo with Clearing Entry

Credit Memo AR

     Credit Memo with Clearing Entry

Advance Payment in AP Process

Advance Receipt in AR Process


Define Dunning area | Define Dunning Procedure |

House Bank Creation

     Automatic Payment Process | Cheque Management


     Define Controlling Area | Number Range Settings for the controlling Area | Maintain version | Cost Centre Creation

Asset Management

     Define Depreciation Area | Define Asset Class | Asset Creation | Asset Posting


Configuration for GS

Cash Journal Preparation

SAP Introduction

     ERP|SAP SE|SAP partners|ASAP| T-code

Enterprise Structure

     Defining Organizational Units

Define Company

     Define Company Code

Define Controlling Area

     Define Plant

Valuation Area

     Define Storage Location

Assigning Organizational Units

     Assign company code to the company

Assign company code to controlling area

     Assign plant to company code

Assign purchasing organization to co-code

     Assign purchasing organization to plant

Master Data-Material Master data


Material Master

Material Type

Material Group

     Material Class

Master Data: Vendor

     Vendor|Vendor Master|Vendor Master Record|Vendor Account|Vendor Account Group

Procurement Cycle

     IMG setting for Purchasing Requisition| Purchase Info Record – IMG settings

IMG settings – Purchase Orders

     Goods Receipt (GR)| Entering of Invoice (in MIRO)


  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Design Thinking Process
  • Company Registrations
  • Basic registrations and licenses.
  • Startup Ecosystem
  • Kerala startup mission
  • Startup India
  • Funds
  • Loans
  • Type of investors
  • Pitch Deck Preparation
  • Marketing
  • Business plan creation
  • Idea Pitch-Assessment

     The final year project signifies a milestone for an ADFFA student. It helps to bridge the gap between theory-based learning and skills-based learning.
     These projects fulfil the purpose of synthesizing the knowledge acquired during the ADFFA course at Skillspark and demonstrating aptitude by applying the knowledge. Also, it can be added to the resume and shown during the placement interviews.

Summing up life skills qualities | Email- Business Communication | Professional profiles in digital platforms | Grooming | What is a Structured Interview? Preliminary Preparation | Do’s & Don’ts of an Interview | Discussion of frequently asked questions in the interview | Real-world Interviews examples | Personal Interview Assessment with constructive feedback.

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Career opportunities for Advanced Diploma in Financial and Foreign Accounting with Data Analytics

  • Accountant
  • Administrator
  • Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • GST Practitioner
  • Accounts Executive

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Why Indian and Foreign Accounting Courses?

Indian and Foreign accounting courses with Entrepreneurship skills will empower you to become a professional in Indian and foreign accounting.  Through this accounting courses, we provide professional training in accounting and covers most relevant job-oriented courses like,

Accounts Manager, Auditor, Payroll Officer, Tax Specialist, Financial Analyst, Branch manager, Loan officer and Senior staff accountant to name a few

We create eminent professionals in the field of accounting and finance as well as entrepreneurs by training them from basic levels to expert level by certified and well qualified faculties. We Provides ONLINE and CLASSROOM training. Our in-house Placement cell is well enough to assist students to reach their dream career. Let’s train with us to procure your fulfilling job in accounting and finance. High level of expertise in Accounting and Finance is vital for any professionals who wish to be in the top level of an organization. The skills from an Entrepreneur’s point of view will be a great asset to attain this goal. Our course will take you to the highest level of financial management skills.

What do you get from this Indian and Foreign accounting course with Entrepreneurship skills?

  • In depth practical knowledge in all aspects of Accounts & Finance management.
  • Highest level of business communication skills
  • Management & analytical thinking skills from an Entrepreneur’s point of view.