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A diploma in business is a door-opener in the highly competitive world of business. Earning a diploma will enable students to acquire foundational skills and basic knowledge related to the field of business over one to two years of study.

 

What is a Diploma in Business? A diploma in business is a first step for students to pursue careers and hold positions in the dynamic and fast-paced field of business. Students will likely take courses in core curriculum areas such as basic economics, accounting, administrative duties, managerial processes, and entrepreneurship. Students may further specialize in their areas of study, depending upon which institution of higher education is offering the program, or may choose to keep their areas of study to business in general.

 

A diploma in business will equip students with the knowledge of foundational business practices and administrative skills that they will need in the real world of business. A student may seek a position or start his or her own business after graduation. After a diploma is earned, an individual can also look into the transfer credits towards a bachelor’s or master’s degree. Pursuing a diploma in business often helps bridge a potential gap between secondary schooling, university training, or graduate school.  

 

The cost to earn a diploma in business will vary depending upon the institution and the duration of study. Prospective students should research a school’s program thoroughly, keeping in mind their long-term career goals.

 

With a diploma in business, graduates can gain entry-level positions in a wide variety of business-related areas. Students may choose to become bookkeepers, financial analysts, administrative professionals or even entrepreneurs. From there, graduates may be promoted to management positions and advance as far up the corporate ladder as their aspirations will take them.

 

Students can earn a diploma in business from a multitude of nationally-recognized and international institutions of higher learning. Online classes will appeal to those who need a flexible schedule. To learn more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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BTEC Level 4 and 5 Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business Studies

Regent's International College
Campus Full time 2 years June 2018 Thailand Bangkok

Level 5 Higher National Diplomas (HND) are widely recognized by international universities and professional bodies. [+]

Best Diploma Programs in Business 2017/2018. Opening doors to a brilliant career BTEC (British Technology Education Council) qualifications have been part of the mainstream educational field for over 25 years offering skills and knowledge to learners from all ages and abilities around the world. Through RIC these programmes are now also available in Thailand. BTEC qualifications provide a practical, real-world approach to learning without sacrificing any essential theory. Students can get those skills required to either move onto higher education or enter the work environment. How BTEC can open the right doors to your future career Figures released by Edexcel show that: 85% of learners have progressed to further studies expect to derive long-term, career-related benefits from their BTEC. 79% of learners who progressed to work consider the BTEC one of the stepping stones towards their dream job. BTEC qualifications (Level 3) can be taken as well as, or in place of IGCSEs and A levels, and alongside Diplomas in schools and colleges. They are valued by colleges, universities, employers and professional bodies across the United Kingdom and recognized throughout over 80 countries worldwide. BTEC Level 4 and 5 Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business Studies are widely recognized by international universities and professional bodies. After a period of two years study, students can progress to the final year of a degree programme in the UK or the 3rd year of other overseas destinations, where the degree programme is likely four years long. Learners who successfully complete a BTEC Higher... [-]

Business Diploma (undergraduate program)

West Pomeranian Business School
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Poland Szczecin

Business Diploma is a 1-year (2 semesters) program to develop competences in the fields of negotiations, advising, project management and intercultural communication. [+]

Business Diploma (undergraduate program) Business Diploma is a 1-year (2 semesters) program to develop competences in the fields of negotiations, advising, project management and intercultural communication. The program structure covers the idea of “learning by doing” which puts an emphasis on implementing the knowledge into practice, critical thinking and problem solving. Business Diploma graduates are eligible to join the third semester of the Bachelor program in International Business and complete the Bachelor program after additional four semesters. English proficiency All classes at International Business Studies are carried out in English. Therefore, in addition to meeting all requirements for admission, a non-native speaker of English must demonstrate satisfactory English Language proficiency. Therefore, each English proficiency certificate that a potential candidate possess will be an advantage in the admission process. However, no English language proficiency tests are required for the admission process. Fluency in English is in fact a prerequisite for a successful admission at the West Pomeranian Business School. However, our potential students should feel no worries because the WPBS provides free courses in both English and Polish languages to develop language skills. [-]

Access to Business Studies

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Full time 35 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London

Our Access to Business Studies Diploma is an established and recognised route into university which has been running at Kensington and Chelsea College for twenty years. In the past students have gone on to study degrees in Management, [+]

