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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business Administration – awarded by North Borneo University College, Malaysia

Price: Early bird, until 31 July 2018: RM30,000. Then RM47,000.00

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Course Details
  • Duration3 years
  • WhereNBUC Malaysia

This is a three year Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business Administration with specialisations in various areas to suit your requirements 

The PhD in Business Administration is a postgraduate doctorate that should take – from enrolment to graduation – 3 years.  The programme is designed in compliance with the Malaysian Qualification Framework (MQF) with 80 credits at the Doctorate level (Level 8).  It consists of compulsory modules, electives and a thesis.

The stages of the PhD are: Stage 1 – Compulsory Course Work / Taught modules; Stage 2 – Research; and Stage 3 – Thesis Examination

Stage 1 – Compulsory Course Work / Taught modules (20 credits)

This stage has 4 compulsory coursework modules and a Doctoral Seminar.  You must complete the compulsory course work in the first and second semesters (i.e. you will complete 2 modules a semester with each semester consisting of about 14 teaching weeks)

You must complete and pass the Stage 1 qualifying examinations within 24 months from the date of first registration. No extensions are usually given to complete Stage 1.

This qualifying examination consists of the following components:

  • Checking the written report in respect of the research proposal paper
  • Oral examination of the research proposal paper (1st Oral Defence)

Following the evaluation and approval of the research proposal paper, candidates can proceed to Stage 2. If you do not pass in the qualifying examination at the first attempt you are given two further attempts to pass it

Stage 2 – Research

At Stage 2 you will undertake the research pursuant to the approved Research Proposal of your Thesis. This research stage may be carried out on site / at your workplace. The Research monitoring work will be managed by a field supervisor approved and appointed by the university

The Research supervision processes are as follows:

  1. Four or more meetings with the Supervisor each semester
  2. At the end of every semester, you are required to prepare a written report (Research Progress Report Form) to chart your progress. There should be at least 2 semesters per year at Stage 2
  3. Your Supervisor must confirm the research report and issue a Satisfactory (‘C’) grade. On your draft being approved by your Supervisor, you may proceed to Stage 3. The Supervisor can only approve a draft after 24 months from the date of your registration for the PhD

You will need to complete and file a Progress Form with the Thesis Supervising Committee before being allowed to proceed to Stage 3.

Stage 3 – Thesis Examination (60 credits)

The Final submitted Thesis should not exceed 50,000 words and will accrue 60 credits

At this stage, you should show progress in the Thesis, and your Supervisor and/or the Thesis Supervising Committee will confirm your Thesis progress

You should then complete a Readiness Form before taking the final Thesis examination

The Thesis Supervising Committee will appoint an External Examiner and an Internal Examiner to check that your thesis has been prepared for examination as prescribed by the Thesis Guidelines and rules. The External Examiner and the Internal Examiner are required to prepare for you an independent written examination report on your Thesis and send it to the Thesis Supervising Committee

A viva voce examination will then be conducted in the presence of the External Examiner (and this can be via skype or other means of electronic communication as approved)

You shall be considered as having graduated with the PhD after successfully completing the viva voce examination and having submitted the corrected Thesis as stipulated in the reports given by both the External and Internal Examiners

Specialisations

Registered students can choose to undertake research specialisations in the following areas:

  • Educational Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Marketing
  • Accounting& Finance
  • Business Ethics & Law
  • Management
  • Decision Science

Summary of entry requirements

Malaysian Resident Students

  • Possess a recognised Master’s degree in the relevant field, OR
  • Other qualifications recognised by the Dean

Non-Malaysian Resident Students

  • Master’s degree of relevant field
  • A curriculum vitae (CV) or resume

For thesis written in English, there will be an English language competency requirement equivalent to International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.5 or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 550 or an English Placement test. Those who have their tertiary education in English shall normally be exempted from the requirement

If you have any questions regarding this course, please contact us.

Master’s in Management From NBUC | MBA From UWS | Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration From LEB {triple Award}

Price: RM30,250.00

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Course Details
  • Duration12 to 15 months
  • WhereUniversity of the West of Scotland

Your Qualification

1.The Award: Master’s in Management
Institution: North Borneo University College
2.The Award: MBA
Institution: University of the West of Scotland
Interim Award: Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
Institution: London Examinations Board and TQUK
Duration: 12 to 15 months

This innovative triple or dual awards Programme between London Examinations Board (“LEB”), North Borneo University College (“NBUC”) and University of the West of Scotland (“UWS”) provides an innovative pathway to obtaining a triple award.

Why undertake Triple Award?

  • Enjoy a truly international learning experience with London Examinations Board and UWS
  • Boost your employability and earning power with a Malaysian and/or UK University award
  • Discover and develop inimitable distinct leadership and managerial problem-solving skills
  • Stay at the forefront of innovation through facilitators from world leading organisations and gain excellent research skills

In designing the Triple Awards Masters, the Malaysian Quality Framework has been used to ensure compliance within Malaysia and to facilitate comparability and transfers of credits internationally.

Knowledge Universe is a learning centre of North Borneo University College; London Examinations Board and the University of the West of Scotland. Candidates will be enrolled for the Master in Management with NBUC managed by LEB through Knowledge Universe. On completion of the eight core modules, candidates will have earned 28 MQA credits within the Malaysian framework which is the equivalent of 120 credits earned within the UK framework. This will entitle candidates to be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration by London Examinations Board.

For the Triple Awards: on successfully completing the eight core modules, candidates will need to complete:

  • a Research Methodology & Project carrying 12 MQA credits to be awarded the MIM from NBUC; and
  • a Strategic Business Project carrying 60 UK credits to be awarded the MBA from UWS.

Programme Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the Programme, Candidates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate critical understanding of management theories, current issues of management, and the development of conceptual frameworks to guide their application within organizations.
  • Acquire a strong foundation in key functional areas of business management to enable them to succeed as effective managers/leaders in an increasingly complex and dynamic environment.
  • Acquire and use a range of concepts, tools, and techniques for problem solving and decision-making for analyzing complex and inter-related business scenarios.
  • Demonstrate and apply independent research and critical skills enabling the investigation and evaluation of valid and relevant management issues and practices.
  • Demonstrate initiative, insight, attitudes of responsibility and ethical leadership in the development of the strategic management agenda in the organization the student works in or expected to work in the future.

Admission Criteria for Entry

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or
  • Professional qualification equivalent to a degree + 2 years’ work experience, or
  • Mature candidates with diplomas = 6+ years relevant work experience with two years managerial/supervisory time respectively
  • Mature candidates with without diplomas = 8+ years of relevant work experience with three years managerial/supervisory time

Advanced Standing / Exemptions / Credits Transfer (APL)

Candidates admitted onto the Programme may be considered for any of the above through an assessment of the certificated or un-certificated documents.
The process for making such a decision, known as the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL), is a matter of academic judgment exercised by the appointed panel considering applications and approvals of APL.

THE EIGHT COMMON CORE UNITS

Learning Outcomes:

Ability to critically evaluate the informational content of financial and accounting reports and their use as a tool for appraising corporate performance.

Develop an understanding of financial planning tools and techniques and the contribution they make to the achievement of an organisation’s core objectives.

Be able to evaluate the results of financial models used for long term decision making.

Have confidence in using financial terms and language necessary for effective senior management.

Learning Outcomes :

Acquire a firm understanding of the frameworks and concepts of marketing management; and

Acquire the skills to carry out a full situation analysis and use the findings to develop objectives, formulate strategy and develop appropriate marketing plans

Learning Outcomes :

Critical evaluation of the operations management philosophies of “push” and “pull”.

Examination of the practicality of the philosophies of flexibility and agility currently being explored by many large organisations around the world.

Development of thinking regarding the manner by which organisations can gain competitive advantage from managing their operations in an innovative and strategic way.

Learning Outcomes :

Have an awareness of, and become familiar with, academic theories, frameworks, managerial models and techniques that contribute to business strategic planning and management; and

Be able to critically evaluate and apply appropriate strategic models and techniques which may be relevant when considering Candidates’ own organisations’ or industry strategic development

Learning Outcomes :

Develop a critical understanding of current and emerging practices in the managing of human capital in organizations; and

Enhance your abilities to increase the contribution of human capital management to long-term corporate success, whatever the specific nature of their managerial role and the industry you are in.

Learning Outcomes :

Have the financial tools needed to make good business decisions with an emphasis on linking corporate finance to other aspects of corporate strategy

Learning Outcomes :

Encouraging and developing your knowledge, understanding and skills for strategic leadership of change. Know the challenges faced by managers/leaders in seeking to lead through the use of strategic management, the development of managers and employees for major strategic change, and the development of a high-level organisational capacity for innovation and learning

Learning Outcomes :

This module introduces you to the concepts and skills of project management with the following aims:

To examine critically the selective application of specific knowledge to project management and other knowledge to the planning and execution of projects; and

To develop additional skills in the application of project management theory and techniques.

The NBUC Research Methodology & Project

This module is a 12 MQF credit module consisting of Business Research Methodology and a major Research Project with a word count of between 10,000 – 12,000 words.
This provides an opportunity for candidates to produce a major project at the master’s level. It will stimulate and develop intellectual interests and allow them to demonstrate their abilities in undertaking relevant and timely business research. The purpose of research is to inform action. Therefore, your research and study to date should seek to contextualize your findings within the project.
Students will first undertake a Business Research Methodology module and submit a Research Proposal. The Research Proposal will also set out the area in which you are basing your project on.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the Research Methodology & Project candidates will be able to:

  • Evaluate critically the alternative methodologies and research evidence.
  • Design an appropriate methodology or to apply a chosen research style and enquiry method to a substantial field of study or investigation.
  • Show mastery of a comprehensive body of knowledge, skills and understanding; and to analyze their relationships with conceptual frameworks and practice.
  • Engage in independent study and systematic enquiry of a substantial topic and to take responsibility for the conclusion drawn from it.

Students are expected to complete the Research Methodology & Project within 4 to 6 months.

The UWS Strategic Business Project

This is the cornerstone of the UWS MBA Award. It challenges you to integrate your learning from the earlier stages of the programme into a rigorous research project to help you better understand a key business issue.
It is designed to develop your research skills plus knowledge and confidence in designing, developing, compiling and delivering strategic business projects. Working with an identified host organisation, you will investigate and produce recommendations in a practical business environment.
By undertaking the Strategic Business Project through Knowledge Universes, a local project supervisor (approved by UWS) will be appointed to you. Your supervisor will guide and instruct you in qualitative and quantitative research methods and the wider skills necessary to conduct the project. The supervisor will also help in selecting an appropriate topic for the strategic project.
You are required to select a research topic that is of interest to you, that capitalises on your skills and knowledge and will add value to the organisation on which the project is based.

Assessment

Assessment of the Modules: Every month a new module from the eight core modules starts and by the end of the following month candidates are required to submit their assignments for that module.
There are no examinations.
Assessment of the Strategic Business Project: There are two interrelated assessments as follows:

  • The submission of an in-depth project proposal worth 25%; and
  • The final submitted project of between 9,000 and 13,500 words which carries the remaining 75% of the total marks.

Assessment of the NBUC Research Methodology & Project

  • The Research Methodology and Project final submitted project 70%
  • The presentation of the project 30%.

Duration

The eight core modules should be completed within 9 months and the Research Methodology & Project and/or the Strategic Business Project in 3 to 6 months.

Graduation

Learners will have the option to attend the graduation ceremony in Malaysia or Scotland.

If you have any questions regarding this course, please contact us.

Dual Award – MIM From NBUC | Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration From LEB

Price: RM20,250.00

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Course Details
  • Duration12 to 15 months
  • WhereNorth Borneo University College

Your Qualification

The Award: Master’s in Management
Institution: North Borneo University College
Interim Award: Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
Institution: London Examinations Board and TQUK
Duration: 12 to 15 months

This dual awards Programme between London Examinations Board (“LEB”) and the North Borneo University College (“NBUC”) provides an innovative pathway to obtaining dual awards.

Why undertake Dual Awards?

  • Enjoy a truly international learning experience with London Examinations Board,UK
  • Boost your employability and earning power with a Malaysian and UK University award
  • Discover and develop inimitable distinct leadership and managerial problem-solving skills
  • Stay at the forefront of innovation through facilitators from world leading organisations and gain excellent research skills

In designing the Dual Awards Masters, the Malaysian Quality Framework has been used to ensure compliance within Malaysia and to facilitate comparability and transfers of credits internationally.

