Diploma in General Management

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A diploma differs from a certificate or a degree. A diploma is generally awarded through a community or technical school after a student completes a series of classes in a specific subject. A diploma generally takes more time to complete than a certificate, but less time than a bachelor’s degree. It indicates that the participant has acquired a variety of industry-specific skills and knowledge, and can open doors to increased job opportunities.

What is a diploma in general management?  This is a program for aspiring managers. Participants may learn to analyze business problems, make effective decisions, and lead a team within a corporation. Students may study marketing principles, effective communication, finance, and resource management. They may learn computer skills and become versed in e-commerce. They may study office procedures and office administration skills. Some programs specialize in training students for human resources, office administration, environmental management, or general administration.

While some students of a diploma program may be new to the field, others may be seasoned employees looking to learn new skills and gain new opportunities for advancement. The administration, computer, and communications skills that can be learned in this type of program can be beneficial in many environments.

The length of time it takes to earn a diploma and the cost of the tuition will vary depending on the program chosen. Prospective students should consult individual program details to learn more.

Students who complete a diploma in general management may be eligible for entry-level business management positions and may ascend the ranks of the corporate ladder more rapidly than would be possible without this credential. They may be prepared to work in retail management, human resources, recruitment, counseling, administration, or business coaching. Potential job titles include Office Administrator, Project Manager, Area Manager, Department Manager, Administrative Assistant, or Help Desk Analyst.

The general management diploma is offered by both brick-and-mortar and online schools. 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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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 Diploma Programs in General Management 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. [-]

Diploma in Management

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

Optima’s Diploma in Management has been designed to stand as a qualification on its own and also as a pathway to obtaining a Degree. This programme provides students with prerequisite knowledge and pragmatic skills needed in building a career in Business at a Managerial level. [+]

Optima’s Diploma in Management has been designed to stand as a qualification on its own and also as a pathway to obtaining a Degree. This programme provides students with prerequisite knowledge and pragmatic skills needed in building a career in Business at a Managerial level. This programme is further designed to mould graduates who will be equipped with entrepreneur skills with capacity and resourcefulness to establish new and innovative enterprises. The objective of this programme is to provide human capital with higher order thinking skills, coupled with personal development guideline. It is our goal to produce graduates with creative and critical thinking skills who are able to provide analytical, innovative and comprehensive solutions at the workplace. The programme learning outcomes revolve towards shaping graduates who are sensitive to the needs and demands of the market place. Our practical approach will prepare our graduates to have basic skills needed to address the demands of the industry. The learning outcomes include all the expected competencies: possession of knowledge in specific fields, use of ICT, intellectual skills in critical thinking, problem solving and creative decision making, life-long learning skills, practical and entrepreneurial skills, ability to communicate and work in a team, possession of attitudes and values of a responsible citizen, such as sensitivity to the needs of society, a participation in community affairs and willingness to learn, adapt and change. Why Optima? Global University Network – GUN Career Driven Quality – is Paramount & Key Element Career & Academic Pathway – American Degree... [-]

Diploma / Extended Diploma in Management Services

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The aim of the qualification is to develop the student’s applied and cognitive competencies in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding and application of management information and decision support. [+]

Best Diploma Programs in General Management 2017. The aim of the qualification is to develop the student’s applied and cognitive competencies in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding and application of management information and decision support. The student should be able to analyse and explain company and environmental data, information and systems in the context of a company and its business environment, and to assess and interpret the external impact of decisions. The student should also be able to reflect on his/her managerial decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of specialised management functions in industry, in order to contextualise their learning to their business environment, and to appreciate improvements and interventions they can affect in their working environments. Outcomes Exit level outcomes: The qualifying student should be able to: Demonstrate detailed understanding and acquired knowledge to apply different manufacturing, operations and services to an organization in a way that improves organization development and effectiveness. This can involve design, installation, commissioning and implementation of control systems, improvement systems and strategies and new ideas useful in addressing “specific needs” required for operations process/system to function optimally Understand and apply strategic management services and strategies required to organize, plan, lead and control a system and operational processes to function optimally Analyse, prepare and apply the dynamics of systems management and design in order to maximize organizational performance, development, efficiency and effectiveness Apply Management Services techniques in order to make sound decisions required for assisting in the efficient and effective... [-]

Fashion Business and Management

Centennial College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Canada Toronto

In just two years Centennial's Fashion Business and Management program will help you develop the skills and knowledge necessary to become a future business leader in the fashion industry. You will be given an opportunity to participate in a topical seminar each semester that addresses innovative industry practices and through practical exercises you will develop a comprehensive understanding of business management practices specific to the fashion industry. [+]

