Advanced Diploma in Business Administration (Entrepreneurship)
The Advanced Diploma in Business Administration (Entrepreneurship) will be particularly attractive to the next generation of students who wish to start and lead their own businesses or progress within their own organisations. The next generation of entrepreneurs will be inspired and can emerge as they will begin to acquire the knowledge, skills and networks needed to grow innovative, sustainable enterprises that have a positive impact on their lives, their families and communities.
ERCI runs its classes on a lecture-tutorial system. The average teacher-student ratio for lectures and tutorials are as follows:
- Lectures – 150 Students to 1 Lecturer
- Tutorials – 35 Students to 1 Tutor
Upon completion of the Advanced Diploma in Business Administration (Entrepreneurship), students will be eligible for entry into the final year of the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Business Management (Top Up) (Various specialisations available) programme offered by the University of Greenwich or the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in International Business Management (Top Up) programme offered by the University of Wolverhampton.
Students undertaking the Advanced Diploma in Business Administration (Entrepreneurship) programme will be expected to complete 15 modules of academic study over 8 semesters. This programme is available in full and part time modes, and will take 20 months to complete. Full-time students will attend classes 5 days a week on weekdays, while part-time students will attend classes 3 times a week on weekdays and/or on weekends.
(Marketing & Sales Management)
(Tourism & Hospitality Management)
(Banking & Finance)
|Core Modules||Business Communication|
|Principles of Management|
|Principles of Accounting|
|Principles of Finance|
|Principles of Marketing|
|Supply Chain Management|
|Customer Relationship Management|
|Principles of Economics|
|Business Ethics and Social Responsibility|
|Human Resource Management|
|Specialization Modules||Operations and Quality Management||Sales Management||Front Office Management||International Financial Management|
|Marketing and Brand Management||Marketing & Brand Management||Accommodation Services||Managerial Finance|
|Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation||Consumer Behaviour||Food & Beverage Management||Investment and Fund Management|
|Global Marketing||Global Marketing||Marketing Tourism and Hospitality Services||Banking and Financial Institutions|
This course has been developed to promote an understanding of key concepts of Operations 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. Topics covered include the Introduction to Operations Management, Designing Operations, Managing Operations, Project Management and Quality Management.
Building brand equity is the focus of leading companies whose brands are leaders in their respective industries, segments and markets. This module will expose the student to the concept of branding and offer students in-sights to the learning of brand management within the context of marketing mix from a global perspective. The course provides students with a valuable perspective, and a common denominator to interpret the potential effects and trade-offs of various strategies and tactics for building brands.
This course will introduce the framework of business management from an entrepreneurial perspective. It enables participants to evaluate trends in thinking about core entrepreneur qualities like risk management, making accurate corporate decisions and managing growth. The emphasis will be on how new economic, social and technological trends can be turned into opportunities through a process of critical thinking and innovation. The course also addresses the challenges faced by the entrepreneur and his new venture and it looks at ways to overcome the challenges and achieve growth in the organization.
This module covers the essentials and basic to global marketing focusing on elements of external environment influences and company global competitive advantage from the perspective of segmentations, branding and positioning. The module is designed as a foundation programme to allow students to have a good overview of what global companies are doing in the competitive world economy of international marketing.
Intakes for the Advanced Diploma in Business Administration (Entrepreneurship) programmes are available 5 times a year. All applications should be submitted to ERCI no later than 1 month before the commencement date.
Courses are assessed by a combination of coursework, practical assignments and examinations. Unless otherwise stated, all modules within the Advanced Diploma in Business Administration (Entrepreneurship) programme are assessed based on the 3-3-4 framework: 30% on examination, 30% on individual assignment(s) and/or class tests, 40% on group assignment(s) and/or class participation.
|Programmes||Local applicants Requirements||International applicants Requirements||Remarks|
|Advanced Diploma in Business Administration (Entrepreneurship)||
Mature Candidates may also apply for the programme provided they:
All applications are subject to the Institute’s assessment of eligibility for entry into the programme.
Students must pass all prescribed modules in the Advanced Diploma programme with a minimum grade of P (Pass).
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