Chartered institute of accountant of Nigeria (ICAN)
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) is a leading body of professional accountants in Nigeria and the entire African continent.
It has two branches ATS for those without 1st degree i.e people with o’level, NCE, OND in any discipline not necessarily accounting students.
It has three stages
ATS I, II & III
Six months program each for a stage
The courses are ATS I BAPS, Comm. Skills, business Law & Economics
ATS II PPFA, Quantitative Analysis, PSA & I.T
ATS III P.Audit, Taxation, Cost Accounting & Mgt.
Foundation for those with first degree that are not accounting related
Courses are; F.A, Taxation, M.I, B.M.F, & Business Law
For with B Sc or Hnd in accountancy
Courses are Perf. Mgt, C.S.M.E, P.S.A.F, Audit & Finacial Reporting
Final Stage (Professional)