Specialist Diploma in Business Management

business management courses curriculum

By: Arium Wordpress (ASAS)

October 14, 2014


Program Introduction

Importance of management in Business in the current world is enormous. Understanding theories and methodology behind a successful business management process would be a plus point in the corporate world today. In ASAS, we equip students with the knowledge of business management in Singapore and internationally.

Management studies apply across all industries. Students can seek careers as Administrators, Management Trainee, Sales Personnel, Manager, Team Leaders and Business Consultants.




Academic Requirements

  • Minimum 16 years old
  • 2 GCE ’O’ Level passes (minimum Grade C6) in any subjects, (OR)
  • Nitec, Higher Nitec or equivalent, (OR)
  • WSQ Certificate (any framework), (OR)
  • Mature Students (minimum 30 years old with 8 years of working experience)


Language Requirements

  • Language proficiency:
    • GCE O Level English C6 and above
    • or minimum IELTS 5.5
    • or PTEA 45
    • or WPLN level 5 in Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing


Course Commencement Dates

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Structure and Duration

  • 8 Modules
  • Minimum 12 months, Part-time
  • 2 evenings per week, 6.45pm – 9.15pm
  • Full-time study is not available


Assessment Methods

The following types of direct assessment methods are used as evaluation tools for each module:

  • Assignments (60%)
  • Exam (40%)

Assignments may consist of Multiple choice, True/False, Short answer questions and written assignment such as essays, Case Studies, Critical Reviews and Research Papers.

The exam is held within 1 to 4 weeks after the last lesson.


Delivery Method

Classroom based.


Graduation Requirements

  • Achieve a minimum 24 credits and earn at least a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0.
  • Students will be conferred Specialist Diploma in Business Management upon completion, awarded by Arium School of Arts & Sciences.


Course Fees

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Teaching Staff & Student-Teacher ratio

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Average Teacher-Student ratio is 1:49.


Program Subjects

Students must complete 1 core and 7 electives.

ASAS does not offer all the subjects listed below each semester or each year. Certain subjects may be offered on an alternate-year basis or as determined by demand. Check with our consultants on the availability of the subjects: https://asasedu.com/contact-us/



Student Contract

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ID Subject Title Credit Hours
1. Introduction to Sociology 3
2. General Psychology 3
3. Principles of Management 3
4. Principles of Marketing 3
5. Counseling 3
6. Microeconomics 3
7. Financial Accounting 3
8. Freshman Composition 1 (Core) 3
9. Macroeconomics 3
10. Managerial Accounting 3
11. Human Resource Management 3
12. Consumer Behaviour 3
13. Motivation 3
14. Theories of Personality 3
15. Stress Management  3
16. Organization Psychology 3
17. Social Psychology 3

Free Electives

ID Subject Title Credit Hours
1. Present Information 1.5
2. Write Reports 1.5
3. Project A Positive and Professional Image 0.5
4. Provide Go-The-Extra-Miles Service 0.5
5. Respond To Service Challenges 0.5

Course Plan

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