Graduate Diploma in Business Transformation & Automation

Start Date

July, Sept, Nov


6 Months Part Time


100% Online (Zoom)


100% Coursework

Aventis Graduate School

Graduate Diploma in Business Transformation & Automation (E-Learning)

Awarded by Aventis Graduate School


Over the past few years, and especially due to the COVID-19 pandemic, rapid business transformation has become a necessity for organizations to keep up with the evolving workplace. Yet, a recent study shows that over 70% of large-scale transformations fail, and transformation risk continues to be a top concern for most executives.

Learn in-demand business transformation and automation skills to prepare yourself and your organization to respond today to the demands of tomorrow.

Career Opportunities

The Graduate Diploma in Business Transformation & Automation is a program designed to prepare students for careers in the field of business automation and transformation. It provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the latest trends, tools, and technologies used in the industry to improve business processes, streamline operations, and enhance productivity.

Graduates of this program can find employment in a variety of organizations, including technology companies, consulting firms, government agencies, and businesses of all sizes. Some potential career paths include (but not limited to):

Why Choose Aventis ?

Gain access to an outstanding education built on Aventis's 15 years of exceptional global reputation in graduate education. Earn a qualification from a graduate school that you can trust and respect.

Aventis is one of only 4 Business Schools in Singapore that is a member of the Executive MBA Council, the World’s Leading Body that champions advancement in MBA. Other members include the National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore Management University (SMU), and Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Aventis is one of only 8 Business Schools in Singapore that is part of the AACSB International Business Education Alliance. Other members include Singapore University of Social Science (SUSS), National University of Singapore (NUS), and Singapore Management University (SMU)

Programme Structure

The program is designed to focus on mindsets, frameworks for businesses, discussions on case studies, and hands-on experimentation on the latest trends in technology. 

This online program provides you with a holistic learning experience that integrates rich, interactive media such as videos, recorded lectures, and e-learning activities, as well as group discussion with like-minded peers through discussion forums.

Start Date

July, Sept, Nov


6 Months Part Time


08:00pm - 10:00pm

Programme Delivery

The program is designed to focus on mindset, frameworks for businesses, discussions on case studies, and hands-on experimentation on the latest trends in technology. 

This programme is broken down into manageable, four weekly sessions per module over Zoom, designed to accelerate your learning process through diverse learning activities. Participants will have access to online materials throughout the 6 months.

What Will You Learn?

Enterprise Design Thinking

This module will follow a clear and structured process, and you will work through several phases to understand what design thinking is, its foundations, principles, and main phases. You will also understand the diffusion of design thinking in established firms.

Artificial Intelligence Strategy For Business

This module will follow a clear and structured process, and you will work through several phases to understand the latest trends in artificial intelligence and their application in business strategy. The module will explore the current AI landscape and how to implement an AI strategy for your organisation.

Data Science & Machine Learning

This module aims to equip you with the skills to gain hands-on experience with data science and programming. The hands-on class aims to provide a solid foundation for students in data science and machine learning. In this course, students will learn the core Python data science tools, the Scikit-Learn machine learning toolkit, and explore practical concerns for machine learning with Python, including data cleansing, preprocessing, and evaluation.

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Business

This module will share how businesses can automate parts of their internal processes, improve productivity and work value chain using UiPath, a leading robotic process automation vendor, providing a complete software platform to help you efficiently automate business processes.

Expert Faculty

Meet the expert faculty guiding your success.

Mr Alvin Lam

Master of Business Administration

  • Director and Co-Founder of Massive Wisdom Group Pte Ltd (MWG)
  • Formerly the Principal Consultant & Head of Innovation (November 2011 to June 2013) of PDA Professional Development Associates Pte Ltd
  • Championed projects in ITIL (IT Service Management), Cyber Security Management, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Networking, Microsoft Server and Data Center & Virtualization (Cloud Computing)

Admission Criteria

Participants are expected to contribute to the class learning experiences in a cohort and peer learning environment. You will be assessed based on experience, aptitude, potential, and managerial skills.

At least 21 years old with a Degree in any discipline


Mature Candidates (at least 30 years old) with minimum 8 years of working experience

Awards and Funding

Upon completion of the programme, you will be awarded a Graduate Diploma in Business Transformation & Automation by Aventis Graduate School, which is registered with Skillsfuture Singapore.

Academic Journey

Upon completion of the programme, you can apply for our suite of MBA and Specialized Masters including Masters in Data Analytics and Masters in Artificial Intelligence.


Our Graduate Diploma is one of the most affordable in Singapore. Download our brochure for more information about our grants available.

Complimentary Membership to Singapore Digital Chamber of Commerce (SGDCC)

Aventis students and alumni will be extended complimentary membership into SGDCC, allowing them access to the resources and networking opportunities including opportunities to sit on Committee with industry leaders across Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Cyber Security & Digital Transformation

Success Stories

"The programme has helped to enhance my understanding of the subjects and aid in business decision-making. I chose this programme to focus on the business aspects of technology, and my expectations are met."
Mr Muhammad Rohaizzatd
Director of Events Operation, Lurve LLP
"The programme is well-structured and easy for beginners to understand. The faculty are professional and it is an affordable programme."
Mr Jonathan Ng
Executive, Project Management, The Walt Disney Company

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Graduate School?

