The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Applied Management is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with advanced theoretical and applied knowledge in Applied Management.
Students will learn how to analyse strategic issues facing organisations, understand costing and financial management processes and develop and implement appropriate policies in operations and general management.
The programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on the development of soft skills for management (such as communication, presentation, interpersonal and problem solving skills), in addition to the development of specific business knowledge.
Students who have completed a Graduate Diploma in Applied Management will gain employment in organisations where they will critically analyse strategic issues, develop and implement appropriate policies in the areas of operations and general management, and understand costing and financial management processes. They will solve problems, both independently, and as part of a team.
For students to be considered to have satisfactorily completed this programme and be eligible for the awarding of the qualification Graduate Diploma in Applied Management,they must have completed all scheduled course work requirements and assessments, successfully completed assessment requirements for all papers, and achieved a total of 120 credits as specified in the programme schedule. The timeframe for completion of this programme is five years.