Faculty of Business Management - Muka 2
DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIES (INSURANCE)
Insurance is a dynamic and exciting business. As the population ages and wealth grows, the demand for insurance professionals will increase dramatically. Jobs in insurance involve helping individuals and businesses manage risk to protect themselves from catastrophic losses and to anticipate potential risk problems. The Diploma in Business Studies (Insurance) offered by the Faculty of Business Management, UiTM, is a three-year programme designed to provide students with an understanding of business disciplines relevant to commerce and industry as well as broad-based insurance education.
Job opportunities include supervisory and junior management position in insurance companies, insurance broking firms, insurance agencies, loss adjusting firms and financial institutions. In other business organizations, government bodies and public authorities, candidates have the opportunity to work in the risk management and insurance departments.
DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIES (TRANSPORT)
Business today is complex, and it calls for minds that are trained in the broad fundamentals of business. The Diploma in Business Studies (Transport) offered by the Faculty of Business Management, UiTM, started in November 2003. The programme provides some foundations to various business related disciplines including some fundamental business courses, economics, accounting and law. In order to develop a wholesome, trustworthy and responsible graduate, the curriculum also provide courses such as Computer and Information Processing, Business Communication and one foreign language to further equip graduates with other knowledge and skills. During the final year, students are given the flexibility of selecting 6 courses from a range of 13 courses (transport or transport related courses). Amongst them are Transport Economics, Insurance, Logistics, Operation Management, Transport and Tourism and others. This range of courses will provide students with a strong foundation in facing the diversified facets of the transport business challenges.
Apart from that the programme also prepares students for the Bachelor level in transport. In addition, they can proceed to other various specialized degree studies.
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) UK recognizes this programme and confers graduates the Member of Logistics and Transport (MILT) upon approval of membership. The CILT will also award exemptions up to 6 out of 9 courses of the Professional Qualifying Examination.
DIPLOMA IN OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY
The programme of Diploma in Office Management and Technology offered by the Faculty of Business Management, UiTM, focuses on the office administration of any organization, with emphasis on office procedures, office management, office automation, office competencies, communication, personality development, and second as well as third language.
Students enrolling in the programme would have a great learning experience since they will be trained and guided in a friendly environment. The programme has been recognized by various industries since it was first offered, and this reflects the importance of office administration and management in all types of organizations. As such, the programme is offered as a full-time as well as a part-time basis. It is a three-year programme which learning activities include lectures, actual problem solving, seminars, internship, and hands-on experience.
Student graduating from the programme would have promising careers in any organization with excellent opportunities for advancement. Well-prepared graduates will have a choice of positions such as Executive Officer, Personal Assistant and Executive Secretary.