Course Description
Management in all business and organizational activities is the act of getting people together to accomplish desired goals and objectives using available resources efficiently and effectively. In this advanced level of the ABE diploma in Business Management programme, emphasis is placed on the importance of strategy for success of businesses. All topics are viewed from a strategic perspective, and this builds upon the knowledge gained in earlier levels.

This course may have been referred to as ABE Graduate Diploma in Business Management in some of the promotional materials.

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

MNQF Level
Level 6 Advacned Diploma (view Approval)

Academic Requirements
Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum entry requirements:

Course Structure
Compulsory Subjects:

  • Corporate Strategy and Planning
  • International Business Case Study
  • Managing in Organizations

Plus Two Optional Subject from below:

  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Project Management
  • Corporate Finance

For pathways of the Business Management Course, see Management of Information Systems Courses and Accounting Courses.

Duration: 12 months (2 semesters)

Intakes: January and June

Course Assessments
All subjects will be assessed by time constrained paper based exams that are set and marked by ABE, UK. The exams will be conducted and invigilated by the Department of Public Examinations in the Maldives.

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

Pathway
The Association of Business Executives (ABE) Level 6 Diploma in Business Management is accepted at many universities (see ABE Website for details) and can be used as a pre-requisite for entry into the final year of University or continue on to the ABE Level 7 Diploma in Business Management, which is a postgraduate level programme. With relevant work experience, the ABE level 6 Diploma can even gain students entry into a MBA program at various UK universities.

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.