Level: Diploma (2 years, 4 semesters) In just two years Centennial's Fashion Business and Management program will help you develop the skills and knowledge necessary to become a future business leader in the fashion industry. You will be given an opportunity to participate in a topical seminar each semester that addresses innovative industry practices and through practical exercises you will develop a comprehensive understanding of business management practices specific to the fashion industry. The field placement you will have in your final semester will provide you with practical experience and invaluable networking opportunities.
 The program examines subjects including: The evolution of fashion and design movements and their relationship to designers, producers and retailers Ethical, sustainable and innovative practices for leadership in a global fashion industry Current design trends and technologies to predict sales dynamic for fashion products and services Marketing strategies and contemporary consumer psychology concepts Creative concepts for fashion products and services Business management fundamentals Through practical exercises you will develop a comprehensive understanding of business management practices specific to the fashion industry which you may put to practice in a field placement during the final semester. Program Highlights Realize your creative potential through practical exercises in class and within a campus retail setting Learn how to apply the principles of effective management, organization, and employee and labour relations to the successful operation of a fashion business Acquire marketing, promotion and customer service skills Examine all facets of the fashion industry, including accounting fundamentals like budgeting, costing, sourcing, and... [-]

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 Diploma Programs in General Management 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 [-]

Diploma in Business (Leadership and Management) (Level 5)

Auckland Wise Institute - AWI
Campus Full time 36 weeks March 2018 New Zealand Auckland

This programme is aimed at those students who want to develop knowledge in Leadership and Management in New Zealand business context. [+]

Duration: 36 weeks (1 Academic Year) This programme is: Aimed at those students who want to develop knowledge in Leadership and Management in New Zealand business context. To prepare students for junior to middle management/leadership positions at an operational level within New Zealand business entities. Outcomes: On successful completion of this programme Graduates will: Know what is required to be a leader, a manager and what is required to run a sustainable business in New Zealand. Be able to produce professional workplace communication, including workplace documentation such as business and strategic plans, management action plans, procedures and policies. Entry Requirements: Students must be 17 years of age or older and have successfully completed the New Zealand Year 12 Secondary Schooling or international equivalent; or hold a qualification at level 2 or above in any field or have at least two years’ work experience in a business or related field. English Language Entry Requirements for international students where English is not their first language, students must have IELTS 5.5 with no band less than 5.0; or an equivalent as approved and set out in the NZQA Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules. Visa opportunity: Students will have up to one year student visa along with work permit of 20 hours weekly. Curriculum BUS501 - FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS BUS502 - MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES BUS503 - BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS BUS504 - BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT BUS505 - OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT BUS506 - LEADERSHIP [-]

Diploma of Leadership and Management

Kangan Institute
Campus Full time 6 months January 2018 Australia Melbourne

If you consider yourself to be a born leader and currently working in or towards a management role, then our Diploma of Leadership and Management course is the perfect way to formalise your skills.

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Best Diploma Programs in General Management 2017. Course Code : 089696E Study Area(s) : Business Campus : BROADMEADOWS Course Length : 6 months Course Fees : 5,800 If you consider yourself to be a born leader and currently working in or towards a management role, then our Diploma of Leadership and Management course is the perfect way to formalise your skills. Units Major study areas Dip L&M Leadership Teams Customer Service Continuous Improvement People performance Finance Prerequisites: Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (089695F Academic: Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher English language: Academic IELTS 5.5 no band less than 5.0 overall or recognised equivalency Dates February and July intake Career pathways Graduates may seek employment as a: Coordinator Leading hand Supervisor Team leader [-]

Business Administration Management Diploma Program

Vancouver Career College
Campus Full time 35 weeks September 2017 Canada Burnaby Vancouver Surrey Abbotsford Port Coquitlam Kelowna + 5 more

The Business Administration program trains learners for entry-level positions in business management over a condensed period of time. The opportunity to acquire a broad range of business skills will prepare the graduates for advancement to increased level of management responsibilities in many types of organizations. [+]

The Business Administration program trains learners for entry-level positions in business management over a  condensed period of time. The opportunity to acquire a broad range of business skills will prepare the graduates for advancement to increased level of management responsibilities in many types of organizations.

 

 

Program Objectives

 

The aim of this program is to provide students with a combination of computer and office administration skills and a practical foundation in office procedures, communications marketing and e-commerce.

