This module aims to impart basic accounting and finance knowledge. Students will be taught how to interpret and use financial accounting information for decision-making. This module will also cover budgeting, financing strategies and working capital management as well as capital investment analysis.
This module enables students to deliver clear and logical messages to their audience. They will develop written communication skills through crafting business messages such as business letters, emails and meeting minutes. In addition, students will work through presentations and simulated meetings to refine their spoken communication skills, discussion techniques and people skills.
This module equips students with a basic knowledge of the fundamentals of business law and their application in a business environment. Topics include the Singapore legal system, law of contract, agency law, law of tort, law of business organisations, introduction to company law, intellectual property law and business ethics.
This module will enable students to learn the fundamentals of business and build socio-cultural skills. It immerses students in the reality of the business world and helps them understand the impact of globalisation. Students will discuss how contemporary world affairs affect business strategies that may influence business success.
This module provides students with practical insights and methods into designing content for digital media communication using user-centred design principles and approaches. Students will apply these principles to address issues related to user experience design, information design, interface design, presentation, imagery and visualisation of information on various digital devices and platforms.
English Language Express aims to give you a better grounding in the English Language and to strengthen the written and oral communications skills that you will need in your academic and professional careers. You will be engaged in writing, reading, listening and speaking activities that will develop your ability to speak and write grammatically, coherently and clearly. You will also hone your reading and listening comprehension skills.
Students are introduced to the basic concepts of statistics for decision-making in the business world. They will also be taught how to organise and analyse data and interpret the results. Students will learn to create, capture and manipulate data in spreadsheet formats to help businesses solve business problems and improve business operations and processes. Students will also learn to organise and present data using spreadsheets to aid in their analysis and interpretation.
This module gives students a foundational introduction to their three-year diploma course curriculum and how it prepares them for industry. It will help them embark on their course with the end in mind through guided reflection on their personal characteristics and development of an overall game plan for their future education and career goals.
This module aims to provide the students with an introduction to programming. It covers the basic tenets of algorithmic thinking to problem solving. It also covers the desired characteristics of programmes that are easy to read and modify. To ensure relevance to the industry, business-oriented programming problems and cases will be used for discussion and practice.
This module provides a grounding in the basic concepts in Microeconomics and Macroeconomics. Students will examine the economic choices made by consumers, firms, and see how these decisions affect the market for a particular good or service. They will also analyse the working of a typical economy. Topics include the demand and supply of a good, production costs, price determination and supply decisions for individual firms in different market structures, economic growth, unemployment, inflation, fiscal policy and monetary policy.