Knowledge Universe is a learning centre of North Borneo University College and London Examinations Board. Candidates will be enrolled for the Master in Management with NBUC managed by LEB through Knowledge Universe. On completion of the eight core modules, candidates will have earned 28 MQA credits within the Malaysian framework which is the equivalent of 120 credits earned within the UK framework. This will entitle candidates to be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration by London Examinations Board.

Programme Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the Programme, Candidates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate critical understanding of management theories, current issues of management, and the development of conceptual frameworks to guide their application within organizations.
  • Acquire a strong foundation in key functional areas of business management to enable them to succeed as effective managers/leaders in an increasingly complex and dynamic environment.
  • Acquire and use a range of concepts, tools, and techniques for problem solving and decision-making for analyzing complex and inter-related business scenarios.
  • Demonstrate and apply independent research and critical skills enabling the investigation and evaluation of valid and relevant management issues and practices.
  • Demonstrate initiative, insight, attitudes of responsibility and ethical leadership in the development of the strategic management agenda in the organization the student works in or expected to work in the future.

Admission Criteria for Entry

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or
  • Professional qualification equivalent to a degree + 2 years’ work experience, or
  • Mature candidates with diplomas = 6+ years relevant work experience with two years managerial/supervisory time respectively
  • Mature candidates with without diplomas = 8+ years of relevant work experience with three years managerial/supervisory time

Advanced Standing / Exemptions / Credits Transfer (APL)

Candidates admitted onto the Programme may be considered for any of the above through an assessment of the certificated or un-certificated documents.
The process for making such a decision, known as the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL), is a matter of academic judgment exercised by the appointed panel considering applications and approvals of APL.

THE EIGHT COMMON CORE UNITS

Learning Outcomes:

Ability to critically evaluate the informational content of financial and accounting reports and their use as a tool for appraising corporate performance.

Develop an understanding of financial planning tools and techniques and the contribution they make to the achievement of an organisation’s core objectives.

Be able to evaluate the results of financial models used for long term decision making.

Have confidence in using financial terms and language necessary for effective senior management.

Learning Outcomes :

Acquire a firm understanding of the frameworks and concepts of marketing management; and

Acquire the skills to carry out a full situation analysis and use the findings to develop objectives, formulate strategy and develop appropriate marketing plans

Learning Outcomes :

Critical evaluation of the operations management philosophies of “push” and “pull”.

Examination of the practicality of the philosophies of flexibility and agility currently being explored by many large organisations around the world.

Development of thinking regarding the manner by which organisations can gain competitive advantage from managing their operations in an innovative and strategic way.

Learning Outcomes :

Have an awareness of, and become familiar with, academic theories, frameworks, managerial models and techniques that contribute to business strategic planning and management; and

Be able to critically evaluate and apply appropriate strategic models and techniques which may be relevant when considering Candidates’ own organisations’ or industry strategic development

Learning Outcomes :

Develop a critical understanding of current and emerging practices in the managing of human capital in organizations; and

Enhance your abilities to increase the contribution of human capital management to long-term corporate success, whatever the specific nature of their managerial role and the industry you are in.

Learning Outcomes :

Have the financial tools needed to make good business decisions with an emphasis on linking corporate finance to other aspects of corporate strategy

Learning Outcomes :

Encouraging and developing your knowledge, understanding and skills for strategic leadership of change. Know the challenges faced by managers/leaders in seeking to lead through the use of strategic management, the development of managers and employees for major strategic change, and the development of a high-level organisational capacity for innovation and learning

Learning Outcomes :

This module introduces you to the concepts and skills of project management with the following aims:

To examine critically the selective application of specific knowledge to project management and other knowledge to the planning and execution of projects; and

To develop additional skills in the application of project management theory and techniques.

The NBUC Research Methodology & Project

This module is a 12 MQF credit module consisting of Business Research Methodology and a major Research Project with a word count of between 10,000 – 12,000 words.
This provides an opportunity for candidates to produce a major project at the master’s level. It will stimulate and develop intellectual interests and allow them to demonstrate their abilities in undertaking relevant and timely business research. The purpose of research is to inform action. Therefore, your research and study to date should seek to contextualize your findings within the project.
Students will first undertake a Business Research Methodology module and submit a Research Proposal. The Research Proposal will also set out the area in which you are basing your project on.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the Research Methodology & Project candidates will be able to:

  • Evaluate critically the alternative methodologies and research evidence.
  • Design an appropriate methodology or to apply a chosen research style and enquiry method to a substantial field of study or investigation.
  • Show mastery of a comprehensive body of knowledge, skills and understanding; and to analyze their relationships with conceptual frameworks and practice.
  • Engage in independent study and systematic enquiry of a substantial topic and to take responsibility for the conclusion drawn from it.

Students are expected to complete the Research Methodology & Project within 4 to 6 months.

Assessment

Assessment of the Modules: Every month a new module from the eight core modules starts and by the end of the following month candidates are required to submit their assignments for that module.

There are no examinations.

Assessment of the NBUC Research Methodology & Project

  • The Research Methodology and Project final submitted project 70%
  • The presentation of the project 30%.

Duration

The eight core modules should be completed within 9 months and the Research Methodology & Project in 4 to 6 months.

Graduation

Learners will be able to attend the graduation ceremony in Malaysia.

If you have any questions regarding this course, please contact us.

BBA (Hons) International Business – North Borneo University College, Malaysia (2 ½ Years)

Price: RM36,000.00

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Course Details
  • Duration2.5 Years
  • WhereNorth Borneo University College, Malaysia

With continuous and ever-growing internationalization on a global scale, there is a growing recognition that the traditional and generic business management programme is unable to cater to the rising demand of trained and knowledge workers with specialised knowledge and skills in international business. This degree which focusses on international business is geared towards the increasingly globalised environment. This qualification will equip successful graduates with the requisite knowledge and understanding required to pursue the demands of the providing executive and managerial expertise required to serve the international business sectors.

Programme Learning Outcomes

  • Acquire knowledge, skills, values, attitudes and thinking ability to compete globally as an executive in International Business.
  • Analyse, evaluate, solve and making critical decision based on evidence and experience gained throughout their course of study as an executive in International Business.
  • Apply their creative thinking and innovative ability for the betterment of the profession and society as an executive in International Business.
  • Equipped them with continued desire to upgrade their knowledge and adopt lifelong learning process as an executive in International Business.
  • Undertake research and development activities for the advancement of their profession and organizations as an executive in International Business.
  • Perform their roles and responsibility, professionally, skillfully, effectively in the global job market wherever they are involved as an executive in International Business.
  • Use technologies in their profession as an executive in International Business.
  • Act effectively as an individual, in a group with leadership, managerial and entrepreneurial capabilities as an executive in International Business.

Entry Requirements

If candidates have a level 5 Diploma in business that has been has approved by Knowledge Universes under the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL), then these candidates will only need to undertake of 10 modules or units of study to achieve this degree from NBUC.
For candidates that do not have a level 5 Diploma, they may need to undertake a full approved Diploma or only a number of modules from an approved Diploma. The Academic Director of Knowledge Universes will determine this.
Generally, to only undertake the top-up ten NBUC modules, candidates must meet one of the following entry requirements:

  • The London Examinations Board Higher Diploma in Business Administration; or
  • A Level 5 diploma equivalent to the London Examinations Board Higher Diploma in Business Administration; or
  • Applicants with the equivalent of a Year 1 and Year 2 undergraduate degree in Business recognised by the Admission and Advanced Standing Panel of Knowledge Universe.

For candidates that do not have a level 4 diploma there is an option to undertake the London Examinations Board level 4 and level 5 diplomas first, before commencing with the NBUC top-up degree.

The top-up NBUC modules

The Level 6 Top-Up Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) International Business accrues 40 Credits based on the Malaysia Qualification Framework (MQF) consisting a total of 10 modules or units of study. The modules/ units are as follow:

  • Module 1 –International Management (3 Credits)
  • Module 2 – International Financial Management (4 Credits)
  • Module 3 – Export Management (4 Credits)
  • Module 4 – Strategic Management (4 Credits)
  • Module 5 – Cross Cultural Management (3 credits)
  • Module 6- International Economics (4 Credits)
  • Module 7 – International Human Resource Management (3 Credits)
  • Module 8 – Research Methodology (3 Credits)
  • Module 9- Research Project (6 Credits)
  • Module 10- Practical Training (6 Credits)

Assessments

Assessments for the LEB Level 5 Higher Diploma is based wholly on course work, assignments and work based reports.
Assessment for top-up the BBA (Hons) comprises of 70% coursework and a timed unseen written examination which will account for the remaining 30%.

Duration

The top-up the BBA (Hons) should take about 12 to 15 months.
One top-up Diploma modules as appropriate is made available each month and candidates have an additional month to submit assignments. The full LEB Higher Diploma can be completed in 9 months.

LEVEL 5 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

This Higher Diploma is designed to provide a more in depth understanding and application of business administration. It should equip learners with the right knowledge, skills and tools to progress careers and/or take up employment in the business sector. Those who are keen to further their education can progress on to gain entry and acceptance into Year 3 of a Bachelor degree in Business and Management.

Overall Programme Outcomes

On completion of this programme, learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an in depth understanding of management theories, current issues of management, the development of conceptual frameworks to guide their application within organizations operating in an increasingly global and competitive environment.
  • Demonstrate and apply critical skills enabling the investigation and evaluation of valid and relevant management issues and practices.
  • Demonstrate command of a range of competencies relevant to cross-border management, including inter-cultural awareness and understanding.
  • Demonstrate a coherent body of knowledge on economic, ethical, environmental, legal, political, sociological and technological factors together with their effects at local, national and international levels upon the strategy, behaviour and management of organisations.

Assessments

Assessments are based wholly on course work and assignments submitted by learners

Entry Requirement

  • Completion of a level 4 qualification or equivalent.
  • Applicants may be admitted on evidence to show they are able to fulfill and benefit from the objectives of the programme and achieve the standards required via APL or APEL.

Programme Structure

The Level 5 Higher Diploma in Business Administration accrues 120 credits over 8 modules. Each module carries 15 credits and are in:

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Discuss the concepts of planning and control and how the management accountant can assist the management process now and in the future.
  • Select the costing systems that are most appropriate for a given business situation.
  • Analyse the impact on management planning and control systems have on managerial behaviour and the organisation’s accounting system.
  • Construct, analyse and present a set of budget statements for a range of budget types (fixed, flexible, zero based).

Module content includes:

Cost Accounting Fundamentals

This is an introductory unit which deals with the role of management accountants in the planning and control process. The section covers some of the basic concepts used in management accounting such as the way costs can be classified and reported.

Cost Information for Decisions

This section deals with how costs are accumulated or allocated to specific products or services within different types of cost systems. This will enable students to decide which particular costing system would be most appropriate for a given business situation.

Tools for Planning and Control

This section requires you to use your knowledge of costs and systems to prepare, analyse and present budget statements of an organisation. Learners will also explore the behavioural implications of budgetary systems. This section also contains a discussion of the contemporary approach to cost control.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Evaluate and challenge prevailing marketing theories.
  • Discuss, develop and analyse marketing strategies.
  • Develop, analyse and present marketing plans and reports.

Module content includes:

  • Marketing Planning Theories and Models.
  • Situation Analysis.
  • Marketing Strategies and Programmes.
  • Marketing Organisation and Control.
  • Formulating a Marketing Plan.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Recognise the importance of effective operations management to an organization.
  • Create, maintain and improve the necessary conditions for productive work.

Module content includes:

  • Understanding Operations Management.
  • Operations and Strategy – including possible contractual/partnership relationships.
  • Operations Performance Objectives.
  • Managing Process Design.
  • Managing Quality.
  • Managing Capacity.
  • Managing Materials.
  • Managing Work and Work Systems.
  • Managing Change.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Gain a better understanding of contemporary management issues from an international and cross cultural perspective.
  • Developed awareness and sensitivity to cultural differences in behaviour in order to improve skills for working in multicultural organisations and markets.
  • Develop the ability to handle differences in intercultural communication styles, to prevent intercultural conflicts.
  • Gain a better understanding of staffing, training and compensation issues for global operations.

Module content includes:

  • Introduction to intercultural Management.
  • Rules of the “social game”.
  • Intercultural Leadership Management.
  • Intercultural Communication.
  • Social and Intercultural Competence.
  • Intercultural Conflict and Negotiation Management.
  • Global Human Resource Management.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the context in which international business takes place.
  • Distinguish what differentiates international from domestic business.
  • Research the international business environment and understand the actors and their interaction in it.
  • Apply knowledge and skills needed to develop solutions and challenges present in the international business environment.

Module content includes:

  • Introduction to and overview of the international business environment.
  • The cultural environment.
  • The political and legal environment.
  • The economic environment.
  • Government and parastatal influences on trade and investment.
  • Corporate trade and investment issues and international marketing.
  • Business-government relations.
  • The international financial environment, currency and capital market issues.
  • International market selection.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Analyze the effect to psychological and social process on process on individual and group behavior.
  • Demonstrate the ability to incorporate insights of various influential theories of management and Organizational behavior in work situations.
  • Diagnose the cause, consequences, and implication of Organizational decisions and actions to bring about improvements in the organization.
  • Learn how Organizational change affects all aspects of the organization from the individual to the group to the structure and culture of organization.

Module content includes:

Introduction

  • Management: An applied Behavioral Sciences Approach.
  • Managing in rapidly changing world.
  • Challenging and Opportunities for Organizational Behavior.

The Individual

  • Personality, Principles, and Ethics.
  • The importance of Learning.
  • Stress Management.

The Group

  • Power and Politics.
  • Conflict and Negotiation.

The Organization

  • Work Design and Technology.
  • Organizational Culture.
  • Organizational Change.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Analyse Global competitive, economic, social, cultural, legal, regulatory, and financial environments that impact on international marketing management.
  • Evaluate issues in the global marketing mix decisions of product, price, place and promotion.
  • Appraise Strategic alternatives for global sourcing, and global market entry and expansion, and the factors influencing the choice of these alternatives.
  • Analyse how multinational firms manage and organise their global marketing activities?

Module content includes:

  • Introduction to global marketing.
  • Global marketing planning.
  • Market environmental scan.
  • Global marketing information systems & research.
  • Global segmentation, targeting & positioning.
  • Alternative strategies for global market entry & expansion.
  • Competitive analysis & strategy.
  • Co-operative strategies & global.
  • Product and Pricing decisions.
  • Channel decisions.
  • Global marketing communication decisions : advertising.
  • Leading, organising & controlling the global marketing effort.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the implications of HR decisions on the workforce and the organisation.
  • Develop a critical awareness and understanding of current theory and good practice in the management of people.

Module content includes:

  • An introduction to people management, the importance of the human resource to effective organisational performance and the distinction between specialist HR and line management responsibilities.
  • HRP, flexibility, recruitment and selection.
  • Managing reward, performance & conduct.
  • Employee development.
  • Managing health & safety, managing stress.
  • Diversity management.
  • Generating commitment through involvement.
  • Employee relations.
  • Contemporary issues.

LEVEL 4 EXTENDED DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

This Extended Diploma in Business Administration is designed to provide a broad understanding of business administration. It should equip learners with the right knowledge, skills and tools to progress careers and/or take up employment in the business sector. Those who are keen to further their education/qualification can progress to the Higher Diploma in Business Administration or gain entry and acceptance into Year 2 of a Bachelor degree in Business and Management.

Overall Programme Outcomes

On completion of this programme, learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of foundational management theories, current issues of management, the development of conceptual frameworks to guide its application within organizations operating in an increasingly global and competitive environment.
  • Demonstrate and apply critical skills to enable an investigation and evaluation of management issues and practices.
  • Acquire the critical skills of thinking, learning, investigation and examination of information as well as academic writing and business reports.

Assessments

Assessments are based wholly on course work and assignments submitted by learners

Entry Requirement

  • Completion of a level 3 qualification or equivalent.
  • Applicants may be admitted on evidence to show they are able to fulfill and benefit from the objectives of the programme and achieve the standards required.

Programme Structure

The Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business Administration accrues 120 credits over 8 modules. Each module carries 15 credits and are in:

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Prepare statements of business performance.
  • Apply and interpret statements of business performance including using costing information to enhance financial control and decision making.

Module content includes:

  • Preparation of basic financial statements for sole traders.
  • Adjustments to those accounts.
  • Application of these principles to company accounts.
  • Examining the data presented by companies when reporting financial performance.
  • Interpreting data and identifying problems.
  • Identify the differing costs within a business.
  • Analyse cost behaviour and control.
  • Prepare and interpret cash budgets as a form of control.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a knowledge of basic micro-economic models used in the analysis of markets, firms and industries.
  • Demonstrate a basic ability to use simple micro-economic models to analyse real world market and business problems.

Module content includes:

  • Opportunity cost and production possibility frontiers.
  • Demand and supply model.
  • Applications of demand and supply analysis.
  • Models of product and cost curves.
  • Profit maximisation, short run and long run analysis of firms strategies under perfect competition, monopoly, and monopolistic competition.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Identify the differing nature of customer needs and wants within a chosen marketing environment.
  • Recognise the important role of market segmentation, pricing, targeting and positioning process for an organisation’s sustained success.
  • Analyse the marketing environment
  • Understand the marketing planning process and marketing mix

Module content includes:

  • Marketing Definition and Marketing Orientation
  • The Marketing Environment
  • Overview of Marketing Planning
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Marketing Research and Information Systems
  • Market Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning
  • Introduction to Marketing Mix
  • Creating Customer Value

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Identify and differentiate between managerial functions
  • Apply and use the concept of management functions
  • Analyze the environment and use it in management activities

Module content includes:

  • Introduction to Management
  • Organization and Environment
  • Foundation of Planning
  • Planning Tools
  • Organizational Structure and Design
  • Communication in Organization
  • Leadership
  • Managerial Control

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Apply financial mathematics in calculating and preparing forecast relating to cash flow, working capital requirements to facilitate better decision making.
  • Evaluate financial investment and financing of assets alternatives and thereby help in minimizing the risk and maximizing the return.

Module content includes:

  • Mathematical Formulae
  • Basic Algebra
  • Data Analysis and Presentation
  • Correlation and Time Series
  • Pearson’s correlation coefficient
  • Business Computation
  • Cash Flow, Working capital management and short term financing
  • Sources of short term financing
  • Cash and marketable securities management
  • Accounts receivable management

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Apply the use of IT/IS applications to facilitate business process.
  • Identify the current technology trends and IT.
  • Help the organization to evaluate and purchase a new system that is high quality and consistent with business goals.
  • Identify the needs of organizations in order to develop the information vision, IT architecture and strategic operational plans.

Module content includes:

  • An Introduction to business and Information Technology.
  • Organizations and Information Technology Support.
  • Managing Organizational Data and Information.
  • Functional and Enterprise System.
  • Strategic Information Systems and Reorganization.
  • Implementing IT: Ethics, Impacts and Security.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively and appropriately.
  • Demonstrate strong oral language skills.
  • Write concise, coherent and accurate business reports in business-appropriate Language.

Module content includes:

  • Application of language in a variety of formal and informal contexts where importance is attached to the development of an awareness of language (e.g.: accuracy, register and appropriateness) as well as functional language such as giving information, persuading and negotiating.
  • Development of language skills within a business or professional framework including on negotiations and discussions through listening to audio, video recordings and online communications.
  • Examination of various aspects of business and work, e.g.: equal opportunities, technology, the changing workplace and globalisation.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Identify the main sources of commercial/ business law in which behavior within society is regulated.
  • Understand the meaning and applications of the different provisions of the law of contract in business transactions including standard and exemption clauses, conditions and warranties, remedies and breaches of contract.
  • Identify relevant employment law provision which governs the employer and employee relationships.
  • Application of the appropriate laws relating to the financing and management of companies limited by shares.

Module content includes:

  • Introduction to the Concept and Sources of Law
  • Offer and Acceptance
  • Consideration
  • Other Essentials of a Contract
  • Contents of a Contract
  • Void, Voidable and Unlawful Contracts
  • Discharge or Contracts
  • Employment Law
  • Company Administration
  • Finance and Management of companies
  • Prepare and interpret cash budgets as a form of control.

If you have any questions regarding this course, please contact us.

BBA (Hons) International Business – North Borneo University College, Malaysia (1 ½ Years)

Price: RM24,000.00

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Course Details
  • Duration1.5 Years
  • WhereNorth Borneo University College, Malaysia

With continuous and ever-growing internationalization on a global scale, there is a growing recognition that the traditional and generic business management programme is unable to cater to the rising demand of trained and knowledge workers with specialised knowledge and skills in international business. This degree which focusses on international business is geared towards the increasingly globalised environment. This qualification will equip successful graduates with the requisite knowledge and understanding required to pursue the demands of the providing executive and managerial expertise required to serve the international business sectors.

Programme Learning Outcomes

  • Acquire knowledge, skills, values, attitudes and thinking ability to compete globally as an executive in International Business.
  • Analyse, evaluate, solve and making critical decision based on evidence and experience gained throughout their course of study as an executive in International Business.
  • Apply their creative thinking and innovative ability for the betterment of the profession and society as an executive in International Business.
  • Equipped them with continued desire to upgrade their knowledge and adopt lifelong learning process as an executive in International Business.
  • Undertake research and development activities for the advancement of their profession and organizations as an executive in International Business.
  • Perform their roles and responsibility, professionally, skillfully, effectively in the global job market wherever they are involved as an executive in International Business.
  • Use technologies in their profession as an executive in International Business.
  • Act effectively as an individual, in a group with leadership, managerial and entrepreneurial capabilities as an executive in International Business.

Entry Requirements

If candidates have a level 5 Diploma in business that has been has approved by Knowledge Universes under the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL), then these candidates will only need to undertake of 10 modules or units of study to achieve this degree from NBUC.
For candidates that do not have a level 5 Diploma, they may need to undertake a full approved Diploma or only a number of modules from an approved Diploma. The Academic Director of Knowledge Universes will determine this.
Generally, to only undertake the top-up ten NBUC modules, candidates must meet one of the following entry requirements:

  • The London Examinations Board Higher Diploma in Business Administration; or
  • A Level 5 diploma equivalent to the London Examinations Board Higher Diploma in Business Administration; or
  • Applicants with the equivalent of a Year 1 and Year 2 undergraduate degree in Business recognised by the Admission and Advanced Standing Panel of Knowledge Universe.

For candidates that do not have a level 4 diploma there is an option to undertake the London Examinations Board level 4 and level 5 diplomas first, before commencing with the NBUC top-up degree.

The top-up NBUC modules

The Level 6 Top-Up Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) International Business accrues 40 Credits based on the Malaysia Qualification Framework (MQF) consisting a total of 10 modules or units of study. The modules/ units are as follow:

  • Module 1 –International Management (3 Credits)
  • Module 2 – International Financial Management (4 Credits)
  • Module 3 – Export Management (4 Credits)
  • Module 4 – Strategic Management (4 Credits)
  • Module 5 – Cross Cultural Management (3 credits)
  • Module 6- International Economics (4 Credits)
  • Module 7 – International Human Resource Management (3 Credits)
  • Module 8 – Research Methodology (3 Credits)
  • Module 9- Research Project (6 Credits)
  • Module 10- Practical Training (6 Credits)

Assessments

Assessments for the LEB Level 5 Higher Diploma is based wholly on course work, assignments and work based reports.
Assessment for top-up the BBA (Hons) comprises of 70% coursework and a timed unseen written examination which will account for the remaining 30%.

Duration

The top-up the BBA (Hons) should take about 12 to 15 months.
One top-up Diploma modules as appropriate is made available each month and candidates have an additional month to submit assignments. The full LEB Higher Diploma can be completed in 9 months.

LEVEL 5 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

This Higher Diploma is designed to provide a more in depth understanding and application of business administration. It should equip learners with the right knowledge, skills and tools to progress careers and/or take up employment in the business sector. Those who are keen to further their education can progress on to gain entry and acceptance into Year 3 of a Bachelor degree in Business and Management.

Overall Programme Outcomes

On completion of this programme, learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an in depth understanding of management theories, current issues of management, the development of conceptual frameworks to guide their application within organizations operating in an increasingly global and competitive environment.
  • Demonstrate and apply critical skills enabling the investigation and evaluation of valid and relevant management issues and practices.
  • Demonstrate command of a range of competencies relevant to cross-border management, including inter-cultural awareness and understanding.
  • Demonstrate a coherent body of knowledge on economic, ethical, environmental, legal, political, sociological and technological factors together with their effects at local, national and international levels upon the strategy, behaviour and management of organisations.

