Course Description
This course introduces the students into the world of business and management. It highlights some of the common concepts of business, such as the different sectors of organizational theory, business environments, finance and accounting, operations management and leadership, and also develops important skills such as business communication, bookkeeping, and statistics. The course is equivalent to the first year of a Bachelors degree.

Course Code: ABE-301-1

Awarding Body
Certificate for this course will be awarded by the Association of Business Executives (ABE).

MNQF Level
Level 5 Diploma (view Approval)

Academic Requirements
Applicant must meet one of the following minimum entry requirements:

  • 2 A’ Level passes (E or above)
  • 2 HSSC passes (C or above)
  • MNQF Level 4 Qualification (related field)
  • MNQF Level 4 Qualification (unrelated), AND successful completion of an MQA approved University Preparation Program
  • 20 years old, completion of the 10th year of School, 2 years of work experience in relevant field, AND successful completion of an MQA approved University Preparation Program

Course Structure
Compulsory Subjects:

  • Dynamic Business Environments
  • Enterprising Organizations
  • Employability and Self-development
  • Finance for Managers
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods
  • Project Management
  • Dynamic and Collaborative Teams

Students may also wish to specialize in the ABE Level 4 Diploma in Business Management and Human Resources, or the ABE Level 4 Diploma in Business Management and Marketing.

Duration: 1 year (2 semesters)

Intakes: January and June

Course Assessments
All subjects are assessed by time constrained examinations or take home assignments that are set by ABE.

Course Fee and Payment Plan
Payments can be made in installments. Please see Course Fees and Payment Plan for information.

How to Apply?
Candidates may apply online or download and complete application, which can be submitted to College Reception on the First Floor of H. Vaifilaa-age, Janavaree Magu. Applicants are requested to read the Terms and Conditions for Studying at MAPS College before applying.