Associate of Business

Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration Programme Information   Associate of Business  

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Programme Description

This programme equips students with the fundamental concepts and basic knowledge underlying the study to today’s business and management. Graduates will also possess the practical skills necessary to serve as front-line or middle managers or supervisors in private and public enterprises.

Students who complete their studies at the Associate Degree level are well-prepared to continue on to study at the Bachelor’s Degree level with all credit-units earned at the Associate Degree level applied to a related Bachelor’s Degree under three-credit-unit system (except Bachelor of Sports Management with Honours).

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs)

  1. Explain and critically review business theories and concepts to identify issues, analyse situations, and develop solutions for multi-faceted problems in organisational settings.
  2. Critically evaluate issues and make informed judgements in view of the organisation’s strategies as well as ethical considerations.
  3. Reflect on new ways of thinking and make meaningful contributions as a leader and member in a team setting and communicate effectively.

Programme Requirement

Students pursuing this programme must successfully complete at least 60 credit-units as follows:

(a) 6 credit-units of University Core courses:

Course code
Course title
Credit-units
Level
^
University Core Values
2
1000-level
^
Social Responsibilities
1
1000-level
^
The Effective Communicator and Teamwork
3
2000-level

(b) 51 credit-units of Core courses:

Course code
Course title
Credit-units
Level
BUS 1000BED
^
An Introduction to Business and Management
18
1000-level
BUS 1030BED
^
Making Your Learning Count
6
1000-level
BUS 2007BED
^
Shaping Business Opportunities
18
2000-level
BUS 2070BED
^
Communication Skills for Business and Management
9
2000-level

(c) 3 credit-units, as necessary, from any English and/or Chinese 1000-level, 2000-level, 3000-level or 4000-level courses offered by the University.

^ New course, subject to final approval by the University for presentation but likely to be available.

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Choosing the first courses to get started

Students taking the Associate Degree of Business programme in English are recommended to begin their studies with BUS 1000BED An Introduction to Business and Management.

Enquiries

About Admission Procedures

Admissions & Enrolment Team (Distance Learning), Registry

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