Assessments

Assessments are based wholly on course work and assignments submitted by learners

Entry Requirement

  • Completion of a level 4 qualification or equivalent.
  • Applicants may be admitted on evidence to show they are able to fulfill and benefit from the objectives of the programme and achieve the standards required via APL or APEL.

Programme Structure

The Level 5 Higher Diploma in Business Administration accrues 120 credits over 8 modules. Each module carries 15 credits and are in:

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Discuss the concepts of planning and control and how the management accountant can assist the management process now and in the future.
  • Select the costing systems that are most appropriate for a given business situation.
  • Analyse the impact on management planning and control systems have on managerial behaviour and the organisation’s accounting system.
  • Construct, analyse and present a set of budget statements for a range of budget types (fixed, flexible, zero based).

Module content includes:

Cost Accounting Fundamentals

This is an introductory unit which deals with the role of management accountants in the planning and control process. The section covers some of the basic concepts used in management accounting such as the way costs can be classified and reported.

Cost Information for Decisions

This section deals with how costs are accumulated or allocated to specific products or services within different types of cost systems. This will enable students to decide which particular costing system would be most appropriate for a given business situation.

Tools for Planning and Control

This section requires you to use your knowledge of costs and systems to prepare, analyse and present budget statements of an organisation. Learners will also explore the behavioural implications of budgetary systems. This section also contains a discussion of the contemporary approach to cost control.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Evaluate and challenge prevailing marketing theories.
  • Discuss, develop and analyse marketing strategies.
  • Develop, analyse and present marketing plans and reports.

Module content includes:

  • Marketing Planning Theories and Models.
  • Situation Analysis.
  • Marketing Strategies and Programmes.
  • Marketing Organisation and Control.
  • Formulating a Marketing Plan.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Recognise the importance of effective operations management to an organization.
  • Create, maintain and improve the necessary conditions for productive work.

Module content includes:

  • Understanding Operations Management.
  • Operations and Strategy – including possible contractual/partnership relationships.
  • Operations Performance Objectives.
  • Managing Process Design.
  • Managing Quality.
  • Managing Capacity.
  • Managing Materials.
  • Managing Work and Work Systems.
  • Managing Change.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Gain a better understanding of contemporary management issues from an international and cross cultural perspective.
  • Developed awareness and sensitivity to cultural differences in behaviour in order to improve skills for working in multicultural organisations and markets.
  • Develop the ability to handle differences in intercultural communication styles, to prevent intercultural conflicts.
  • Gain a better understanding of staffing, training and compensation issues for global operations.

Module content includes:

  • Introduction to intercultural Management.
  • Rules of the “social game”.
  • Intercultural Leadership Management.
  • Intercultural Communication.
  • Social and Intercultural Competence.
  • Intercultural Conflict and Negotiation Management.
  • Global Human Resource Management.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the context in which international business takes place.
  • Distinguish what differentiates international from domestic business.
  • Research the international business environment and understand the actors and their interaction in it.
  • Apply knowledge and skills needed to develop solutions and challenges present in the international business environment.

Module content includes:

  • Introduction to and overview of the international business environment.
  • The cultural environment.
  • The political and legal environment.
  • The economic environment.
  • Government and parastatal influences on trade and investment.
  • Corporate trade and investment issues and international marketing.
  • Business-government relations.
  • The international financial environment, currency and capital market issues.
  • International market selection.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Analyze the effect to psychological and social process on process on individual and group behavior.
  • Demonstrate the ability to incorporate insights of various influential theories of management and Organizational behavior in work situations.
  • Diagnose the cause, consequences, and implication of Organizational decisions and actions to bring about improvements in the organization.
  • Learn how Organizational change affects all aspects of the organization from the individual to the group to the structure and culture of organization.

Module content includes:

Introduction

  • Management: An applied Behavioral Sciences Approach.
  • Managing in rapidly changing world.
  • Challenging and Opportunities for Organizational Behavior.

The Individual

  • Personality, Principles, and Ethics.
  • The importance of Learning.
  • Stress Management.

The Group

  • Power and Politics.
  • Conflict and Negotiation.

The Organization

  • Work Design and Technology.
  • Organizational Culture.
  • Organizational Change.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Analyse Global competitive, economic, social, cultural, legal, regulatory, and financial environments that impact on international marketing management.
  • Evaluate issues in the global marketing mix decisions of product, price, place and promotion.
  • Appraise Strategic alternatives for global sourcing, and global market entry and expansion, and the factors influencing the choice of these alternatives.
  • Analyse how multinational firms manage and organise their global marketing activities?

Module content includes:

  • Introduction to global marketing.
  • Global marketing planning.
  • Market environmental scan.
  • Global marketing information systems & research.
  • Global segmentation, targeting & positioning.
  • Alternative strategies for global market entry & expansion.
  • Competitive analysis & strategy.
  • Co-operative strategies & global.
  • Product and Pricing decisions.
  • Channel decisions.
  • Global marketing communication decisions : advertising.
  • Leading, organising & controlling the global marketing effort.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the implications of HR decisions on the workforce and the organisation.
  • Develop a critical awareness and understanding of current theory and good practice in the management of people.

Module content includes:

  • An introduction to people management, the importance of the human resource to effective organisational performance and the distinction between specialist HR and line management responsibilities.
  • HRP, flexibility, recruitment and selection.
  • Managing reward, performance & conduct.
  • Employee development.
  • Managing health & safety, managing stress.
  • Diversity management.
  • Generating commitment through involvement.
  • Employee relations.
  • Contemporary issues.

If you have any questions regarding this course, please contact us.

BBA (Hons) Marketing – North Borneo University College, Malaysia (2½ Years)

Price: RM36,000.00

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Course Details
  • Duration2.5 Years
  • WhereNorth Borneo University College, Malaysia

With continuous and ever growing internationalisation on a global scale, there is a growing recognition that the traditional and generic business management programme is unable to cater to the rising demand of trained and knowledge workers with specialised knowledge and skills in the increasingly important marketing function for business organisations.
This degree which focusses on marketing is geared towards the increasingly globalised environment. This qualification will equip successful graduates with the requisite knowledge and understanding required to pursue the demands of the providing executive and managerial expertise required to serve the marketing function.
It is designed to develop knowledge and skills needed by those Candidates wishing to follow the challenging and rewarding marketing function.
The degree also aims to provide Candidates with a set of employability attributes that are crucial for Business graduates, including communication, critical thinking, team-working and numerical and IT skills.
The programme uses various teaching and assessment strategies to enhance Candidates’ communication skills, ranging from in-class presentations and optional real-life business/ marketing projects to writing up reports that focus on solutions to problems confronted by business organisations.

Programme Learning Outcomes

  • Acquire knowledge, skills, values, attitudes and thinking ability to compete globally as an executive in International Business.
  • Analyse, evaluate, solve and making critical decision based on evidence and experience gained throughout their course of study as an executive in International Business.
  • Apply their creative thinking and innovative ability for the betterment of the profession and society as an executive in International Business.
  • Equipped them with continued desire to upgrade their knowledge and adopt lifelong learning process as an executive in International Business.
  • Undertake research and development activities for the advancement of their profession and organizations as an executive in International Business.
  • Perform their roles and responsibility, professionally, skillfully, effectively in the global job market wherever they are involved as an executive in International Business.
  • Use technologies in their profession as an executive in International Business.
  • Act effectively as an individual, in a group with leadership, managerial and entrepreneurial capabilities as an executive in International Business.

Entry Requirements

If candidates have a level 5 Diploma in business that has been has approved by Knowledge Universes under the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL), then these candidates will only need to undertake of 10 modules or units of study to achieve this degree from NBUC.
For candidates that do not have a level 5 Diploma, they may need to undertake a full approved Diploma or only a number of modules from an approved Diploma. The Academic Director of Knowledge Universes will determine this.
Generally, to only undertake the top-up ten NBUC modules, candidates must meet one of the following entry requirements:

  • The London Examinations Board Higher Diploma in Business Administration; or
  • A Level 5 diploma equivalent to the London Examinations Board Higher Diploma in Business Administration; or
  • Applicants with the equivalent of a Year 1 and Year 2 undergraduate degree in Business recognised by the Admission and Advanced Standing Panel of Knowledge Universe.

For candidates that do not have a level 4 diploma there is an option to undertake the London Examinations Board level 4 and level 5 diplomas first, before commencing with the NBUC top-up degree.

The top-up NBUC modules

The Level 6 Top-Up Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Marketing accrues 40 Credits based on the Malaysia Qualification Framework (MQF) consisting a total of 10 modules or units of study. The modules/units are as follow:

  • Module 1 –Marketing Research (4 Credits)
  • Module 2 – Service Marketing (3 Credits)
  • Module 3 – Marketing Channel Management (3 Credits)
  • Module 4 – Strategic Management (4 Credits)
  • Module 5 – Cross Cultural Management (3 credits)
  • Module 6- Industrial Marketing (3 Credits)
  • Module 7 – Product Management (4 Credits)
  • Module 8 – International Marketing (4 Credits)
  • Module 9 – Research Project (6 Credits)
  • Module 10- Practical Training (6 Credits)

Assessments

  • Assessments for the LEB Level 5 Higher Diploma is based wholly on course work, assignments and work based reports.
  • Assessment for top-up the BBA (Hons) comprises of 70% coursework and a timed unseen written examination which will account for the remaining 30%.

Duration

  • The top-up the BBA (Hons) should take about 12 to 15 months.
  • One top-up Diploma modules as appropriate is made available each month and candidates have an additional month to submit assignments. The full LEB Higher Diploma can be completed in 9 months.

LEVEL 5 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN MARKETING

The marketing function is one of the key functions which can contribute significantly to the profitability and sustainability of business organisations. This has led to an increasing demand for marketing education and the development of marketing programmes.

This Higher Diploma is designed to provide a more in depth understanding and application of marketing combining them with underpinning business administration to equip learners who are keen to take up employment in the marketing and business sector. Those who are keen to further their education can progress on to gain entry and acceptance into Year 3 of a relevant Bachelor degree.

Overall Programme Outcomes

On completion of this programme, learners will be able to:

  • An in depth understanding of marketing and management theories, current issues of management, the development of conceptual frameworks to guide their application within organizations operating in an increasingly global and competitive environment
  • Command of a range of competencies relevant to cross- border management, including inter-cultural awareness and understanding
  • A coherent body of knowledge on economic, ethical, environmental, legal, political, sociological and technological factors together with their effects at local, national and international levels upon the marketing strategy, behaviour and management of organisations

Assessments

  • Assessments are based wholly on course work and assignments submitted by learners

Entry Requirement

  • Completion of a level 4 qualification or equivalent.
  • Applicants may be admitted on evidence to show they are able to fulfill and benefit from the objectives of the programme and achieve the standards required via APL or APEL.

Programme Structure

The Level 5 Higher Diploma accrues 120 credits over 8 Modules. Each Module carries 15 credits and is in:

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Examine the current debates over the nature and processes of branding and brand management including the global market
  • Examine the components of brand equity and apply brand equity analysis
  • Analyse the underlying psychological, sociological and anthropological aspects of branding and buyer behaviour
  • Examine key models and frameworks to analyse and evaluate the nature of brand management

Module Content includes:

  • Brand and Branding Concept
  • Brand equity
  • Consumer psychology and brands
  • Brand identity and image, corporate identity
  • Brand creation
  • Brand extensions
  • Brand portfolios
  • Global branding issues
  • Brand management and implications for communications strategy

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Evaluate and challenge prevailing marketing theories.
  • Discuss, develop and analyse marketing strategies.
  • Develop, analyse and present marketing plans and reports.

Module content includes:

  • Marketing Planning Theories and Models.
  • Situation Analysis.
  • Marketing Strategies and Programmes.
  • Marketing Organisation and Control.
  • Formulating a Marketing Plan.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Recognise the importance of effective operations management to an organization.
  • Create, maintain and improve the necessary conditions for productive work.

Module content includes:

  • Understanding Operations Management.
  • Operations and Strategy – including possible contractual/partnership relationships.
  • Operations Performance Objectives.
  • Managing Process Design.
  • Managing Quality.
  • Managing Capacity.
  • Managing Materials.
  • Managing Work and Work Systems.
  • Managing Change.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Analyse Global competitive, economic, social, cultural, legal, regulatory, and financial environments that impact on international marketing management.
  • Evaluate issues in the global marketing mix decisions of product, price, place and promotion.
  • Appraise Strategic alternatives for global sourcing, and global market entry and expansion, and the factors influencing the choice of these alternatives.
  • Analyse how multinational firms manage and organise their global marketing activities?

