Diploma in Business Management


This programme offers students exposure to the world of business. Students who need time to decide on areas of interest for further studies will find a Diploma in Business Management programme highly suitable to explore their study and career options. Business management programmes are among the most popular fields of study in Singapore and worldwide, particularly at higher learning levels. The aims of the business management diploma programme are as follows:

  • Develop skills in design thinking and problem-solving.
  • Examine and assess the importance of innovation and its related technological management.
  • Gain exposure to “real-life” business situations and develop a clear understanding of the issues in the business.
  • Gain an overview of the patterns and practices of various business organisations internationally and in the Asia Region.
  • Develop skills in experiential, interactive, and integrative learning.
  • Develop team and collaborative working skills.

Class Duration:

12 months

Class hours:

Mondays to Fridays (Exclusive Public Holidays); Morning session: 9.00 am to12.00 pm; Afternoon session: 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm

Teacher-Student ratio:

Maximum 1:41

Admission Requirements:

Minimum age: 16 year old

Local Applicants

  • Academic Level:
    • Minimum 2 GCE ‘A’ Level Credits (Grade D and above), excluding all Languages, or
    • Hanbridge Institute Foundation Certificate in Business Management/Foundation Certificate in Business Innovation
  • Mature applicants 30 years old and above without the academic pre-requisite, but with 8 years of relevant working experience, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Language Proficiency: Minimum C6 in English Language at GCE ‘O’ Level

International Applicants

  • Academic Level:
  • Matured applicants 30 years old and above without the academic pre-requisite, but with 8 years of relevant working experience, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Language Proficiency: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Applicants whose English language levels do not meet the minimum requirement can sit for an English Proficiency assessment to determine their English Language proficiency level.

*Note: Non-native speakers of English will be given the English Proficiency test. Those who do not meet the required English standard will need to enrol in Hanbridge Institute’s Certificate in Standard English Course.

Graduation Requirements:

Students must complete all modules with 50% passing grade to be awarded with certificate and transcript.

Course Structure and Synopsis

The Diploma in Business Management programme will equip students with the skills and knowledge required for post-secondary study with a structured learning outcome aimed at using foundation modules to prepare students for higher learning in business management. Students will study modules in business communications, accounting and statistics, business environments and social responsibilities, and standard English for Business. After completion of your diploma programme, you can apply for a Degree in Business Management.


Sign Up for Our Business Management Diploma Programme Today

Apply now for the Diploma in Business Management course at Hanbridge Institute in Singapore and equip yourself with a solid foundation for higher education. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

Course Fees

Please see here for fees for the 2024 intake.

Frequently Asked Questions About Diploma in Business Management

1. What is a diploma in business management?

A diploma in business management is a short term course focused on developing the skills and knowledge necessary to lead and manage a business effectively. The diploma programme typically covers essential topics such as accounting, finance, marketing, human resources management, and operations management. By completing a diploma in business management, students will be able to take on entry-level roles that will allow them to progress to leadership roles within businesses of all sizes and across all industries.

2. Is a diploma in business management worth it?

For aspiring entrepreneurs, a diploma in business management is always an ideal choice for the multiple benefits it offers. In addition to acquiring the practical skills needed to run a business effectively, students will also develop critical thinking and problem-solving abilities that can be applied in any number of professional contexts. The strong foundation in business concepts and principles gained through the diploma in business management will help in further studies at the undergraduate or graduate level. Whether you are just starting out in your business career or looking to take your skills to the next level, a business management diploma can give you the edge you need to succeed. You can further upgrade your skills by enrolling in our entrepreneurship training courses.

3. What job can I get with a diploma in business studies?

For students who wish to enter the workforce immediately after completing their diploma, there are many entry-level positions available in management and administration. With the right mix of skills and experience, a business management diploma can also help you find career opportunities in other areas such as human resources, sales and marketing, finance, and operations.

4. How long is a diploma in business management?

Diploma in business management by Hanbridge Institute can be completed in one-year duration.

5. Which diploma course is best for business?

Diploma in business management is one of the best short-term courses for those who want to pursue a career in business. This one-year course equips students with the necessary skills to explore career options in a wide range of fields, such as accounting, marketing, and management. For any course-related enquiry, contact us today or book your seat now.