Higher Diploma in Management

Higher Diploma in Management

24 Months

Total Crtedits
90 Credits

Principles of Finance

Module Objective:
Principles act as a guideline for investment and financing decisions. Financial managers take operating,
investment, and financing decisions. Some of this is related to the short term and some long term.


  • The principle of risk and return
  • Time value of money principle
  • Cashflow principle
  • The principle of Profitability and liquidity
  • Principles of diversity
  • The hedging principle of finance


Principles of Microeconomics

Module Objective:
Microeconomics uses a set of fundamental principles to make predictions about how individuals behave in
certain situations involving economic or financial transactions.


  • Theory of demand
  • Theory of production
  • Market Structure
  • Theory of cost
  • General equilibrium analysis
  • Welfare economics
  • Externalities
  • Provision of public goods.


Management Information Systems

Module Objective:
A management information system (MIS) is a computer system consisting of hardware and software that
serves as the backbone of an organization’s operations. An MIS gathers data from multiple online systems,
analyzes the information, and reports data to aid in management decision-making.


  • Introduction to information systems.
  • Information systems
  • Organizations and strategy
  • ICT Infrastructure and emerging technologies


Principles of Marketing

Module Objective:
Marketing principles are the most commonly used principles that are around since 1960’s these principles
stood the test time and have remained the same with the little variation here and there for decades. Business
follow these principles for a successful marketing strategy.


  • Understanding marketing management.
  • Capturing marketing insights
  • Connecting with customers
  • Branding
  • Market offerings
  • Delivering values
  • Communicating value
  • Creating successful long-term value


Business Communication

Module Objective:
Business communication is exchanging information between employees and those outside the organization.
Employees and management interact with one another through effective communication to accomplish
organizational goals. It aims to reduce errors and enhance organizational procedures.


  • Effective business communication
  • The process of business communication
  • Effective communication principles
  • Business letters, reports



Module Objective:

An entrepreneur is an individual who creates a new business, bearing most of the risks and enjoying most
of the rewards. The process of setting up a business is known as entrepreneurship. The entrepreneur is
commonly seen as an innovator, a source of new ideas, goods, services, and business/or procedures.


  • What is entrepreneurship?
  • Basic characteristics of entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship and national development
  • Theories of Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship skills


Principles of Macroeconomics

Module Objective:
The macroeconomics definition is the branch of economics studying the overall economy on a large scale.


  • Introduction to macroeconomics
  • Determination equilibrium national income
  • Theory of consumption
  • Inflation
  • Economic growth
  • National income
  • Gross Domestic Product


Principles of Management

Module Objective:
At the most fundamental level, management is a discipline that consists of a set of five general
functions: planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling. These five functions are part of a body of
practices and theories on how to be a successful manager.


  • What is management?
  • Historical development and globalization
  • Organizational culture, diversity and ethics
  • Leadership and teams
  • Managing employees, motivation, empowerment and conflict resolution
  • Human resource management
  • Planning and strategy formulation


Introduction to Business

Module Objective:
Business is any economic activity that includes the purchase or sale of goods or services with the basic
objective of earning profit and satisfying the individuals’ needs of the society. Business activities can be
classified into two categories: Industry and Commerce.


  • Introduction to business
  • Economic and non-economic activities
  • Concept of business
  • Characteristics of business
  • Comparison between business, profession and employment
  • Objectives of business
  • Classification of business activities


Introduction to Accounting

Module Objective:
Accounting is a means by which necessary financial information about business enterprise is communicated
and is also called the language of business. Many users need financial information in order to make
important decisions. These users can be divided into two broad categories: internal users and external users.


  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Branches of Accounting
  • Accounting concepts
  • Basic accounting equation
  • Double entry systems


Management Accounting

Module Objective:
Management accounting, is a method of accounting that creates statements, reports, and documents that help
management in making better decisions related to their business’ performance. Managerial accounting is
primarily used for internal purposes.


  • Management Accounting and Business Environment
  • Cost concepts
  • Cost behaviour and cost flows
  • Cost accumulation for inventory valuation and profit measurement
  • Job costing


Research and Development

Module Objective:
Research and development, also known as R&D, is the process by which a company works to generate new
knowledge that it might use to create new technology, products, services, or systems that it will either use or


  • What is research and development?
  • Understanding research and development (R&D)
  • Types of Research and Development
  • Why is Research and Development important


International Logistics & Transport

Module Objective:
International transportation is the movement of goods or people from one country to another. That means,
when goods pass through the borders of a specific country into another by air, land or sea, the method of
transportation is regarded as international transport.