Best Diploma Programs in Business 2017/2018. Business and Management skills are essential for people working in all sectors. Whether you wish to find your first job, gain professional development in your current role, or take the next step in your career, we provide the know-how you need. Courses have a strong employability focus, giving you an opportunity to learn new skills and share ideas. Course Overview Our Access to Business Studies Diploma is an established and recognised route into university which has been running at Kensington and Chelsea College for twenty years. In the past students have gone on to study degrees in Management, Accounting and Finance, Administration, International Business, Music and Sport Management and other related areas., Students have successfully progressed on to high-ranking Universities throughout the United Kingdom, such as: King’s College London, The London School of Economics, Brunel, Exeter, Queen Mary, Manchester and City. We also have a close relationship with the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and Birkbeck. You will study modules in Study Skills, Accounts, European Studies and Business Organisation. ICT is integrated into all areas of the diploma. You will receive extensive support throughout the course, including guidance around all aspects of your University application. To study on the Diploma you will need very good English and Maths. If you do not have GCSE A – C (or equivalent) in maths you will have to take this alongside the course. This course involves a lot of private study time alongside the three... [-]

Business Foundation programme

Emirates Aviation University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The Business Foundation programme will provide learners with foundation knowledge and skills to prepare them for the three year applied bachelor business programmes. [+]

Business Foundation programme The Business Foundation programme will provide learners with foundation knowledge and skills to prepare them for the three year applied bachelor business programmes. You will gain understanding of how a business operates and what makes it successful. You will study a variety of subjects such as accounting, business law, economic environment, finance, and marketing. Why enrol on this programme? Learners will be introduced to principles of business using case studies and project work based on real world business scenarios. Emirates Aviation University (EAU) incorporates industry visits and field trips into the learning process to provide a holistic vocational context. Overall the emphasis is on practical knowledge and personalized learning. Accreditation The Business Foundation (Diploma) is conferred by BTEC Pearson, UK. Career prospects Successful completion of the Business Foundation (Diploma) qualification will enable you to progress to an applied bachelor program in a relevant field of study. Course outline A typical one-year study plan Mode of delivery This programme is offered on a full-time semester basis. Duration One year. [-]

Diploma of Higher Education (Business Studies)

James Cook University Singapore
Campus Full time 8 months November 2017 Singapore

This program provides a suitable pathway to students with lower level year 12 qualifications or its equivalent into our Bachelor of IT Program. This program is equivalent to the first 8 subjects of our Degree Program. [+]

Best Diploma Programs in Business 2017/2018. Students with Year 12, GCE 'A' Level or its equivalent who do not meet direct entry to a degree program are eligible to pursue this qualification. Students in this course will be given a tailored program within the allocated study period to acquire the necessary skills needed to progress to an undergraduate degree program. The Diploma of Higher Education (Business Studies) will also provide an exit point for early graduates who wish to undertake advanced skills or paraprofessional work in the industry. Upon completion, students are given advanced standing of 8 subjects into the Bachelor of Business Program. Subjects Students are required to complete 8 subjects (24 credit points) Developing Academic Skills (Core) Learning in a Digital Environment (Core) Essential Maths Managing Consumer Markets Business, Environment and Society in the Tropics Contemporary Business Communications Economics for Sustainable Business/li> Accounting for Decision Making Tuition Fees Domestic* S$17,120 International S$17,976 *Fees apply to all Singapore residents (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and all pass holders excluding Student's Pass).Note: All course fees include prevailing 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST) [-]

Level 5 Diploma in Business

Whitefield Business School
Campus Full time Part time 18 months August 2018 Mauritius Quatre Bornes + 1 more

With this course, the student will study a balance of academic and vocational subjects in order to provide the necessary knowledge and skills required to play a significant role in a business organisation. [+]

With this course, the student will study a balance of academic and vocational subjects in order to provide the necessary knowledge and skills required to play a significant role in a business organisation. Entry Requirements NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Business (QCF) (L4DB) OR NCC Education International Diploma in Business (IDB) OR A local or international qualification which is deemed to be of a similar level to the NCC Education L4DB qualification. Duration 18 months Mode of Study Part Time / Full Time Course Structure Advanced Business Mathematics Business Economics Marketing in Business Human Resources in Business Understanding Consumer Behaviour Principles of Business Operations Financial Management Information Systems and Organisations [-]