 

Students are prepared to enter the job market upon graduation after a practicum that gives them on-thejob experience.... [-]


Diploma in Marketing Management

IMM Graduate School of Marketing
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The Diploma in Marketing Management comprises compulsory modules and elective modules [+]

Best Diploma Programs in General Management 2017. The Diploma in Marketing Management comprises compulsory modules and elective modules. This diploma consists of 17 modules and is structured as follows: Year 1 MAR101 - Marketing 1 (20 credits) BC101 - Business Communication 1 (20 credits) BM101 - Business Management 1 (20 credits) ECO101 - Economics 1 (20 credits) FM101 - Financial Management 1 (20 credits) SAM001 - Sales Management 1 (20 credits) Year 2 MAR202 - Marketing 2 (20 credits) BMR201 - Basic Marketing Research 2 (20 credits) BM202 - Business Management 2 (20 credits) FM201 - Financial Management 2 (20 credits) MC201 - Marketing Communications 2 (20 credits) Elective (20 credits) Year 3 MAR303 - Marketing 3 (20 credits) IAM301 - International and Africa Marketing 3 (20 credits) WIL301 - Work Integrated Learning 3 (40 credits) Two electives (40 credits) Elective modules You will need to select three of the following: BM001 - Brand Management (20 credits) BL101 - Business Law 1 (20 credits) BBM001 - Business-to-Business Marketing (20 credits) EC001 - e-Commerce (20 credits) ENT001 - Entrepreneurship (20 credits) HRM001 - Human Resource Management (20 credits) PM001 - Product Management (20 credits) RM001 - Retail Marketing (20 credits) SEM001 - Services Marketing (20 credits) SPM001 - Sponsorship Management (20 credits) THM001 - Tourism and Hospitality Marketing (20 credits) The Diploma in Marketing Management must be completed within eight years. [-]

Technical Business Administration

College Boreal
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Canada Sudbury Hearst Kapuskasing New Liskeard Timmins Toronto Windsor Niagara Falls Temiscaming North Bay + 9 more

The program, which focuses on the basic principles of marketing, management and accounting, provides excellent training for those who seek a career in the world of small business. [+]

The program, which focuses on the basic principles of marketing, management and accounting, provides excellent training for those who seek a career in the world of small business. Conditions of admission : high school in Ontario (or equivalent from another province, or the status of candidate or candidate Adult) 2 French credits (at least 1 mandatory group course): grade 11 or 12, pre-college or pre-university 1 mathematics credit: grade 11 or 12, pre-college or pre-university articulation: Graduates of this program may, under certain conditions, to continue their studies at university level and receive transfer credits for their college education. Note: The first two steps are common with the first two steps of the Administration Program Business - Accounting. The student or students pursuing their studies in the field of accounting must follow steps 3-6 in Sudbury. work environment (type of employer): banks management companies governments retailers finance companies credit bureaus industries (manufacturers, manufacturing and services) The Graduates will also have the tools to create and manage their own business. Step 1 CPT1000 ~ Accounting I - Accounting Cycle French FRA1005 ~ I GES1028 ~ Management Principles INF1072 ~ Computer Applications in Business MAT1028 Mathematics commercial ~ MKT1000 ~ Marketing basics CHOICE ~ General education choice 2nd step COM1008 ~ Bilingual Marketing Communications CPT1001 ~ Accounting II - commercial enterprise DRO1000 ~ Business Law GES1015 ~ Financial Mathematics GES1021 ~ eBusiness ~ INF1073 Applications and new technologies in business MKT1001 ~ Marketing of Products and Services step 3 COM1009 ~ Microeconomics... [-]

Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management

Perth College of Business and Technology
Campus Full time 12 months Open Enrollment Australia Perth

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have senior or managerial responsibilities. They may oversee the work of others or have specialized roles where they do not supervise others but provide strategic leadership. [+]

Best Diploma Programs in General Management 2017. This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters. They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems. COURSE INFORMATION NATIONAL CODE: BSB61015 CRICOS CODE: 089937D COURSE DURATION This course is delivered over 52 weeks in 4 terms including 12 weeks of holidays. Classes are scheduled for 20 hours per week. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES This course provides you with the opportunity to be employed in the following job roles: Department Manager Area Manager Regional Manager [-]

Diploma In Talent Management

Asturias Corporación Universitaria
Campus Part time 130 hours January 2018 Spain Madrid Colombia Bogotá + 2 more

With the Diploma in Talent Management professionals interested in acquiring a thorough knowledge in the areas of personnel management and human talent, may extend [+]

With the Diploma in Talent Management professionals interested in acquiring a thorough knowledge in the areas of personnel management and human talent, will expand its capabilities to design and implement programs to address personal and Corporate Social Responsibility, manage management processes human, structure and implement compensation systems and promote leadership according to the needs or strategic objectives of each organization. International double degree plus two Certified Auditor: - International Diploma in Talent Management / Uniasturias - Expert System Management / Human Resources Graduate European Institute. - Additional Certified Internal Auditor OHASAS 18001 / Issued by SGS [-]

Diploma Business Administrative Professional

CDI College
Campus Full time 100 hours September 2017 Canada Calgary Edmonton + 1 more

The Business Administrative Professional program facilitates the development of clerical skills including typing, computer skills, oral and written communication. [+]

The Business Administrative Professional program facilitates the development of clerical skills including typing, computer skills, oral and written communication, office organization, human relations, and selfmanagement.