A graduate school is a school that awards advanced academic degrees with the general requirement that learners must have earned a previous undergraduate or a mature candidate with more than 8 years working experience. Graduate school focus on professional development as compared to traditional school which focus on academic theories and research.

Is Aventis a recognized institute?

Aventis Graduate School is registered with the Committee for Private Education under Skillsfuture Singapore and complies with the Private Education Act. Aventis is also a member of AACSB Business Alliance Group and EMBA Council.

How is Graduate school different from other education?

Compared to other studies, graduate school is a more concentrated course of study with greater expectations for the quality and quantity of your work. Graduate programs also entail a more focused studies in a specific discipline with emphasis on practical experience and case studies.

What is a Graduate Diploma?

A Graduate diploma is an advanced diploma that is usually taken after a bachelor degree. A graduate diploma is typically shorter in duration than a master degree course and should be viewed as an additional specialisation that improves a person’s overall employability. For a graduate diploma qualification to be offered in Singapore, the awarding body must be registered with Skillsfuture Singapore and the Committee for Private Education

What is a Postgraduate Diploma?

Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)

A postgraduate diploma is considered as a Level 7 academic qualification under the RQF (UK).  Postgraduate qualification are commonly awarded in UK, Canada, India, Australia and New Zealand. Similar to Graduate Diploma, Postgraduate diploma is typically done after a bachelor’s degree course. In some countries, the terms graduate diploma and postgraduate diploma are interchangeable, whereas in others, the postgraduate diploma is a higher qualification.

If I am a self-sponsored candidate, do you have financial plans to help me pay for my education?

Once you’ve decided on a course that you’re interested in, and that you can qualify for based on the entry requirements, we can arrange installment plans or loans through our banking partners to ensure that your dreams and career are never out of reach.

How long will it take to complete my studies?

Course duration depends on your selected area of specialization, typically you can complete your graduate diploma in 6 months and masters in 12 months part-time. please speak with one of our consultants for more detailed information.

Is the Masters Degree Awarded the Same as On Campus?

The Masters degree awarded to you is exactly the same as awarded on campus in UK or USA. You are invited to join the graduation in Singapore or on campus.

Do you offer online programmes?

Yes, to cater to the growing demand of graduate education across the world, most of our courses are delivered via ZOOM Live Stream where you can study anytime anywhere. All classes are also recorded for easy revision.

What is a typical class profile?

A typical cohort comprised of Singaporean, Permanent Residents and foreign expatriates working in Singapore. There is also a growing number of professionals that are not located in Singapore embarking on our graduate programmes due to its flexible online delivery model.

Are scholarships or study loans available?

Study grants are available for a limited number of students from not-for-profit organizations and government agencies. For more information on study loans that are available, please contact our admission officers to learn more.

What are the available instalment payment schemes?

At Aventis, we offer flexible and affordable instalment payment scheme for our postgraduate and graduate diploma programmes. You are eligible to pay your fees over 12 months interest free instalments (DBS credit card) or over 3 instalments with ATOME.

Do I need a Bachelor Degree to be admitted?

Whilst a bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional qualification is recommended, candidates above 30 years old with extensive working experience may be consider on a case-to-case basis. Please contact our programme advisors for more information.

Are there any other hidden fees besides the course fees?

The course fee cover Tuition, Academic services, Required readings and teaching materials, E-learning resources, Web-based information services. There is a one-time application fees of S$200 plus GST. All fees are clearly stated and there will not be any additional hidden fees.

Can I Deferred my Studies? Will I Be Penalized?

All our programmes are designed for working professionals. Learners who are unable to commit to the course requirement are advised to defer their studies to a later date. There is no academic penalty imposed on deferment. Please check with the respective programme advisor on the deferment cut-off date of the respective programmes.

Is Attendance Compulsory?

No, there is no minimum attendance requirement. Whilst there is no minimum attendance required for our programmes, students are recommended to attend 75% and above of all classes. Students who are unable to attend classes are strongly advised to watch all recordings before attempting any assessment or coursework.

Can I refer my friends or Colleagues?

Yes, graduate education are dynamic learning experience where you learn from your peers through discussion, reflection and case studies. As a gesture of goodwill, we will extend a referral fee of $400 (Masters Degree) or $200 (Graduate Diploma) for each successful referral. Terms and conditions apply.

Can I Graduate Overseas instead of Singapore?

The Masters degree conferred to you is exactly the same as awarded on campus. You are given a choice to graduate in Singapore or on campus in London or in United states.

How do I get started?

Please click on the Request Information Link below and speak with our programme advisor to get started.

What's Next?

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