SP Business School

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Accountancy (DAC)

No business can thrive without a team of competent accounting and finance professionals. Pursuing a diploma in accountancy is the first step you can take towards becoming an accounting professional or a Chartered Accountant (CA).

AT the Diploma in Accountancy (DAC) course, you will learn that accounting is not just about "number crunching". It involves a holistic education that will equip you with strong accounting knowledge, train you to acquire critical thinking and analytical skills, develop leadership abilities and build a strong sense of social responsibility.

This qualification can offer you good job stability, and open the doors to a wide range of career options, in many diversified fields such as accounting, auditing, banking, finance and taxation.

Above all, we educate you with the right attitude to excel.

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Banking & Finance (DBKF)

The banking and finance sector is a major driving force of the Singapore economy and SP's Diploma in Banking and Finance (DBKF) course will prepare you for a promising future.

We are the premier Banking and Finance course with the largest intake and most number of graduates out in the industry. We offer knowledge and skills to launch you into the dynamic and challenging world of banking and finance.

This well-established course provides practical training, modern facilities and an excellent curriculum that is closely related to professional practice and highly industry relevant to give you a head start. You will receive a quality educational programme that is specialised, yet broad-based and highly recognised by the industry and many universities and professional bodies.

We are the first banking and finance diploma offered among the polytechnics.

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Business Administration (DBA)

DBA develops thoughtful leaders, entrepreneurs and industry captains who create value for their organisations and their communities. DBA covers a broad spectrum of business disciplines also calling on critical skills such as design thinking and business analytics. DBA allows you the freedom to personalise your study path by choose one out of three options. You can concentrate on Marketing, Operations or Entrepreneurship to suit your personality, interests and career aspirations starting in your second year. This allows you to become a successful 'T-Shaped' graduates with breadth of business knowledge and develop deeper skills across essential business disciplines.

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Business Innovation and Design (DBID)

Design Thinking is a dynamic and exciting management approach that spurs creativity and innovation in businesses today. The Diploma in Business Innovation and Design (DBID) is the one and only diploma course offered by a polytechnic that incorporates Design Thinking into business education. DBID inculcates business students with a designer’s sensibilities and methods to understand people’s needs and to solve complex human problems facing the world today.

Unique Teaching Methodology
DBID’s unique curriculum emphasizes studio-based instruction and practice-based learning. It instills creative confidence and engenders empathic mind-set amongst students coupled with sound business fundamentals.

Students embarking on this extraordinary educational journey have access to a host of opportunities designed to inspire and challenge them, including learning projects with leading organizations, mentorship by industry leaders, special seminars and overseas study trips. With a multitude of opportunities to excel, this is definitely an exciting time for those aspiring to pursue a polytechnic education.

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Engineering with Business (DEB)

The Diploma in Engineering with Business (DEB) gives you the best of both worlds and will train you to be a business-savvy engineer. In this course, you will not just acquire knowledge and skills in electrical and mechanical engineering principles but also learn how to apply business concepts to engineering products and businesses. If you are interested in science, maths and technology, but do not want to pursue a pure engineering course, this is the right choice for you.

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Financial Informatics (DFI)

As Singapore positions itself as an international financial centre and analytics hub, an array of promising career opportunities awaits graduates of the Diploma in Financial Informatics (DFI) course. DFI equips you with holistic knowledge in the financial industry and broad-based technology competencies to develop your expertise in financial services and risk management. You can set higher goals for yourself with elective certification programs in financial risk management, accounting and data analytics.

You will get to observe financial market practices through various field trips organised exclusively for you. For that invaluable overseas experience, DFI overseas learning programmes include cities in China. Furthermore, the three or five months of internship with reputable companies will give you an invaluable opportunity to apply your learning and gain an enriching working experience.

There are plenty of work opportunities for you with major industry players such as Financial Industry Competency Standard (FICS), Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment (CISI), SAP Business One, and Bloomberg. Client-based projects will hone your analytical skills, broaden your knowledge of financial and digital-age literacy, and you will get to experience real-world project management. You will have a head-start when it comes to gaining Associate Professional Risk Manager (APRM) certification, Institute of Chartered Accountant in England and Wales (ICAEW) Certification and Associate SAP Certification.

