Volunteerism is an important aspect of professional growth. If we are to reach the highest possible standards in Aboriginal management and governance, AFOA members have an obligation to volunteer their time and expertise for the betterment of the profession. The rewards are both personal and professional.
This course is a survey of the history of Aboriginal Peoples. Because the breadth of the course is substantial, i.e., from pre-contact to the present, ten modules are insufficient to permit a comprehensive and detailed study of the chronological history of Aboriginal Peoples. This course does enable a study of several significant periods in the political and economic history of Aboriginal Peoples sufficiently that one’s understanding of a general history of Aboriginal Peoples is enhanced.
This is the fourth course in the Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager Program. It offers Aboriginal financial managers the opportunity to learn about current practices/activities that support and enable organizational high performance and accountability.
This is the third course in the Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager Program. It offers Aboriginal financial managers the opportunity to learn about legal and legislative requirements and practices that occur in activities undertaken by Aboriginal organizations.
There are fourteen courses in the AFM program. These courses are broken down into two levels. Completion of the first six courses in Level One qualifies an individual for a Certificate in Aboriginal Financial Management. Completion of eight additional courses in Level Two leads to a Diploma in Aboriginal Financial Management. Completion of all Aboriginal Financial Management program course requirements is the first step in getting the CAFM designation.
The Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager (CAFM) designation is the preferred credential for Aboriginal financial management positions in Canada. As a CAFM, you have a wide range of career opportunities and challenges available. The CAFM designation identifies you as a highly qualified financial management professional in tune with today's challenges. Aboriginal organizations want and need financial managers with clearly defined and well-developed competencies. They want and need CAFMs.
Engages in continuous learning and career management planning in order to develop as a professional. (e.g., recognizes the need to remain current on developments affecting the profession, actively seeks learning opportunities to develop as a professional)