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 6)

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
Campus or Online Full time Part time 2 years March 2018 New Zealand Tauranga + 1 more

Making connections is a vital part of any business, which is why it makes sense to study in the community you want to work in. [+]

Best Diploma Programs in Business 2017/2018. Making connections is a vital part of any business, which is why it makes sense to study in the community you want to work in. It’s also a good idea to keep your options open. These Diplomas are respected stand-alone qualifications, but also serve as stepping stones towards a range of University of Waikato business degrees which can be completed right here in Tauranga. We offer award-winning tutors, interesting course options and a convenient CBD location. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to work with local businesses, making key contacts which will help open the right doors when you graduate. If you have a business mind you’ll know that time is money and you’ll want to make a wise investment. Our staff will meet you during the enrolment process to help choose the right path to achieve your goals. Key points: ‘Real world’ assignments and award-winning tutors Flexible study options to suit your needs Make vital contacts with local business leaders Pathway straight into a degree without leaving the Bay Level 6 – Two Years The New Zealand Diploma in Business (NZDipBus) offers further opportunities for students to study accounting, commercial law, economics, organisational management, marketing, computing and communication. Level 6 students can then specialise in accounting, marketing, finance, tourism, public relations or strategic management. Success in these specialisations allows students to cross- credit straight into one of the three University of Waikato business degrees that are offered in Tauranga – local residents who want... [-]

Extended Diploma in Business (Level 3 BTEC 2 Year)

Cardiff and Vale College
Campus Full time 34 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom Cardiff

The BTEC Extended Diploma in Business is a practical, work-related qualification. The Extended Diploma is equivalent to three A levels. Students learn by completing projects and assignments that are based upon realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. [+]

Qualifications: EDEXCEL Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Business Course overview: The BTEC Extended Diploma in Business is a practical, work-related qualification. The Extended Diploma is equivalent to three A levels. Students learn by completing projects and assignments that are based upon realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. The first year is made up of 9 units: Exploring Business Activity Investigating Business Resources Introduction to Marketing Effective People, Communication and Information Creative Product Promotion Exploring Team Development Introduction to Accounts Recruitment & Selection Business Economic Environment Essential Skills in Communications & Literacy In the second year a further 9 units will be studied. Career Ready When you have chosen your course we highly recommend you register to the Career Ready programme. This is a programme that runs alongside your course to ensure a transformational journey. The programme will help to provide you to enter the world of work or university with confidence, skills and professional networks needed to fulfil their potential. We will provide you with a mentor, workplace visits, master classes and work based experiences which can may include an internship. All of which will work together and build on their studies to help them to develop the skills and confidence they need to succeed in their future careers. If you have the determination to succeed and want to stand out from the crowd and be successful Join Career Ready. Please contact Tracy Bird, Career Ready Co-ordinator tbird@cavc.ac.uk for further information. Entry requirements: Interview Qualifications Five GCSE(s) at grades... [-]

International Diploma in Business Computing

Genetic Computer School
Campus Full time Part time 12 months August 2018 Singapore

International Diploma in Business Computing qualification is designed to provide you the knowledge and skills in combination of business and computing fields, focusing on advising businesses in implementing the right systems and software to meet their business objectives. [+]

Best Diploma Programs in Business 2017/2018. International Diploma in Business Computing qualification is designed to provide you the knowledge and skills in combination of business and computing fields, focusing on advising businesses in implementing the right systems and software to meet their business objectives. Modules: C1104 - Mathematics for Computing This module is designed to introduce the students with fundamental concept of Mathematics used in computing. The module will cover number systems, set theories, mathematical inductions, algebra and calculus and probability. C1105 - Programming – Algorithms and Data Structure This module is designed to introduce students with Java programming language and concept of object oriented programming. Students will learn about importance of data structures and associated algorithms to work with abstract data types. C2104 - Web and Multimedia Design This module is designed to provide the students with hands-on experience of developing a multimedia web site using industrial standard development tools, such as Dreamweaver, Photoshop and Flash. Student will be learning how to integrate Photoshop images and Flash movies, audios and videos into a web site. C2202 - Database Design and Implementation This module is designed to provide students with concept of relational models and to be able to design a proper database using appropriate tools. B2203 - Business Communications This module lets students study the principles of effective written and oral business communications. Emphasis is placed on the composition and formatting of business correspondence, including good/routine news, bad news, and persuasive messages. B2201 - Business Accounting This module is... [-]