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Human Resource Management with Psychology (DHRMP)

We Nurture PEOPLE who Develop People. The Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (DHRMP) is a unique course that covers relevant areas of human resource management and psychology to enhance the effectiveness of future human resource practitioners.

Emotional Intelligence and Positive Psychology concepts are also infused into the DHRMP curriculum to reinforce the awareness and development of Emotional Quotient (EQ) in students.

SP Business School is the first and leading school to offer this diploma course since 2008.

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International Business (DIB)
The last intake for the Diploma in International Business course will be for the Academic Year 2016/2017.

The Diploma in International Business (DIB) equips you with the core international business competencies that are necessary to tackle the challenges of an increasingly globalised world. The key goal of the DIB course is to groom you to be a global talent – one who is culturally intelligent, multi-lingual, and ready to lead.

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Tourism & Resort Management (DTRM)

The Diploma in Tourism and Resort Management (DTRM) course covers tourism’s diverse segments such as hotels and resorts, attractions, events management, travel agencies, airlines and cruise lines. DTRM will gain you access to the exciting world of tourism where you will learn about the intricacies of this industry that celebrates service excellence and going the extra mile for guests. You will gain insights into how people from various cultures and traditions work hand in hand to exceed guests’ expectations and to drive guest loyalty.

You will receive valuable real-life experiences both from the perspectives of service providers and guests through the integrated applied learning approach, exciting study trips, regular local visits and experiential learning trips. You will get to study sea cruise management on board a passenger ship. DTRM provides a 24-week work-based learning experience with an internship programme in various tourism and hospitality related companies in the third year or a 42-week Hospitality Mid Management Internship Programme (HMMIP) for select students.

DTRM will help you build an industry network through a steady stream of local visits and guest speakers. You will also get a chance to meet major industry players, participate in exclusive events and receive scholarships from the top companies in the industry such as Fairmont and Swissotel Hotels, Resort World Sentosa, Chan Brothers Travel and Marina Bay Sands.

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News & Announcements

DHRMP Students Recognised at the Excellence Awards 2014

Singapore Business Plan Competition 2016

Two DAC students, Cheryl Lai and Javin Chan Jun Wei, emerged as the first-runner up in the University of Newcastle (UON) Singapore Business Plan competition 2016 on 3 September 2016.

DHRMP Students Recognised at the Excellence Awards 2014

Gatsby Marketing Challenge 2016

Students from DBA, DAC and DEEE taking the Fundamentals of Marketing module in AY 20162017 Semester 1 got to work on an industry project based on the Gatsby Moving Rubber brand.

DHRMP Students Recognised at the Excellence Awards 2014


12 August 2016 - It was a day of many emotions for 3 teams from the final year Diploma in Business Administration (Marketing Management) option students.

DHRMP Students Recognised at the Excellence Awards 2014

CPA Australia and BDO Industry Talk

On the 13th of July 2016, CPA Australia and Binder Dijker Otte (BDO) specially came down to Singapore Polytechnic to give DAC Students a talk.

DHRMP Students Recognised at the Excellence Awards 2014

Business China Youth Showdown

SP's School of Business (SB) recently held the Business China Youth Showdown on the 13th of July 2016.

DHRMP Students Recognised at the Excellence Awards 2014

Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) Supply Chain Challenge

Two teams of Business School students clinched the Top two prizes in the finals of the annual Supply Chain Challenge competition (SCC 2016) held on 22 July 2016 organised by Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) and co-sponsored by Spring Singapore.

DHRMP Students Recognised at the Excellence Awards 2014

The SP Business School held its annual Achievers’ Function on 10th June 2016.

More than 600 guests including lecturers, students and their families were present to honour outstanding students for their diverse achievements in Academic Year 2015/2016.

DHRMP Students Recognised at the Excellence Awards 2014

I Can Transform the World with a Smile – Good Morning SG!

Meet Jocelyn Tan- a girl on a mission to transform the world with a smile. Jocelyn graduated from the Diploma in Business Innovation and Design in April 2016.