A. Title of Course
Higher Diploma in Business Management (E-Learning)
The Higher Diploma in Business Management will help students to develop managerial skills in confronting economic uncertainties, correlating rising costs of managing business and technological advancement, as well as preserving values in a highly competitive environment. Upon completion of the course, students can expect to gain further knowledge and cutting-edge skill in business-related field. This course is suitable for those who aspire to develop a successful business venture in the arena of business development. It is also appropriate for industry personnel who wish to reinforce their knowledge and attain a professional qualification as a booster for their career advancement.
The course aims to:
a. Provide students with an understanding of the complexity of the business sector and equip them with skills and ability to successfully assist in the management of an organization.
b. Develop the knowledge and skills necessary for positions within a business environment
c. Create awareness in regards to the growing trends of the business industry
d. Develop the concept and understanding of business and culture in support of their academic development in the field of business management.
D. Course Structure
a. Course Outline
The course consists of 10 modules:
Unit 1 – Financial Accounting
Unit 2 – Business Communication
Unit 3 – Principle of Management
Unit 4 – Marketing
Unit 5 – Human Resource Management
Unit 6 – Introduction to Statistics
Unit 7 – Entrepreneurship
Unit 8 – Organisational Behaviour
Unit 9 – Leadership
Unit 10 – Innovative Management
Module Outlines & Learning Outcomes
Unit 1 Financial Accounting
This module intends to help students learn about the basic accounting theory and accounting method so that they can account for actual business transactions in companies and provide the accounting report according.
Unit 2 Business Communication
This module aims to promote an understanding of key concepts of business communication as it applies to today’s organizations.
Unit 3 Principle of Management
This module equips the students with the explanation of the basic theory, knowledge, skills, and techniques of management, and combines with case study to enhance student’s ability of problem analyzing and solving.
Unit 4 Marketing
This module equips students with the basic theory, knowledge, skills and techniques of marketing, combines with case study to enhance student’s ability to problem analyzing and solving.
Unit 5 Human Resource Management
This module equip students with the basic theory and method of human resource management, and know the common procedure of human resource management in companies.
Unit 6 Introduction to Statistics
This module aims to equip students with a basic knowledge and understanding of business statistics.
Unit 7 Entrepreneurship
The module provides a good understanding of entrepreneurship, the issue encountered on the entrepreneurial journey, and most importantly, how you can become an entrepreneur yourself.
Unit 8 Organisational Behaviour
Upon completion of the module, students will have a better idea how to work along with their fellow colleague and form a strong team.
Unit 9 Leadership
This module equip students with the fundamental aspects of leadership, theories and models.
Unit 10 Innovative Management
This module equip students with the fundamentals of innovative management to support creative and innovative management processes for an organization.
The delivery of modules is subject to change and may not follow the sequence as shown above.
b. Scope of Study
Principles, theories and case studies
c. Delivery Mode
Classroom lectures, tutorials and case studies.
d. Commencement Dates / Intakes
Please refer to the Academic Calendar.
e. Course Duration
The duration is as follows:
Part-time: 12 months
Maximum allowable period to complete the course is 24 months from date of course commencement
f. Class Period
1 sessions per week x 4 hours per session
Contact hours: 192 hours
g. Course Fees
Application fee ： $327
h. Payment Mode
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j. Assessment Methods
k. Assessment Grading Criteria
l. Expected Examination Results Release Date
Assessment results shall be released within 3 months upon completion of the last assessment.
m. Qualification Award
Higher Diploma in Business Management awarded by Exerceo Business International College
n. Graduation Requirements
Achieved a ‘Pass’ for all units
o. Teacher Qualifications
The Committee for Private Education (CPE) is duly notified on all teachers in Exerceo Business International College. 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
p. Progression Pathway
Student who successfully completed the Higher Diploma in Business Management may wish to progress to Post-Graduate Diploma in Management and Leadership or OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership offered by Exerceo Business International College.
E. Entry Requirements
Age: At least 16 years old
Minimum 2 Passes at GCE ‘A’ Level or Completion of Senior High School or
For mature candidates, at least 21 years old with 5 years of working experience.
Language Proficiency: Minimum must Pass in English at GCE ‘O’ Level or equivalent.