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Advanced Diploma in Business Management (Awarded by Management Development Institute of Singapore)

About the Course
Course Curriculum
International Application
Local Application

 

Objectives

  • The Advanced Diploma in Business Management is specially designed to  equip participants with effective managerial skills that are necessary for becoming efficient managers
  • The participants will be taught the knowledge that will enhance their decision making skills and their ability to carry out duties more effectively and efficiently in the challenging business world of today In addition, the course aims to impart the essential knowledge and pre-requisites needed for the participants to pursue a formal undergraduate education in Business Management

Assessment Methods

This course is assessed by written assignments and examination.  Modules are taught in a face-to-face manner.

Graduation

Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded with the Advanced Diploma in Business Management awarded by MDIS.

 

Testimonials

Lim Xin Xian
Graduate, Class of 2007
Advanced Diploma in Business Management

“MDIS provides a good learning environment for students. I completed my Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Business Management at MDIS. The lecturers used different teaching techniques to capture students’ attention and interest during their lectures. They also provided a lot of real-life examples which enabled us to appreciate what we learn. Most of my classmates are from various countries and this allows me to made many friends from other countries and to understand the different cultures. I have also learnt the importance of having mutual respect for one another. ”


Chiang Hui
Graduate, Class of 2007
Advanced Diploma in Business Management

“MDIS and University of Bradford have given me the opportunity to discover my potential. Our lecturers are able to share with the class their experiences and provide us with a lot of guidances. With the new UniCampus, I’m able to make full use of the facilities and experience a new schooling life with other international students. Now, with the knowledge and skills that I’ve gained from this programme, I’ve a better picture of my goals. I believed that I’m able to excel in the future! ”

 

Marketing Management

Acquire skills in all aspects of marketing management including strategic policy making, planning, implementation and control, so as to manage the challenges evolved in various marketing situations. The course contents include: Role of marketing; Marketing process and marketing plan; Marketing research; Marketing environment analysis; Consumer behaviour; Market segmentation, targeting and positioning; Marketing mix; Market strategies.

Business Economics

An understanding of the basic micro and macro economic concepts and applications in the larger economic environment. The course contents include: The theory of demand, Productivity and costs; The theory of the firm; Unemployment and inflation; The theory of markets; Monetary and fiscal policy; Money and financial institution; Macroeconomic policy and models.

Production and Operation Management

The module will assist students in dealing with the problems involved in production and operations management by focusing on its concepts, ideas and analytical tools involved.

The course contents include: POM overview; Roles of POM manager, The Production / Operation process, The 5 "Ps"; Product design and development; Concurrent engineering process, Industrial engineering techniques; Quality; Benefits of JIT and TQM.

Financial Management

Equip students with relevant knowledge and understanding of financial management issues. Incorporate fundamental accounting and finance concepts in the area of decision making, risk assessment and financial resource management. The course contents include: Cost accounting; Marginal costing and decision making; Risk management in investment decisions; Cost of capital and time value of money; Capital budgeting; Investment appraisal; Working capital management; Financial analysis.

Business Information System

To acquaint participants with the skills essential for computer literacy, especially in system control, so as to enable effective management of information system. The course contents include: Hardware system; Basic data communication systems and networks; Effective management information systems; information systems control.

Management of Human Resource & The Practice of Management

  • Management of Human Resources

To equip participants with the essential knowledge and skills in the management of human resources in an organisation, and to develop and implement policies and practices to meet the company needs.

  • The Practice of Management

To develop an understanding of key managerial concepts, both traditional and “modern” and build knowledge in specific managerial activities. The course contents include: Managerial role in human resource management; Strategy and goals for managing human resources; The structure and scope of human resource management; Human resource development; Management science: theory and practice.

Business Statistics*

This module will equip the participants with skills in data processing and application of statistical methods in business forecasting. The course contents include: Statistical presentation; Probability theory; Sampling distribution and confidence interval; Testing hypotheses concerning the value of the population mean; Simple correlation; Regression analysis; Time series analysis; Index numbers.

Business Law*

This module will provide the participants with an insight into the laws governing business activities. The course contents include: Introduction to law; Contract law; Sales of goods; The law of negligence in business activities; Consumer protection; Legal framework of business organisations; Law of insolvency; Intellectual property law; Corporate finance and securities regulation; Land law.

 

* DIRECT ENTRY STUDENTS WILL HAVE TO TAKE THESE 2 BRIDGING MODULES.  STUDENTS MAY BE EXEMPTED ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS.

 

 

Profile of lecturers and their respective teaching modules
 

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 100 (lecture)

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 40 (tutorial)

Click here to download profiles of lecturers.

 

 

Structure and Duration


Full-Time Programme (for International students only)

  • 8 modules
  • Minimum 8 months

Commencement Date


Commencement Intake for 2017 and Closing date
The programme is currently not recruiting new students.

