Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration

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Aventis Graduate School

Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration


This programme aims to equip you with essential business skills to adapt and excel as a manager and leader. Using an immersive and supported learning model, you’ll enhance your managerial and leadership competencies at a fraction of the cost and commitment of a traditional Master in Business Administration (MBA).

3 Months Part Time
Weekend Classes
4 Modules

Programme Structure

The programme comprises of 4 modules and opportunities for collaborative learning through discussion forums and presentations. The following modules would contribute to the holistic approach in your learning path.


Organisational Behavior

Examines issues surrounding how individuals and groups are organized, how they work and how they behave within the modern workplace.

Marketing and Business Communications

Create, promote and distribute products or services, at a price and quality deemed valuable by the company’s customers by providing a strong and compelling value proposition and long-term relationship with the customers which requires constant monitoring of market, environmental, technological and competitive.

Financial Management

Introduce you to the fundamental issues of financial management and to the quantitative techniques used to address them.


Introduces the basic concepts and principles of accounting with an emphasis on the use of such concepts and principles in business decision-making.


This is 100% coursework based programme.

Delivery Structure

The classes would be held at 4 weekend blocks of 2 full day classes.

9am to 5pm9am to 5pm


Dr Patrick Chan

PhD (Behavioral Finance)

  • Director, Synergi Consulting Pte
  • Board Member of Asia Pacific
    Risk and Insurance Association
    (APRIA) and Risk and Insurance
    Management Association of
    Singapore (RIMAS)
  • Adjunct faculty, NTU and Uni SIM
  • Co-author of several books and
    frequent article contributor to
    international academic journals

Dr Mohiadeen Abdul Kader

Master Degree of Commerce (M.Com.) - First Class

  • Public Accountant and Chartered Accountant of Singapore - Accredited Tax
  • Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), Association Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK
    and Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) Australia.
  • Proprietor of KADER & CO.
  • Adjunct Faculty with over 25 years of teaching experience

Dr James Kwan

PhD Accounting & Finance


  • Previously possessed a professional career which culminated in being an Accountant
    for several companies
  • Adjunct faculty with over 24 years of teaching experience
  • Awarded Best ACCA Passing Rate Award (2005, 2008, 2011, 2013)


This programme aims to broaden the perspectives of executives and young managers, who ultimately return to work with powerful new insights of what is possible for themselves as leaders and their organizations. There are many employment opportunities in the private and public sectors for Graduate Diploma graduates.

The programme helps graduates to acquire business “know-how” when moving up to supervisory or managerial positions. They are also a good training route when these graduates switch to functional areas like human resource, marketing, etc.

Academic Progression To MBA

Upon completion, students will be eligible to embark onto the related Masters from our partner Universities, which can be completed within 1 year.


Upon successful completion of the programme, you will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration by Aventis Graduate School.

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, or;

A Diploma in any course (minimum of 5 years relevant work experience), or;

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

Commencement Date

Next intake: April 2022


Please download the brochure or enquire at 8358 8088 for more information.

UTAP Funding

  • Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP) is an individual skills upgrading fund specially for NTUC members
  • Members enjoy UTAP funding at 75% of the unfunded courses for online/blended course fee capped at $250 annually
  • NTUC Union Members aged 40 years and above will now get a one time top-up of $250

Why Us?

Aventis is one of only 4 Business Schools in Singapore
that is a member of Executive MBA Council,
the World’s Leading Body that champions advancement in MBA

Aventis is one of only 8 Business Schools in Singapore that is part of AACSB International Business Education Alliance

What Do Our Students Say About Us?

“I really enjoyed this fast track part time programme and it caters very well to my busy schedule. My experience here has been wonderful and I plan to pursue the MBA here in Aventis in the near future. I enjoyed most of the modules as well. Overall a recommendable experience.”
Mr. Anthony Sebastian Stanley
Teacher, Coleman College
“I truly enjoyed my time and learning experience here at Aventis in the PGDBA programme. The lecturers were amazing as they patiently taught me when I was in doubt. The programme was also affordable and fun as I made many new friends along the way. Overall an amazing experience, would recommend it to my colleagues and friends. Thank you Aventis!”
Mr. Fu Yong Jie
Operations Manager, Hong Ye Group


If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at 8358 8088. 

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