Diploma In Management

Diploma In Management

The Diploma in Management programme is offered to school leavers interested in pursuing a career in organisational management and administration. This programme will equip students with the skills and knowledge required in management as well as expose them to basic aspects of organisational management including management, marketing, finance, management information systems, human resource management and strategy implementation. Curriculum, course content, academic standards and course evaluation are specifically designed to enable students to gain and develop the skills and knowledge relevant for a career in management.

By the end of this programme, students should be able to:

  • Understand basic principles of management
  • Apply various types of management skills needed to function at an optimum level
  • Demonstrate reasoning, critical and creative thinking, and analytical skills
  • Understand and apply decision making tools in modern management at the operational level
  • Apply management principles in public and private sectors


Entry Requirements (Malaysians) Minimum Entry Requirements (Non-Malaysian)
Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) Pass SPM/equivalent with a minimum of 3 Credits in any subjects;


Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) Pass STPM or equivalent, with a minimum of Grade C (CGPA 2.0) in any subject;


Other qualifications recognised by the senate of UM


Pass in English Language at the SPM level
International Students who wish to enrol in this programme should fulfil the following general requirements:

O Level
Pass O Level with at least a Full Pass in three (3) subjects or other qualifications recognised by the Senate of UM;

Possess any of the following English qualifications:

Score of 500 or above for the Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT); OR
Score of 5 or above for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Program Outline

Students must complete a total of 92 credit in order to be awarded the Diploma in Management. They must pass all 25 courses/subjects prescribed as Institution Compulsory Courses, Core Courses and Programme Courses.

Institution Compulsory Courses Core Courses Programme Course
  • Fundamental of Entrepreneurial Accullturation
  • Negotiation Skills
  • English Language Profiency
  • Critical Thinking and Effective Presentation Skills
  • Introduction to business and Professionals Writing
  • Personal Development Programme I
  • Personal Development Programme II
  • Personal Development Programme III
  • Introduction to Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Principles of Economics
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Business Law and Ethics
  • Small Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Psychology of Work Behaviour
  • Business Research
  • Management Information System
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Operation Management
  • Corporate Communication Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Crafting and Executing Strategy
  • Quality Management

Career and Academic Path

Graduates of the Diploma in Management programme will have the opportunity to further their studies to a Bachelor Degree in related fields at local universities.

The graduates of this programme will be able to obtain positions such as Assistant Administrative Officers at government departments and statutory bodies subject to the prescribed conditions of the public service. The graduates will also be qualified to hold various posts in the private sector.