Overview

The primary aim of the Diploma in Business Management programme is to equip students with all the necessary practical and theoretical knowledge related to business management.

Objective

The programme aims to provide students with:
The ability to present, evaluate and interpret qualitative and quantitative data.
The ability to develop lines of argument and make sound judgements in accordance with basic theories and concepts of the subject area, and the ability to communicate these accurately to a range of peers.
A range of personal and professional skills that can be used in a wide range of situations and contexts.
Support and guidance to develop as independent learners and acquire a range of transferrable skills.

Course Structure

This programme aims to equip aspiring students with the knowledge and skills to find employment with junior management prospects in general business or to continue your professional or academic studies in related field.

Course Synopsis

Financial Accounting I This module introduces students to the foundation and understanding of the principles and concepts of Accounting. Students will be exposed to the application of these accounting concepts in the preparation of financial statements for use by individuals, business, non-profit organizations and government institutions. Students will also be developing expertise in using these accounting principles and concepts in their analytical approach to financial problem-solving

Business Law This unit aims to give you a sound understanding of:
the main sources and types of law and their purposes
different types of business organization, directors’ duties and liabilities
the essentials of contract law and its use in today’s society
the law of agency, duties and liabilities of agents and principals
contracts of and for services, implied duties of an employer and employees

Economics The module is an introduction to basic economic principles and concepts and how they apply to the business environment. It introduces students to the global economy and reviews both the national and the global market. It establishes the framework for future courses by providing students with an overview of fundamental micro and macroeconomic concepts.

Principles of Management This course is designed to be an overview of the major functions of management. Emphasis is on planning, organizing, controlling, directing, and communicating. Upon completion, students should be able to work as contributing members of a team utilizing these functions of management.

Principles of Information System The goal is to acquire knowledge about principles of information systems, new approaches to information systems development and to get acquainted with some special types of information systems - as library information systems, geographic information systems, e-business, e-commerce, etc.

Business Statistics Statistics is the science that deals with the collection, description, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data. Statistics can be used to describe a particular data set (termed descriptive statistics) as well as to draw conclusions about the population from a particular data set (termed inferential statistics). Statistics in Business applies statistical methods in a business context in order to address business related questions and help make evidence based decisions. In Statistics in Business you will learn to apply commonly used statistical methods in business contexts and how to interpret analyses performed by others.

Principle of Marketing A study that builds on the evolution of modern management toward a marketing-oriented view of business; stressing the underlying principle of the “marketing concept”; and integrating concepts in relation to consumer needs, marketing information, product development, pricing, distribution, selling, advertising, and promotions.

International Business Environment The purpose of the course is to introduce the students to the global business environment so that the students can understand business matters based on basic knowledge of environmental factors influencing them. A second purpose is for the students to be able to act, communicate, and negotiate in a cross-cultural context. The course is therefore divided into two major themes; the global economy and geography, and cross-cultural business behavior.

Teacher Qualifications

All teachers are registered with the Committee for Private Education (CPE). All teachers have the required qualifications. Please refer to Our Teachers list in the website for more details.
Average Teacher-Student Ratio is 1:30
Please note that the maximum number of students in the classroom is subjected to the maximum allowable seating capacity

Education Pathways

For study advancement, students may consider progressing to Advanced Diploma in Business Management awarded by City Metropolitan College

Entry Requirements

Minimum Age: 16 Year Old
Minimum 3 credits in the GCE 'O' examinations or equivalent qualifications
NITEC Holders or qualifications or equivalent qualifications
GCE 'A' Levels, Higher NITEC or equivalent qualifications.
Student must have a credit of at least C6 in English in the GCE O levels exams-those without the relevant credit must undergo an English qualifying exam