The Postgraduate Diplomain Business Studies aims to provide students with:
Graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Business should be able to understand and apply, within the employment context, theories and concepts from 3 management areas:
Business and Academic Writing
Students will learn to compose written documents and presentations that will help them succeed in MBA coursework and the workplace. Students will learn to analyse context and audience, to determine purpose and message content, and to integrate effective visual design and media in order to create written workplace communication that can be received, understood, used and retrieved efficiently, quickly, and accurately. Coursework will include the research and writing of correspondence, reports, proposals, project plans, social and digital media communications, and technical descriptions as well as the preparation and performance of oral presentations for use in the workplace as well as the classroom.
Quantitative Skills for Business
Students beginning MBA studies often require an introduction or re-introduction to basic quantitative skills (e.g. basic algebra, statistics) that are important to core MBA courses like accounting, economics, finance, operations and project management. Topics include the basic tools and techniques for understanding and utilizing quantitative information for business decision-making.
This course examines different forms of business organization along with an overview of the typical business functions of production, marketing, human resource management, accounting and finance. Students will explore organizational structures; different operational management opportunities; business processes; how businesses are financed; business and risk; corporate responsibilities to shareholders and employees; and business law.
Economics from a Business Perspective
This course introduces students to the fundamental economic principles and their application. The first part of the course covers micro-economics topics such as: 1) Opportunity costs and the gains from trade, 2) The elements of supply, demand, and elasticity, 3) Price regulation and taxes, 4) Consumption, production and costs, 5) Pricing and market structure, 6) Government policy in market economy, 7) International economics. The second part addresses macroeconomics issues that include: 1) Economic growth, savings, investment and financial system, 2) Money, banking and prices, and 3) Macroeconomic fluctuations and stabilization.
21 years or above
Minimum Academic Entry Requirement:
Local and International students MUST have
MODE OF DELIVERY
Lecture, Tutorial, Case Study, Class Discussion, Group Work Project, Presentation, Computer Exercises
Full Time Classes:
(Mon - Fri) 3hrs per day x 14 lessons per module
Part Time Classes:
2 modules per semester @ 12 lessons per module
3 hrs per lesson x 2 lessons per week
Full Time & Part Time Classes: January, April, July, October
Please enquire below for course fees and financial grants: