Foundation Certificate in Business Administration
The Foundation Certificate in Business Administration course aims to equip students with elementary perspective into business operations. Participants would be exposed to basic concepts and business competencies through the training of basic communication skills, research skills, management skills, and statistical skills. Practical and realistic case studies and scenario will be used to build and explore their analytical skills.
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
Students undertaking the Foundation Certificate in Business Administration programme will be expected to complete 3 modules of academic study over 2 semesters. This programme is available on full time basis, and will take 4.5 months to complete. Full-time students will attend classes 5 days a week on weekdays.
|ERCBA 701 Research and Study Skills|
|ERCBA 702 Math & Statistics|
|ERCBA 703 Fundamentals of Management|
This subject provides an introduction of a variety of study skills and a basic understanding of the research process. It aims to expose participants to various methods of learning and knowledge retention. Participants have the opportunity to learn how to enhance their reading and note- taking skills, how to deliver a presentation and understand the key components of a report.
This course provides a foundation in mathematics to a non-mathematical person and some basics statistics. The students will be introduced to the general principles and given a chance to work with the actual numbers as the essential part of the learning process.
This subject provides an introduction to concepts and foundations of management. Participants will be introduced to the theory and practice of business management and to consider the contemporary applications of management ideas. Content consist of the role of the Manager, including Planning and Decision Making, Leadership and Motivation, Organizing, Control/Power, Group Dynamics and Organizational Culture.
Intakes for the Foundation Certificate in Business Administration commences at an interval of every 2 - 3 months. All applications should be submitted to ERCI no later than 2 months before the commencement.
Courses are assessed by a combination of coursework, practical assignments and examinations. Unless otherwise stated, all modules within the Foundation Certificate in Business Administration programme are assessed based on the 30% Exam component with the rest of the 70% based on individual assignments, class tests, quizzes and group assignments.
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All applications are subject to the Institute’s assessment of eligibility for entry into the programme.
Students must pass all prescribed modules in the Foundation Certificate in Business Administration programme with a minimum grade of P (Pass).
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