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
This programme consists of 6 modules:
- Strategic Management
- Marketing Management
- Managing Change and Innovation
- Business Statistics
- Business Project Management
- Management Research Project
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.
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.
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
Lectures, Tutorials, Discussions, etc
Commencement Dates / Intakes
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Part Time: 12 months
Full Time: 8 months
Maximum allowable period for the student to complete the course:
Part Time: 36
Full Time: 24
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
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- 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.
|No||Assessment Type||Mark allocation|
|1.||Examination – Depends on Module||100%|
|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
Advanced Diploma in Business Management awarded by Coleman College
Pass all required assignments and assessments
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
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 5.5 or a pass in GCE ‘O’ level English or equivalent|