Diploma and Advanced Diploma

International Diploma in Business Administration (Teach-out)

Intake
Informatics Global Campus no longer accepts students from 1 June 2017.
Delivery Mode
All lessons are facilitated with scheduled chat sessions and discussion forum via online access through 24/7 Learning Management System (LMS) by Informatics Global Campus.

About the Programme

Awarded by Informatics Academy, Singapore

The programme is designed with the core skills and fundamental knowledge of business administration. The Business Administration programme is designed to provide students with the ability to identify and analyse business problems, collect relevant data used for formulating and implementing business plans that respond effectively to current business environments.

Entry Requirement

 Minimum Age Requirement

17 years old

Academic Level

2 GCE 'A' levels Pass; OR
Foundation Certificate for Higher Education (FCHE); OR
Certificate in Foundation Skills (CIFS); OR
other equivalent qualification deemed acceptable by Informatics Academy.

English Proficiency

GCE 'O' Level – C6; OR
IELTS - min score of 5.5; OR
TOEFL (PBT) - min score of 513; OR
TOEFL (iBT) - min score of 65; OR
Informatics Certificate in Proficiency in English

Alternative Entry

Mature candidates (21 years old and above) with the below credentials may be considered for mature entry on a case-by-case basis:

  • Completed Secondary Education
  • Fulfilled English language proficiency requirement

*Note: All applications are subject to review and approval by Informatics Academy.

Course and Assessment Structure

Module Code Module Name Assignment  Exam Total
W1001 Principles of Management 30% 70% 100%
W1002 Principles of Quantitative Methods 30% 70% 100%
W1003 Principles of Accounting 30% 70% 100%
W1004 Principles of Business Communication 30% 70% 100%
W1005 Accounting 30% 70% 100%
W1006 Economics 30% 70% 100%
W1007 Management 1 30% 70% 100%
W1008 Marketing 30% 70% 100%

All exams are to be proctored at designated exam centres.

Upon successful completion of all modules, students will obtain an International Diploma in Business Administration awarded by Informatics Academy.

Duration

  • Programme (Online basis)

Part-time 12 months

Students need to complete 8 modules (overall total of 120 credits).

  • Module

7 weeks to complete per module

Tuition Fees

NA

Module Descriptors

 

W1001 Principles of Management

This module covers the principles and functions of Management. Students are taught the key elements in planning and decision-making, as well as the significance of different controls required in an organisation. Students will also be able to develop a sound understanding of the process of organising the resources of the firm.

 W1002 Principles of Quantitative Methods

Rules of numeracy are covered in this module. It provides some of the basic mathematical data used in graphical form. Students will also be taught to present and analyze simple business data.

W1003 Principles of Accounting

This module provides students with the basic principles of accounting and application. Preparation of Trading and Profit & Loss accounts, Balance Sheets and Cash Flow reports for sole traders and limited liability companies will be covered. The characteristics of cost behavior will also be examined in this module.

W1004 Principles of Business Communication

Business Communication is one of the most important aspects of Business Administration. Students will be taught to present a variety of data in both written and graphical form, and are kept abreast of current developments in communication technology. The principles of business communications will also be extensively covered. The general aim of this module is to help students appreciate, understand and analyse organisation theories, principles, processes, design and structures.

W1005 Accounting

This module demonstrates an understanding of the theoretical framework of accounting and principles underlying accounting statements. The module aims to provide ability to students to evaluate the performance and the financial position of organizations from the financial statements.

 W1006 Economics

This module covers what is generally accepted as the subject area of fundamental economic theories, concepts and policies. The module covers the economic principles and concepts that applied in decision making in a business environment. An understanding of the general economic environment and its effect upon business organization and their markets will be developed. The usefulness of economics as an analytical tool for business environments will be covered for thinking about real world problems.

W1007 Management 1

This module is designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of theory and practice of management, and some elements of the behavior of people in organizations. The objectives, roles, functions and various forms of business organization as adapt to a dynamic and changing environment will be covered. An in-depth understanding of the nature of the management process in action will be appreciated. This module also covered the application of the principles and theories of management to the actual practice as applied to the functional organization of business and the effective performance of those who work in it.

W1008 Marketing

This module examines the role and value of marketing in today’s increasingly competitive and dynamic environment. The management of the market function will be defined in diverse marketing situations. Marketing principles are covered to analyse plan, implement and control policies designed to achieve marketing and corporate objectives in both profit and non-profit organisations. This module will introduce the marketing mix elements and look closely at how companies use marketing tools and concepts to improve their performance.

 

Class Schedule

Students are highly advised to register for the class at least four (4) weeks before the intake.
IGC reserves the right to make changes on the  schedule in the event that classes/modules do not meet the required number of students.

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