Camford International College

Introduction

Camford International College

About CIC

Camford International College, formerly known as Camford Business School, was established in the year 2000. Throughout these years, we have developed to be one of the leading Private Institutions which provides a lifelong learning experience in the professional fields of Business and Tourism and Hotel management


We have a pool of qualified and dedicated teachers who are trained and committed in delivering quality education to both local and international students.

It is a privilege for Camford International College to be accredited by the UK- based Accreditation Services for International Colleges (ASIC).

With the accreditation, Camford International College joins only 3 other Institutions in Singapore that have been granted the accreditation status.

OUR MISSION


“We seek to establish CIC as a leading educational provider in the region. Our commitment towards providing innovative yet, practical solutions ensures top quality products and services that will meet, if not exceed, the expectations, requirements and needs of our learners. We answer to your needs.

OUR PHILOSOPHY


“Our philosophy in the provision of services in the education industry is to foster a harmonious learning atmosphere for our learners; while maintaining the environment conducive for study. Learners are always welcome to express initiative and creativity in their work.

OUR COMMITMENT


Our courses are tailored through flexible learning periods and counseling hours for students from all walks of life. Full-time and part-time courses are made to meet students’ needs with different learning objectives. Our course fees are also reasonably priced and installment fee payments are available upon requested from budget conscious students.

Conducive Learning Environment


We have a well-stocked library for the use of all our students. The computer facility enables students to do online studies and researches.


Through our systematically structured learning programmes, our students will have a better understanding of the operations and development of a business enterprise. This will provide them with a strong foundation to their future further studies or career.


Our course structures and contents are not only able to meet the global market requirements but are also practical. Other than theories and principles, emphases are placed on developmental problems faced by business enterprises, which aim to improve analytical and problem solving skills and abilities. All these will empower our students to put in practice what they have learned and to transform them into productive use in their future undertakings.

CIC E-LEARNING

"Don't only dream you career............
................. make it come true with CIC E-learning"

Now everyone can get knowledge with CIC E-Learning.CIC E-Learning offers you the opportunity to plan your own career with your own choice of courses in your own time.

CIC is providing Education for the last 10 years and serves as a home of learning & sharing knowledge for students. CIC provides wide range of courses which suit different people's career hunger. Our professional counselors will prepare you to meet the client needs in the competitive world.

All you need is a computer & internet connection with basic computer knowledge to start your career with us.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Diploma

International Diploma in Business - Online

Online Part time 5 months August 2016 Singapore

This program gives a head-start in the exciting word of business. Students will learn the ropes of business management and how to be nimble to stay ahead in this global economy. There will be a strong global and entrepreneurial focus throughout the study, and will have hands-on experience with a host of programs designed to simulate real business environments and challenges. [+]

