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The 11 Months Post Graduate Program in Financial Entrepreneurship with US CPA is a niche program equipping the participants with an integrated approach to Finance and Entrepreneurship at large and various related skills.

The Programme also provides an opportunity to attain a Certified Public Accountancy Qualification from the USA – one of the most sought-after qualifications in Finance.

The Programme on Financial Entrepreneurship will provide expert guidance and insight into the shifting nature of the financial sector and a holistic understanding of the entrepreneurial skills, technologies and innovations set to shape the future of finance and business.

Application Closes on

April 15th, 2024


11 Months | 375 Hours

Program Mode

Blended Mode with 3 In-Campus Immersions

Program Fees

INR 6,00,000/-  + GST (Introductory Price)

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Bachelor's Degree in Commerce or Business Administration from NAAC 'A' Grade University/College with First Division.


Post Graduation in the field of Commerce, Accountancy and Finance.


Professional Qualification like CA, CMA, CFA part or Fully Qualified.

Program Overview

  • 11 months Post Graduate Program in Financial Entrepreneurship with US CPA granted jointly by EDII and Becker.
  • The Course Plan consist 375 hours of the Financial Entrepreneurship Course.
  • The Program is delivered online with three weeks of in-campus immersions at Entrepreneurship Development Institute of Indian Ahmedabad (EDII).
  • Aquire the skills to think strategically, act effectively, and lead empathetically while driving growth and building a smart Finance Organization.
  • Courses delivered by EDII / Becker full-time faculty and experienced industry experts
  • Be a part of EDII’s wider Alumni Network.

Program Highlights


Master the finance requirements of different multinational organizations in the current era.


Understanding of the entrepreneurial skills, technologies and innovations of the future of Finance and Business


Build an unbreakable network for life, offering you the opportunity to connect with industry titans and your seasoned peers.


Incubation support from EDII can be provided to the selected candidates


Live Online & interactive sessions with EDII and Becker faculty


Programme Completion Certificate from EDII and Alumni Status

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CPA Qualification from USA upon clearing the exams

Message from Program Director – EDII Ahmedabad

Satya Ranjan Acharya

Professor & Program Director – Dept. of Entrepreneurship Education
Ph.D. (Economics), MBA, MFC

Message from Program Coordinator – EDII Ahmedabad

Lalit Arora

Program Coordinator & Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (Finance); MBA (Finance)

Learning Methodology

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375 Hours, 3 Campus immersions


Exhaustive Content for in-depth reference


Multimedia content


Live online lectures on weekends and face-to-face in campus learning


Learning methods including individual and case-studies


Interactions through the discussion forum on the LMS


Pre-recorded Audio-Video lecture available on the Learning Management System (LMS)


Self-study activities including assignments, pre-reading, individual exercise, self-assessment etc.

Faculty Members

The Program is taught by the experienced full-time faculty of EDII Ahmedabad and US CPA Professionals as well as experienced Industry Experts. Some of them are as below:

Satya Ranjan Acharya

Professor & Program Director
Ph.D. (Economics), MBA, MFC

Lalit Arora

Assistant Professor & Program Coordinator
Ph.D. (Finance); MBA (Finance)

Pankaj Bharti

Associate Professor
Ph.D. (Psychology)

Amit K. Dwivedi

Associate Professor and In-Charge-Dept.of Projects (Government) & Northern Regional Office
M.Com, PhD (Commerce)

Baishali Mitra

Assistant Professor & Coordinator – Dept. of Policy Advocacy, Knowledge & Research
Ph.D. (English) M.A. (English), M.A. (Linguistics)

Abdul Razak

Associate Faculty
Post Doc (Entrepreneurship), PhD (Management), MBA (Finance), PGDIPR, PGDTIL, PGDCL, UGC-NET (2 Times), AP-SET, BBM

Piyush Kumar Sinha

Chief Mentor, SVEP, at EDII

Ph.D. in marketing

Pankaj Dhingra

Founder and Director of Fintram Global


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Who is the programme for?

This 11 Months Post Graduate Program in Financial Entrepreneurship with US CPA

   Mid-Level Finance professionals who are currently working and eager to learn/update their skills.

  Senior Finance Leaders looking to supplement their experience-based skills with a unique Post Graduate program to take their career to the next level.

CA/CMA/CFA Fully or part Qualified candidates aspiring to boost their career prospects and looking for a Global Qualification


The Course Plan constitutes of Financial Entrepreneurship Courses across terms one to four along with sessions on the whole curriculum of Certified Public Accountants (USA).

11 Months Course (375 Scheduled teaching hours – 37.5 credits + CPA Training)
Note: Topics and sessions are subject to change based on faculty availability.

