Diploma in Enterprise Operations and Entrepreneurship


The Diploma in Enterprise Operations and Entrepreneurship prepares students for the working world with real-life and relevant skills.

Course Structure

The course consists of 6 modules - Economics for Business, Business Functions and Operational Processes, Human Capital Development in Business, Entrepreneurship Principles, Essentials of Marketing and Financial Accounting. The course will be conducted in both full-time and part-time modes with a course duration of 8 months.

Economics for Business

The module teaches students applied economics which uses economic theory and quantitative methods to analyse business enterprises and the factors contributing to the diversity of organisational structures and the relationships of firms with labour, capital, and product markets.

Learning outcomes

  • Gain a comprehensive introduction to the key economic issues relevant to present or future business decision-makers.
  • Understand factors that impact and influence overlaps between business and economics.
  • Develop a good grasp on Macro-Microeconomics on growth and competitiveness

Business Functions and Operational Processes

Students will study how business functions in enterprises are responsible for managing the process of creation of goods and services. It is about designing, managing, and improving the set of activities that create products and services and deliver them to customers and it involved good operational processes.

Learning outcomes

  • Learn how operations processes and management is the central core function of every company
  • Understand the differences and the unique challenges for the operations function in a manufacturing company and service company
  • Gain knowledge on how operations integrate with purchasing to understand impacts on supply chains

Human Capital Development in Business

This module highlights the importance of managing staff to improve organizational fit, employee engagement and long-term business success. The program aims to provide a framework looking at human resource management challenges as well as leadership styles in organisations.

Entrepreneurship Principles

This module explores the concepts of entrepreneurship where it is seen as a starting point to transform oneself towards entrepreneurial-thinking and become a change agent for business growth. Whether the aspiration is to be an entrepreneur or a successful businessperson, it is important to be able to fulfil environmental, social, and economic expectations from the communities at large.

Essentials of Marketing

This module offers a detailed and comprehensive introduction to the important elements of marketing concepts. Student will be able to develop an understanding of the key theories and applications of knowledge in marketing decision-making. The module allows students to develop an appreciation of the importance of strategic development and marketing planning for the organisation.

Financial Accounting

This module introduces the basic concepts and principles of accounting and skills needed to analyse financial statements and disclosures for use in financial analysis. They will also learn how accounting standards and managerial incentives affect the financial reporting process. Students can apply these skills to a real-world business challenge in managing a business profitability.

Delivery Mode

Classroom learning, lessons to be conducted at Edvantage Institute (Singapore).


• 2 Written Assignments- 20%
• Group Project – 15%
• Individual Presentation – 10 %
• Class Participation- 5 %
• Written Examination – 50 %

Graduation Requirements

Obtain a Pass in all Assessment Components.


All our teachers are registered with the Committee for Private Education (CPE).


Age Requirements
At least 17 at the time of registration

Local Entry Requirements
Academic Level
- Relevant Diploma from local polytechnics/PEIs or equivalent, or;
- 2 GCE ‘A’ Level Credits (Grade D and above) exclude all languages
Language Proficiency
- Minimum C6 in English Language at GCE ‘O’ Levels, or;
- Pass the English Placement Test

International Entry Requirements
Academic Level
- Completed Year 12 or equivalent in the home country of the applicant
Language Proficiency
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.5 or equivalent, or;
- Completed English Language in Year 12 or equivalent, or;
- Pass the English Placement Test

Mature Candidates Requirements
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.5 or equivalent, or;
- Pass the English Placement Test, and;
- At least 30 years of age at the time of registration with 8 years of working experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis if the applicant does not have the academic minimum requirement.

Course Schedule and Fees

Please contact the School for information on course fees and intake.