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Advanced Diploma in International Business Management (12 Months)


shutterstock_134955680edit The programme provides students with the full repertoire of knowledge and skill required to conduct business or manage companies in today’s ever-changing global business environment. Armed with this competitive advantage, students of international business thrive on the challenge of dealing with the myriad economic, political, legal and social systems that define the international business environment. You will learn to analyse international markets and develop the personal attributes required to successfully engage in international business. Units have an international focus and are drawn from a wide range of business disciplines such as international accounting, economics, finance, human resources, law, management and marketing. You will develop high level skills in management, problem solving, planning, organising and managing change which will prepare you for a career in the current globalised business world. The program prepares you for a career in a multinational company, a family-owned business or your own start-up.


  • More Career Opportunities
  • Lecturers from International Organisations such as World Bank, Barclays Bank, Bank of America, Standard Chartered Bank 
  • A Career in Global Businesses and Multinational Companies (MNCs), International Organisations & Universities ranging from:
  • Global Entrepreneur
  • Management Consultants,
  • International bankers
  • Global Brand Consultant
  • International Operations Manager
  • International Business Developer
  • Global Account Strategist
  • International Sales and Marketing Executive
  • International Business Planning Executive
  • International Trade Executive
  • International Relations Executive

“In terms of driving improvements in productivity, employers most value the Diploma (70 per cent).” “Three quarters of employers view the Diploma as a benefit to their employer brand and reputation.” (Management Standards Centre, 2007)


This programme is awarded by GEA Institute, a private education institution registered with the committee for private education (CPE). Upon successful completion of the programme, attendees will be awarded the title of Advanced Diploma in International Business Management and receive a certification from GEA Institute. Graduates will be able to use the Advance. Dip in International Business Management on their name cards.

The Committee for Private Education (CPE) was appointed by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Board.

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Education (MOE). It drives and coordinates the implementation of the national SkillsFuture movement, promotes a culture and holistic system of lifelong learning through the pursuit of skills mastery, and strengthens the ecosystem of quality education and training in Singapore.

SSG strengthens the adult training infrastructure by taking on all existing functions of the Committee for Private Education (CPE), as well as guiding the Institute for Adult Learning (IAL) to enhance the capabilities and professionalism of adult educators. SSG plays a key role in the quality assurance for private education institutions and adult training centres. Together with educational institutions and training partners, SSG ensures that students and working adults have access to high quality, industry-relevant training throughout life. SSG also brings together synergies in continuing education and training (CET) and pre-employment training (PET), so skills requirements will continue to meet the demands of different sectors of the economy. (From SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Website.)

Further Studies

On completion of the programme, graduates can apply for our higher level executive programmesSpecial exemptions and other benefits are available.


Language:Conducted fully in English
Mode of delivery:Blended mode of self-managed learning, discussions, face to face tutorial and online support system. Applied learning is the main focus as we recognised the importance of being able to apply the skills and knowledge learned in the Executive Diploma for our working professional attendees, as well as the essentiality of being in touch with the latest and best industry practices.
Duration:Full-time & Part-time: 12 Months (540 Contact Hours)
Number of modules:12 modules
Lesson Frequency:Full-time: 5 Days per week x 3 Hours per day / Part-time: 3 Days per week x 5 Hours per day
Lecturers: Modules are conducted by our experienced and knowledgeable lecturers.
Student to Teacher RatioWe focus on having small class sizes to maximize the effectiveness of active learning and facilitation. 1 Teacher to 10 Students (Average Class Ratio)
Assessment:60 % Coursework, 40% Final Examination. More emphasis is placed on coursework in recognition of the importance of practical industry application of knowledge.

Programme Modules


Admissions & Fees

Admission Deadlines

All admission applications should be completed by the following admission deadlines.

  • Admissions deadline for applications is at the end of every JAN/MAY/SEPTEMBER

Your Personal Investment

SGD 10,000.00, excluding application and registration fees.

Financial Assistance  

Scholarships/Study Grants of up to 70% of total fees for ALL local and foreign applicants.

Scholarships/Study Grants are for applicants who are low income or have financially challenging situations to pursue their studies and upgrade their careers.

(Terms and Conditions Apply. For more information on the Scholarships/Study grants, WhatsApp +65 9187 7886)

Payment Mode

  • Instalments
  • Company Sponsorship
  • Bank Loan

Admission Requirements

All applicants should fulfil the following requirements:

  • Minimum 3 O Level Passes with 3 Years work experience or a recognised diploma or 3 A Level Passes

* Special admission will be considered on a case by case basis. Interested applicants please submit the following:

  • Duly completed application form (Download form from our website or collect a copy from our office)
  • Photocopy all supporting documents (Certificates & Transcript)
  • Application fee of SGD 300

Please complete the above application process and mail/send in person to 1 Kay Siang Road, #10-01. Accepted applicants will have to prepare a registration fee of SGD 500. NEED MORE DETAILS? Please call at 6909 2153/ 6909 2154 OR email us at


1. Why GEA?
  • Industrial relevant curriculum
  • Applied learning focused
  • Exposure to a variety of International case studies
  • Completed in 12 months (3 Semester)
  • Globally experienced & knowledgeable lecturers from International Organisations such as the World Bank
  • Faculty with International contacts in various industries
  • Platform to network with experienced & Internationally reputable individuals
  • Frequent talks by renowned and experienced Global corporate leaders
2. What award will I receive upon successful completion?
  • Advanced Diploma in International Business Management
3. When are the intakes?
  • Every January, May & September
4. How can I finance the programme?
  • Instalments
  • Company Sponsorship
  • Bank loan
5. What is the duration of the program?
  • 12 months for 12 modules
6. Where will the lesson be conducted?
  • Where: Executive Campus. Visit our Contact Us page.
7. What is the mode of delivery?
  • Hybrid Methods: Face to face tutorial, discussions, online resources
  • Corporate Training Style: Encouraged to discuss with lecturers & peers on module related issues in your own organisation for real life examples and practice of applied learning
8. What will assessment consist of?
  • 60 %:  Coursework
  • 40%: Final Exam
9. Who are the Faculty members?
  • GEA Modules: Conducted by our globally experienced and reputable lecturers
10. Any Other benefits?
  • Be notified to join our seminars conducted by world renowned individuals
  • Chance to network with reputable individuals from various industries

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