This program gives a head-start in the exciting word of business. Students will learn the ropes of business management and how to be nimble to stay ahead in this global economy. There will be a strong global and entrepreneurial focus throughout the study, and will have hands-on experience with a host of programs designed to simulate real business environments and challenges. The area of specialization will offer an added advantage for many positions. Depending on the specialization, students may find more jobs opening in business development, corporate ventures, corporate investments, marketing research, advertising, the management and/or development of human capital. Not only the theoretical learning, the students will be given the opportunities to apply skills and knowledge to work-related contexts, assignments and case studies. The curriculum of this programme requires the students to participate in the soft skill assessments activities for leadership, decision making skill, critical thinking skill, problem solving skill, presentation skill, initiative skill, time management, teamwork, communication skill, willingness to learn and selling skill through participation of case study discussion, classroom discussion, writing assignment, so that they can apply and reflect the soft skills in the learning process. Thus, on top of the academic qualification, integration of soft skills assessment will excel the students to achieve a successful career in a challenging world today. The students are required to complete a total of 4 modules: 1. Principles of Management: Module Aims This course has been developed to promote an understanding and describe the features and purposes of managers and management environment, explain the foundation of planning and decision making, Understand and describe the feature of organization design, Staffing and HRM, Managing change stress and innovation. Examine the influences of Leading in foundations of Group and Individual behavior, undertaking work teams, motivating and rewardingemployees, leadership and trusts and communication and inter personal skills. Explain the importance of controlling as in the foundations of controlling, and understanding operations management. Expected Learning Outcomes Upon completion of the course it is expected that students will be able to: 1. Understand and describe the features and purposes of managers and management environment 2. Understand and explain the foundation of planning and decision making 3. Understand and describe the feature of organization design, HRM, change, stress and innovation management 4. Examine the influences of leading 5. Explain the importance of controlling and understanding operations management 2. Human Resource Management: This course has been developed to promote an understanding and describe the features and purposes of Human Resource management, outlines defenses against discrimination allegations, explains how to design and develop an HR system that supports the company’s strategic goals. The uses of job analysis information and the methods of conducting a job analysis are detailed, tools for managing careers. It Explores issues, policies, and problems related to ethics, fair treatment, discipline and termination of employees, outlines some of the HR problems and issues involved with international businesses. Expected Learning Outcomes Upon completion of the course it is expected that students will be able to: 1.Explain what human resource management is and how it relates to the management process. 2. Cite the main features of at least five employment discrimination laws. 3. Define and discuss diversity management. 4. Outline the steps in the strategic management process 5. Discuss the nature of job analysis, including what it is and how it’s used. 6. Explain job analysis in a “jobless” world, including what it means and how it’s done in practice. 7. Describe the basic training process. 8. Describe the appraisal process. 9. Discuss the main retirement benefits. 10. Explain what is meant by ethical behavior at work. 11. Explain the basic facts about OSHA. 12. List the HR challenges of international business. 3. Principles of Marketing: This course has been developed to promote an understanding of key concepts of marketing management as it applies to today’s organizations. Students will be exposed to the different frameworks of studying marketing with its process and marketing management with environment and information for gaining customer value. Topics covered include the new product development, pricing products, and marketing channels, building customer relationship creating competitive advantage in global market and marketing ethics and social responsibility. Expected Learning Outcomes Upon completion of the course it is expected that students will be able to: 1. Explain marketing strategy partnering to build customer relationship. 2. Understanding the market place and consumers. 3. Designing a customer driven marketing strategy and Marketing mix. 4. understand marketing channels and delivering customer value 5. Explain sustainable marketing with social responsibility and Ethics. 6. Provide solution in creating competitive advantage. 4. Business Communication: This module has been developed to promote an understanding of key concepts of business communication as it applies to today’s organizations. Students will be exposed to the different frameworks of studying and understanding foundation of business communication and apply three step writing process for crafting brief message for reporting and oral presentation. Expected Learning Outcomes Upon completion of the course it is expected that students will be able to: 1.Explain the foundation of business communication. 2. Demonstrate and understanding the three step writing process. 3. Outline and apply crafting brief message in business communication. 4. Provide solutions by preparing formal and informal reports and oral presentation. 5. Demonstrate and understand writing employment message and interviewing for jobs. Completion: At the end of this course, the students will acquire basic business skills of running and managing a business. The students will be issued an International Diploma in Business Certificate after the completion of 4 modules. [-]

International Diploma in Business Administration– Online

Online Part time 5 months August 2016 Singapore

The International Diploma in Business Administration -Online provides a framework for developing the skills and knowledge needed for employment in the increasingly dynamic business environment. This course has been developed specifically for the international market, recognizing the growing importance of employees working across geographic and cultural borders. [+]

