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Diploma in Business Administration (Supply Chain Management)

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Overview

Introduction

As consumers and customers we often do not realise the chain of steps involved in making sure the goods we purchase reach us on time. There is a system or mechanism of some kind at work, making sure that the process from raw materials to finished product is a seamless one. It is known as supply chain.

The Diploma in Business Administration (Supply Chain Management) programme aims to produce graduates with the knowledge and skills to manage the flow of information, products and services from the suppliers, through the intermediaries, to the customers. Students will acquire the ability to apply the concepts, theory and practices of supply chain management in modern-day business enterprises, and appreciate the roles and responsibilities of various sub-functions and entities that are essential to organisational success.

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the theories and practical aspects of business with a special interest in supply chain management
  • Understand and discuss the technical processes in procurement and manufacturing, and relationships between manufacturers, distributors, retailers and wholesalers
  • Acquire and apply communication, problem solving and decision making skills to increase business efficiency, especially in the areas of supply chain and logistics
  • Assume higher levels of responsibility in management as a result of newly acquired/improved knowledge and skills

Programme Structure

Programme Duration

The programme can be completed within 9 months for full-time pathway and 12 months for the part-time pathway.

Programme Structure

This programme consists of 8 modules, amounting to a total of 316 contact hours for the full-time pathway and 236 contact hours for the part-time pathway.

Assessment and Examination

At the commencement of each module, students will be provided the assessment mode and weightings for the module. Most modules have several points of assessment, which may include assignments, tests, projects and final examinations.

Programme Outline

Core Modules

  • Business Decision Making
  • Macroeconomics
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Principles of Accounting 
  • Operational Logistics
  • Materials Management and Physical Distribution 
  • Operations Management

The delivery of modules may not follow the sequence as shown and is subject to change.

Intakes

Full-time: January, February, April, May, July, August, October, November

Part-time: January, April, July, October

 

Programme Details

Contact Hours

Full-Time: 388 hours

Part-Time: 284 hours

Maximum Candidature Period

Full-Time: 18 months

Part-Time: 24 months

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials and project assignments will be conducted within PSB Academy campus.  

Minimum Number of Students Before a Class Commences

Minimum 25 students are required before commencement of classes. 

Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

Admission Requirements

The minimum entry requirements for Local Student Admission:

  • 2 GCE 'A' Levels; OR
  • PSB Certificate in Business Management; OR
  • Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years work experience); OR
  • Candidates with other qualifications will be considered as case-by-case basis.

International Student Admission

Admission Requirements

For more information on international students' entry requirements, please click here.

Fees

Local Students

Full-time Pathway (Local Admissions)
Total Programme: S$6,291.60*

Part-time Pathway (Local Admissions)
Total Programme Fee: S$5,264.40*

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks
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Financial Aid / Available Grants

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International Student

Total Programme Fee (International Admissions): S$9,972.40*

Graduates of PSB Academy can enjoy fee rebates for subsequent programmes. Please contact our Programme Consultant for more information.

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks 
* Click here to view other charges for students

 

Local Applications

How to Apply

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