Higher Diploma in Business Studies

TMC Academy
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 28 months November 2017 Singapore

The main aim is to provide the students with the necessary theoretical knowledge and the practical aspects to meet career opportunities in the commercial, manufacturing, financial and service sectors of the economy. This course consists of an Industrial Attachment module, to allow students to learn from practical experience in the relevant industry. [+]

The main aim is to provide the students with the necessary theoretical knowledge and the practical aspects to meet career opportunities in the commercial, manufacturing, financial and service sectors of the economy. This course consists of an Industrial Attachment module, to allow students to learn from practical experience in the relevant industry. Higher Diploma in Business Studies Aims of this course To impart appropriate skills in problem solving and enterprise. To learn and apply the functions of business and their relatedness. To analyse the internal and external environment in which business operate. To enhance students’ knowledge and competency to proceed to the final year degree programme in Business, Management or other relevant disciplines. Course Rationale: To produce professionals who are well rounded in the discipline of business with personal qualities to successfully manage a business. This would consist of cross discipline modules. **Industrial Attachment (IA) Paid internship; if the IA cannot be completed due to unsuccessful placement, students will study two additional modules as below: Introduction to Management Business Communications and ICT Course assessment Assessment of the modules includes examinations, assignments, projects, presentations, class tests, and/or practical tests. Mode of Delivery Lectures, tutorials and independent learning are employed. To make sure that students have a clear understanding of the concepts, tutorials are used to re-emphasize the key areas. Independent learning involves pupils taking the initiative in recognizing learning requirements and undertaking activities to meet them. These activities could take the form of research, tutorial exercises, review questions and coursework. Modules... [-]

Diploma of Business

Eynesbury
Campus Full time 8 - 12 months October 2017 Australia Adelaide

The Diploma of Business introduces students to the fundamental knowledge required to successfully undertake a key range of business undergraduate degree programs at the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia. [+]

Best Diploma Programs in Business 2017/2018. Diploma of Business @ a glance What? The Diploma of Business introduces students to the fundamental knowledge required to successfully undertake a key range of business undergraduate degree programs at the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia. Why? Smaller classes to allow more individual attention from your teacher. Additional academic support is provided through extra contact time with tutors and extra tutorials in mathematics and English language. Fast track your studies (complete within 8 or 12 months) 3 possible start dates – February, June and October. How? Contact us with any questions through the 'Ask a question' button above. Click 'Enrol today' to send through your application, or Click the 'Our Representatives' button below to find details of someone in your country who can help you apply. Entry into 1st year with credit exemption The University of Adelaide Bachelor of Economics Bachelor of Finance Bachelor of Finance (International) Entry into 2nd year of The University of Adelaide Bachelor of Commerce Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) Bachelor of Commerce (Corporate Finance) Bachelor of Commerce (International Business) Bachelor of Commerce (Management) Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) The University of South Australia Bachelor of Applied Finance Bachelor of Business (International Business, Finance, and Trade) Bachelor of Business (Management of Information Technology) Bachelor of Business (Property) Bachelor of Business Administration (Specialisation) Bachelor of Commerce Bachelor of Management Bachelor of Management (Human Resource Management) Bachelor of Management (Marketing) Bachelor of Management (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) Bachelor of... [-]

Diploma in Business Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The IED Diploma in Business Design is conceived as an educational response to the new needs that design-oriented companies, consultancy firms, communication agencies and design studios have when they look for professionals who are able to combine creativity, management capacity and entrepreneurial attitude to reposition or develop new brands, products and services. [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH The IED Diploma in Business Design is conceived as an educational response to the new needs that design-oriented companies, consultancy firms, communication agencies and design studios have when they look for professionals who are able to combine creativity, management capacity and entrepreneurial attitude to reposition or develop new brands, products and services. Professional outcomes: Entrepreneur,, Brand consultant, Communication Strategist, Advertising Manager, Innovation Manager, New Business Developer, Customer Experience, Manager Corporate Communications, PR Manager, Product Developer, etc. Description The IED Diploma in Business Design offers an educational path that teaches students how to develop skills in writing and articulation, communication and presentations, negotiations and sale, self-awareness and impact, as well as capacity for collaboration. The key work tools are research, conceptual development, visualisation and prototyping of ideas and projects presentation. This course blends creativity, business and communication, in order to teach future creative professionals how to develop, coordinate and implement ethnographical market and consumer research to generate insights, brand and product innovation as well as business design, communication strategies and event design. The first year of this course is focused on acquiring the fundamentals of design, creative economy, project culture and methodology. Students learn to comprehend the influence that art has in business, the relevance of research, communication, public relations, and event and management design by means of visual communication. The second year involves usage of tools and techniques to develop elaborated projects with companies and offer effective and pragmatic solutions, as well as deepening... [-]

