Diploma in Business Administration (Mandarin)

The Diploma in Business Administration (Mandarin) covers the basic knowledge and skills needed for effective and efficient management of a business including but not limited to business communication, management, marketing and human resource management; skills needed to be a valuable employee in a business setting. The course is developed such a way that learners will gain knowledge of both local and international business management, through both theories and case studies.

Course Outcome

    The Diploma in Business Administration (Mandarin) aims equip students with a broad introduction to business disciplines and an enhanced understanding of foundational issues and principles in the business environment.

     

    The overall outcomes of the Diploma in Business Administration (Mandarin) course are as follows:

     

    1. To provide students with the knowledge and skills that will enable them to progress to the Advanced Diploma in Business Administration (Mandarin);

    2. To develop students’ competencies and values related to the social roles played by business entities;

    3. To provide students with the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge of business at the foundation level;

    4. To lay the foundation for future professional development.

Course Objective

    The Diploma in Business Administration (Mandarin) covers the basic knowledge and skills needed for effective and efficient management of a business including but not limited to business communication, management, marketing and human resource management; skills needed to be a valuable employee in a business setting. The course is developed such a way that learners will gain knowledge of both local and international business management, through both theories and case studies.

Course Structure

    Course Structure
    Duration of Study and Contact Hours:
    5 months (20 weeks) Academic (Part-time)
    6 hours per week, 5 weeks per module
    Total Hours: 120 hours

     

    Modules:
    Four (4) Modules
    o Management Principles
    o Business Communication
    o Human Resource Management
    o Principles of Marketing

     

    Mode of Teaching:
    Face-to-Face Delivery via
    o Lecture Sessions
    o Tutorial Sessions
    o Class Discussion
    o Group Work & Pair Work
    o Practical Sessions

     

    Teacher to Student Ratio:
    1:40

     

    Medium of Instruction:
    Mandarin

     

    Format:
    Part-time

Graduation Requirements

    Students will be awarded the Diploma in Business Administration (Mandarin) if they achieve at least a Pass grade in all 4 modules of the course and has at least 75% of attendance rate.
    Students who successfully completed the Diploma in Business Administration (Mandarin) may progress onto general Advanced Diploma offered at other institutions.

Admission Requirements

    Age Requirement:
    Minimum 18 years of age
    Language Requirements:
    Minimum Grade 5 in Chinese Language for GCE ‘N’ Level or regional equivalent
    Academic Requirements:
    Minimum Secondary 4 Education or regional equivalent


    Mature Candidates:
    - Are 30 years and above at the time of registration; and
    - Have at least 8 years of verifiable working experience; and
    - Provide a detailed resume with contact details of past and present employers


    All applicants are subjected to the School’s assessment of eligibility for entry into the programme.

Course Modules and Outline

    1) Management Principles 
    Management Principles is comprehensive introductory module on the management process from a manager’s perspective, with particular emphasis on the skills, competencies, techniques and knowledge needed to successfully manage an organization. This module explores the basic concepts and processes of management. Students will examine the fundamental roles and processes of planning, leading, organizing and controlling. It focuses on the entire organization from both a short and long-term perspective for strategic vision, setting objectives, crafting a strategy and then implementing it. This module will enable students to develop short and long-range plans to effectively accomplish organisational goals. Students will develop skills related to the manager’s function as required in today’s competitive environment.

    2) Business Communication
    The ability to communicate effectively in the workplace is crucial to graduates and managers alike. This module covers the fundamentals of good business communication and uses management theories to explore the latest trends in workplace communication. Some of the topics covered includes corporate communication with stakeholders, social media and employee communication, impact of new information and communication technologies, and informal communication systems in organizations. It will involve the critical analysis and contemporary trends in business communication and will focus on integrating knowledge to help students make the transition to employment.

    3) Human Resource Management  
    Managers in both small-medium enterprises and larger organisations require an understanding of the strategic and operational role of human resource management (HRM). The module introduces principles of strategic HRM for organisations and evaluates models and approaches for the performance of key HRM functions applicable to a large range of business organisations. Some of the topics covered includes human resources planning, job analysis and design, recruitment and selection, managing diversity and work-life balance and performance management.

    4) Principles of Marketing
    The Principles of Marketing module is intended to provide students an introduction to the topic as well as providing students with a basic grounding in the theory and practice of marketing as a business management discipline. The module is designed to give students the opportunity to learn about the simple mechanics of the subject and to give students practical exercises in how to use the techniques presented to students.

Required Documents

    1. Application Form
    2. Passport Photocopy of Applicant
    3. Certified Copy of Highest Qualification Certificates and Transcripts
    4. 2 Passport Size Photograph
    5. CV (For Mature Candidates)

Course Fees

    Course Fees

    Price ($SGD)

    Tuition Fees

    2800

    Examination Fee

    300

    Course Material Fees

    500

    School Administration Fee

    100

    Fee Protection Scheme

    300

    Total Course Fees Payable

    4000

    Miscellaneous Fees

    Price (SGD)

    School Application Fees (non-refundable)

    100

    Re-Mark Examindation Fee / Certificate Reprint

    150

    Re-Examination Fee / Late Entry Exam Fee (per module)

    100

Course Assessment

    Modes for Assessment:
    The students will be assessed through three (3) components:
    1) Written Group Assignment
    2) Individual Presentation
    3) Written Examination

    Management Principles (MP) consists of 1 Written Group Assignment, 1 Individual Presentation and 1 Written Examination. The weightage are 30% for Written Group Assignment, 20% for Individual Presentation and 50% for Written Examination.


    Business Communication (BC) consists of 1 Written Group Assignment, 1 Individual Presentation and 1 Written Examination. The weightage are 30% for Written Group Assignment, 20% for Individual Presentation and 50% for Written Examination.


    Human Resource Management (HRM) consists of 1 Written Group Assignment, 1 Individual Presentation and 1 Written Examination. The weightage are 30% for Written Group Assignment, 20% for Individual Presentation and 50% for Written Examination.


    Principles of Marketing (PM) consists of 1 Written Group Assignment, 1 Individual Presentation and 1 Written Examination. The weightage are 30% for Written Group Assignment, 20% for Individual Presentation and 50% for Written Examination.



    Overall Grade Structure for each module: High Distinction (90-100%), Distinction (80-89%), Merit (60-79%), Pass (50-59%) and Fail (Below 50%)

Assessment Schedule

    Weeks 1 to 5 – Week 4 Individual Presentation and Written Group Assignment / Week 5 Written Examination
    Weeks 6 to 10 – Week 9 Individual Presentation and Written Group Assignment / Week 10 Written Examination
    Weeks 11 to 15 – Week 14 Individual Presentation and Written Group Assignment / Week 15 Written Examination
    Weeks 16 to 20 – Week 19 Individual Presentation and Written Group Assignment / Week 20 Written Examination

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08 AUGUST 2018 TO 07 AUGUST 2022
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