Title of Course


Advanced Diploma in Business Administration and Skills (Mandarin)


B.    Overview

The advanced Diploma in Business Administration and Skills (Mandarin) integrates modern business management skills and knowledge essential to efficiently manage a business, or in business development. The business industry continuously faces varied and dynamic challenges and opportunities.

The course will help students 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. The course offers modules in greater depth and more complex. Students will acquired to gain further knowledge and cutting-edge skill in business-related field. The 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.


C.   Objective

The aim of this module is:

  1. To provide an overview of the business and entrepreneurial industry;

  2. To enable the students to understand the environment that influences businesses;

  3. To enable student to understand the relevant theories, principles and practices applicable to the structure and organization of businesses;

  4. To enable the students to appreciate the important of skilful and creative management practices for dynamic business;

  5. To equip the students with how to work effectively as an individual and in groups through the development of key skills; and

  6. To enable the students to adopt and enquiring and reflective approach to learning.


D.   Course Structure

a. Course Outline

The course consists of 6 modules:

  1.    Management of Corporate Strategy

  2.   International Economics

  3.  Management Psychology

  4.  Leadership

  5.   Innovative Management

  6.  Entrepreneurship


Management of Corporate Strategy

This module equips students with the following:

i.Understand the fundamental aspects of business and corporate strategy

ii. Identify the important opportunities and challenges facing a business and setting out a course of action for dealing with them

iii.   Acquire familiarity with frameworks and techniques of strategic management

iv.  Effectively position a business unit within a globalized competitive position

v.   Module reviews for previous lessons


International Economics

This module will enable the students to:

i.Understand the fundamental aspects of international environment

ii.Identify the important opportunities and challenges a business facing and setting out a

course of action for dealing with them

iii.  Examine the core issues and debates in international economics

iv.  Communicate the evolving character of international economics from diverse perspectives

v.  Module reviews for previous lessons


Management Psychology

This module equip the students with:

i.Understand the fundamental aspects of management psychology

ii.Identify the important opportunities and challenges facing a business and setting out a 

course of action for dealing with them

iii.Acquire familiarity with frameworks and techniques of management

iv.Effectively position a business unit within a globalized competitive environment

v.Module reviews for previous lessons


This module will enable students to:

  1.   Understand the fundamental aspects of leadership

  2.  Discuss leadership theories, models and perspectives

  3. Compare and contrast various leadership theories

  4. Demonstrate the ability to apply selected leadership theories in analyzing leadership

  5. Module reviews for previous lessons


Innovative Management

This module will enable the students to:

  1.    Understand the fundamental aspects of Leadership

  2.   Be able to support creative and innovative management processes for an organization

  3.  Be able to influence others to effect change in an organization

  4.  Be able to plan to overcome barriers to implementation of creative and innovative 

management ideas in an organization

  1.   Module reviews for previous lessons



This module will enable the students to:

  1.    Understand the fundamental aspects of industrial and organizational psychology

  2.   Understand the relationship of SMEs and entrepreneurship

  3.  Understand the relation of globalization and business

  4.  Understand the driving factors of SMEs’ businesses

  5.   Module reviews for previous lessons


b. Scope of Study

Principles and concepts, case studies


c. Delivery Mode

Classroom lectures, case studies, tutorials


d. Commencement Dates / Intakes

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e. Course Duration

Part-time - 8 months

Maximum allowable period to complete the course is 16 months from date of course commencement



f. Class Period


2 sessions per week, 3 contact hrs per session

6 contact hrs per week

Total Contact Hours:   180 hours


g. Course Fees

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h. Payment Mode

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i. Assessments     

100% Course work assignment


j.   Assessment Methods



k.Assessment Grading Criteria

Grade            Marks

Distinction     80 and above

Merit              65 to 79

Pass                50 to 64

Fail                 0 to 49


Expected Examination Results Release Date

Results shall be released within 3 months upon completion of the last assessment.


Qualification Award

Advanced Diploma in Business Administration and Skills (Mandarin)

awarded by Exerceo Business International College


Graduation Requirements

Achieved a ‘Pass’ in all module assignments


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  


  1. Progression Pathway

Student who successfully completed the Advanced Diploma in Business Administration and Skills (Mandarin) may wish to progress to Post-Graduate Diploma in Management and Leadership (Mandarin) or OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management (Mandarin) and Leadership offered by Exerceo Business International College. 


 E. Entry Requirements

Age:   At least 18 years old

Academic:   Minimum completion of business-related diploma or non-business-related diploma 

with at least 2 years related work experience or equivalent

English Proficiency:   At least a C6 in Chinese at GCE ‘O’ Level or equivalent

Advanced Diploma in Business Administration and Skills (Mandarin)

CPE  Registration Number: 200918181G 
Valid: 31-8-2017 to 30-8-2021


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