Course Plan

1. (A) Financial Accounting and Reporting (CPA) - 5.5 Credits
  • • Financial Reporting
  • • Financial Reporting and Disclosures
  • • Assets and Related Topics
  • • Liabilities
  • • Investment, Statement of Cash Flows, and Income Taxes
  • • NFP Accounting and Governmental Accounting

Total Duration Hours - 55

2. (B) Fundamentals of Financial Entrepreneurship for Accountancy Professionals - 5 Credits
  • • Entrepreneurial Mind-Set and Theories of Account-Based Entrepreneurship
  • • Entrepreneurial Attributes for Accountants
  • • Startup Concepts and Ecosystem for Accounting-Related Enterprises
  • • Entrepreneurship Development Process for Account-Related Enterprises
  • • Creativity and Innovation for Account-Related Enterprises
  • • Design Thinking and Ideation in Accounting Enterprises
  • • Equity, EPS, and Cash Flows
  • • NFP Accounting and Governmental Accounting Part-1
  • • Values Creation: Developing Business Model for Accounting Enterprises
  • • Opportunity Identification for Accounting Enterprises

Total Duration Hours - 50
2. (A) Auditing and Attestation (CPA) - 4 Credits
  • • Audit Reports
  • • Engagement Quality and Acceptance, Planning, and Internal Control
  • • Risk, Evidence, and Sampling
  • • Performing Further Procedures, Forming Conclusions, and Communications
  • • Integrated Audits, Attestation Engagements, Compliance, and Government Audits
  • • Accounting and Review Service Engagements, Interim Reviews, and Ethics and Professional Responsibilities

Total Duration Hours - 40

2. (B) Entrepreneurial Management - 5 Credits
  • • Entrepreneurial Leadership in Accounting Enterprises
  • • Resource Mobilization for Account Based Entrepreneurship
  • • Organizational Behavior for Accountancy
  • • Human Resource Management in Accounting Enterprises
  • • Team Dynamic for Accountancy
  • • Business Communication in Accounting Enterprises
  • • Entrepreneurial Strategy for Account based Entrepreneurship
  • • Growth and Scaling in Accounting Enterprises

Total Duration Hours - 50
3. (A) Regulation (CPA) - 5 Credits
  • • Federal Taxation of Individuals
  • • Property Taxation
  • • Entity Taxation
  • • Professional Responsibilities and Tax Procedures
  • • Business Law: Part 1
  • • Business Law: Part 2

Total Duration Hours - 50

3. (B) New Age Technology Applications in Accounting - 3 Credits
  • • Business Accounting and Analytics
  • • Artificial Intelligence and Impact on Accounting
  • • Machine learning and Digital Accounting
  • • Block Chain Applications and Impact on Accounting
  • • Web Designing and E-Commerce Accounting

Total Duration Hours - 30
3.4. (A) Business Analytics and Reporting (BAR) - 5 Credits
  • • Risk Management and Economic Analysis
  • • Financial Management
  • • Operations Management
  • • Technical Accounting and Reporting
  • • Governmental Accounting

Total Duration Hours - 50

4. (B) Preparation of Detailed Project Report Accounting Business Plan - 5 Credits
  • • Writing a winning Accounting Business Plan
  • • Technical Considerations for an Accounting Enterprise
  • • Market Analysis for Accounting Business
  • • Financial Considerations for Accounting Enterprise
  • • Other aspects ( including legal and environmental) for accountancy
  • • Preliminary Business Plan Master Class

Total Duration Hours - 50

Program Date & Fee

Program Duration
11 Months with 3 Campus Immersions
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Applications Deadline
15th April 2024
Class Commences on
22nd April 2024

Program Fees

INR 6 Lakhs Plus GST (Introductory Price).

Note: The Fees include the cost of textbooks, reading materials and library resources, But exclude the travel and related costs of three mandatory campus immersions at the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India Ahmedabad (EDII) and CPA Examination & Evaluation Fees.

Easy and Attractive financing options are available (at the discretion of the Financing Agency).


The Entrepreneurship Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad was set up in 1983 as an atonomous and not-for-profit institute. EDII has been at the forefront of entrepreneurial education and the institute is offering a large number of short, medium and long-term programmes, including all India Council for Technology Education (AICTE) approved postgraduate professional programmes.
Presently EDII offers three AICTE-approved full-time academic programmes, namely fellow programme in Management (FPM), PostGraduate Diploma in Management Entrepreneurship (PGDM-E) and PGDM-Innoavation, Entrepreneurship and Venture Development (PGDM-IEV). EDII has promoted a Technology Business Incubator, named, ‘Centre for Advancing & Launching Enterprises (CrAdLE) Catalyzed and supported by the National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board, DST, Govt. of India. So far, EDII had trained 177 incubator managers from 64 developing countries.


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