The International Diploma in Business Administration -Online provides a framework for developing the skills and knowledge needed for employment in the increasingly dynamic business environment. This course has been developed specifically for the international market, recognizing the growing importance of employees working across geographic and cultural borders. This Course aims to meet the needs of employers, employees and students, by assessing knowledge and competence in a range of Business areas through discussion and assignment. This course provides the students the knowledge, understanding and skills they need in order to become supervisors or managers in the real life. By giving the opportunities to link between the theoretical knowledge and the world of work, the students will achieve the skills require for workplace. The learners have to complete the following 4 modules to complete the course. 1. Finance & Accounting: This module has been developed to promote an understandingand describe the features and purposes of Finance & Accounting. It explains how to appreciate and understand the concepts of financial statement analysis, preparation of cash flows statement, accounting for liabilities and shareholder’s equity, acquisition of long term and short term assets, and the importance of corporate governance. Expected Learning Outcomes Upon completion of the course it is expected that students will be able to: 1. Describe what a business does and the various ways a business can be organized. 2. Classify business transactions as operating, investing, or financing activities. 3. Describe who uses accounting information and why accounting information is important to them. 4. Identify the elements and explain the purpose of the four basic financial statements and be able to use basic transaction analysis to prepare each statement-the income statement, the statement of changes in shareholders’ equity, the balance sheet, and the statement of cash flows. 5. Identify the elements of a real company’s financial statements. 6. Describe the risks associated with being in business and the part that ethics playsin business. 7. Define generally accepted accounting principles and explain why they are necessary. 8. Explain the objective of financial reporting and the qualities necessary to achievethis objective. 9. Identify the elements of the financial statements and describe their characteristics. 10. Define accrual accounting, explain how it differs from cash basis accounting, an identify examples of accrual accounting on actual financial statements. 11. Compute and explain the meaning of the current ratio. 12. Identify the risks and potential frauds related to financial accounting records, and explain the controls needed to ensure their accuracy. 13. Recognize and explain the components of net income. 14. Perform and interpret a horizontal analysis and a vertical analysis of financial statement information. 15. Perform a basic ratio analysis of a set of financial statements and explain what the ratios mean. 16. Recognize the risks of investing in stock and explain how to control those risks. 2. Organisational Behaviour: This module has been developed to promote an understanding of a field of study that investigates the impact that individuals, groups, and structure have on behaviour within organizations for the purpose of applying such knowledge toward improving an organization’s effectiveness. Students will be exposed to the study of what people do in an organization and how that behaviour affects the performance of the organization. Topics covered include the foundations of individual and group behaviour, communication, leadership, organization structure, human resources policies and practices, and organizational change and stress management. Expected Learning Outcomes Upon completion of the course it is expected that students will be able to: 1. Explain the concept and understanding of Organizational Behaviour 2. Demonstrate and understanding of the foundations of individual & group behaviour 3. The mechanics of what goes within a team 4. Functions of communication, its process, the direction and barriers to effective communication 5. Basic approaches to Leadership 6. Foundations of Organization Structure and its designs 7. Understanding Organizational Culture and its implications 8. Human Resource Policies and Practices 9. Organizational Change and Stress Management 3. Strategic Management This module has been developed to promote an understanding and describe the purposes of strategic management, Leading Strategically through Effective Vision and Mission, Examining the Internal Environment: Resources, Capabilities, and Activities, Understanding Alliances and Cooperative Strategies, Studying Mergers and Acquisitions. Expected Learning Outcomes Upon completion of the course it is expected that students will be able to: 1. Understand strategy and strategic leadership in dynamic times 2. Understand the internal and external environment of strategy 3. Explain and demonstrate business, corporate and global strategies 4. Demonstrate the different strategy vehicles for new direction 5. Implementation , new venture and government governance in dynamic context 4. Economics This module aims to provide students of economics with an Introduction to Economics, Key principles of economics, Identify tools for economic analysis, Elasticity of demand and supply, The Income Expenditure Model, The Market System: Choices Made by Households and Firms, Market Imperfections and the Role of Government, Concepts and Problems in Macroeconomics, The Core Macroeconomic Theory, The World Economy, International Trade and Public Policy. Expected Learning Outcomes Upon completion of the course it is expected that students will be able to: 1. Understanding Economics and Economy & applications 2. Understanding Demand, Supply & the market & applications 3. Understanding money and the Banking system and interest rates 4. Understanding monetary & fiscal policies & application 5. Understanding wages and the distribution of income 6. Understanding market failures and government policy 7. An overview of macroeconomics and the national economy 8. The causes of unemployment, inflation and the economic growth 9. The growth of international trade, balance of payments and exchange rates Completion: Upon successful completion of this course, the students will be issued with an International Diploma in Business Administration Certificate. [-]

Advanced Diploma

International Advanced Diploma in Business - Online

Online Part time 5 months August 2016 Singapore

This program provides critical knowledge and skills for individuals to manage business operations efficiently. The International Advanced Diploma in Business - Online also aims to develop students in their strategic thinking and approaches and analytical abilities which are essential for the new bleed of managers and executives. [+]

