Diploma in Business and Management

Diploma in Business and Management

Course Information

About This Course

The Diploma in Business and Management is the first two years of the Bachelor of Business and Management programme offered by the School of Business and Management.

This programme is designed to equip students with a strong understanding of business principles and management practices. Combining academic learning with practical experiences, this two-year course prepares students for successful careers in various business sectors.

Key Features:

  • Extensive curriculum designed by researching top universities in Australia.
  • Opportunities for higher studies and professional certifications such as CPA PNG, CPA Australia, CMA, MAF, MPA, and MBA.
  • Focus on individual strengths and skill development.
  • Industrial training, internships, and industry visits.
  • National and international teaching faculty.
  • Career guidance and counselling.
  • Placement opportunities in leading industries in PNG.
  • Regular seminars, guest lectures, workshops, and conferences.
  • Flexible entry and exit options within the programme.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the programme, students will be able to:

  • Understand and apply core business and management principles.
  • Develop strategic management skills for business growth.
  • Conduct business research and analyse market trends.
  • Manage business operations and projects effectively.
  • Understand global and Asian marketing dynamics.
  • Utilize business information systems and quantitative analysis tools.
  • Gain practical experience through internships and industry practices.

Material Includes

  • Comprehensive textbooks and reference materials.
  • Access to online learning resources and e-journals.
  • Lecture notes and presentations.
  • Software and Tools.
  • Industrial training and internship opportunities.

Entry Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent with minimum ‘C’ level passes in English and Mathematics.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.50.

Certification Options

  • Completion of Years 1 & 2: Students can obtain a Diploma Certificate.

Target Audience

  • Aspiring students interested in pursuing a career in business and management.
  • Individuals aiming for higher studies and professional certifications in business
  • Students are looking for a comprehensive programme that combines theoretical knowledge with practical experience.
Year 1
Semester 1 Semester 2
(BM0101) Personality Development (IT0102) Business Mathematics
(IT0101) Fundamentals of IT (BM0104) Fundamentals of Business Practices
(BM0102) Principles of Management (AF0101) Principles of Accounting
(BM0103) Business and Academic English (ED0101) Introduction to Economics
Year 2
Semester 1 Semester 2
(BM0201) Business Ethics (BM0204) Business Law
(BM0202) Principles of Marketing (BM0205) Entrepreneurship and Small Business
(IT0209) Business Statistics (AF0206) Fundamentals of Business Finance
(BM0203) Principles of HR Management (BM0206) Internship – Internal Practice

Overview

About This Course

The Diploma in Business and Management is the first two years of the Bachelor of Business and Management programme offered by the School of Business and Management. This programme is designed to equip students with a strong understanding of business principles and management practices. Combining academic learning with practical experiences, this two-year course prepares students for successful careers in various business sectors.

Key Features

  • The curriculum was developed by researching top universities in Australia.
  • Opportunities for higher studies and professional certifications such as MBA and ACS.
  • Focus on individual strengths and skill development.
  • Industrial training, internships, and industry visits.
  • National and international teaching faculty.
  • Career guidance and counselling.
  • Placement opportunities in leading industries in PNG.
  • Regular seminars, guest lectures, workshops, and conferences.
  • Flexible entry and exit options within the programme.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the programme, students will be able to:
  • Understand and apply core business and management principles.
  • Develop strategic management skills for business growth.
  • Conduct business research and analyse market trends.
  • Manage business operations and projects effectively.
  • Understand global and Asian marketing dynamics.
  • Utilize business information systems and quantitative analysis tools.
  • Gain practical experience through internships and industry practices.

Material Includes

  • Comprehensive textbooks and reference materials.
  • Access to online learning resources and e-journals.
  • Lecture notes and presentations.
  • Software and Tools.
  • Industrial training and internship opportunities.

Entry Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent with minimum ‘C’ level passes in English and Mathematics.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.50.

Certification Options

  • Completion of Years 1 & 2: Students can obtain a Diploma Certificate.

Target Audience

  • Aspiring students interested in pursuing a career in business and management.
  • Individuals aiming for higher studies and professional certifications in business.
  • Students are looking for a comprehensive programme that combines theoretical knowledge with practical experience.
Course Content
Year 1
Semester 1 Semester 2
(BM0101) Personality Development (IT0102) Business Mathematics
(IT0101) Fundamentals of IT (BM0104) Fundamentals of Business Practices
(BM0102) Principles of Management (AF0101) Principles of Accounting
(BM0103) Business and Academic English (ED0101) Introduction to Economics
Year 2
Semester 1 Semester 2
(BM0201) Business Ethics (BM0204) Business Law
(BM0202) Principles of Marketing (BM0205) Entrepreneurship and Small Business
(IT0209) Business Statistics (AF0206) Fundamentals of Business Finance
(BM0203) Principles of HR Management (BM0206) Internship – Internal Practice
Fee Structure

For further information and admission details, please contact:

Portion 1553 Sogeri Road 11 Mile, P.O Box 5181 Boroko NCD, Papua New Guinea
Phone: (675) 74114100
BMobile: (675) 7526086
Digicel: (675) 70031097
Email: ask@ibs.ac.pg
Website: www.ibs.ac.pg

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