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Course Overview

The subject equips participants with tools used in solving business problems and for decision making. Participants are taught how to identify the root causes of problems, select the problems to tackle, generate workable solutions and decide on the courses of action. Teaching contents include contemporary problem solving tools and critical/creative thinking skills that are fundamental to decision making. Participants walk away from this subject with a box of tools to solve problems and make decisions with confidence in a dynamic world of business.

 

 

Objectives

 

Students will learn from a 5-step process of business problem-solving to discuss the importance of context-setting, practise the different tools to seek information, identify the right problem, generate ideas and evaluate the alternatives for resolution.

Students will be taught how to differentiate between divergent and convergent thinking, identify the appropriate tools to use for each purpose and apply the heuristics of solving workplace problems.

Entry Requirements

Applicants applying for modular units which are drawn from existing full diploma or post-diploma programmes will have the same minimum entry requirements as the full qualifications.

 

To find out the minimum entry requirements specific to this modular course, please click here.

What You'll Learn

●      Apply the 5-step problem-solving process

●      Explain the importance of context-setting

●      Use tools to gather information and recommend problem statements

●      Use tools to generate relevant ideas

●      Apply tools to evaluate ideas

●      Explain issues in the decision making stage

●      Examine how business leaders solve problems in a dynamic world of business.

 

 

Modes of Assessment

 

●      Tests

●      Project

●      Assignments

●      Class Participation

 

 

Certification

 

Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded a Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the Diploma in Business Practice (Business Administration) or Diploma in Business Practice (Logistics Management).

Course Schedule / Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

18 April 2022

To be advised

7pm to 10pm
(weekday)
Once a week

APPLY

Steps to follow in your application:

 

Step 1 - Enter NRIC/ Passport No.

Step 2 - Select UBO - Modular - Diploma in Business Practice (Business Administration) or UBX - Modular - Diploma in Business Practice (Logistics Management) and course commencement date.

Step 3 - Enter personal, qualification, employment and sponsoring details (if applicable).

Step 4 - Select, rank your preference for the selected subject(s) and indicate the number of subject(s) you wish to take. Please note that the subject start date(s) denotes the semester start date.

Step 5 - Make declaration and submit online application.

Course Fees

Fee Type Total Fees (w GST)
SME-employed Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents S$112.92
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above
S$109.14
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 S$166.92
Singapore Permanent Residents  S$1,097.82
Others & Repeat Students S$1,097.82

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With effect from 1 Jul 2020, the Workforce Training Scheme (WTS) will be replaced by Work Support Scheme (WSS), for more information, please visit:
https://www.wsg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/workfare-skills-support-scheme-individuals.html

Course Contact

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    8.30am – 5.30pm (Fri)

    Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

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  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing Block 1A, 
    Level 3, Unit 81
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.

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