  • Supply management and logistics
  • Distribution and material movement
  • Production logistics and management reserve
  • Logistics and product return


Supply Chain Management

Module Objective:
Supply chain management (SCM) is the centralized management of the flow of goods and services and
includes all processes that transform raw materials into final products. By managing the supply chain,
companies can cut excess costs and deliver products to the consumer faster and more efficiently.


  • Supply planning
  • Product planning
  • Demand planning
  • Sales and operations planning
  • Supply management


Small Business Management

Module Objective:
Small business management involves aligning and coordinating all aspects of a small business. That can
include managing employees, suppliers, finances and all the daily processes of the business. A small
business manager will often also be responsible for overseeing the big-picture business plan.


  • Marketing Strategy
  • Strategy
  • Cashflow
  • Customer Service
  • Financial Management
  • Business Relationships
  • Employee Performance
  • Quality Assurance
  • Team Culture
  • Information Technology


Organizational Behaviour

Module Objective:
Organizational behavior is the study of human behavior in an organizational setting. This includes how
individuals interact with each other in addition to how individuals interact with the organization itself.
Organizational behavior is a critical part of human resources, though it is embedded across a company.


  • Introduction to OB and its relationships of other subjects
  • Foundation of individual behavior
  • Personality
  • Decision making
  • Motivation
  • Group behaviour
  • Power and politics
  • Conflicts and negotiation


Financial Management

Module Objective:
Financial management is strategic planning, organizing, directing, and controlling of financial undertakings
in an organization or an institute. It also includes applying management principles to the financial assets of
an organization, while also playing an important part in fiscal management.


  • Introduction to Financial Management
  • Time value of money
  • Analysis of financial statement
  • Source of financing
  • Cost of capital
  • Leveraging
  • Decision making on dividends


Business Analytics

Module Objective:
Business analytics is a set of disciplines and technologies for solving business problems using data analysis,
statistical models and other quantitative methods. It involves an iterative, methodical exploration of an
organization’s data, with an emphasis on statistical analysis, to drive decision-making.


  • Advanced Machine Learning
  • Data Management and Ethics
  • Digital Marketing Analytics
  • Energy Analytics
  • Financial Analytics
  • Healthcare and Medical Analytics
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Analytics
  • Retail and Marketing Analytics


Ethics in Business

Module Objective:
Business ethics refers to the standards for morally right and wrong conduct in business. Law partially
defines the conduct, but “legal” and “ethical” aren’t necessarily the same. Business ethics enhances the law
by outlining acceptable behaviors beyond government control.


  • Ethics and Business
  • Conventional morality and ethical
  • Approaches to ethical theory
  • Globalization


Business Law

Module Objective:
Business law determines the formal process of establishment of a business organization and regulations
related to the selling of corporate entities. It also includes rights assignment, drafting, and work delegations,
breach of contract, transactions, contracts, and penalties for violation of the agreement.


  • What is business law?
  • Difference between business law and corporate law
  • Partnerships
  • Agreements
  • Labor Law


Human Resource Management

Module Objective:
Human resource management (HRM) is the practice of recruiting, hiring, deploying and managing an
organization’s employees. HRM is often referred to simply as human resources (HR).


  • HRM Overview
  • Human Resource Planning
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Learning and development
  • Human resources management and records
  • Current issues and best implements


Business Research Methods

Module Objective:
There are different types of business research such as interviews, surveys, focus groups, correlational
research, ethnographic research, case study research and quantitative research methods, amongst others.


  • What is business research?
  • Importance of business research
  • Types and methods
  • Scope of business research
  • Advantages and disadvantages of business research


International Marketing

Module Objective:
International marketing is the marketing of products or services outside of your brand’s domestic audience.
Think of it as a type of international trade. By expanding into foreign territories, brands are able to increase
their brand awareness, develop a global audience, and of course, grow their business.


  • What is international marketing
  • International marketing theory
  • International marketing strategy
  • Developing an International marketing
  • Understanding foreign cultures


Strategic Management

Module Objective:
Strategic management is the ongoing planning, monitoring, analysis and assessment of all necessities an
organization needs to meet its goals and objectives. Changes in business environments will require
organizations to constantly assess their strategies for success.


