A. Title of Course
Diploma in Business Management (e-learning)
The Diploma in Business Management course is designed to provide students with the theoretical and practical perspective of business management. Students will be trained to achieve competency in business management practices and knowledge through lectures, tutorials, discussions, researches and assignments covering subjects related to financial accounting, business, management, marketing and human resource.
The course is suitable for students who aspire to develop a successful business or 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.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded the Diploma in Business Management by Exerceo Business International College (Exerceo). Successful students can continue their advancement in education through enrolling into Exerceo’s Higher Diploma in Business Management or look forward to performing their roles as business executives in various industrial sectors.
The course aims to:
To equip students with knowledge and theories in the aspects of business management
To develop students intellectual capabilities of interpretation and analysis, critical evaluation, selection and synthesis, research and problem solving skills
To analyse the business management environment and adopt innovative approaches to the development of business management
D. Course Structure
a. Course Outline
The course consists of 5 modules:
Principle of Management
Human Resource Management
This module provides detailed explanation about the accounting issues in an organization’s daily activities which includes accounting confirmation, calculation and report, all of whom are resulted from the fluctuation of the six accounting elements comprising assets, liability, equity, income, cost and profit. 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.
This module aims to promote an understanding of key concepts of business communication as it applies to today’s organizations. Students will be exposed to the different frameworks of studying and understanding foundation of business communication and apply the step in writing process for crafting brief message for reporting and oral presentation.
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. The module covers the following:
i. Basic theory and technique of management;
ii. History of the development of theories and ideas of management;
iii. Basic function of management such as planning, organizing, lead, control, etc. As well as their correlations;
iv. Basic knowledge of human resource in recruitment and training; and
v. Theory of inspiration and method of innovation.
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. The module covers the following:
Basic concepts of marketing;
Analysis of marketing environment;
Market research and prediction;
Competitors and competition strategies;
Marketing in a tight market;
Product analyzing and marketing strategies;
Price decision and price strategic choice; and
Marketing channels as well as it’s selection and management;
Promotion of product and selection of promotion strategies; and
Corporation identity design and treatment with the crisis when organization encountered.
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. The module covers the following:
Introduction to human resource management;
Recruitment and employment;
Training and career development;
Labour relationship and human resource management in a cross-culture environment.
b. Scope of Study
Principles, theories, methodologies and skills through on-line learning
c. Delivery Mode
On-line delivery of Lectures, tutorials and discussions.
d. Commencement Dates / Intakes
e. Course Duration
Part-time: 6 months
Maximum allowable period to complete the course is 12 months from date of course commencement
f. Class Period
2 sessions per week, 2 contact hrs per session
Total Contact Hours = 96 hours
g. Course Fees
h. Payment Mode
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j. Assessment Methods
No Assessment Type Mark allocation
1. Course work assignment 100%
k. Assessment Grading Criteria
Distinction 80 and above
Merit 65 to 79
Pass 50 to 64
Fail 0 to 49
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 Business Management
awarded by Exerceo Business International College
n. Graduation Requirements
Achieved a ‘Pass’ for all modules
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 Teacher 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
Diploma in Business Management---------> Higher Diploma in Business Management awarded by Exerceo Business International College
E. Entry Requirements
Age: At least 16 years old
Academic: Minimum 3 Passes at GCE ‘O’ Level or Completion of Secondary or High School or
For mature candidates who does not meet the above MER, the candidate must be at least 21 years old with 3 years working experience
Language Proficiency: Pass in English at GCE ‘O’ Level or High School or equivalent