Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management

Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

 

The purpose of the programme is to provide students with advanced knowledge, skills and competencies in the key functional management disciplines.
The primary focus of the programme is to ensure that students are able to apply their management competencies to the complex and changing business environment to drive organisational growth.

 

 

MINIMUM DURATION

1 Year

 

NQF LEVEL

National Qualifications Framework Level 8 (120 credit points).

 

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A Bachelor degree or equivalent NQF level 7 qualification.

 

 

MODE OF DELIVERY

This programme is offered through supported distance learning.

 

 

 

ASSESSMENT

The final assessment mark for each module consists of an assignment (40 %) and a written examination (60 %).
Examinations are written at the end of each semester.

 

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Business Analyst
Business Manager
General Manager
Business Consultant
Supervisor

 

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Any graduate, employee, manager or aspirant manager whose position requires:
• An integrated knowledge on the functional areas of management.
• A strategic evaluation of business and business opportunities.
• Skills to broaden the leadership of our knowledge based economy enabling sustainable development, growth and prosperity.

 

STUDENT SUPPORT

The programme is delivered through supported distance learning. Workshops are held each semester to support students in their studies. A study guide accompanies each module. The guide includes compulsory readings, self-study activities, tutorial letters and assessment exercises. In addition, students have access to online journals, past examination papers and supplementary learning materials available on the website.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Upon completion of this programme, the student should be able to:
• Apply the concepts and theories of management and leadership.
• Manage human resources in the organisation.
• Interpret and analyse financial statements.
• Apply principles of marketing to the target audience.
• Critically analyse business opportunities and cases.
• Possess sound leadership / management values.

• Integrate knowledge from different functional management fields.
• Identify and solve problems in functional management disciplines in an innovative way.
• Manage information systems effectively and efficiently.
• Contribute to the development and implementation of a business strategy.

 

 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

 

Semester 1
• Organisational Behaviour
• Marketing Management
• Human Resources Management
• Technology and Information Management

 

Semester 2
• Accounting and Financial Management
• Operations Management
• Strategic Management

 

Select one of the following:
• Entrepreneurship
• Project Management
• Managerial Economics
• Business Ethics

 

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YKBS Ltd (formerly MANCOSA Mtius Ltd) is a private company registered by the Registrar of Companies with specific aims to promote higher education in Mauritius. The company is operational as from July 2002 and has been involved in the promotion of MBA and other management programs exclusively on a supported distance learning mode of delivery.