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Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (Awarded by Management Development Institute of Singapore)

About the Course
Course Curriculum
Local Application

Programme Aims & Objectives

The programme aims to fulfill the following objectives:

  • To enable participants to acquire sufficient breadth of knowledge, deeper insights and greater understanding of the interdisciplinary areas of managing human resources management.
  • Provide participants with a structured training for personal and career development and job knowledge. It is also an endorsement of their competence in attaining both academic and practical understanding of the subject matters.

Methods of Assessment

Modules will be assessed through a combination of coursework and examinations depending on the individual module’s objectives. Each module is assessed by 20% assignment or test, 10% participation and 70% examination. Participants must obtain an overall mark of 50% and above in order to pass the module.

Participants must achieve at least an 80% class attendance to be eligible to sit for examinations.

Award

Candidates who successfully complete all coursework and pass the examinations will be awarded the MDIS Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management.

In addition, graduates from the programme are entitled to use the designatory title, GDip. HRM, after their names.

Progression

Participants who successfully complete the Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management programme will be able to apply for the Southern Cross University Master of Business Administration programme, subject to meeting University's requirements.

 

Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

The Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), founded in 1956, is Singapore's oldest not-for-profit professional institute for lifelong learning. MDIS has two subsidiaries: Management Development Institute of Singapore Pte Ltd (MDIS Pte Ltd) to oversee its Singapore academic operations, and MDIS International Pte Ltd to further its globalisation strategy.

 

Module Descriptions

 

Employee Relations

This module introduces participants to local labour laws, terms and conditions under the Employment Act and how to handle grievances and other labour management relations.

Other topics include workplace safety and health management, introduction to Trade Union Act and roles of the Industrial Arbitration Court, National Wages Council, and International Labour Organisation.

Human Capital Management

This module will examine the trends and application of human capital management and strategic human resource management.

Topics include strategic human resource planning, performance and talent management, succession planning and organisational renewal, job analysis and compensation, recruitment and selection, international human resource management and measuring returns on human capital investment.

Managing Compensation and Benefits

This module provides participants with guidelines that organisations might use to design reward systems. It discusses the characteristics of an effective reward system, the behavioural, economic and legal perspectives of remuneration and explores the different approaches to rewarding performance.

Other topics include the nature of intrinsic and extrinsic reward, traditional bases for pay and international compensation and benefits.

Organisational Behaviour

This module provides participants with an understanding of organisational behaviour theories and concepts. The topics include predicting and influencing people behaviour at work and how to apply established and innovative techniques to better manage people resource.

Topics include human motivation, techniques of behaviour modification, psychological and achievement tests, group behaviour and leadership and power in organisation. 

Organisation Development

This module provides participants an understanding of how organisational change takes place and the training and organisational development techniques managers can use to effect the change.

Topics include management of change, re-engineering and downsizing, roles of organisation development consultants, inter-group conflict management, employee empowerment interventions and balanced scorecard.

Profile of lecturers and their respective teaching modules

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 100 (lecture)

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 40 (tutorial)

Click here to download profiles of lecturers.

 

Structure and Duration

This programme is available for Local students only

Part-Time Programme (Local Students Only)

  • 5 modules
  • 9 months
  • 2-3 modules per term
 

Commencement Date


Class Intakes for 2015

 
Course Commencement Date Completion Date
9 months Part-Time Programme March 2015 November 2015
  September 2015 May 2016
 

Fees:

: : Application Fee                 S$32.10

Part Time Programme
: : Tuition Fees                      S$4,387.00
: : Non-Tuition Fees                 S$186.34
Total                                        S$4,573.34
 

Note:

  • All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
  • Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fees, annual membership subscription fees and fee protection scheme.
  • The above does not include Miscellaneous Fees, which refer to any non-compulsory and non-standard fees which the student will pay only when necessary or applicable.  Such fees are normally collected on an ad-hoc basis by the PEI when the need arises.
 

Entry Requirements

  • Degree / Diploma from a recognised university or institution and have preferably 2 years of working experience
  • Applicants must demonstrate Proficiency in English (with minimum grade C Pass in English at GCE 'O' Level)

Applicants without C6 pass in English (EL1) as First Language or its equivalent are required:

  • To sit and pass the English Entrance Test conducted by MDIS;

    OR

  • To score a minimum of band 6.0 in IELTS conducted by the British Council;

    OR

  • To score 213 points (computer-based) or 550 points (paper-based) in TOEFL

Other equivalent qualifications may be considered on a case by case basis

Age Requirement

Applicants must be of age 16 and above

 

Financial Assistance Scheme

Student loans from the organisations listed below are available to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please contact the organisations directly to find out how you may benefit from their services

  1. STUDY LOANS
     

    Organisation Contact Number Website
    TCC Limited Tel : 6319 3700 www.tcc.org.sg
    DBS Bank Tel : 1800 111 1111 www.dbs.com.sg
    Maybank Tel : 1800 629 2265 www.maybank2u.com.sg

  2. CREDIT CARD INTEREST FREE 0%  INSTALMENT PLANS

    For All Programmes (Available in 6, 12 or 24 months)

    Organisation Contact Number Website
    Standard Chartered
    Bank
    Tel : 1800 747 7000 www.standardchartered.com.sg
    DBS Bank Tel : 1800 111 1111 www.dbs.com.sg
    Maybank Tel : 1800 968 2265 www.maybank.com.sg
    UOB Tel : 1800 226 6121 www.uob.com.sg
    OCBC Tel : 1800 363 3333 www.ocbc.com.sg
    Citibank Tel : 1800 225 5225 www.citibank.com.sg
    POSB Tel:  1800 339 6666 www.posb.com.sg
    Bank of China Tel:  1800 669 5566 http://www.bankofchina.com/sg

 

 
 
QUICK INFORMATION
Duration of Course | Part-time: 9 months
Award | GRADUATE DIPLOMA
  PROGRESS TO NEXT LEVEL  
COMMENCEMENT DATE  

Class Intakes for 2015

Part Time Programme
March and September

CONTACT DETAILS  
 
TEL [65] 6247 9111/6372 1000
 

 

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