ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT


Awarded by DIMENSIONS International College

Full Time
Overview

The Advanced Diploma in Business and Management which is a Pearson Assured Programme is designed to provide students with management knowledge and skills to meet the ever challenging and changing global business environment.

It provides students who have a Diploma in Management or its equivalent a head start to the Advanced Diploma in Business and Management. The programme consists of modules designed for students to achieve competency in business management practices and knowledge through lectures, tutorials, discussions, researches and assignments designed to build the stated job-profile.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded the Advanced Diploma in Business and Management by DIMENSIONS International College and another certificate of completion will be issued by Pearson Education Limited, UK. Students may consider progressing into the final year of degree programmes awarded by the University of Hertfordshire, UK at DIMENSIONS International College.

Objective

  • To provide students with an understanding of the complexity of the business sector and equip them with skills and the ability to successfully assist in the management of an organization.
  • To develop the knowledge and skills necessary for positions within a business environment.
  • To create awareness in regards to the growing trends of the business industry.
  • To develop the concept and understanding of business and culture in support of their academic development in the field of business management.

Designed for

  • Diploma graduates who intend to further their knowledge and skills in the business sector and subsequently progress into a Degree programme
  • Working adults with similar work experience who are looking for an upgrade
Course Structure

Course Structure

Advanced Diploma in Business and Management consists of 8 modules.

Course Outline

  • Outline for Marketing
  • Outline for Managing Information
  • Outline for Managing People
  • Outline for Organization, Competition & Environment
  • Outline for Financial Reporting
  • Outline for Legal and Regulatory Framework for Business
  • Outline for Small Business Management
  • Outline for Business Strategy

Scope of Study

Theories and practices in Business and Management

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials and discussions, researches

Commencement Date/Intakes

To check the dates of Programme Intake for 2019, please click here.
DIMENSIONS reserves the right to change the intakes at any time without prior notice.

Course Fees

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1. Application Fee (Non – refundable)

:S$

500.00

2. Tuition Fee

:S$

8,800.00

3. Administrative Fee

:S$

560.00

4. Examination Fee

:S$

300.00

5. Course Material

:S$

500.00

6. Medical Check-Up Fee

:S$

60.00

7. International Student Management Fee

:S$

500.00

8. Certificate issued by Pearson Education Limited

:S$

150.00

9. ICA Processing and Student’s Pass Fee

:S$

120.00

7% GST

:S$

804.30

Total

:S$

12,294.30

Please click here for more information on the fees which are likely to be incurred during the students’ course of study. Students are expected to pay for the stipulated fee(s) incurred, if necessary.

Note 1: All miscellaneous fees are inclusive of 7% GST.
Note 2: Total course fees paid (except application fee and GST) by students are protected under the Fee Protection Scheme (FPS).
Note 3: All students must sign the Advisory Note to Student before signing the Standard PEI-Student Contract.
Note 4: The Standard PEI-Student Contract must be signed by the student prior to making course fees payments to DIMENSIONS.
Note 5: The course fees shown above are effective from 1st January 2019. DIMENSIONS reserves the right to make necessary amendments to the course fees without prior notice.

Payment Mode

For more information on Payment Mode, please click here.
For more information on Fee Protection Scheme (FPS), please click here.
For further details, please contact your Admissions Officer at 6334 0600.

Duration

The course duration is 8 months Institutional Training
Maximum allowed period for a student to complete the course is 16 months.

Opportunities for Further Education/Career Pathway

For career pathway, students can look forward to employment opportunities in these industries:

  • Business Administration
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Business Communications
  • Business Economics
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business & Trade
  • Other relevant sectors or industries

Notes:
Foreigner’s application for jobs in Singapore is subject to the approval from the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore (MOM). DIMENSIONS DOES NOT GUARANTEE any success rate of approval.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Academic Level:

Local students Polytechnic Diploma or DIMENSIONS’ Business Diploma or Hospitality Diploma or other private Diploma (with equivalent entry requirements as Level 4 Diploma and subject to approval)
International students Equivalent qualifications related to business from other countries (with equivalent entry requirements as Level 4 Diploma and subject to approval).

Note: Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis
English Proficiency : An IELTS score of at least 5.5 or DIMENSIONS’ Certificate in Academic English (CAE) Level 4 or passed DIMENSIONS’ English Proficiency Test at an equivalent level or its equivalent. English proficiency may be considered to have been met and an IELTS score may not be required if applicant possesses a highest qualification where English was the sole medium of instruction.

Assessment & Awards

Class Periods

Full-time
Monday to Friday: 8.30am - 11.30am and/or 12.15pm - 3.15pm and/or 3.30pm - 6.30pm

3 hours per session. All specific programme schedules will be reflected in the timetable.

Examination Period

At the end of each module.

Assessment Methods

Assignments and Examinations

Assessment Grading Criteria

Theory Component
A : (80 marks and above)
B : (70 – 79 marks)
C : (60 – 69 marks)
D : (50 – 59 marks)
F : Fail (49 marks and below)

Assessment Weighting

50% assignment and 50% examinations

Expected Examination Results Release Date

Not more than 3 months after the final assessment.

Qualification Award

  • Advanced Diploma in Business and Management awarded by DIMENSIONS International College
  • Certificate of completion issued by Pearson Education Limited

Graduation Requirements

A “Pass” in all assignments and examinations
Note 1: International Student must achieve at least 90% attendance rate (ICA Requirement).
Note 2: International Student must not be absent for more than 7 consecutive days without valid reason (ICA Requirement).
Note 3: Students who do not require ICA’s student’s pass must achieve at least 80% attendance rate.Our College only accept medical certificates as proof for absenteeism. Any other documents should only be accepted on a case-by-case basis with full justification and be acceptable by ICA.
Note 4: In the first week of studies, an induction session will be conducted. The students will be briefed by the Academic Staff on full details of the course including scheme of work, timetable, assessments and grading, assessment and exam dates and venue and many other academic matters.
Note 5: DIMENSIONS has the right to cancel a class/an intake if the minimum number of students enrolled is less than 10 for any programme per class. Students may enroll into a later intake, if any, or withdraw from course. (For refund, please refer to our Refund Policy).
Note 6: Students (both international and local) must achieve an attendance rate of 80% and above in order to qualify for examinations.