This program provides critical knowledge and skills for individuals to manage business operations efficiently. The International Advanced Diploma in Business - Online also aims to develop students in their strategic thinking and approaches and analytical abilities which are essential for the new bleed of managers and executives. This course covers some of the leadership knowledge and practical skills and extends the work-related focus and theories from the International Diploma in Business and Business Administration courses. Students would be able to identify and analyse business problems, formulate business plans and policies from a strategic perspective, and implement them effectively. In addition, the program cultivates a global perspective on how international business is conducted, creates and awareness of potential business opportunities, and the impact of globalization on management functions. International Advanced Diploma in Business -Online will give the students a head-start in business administration and management in today’s highly globalized economy. The International Advanced Diploma in Business -Online consists of 4 modules: 1. Operations Management 2. Marketing Management 3. Leadership 4. Business ProjectModule Synopses 1. Operations Management Module Aims: This course has been developed to promote an understanding of key concepts of quality management as it applies to today’s organizations. Students will be exposed to the different frameworks of studying operations management and production as organizational functions. Students will also learn strategic approaches to competitive advantage and global operations strategy options as well as what is total quality management in organizations. Topics covered include the survey of forecasting methods, production planning, inventory management, quality management, project management, supply chain management and JIT manufacturing. Expected Learning Outcomes Upon completion of the course it is expected that students will be able to: 1. Explain the importance of operations management in terms of international competitiveness; 2. Demonstrate and understanding of the critical functions of operations managers and the integration with marketing and financial functions; 3. Outline and apply three traditional ways of viewing POQ: systems; organization function; strategic, operating, and control decision-making 4. Demonstrate a critical understanding of production and operations management in both services and manufacturing; 5. Provide solutions to common problems facedby operations managers. 2. Marketing Management Module Aims: This course has been developed to promote an understanding and describes the features and purposes of marketing management and application of marketing principles in organisations. The students will be exposed to the different framework of studying marketing management capturing insights connecting consumers. A deeper understanding of organization’s links with customers requires some knowledge of marketing principles and learners will be able to understand how marketing principles are important in the achievement of organization’s marketing plans. Having an understanding of marketing principles will help the learners to identify potential customers, place and price their products. This module enables the learners to identify future promotional opportunities. Learners will gain an understanding of marketing principles and strategies that can help managers to achieve marketing and organisational goals in today’s consumer driven markets, where consumer wants are the drivers of all strategic marketing decisions. Topics covered include the building strong brands, shaping the market offerings, delivering & communicating value, and creating successful long term growth. Expected Learning Outcomes Upon completion of the course it is expected that students will be able to: 1. Explain the importance of marketing management by capturing marketing insights 2. Demonstrate and understanding the Connection with customers and building strong brand 3. Demonstrate a critical understanding of shaping the market offerings and delivering valueby communication value 4. Provide solutions to common problems faced by marketing managers by creating successful long term growth 5. Understand markets, market demand and the marketing environment 6. Be able to develop strategies for implementing marketing proposals and develop pricing strategies and programs 3. Leadership Module Aims: This course has been developed to promote an understanding and development of key concepts of leadership at a non-strategic level within a changing work environment. Students will understand the controversy about differences between leadership and management. This module will help the students to understand the personal and professional skills needed for effective management and leadership. Students will learn perspectives on effective leadership behaviour. Topics covered include the Nature of Leadership, Managerial Traits and Skills, the Natures of Managerial Works, Perspective on Effective Leadership Behavior, Participative Leadership, Delegation and Empowerment, Early Contingency Theories of Effective Leadership, Power and Influence, Dyadic Relations, Attributions, and Followership, Charismatic and Transformational Leadership, Leading Change in Organizations, Ethical, Servant, Spiritual, and Authentic Leadership, Strategic Leadership by Top Executives, Developing Leadership Skills, Gender, Diversity, and Cross-cultural Leadership and Overview and Integration Leadership in Teams and Decisions Groups Expected Learning Outcomes 1. Understand the link between leadership and management 2. Understand the different leadership styles 3. Understand the theories of effective leadership 4. Be able to apply and integrate the theory in organisatioanl context 4. Business Project Module Aims: This is a project base module while a student is tasked to write a comprehensive business plan. Students will learn the foundations of entrepreneurship and how to make the ideas to reality. Students will learn to examine issues associated with business planning and design a competitive business model andbuilding a solid strategic plan through a feasibility analysis and crafting a winning business plan. Students will know the importance of marketing and financial considerations in building the business plan. They will have a chance to learn different forms of business ownership. The topic covers include the challenge of entrepreneurship, beginning considerations for building the business plan, marketing and financial considerations, putting the business plan to work. Expected Learning Outcomes 1. Demonstrate the ability to provide a self-analysis in the context of an entrepreneurial career 2. Demonstrate the ability to find an attractive market that can be reached economically 3. Be able to create appropriate a business model 4. Be able to plan strategiesfor pricing, manage cash flow, marketing and financial aspects 5. Understand why going global has become an important part of small companies’ business strategies 6. Develop a well-presented business plan [-]