Diploma in Business

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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 Course Studies in Business 2017. 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... [-]

Diploma in International Business

Optima International College
Online & Campus Combined Full time 2 years January 2018 Malaysia Selangor

Optima’s Diploma in International Business is specially designed in response to the ever growing globalization process and the rapid advancement of technology in the international context. This course will introduce you to a solid foundation towards a career in international commerce or business; the programme aims to develop skills required to make an assessment of the economic environment of companies and their strategies within the context of national and international environments. [+]

Optima’s Diploma in International Business is specially designed in response to the ever growing globalization process and the rapid advancement of technology in the international context. This course will introduce you to a solid foundation towards a career in international commerce or business; the programme aims to develop skills required to make an assessment of the economic environment of companies and their strategies within the context of national and international environments. This programme focuses on the various strategies involved in management and international business. Upon completion of this programme, you will be equipped with the skills to operate and develop, as well as to deal with the challenges of managing a global business. This includes human resource issues, marketing challenges, strategic management and how to use statistics and also how to incorporate information technology for business decision making. This programme is also designed for working adults who are looking to take their business careers to the next level. Upon graduation, students will be able to start their careers in the operational, frontline, middle management and supervisory roles of any business and commercial venture; they can also further their studies for higher degrees at our local and international partner universities. Subject Summary Year 1, Semester 1 English for Business Management Principles Principles of Marketing Principles of Global Business Economics Business Accounting I Year 1, Semester 2 Business Accounting II IT Applications Organisational Behaviour Malaysian Economy Global Marketing Consumer Behaviour Year 1, Semester 3 MPU Subjects Year 2, Semester 1 Leadership and... [-]

Business Management & Co-op Diploma

Canadian College
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2017 Canada Vancouver

This program is designed for students looking for a business career in Canada. The coursework lays an excellent foundation for further studies, and the nine months (720 hours) Co-op provides valuable business work experience as well as contributes to immigration points. [+]

Best Course Studies in Business 2017. This program is designed for students looking for a business career in Canada. The coursework lays an excellent foundation for further studies, and the nine months (720 hours) Co-op provides valuable business work experience as well as contributes to immigration points. Details 78 Weeks (1440 Hours, 18 Months) Students who complete the Business Management Diploma Co-op will receive: Canadian College Business Management Diploma Co-op 9 months work experience Co-op Training The BMD Co-op is an integral component of the Business Management Diploma program as it provides students with essential real-world work experience in a Canadian English speaking business environment. The Co-op is designed to provide the students with three semesters (720 hours) of Co-op/Work. The Business Management Diploma program with Co-op schedule is designed to provide the students with two semesters (480 hours) of solid studies in their initial entry to the college. These first two semesters will effectively arm them with soft skill tools necessary for a quality three semesters (720 hours) Co-op with a Canadian organization. Completing the entire three semesters Co-op (720 hours) will allow the students to return to the college for the final semester (240 hours) of study. This will prepare the students to graduate, receive their diplomas and return to their home countries armed with the necessary tools and training they need for their future careers. As students return to their home country, the combination of a Western Canadian Diploma and Co-op is not only a competitive advantage... [-]

Diploma in Business Management (Awarded by Management Development Institute of Singapore)

Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)
Campus Full time Part time 7 - 9 months August 2017 Singapore

The Diploma in Business Management is designed to impart comprehensive managerial skills and knowledge to participants and equip them with an understanding of business operations in a changing business environment. The programme is designed for individuals who have assumed or will assume middle management status, and wish to obtain formal training in Business Management for further advancement in... [+]

The Diploma in Business Management is designed to impart comprehensive managerial skills and knowledge to participants and equip them with an understanding of business operations in a changing business environment. The programme is designed for individuals who have assumed or will assume middle management status, and wish to obtain formal training in Business Management for further advancement in their career and academic pursuits. Assessment Methods Each course is assessed by written assignments and examination. Modules are taught in a face-to-face manner. Graduation Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded with the Diploma in Business Management awarded by MDIS. Principles of Business Management (II) Business Accounting and Finance Principles of Marketing and Production Management Organisational Behaviour Principles of Economics Business Statistics Business Law Fundamentals of Information Technology Entry Requirements Interested applicants must possess ONE of the following entrance requirements: Obtained at least a Grade C6 in any 5 GCE 'O' level subjects Higher NITEC Obtained at least 1 Grade E GCE 'A' level subject or at least 1 Grade C6 GCE 'AO' (H1) level subject. Applicants must be of age 16 and above. Applicants who are unable to meet the minimum admission requirements may enrol for the Diploma in Business Management incorporating Professional Certificate in Business Management. [-]