Module content includes:

  • Introduction to global marketing.
  • Global marketing planning.
  • Market environmental scan.
  • Global marketing information systems & research.
  • Global segmentation, targeting & positioning.
  • Alternative strategies for global market entry & expansion.
  • Competitive analysis & strategy.
  • Co-operative strategies & global.
  • Product and Pricing decisions.
  • Channel decisions.
  • Global marketing communication decisions : advertising.
  • Leading, organising & controlling the global marketing effort.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the context in which international business takes place.
  • Distinguish what differentiates international from domestic business.
  • Research the international business environment and understand the actors and their interaction in it.
  • Apply knowledge and skills needed to develop solutions and challenges present in the international business environment.

Module content includes:

  • Introduction to and overview of the international business environment.
  • The cultural environment.
  • The political and legal environment.
  • The economic environment.
  • Government and parastatal influences on trade and investment.
  • Corporate trade and investment issues and international marketing.
  • Business-government relations.
  • The international financial environment, currency and capital market issues.
  • International market selection.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Analyze the effect to psychological and social process on process on individual and group behavior.
  • Demonstrate the ability to incorporate insights of various influential theories of management and Organizational behavior in work situations.
  • Diagnose the cause, consequences, and implication of Organizational decisions and actions to bring about improvements in the organization.
  • Learn how Organizational change affects all aspects of the organization from the individual to the group to the structure and culture of organization.

Module content includes:

Introduction

  • Management: An applied Behavioral Sciences Approach.
  • Managing in rapidly changing world.
  • Challenging and Opportunities for Organizational Behavior.

The Individual

  • Personality, Principles, and Ethics.
  • The importance of Learning.
  • Stress Management.

The Group

  • Power and Politics.
  • Conflict and Negotiation.

The Organization

  • Work Design and Technology.
  • Organizational Culture.
  • Organizational Change.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Identify the key components of marketing strategy and evaluate the extent to which digital technologies change existing marketing models
  • Examine how new models and strategies can be applied to effectively use digital technologies
  • Analyse the impact digital technologies have on consumer behaviour; consumer research and customer relationships
  • Identify best practice in designing the digital customer experience online;
  • Demonstrate how Social Media Marketing can be successfully employed

Module content includes:

Digital Marketing Fundamentals

  • The Digital Environment: Online market place analysis & models. The rate of environment change. Social Factors, Legal and ethical issues of internet usage. Technological factors, Economic Factors and Political Factors
  • Strategic Marketing Objectives: Setting objectives, what can your digital presence accomplish?
  • The Digital Marketing Mix: The 4 P’s revisited; Services marketing mix and a final P for Partnerships Digital Consumers
  • The Digital Consumer: Online information processing; online buying process; researching the digital consumer
  • The Relationship: Relationship marketing, Database marketing, e-CRM

Digital Marketing Mix: IMC Owned, Paid and Earned

  • Paid: Planning, Managing & optimising campaigns. SEM/ SEO SEM / SEO Defined Adwords Overview. Google Online Marketing Challenge. Affiliate Marketing and online partnerships, Email, Interactive Display Advertising and Real Time Bidding
  • Earned: Using Social Media; Viral and WOM in action
  • Owned: Your Website, Website Design and Build, Initiation of website projects, Designing the user experience, Developing & Testing of Content, Online Retail merchandising

Digital Marketing Strategy

  • Goals of interactive marketing communications, Goal Setting & Tracking, Campaign Insight Budgeting & Selecting the Digital Mix, Integration into overall plan. Performance Management

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the implications of HR decisions on the workforce and the organisation.
  • Develop a critical awareness and understanding of current theory and good practice in the management of people.

Module content includes:

  • An introduction to people management, the importance of the human resource to effective organisational performance and the distinction between specialist HR and line management responsibilities.
  • HRP, flexibility, recruitment and selection.
  • Managing reward, performance & conduct.
  • Employee development.
  • Managing health & safety, managing stress.
  • Diversity management.
  • Generating commitment through involvement.
  • Employee relations.
  • Contemporary issues.

LEVEL 4 EXTENDED DIPLOMA IN MARKETING

The continual growth and development in the 21st century requires an accompanying increase in the supply of competent knowledge workers to operate within business organizations. Marketing is one of the most critical and important aspect of any business organization. Communicating the value of a product or service to customers effectively is one of the key for organizational performance and profitability.

This Extended Diploma is designed to provide a fundamental understanding of practices underpinning Marketing. It is designed to equip those who are keen to take up employment in marketing within the business sector. Those who are keen to further their education can progress on to either the Higher Diploma in Marketing or gain entry and acceptance into Year 2 of a Bachelor degree.

Overall Programme Outcomes

On completion of this programme, learners will be able to:

  • Be able to identify core concepts of marketing and the role of marketing in business and society.
  • Have business related knowledge and an understanding of the practices linked to the marketing function.
  • Be able to examine how consumer buying behavior impacts marketing.
  • Be able to examine promotional marketing practices and strategies based on marketing mix.

Assessments

Assessments are based wholly on course work, assignments and work based reports submitted by a learner.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should normally be at least 16 years old. No prior knowledge is required, but applicants will only be admitted on evidence to show they are able to fulfill and benefit from the objectives of the programme and achieve the standards required.

Programme Structure

The Level 4 Extended Diploma accrues 120 credits over 8 Modules. Each Module carries 15 credits and is in:

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Practice the basic concepts of accounting and comply with accounting regulatory and legal framework.
  • Comprehend basic steps of the recording process in the accounting cycle
  • Prepare various accounts for transactions including relevant financial statements.
  • Apply the important practice of internal control

Module Content includes:

  • Basic Accounting Concepts
  • The Accounting Equation
  • Analyzing Transactions: Journalizing and Posting
  • Accounting Cycles
  • Accounting for Merchandising Business
  • Prepare Accounts for Transactions
  • Prepare Financial Statements for Single Entity
  • Accounting Systems and Internal Controls
  • Cash and the Internal Control
  • Bank Reconciliation

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Acquire relevant knowledge on how economics decision can be made in managing and making management decision pertaining to price-output-cost behaviour of firms aimed at profit maximisation with or without government trade policies or other measures such as monetary and fiscal policies.
  • Analyse how the market determines both prices of final goods and services as well as prices/cost of factors of production.
  • Evaluate the limitations of the free market which lead to market failures and its impact on prices, efficiency of market operations and economic welfare and how the government can response to market failures.
  • Analyse how macroeconomic forces at work in an open economy determines the level of business economic activities including its impact on the equilibrium national income, economic growth, employment level, balance of payments as well as on the general price level.

Module Content includes:

  • How markets work for determining prices of final goods and services as well as factors of production
  • Market failures and the economics of the public sector
  • Firm behavior and the organization of industry
  • The determination of macro-economic variables
  • National Income Determination
  • International trade and balance of payments
  • The trade cycles and economic activities fluctuations

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Identify the differing nature of customer needs and wants within a chosen marketing environment.
  • Recognise the important role of market segmentation, pricing, targeting and positioning process for an organisation’s sustained success.
  • Analyse the marketing environment
  • Understand the marketing planning process and marketing mix

Module content includes:

  • Marketing Definition and Marketing Orientation
  • The Marketing Environment
  • Overview of Marketing Planning
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Marketing Research and Information Systems
  • Market Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning
  • Introduction to Marketing Mix
  • Creating Customer Value

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Identify and differentiate between managerial functions
  • Apply and use the concept of management functions
  • Analyze the environment and use it in management activities

Module content includes:

  • Introduction to Management
  • Organization and Environment
  • Foundation of Planning
  • Planning Tools
  • Organizational Structure and Design
  • Communication in Organization
  • Leadership
  • Managerial Control

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Identify and explain the fundamental aspects of an Integrated Marketing Communications strategy
  • Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of different marketing communications strategies and tools and the metrics used for measuring communication effectiveness
  • Describe how consumer insights are minded to develop a communications/promotional strategy and how this strategy is executed across various channels and media

Module content includes:

  • Introduction to marketing communications; Communication theory; The marketing communications industry
  • Understanding how marketing communication works
  • Customer decision-making and information processing
  • Managing marketing communications
  • Integrated Marketing Communications; Branding; Corporate Reputation management; Evaluating and measuring communication effectiveness
  • The tools of marketing communications
  • Advertising; Sales promotion; Public Relations; Sponsorship; Direct marketing; Interactive marketing; Personal selling
  • The Media and Marketing Communications
  • Traditional media; Digital Media; Interactive marketing communications; Media planning

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Apply the use of IT/IS applications to facilitate business process.
  • Identify the current technology trends and IT.
  • Help the organization to evaluate and purchase a new system that is high quality and consistent with business goals.
  • Identify the needs of organizations in order to develop the information vision, IT architecture and strategic operational plans.

Module content includes:

  • An Introduction to business and Information Technology.
  • Organizations and Information Technology Support.
  • Managing Organizational Data and Information.
  • Functional and Enterprise System.
  • Strategic Information Systems and Reorganization.
  • Implementing IT: Ethics, Impacts and Security.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Identify and discuss the major ideas and theories that characterise the consumer behaviour field Examine the relevance of consumers’ personal and social make-up and consumers’ behaviour, attitudes, and culture for marketing tactics and strategy
  • Discuss the effect of promotional and marketing activities on consumers’ lives

Module content includes:

  • Consumer perception and brand images
  • The ‘why’ in consumer behaviour and researching consumer motives
  • The consumer’s self-concept and body image
  • Consumers’ attitudes: how they develop and how they’re changed
  • The decision process: stages and limitations
  • Purchase and post-purchase stages
  • Consumer memory
  • Reference groups, families and social class
  • Consumer innovation and diffusion of innovations
  • Income and consumer behaviour
  • Age and consumer behaviour
  • Consumer culture

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Identify the main sources of commercial/ business law in which behavior within society is regulated.
  • Understand the meaning and applications of the different provisions of the law of contract in business transactions including standard and exemption clauses, conditions and warranties, remedies and breaches of contract.
  • Identify relevant employment law provision which governs the employer and employee relationships.
  • Application of the appropriate laws relating to the financing and management of companies limited by shares.

Module content includes:

  • Introduction to the Concept and Sources of Law
  • Offer and Acceptance
  • Consideration
  • Other Essentials of a Contract
  • Contents of a Contract
  • Void, Voidable and Unlawful Contracts
  • Discharge or Contracts
  • Employment Law
  • Company Administration
  • Finance and Management of companies

If you have any questions regarding this course, please contact us.

BBA (Hons) Marketing – North Borneo University College, Malaysia (1½ Years)

Price: RM24,000.00

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Course Details
  • Duration1.5 Years
  • WhereNorth Borneo University College, Malaysia

With continuous and ever growing internationalisation on a global scale, there is a growing recognition that the traditional and generic business management programme is unable to cater to the rising demand of trained and knowledge workers with specialised knowledge and skills in the increasingly important marketing function for business organisations.

This degree which focusses on marketing is geared towards the increasingly globalised environment. This qualification will equip successful graduates with the requisite knowledge and understanding required to pursue the demands of the providing executive and managerial expertise required to serve the marketing function.

It is designed to develop knowledge and skills needed by those Candidates wishing to follow the challenging and rewarding marketing function.
The degree also aims to provide Candidates with a set of employability attributes that are crucial for Business graduates, including communication, critical thinking, team-working and numerical and IT skills.
The programme uses various teaching and assessment strategies to enhance Candidates’ communication skills, ranging from in-class presentations and optional real-life business/ marketing projects to writing up reports that focus on solutions to problems confronted by business organisations.

Programme Learning Outcomes

  • Acquire knowledge, skills, values, attitudes and thinking ability to compete globally as an executive in International Business.
  • Analyse, evaluate, solve and making critical decision based on evidence and experience gained throughout their course of study as an executive in International Business.
  • Apply their creative thinking and innovative ability for the betterment of the profession and society as an executive in International Business.
  • Equipped them with continued desire to upgrade their knowledge and adopt lifelong learning process as an executive in International Business.
  • Undertake research and development activities for the advancement of their profession and organizations as an executive in International Business.
  • Perform their roles and responsibility, professionally, skillfully, effectively in the global job market wherever they are involved as an executive in International Business.
  • Use technologies in their profession as an executive in International Business.
  • Act effectively as an individual, in a group with leadership, managerial and entrepreneurial capabilities as an executive in International Business.