Diploma of Business

Australian College of Applied Education
Campus Full time Part time 6 months January 2018 Australia Perth + 1 more

The Diploma of Business is a well balanced program incorporating theoretical knowledge and practical business skills that allows students to develop for a wide range of business functions and enterprises. This qualification is suited to students with some prior levels of business experience who would like to further develop their careers and employment opportunities in a management capacity. [+]

Best Diploma Programs in Business 2017/2018. 6 Months Full Time; Part time courses also available This comprehensive program provides broad-based business knowledge and skills, particularly in the areas of business operations, e-marketing, human resource management and project and risk management. The Diploma of Business is a well balanced program incorporating theoretical knowledge and practical business skills that allows students to develop for a wide range of business functions and enterprises. This qualification is suited to students with some prior levels of business experience who would like to further develop their careers and employment opportunities in a management capacity. A key component of the Diploma of Business is that all students will undertake 12 industry work placement shifts in a business enterprise as part of this course. Pathways to a Higher Degree Successful completion of the four subjects in the Diploma of Business will result in a four unit credit for the Bachelor of Business at the Australian School of Management, if completed in conjuction with the Certificate IV in Business. Course Subjects BSB50215 DIP0040: Management Principles BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement DIP0041: Human Resource Management BSBHRM501 Manage human resources services BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes DIP0042: Project & Risk Management BSBRSK501 Manage risk BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability DIP0043: Electronic Marketing BSBEBU501 Investigate and design e-business solutions BSBMKG510 Plan e-marketing communications Award Rules Award Requirements To be eligible for the Diploma in Business, a candidate shall complete all of the four (4)... [-]

Diploma in Business

Sault College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Canada Sault Sainte Marie

Our Business program specializes in providing you with the best education possible in the competitive world of business. Sault College`s unique geographic location, bordering the United States, allows us the opportunity to provide a global perspective to the important study of business. [+]

Business (2035) 2 Years - 4 Semesters Ontario College Diploma Sault College`s Business program has ranked higher than the provincial program average in student satisfaction over the past two years, making it an excellent investment in your future career. In 2014, the program received 100% satisfaction from our grads. Our Business program specializes in providing you with the best education possible in the competitive world of business. Sault College`s unique geographic location, bordering the United States, allows us the opportunity to provide a global perspective to the important study of business. Our well-respected instructors, guest speakers, and curriculum integrate the use of current technologies and innovative software in a simulation of the real world of business, giving you the edge you need to succeed. You can rest assured that the Business program will provide you with a unique set of skills that are in increasing demand and highly regarded by the business community. At Sault College, preparing you for a successful career is Our Business. If you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and currently unemployed, you may qualify for second career funding for this program! To learn more about your options and how to get started, contact us at studentrecruitment@saultcollege.ca. NEW for 2016 - Collaborative learning using a common curriculum across a shared platform between all six northern Ontario colleges! When enrolled in our (2035) business program, you will use curriculum developed jointly by faculty and deans of six northern colleges that meets the Ministry of Training, Colleges... [-]

Diploma in Business Internship

CDI College
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Toronto Ajax

Students get comprehensive business training and relevant field experience in the Business Internship program at CDI College. Areas of study include communication, ethics, marketing [+]

Best Diploma Programs in Business 2017/2018. Students get comprehensive business training and relevant field experience in the Business Internship program at CDI College. Areas of study include communication, ethics, marketing, economics, accounting and more. Students also learn standard industry software for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, accounting and more. This two-year program is ideal for students with little to no business experience or for international students who wish to learn more about Canadian business practices. The unpaid internship will allow students to explore a career field such as finance, management, sales or marketing. [-]