Diploma in Financial Management (Mandarin)

A.   Title of Course

Diploma in Financial Management (Mandarin)

B.    Overview

The Diploma in Financial Management (Mandarin) integrates modern business management skills and accounting skills to efficiently manage a business or in business development. 

The course will help students develop managerial skills in confronting economic uncertainties, correlating rising costs of managing business and technology advancement, as well as preserving values in a highly competitive environment. 

Upon completion of the course, students would gain further knowledge with cutting-edge skills in business-related field. This Diploma is appropriate for students who are already in a relevant role, and for those aspiring to a role where they are responsible for the detailed recording of all the financial transactions of a business, maintaining these records using double-entry bookkeeping and for ensuring that all monetary transactions made by the business are recorded accurately.

C.   Objective

The objectives are to provide learners and potential business know-how for managers and aspiring business owners. The aims are to:

  • Provide holistic learning in management of businesses such that graduates are able to integrate management skills for different functions effectively
  • Adopt a structural and practical approach to develop expertise in managing business
  • Develop a competent pool of people who understand the functional management of a enterprise
  • Raise the standards of businesses in providing products and services through effective business management.

D.   Course Structure

a.     Course Outline

The course consists of 6 modules:

Unit 1 – Marketing

Unit 2 – Human Resource Management

Unit 3 – Principle of Management

Unit 4 – Business Calculations

Unit 5 – Cost Accounting

Unit 6 – Bookkeeping and Accounting

Module Outlines & Learning Outcomes

Unit 1 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 2  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 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  Business Calculations

This module is intended to give students an introduction into the various aspects of Cost Accounting that they are likely to encounter in their working lives, and introduces elements of management accounting.

Unit 5  Cost Accounting

Cost Accounting is for learners who work in, or want to work in accounting environments where they will be required to produce cost information. This module provides the key knowledge and understanding of the role of cost accounting in business; cost relating to labour, material and overheads; marginal costing; coding systems and the role of management information systems in organisations. 

Unit 6  Bookkeeping and Accounting

This module is intended for students to gain a thorough foundation in bookkeeping and accounting practices, including double-entry bookkeeping.

The delivery of modules is subject to change and may not follow the sequence as shown above.

b.     Scope of Study

Principles, theories, methodologies and skills

c.     Delivery Mode

Classroom lectures, case studies, in-class exercises and industry visits (if applicable)

d.     Commencement Dates / Intakes

Please refer to the Academic Calendar.

e.     Course Duration

The duration is as follows:

Full-time: 6 months

Maximum allowable period to complete the course is 12 months from date of course commencement

Part-time:  10 months

Maximum allowable period to complete the course is 20 months from date of course commencement

f. Class Period


5 sessions per week x 3 hours per session

Contact hours:   360 hours


2 sessions per week x 3 hours per session

Contact hours:   240 hours

g.     Course Fees

Application fee : $327

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h.     Payment Mode

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i.     Assessments

100% course work assignment

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

Diploma in Financial Management (Mandarin) 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

Higher Diploma in Business Management (Mandarin) awarded by Exerceo Business International College

 E.    Entry Requirements

Age: At least 16 years old


Minimum 3 Passes at GCE ‘O’ Level or Completion of Secondary or High School or Equivalent.

For mature candidates, at least 21 years old with 5 years of working experience.

Language Proficiency: Minimum must Pass in Chinese at GCE ‘O’ Level or High School or equivalent.

This course is currently not being run.