Access to Business Studies Diploma

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, Accounting and Finance, Administration, International Business, Music and Sport Management and other related areas... [+]

Best Course Studies in Business 2017. 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 days in college so you must be committed and serious about studying at advanced level. Students interested in the Diploma will be invited for an assessment in written English and maths as well attend an interview to discuss their suitability. You will also be expected to supply a reference. Students must be 19 or over. This is a hugely rewarding... [-]

International Diploma in Business Computing

Genetic Computer School
Campus Full time Part time 12 months August 2017 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. [+]

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 designed to equip students the fundamental... [-]

Extended Diploma (Certificate 4) in Business

Emirates Aviation University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The Extended Diploma (Certificate 4) in Business provides learners with foundation knowledge and skills to prepare them for employment or further study in business. [+]

Best Course Studies in Business 2017. Extended Diploma (Certificate 4) in Business The Extended Diploma (Certificate 4) in Business provides learners with foundation knowledge and skills to prepare them for employment or further study in business. 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, marketing, organizational behaviour and human resource management. This is a High School equivalent vocational qualification, ideal for learners aged 16 years plus who want an alternative learning environment to High School. 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 Extended Diploma (Certificate 4) in Business is a dual award programme conferred by Emirates Aviation University and BTEC Pearson, UK. The EAU award is recognised by the National Qualifications Authority (NQA) in the UAE. Career prospects When you graduate you will be qualified for employment in private or public sector organizations in an administrative business role. Successful completion of the Extended Diploma (Certificate 4) in Business qualification will also enable you to progress to an applied bachelor programme in a relevant field of study. Course outline A typical two-year study plan Mode of delivery This programme is... [-]

Honours Business Administration Diploma

triOS College
Campus Full time 52 - 60 weeks September 2017 Canada Mississauga Windsor Toronto Scarborough Oshawa London Kitchener Hamilton Brampton + 8 more

This program is designed to expose the student to the most relevant aspects of business management and administration, while providing all the tools required for a career in business. [+]

This program is designed to expose the student to the most relevant aspects of business management and administration, while providing all the tools required for a career in business. The Honours Business Administration program covers the key areas of financial accounting, business application software, and in the implementation and operation of a computerized accounting system. You will learn how to apply management techniques, understand economic factors that drive business, read and prepare financial statements, develop a business plan, and much more. Students receive: Training on the latest software applications required by employers Real-world work experience including an 8 week Internship Free Microsoft Office Professional Plus, DreamSpark Standard and Office 8 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES The Honours Business Administration program will qualify graduates to pursue positions such as Office Manager, Marketing, Accounting and Payroll Administrator, Business Applications Specialist, Human Resources Assistant, and Executive Office Assistant. EMPLOYERS THAT HIRE TD Bank - Operations Hydro One Canada Revenue Agency Ontario Ministry of Health Sun Media Corporation Manulife and many more ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS High School Graduation Diploma or Mature Student Status (18 years of age and academic achievement assessment passed). In addition, an entrance assessment must be successfully passed. [-]

Diploma of Accounting

Kangan Institute
Campus Full time 6 months January 2018 Australia Melbourne

The duration of the Diploma of Accounting is typically six months (full-time). However, students completing the Certificate IV (091922D) in Accounting prior to the diploma qualification would normally take one year to complete both qualifications. [+]

Best Course Studies in Business 2017. The duration of the Diploma of Accounting is typically six months (full-time). However, students completing the Certificate IV (091922D) in Accounting prior to the diploma qualification would normally take one year to complete both qualifications. The course provides training in accounting procedures to assist senior accountants or undertake duties requiring the services of a professional accountant. Students will gain broad-based skills and knowledge in accounting specialisations, including corporate financial accounting, financial management, cost and management accounting, accounting systems and internal controls, and taxation. The diploma consists of a minimum of nine units and students will typically attend classes at least four days per week with approximately 20 to 25 hours of class participation. Classes may be scheduled any time between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday. The course includes lectures, classroom based teaching, practical demonstrations, self-paced learning, class discussions and field trips. Assessment includes periodic tests, assignments (both group and individual), classroom presentations, group work and observation. Units Major study areas Accounting information systems Management accounting Auditing Banking and finance Budgeting Financial management Business computer applications Business law Corporate accounting Business mathematics Taxation Workplace relationships Prerequisites Academic: Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher English language: Academic IELTS 5.5 overall no band less than 5.0 or recognised equivalency Dates February and July intake Career pathways Assistant accountant (financial/costing) Professional bookkeeper [-]