Entry Requirements

If candidates have a level 5 Diploma in business that has been has approved by Knowledge Universes under the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL), then these candidates will only need to undertake of 10 modules or units of study to achieve this degree from NBUC.
For candidates that do not have a level 5 Diploma, they may need to undertake a full approved Diploma or only a number of modules from an approved Diploma. The Academic Director of Knowledge Universes will determine this.
Generally, to only undertake the top-up ten NBUC modules, candidates must meet one of the following entry requirements:

  • The London Examinations Board Higher Diploma in Business Administration; or
  • A Level 5 diploma equivalent to the London Examinations Board Higher Diploma in Business Administration; or
  • Applicants with the equivalent of a Year 1 and Year 2 undergraduate degree in Business recognised by the Admission and Advanced Standing Panel of Knowledge Universe.

For candidates that do not have a level 4 diploma there is an option to undertake the London Examinations Board level 4 and level 5 diplomas first, before commencing with the NBUC top-up degree.

The top-up NBUC modules

The Level 6 Top-Up Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Marketing accrues 40 Credits based on the Malaysia Qualification Framework (MQF) consisting a total of 10 modules or units of study. The modules/units are as follow:

  • Module 1 –Marketing Research (4 Credits)
  • Module 2 – Service Marketing (3 Credits)
  • Module 3 – Marketing Channel Management (3 Credits)
  • Module 4 – Strategic Management (4 Credits)
  • Module 5 – Cross Cultural Management (3 credits)
  • Module 6- Industrial Marketing (3 Credits)
  • Module 7 – Product Management (4 Credits)
  • Module 8 – International Marketing (4 Credits)
  • Module 9 – Research Project (6 Credits)
  • Module 10- Practical Training (6 Credits)

Assessments

  • Assessments for the LEB Level 5 Higher Diploma is based wholly on course work, assignments and work based reports.
  • Assessment for top-up the BBA (Hons) comprises of 70% coursework and a timed unseen written examination which will account for the remaining 30%.

Duration

  • The top-up the BBA (Hons) should take about 12 to 15 months.
  • One top-up Diploma modules as appropriate is made available each month and candidates have an additional month to submit assignments. The full LEB Higher Diploma can be completed in 9 months.

LEVEL 5 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN MARKETING

The marketing function is one of the key functions which can contribute significantly to the profitability and sustainability of business organisations. This has led to an increasing demand for marketing education and the development of marketing programmes.

This Higher Diploma is designed to provide a more in depth understanding and application of marketing combining them with underpinning business administration to equip learners who are keen to take up employment in the marketing and business sector. Those who are keen to further their education can progress on to gain entry and acceptance into Year 3 of a relevant Bachelor degree.

Overall Programme Outcomes

On completion of this programme, learners will be able to:

  • An in depth understanding of marketing and management theories, current issues of management, the development of conceptual frameworks to guide their application within organizations operating in an increasingly global and competitive environment
  • Command of a range of competencies relevant to cross- border management, including inter-cultural awareness and understanding
  • A coherent body of knowledge on economic, ethical, environmental, legal, political, sociological and technological factors together with their effects at local, national and international levels upon the marketing strategy, behaviour and management of organisations

Assessments

  • Assessments are based wholly on course work and assignments submitted by learners

Entry Requirement

  • Completion of a level 4 qualification or equivalent.
  • Applicants may be admitted on evidence to show they are able to fulfill and benefit from the objectives of the programme and achieve the standards required via APL or APEL.

Programme Structure

The Level 5 Higher Diploma accrues 120 credits over 8 Modules. Each Module carries 15 credits and is in:

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Examine the current debates over the nature and processes of branding and brand management including the global market
  • Examine the components of brand equity and apply brand equity analysis
  • Analyse the underlying psychological, sociological and anthropological aspects of branding and buyer behaviour
  • Examine key models and frameworks to analyse and evaluate the nature of brand management

Module Content includes:

  • Brand and Branding Concept
  • Brand equity
  • Consumer psychology and brands
  • Brand identity and image, corporate identity
  • Brand creation
  • Brand extensions
  • Brand portfolios
  • Global branding issues
  • Brand management and implications for communications strategy

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Evaluate and challenge prevailing marketing theories.
  • Discuss, develop and analyse marketing strategies.
  • Develop, analyse and present marketing plans and reports.

Module content includes:

  • Marketing Planning Theories and Models.
  • Situation Analysis.
  • Marketing Strategies and Programmes.
  • Marketing Organisation and Control.
  • Formulating a Marketing Plan.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Recognise the importance of effective operations management to an organization.
  • Create, maintain and improve the necessary conditions for productive work.

Module content includes:

  • Understanding Operations Management.
  • Operations and Strategy – including possible contractual/partnership relationships.
  • Operations Performance Objectives.
  • Managing Process Design.
  • Managing Quality.
  • Managing Capacity.
  • Managing Materials.
  • Managing Work and Work Systems.
  • Managing Change.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Analyse Global competitive, economic, social, cultural, legal, regulatory, and financial environments that impact on international marketing management.
  • Evaluate issues in the global marketing mix decisions of product, price, place and promotion.
  • Appraise Strategic alternatives for global sourcing, and global market entry and expansion, and the factors influencing the choice of these alternatives.
  • Analyse how multinational firms manage and organise their global marketing activities?

Module content includes:

  • Introduction to global marketing.
  • Global marketing planning.
  • Market environmental scan.
  • Global marketing information systems & research.
  • Global segmentation, targeting & positioning.
  • Alternative strategies for global market entry & expansion.
  • Competitive analysis & strategy.
  • Co-operative strategies & global.
  • Product and Pricing decisions.
  • Channel decisions.
  • Global marketing communication decisions : advertising.
  • Leading, organising & controlling the global marketing effort.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the context in which international business takes place.
  • Distinguish what differentiates international from domestic business.
  • Research the international business environment and understand the actors and their interaction in it.
  • Apply knowledge and skills needed to develop solutions and challenges present in the international business environment.

Module content includes:

  • Introduction to and overview of the international business environment.
  • The cultural environment.
  • The political and legal environment.
  • The economic environment.
  • Government and parastatal influences on trade and investment.
  • Corporate trade and investment issues and international marketing.
  • Business-government relations.
  • The international financial environment, currency and capital market issues.
  • International market selection.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Analyze the effect to psychological and social process on process on individual and group behavior.
  • Demonstrate the ability to incorporate insights of various influential theories of management and Organizational behavior in work situations.
  • Diagnose the cause, consequences, and implication of Organizational decisions and actions to bring about improvements in the organization.
  • Learn how Organizational change affects all aspects of the organization from the individual to the group to the structure and culture of organization.

Module content includes:

Introduction

  • Management: An applied Behavioral Sciences Approach.
  • Managing in rapidly changing world.
  • Challenging and Opportunities for Organizational Behavior.

The Individual

  • Personality, Principles, and Ethics.
  • The importance of Learning.
  • Stress Management.

The Group

  • Power and Politics.
  • Conflict and Negotiation.

The Organization

  • Work Design and Technology.
  • Organizational Culture.
  • Organizational Change.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Identify the key components of marketing strategy and evaluate the extent to which digital technologies change existing marketing models
  • Examine how new models and strategies can be applied to effectively use digital technologies
  • Analyse the impact digital technologies have on consumer behaviour; consumer research and customer relationships
  • Identify best practice in designing the digital customer experience online;
  • Demonstrate how Social Media Marketing can be successfully employed

Module content includes:

Digital Marketing Fundamentals

  • The Digital Environment: Online market place analysis & models. The rate of environment change. Social Factors, Legal and ethical issues of internet usage. Technological factors, Economic Factors and Political Factors
  • Strategic Marketing Objectives: Setting objectives, what can your digital presence accomplish?
  • The Digital Marketing Mix: The 4 P’s revisited; Services marketing mix and a final P for Partnerships Digital Consumers
  • The Digital Consumer: Online information processing; online buying process; researching the digital consumer
  • The Relationship: Relationship marketing, Database marketing, e-CRM

Digital Marketing Mix: IMC Owned, Paid and Earned

  • Paid: Planning, Managing & optimising campaigns. SEM/ SEO SEM / SEO Defined Adwords Overview. Google Online Marketing Challenge. Affiliate Marketing and online partnerships, Email, Interactive Display Advertising and Real Time Bidding
  • Earned: Using Social Media; Viral and WOM in action
  • Owned: Your Website, Website Design and Build, Initiation of website projects, Designing the user experience, Developing & Testing of Content, Online Retail merchandising

Digital Marketing Strategy

  • Goals of interactive marketing communications, Goal Setting & Tracking, Campaign Insight Budgeting & Selecting the Digital Mix, Integration into overall plan. Performance Management

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the implications of HR decisions on the workforce and the organisation.
  • Develop a critical awareness and understanding of current theory and good practice in the management of people.

Module content includes:

  • An introduction to people management, the importance of the human resource to effective organisational performance and the distinction between specialist HR and line management responsibilities.
  • HRP, flexibility, recruitment and selection.
  • Managing reward, performance & conduct.
  • Employee development.
  • Managing health & safety, managing stress.
  • Diversity management.
  • Generating commitment through involvement.
  • Employee relations.
  • Contemporary issues.

If you have any questions regarding this course, please contact us.

BBA (Hons) Accounting and Finance – North Borneo University College, Malaysia (2½ Years)

Price: RM36,000.00

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Course Details
  • Duration2.5 Years
  • WhereNorth Borneo University College, Malaysia

The demand for experience and certified knowledge workers by the Banking, Accounting and Finance industry gives rise to the need for a highly reputable qualification in Accounting and Finance that is geared towards the financial sector. This qualification will equip successful graduates with the requisite knowledge and understanding required to pursue the demands of the practice of Accounting and Finance functions and tasks in an increasingly competitive and globalised economy.

Programme Learning Outcomes

A. Subject Knowledge and Understanding

Candidates will be expected to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of issues relating to business through presentation tasks, tutorials and other learning activities.
  • Apply the knowledge gained from various learning activities on to related business, finance and management issues.
  • Identify and provide business consultancy to solve business related problems from the knowledge acquired on the programme of study.
  • Able to pin point sources of problem, organised and solve those issues effectively.

B. Practical Skills

Candidates will be expected to:

  • Undertake and apply appropriate techniques and tools to improve business performance effectively.
  • Undertake diagnosis and analysis of business related problem and recommend appropriate solutions or actions to be taken to resolve those problems.
  • Formulate analytical report and good record filing and safe keeping.
  • Undertake and apply various tools and techniques stipulated in the full programme of study to ascertain the professional competency of the student.

C. Social Skills and Responsibility

Candidates will be expected to:

  • Demonstrate social skills in interacting with others in a business setting or context.
  • Undertake practical activities using skills acquired on to the community and society in which they are expected to work and operate.
  • Emphasize the need for holistic and social responsibility and not just business and profit oriented approach for a society.

D. Attitude, Value and Professionalism

Candidates will be expected to:

  • Apply ethical behaviour and practices as a member of the business community.
  • Act professionally in all business-related activities based on knowledge, skills and ethical values acquired throughout the duration of the programme of study.
  • Not undertake any unprofessional or unethical behaviour and practices.

E. Team, Communication and Leadership

Candidates will be expected to:

  • Undertake team activities successfully without adverse critical comments from team members
  • Manage project effectively and meeting its objectives.
  • Undertake consultancy with confidence and delivers solutions to resolve clients’ problems effectively.
  • Demonstrate qualities of team cooperation, respect, give and take and understanding towards others in an organisation.

F. Problem Solving and Scientific Skills

Candidates are expected to:

  • Provide analytical and diagnostic reports with appropriate recommendations to resolve business related issues and problems.
  • Identify and evaluate its pros and cons in formulating strategies to overcome those problems.
  • Apply relevant theories or techniques to solve problems which arises.

G. Information Management and Lifelong Learning

Candidates are expected to:

  • Gather and file and compile systematically and effectively all learning materials throughout their programme of study.
  • Commit to continuous improvement and lifelong learning to enhance the body of knowledge and skills.
  • Cultivate interest and further development in contemporary knowledge and techniques in strategic management.

H. Entrepreneurship

Candidates are expected to:

  • Manage human resource with high leadership execution.
  • Develop a network of business owners as networking contacts which will be useful upon graduation from the programme of study.
  • Gain management experience from at least one organisation which are registered for at least 6 months or more.

