To navigate and sail through the complex, tricky waters that form today’s global marketplace, managers need to be armed with a sound understanding of the fundamentals of international business management. With this in mind, the Post-Graduate Diploma in International Business (PGDIB) (E-learning) provides students with an in-depth training in key management disciplines, including Marketing, Finance, HR, Operations and Strategy. Using a variety of resources and teaching methodologies, practical management skills are developed through active learning, group projects and simulations.
- Aspiring global business executives looking to secure employment opportunities in transnational corporations
- Practising global business executives seeking to increase their employability through the acquisition of improved cross-cultural communication skills
- HR executives and managers working in companies that are expanding internationally
- Any undergraduate degree (taught in the English medium) from a recognised university
- English as 1st language or at tertiary level / IELTS 6.5 / TOEFL 550 / BULATS C1 Level or equivalent
- Work experience, while optional, will be an added advantage
8 months (full-time) or 16 months (part-time)
Modules are delivered through a Collaborative Learning Space (CLS) by an international faulty comprising the best names in academia and research.
|Term 1||Term 2|
|The Global Business Environment||Accounting from a Global Perspective|
|Managing People Globally||Principles of Global Finance|
|International Marketing||Strategic Management in a Global Context|
|Global Operations Management||Research Methods in International Business|
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- Pre-readings for two modules in the Collaborative Learning Space (CLS)
- Review of course notes
- Classes start with webinars, collaborative meetings/discussions
- Participation in discussion boards
- Preparation and submission of case study analyses
- Open Book, Open Web Exam (OBOW)
- Term Break, followed by release of exam results
- Complete enrolment into the next 2 modules and prepare to start class
|Week 1 – 2||
|Week 2 -12||
|Week 14 – 15||
Every module will offer assessments that are designed to help integrate knowledge, concepts and skills that students are expected to have acquired in the programme, and will test their critical thinking abilities and problem solving skills. These assessments, which are both formative and summative in nature, will comprise of discussion activities, team based case analysis and an Open Book, Open Web (OBOW) final exam.