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Advanced Diploma in Business Management

Advanced Diploma in Business Management

The Advanced Diploma in Business Management course is specially designed for those who work, or wish to work in areas of business that involve an understanding of the concepts of business management.

The course equips student with the knowledge to comprehend principles of strategic management, marketing management, managing change and innovation, business statistics and business project management, providing them the ability to apply this knowledge to various roles in organizations.

At the end of the course, students are expected to:

  • Have the ability to make managerial decision in light of various influencing factors
  • Understand and apply marketing concepts and techniques
  • Understand the challenging issues in managing various stakeholders involved in a change process
  • Understand basic business statistical concept such as descriptive statistics, simple probability, normal distribution, estimation, hypothesis testing and correlation
  • Understand the purpose, aims and objectives of a project and be able to run a project

Course Outline

This programme consists of 6 modules:

  • Strategic Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Managing Change and Innovation
  • Business Statistics
  • Business Project Management
  • Management Research Project

Module Synopsis/Objectives

Strategic Management

The unit equips learners with the ability to make managerial decision in light of various influencing factors. Learners will be taught using real-life cases, applying the various management strategic models and methodologies, where they will be guided on how to make strategic models and methodologies, where they will be guided on how to make strategic judgments in the best interest to the organization.

Marketing Management

This unit enables learners to understand and apply marketing concepts and techniques and encourage them to consider the importance of marketing in their actual or prospective employment or self-employment.

Managing Change and Innovation

The aim of this unit is to provide students with an appreciation of managing changes and innovation in the organization. It enables students to understand the challenging issues in managing various stakeholders involved in the change process.

Business Statistics

This unit will provide learners with an understanding of basic statistics concepts such as descriptive statistics, simple probability, normal distribution, estimation, hypothesis testing and correlation and their relevance to the business environment.

Business Project Management

The unit covers the purposes, aims and objectives of a project. Learners will learn to prepare a project plan, run a project and be able to report project outcomes.

Management Research Project

Under the supervision of an approved trainer, learners will be required to write a consultation report, where learners are to do research covering management issues in the business industry. Research will consist of review of primary and secondary sources (e.g., information booklets and newspapers), case comparisons, and if possible, interviews. Learners will learn to review a myriad of literature, define problem(s), be able to analyse problems critically and recommend solutions. It also enables learners to improve their communication and report writing and presentation skills through this project.

Scope of Study

Principles, theories, cases studies, research work, and learning journeys related to business

Delivery Mode

Lectures, Tutorials, Discussions, etc

Commencement Dates / Intakes

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Course Duration

Part Time: 12 months

Full Time: 8 months

Maximum allowable period for the student to complete the course:

Part Time: 36

Full Time: 24

Class Period

Part Time (12 month course)   

3 contact hours per session

2 sessions per week

6 contact hours per week

Full Time (8 month course)

Monday to Friday

3 contact hours per session

5 sessions per week

15 contact hours per week

Course Fees

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Payment Mode

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Assessments

  • 100% Examination based OR
  • Project and Presentation (60% written, 40% presentation)

*Students (both International and local) must achieve an attendance rate of 80% and above in order to qualify for examinations.

Assessment Methods

No Assessment Type Mark allocation
1. Examination – Depends on Module 100%
OR
2. Project and Presentation 60% written, 40% presentation

Assessment Grading Criteria

Distinction         :     >76%

Merit                   :     66% – 75%

Pass                     :     50% – 65%

Fail                       :     <50%

Expected Examination Results Release Date

Not more than 3 months from the date of final examination

Qualification Award

Advanced Diploma in Business Management awarded by Coleman College

Graduation Requirements

Pass all required assignments and assessments

Teacher Qualifications

The Council for Private Education (CPE) is duly notified of all the teachers in Coleman College. All teachers have the required qualifications. Please refer to Our Teachers list in the website for more details.

Average Teacher-Student Ratio is 1:40

Please note that the maximum number of students in the classroom is subjected to the maximum allowable seating capacity

Progression Pathway

Graduates who wish to further their studies in this field may apply for a relevant programme offered by other institutions or universities.

Admission is subject to the institution’s or university’s entry requirements at the point of application.

Age: At least 18 years old
Academic: Minimum Diploma in related field or equivalent
English Proficiency: IELTS 5.0 or equivalent

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