The Certificate of Business requires the completion of 5 units successfully.   After successful completion of CIB, students can articulate into a Diploma in Management.

Code     Unit Name
1002     Business Communication
1003     Microsoft Office Training
1012     Basic Accounting
1013     Principles of Management
1014     Business Maths




Business Communication

Business Communication

This the unit will mainly stress the written part of communication. Someone can be very good at speaking a good language or passing a message effectively through spoken words but if he cannot put his great ideas and information into logical order in written form then there will be a great chance of poor understanding that may exist among students or employees.

Learning Outcomes       
After completing this subject, the students are expected to:
1.    Define communication and communication process
2.    Identify seven ( 7) main elements of communication
3.    Understand the  role of managers in workplace
4.    Discuss the globalization and the implication for intercultural business communication
5.    Understand the  meaning of public relations, and   its importance as a form of organizational communication
6.    Understand the essentials of formal meeting procedures  
7.    Identify the main purposes of communication in an organization
8.    Distinguish between formal and informal meetings and committees
9.    Differentiate between defensive and dysfunctional roles
10.    Promote communication skills within the workplace



Microsoft Office Training

Microsoft Office Training

This the course offers a unique, orientation that gives students a basic understanding of computers. Computer Essentials and Applications encourage active learning with exercises, explorations, and numbered steps. While combining the active learning style with current topics and technology, this course provides an accurate snapshot of computer trends.

Learning Outcomes       
After completing this subject, the students are expected to:
1.    Understanding on Microsoft office 2007
2.    Apply tools to learning Microsoft Word to create documents
3.    Create, save and print a word-processed document
4.    Create formulas to add, subtract, multiply, divide
5.    Sort data according to specific criteria
6.    Use the Concatenate function to join data in two cells
7.    Explore the PowerPoint 2007 interface and familiarize yourself with the interface
8.    Prepare to deliver a presentation
9.    Modify graphical objects on slides
10.  Add graphical objects to a presentation



Basic Accounting

Basic Accounting

Descriptions:

This the subject provides students with Basic Accounting knowledge is one of the foundation course is taken in the Certificate in Accounting, Business, Human Resource Management and Sales programs offered here at ITI. The subject covers the fundamental aspects of accounting that students need to know as a prerequisite to studying other major courses in the field of accounting. The general purpose of this Basic Accounting subject is to give students the fundamental basic knowledge of accounting which serves as the foundation of understanding other broader disciplines in accounting.

Learning Outcomes       
After completing this subject, the students are expected to:
1.    Understand the important aspects, concepts, and principles in the accounting  area
2.    Describe the importance of accounting in business
3.    Explain and use the accounting equation in basic financial analysis and explain how the equation is related to the financial statements.
4.    Explain fundamental accounting concepts, the elements of financial statements, and basic accounting vocabulary
5.    Define and distinguish between cash basis and accrual basis accounting and the impact of each on the financial statements
6.    Explain the application of double-entry accounting rules
7.    Explain and operate the imprest system for petty cash



Principles of  Management

Principles of Management

Principles of Management is a Foundation course for Management Program, comprising eight (8) units with four different parts namely; Part 1: ‘Foundation of Management’ – where it introduces the managerial functions & roles and organisation as the system, and the evolution of the management, Part 2: Planning and Strategy – discuss the importance of the manager's roles in decision making and foundation of planning, Part 3: ‘Organizing for stability & change – introduces the foundation of organizing, motivating employees and managing change,’ Part 4: ‘Controlling for Productivity’ – introduces the basic principles of control.

Learning Outcomes       
After completing this subject, the students are expected to:
1.    To introduce to students the concept of management
2.    Describe who managers are and what activities they perform
3.    Explain the value of studying management history
4.    Describe the perfectly rational decision-making process
5.    Identify five contingency factors in planning
6.    Contrast mechanistic and organic organisations
7.    Define the motivation process
8.    Explain why people are likely to resist change
9.    Identify the key contingency variables in the control process



Business Maths

Business Maths

Descriptions:

Basic Mathematics is all about revising of maths level covered either in High School or Secondary School some time ago. Students need to revisit certain topics covered in their high school to enrich themselves with basic mathematics skills before covering business mathematics for this course. The basic maths knowledge level will be covered using selective topics such as Whole Numbers, Fractions, Decimals, Exponents, Scientific Notations and Logarithms. These topics should have been covered in the early years of education. And they can be covered using the Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division as four orders of operations. Students will be also taught how to use their basic scientific calculator skills which should ultimately enrich their calculation skills.

Learning Outcomes       
After completing this subject, the students are expected to:
1.    Calculate Fractions, Exponents, Scientific Notations & Logarithms
2.    Discuss Algebra from a business perspective
3.    Calculate Algebra using business practical situations
4.    Discuss Percentages and its application in business
5.    Discuss Business Statistics & its importance in business
6.    Calculate Simple Interest using appropriate equations
7.    Outline Compound Interest Formulas & compare with Simple Interest Formulas
8.    Discuss Annuities & its importance in banking & finance in business
9.    Identify the main formulas for Forecasting of business statistics                
10.    Draw & interpret different types of graphs