  • What is strategic management process?
  • Why is strategic management important?
  • Strategy formulation
  • Strategy implementation
  • Strategy valuation


Investment Analysis

Module Objective:
Investment analysis involves researching and evaluating a security or an industry to predict its future
performance and determine its suitability to a specific investor. Investment analysis may also involve
evaluating or creating an overall financial strategy.


  • Asset allocation
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Stock selection
  • Monitoring of existing investments
  • Portfolio strategy and implementation


Investment Analysis

Module Objective:
Investment analysis involves researching and evaluating a security or an industry to predict its future
performance and determine its suitability to a specific investor. Investment analysis may also involve
evaluating or creating an overall financial strategy.


  • Asset allocation
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Stock selection
  • Monitoring of existing investments
  • Portfolio strategy and implementation


Specialization: Business Management

Business Process Management

Module Objective:
Business process management is the practice of modeling, analyzing, and optimizing end-to-end business
processes to help meet your strategic business goals, such as the improvement of your customer experience


  • Design
  • Modeling
  • Execution
  • Monitoring
  • Optimization
  • Re-engineering


Organizational Theory and Design

Module Objective:
The course goal is to train students in the use of theory to understand how organizations function and
interact with the external environment in order to develop knowledge about the processes through which
managers select and manage aspects of structure, culture, and strategy that can be subsequently applied to
real-life situations to increase organizational effectiveness.


  • Introduction to Organizations
  • Organizational Purpose and Structural design
  • Open system design elements
  • Internal Design elements
  • Managing Dynamic Process


Leadership and Management

Module Objective:
Leadership is the ability of an individual to influence, motivate, and enable others to contribute to the
organization’s success. Management is responsible for controlling an organization, a group, or a set of
entities to achieve a particular objective.


  • Difference between Leadership and Management
  • Importance of Leadership
  • Role of Leader
  • Qualities of Leader
  • Leaders vs. Manager
  • Leadership vs Authority


Specialization: Marketing Management

Marketing Research

Module Objective:
Market research (or marketing research) is any set of techniques used to gather information and better
understand a company’s target market. Businesses use this information to design better products, improve
user experience, and craft a marketing strategy that attracts quality leads and improves conversion rates.


  • What is Marketing Research?
  • Marketing Research Methods
  • Marketing Research Types


Strategic Management

Module Objective:
Strategic management is the ongoing planning, monitoring, analysis and assessment of all necessities an
organization needs to meet its goals and objectives.


  • Introduction of Strategy management
  • Definitions and features
  • Components of a strategy management
  • Strategy formulation
  • Strategy implementation
  • Business Policy
  • SWOT Analysis


Specialization: International Business Management

International Business Law

Module Objective:
Identify legal issues that arise in international commercial situations.


  • Analyse legal issues in a logical and structured way
  • Including by identifying problems
  • Researching relevant source
  • Proposing an outcome and identifying possible challenges to the proposed outcome


International Finance

Module Objective:
International finance is the study of monetary interactions that transpire between two or more countries.
International finance focuses on areas such as foreign direct investment and currency exchange rates.
Increased globalization has magnified the importance of international finance.


  • Market
  • Corporate
  • Banking and Real Estate Finance


International Management

Module Objective:
International management involves understanding international economics, leading change in international
corporations and creating global business strategies.


  • Market
  • Corporate
  • Finance
  • Operations
  • Communication
  • Information technology and business policy and strategy


Specialization: Human Resource management

Human Resource Planning

Module Objective:
Human resource planning is the continuous process of systematic planning to achieve optimum use of an
organization’s most valuable asset—quality employees. Human resources planning ensures the best fit
between employees and jobs while avoiding manpower shortages or surpluses.


  • Forecasting labor demand
  • Analyzing present labor supply
  • Balancing projected labor demand and supply


Human Resource Development

Module Objective:
Human Resource Development is the framework for helping employees develop their personal and
organizational skills, knowledge, and abilities.


  • The Concept of Human Resource Development
  • Difference between HRM and HRD
  • The need for HRD
  • HRD Functions
  • Features of Human Resource Development
  • Benefits of Human Resource Development


Industrial Relations

Module Objective:
Industrial relations or employment relations is the multidisciplinary academic field that studies the
employment relationship; that is, the complex interrelations between employers and employees, labor/trade
unions, employer organizations, and the state.


  • Employer- Employee Relationships
  • Group Relations
  • Labour Relations
  • Public Relations