Diploma in Commerce
(E-Learning)

Course Outline

The Diploma in Commerce at Hitmaker Global Academy is a comprehensive one-year programme that equips students with a strong foundation in business studies. The programme comprises of 10 carefully curated modules, each designed to provide students with the essential knowledge and skills required to excel in the business world.

Upon completing the Diploma in Commerce programme at Hitmaker Global Academy, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of the basic concepts of business.
  • Analyze business problems and develop effective solutions.
  • Communicate effectively in a business setting.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively in teams.
  • Utilize information technology effectively in a business context.
Level

Method Blended or E-learning
Assessment Methods Coursework and Quizzes | Assignment | Exam (Practical and Paper-based)
Maximum Duration 12 months (Full-Time) | 18 months (Part-Time) No refund for failure to
complete course
Introduction to Management
This module introduces students to the fundamental principles and practices of management, including topics such as organizational structure, leadership, decision-making, and strategic planning.
Microeconomics
This module covers the principles of microeconomics, including the concepts of supply and demand, market structures, consumer behaviour, and production theory, providing students with a solid understanding of how individual economic agents operate in the market.
Business Statistics
This module focuses on the application of statistical techniques in business decision-making. Students will learn how to analyse and interpret data, make informed business decisions, and understand statistical concepts such as probability, sampling, and hypothesis testing.
Fundamentals of Finance
This module provides students with an overview of the basic principles of finance, including topics such as financial statements analysis, time value of money, risk and return, and capital budgeting.
Introduction to Marketing
This module introduces students to the fundamental concepts and strategies of marketing, including topics such as market segmentation, marketing research, product development, and pricing.
Fundamentals of Accounting
This module provides students with a solid foundation in financial accounting, including topics such as financial statement preparation, financial analysis, and budgeting, enabling them to understand and interpret financial information for decision-making purposes.
Financial Management
This module builds upon the fundamentals of finance and covers advanced topics such as capital structure, working capital management, risk management, and valuation, providing students with a deeper understanding of financial management principles and practices.
Strategic Management
This module focuses on strategic planning and decision-making in a business context. Students will learn how to analyse and evaluate business opportunities, formulate effective strategies, and implement strategic initiatives to achieve organizational goals.
Calculus 1
This module introduces students to the fundamental concepts of calculus, including topics such as limits, derivatives, and integrals, providing them with a solid foundation in mathematical principles applicable to business and economic decision-making.
Macroeconomics for Business Decision
This module covers the principles of macroeconomics, including topics such as national income, inflation, unemployment, fiscal policy, and monetary policy, enabling students to understand the broader economic context in which businesses operate.

Course Information

The Diploma in Commerce (DCOM) programme at Hitmaker Global Academy is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in business studies. Through a comprehensive curriculum that covers essential areas such as management, economics, finance, marketing, and accounting, students will gain the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the dynamic world of business. The programme is delivered by experienced faculty who are passionate about teaching and research, and is designed to develop students’ critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, and teamwork skills. With a focus on practical applications and real-world scenarios, the DCOM programme prepares students for further study or employment in business, setting them on a path towards a successful career in the field.

Admission Requirements

GCE ‘O’ Level or C6 Grade for 3 Subjects iGCSE

MIN 15 YEARS @START OF TERM

Music | English requirements

ABRSM Grade 5 Practical & Theory

PASS@GCE ‘O’| IGCSE | CEFR B1.

Course Intake | Duration

SPRING | SUMMER | FALL

12 months or 18 months, 24 teaching weeks

S$9600

Audition & Interview

2 Pieces of Music in contrasting style. 10 Mins

15 Mins Interview

Assessments

The Foundation Diploma comprises of a combination of multiple assessment methods depending on the design and nature of the course. Our programme emphasises a substantial amount of practical based elements that would require a combination of different assessment methods:

  • Practical / Live Performance Exam
  • Written Exam
  • Written and Practical Assignments
  • Workshop Assignments
  • Project Assignments
  • Examinations & Assignments: 60%
  • Workshop Assignment: 20%
  • Participation: 10%
  • Ethics: 10%
  • High Distinction (HD) – 90 Marks and Above
  • Distinction (D) – 75 to 89
  • Credit (C) – 60 to 74
  • Pass (P) – 50 to 59
  • Fail (F) – 49 Marks and below

EXPECTED EXAMINATION RESULTS RELEASE DATE | 1month after the examination

EXPECTED AWARD CONFERMENT DATE | within 1 month after successful completion of all modules

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