DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (DBA - S71)
Our multi-disciplinary course grooms innovative business leaders with G.R.I.T. Confident individuals with Global awareness, Resilience, Industry exposure, as well as
Technology and data acumen.
The Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) offers you the best experiences, from creating business proposals to developing industry projects that will boost your competitiveness.
To achieve this, the course equips students with specialised skills and knowledge in three foremost business capabilities:
- Innovation & Entrepreneurship to venture out with a business start-up;
- Digital Marketing & Branding to succeed in marketing and branding campaigns;
- International Trade & Operations to excel in managing and controlling businesses across international borders
Our student-centric curriculum provides you with hands-on and essential multi-disciplinary skillsets to thrive in today's volatile economy.
- Build Strong Foundation - The Business Essentials Through Action (BETA 1 & 2) module for DBA students lets you build a strong foundation in business skills by running a real enterprise in your first year
of studies! You and your classmates will create, develop, launch and manage a business funded by SP with profits donated to a charity of your choice. This is continue with School of Business Incorporated (SBI 1 & 2), a year-long
core module in Year 2 that simulates the operations and growth of a business.
Established Track Record
DBA is the most established diploma in the School of Business. For over 35 years, DBA has nurtured business professionals, corporate leaders and entrepreneurs who create value for their organisations and communities. Many of our 6,500 graduates
key operational and leadership positions in both local and international companies.
Create Your Own Future
This is the first business diploma that offers you the choice and flexibility to customise your own learning and career path through your selection of specialised modules!
- Choice & Flexibility - You have the flexibility to choose your own module combinations in Year 2 and 3 by selecting from suites of modules in any of the 3 areas of specialisation: Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Digital Marketing
& Branding, and International Trade & Operations. The combination of modules you pick will also determine if you graduate as a Specialist (1 domain area), a Dualist (2 domain areas), or an All-Rounder (3 domain areas).
More information on the course structure, the specialisations and specialised modules are found on the “What You’ll Study" page.
Strong Industry Partnerships
You will thrive in your third year when you apply all you learned into an industry project for a real company by embarking on an internship stint with our industry partners.
We maintain strong industry partnerships and alliances so you can be work and life-ready. Our industry partners, such as Bolloré Logistics, Exion Asia, Gong Cha, Haworth Asia Pacific, Keppel Logistics, Pacific Integrated Logistics, Shalom Movers,
TruLife, Watsons Singapore and many more, have engaged DBA students to make recommendations on how to help enhance their business. This is how you apply knowledge and skills to real business issues.
DBA also offers students real work experience through hands-on consultancy projects in our Student Agency, a campus-based agency where our students take on client projects. Furthermore, external competitions, networking events and seminars with industry
experts provide you with current industry and professional insights on market trends and developments!
We create many opportunities for your growth. You can widen your horizon and heighten your global perspectives by working and interacting with foreign counterparts through overseas projects, cultural exchanges and international competitions.
Opportunities for Further Studies
DBA prepares you for a wide range of possible business careers giving you a good head start for your career in business and commerce.
DBA is also well-recognised by both local and overseas universities, with many graduates earning prestigious
scholarships to pursue business-related degrees. Our graduates may be granted up to one and a half years exemption from typical three-year business-related degree courses by overseas universities.
Click here to find out more about Your Future.
“My experience in DBA has exposed me to the dynamic world of business. I had ample opportunities to acquire useful business knowledge and skills through real-life case studies, client
projects, competitions and internships. These have enhanced my personal growth and interest in business. Coupled with opportunities to develop my soft skills through group projects and external programs, DBA has definitely played a vital role in shaping
me as an individual and prepared me well for new challenges ahead.”
Gerwyn Teo (Class of 2021)
SP Institutional Medallist (Toh Chin Chye Medal)
Alfred Robert Edis Prize Winner
DBA Gold Medallist
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