Diploma in Business Administration and Skills (e-learning)

A.   Title of Course


Diploma in Business Administration and Skills (e-learning)


B.    Overview


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.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        C.   Objective


The course aims:


  1.  To equip students with the basic theory and technique of management;

  2.  To have a knowledge on the history of the development of theories and ideas of management;

  3.  To master the basic function of management such as planning, organizing and leading;

  4.  To equip students with the analytical skills of management environment and method;

  5.  To equip students with the knowledge to set up the management goal;

  6.   To understand the basic knowledge of human resource in recruitment and training; and

  7.  To understand the theory of inspiration and the method of innovation.


D.   Course Structure


a. Course Outline


The course consists of 8 modules:

  1.   Principal of Management

  2.  Human Resource Management

  3. Marketing

  4. Introduction to Statistics 

  5.  Business Communication

  6. Entrepreneurship

  7. Financial Accounting

  8. 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:

  1.   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


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;

  2.  Planning;

  3. Analysis;

  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



Business Communication

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.



Financial Accounting

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.


Organizational Behaviour

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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i. Assessments


100% 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 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 capacity  


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

CPE注册号: 200918181G 
Valid for 4 years from 31 August 2017 to 30 August 2021


EduTrust Cert No: EDU-3-3149

EduTrust Award Validity Period 26-11-2019 to 25-11-2020



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