Professional Diploma in Business Management


This program is designed for individuals who wish to develop their knowledge and competencies in order to become more valuable in their current positions or to gain promotion to work in supervisory and/or management positions across a range of business and organisational environments. Furthermore, this qualification equips graduates with a wide range of business careers or for further studies at USP.  The programme comprises business skills, interpersonal and communication skills, critical problem solving skills, decision-making skills, ability to recognise ethical and cultural issues and to work independently and within a team environment.

Career Advancement

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible career advancement relevant to this qualification includes but not limited to:

  • Team Leaders
  • Supervisors
  • Departmental Managers
  • Small Medium Business Managers

Length of Programme

Full Time 1 year
Part Time 1 and half years

Eligibility/Admission Requirements

To be admitted to this programme a person shall have:

  1. Five (5) or more years of work experience and pass in Senate recognized Form 6/Year 12 or equivalent with English and; 
  2. Support letter from employer stating work experience and responsibilities.

Course Information

This programme comprises of 6 courses which is made up of 4 core courses; CEB61, CEB62, CEB63, CEB64; and 2 courses to be selected from the 4 electives; CEB65, CEB66, CEB67 and CEB68.

Course Code Course Title Semester
CEB61 Core Business Ethics and Leadership  1
CEB62 Core Strategic Planning and Risk


CEB63 Core


Total Quality and Change Management  2


CEB64 Core Business Communication 2
CEB65 Elective People Management 1
CEB66 Elective Managing Projects 1 & 2
CEB67 Elective Marketing and Sales Management  2
CEB68 Elective Financial Management  2
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