Course Commencement Date Completion Date
: : Full-Time (6 modules) Mar 2017 Aug 2017
     
     
     
     

 

Fees:
 

: : Application Fee       S$321.00

: : Tuition Fees            S$6,955.00

* All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
* Non-tuition fees are not included.

Entry Requirements

Interested applicants must possess ONE of the following entrance requirements:

  • Obtained at least a Grade E in any 2 GCE 'A' Level subjects and at least a Grade C6 in any 2 GCE 'AO' (H1) level subjects

    OR

  • Diploma from recognised local/ overseas Polytechnics/ Professional Institutes
  • Applicants must be of age 16 and above.

Other equivalent qualification may be considered on a case by case basis

 

Additional Criteria

English Requirements:

  • Obtained at least a C6 in English at GCE 'O' level or 5.5 IELTS (or equivalent)

 

Student Pass Application

International student is required to apply for student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore. Please click here for detail information.

 

Structure and Duration


Part-Time Programme (for Local students only)

  • 8 modules
  • 12 months

Full-Time Programme (for Local students only)

  • 8 modules
  • 8 months
 

Commencement Date


Commencement Intake for 2017 and Closing date

 

Course Commencement Date Completion Date
: : Full-Time (6 modules) Mar 2017 Aug 2017
     
     
     
     
     
: : Part Time (6 modules) Feb 2017 Jan 2018
  May 2017 Apr 2018
     

 

Fees:

: : Application Fees             S$21.40

Full-Time Programme (6 modules)

  • Tuition Fees             S$5,243
  • Non-Tuition Fees      S$342.88
  • Total                       S$5,585.88

* Direct entry students will have to take 2 additional modules.  Students may be exempted on a case-by-case basis.

 

Part-Time Programme (6 modules)

  • Tuition Fees             S$4,922
  • Non-Tuition Fees      S$188.75
  • Total                       S$5,110.75

* Direct entry students will have to take 2 additional modules.  Students may be exempted on a case-by-case basis.

 

Note:

  • All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
  • Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership subscription fees and fee protection scheme.
  • Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership subscription fees, MDIS experience seminars, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
  • The above does not include Miscellaneous Fees, which refer to any non-compulsory and non-standard fees which the student will pay only when necessary or applicable.  Such fees are normally collected on an ad-hoc basis by the PEI when the need arises.

 

 

 

Entry Requirements

Interested applicants must possess ONE of the following entrance requirements:

  • Obtained at least a Grade E in any 2 GCE 'A' level subjects and at least a Grade C6 in any 2 GCE 'AO' (H1) level subjects

    OR

  • Diploma from recognised local/overseas Polytechnics or Professional Institutes
  • Applicants must be of age 16 and above.

Other equivalent qualification may be considered on a case by case basis.

 

 

Additional Criteria

English Requirements:

  • Obtained at least a C6 in English at GCE 'O' level or 5.5 IELTS (or equivalent)

 

 

Financial Assistance Scheme

Student loans from the organisations listed below are available to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please contact the organisations directly to find out how you may benefit from their services.

 

STUDY LOANS
 

Organisation Contact Number Website
TCC Limited Tel : 6319 3700 www.tcc.org.sg
DBS Bank Tel : 1800 111 1111 www.dbs.com.sg
Maybank Tel : 1800 629 2265 www.maybank2u.com.sg

 

 

0% INTEREST CREDIT CARD INSTALMENT PLANS

For All Programmes (Available in 6 or 12 months)

Organisation Contact Number Website
Standard Chartered
Bank
Tel : 1800 747 7000 www.standardchartered.com.sg
Citibank Tel : 1800 225 5225 www.citibank.com.sg
Maybank Tel : 1800 968 2265 www.maybank.com.sg
UOB Tel : 1800 226 6121 www.uob.com.sg
OCBC Tel : 1800 363 3333 www.ocbc.com.sg
DBS Tel : 1800 111 1111 www.dbs.com
POSB Tel : 1800 339 6666 www.posb.com.sg
Bank of China  Tel : 1800 669 5566  www.bankofchina.com/sg

 

For Degree and Master (Available in 24 months)

Organisation Contact Number Website
Citibank Tel : 1800 225 5225 www.citibank.com.sg

 

 

 
 
QUICK INFORMATION
Duration of Course | Minimum 8 months (Full-Time), 12 mths (Part-Time)
Award | ADVANCED DIPLOMA
  PROGRESS TO NEXT LEVEL  
COMMENCEMENT DATE  

Class Intake for 2017

For Full-Time Programme (6 modules)
Mar

For Part-Time Programme (6 modules)
Feb, May

CONTACT DETAILS  

Local students:

+65 6247 9111 / 6372 1000

International students:

+65 6278 8000

 

 

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