DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Minimum Entry Requirement
Minimum age of 17 years.
Completion of Shelton Certificate in Higher Education OR
Shelton Certificate in Advanced Study Skills OR
A-Levels OR its equivalent
Mature candidate of minimum age of 30 with at least 8 years working experience in related industry
Minimum language requirement:
TOEFL 500 or IELTS 5.5 or its equivalent
Score 70% in Shelton’s English Language Admission Test
|Mode of Study|
Full Time : 8 months
Part Time: 8 months
The course DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION offers a balanced academic and practical approach to fundamental business concepts and applications. It covers the essential subject areas including management, marketing, finance, and human resource management.
Lectures on international case studies, group discussions and activities used throughout the course provide opportunities for individuals to apply their learning, to develop and enhance their business knowledge and competencies.
At the end of this programme, participants will be able to:
Understand the theory and practice of specific functional management areas
Understand how to plan more effectively, solve organizational problems and contribute towards making management decisions
Apply specific functional management skills to increase the productivity and business efficiency in their areas of responsibility
This module is designed to provide the students with the knowledge of the functions of management, the evolution of management theory, the role of management, organizational environment and the concepts of leadership, motivation, human resources, and innovation
This module is designed to provide students with an understanding of the theoretical framework of financial accounting and the principles underlying accounting statements and enable them to prepare books of accounts, evaluate the performance and financial position of organizations and to make effective short term decisions.
FUNDAMENTALS OF MARKETING
This module is designed to investigate the principles that underpin the marketing. It is a broad-based unit providing a general overview of marketing for all students and a foundation for further study in the specialist area of marketing.
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
This module aims to provide understanding of the concepts and practices of Human Resource Management and focuses on the personnel functions such as recruitment and retention, employee relations, employment law, training and development.
QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES IN BUSINESS
This module is designed to provide students with an overall understanding of how and why statistics and mathematics are used in economic and business decision; and the ability to collect, present, analyze and interpret quantitative data using statistical techniques.
PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS
This module is designed to provide learners with an understanding of fundamental economic theories, concepts and policies, international trade, general macroeconomic environment and its effect upon business organizations and their markets. Learners will gain the ability to apply microeconomic principles and concepts to decision making in a business environment.
This unit will enable students to recognize the need for managers to be able to gather, analyse, record, store and disseminate information as part of the management function. The focus of the unit is not on information systems but on the processes. The unit develops the skills and techniques involved in managing information, and students will learn to manage information to inform decision-making.
ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGEMENT DECISION MAKING
In this module students will learn about managing finance within the business environment, the management of working capital in the business, budgetary control and costing techniques. They will apply some statistical techniques for the purpose of financial analysis.
Assessments will be a combination of written examinations and assignments.