Diploma in Business – International Business

Suzhou Centennial College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 China Suzhou

This program provides general foundational business knowledge as well as specialized international business training. The first two semesters of International Business courses cover key concepts needed to build a successful business career. The final two semesters feature specific international business courses, ensuring that you meet industry demands. [+]

Credential: Diploma Program Length: 2 years/ 4 semesters After just two years in the Centennial College International Business program, you will be prepared for the global workplace. This program provides general foundational business knowledge as well as specialized international business training. The first two semesters of International Business courses cover key concepts needed to build a successful business career. The final two semesters feature specific international business courses, ensuring that you meet industry demands. These intensive business courses cover topics such as processing customs compliance documents, assisting in the transportation of goods to and from locations throughout the world and taking on a support role in the marketing and sale of Canadian goods in the global marketplace. Program Highlights - The International Business program is tailored so you can leverage your potential in the global business world. - This offering enables you to emerge as an innovative problem solver and decision maker, with strong analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to plan and prioritize while working successfully in a team. - Courses employ a combination of theory and hands-on learning to ensure that once you successfully complete the program, you are ready for the global workforce. Articulation Agreements Qualified graduates may be eligible to participate in pathway programs with partnering institutions. These pathway programs allow students to receive degree credit for learning obtained at Centennial College. Our partners include: Royal Roads University - Bachelor of Commerce – Entrepreneurial Management - Bachelor of Business Administration in Sustainability and International... [-]

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. [+]

Best Course Studies in Business 2017. 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. [-]

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... [-]

Higher Diploma in Business Studies with Human Resource Management

TMC Academy
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 28 months September 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. [+]

Best Course Studies in Business 2017. 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. Course aims: To enhance students’ awareness and address the critical issues in Human Resource Management (HRM). To develop critical awareness of basic HRM functions in the International economy. To equip students with sound knowledge and competency to proceed to the final year degree programme in Human Resource Management or other relevant disciplines in some universities. The rationale of this course is to produce professionals who are well rounded and competent in Business with particular orientation towards Human Resource Management. **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 Marketing for Managers Accounting Statistical... [-]

Level 5 Diploma in Business

Whitefield Business School
Campus Full time Part time 18 months August 2017 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 [-]

International Diploma in Business Management & Administration

Universal Business Academy
Campus or Online Part time 10 - 12 months Open Enrollment Malaysia Johor Bahru

Designed to train existing, new and future managers to establish and run PROFITABLE BUSINESSES IN COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY [+]

Best Course Studies in Business 2017. Success in business today depends on more than just the ability to produce and/or sell products. A modern business manager or administrator must also be proficient in managing finance, accounts, human resource, purchasing, marketing, stock control, office organisation and control, computerisation, communications, and very much more. This unique Program is designed not only for those seeking managerial posts in business, but also for those intending to establish their own businesses, and for those already running businesses who need expert guidance to ensure full PROFITABILITY in modern industry and commerce. It contains many valuable “tips” from successful business owners and managers. Major Topics: • Health and safety in the workplace. • Office management, production management. • Business organisation, factors in business location. • Working capital, cash and funds flow; the business plan. • Credit limits and credit control, discounts : trade and quantity. • Planning and forecasting in business, budgeting and budgetary control. • Capital and the financing of businesses, sources of capital and share issue. • Management of personnel : recruiting, selecting, training and remunerating. • Business units: sole-proprietors, partnership firms and limited liability companies. • Principles of selling, sales and marketing management, sales promotion and pricing. CIC,UK Higher National Diploma(HDN) program entrance requirement: 1. Applicant must be at least 18 years of age, and 2. Completed Secondary School, or 3. Certificate with at least 3 years work experience. Duration and Structure Course Duration : Minimum 6 – 12 months [-]