Graduate Certificate in Business Management

Course Information


The 4 modules, 12 credit course addresses the needs of Diploma graduates from a range of disciplines who are seeking to increase their professional skills, knowledge and value through acquiring both an understanding of global and national challenges on businesses, so as to be able to respond professionally and effectively to these challenges.

The course allows students the opportunity to acquire knowledge in current management and finance concepts, models and framework and train the student in analytical problem solving and research skills to enable them to operate confidently and effectively in a business environment characterized by constant changes, requiring flexible and innovative responses at a professional level.

The course options cover Economics, Accounting and Finance, Marketing, Management Information Systems and Strategic Management.

On completion of 4 out of the 6 module options, students would be able to leverage on information systems as a strategic advantage and apply the module contents to develop dynamic and strategic responses to complex internal and external challenges facing an organization from the perspective of strategic decision making, strategic finance, contemporary marketing while managing complex alliances and collaborations.

The programme consists of 4 modules conducted over 2 terms in 6 months. Each term consists of 8 study weeks, 2 exam weeks and 2 break weeks.

The programme is conducted on a face-to-face basis. Students will attend lectures and tutorials. Classes are conducted on Monday to Friday between to 6p.m. Class size is kept to a maximum of 40 students.

Student will be awarded Graduate Certificate in Business Management upon passing all modules.

6 months

Students are required to complete 4 out of the below 6 modules.
  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing Management
  • Management Information System
  • Managerial Accounting
  • International Marketing Strategy
  • Strategic Management
Please click here for module Synopsis.

Students are assessed with a mixture of continuous assessments throughout each term in the form of case studies, discussions, presentations, group and individual assignments, and theory tests.

In the event a student fails a module, the student will be given a chance to take a supplementary paper. Failing a supplementary paper will result in the student having to retake the module. In repeating the term, students will only be required to take the modules he/she has failed.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline
  • Applicants must be at least 19 years old by 31 December in the year of enrolment.
  • All applications are subject to SHRM College’s assessment of eligibility for entry into the programme.
  • IELTS score of 6.0
  • An equivalent English Language qualification

Applicants who do not meet the above English language requirements will have to undergo the SHRM English Placement Test. Based on the table below, you may be required to take the Preparatory English Language Programme.