Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management

Full-time programme developed and awarded by SHRM

About the Programme

The 18 credit-hour, 6-module course addresses the needs of graduates from a wide range of disciplines who are seeking to increase their professional skills, knowledge and value through acquiring both an understanding of global and national challenges on businesses, so as to be able to respond professionally and effectively to these challenges.

It provides students with current management and finance concepts, models and frameworks and trains the students in analytical problem solving and research skills to enable them to operate confidently and effectively in a business environment characterised by constant changes, requiring flexible and innovative responses at the professional level.


PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The programme consists of 6 modules conducted over 3 terms in 9 months. Each term consists of 8 study weeks, 2 exam weeks and 2 break weeks.


MODE OF DELIVERY

The programme is conducted on a face-to-face basis. Students will attend lectures and tutorials. Classes are conducted on Monday to Friday between 9.am. to 6p.m. Class size is kept to a maximum of 66 students.

AWARD OF QUALIFICATION

Student will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management upon passing all modules.

 

DURATION

9 months

MODULES

  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing Management
  • Management Information System
  • Managerial Accounting
  • International Marketing Strategy
  • Strategic Management

Please click here for module Synopsis.

ASSESSMENT

Students are assessed with a mixture of continuous assessments throughout each term in the form of case studies, discussions, presentations, group and individual assignments, and theory tests.

In the event a student fails a module, the student will be given a chance to take a supplementary paper. Failing a supplementary paper will result in the student having to retake the module again. In repeating the term, students will only be required to take the modules he/she has failed.

GRADING SCHEME

Grading Scheme

Grade Module Marks Status
A 80%- 100% Pass
B+ 75% – 79%
B 65% – 74%
C+ 55% – 64%
C 50% – 54%
D 40% – 49%
F <40% Fail
SP >39% Supplementary Paper Pass

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

Academic Requirements

Country Entry Requirements
All Bachelor Degree


ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

  • or IELTS score of 6.0
  • or an equivalent English Language qualification

Applicants who do not meet the above English language requirements will have to undergo the SHRM English Placement Test. Based on the table below, you may be required to take the Preparatory English Language Programme.

SHRM English Placement Test Mark (out of 100) Entry Level
Less than 45% English Level 1
Between 45% and 74% English Level 2
75% or more Exempted from Preparatory English Programme