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BA124036 Higher Diploma in International Business Management with Languages
Curriculum   Career Prospects   Articulation Arrangement / Credit Exemption
Duration of Study 2 Years
Mode of Study Full Time
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s) IVE (Haking Wong)
Entrance Requirements Please refer to General Entrance Requirement
Programme Aims This programme aims to offer students opportunities to learn a second language (Japanese, Korean or Spanish) which will open up their professional and personal opportunities to equip them to work in multinational enterprises and global business.

Students will be offered international exposure and connections through short-term experience including study, intern and cross-cultural learning to enhance their learning, life skills and employment prospects.
Curriculum
Semester 1 :
  • Whole Person Development - Mindshift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness
  • English and Communication : Workplace Interaction
  • IT Essentials – Business
  • Economics
  • Marketing Essentials
  • Global e-Logistics Operation
  • Trade Practices in Global Business
 
Semester 2 :
  • Business Japanese I / Business Korean I / Business Spanish I
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement (Part A)
  • English and Communication : Workplace Correspondence
  • Vocational Chinese Communication I : Putonghua Conversation and Reports
  • Business Statistics
  • Trade Show and Exhibition Management
  • E-Commerce and Digital Marketing
 
Semester 3 :
  • Business Japanese II / Business Korean II / Business Spanish II
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement (Part B)
  • English and Communication : Persuasive Presentations
  • Enrichment Module
  • Global Sourcing Management
  • Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship
 
Semester 4 :
  • Business Japanese III / Business Korean III / Business Spanish III
  • English and Communication : Reports
  • Vocational Chinese Communication II : Putonghua Presentations and Promotional Text Writing
  • Management
  • Legal Studies in International Trade
  • Financial Management in International Trade
  • Project 1
  • Whole Person Development - Enhancing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace
 
Semester 5 :
  • Business Japanese IV / Business Korean IV / Business Spanish IV
  • English and Communication : Promotional Materials
  • Accounting
  • Contemporary Business Strategy
  • International Organizational Behaviour
  • Quality Management & Accreditation
  • Project 2

* Depending on the job nature and study programmes, Industrial Attachment will be arranged at an appropriate time during the period of study.
 
Career Prospects Graduates may take up a broad perspective in international business and trade sectors. They are equipped to enter into careers at officer/executive or assistant level in areas such as administration, business, finance, shipping, exhibition, marketing, sourcing, logistics and quality control in multinational enterprises.
Articulation Graduates can pursue relevant degrees locally or overseas. They can also apply for admission to the top-up degree programmes in Hong Kong offered by the following universities in collaboration with the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE) [Not applicable to Mainland students]:
  1. University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK : BA (Hons) International Business Management#
# It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead. Please refer to the corresponding programme page in the website of SHAPE for the registered course no.
Professional Recognition
Business Administration Discipline has established closed relationship and partnership with business enterprises and professional bodies. The department will invite guest speakers from various professions and arrange related workplace attachments for students to enhance their professional knowledge and employability.
Note(s):

VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme title, content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.

There might be changes in the course details.