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National Accounts: Financial Sector Course


This course covers theoretical and practical aspects in the compilation of national accounts statistics based on the conceptual framework of the latest System of National Accounts. The course consists of lectures covering methodological and compilation issues of the latest SNA and workshops consisting of practical exercises in compiling the accounts.

 The course starts with an overview of the system of national accounts presenting the sequence of accounts for transactions and other flows as well as balance sheets with a focus on the framework of the latest SNA. It covers the main concepts involving transactions, other economic flows, stocks, institutional units, classifications, and main macroeconomic aggregates measured by the system.


Officials from national statistics offices, government  ministries,Compilers of national accounts statistics employed by agencies responsible for official national accounts data. Participants should have basic knowledge in economics, statistics, or equivalent experience. Experience in the compilation of national accounts statistics is an Added advantage for participation in this course.


4 Days


  • Explain new features of the SNA 2008 and their implications to national accounts compilation.
  • Understand the components of financial system
  • Explain new features of the SNA 2008 and their implications to national accounts compilation.
  •  Explain valuation principles and scope of transactions relating to production and income.
  • Compile GDP using expenditure approach
  • Identify and discuss financial and non-financial assets held by institutional units.
  • Compile monetary and financial statistics in national accounting operations
  • Understand financial operations tables for the flows and assets
  • Apply concepts of price indices and volume indicators to compile constant price series national accounts aggregates.


  • Review of Basic SNA Concepts
  • The components of financial system
  • Monetary and financial statistics
  • Major Changes in SNA 2008
  • Double Entry Accounting for National Accounts
  • Synthesis of monetary statistics in financial operations tables as per SNA 2008
  • Integrated System of Transaction Accounts
  • Production and Generation of Income Accounts
  • Distribution and Use of Income Accounts: Main entries & data needs
  • Expenditure Components of GDP
  • Domestic Economy and External Transactions
  • Insurance on life and damage statistics
  • Capital and Financial Accounts: Main entries & data needs
  • Price and Volume Measures
  • Compilation of monetary and financial statistics in national accounting operations
  • Compilation of insurance accounts and technical tables in National Insurance Accounts as per SNA 2008
  • Completion of the financial accounts of the flows and assets (opening budgets, closure budgets, financial flows accounts and changing budgets)
  • The budgets between assets and liabilities of the financial operations flows between the various institutional sectors
  • Financial operations tables for the flows and assets
  • Calculation of financial services indirectly measured "FISMI" and its distribution among institutional sectors as final consumption of households and export to the rest of the world.
  • Calculation of the production and the added value of the insurance sector and the reforms to be made in the redistribution of income account
  • National accounts for banks and insurance companies, namely production, exploitation accounts, distribution and redistribution of income accounts and capital account.
  • Case studies on the work carried out at the INS highlighting the changes as per SNA 2008.


Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.  

Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817, +254 (020) 211 3814 or mail


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B.16th October 2017

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Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

1.    Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.

2.    No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Duration 4 Days
Event Date 23-10-2017
Event End Date 26-10-2017
Cut off date 16-10-2017
Individual Price (Kenyan) KES 60,000.00
Individual Price (International) EUR 810.00
Individual Price (International) USD 880.00
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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Group Tariffs

Group Size Kenyan Rate Per day (KES) International Rate Per day (USD/EURO)
6-10 95,000.00 $ 1,118.00
€ 1,018.00
11-15 146,250.00 $ 1,721.00
€ 1,567.00
16-20 191,250.00 $ 2,250.00
€ 2,048.00
21-25 230,000.00 $ 2,706.00
€ 2,463.00
26-30 262,500.00 $ 3,089.00
€ 2,811.00
30-50 309,825.00 $ 4,556.00
€ 0.00
3-5 62,500.00 $ 736.00
€ 670.00
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