International Higher Diploma in Business Information Technology is designed to equip you with strong knowledge of IT with business management to suit you to work in a modern business environment. The area of study includes HR management, business strategy, marketing, IT project management, operating systems, GUI design, professional ethics and security issues in the business environment.
This diploma provides you
a starting career in management and pathway to be a business leader in a modern economy
an understanding in managing human resources and talent management
knowledge and skills in strategic management
an understanding of operating systems and user interface designs
an understanding of marketing
Human Resource Management
This module demonstrates how Human Resource impacts both individual and organizations. It enables the students to develop competencies that will help tomorrow’s organization create a sustainable competitive advantage through people. The module is also designed to equip students with general people management skills and it examines how human resources management issues within a global context.
This module provides knowledge and tools that today’s most successful firms use to build a business and consistently outperform the competition. Students will learn from both successes and failures as they examine the impact of business strategy in familiar firms and learn from the mistakes of those who failed to apply the strategic process. It provides guides to students through creating a strong strategy, planning for success, implementing responsive action, competing effectively with strategy, analyzing the environment and firm and most importantly improving upon results.
This module shows how marketing principles affect day-to-day lives as well as its significant influence on business decisions. It explores key marketing concepts and shows how they are applied to today’s business practices. This module also includes topics on social marketing phenomenon, entrepreneurship, C.R.M., global perspectives, and ethics, as well as in-depth discussions on key tools of the trade, such as metrics and the marketing plan. The module will teach students how to think about their own decisions in the consumer marketplace.
Professional Ethics and Security
This module introduces concepts of the ethical use of the computer system. It provides a wider perspective when it comes to securing computers as well as that of the privacy of the users. This module also enhances a student’s ability to adapt to the various security operations and procedures applied by most industries and computer-based organizations.
Graphical User Interface Design
This module is designed to provide the students with a roadmap to the world of interface and interaction design. While students will be learning UI best practices and reusable ideas as design patterns, this module will provide solutions to common design problems that students can tailor to the situation at hand.
This module examines the design of operating systems and to show how it manages resources and provide services. With this module, the students should be able to understand the structure of processes and threads and how it is synchronized and scheduled. It also broadens the students understanding of the organization of memory and the basics of file system construction in modern operating systems.
IT Project Management
This module is designed to let students acquire the right project management skills needed to better manage future IT
projects. IT Project Management module covers basic concepts of IT Project Management, including initiating, planning, controlling, executing and closing projects. It allows the student to fully understand the foundation IT Project Management life cycle. This module also shows how IT projects should be managed, from inception to post-implementation review.
Higher diploma students are required to work on a graduation project in the last semester. The students have to form a group of four to work on a project. There will be a supervisor assigned to the group by the school or the students may arrange for their own supervisor of their choice. The group, with the supervision of the supervisor, has to propose the project to the course coordinator. After approval form faculty, students will be assigned unique project group number and they can start to work out for the project.
The average Teacher-Student ratio of Genetic Computer School is 1:25. This ratio will ensure that the learning experience of each student would be at its optimum level. This is to maintain a high-quality standard for the student’s education.
Minimum Academic Standards
The passing percentage of each module is greater than or equal to 50
To be awarded with CIT, Diploma and Higher Diploma, students must pass all the modules
GCE “A” levels or
12 years of general education or equivalent or
International Diploma in Software Development / Web Design/ Business Computing (Awarded by Genetic Computer School)
Grade C6 at GCE O level English or equivalent or
IELTS 5.5 or
TOEFL 525 (Paper base) or 196 (Computer base)
Price: SGD 8,800
Duration: 12 Months
The course fees are due and are payable as full payment or in (2) installments.
Application Fee (Non-Refundable)
Local Students – SGD 50
International Student – SGD 150
Course Fees (subject to prevailing GST of 7%) Note: The fee includes course fee, administrative, FPS Processing Fee and Application Fee
Local – SGD 8,850
International Student – SGD 8,950
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