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Professional Certificate in Business Management (Awarded by Management Development Institute of Singapore) *

About the Course
Course Curriculum
International Application
Local Application

 

*The Programme is under teach-out, currently not recruiting new students

Objectives

  • This programme is designed for individuals who aspire to begin a career in the field of business management or would like to assume greater responsibilities but lack professional business management training
  • Participants will develop a fundamental and firm understanding of the principles and practice of business environment
  • This programme equips participants with effective communication skills and prepares them for higher level of studies

Assessment Methods

Each 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 Professional Certificate in Business Management awarded by MDIS.

 

Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

The Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), founded in 1956, is Singapore's oldest not-for-profit professional institute for lifelong learning. MDIS has two subsidiaries: Management Development Institute of Singapore Pte Ltd (MDIS Pte Ltd) to oversee its Singapore academic operations, and MDIS International Pte Ltd to further its globalisation strategy.

 

Fundamentals of Marketing

To enable participants to acquire sufficient knowledge of marketing principles, blending theories learnt into a practical framework of “how marketing actually works” especially in the rapidly evolving world of marketing. The course content includes: Introduction to marketing; Marketing environment; The marketing mix - 4Ps; The promotional tools, Use of advertising and PR; Market segmentation, targeting and positioning; Consumer behaviour; Product, service and branding.

Communication Skills

To equip the student with knowledge and skills of good communication. To sharpen the writing and oral skills of students to increase their proficiency in articulation. The course content includes: Introduction to communications on business communication, human communication and mass communication in general; Various types of communications: verbal/nonverbal, written, interpretation, group and organisational, listening and questioning skills, verbal communication importance and effective speaking skills, written communication - importance and effective writing skills.

Principles of Accounting and Finance

To equip students with the fundamental concepts in accounting and finance, the awareness of the importance of the need, sources and use of funds. The course content includes: basic concepts and principles of accounting: double entry concept, the accounting process and systems, accounting for assets and liabilities and fundamental accounting principles underlying accounting practice; basic understanding of the sources and allocation of funds within business enterprise and tools and techniques used by the financial manager in the management of funds; financial statements and financial statement analysis; introduction to business mathematics, breakeven analysis and marginal costing.

Principles of Business Management (I)

To provide a concise coverage of current management concepts and processes, so as to enable students to apply their knowledge to specific organisational situations more effectively. The course contents includes: Business management principles, Business management in a changing environment, Business management in planning, organising, decision-making and control techniques, Basic understanding of human behaviour in organisations: perception, personality learning, motivation, stress, group dynamics, leadership and conflict.

 

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)

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Structure and Duration


Full-Time Programme (for IB students only)

  • 4 modules
  • Minimum 4 months

 

*The Programme is under teach-out, currently not recruiting new students

Fees:

: : Application Fees       S$321.00

: : Tuition Fees             S$2,247

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

 

Entry Requirements

  • Obtained at least a Grade '5' in at least 5 subjects at GCE 'N' level
  • Obtained at least a Grade C6 in any 3 GCE 'O' level subjects
  • NITEC, NTC (or equivalent)
  • Applicants must be of age 16 and above

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

  • Mature candidates who have at least 2 GCE ‘N’ level pass & above, or 1 GCE ‘O’ level pass & above, and possess at least 2 years continuous full time entry or executive level in office environment with clerical or administrative working experience and with minimum age of 21 years old & above can be considered for enrolment.

 

 

Additional Criteria

Language Requirements:

Applicants are required to possess one of the following:

  • Obtained at least a D or 5 in English at GCE 'N' level
  • Obtained at least C6 in English at GCE 'O' level
  • A minimum of band 5.5 IELTS
  • English Entrance Test conducted by MDIS
  • Score 213 points (computer based) or 550 points (paper based) or 79 (internet based) in TOEFL
  • MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE)

 

 

  

 

Student Pass Application


International students are 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)

  • 4 modules
  • Minimum 6.5 months

Full-Time Programme

  • 4 modules
  • Minimum 4 months

 

*The Programme is under teach-out, currently not recruiting new students

 

Fees:

: : Application Fees (Full-Time)             S$21.40

· Tuition Fees                                         S$2,675

· Non-Tuition Fees                                S$331.32

· Total (Full-Time)                              S$ 3,006.32

 

: : Application Fees (Part-Time)             S$21.40

· Tuition Fees                                         S$2,033

· Non-Tuition Fees                                 S$176.55

· Total (Part-Time)                              S$ 2,209.55

 

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 '5' in at least 5 subjects at GCE 'N' level
  • Obtained at least a Grade C6 in any 3 GCE 'O' level subjects
  • NITEC, NTC (or equivalent)
  • Applicants must be of age 16 and above

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

  • Mature candidates who have at least 2 GCE ‘N’ level pass & above, or 1 GCE ‘O’ level pass & above, and possess at least 2 years continuous full time entry or executive level in office environment with clerical or administrative working experience and with minimum age of 21 years old & above can be considered for enrolment.

 

 

Additional Criteria

Language Requirements:

Applicants are required to possess one of the following:

  • Obtained at least a D or 5 in English at GCE 'N' level
  • Obtained at least C6 in English at GCE 'O' level
  • A minimum of band 5.5 IELTS
  • English Entrance Test conducted by MDIS
  • Score 213 points (computer based) or 550 points (paper based) or 79 (internet based) in TOEFL
  • MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE)

 

 

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

CONTACT DETAILS  

Local students:

+65 6247 9111 / 6372 1000

International students:

+65 6796 7660
 

 

Local Enquiries
etc@mdis.edu.sg
+65 6247 9111
ib@mdis.edu.sg
+65 6278 8000
International Enquiries