The objective of Advanced Diploma in Business Management qualification is to enable students to develop the insight, confidence, management skills and international perspective to succeed in the modern global marketplace or set up their own business on this professionally-focused degree. This course will also prepare students for the ever-changing international business environment, teaching them to analyse future trends, identify the local and broader impacts, and recommend sustainable, ethical solutions to contemporary business challenge.

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum at least Diploma or equivalent qualificationsLanguage Proficiency: A pass in English with Grade C6 and above at GCE O Level, or IELTS 5.5, or equivalentMatured Candidates
    • Are 30 years and above at the time of registration; and
    • Have at least 8 years of relevant working experience

    All applicants are subjected to the College’s assessment of eligibility for entry into the programme.

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Module Synopsis

Advanced Diploma in Business Management consists of six modules and they are:

  1. The Theory and Practise of Human Resource Management
  2. Law for Business
  3. Strategic Market Management
  4. Accounting for Business Managers
  5. Morale Issues in Business
  6. Integrated Project Management for Business

 

Module Synopsis

The Theory and Practise of Human Resource Management

 

  • Describing the role of HRM in contributing to the business success and maintaining organisational performance by ensuring a seamless experience for the staff and other people associated with management and organisational goals.
  • Evaluate the administration of HRM on the availability of resources, easy access to data, on-time payroll, ensuring compliances, etc.
  • Explain the stable work environment with data at one place and efficient operations via recruiting and retaining talent and skills to achieve business objectives.
  • Explore the external and internal factors that can affect HRM decision-making concerning organisational development.
  • Apply HRM practices in a work-related context for improving maintainable organisational performance.

 

Law for Business

  • Describe the natural law and the legal system.
  • Explain the possible positive and negative influences of the law on a business.
  • Examine the structure of different types of business organisations.
  • Advise suitable legal solutions to settle areas of disagreement.

 

Strategic Market Management

  • Provide an overview of marketing and strategy concepts and review the possible orientations of marketing strategy.
  • Identify and analyse marketing issues within various environments, utilising a wide range of marketing techniques, concepts and models to determine; Where are we now?
  • Identify and critically evaluate various options available within given constraints and apply competitive positioning strategies, justifying any strategic decisions taken to determine.
  • Develop creative, customer-focused and innovative strategies for any given context, incorporating relevant marketing mix decisions, to realise the sustainable competitive advantage to determine; How will we get there?
  • Conceptualise competitive advantage as an ongoing process that needs to be measured, managed and controlled to determine.

 

 Accounting for Business Managers

  • Explain the distinctive nature of limited companies.
  • Evaluate the range of finance available to limited companies and their uses.
  • Discuss the corporate governance issues and the duty of care of the directors of limited companies.
  • Evaluate the regulatory framework within which limited companies work.
  • Explain how the Income Statement and Statement of Financial Position for limited companies differ from sole traders and partnerships.
  • Analyse and evaluate reported Cash Flow Statements and interpret the cash position of the company from the statement.
  • Evaluate new costing techniques and appreciate their benefits over traditional costing.
  • Evaluate new performance measures and their significance to the new business environment.
  • Understand and evaluate budgeting and budgetary control mechanisms within organisations.

 

Morale Issues in Business

  • Discuss different ethical perspectives, frameworks and theories applicable to individuals and organisations.
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of the business environment and the influence this has on how organisations and accountants operate, and the role of the accountant and other key business functions in contributing to an ethical organisation.
  • Explain and apply the ethical issues which can affect the operational activities of a business.
  • Provide recommendations to a business on how it could improve the ethics of their operations whilst meeting objectives and ensuring good employer/employee relationships.
  • Critically evaluate the value of professional codes of ethics, regulation and international legislation, analysing the reasons that cause accounting and corporate scandals, and the effectiveness of subsequent action taken by organisations, regulators and governments to address these.

 

Integrated Project Management for Business

  • Apprise the importance of project management for efficient organisational performance, organisational development and business management.
  • Critically analyse and reflect upon different approaches to project management and established bodies of knowledge and best practice.
  • Evaluate and apply a range of established techniques in the field of project management to the execution of a project.
  • Understand and identify the knowledge and skills required for successful project management in organisations.
  • Demonstrate understanding, and use, of advanced scheduling and costing software applications.
  • Demonstrate the ability to select and apply appropriate theory to practical situations and to understand contemporary challenges.
  • Demonstrate understanding of, and develop, planning skills using appropriate IT applications.
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Duration

TYPE FULL-TIME PART-TIME DAY
Local 09 Months 12 Months Students will have lessons for a period of 9 months at BMC on Monday to Friday.
International 09 Months NA Students have theory lessons for a period of 12 months at BMC on weekday nights.
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Method of Delivery

The traditional form of teaching in a BMC International College often involves lectures being given to groups of students, accompanied by tutorials and workshops, with some independent study. However, there are several other modes of delivery that can also be very effective, and students may have come across terms such as the student-led classroom, blended learning and problem-based learning. And this information is given as an overview of various modes of delivery for students with BMC International College.

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Award Criteria

Student must pass all the 6 modules to be awarded with the Advanced Diploma in Business Management. Students must satisfy the minimum attendance requirements – 75% for Part-Time students and 90% for Full-time (both local and international students).

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Grading System

The Grade Structure is Pass 40%, Merit 60% and Distinction 80%.

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Assessment Information

Assessment of students’ work will be carried out by a range of methods including essay examination, work assessment or assignment. Students’ work will be measured against the specified learning outcomes and assessment criteria of each unit. Mark schemes are provided for each unit and grading criteria are set out below to assist assessors in allocating marks.

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Expected date of release of Assessment result

Assessment results will be available to the students within 3 months upon completion of the last assessment for that assessment cycle. Appeal (if any) on assessment results must be lodged within 7 days after the release of assessment results.

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Specimen Certificate

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Fees

Full-timePart-timeInternational
S$7,131.02 (FULL PAYMENT)S$7,131.02 (FULL PAYMENT)S$7,617.87 (FULL PAYMENT)
S$7,455.23 (2 INSTALLMENT)
S$7,779.44 (8 INSTALLMENT)
  1. All fees are subject to the prevailing Goods and Services Tax (GST) unless specified otherwise.
  2. Course Application Fee is NOT REFUNDABLE.
  3. Do not pay your school fees before you have signed the standard student contract.
  4. All fees quoted are in Singapore Dollar (S$).
  5. Fees are subject to periodic changes without prior notice.
  6. BMC accepts the following methods of payment:
    1. Cash
    2. Cashier’s order payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
    3. Cheque payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
    4. NETS
    5. Credit cards (VISA & Mastercard)

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