Higher Diploma in Global Business Management with Languages

Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE)
Hong Kong
Advanced Diploma
Study mode
2 years
Total tuition fee (local)
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Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 14,676

About this course

This programme aims to offer students opportunities to learn a second language (Japanese, Korean or Spanish) which will open up their professional and personal opportunities to equip them to work in multinational enterprises and global business.
Students will be offered international exposure and connections through short-term experience including study, intern and cross-cultural learning to enhance their learning, life skills and employment prospects.

Entry Requirements

International Students:

  • Applicants with academic qualifications obtained in secondary or tertiary institutions outside Hong Kong will be assessed individually by the departments concerned.
  • IGCSE, GCE, International Baccalaureate (IB) or other overseas qualifications which are comparable with the required levels of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education will be accepted.
  • IELTS overall score at 5 or equivalent 


Semester 1 :

  • Global e-Logistics Operation
  • Trade Practices in Global Business
  • Economics
  • Marketing Essentials
  • Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship
  • Creative Project
  • IT Essentials - Business
  • English and Communication : Workplace Interaction
  • Whole Person Development - MindShift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness

Semester 2 :

  • Business Japanese I / Business Korean I / Business Spanish I
  • E-Commerce and Digital Marketing
  • Trade Show and Exhibition Management
  • Business Statistics
  • Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship
  • Creative Project
  • Vocational Chinese Communication: Putonghua Conversation and Reports
  • English and Communication : Workplace Correspondence
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement

Semester 3 :

  • Business Japanese II / Business Korean II / Business Spanish II
  • Global Sourcing Management
  • Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship
  • Creative Project
  • English and Communication : Persuasive Presentations
  • Whole Person Development - Enhancing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace
  • Enrichment Module

Semester 4 :

  • Business Japanese III / Business Korean III / Business Spanish III
  • Legal Studies in International Trade
  • Financial Management in International Trade
  • Accounting
  • Final Year Project
  • Vocational Chinese Communication: Putonghua Presentations and Promotional Text Writing
  • English and Communication : Reports

Semester 5 :

  • Business Japanese IV / Business Korean IV / Business Spanish IV
  • Contemporary Business Strategy
  • International Organizational Behaviour
  • Quality Management & Accreditation
  • Management
  • Final Year Project
  • English and Communication : Promotional Materials

* Depending on the job nature and study programmes, Work-integrated Learning will be arranged at an appropriate time during the period of study.

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