This 600-hour program combines lectures, group discussions, production work, and exams and may include multi-media presentations, guest speakers, and co-operative learning. Thecourseware is easy to understand and on-line progress checks provide immediate feedback.

 

 

Career Opportunities

The Business Administrative Professional program prepares graduates for positions within the everchanging business world. Small businesses, often “one-person” offices, hire graduates to assume diverse responsibilities. Larger companies and government offices employ graduates in a variety of positions including those for receptionists, clerk-typists, file clerks, administrative assistants, typists and junior secretaries. Placement assistance is available through our Employment Services Department.... [-]


Diploma of Management

Technical College of Western Australia
Campus Full time January 2018 Australia Perth

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are engaged to manage the work of others or to add value to or review management practices. Their role may be in any industry or organisational setting. Typically people in these roles will have considerable experience in their respective industries or vocational areas and couple an informed perspective of the specific work requirements with their managerial approach. The Diploma of Management requires a sound theoretical knowledge base and managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate own work and/or the work of a team. [+]

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are engaged to manage the work of others or to add value to or review management practices. Their role may be in any industry or organisational setting. Typically people in these roles will have considerable experience in their respective industries or vocational areas and couple an informed perspective of the specific work requirements with their managerial approach. The Diploma of Management requires a sound theoretical knowledge base and managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate own work and/or the work of a team. Entry Requirements Academic: Year 12 or equivalent. English proficiency Course Duration, Mode / Fees Full time: 2 Terms (26 weeks) including term breaks Tuition Fees: AUD$ 3,600.00 Application Fees: AUD$ 230.00(applicable on new enrolments only, once off fee) Resources Fee: AUD$ 500.00 Intakes Monthly intakes available. Please contact Enrolment for more details. Students Under 18: TCWA policy prevents students under the ageof 18 from registering in TCWA courses or programs. Study Pathway and Career Opportunities Pathways into the qualification: Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include: BSB40812 Certificate IV in Frontline Management or other relevant qualification OR with vocational experience but without formal supervision or management qualification. After successful completion of: The BSB51107 Diploma of Management, students may progress to undergraduate degree level studies in universities. Learners may complete individual units of competency and receive a statement of attainments for that unit. Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this... [-]

Diploma in Wedding Planning

EMDI Institute Of Media & Communication
Campus Part time 6 months September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The Number of weddings in the world is estimated at 115,000 wedding ceremonies each day. The scope and potential for wedding planning is tremendous. Whether [+]

Best Diploma Programs in General Management 2017. Promotion: “Early Bird offer” available for registrations prior to 31st March’15 Price: Enquire Duration: 6 months Timings: Sat 3:30 - 6:30pm Location: Knowledge Village, Dubai Course Overview The Number of weddings in the world is estimated at 115,000 wedding ceremonies each day. The scope and potential for wedding planning is tremendous. Whether you do this as a profession, or plan something for your family itself, the scope and interest in Wedding Planning is never ending. The UAE is an excellent destination of weddings, with iconic venues such as the Palm Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab, and the desert dunes for the traditional arabian themed concepts. Arabic Weddings, Asian Weddings, and Expatriate Weddings all hold importance and demand in the UAE, as the population is a mix of all the above cultures. From  MANAGING  all aspects of Décor, Theming, Invitations, Floral, Set and Stage design, Food and Beverage, Rituals and Customs; Wedding Planners are here to stay. The 6 month part Time Course at EMDI trains students in the following 4 broad areas: The Planning and Concept side of the Wedding (Traditional Expatriate Wedding, Indian Wedding, Arabic Wedding) The Theme, Décor, Invitations, Venue, Look and Feel, Floral, Clothes, F&B etc The Production and  BUDGETING  aspects of planning a wedding The Event  MANAGEMENT  & Technology side of the industry There is a huge potential for  EMPLOYMENT  and entrepreneurship - where freelance professionals are often sought after for their services. All our courses are certified by EDEXCEL... [-]