When you study with ACCA, you can take your career in any direction. You open doors to the best and most interesting roles all over the world. And you become one of the sought-after finance professionals our fast-changing world needs. It’s a rewarding and intense path – and we’re here to support you at every stage of your career.

Foundation in Accountancy

Introductory Certificate

  • Management Information
  • Recording Financial Information

Intermediate Certificate

  • Managing Costs and Finances
  • Maintaining Financial Records

Diploma in Accounting and Business

  • Accountant in Business
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting


Applied Knowledge

  • Accountant in Business
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting

Applied Skills

  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Performance Management
  • Taxation
  • Financial Reporting
  • Audit and Assurance
  • Financial Manangement

Strategic Professional

  • Strategic Business Leader
  • Strategic Business Reporting
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Advanced Taxation
  • Advanced Audit and Assuarance


ZICA is the official body that represents all certified accountants in Zambia, providing accountability in the quality and service of the accounting profession. It is a self-regulated membership body for the accountancy profession in Zambia that was established under the Accountants Act of 1982, repealed and continues to exist under the accountants Act of 2008. Its primary mandate is to promote the accountancy profession, through the regulation of accountancy practice and education in Zambia.

Chartered Accountant - Zambia

CA Zambia is a premier professional accountancy qualification designed to enhance recognition and status of graduates. A holder of CA Zambia is a highly skilled and competent accountant who has completed both the professional examinations and compulsory 3 year practical training programme.

Knowledge Level

  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Statistics
  • Business Economics
  • Commercial and Corporate Law
  • Management Theory and Practice
  • Business Communication

Application Level

  • Financial Reporting
  • Management Accounting
  • Auditing principles and practice
  • Taxation
  • Financial Management

Advisory Level

  • Advanced Financial Reporting
  • Advanced Audit and Assuarance
  • Strategic Business Analysis
  • Advanced Taxation

Diploma in Accountancy - Zambia

The Diploma in Accountancy aims to develop, downstream and intermediate level accounting personnel capable of preparing various statutory returns and reports that support value addition of the accounting profession to the private and public sector organisations. The programme has 12 modules divided into two levels; The first level comprises seven (7) subjects that introduces candidates to the field of business and accounting in particular. The Second Level comprises five (5) subjects and prepares students to demonstrate a grasp of accounting skills required to prepare various statutory returns and reports that support value addition of the accounting profession to various businesses and public sector.

Level 1

  • Financial Accounting
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Business Economics
  • Information Technology and Communication
  • Cost Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Principles of Management

Level 2

  • Financial Reporting
  • Management Accounting
  • Taxation
  • Principles of Auditing
  • Governance and Company Law


ABE is designed to help you achieve your full potential in your chosen career.

Level 3 Certificate in Business Essentials

  • Business Essentials

Level 4 Foundation Diploma in Business Management

  • Dynamic Business Environments
  • Enterprising Organisations
  • Employability and Self-development
  • Finance for Managers
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods
  • Project Management
  • Dynamic and Collaborative Teams
  • Principles of HR
  • Principles of Marketing Practice

Level 5 Diploma

  • Managing agile organizations and people
  • Innovation and Business Performance
  • Effective Financial Management
  • International Business Economics and Markets
  • Operations Management
  • Analytical Decision-making
  • Managing Stakeholder Relationships
  • Human Resource Management
  • Employee Engagement
  • The HR Professional
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Buyer and Consumer Behavior
  • Societal and Social Marketing

Level 6 Diploma

  • Leading Strategic Change
  • Business Strategy and Decision-making
  • Developing International Markets
  • Business Ethics and Sustainability
  • Strategic Stakeholder Relationships
  • Corporate Finance
  • Advanced Project Management
  • Strategic HRM
  • Organizational Design, Development and Performance
  • Contemporary Developments in Global HRM
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Strategic Marketing Relationships
  • Digital Marketing Strategy



  • Business Theory
  • Business Application
  • Passenger Transport Operations
  • Freight Transport


  • Management of Logistics and Transport
  • Movement of People
  • Movement of Goods
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Transport Operations
  • Transport in Society

Advanced Diploma

  • Strategic Contexts
  • Leadership and Strategic Management
  • Strategic Network Planning
  • Delivering Strategic Performance
  • Professional Project


Certificate Level 2

  • Procurement & Supply Administration
  • Procurement & Supply Functions
  • Procurement & Supply Processes
  • Procurement & Supply Principles
  • Procurement & Supply Stakeholders

Advanced Certificate Level 3

  • Inventory and Logistics Operations
  • Procurement and Supply Operations
  • Procurement and Supply Environment
  • Procurement and Supply Relationship
  • Procurement and Supply Workflow

Diploma Level 4

  • Context of Procurement and Supply
  • Managing Contracts and relationships in Procurement and supply
  • Negotiating and contracting in procurement and supply
  • Business needs in procurement and supply
  • Sourcing in procurement and supply

Diploma in Health and Safety

Certificate Level

  • Working Environment
  • Working practices Hazards and Controls
  • Essentials of Health and Safety
  • Accidents and emergency Procedures

Diploma Level

  • Promoting a health ans safety culture
  • Principles of control
  • Framework of health and safety
  • Effective leadership

Zambia Institute of Marketing


Banking & Finance



  • Monetary & Financial Systems
  • Financial Planning, Analysis & Report
  • Corporate Finance
  • Banking Operation, Lending & International Business
  • Management of Information Technology
  • Statistical Analysis