Entry Requirements

If candidates have a level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Finance that has been has approved by Knowledge Universes under the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL), then these candidates will only need to undertake of 10 modules or units of study to achieve this degree from NBUC.

For candidates that do not have a level 5 Diploma, they may need to undertake a full approved Diploma or only a number of modules from an approved Diploma. The Academic Director of Knowledge Universes will determine this.

Generally, to only undertake the top-up ten NBUC modules, candidates must meet one of the following entry requirements:

  • The London Examinations Board Higher Diploma in Accounting and Finance; or
  • A Level 5 diploma equivalent to the London Examinations Board Higher Diploma in Accounting and Finance; or
  • Applicants with the equivalent of a Year 1 and Year 2 undergraduate degree in recognised by the Admission and Advanced Standing Panel of Knowledge Universe.

For candidates that do not have a level 4 diploma there is an option to undertake the London Examinations Board level 4 and level 5 diplomas first, before commencing with the NBUC top-up degree.

The top-up NBUC modules

The Level 6 Top-Up Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Banking (accounting and Finance) accrues 40 Credits based on the Malaysia Qualification Framework (MQF) consisting a total of 10 modules or units of study. The modules/units are as follow:

  • Module 1 –Auditing (4 Credits)
  • Module 2 – Accounting for Control & Performance Management (4 Credits)
  • Module 3 – Financial Reporting (4 Credits)
  • Module 4 – International Financial Management (4 Credits)
  • Module 5 – Taxation (4 Credits)
  • Module 6 – International Human Resource Management (3 credits)
  • Module 7- Strategic Management (4 Credits)
  • Module 8 – Advanced Financial Reporting (4 Credits)
  • Module 9- International Management (3 Credits)
  • Module 10- Practical Training (6 Credits)

Assessments

Assessments for the LEB Level 5 Higher Diploma is based wholly on course work, assignments and work based reports.
Assessment for top-up the BBA (Hons) comprises of 70% coursework and a timed unseen written examination which will account for the remaining 30%.

Duration

The top-up the BBA (Hons) should take about 12 to 15 months.
One top-up Diploma modules as appropriate is made available each month and candidates have an additional month to submit assignments. The full LEB Higher Diploma can be completed in 9 months.

LEVEL 5 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE

This Higher Diploma is being designed to be in alignment with the various professional Accountancy bodies in the UK. It is an extension of the Extended Diploma in Accounting and Finance and designed to provide a deeper understanding and application of the Accounting and Finance disciplines to equip learners who are keen to take up employment in the Accounting profession. Those who are keen to further their education can progress on to Year 3 of a Bachelor degree in Accounting and Finance.

Overall Programme Outcomes

On completion of this programme, learners will be able to:

  • The management of human resources in organisations.
  • The processes of financial management and decision making.
  • Accounting, taxation and financial management principles and practices in its major contexts, including the legal and social environments, the business entity and capital markets, and the integral nature of the accounting function in the successful management of organisations.
  • Current technical language, developments, methods, practices and issues in accounting and financial management.
  • Methods of recording, summarizing, interpreting and preparation of financial statements.

Assessments

Assessments are based on course work, assignments, work based reports submitted by a learner and some modules will have an unseen examination consisting of multiple choice questions.

Entry Requirement

  • Completion of a level 4 qualification or equivalent.
  • Applicants may be admitted on evidence to show they are able to fulfill and benefit from the objectives of the programme and achieve the standards required via APL or APEL.

Programme Structure

The Level 5 Higher Diploma in Accounting and Finance accrues 120 credits over 8 Modules. Each Module carries 15 credits and are in:

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Prepare statutory financial statements for a limited company
  • Prepare consolidated financial statements
  • Interpret financial statements using ratio analysis and other techniques

Module Content includes:

  • Accounting standards and relevant legislation to correctly identify, and adjusting accounting information
  • Preparation of comprehensive income statement of financial position (balance sheet)
  • Notes to the accounts to satisfy current statutory disclosure requirements in respect of accounting policies, fixed assets, current and long-term liabilities and equity
  • Preparation of cash flow statements
  • The accounting treatment of goodwill, non-controlling interest (minority interest) and post-acquisition profits, in the group financial statements
  • The financial statements and profitability, liquidity, efficient use of resources and financial position
  • Drawing conclusions from the information within financial statements

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the different types of tax that can be apply to incorporated businesses.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental concepts in international taxation of incorporated businesses.
  • Prepare corporate income tax calculations based on a given sets of rules.
  • Apply the accounting rules for current and deferred taxation including calculation of deferred tax based on a given set of rules

Module Content includes:

  • Principles and types of taxation.
  • Indirect taxes collected by companies
  • Employee taxation
  • Records and timelines
  • Powers of Tax Authorities
  • Tax avoidance and evasion

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Apply a variety of costing methods, analyse and interpret the results derived from the computations.
  • Apply principles of environmental costing in identifying relevant internalized costs and externalized environment impacts of the organisation’s activities
  • Prepare forecasts of financial results and budgets based on forecasts
  • Appraise Investment Project

Module Content includes:

  • Costing Methods, Results and Interpretations
  • Cost Accounting Systems
  • Forecasting and Budgeting Techniques
  • Information required for Investment Project Appraisal
  • Evaluating Project/Investment Proposal

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Examine the role of the finance function.
  • Analyse the main features of the capital markets and the finance functions interaction with them.
  • Examine the factors involved in the management of working capital and calculate the effect of different strategies.
  • Examine the advantages and disadvantages the main sources of internal and external finance.
  • Calculate the weighted average cost of capital and understand its implications for capital structure.
  • Examine how business evaluation is undertaken.
  • Identify the main components of the risk management process and explain how it operates.

Module Content includes:

  • The role of the finance function
  • Financial planning and analysis
  • Financing decisions
  • Financial controls including Risks Management
  • Business Valuation

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Prepare the full consolidated statements of financial position with subsequent analysis and interpretation of the financial statements.
  • Apply the principles of accounting for capital schemes and foreign exchange rate changes.
  • Analyse accounting principles and their relevance to accounting issues of contemporary interest.
  • Undertake a ratio analysis to appraise performance and financial position.

Module Content includes:

  • Group Financial Statements
  • Accounting for Capital Schemes and Exchange Rate Changes
  • Accounting Recognition and Measurements
  • Analysis of accounts
  • Interpretations of Accounts and Developments in Financial Reporting

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the implications of HR decisions on the workforce and the organisation.
  • Develop a critical awareness and understanding of current theory and good practice in the management of people.

Module content includes:

  • An introduction to people management, the importance of the human resource to effective organisational performance and the distinction between specialist HR and line management responsibilities.
  • HRP, flexibility, recruitment and selection.
  • Managing reward, performance & conduct.
  • Employee development.
  • Managing health & safety, managing stress.
  • Diversity management.
  • Generating commitment through involvement.
  • Employee relations.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Analyse the competitive environment in which businesses operate in.
  • Apply key and emergent strategic management thinking and practice in managing organisations.
  • Use appropriate tools and techniques in managing projects including managing relationships.
  • Apply key human capital management tools and techniques to ensure their contributions to business organisations.

Module Content includes:

  • The Competitive Environment Analytical Tools.
  • Strategic Management.
  • Key Tools for Project Management.
  • Process Control and People Management.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the context in which international business takes place;
  • Distinguish what differentiates international from domestic business;
  • Research the international business environment and understand the actors and their interaction in it; and
  • Apply knowledge and skills needed to develop solutions and challenges present in the international business environment.

Module Content includes:

  • Introduction to and overview of the international business environment.
  • The cultural environment.
  • The political and legal environment.
  • The economic environment.
  • Government influences on trade and investment.
  • Corporate trade and investment issues.
  • The international financial environment, currency and capital markets.

LEVEL 4 EXTENDED DIPLOMA IN ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE

This Extended Diploma is being designed to be in alignment with the various professional Accountancy bodies. It is designed to provide a broad understanding and application of the accounting and business disciplines to equip learners who are keen to take up employment in the accounting profession. Those who are keen to further their education can progress on to either the London Examinations Board Higher Diploma or gain entry and acceptance into Year 2 of a Bachelor degree in accounting and finance.

Overall Programme Outcomes

On completion of this programme, learners will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  • Integrative knowledge and comprehension on key concepts/principles and practices in the field of Accounting and Finance and its related body of knowledge
  • A competent degree of professionalism in undertaking Accounting and Finance operational tasks and roles
  • Identify, analyse and solve problems in the workplace and contribute to organizational improvement relating to Accounting and Finance matters and issues
  • Communication skills both verbally and in written communication to convey ideas, issues, problems and solutions to both experts and non-expert in the work place
  • Ethical values in the workplace required by personnel involved in the field of Accounting and Finance

Assessments

Assessments are based on course work, assignments, work based reports submitted by a learner and some modules will have an unseen examination consisting of multiple choice questions.

Entry Requirements

No prior knowledge is required, but applicants should:

  • Have a Level 3 (QCF) Certificate; or
  • 2 GCE A Levels and its equivalents; or
  • Be a working adults with a few years of working experience.

Programme Structure

The Level 4 Extended Diploma in Accounting and Finance accrues 120 credits over 8 Units. Each Unit carries 15 credits and are in:

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Practice the basic concepts of accounting and comply with accounting regulatory and legal framework
  • Comprehend basic steps of the recording process in the accounting cycle
  • Prepare various accounts for transactions including relevant financial statements
  • Apply the important practice of internal control

Module content includes:

  • Basic Accounting Concepts
  • The Accounting Equation
  • Analyzing Transactions: Journalizing and Posting
  • Accounting Cycles
  • Accounting for Merchandising Business
  • Prepare Accounts for Transactions
  • Prepare Financial Statements for Single Entity
  • Accounting Systems and Internal Controls
  • Cash and the Internal Control
  • Bank Reconciliation

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Identify and differentiate between managerial functions
  • Apply and use the concept of management functions
  • Analyze the environment and use it in management activities

Module content includes:

  • Introduction to Management
  • Organization and Environment
  • Foundation of Planning
  • Planning Tools
  • Organizational Structure and Design
  • Communication in Organization
  • Leadership
  • Managerial Control

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Acquire relevant knowledge on how economics decision can be made in managing and making management decision pertaining to price-output-cost behaviour of firms aimed at profit maximisation with or without government trade policies or other measures such as monetary and fiscal policies.
  • Analyse how the market determines both prices of final goods and services as well as prices/cost of factors of production.
  • Evaluate the limitations of the free market which lead to market failures and its impact on prices, efficiency of market operations and economic welfare and how the government can response to market failures.
  • Analyse how macroeconomic forces at work in an open economy determines the level of business economic activities including its impact on the equilibrium national income, economic growth, employment level, balance of payments as well as on the general price level.

Module Content includes:

  • How markets work for determining prices of final goods and services as well as factors of production
  • Market failures and the economics of the public sector
  • Firm behavior and the organization of industry
  • The determination of macro-economic variables
  • National Income Determination
  • International trade and balance of payments
  • The trade cycles and economic activities fluctuations

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Apply financial mathematics in calculating and preparing forecast relating to cash flow, working capital requirements to facilitate better decision making.
  • Evaluate financial investment and financing of assets alternatives and thereby help in minimizing the risk and maximizing the return.

Module content includes:

  • Mathematical Formulae
  • Basic Algebra
  • Data Analysis and Presentation
  • Correlation and Time Series
  • Pearson’s correlation coefficient
  • Business Computation
  • Cash Flow, Working capital management and short term financing
  • Sources of short term financing
  • Cash and marketable securities management
  • Accounts receivable management

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Identify the main sources of commercial/ business law in which behavior within society is regulated.
  • Understand the meaning and applications of the different provisions of the law of contract in business transactions including standard and exemption clauses, conditions and warranties, remedies and breaches of contract.
  • Identify relevant employment law provision which governs the employer and employee relationships.
  • Application of the appropriate laws relating to the financing and management of companies limited by shares.

Module content includes:

  • Introduction to the Concept and Sources of Law
  • Offer and Acceptance
  • Consideration
  • Other Essentials of a Contract
  • Contents of a Contract
  • Void, Voidable and Unlawful Contracts
  • Discharge or Contracts
  • Employment Law
  • Company Administration
  • Finance and Management of companies

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Apply the use of IT/IS applications to facilitate business process.
  • Identify the current technology trends and IT.
  • Help the organization to evaluate and purchase a new system that is high quality and consistent with business goals.
  • Identify the needs of organizations in order to develop the information vision, IT architecture and strategic operational plans.

