Diploma in Business Administration and Skills (e-learning)
A. Title of Course
Diploma in Business Administration and Skills (e-learning)
The business industry continuously faces varied and dynamic challenges and opportunities. The Diploma in Business Administration and Skills integrates modern business administration skills and knowledge essential to efficiently manage a business or in business development.
By the main line of basic function of management, this course explains the basic theory, knowledge and skills and techniques of management, and combines with case study to promote student’s ability of problem analyzing and solving. The course will help students develop managerial kills in confronting economic uncertainties, correlating rising costs of managing business and technological advancement, as well as preserving values in a highly competitive environment.
This diploma is suitable for those 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 qualification to boost their career advancement.
The course aims:
To equip students with the basic theory and technique of management;
To have a knowledge on the history of the development of theories and ideas of management;
To master the basic function of management such as planning, organizing and leading;
To equip students with the analytical skills of management environment and method;
To equip students with the knowledge to set up the management goal;
To understand the basic knowledge of human resource in recruitment and training; and
To understand the theory of inspiration and the method of innovation.
D. Course Structure
a. Course Outline
1.The course consists of 8 modules:
2. Principal of Management
3. Human Resource Management
5. Introduction to Statistics
6. Business Communication
8. Financial Accounting
9. Organizational Behaviour
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
iv. Basic knowledge of human resource in recruitment and training; and
v. Theory of inspiration and method of innovation
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:
1. Introduction to human resource management;
4. Recruitment and employment;
5. Performance management;
6. Compensation management;
7. Training and career development;
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:
1. Basic concepts of marketing;
2. Marketing management;
3. Analysis of marketing environment;
4. Market research and prediction;
5. Customer behaviour;
6. Competitors and competition strategies;
7. Marketing in a tight market;
8. Product analyzing and marketing strategies;
9. Price decision and price strategic choice; and
10. Marketing channels as well as it’s selection and management;
11. Promotion of product and selection of promotion strategies; and
12. Corporation identity design and treatment with the crisis when organization encountered.
13. Labour relationship and human resource management in a cross-culture environment.
Introduction to Statistics
This module aims to equip students with a basic knowledge and understanding of business
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.
Entrepreneurs are the creators and builders of new ventures that only fulfil their own dreams, bring them huge fortune but also make a strong impact on the society and improve the lives of people.
Upon successful completion of the course, you would have a good understanding of entrepreneurship; the issues encountered on the entrepreneurial journey; and most importantly, how you can become an entrepreneur yourself.
Specially the course covers aspects of accounting and finance essential for entrepreneurial venture, basic concept on commercialization of technology, management of intellectual property and entry and exit strategies.
This module equips students with detailed explanation about the accounting issue in enterprises’ daily activities, which includes accounting confirmation, calculation and report, all of whom are caused by the fluctuation of the six accounting elements- assets, liability, equity, income, cost and profit. This course 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 accordingly at work.
Organization behaviour is ‘the study of human behaviour in organization settings, the interface between human behaviour and the organization, and the organization itself’. OB research can be categorized in at least three(3) ways, including the study of:
1. Individuals in organizations (micro-level)
2. work groups (meso-level)
3. How organization behave (marco-level)
Upon completion of this course, student will have a better idea how to work along with their fellow colleague and form a strong team.
b. Scope of Study
Principles, theories, methodologies and skills
c. Delivery Mode
Lectures, tutorials, discussions and researches through e-learning
d. Commencement Dates / Intakes
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e. Course Duration
Duration: 10 months
Contact hours: 160 hours
Maximum allowable period to complete the course is 20 months from date of course commencement
f. Class Period
2 contact hours per session, 2 sessions per week
g. Course Fees
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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 Administration and Skills (Mandarin) 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 apacity
p. Progression Pathway
Diploma in Business Administration and Skills --------> Advanced Diploma in Business Administration and Skills (Mandarin) or 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 5 years working experience.
Language Proficiency: Pass in English at GCE ‘O’ Level or High School or equivalent