Diploma in Credit Union Management

This programme is aimed at preparing candidates for roles in Credit Unions as Board Members, Executives and Senior Managers.


Programme Objectives

This programme is designed to equip candidates with the skills required to effectively discharge the responsibilities of a Director, Committee Member and other high level decision makers in the Credit Union sector. The overall aim of this programme is to provide Credit Union leaders with the appropriate conceptual and methodological skills to enhance the social and economic welfare of their membership of their membership and to advance the cooperative movement in Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean through effective management and governance. The target group will comprise of Credit Union Board Members, Credit and Supervisory Committee Members, Loans Officers and Managers. This programme of study was developed in collaboration with the Trinidad and Tobago Credit Union Deposit Insurance Fund (TTCUDIF).

Trinidad and Tobago Credit Union Deposit Insurance Fund Co-operative Society Limited


Programme Structure

This Diploma Programme has a duration of two (2) years. Participants completing all core courses will gain a total of fifteen (15) transfer credits to UWI-ROYTEC's Associate of Science Degree in Management.  Students must earn 40 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 1.5 to graduate with the Diploma in Credit Union Management.


Courses Covered

  • Auditing for Credit Unions
  • Corporate Governance for Credit Unions
  • Credit Management I
  • Credit Management II
  • Credit Union Risk Management
  • Economics for Business
  • Fundamentals of Cost and Management Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Financial Management for Credit Unions
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Marketing and Relationship Management (Seminar)
  • Practicum
  • Strategic Management (Seminar)


Admission Requirements

Five CXC passes, (General Proficiency) Grades I and II (Grade III accepted from June 1998 onwards) or five GCE O' Level passes, Grades A, B and C (or equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics;


A minimum of 3 years' experience in a senior position at a Credit Union may also be considered on the basis of work experience and training as deemed relevant by the UWI-ROYTEC Admissions Committee.  Participants may be subject to an interview.


Other qualifications and experience that may be considered by the Admissions Committee as equivalent.


This Programme of Study is Recognised by the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago.


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