Module content includes:

  • An Introduction to business and Information Technology.
  • Organizations and Information Technology Support.
  • Managing Organizational Data and Information.
  • Functional and Enterprise System.
  • Strategic Information Systems and Reorganization.
  • Implementing IT: Ethics, Impacts and Security.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Adhere to the role and standard expected in the practice of management accounting in both the private and public sector bodies
  • Apply appropriate methods for identifying cost and cost behavior
  • Prepare budgetary control statements, variance analysis and integrated accounts in a costing environment
  • Analyse and apply appropriate tools for making decision pertaining to investment both in the medium and longer term

Module content includes:

  • Methods of identifying cost
  • Cost behaviour
  • Budgetary control
  • Prepare statements of variance analysis
  • Integrated accounts in a costing environment
  • Break even analysis
  • Approaches for use in decision making
  • Use of investment appraisal techniques

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of business ethics to business generally and to the professional accountant
  • Articulate the relationship between ethics, governance, the law and social responsibility
  • Analyse situations where ethical dilemmas and conflicts of interest occur and how they may be resolved
  • Demonstrate understanding of the development of corporate governance to meet public concern in relation to management of companies

Module content includes:

  • Importance of ethics
  • Standards of ethical behaviour
  • Ethical conflicts
  • Corporate governance

If you have any questions regarding this course, please contact us.

BBA (Hons) Accounting and Finance – North Borneo University College, Malaysia (1½ Years)

Price: RM24,000.00

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Course Details
  • Duration1.5 Years
  • WhereNorth Borneo University College, Malaysia

The demand for experience and certified knowledge workers by the Banking, Accounting and Finance industry gives rise to the need for a highly reputable qualification in Accounting and Finance that is geared towards the financial sector. This qualification will equip successful graduates with the requisite knowledge and understanding required to pursue the demands of the practice of Accounting and Finance functions and tasks in an increasingly competitive and globalised economy.

Programme Learning Outcomes

A. Subject Knowledge and Understanding

Candidates will be expected to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of issues relating to business through presentation tasks, tutorials and other learning activities.
  • Apply the knowledge gained from various learning activities on to related business, finance and management issues.
  • Identify and provide business consultancy to solve business related problems from the knowledge acquired on the programme of study.
  • Able to pin point sources of problem, organised and solve those issues effectively.

B. Practical Skills

Candidates will be expected to:

  • Undertake and apply appropriate techniques and tools to improve business performance effectively.
  • Undertake diagnosis and analysis of business related problem and recommend appropriate solutions or actions to be taken to resolve those problems.
  • Formulate analytical report and good record filing and safe keeping.
  • Undertake and apply various tools and techniques stipulated in the full programme of study to ascertain the professional competency of the student.

C. Social Skills and Responsibility

Candidates will be expected to:

  • Demonstrate social skills in interacting with others in a business setting or context.
  • Undertake practical activities using skills acquired on to the community and society in which they are expected to work and operate.
  • Emphasize the need for holistic and social responsibility and not just business and profit oriented approach for a society.

D. Attitude, Value and Professionalism

Candidates will be expected to:

  • Apply ethical behaviour and practices as a member of the business community.
  • Act professionally in all business-related activities based on knowledge, skills and ethical values acquired throughout the duration of the programme of study.
  • Not undertake any unprofessional or unethical behaviour and practices.

E. Team, Communication and Leadership

Candidates will be expected to:

  • Undertake team activities successfully without adverse critical comments from team members
  • Manage project effectively and meeting its objectives.
  • Undertake consultancy with confidence and delivers solutions to resolve clients’ problems effectively.
  • Demonstrate qualities of team cooperation, respect, give and take and understanding towards others in an organisation.

F. Problem Solving and Scientific Skills

Candidates are expected to:

  • Provide analytical and diagnostic reports with appropriate recommendations to resolve business related issues and problems.
  • Identify and evaluate its pros and cons in formulating strategies to overcome those problems.
  • Apply relevant theories or techniques to solve problems which arises.

G. Information Management and Lifelong Learning

Candidates are expected to:

  • Gather and file and compile systematically and effectively all learning materials throughout their programme of study.
  • Commit to continuous improvement and lifelong learning to enhance the body of knowledge and skills.
  • Cultivate interest and further development in contemporary knowledge and techniques in strategic management.

H. Entrepreneurship

Candidates are expected to:

  • Manage human resource with high leadership execution.
  • Develop a network of business owners as networking contacts which will be useful upon graduation from the programme of study.
  • Gain management experience from at least one organisation which are registered for at least 6 months or more.

Entry Requirements

If candidates have a level 5 Diploma in Accounting and Finance that has been has approved by Knowledge Universes under the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL), then these candidates will only need to undertake of 10 modules or units of study to achieve this degree from NBUC.

For candidates that do not have a level 5 Diploma, they may need to undertake a full approved Diploma or only a number of modules from an approved Diploma. The Academic Director of Knowledge Universes will determine this.

Generally, to only undertake the top-up ten NBUC modules, candidates must meet one of the following entry requirements:

  • The London Examinations Board Higher Diploma in Accounting and Finance; or
  • A Level 5 diploma equivalent to the London Examinations Board Higher Diploma in Accounting and Finance; or
  • Applicants with the equivalent of a Year 1 and Year 2 undergraduate degree in recognised by the Admission and Advanced Standing Panel of Knowledge Universe.

For candidates that do not have a level 4 diploma there is an option to undertake the London Examinations Board level 4 and level 5 diplomas first, before commencing with the NBUC top-up degree.

The top-up NBUC modules

The Level 6 Top-Up Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Banking (accounting and Finance) accrues 40 Credits based on the Malaysia Qualification Framework (MQF) consisting a total of 10 modules or units of study. The modules/units are as follow:

  • Module 1 –Auditing (4 Credits)
  • Module 2 – Accounting for Control & Performance Management (4 Credits)
  • Module 3 – Financial Reporting (4 Credits)
  • Module 4 – International Financial Management (4 Credits)
  • Module 5 – Taxation (4 Credits)
  • Module 6 – International Human Resource Management (3 credits)
  • Module 7- Strategic Management (4 Credits)
  • Module 8 – Advanced Financial Reporting (4 Credits)
  • Module 9- International Management (3 Credits)
  • Module 10- Practical Training (6 Credits)

Assessments

Assessments for the LEB Level 5 Higher Diploma is based wholly on course work, assignments and work based reports.
Assessment for top-up the BBA (Hons) comprises of 70% coursework and a timed unseen written examination which will account for the remaining 30%.

Duration

The top-up the BBA (Hons) should take about 12 to 15 months.
One top-up Diploma modules as appropriate is made available each month and candidates have an additional month to submit assignments. The full LEB Higher Diploma can be completed in 9 months.

LEVEL 5 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE

This Higher Diploma is being designed to be in alignment with the various professional Accountancy bodies in the UK. It is an extension of the Extended Diploma in Accounting and Finance and designed to provide a deeper understanding and application of the Accounting and Finance disciplines to equip learners who are keen to take up employment in the Accounting profession. Those who are keen to further their education can progress on to Year 3 of a Bachelor degree in Accounting and Finance.

Overall Programme Outcomes

On completion of this programme, learners will be able to:

  • The management of human resources in organisations.
  • The processes of financial management and decision making.
  • Accounting, taxation and financial management principles and practices in its major contexts, including the legal and social environments, the business entity and capital markets, and the integral nature of the accounting function in the successful management of organisations.
  • Current technical language, developments, methods, practices and issues in accounting and financial management.
  • Methods of recording, summarizing, interpreting and preparation of financial statements.

Assessments

Assessments are based on course work, assignments, work based reports submitted by a learner and some modules will have an unseen examination consisting of multiple choice questions.

Entry Requirement

  • Completion of a level 4 qualification or equivalent.
  • Applicants may be admitted on evidence to show they are able to fulfill and benefit from the objectives of the programme and achieve the standards required via APL or APEL.

Programme Structure

The Level 5 Higher Diploma in Accounting and Finance accrues 120 credits over 8 Modules. Each Module carries 15 credits and are in:

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Prepare statutory financial statements for a limited company
  • Prepare consolidated financial statements
  • Interpret financial statements using ratio analysis and other techniques

Module Content includes:

  • Accounting standards and relevant legislation to correctly identify, and adjusting accounting information
  • Preparation of comprehensive income statement of financial position (balance sheet)
  • Notes to the accounts to satisfy current statutory disclosure requirements in respect of accounting policies, fixed assets, current and long-term liabilities and equity
  • Preparation of cash flow statements
  • The accounting treatment of goodwill, non-controlling interest (minority interest) and post-acquisition profits, in the group financial statements
  • The financial statements and profitability, liquidity, efficient use of resources and financial position
  • Drawing conclusions from the information within financial statements

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the different types of tax that can be apply to incorporated businesses.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental concepts in international taxation of incorporated businesses.
  • Prepare corporate income tax calculations based on a given sets of rules.
  • Apply the accounting rules for current and deferred taxation including calculation of deferred tax based on a given set of rules

Module Content includes:

  • Principles and types of taxation.
  • Indirect taxes collected by companies
  • Employee taxation
  • Records and timelines
  • Powers of Tax Authorities
  • Tax avoidance and evasion

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Apply a variety of costing methods, analyse and interpret the results derived from the computations.
  • Apply principles of environmental costing in identifying relevant internalized costs and externalized environment impacts of the organisation’s activities
  • Prepare forecasts of financial results and budgets based on forecasts
  • Appraise Investment Project

Module Content includes:

  • Costing Methods, Results and Interpretations
  • Cost Accounting Systems
  • Forecasting and Budgeting Techniques
  • Information required for Investment Project Appraisal
  • Evaluating Project/Investment Proposal

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Examine the role of the finance function.
  • Analyse the main features of the capital markets and the finance functions interaction with them.
  • Examine the factors involved in the management of working capital and calculate the effect of different strategies.
  • Examine the advantages and disadvantages the main sources of internal and external finance.
  • Calculate the weighted average cost of capital and understand its implications for capital structure.
  • Examine how business evaluation is undertaken.
  • Identify the main components of the risk management process and explain how it operates.

Module Content includes:

  • The role of the finance function
  • Financial planning and analysis
  • Financing decisions
  • Financial controls including Risks Management
  • Business Valuation

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Prepare the full consolidated statements of financial position with subsequent analysis and interpretation of the financial statements.
  • Apply the principles of accounting for capital schemes and foreign exchange rate changes.
  • Analyse accounting principles and their relevance to accounting issues of contemporary interest.
  • Undertake a ratio analysis to appraise performance and financial position.

Module Content includes:

  • Group Financial Statements
  • Accounting for Capital Schemes and Exchange Rate Changes
  • Accounting Recognition and Measurements
  • Analysis of accounts
  • Interpretations of Accounts and Developments in Financial Reporting

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the implications of HR decisions on the workforce and the organisation.
  • Develop a critical awareness and understanding of current theory and good practice in the management of people.

Module content includes:

  • An introduction to people management, the importance of the human resource to effective organisational performance and the distinction between specialist HR and line management responsibilities.
  • HRP, flexibility, recruitment and selection.
  • Managing reward, performance & conduct.
  • Employee development.
  • Managing health & safety, managing stress.
  • Diversity management.
  • Generating commitment through involvement.
  • Employee relations.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Analyse the competitive environment in which businesses operate in.
  • Apply key and emergent strategic management thinking and practice in managing organisations.
  • Use appropriate tools and techniques in managing projects including managing relationships.
  • Apply key human capital management tools and techniques to ensure their contributions to business organisations.

Module Content includes:

  • The Competitive Environment Analytical Tools.
  • Strategic Management.
  • Key Tools for Project Management.
  • Process Control and People Management.

Upon completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the context in which international business takes place;
  • Distinguish what differentiates international from domestic business;
  • Research the international business environment and understand the actors and their interaction in it; and
  • Apply knowledge and skills needed to develop solutions and challenges present in the international business environment.

Module Content includes:

  • Introduction to and overview of the international business environment.
  • The cultural environment.
  • The political and legal environment.
  • The economic environment.
  • Government influences on trade and investment.
  • Corporate trade and investment issues.
  • The international financial environment, currency and capital markets.

If you have any questions regarding this course, please contact us.

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