Business Administration & E-Business Management Diploma Program

Program Description

The program represents a modern mixture of business knowledge combined with in-depth understanding of what is required to succeed in an online business in the modern world. The program requires 68 credit hours for completion. Possible career paths of the graduates are diverse and can range from setting up a new business venture as an entrepreneur, working in an online business environment, or working in the public and private sectors.

Admission Requirements
  • A “General Education Diploma” (GED) with the following conditions: A General Education Diploma (12th standard) or certified equivalent with a minimum D grade in (pure or applied Mathematics) and English language.

  • A minimum of 500 in TOEFL, (or IELTS - 5 overall (academic); or TOEFL IBT-61)[1] or must take the English Placement Test (PT) at UOB.

  • Must take the Math and IT Placement Test (PT) at UOB and shall be placed at foundation/credit courses as per the PT result.

  • Students enrolled in the GFP will have to complete it in no more than two academic years. 

  • Students shall pass the College Admission Test and/or the College Interview as required.

    Exemption: A student may be exempted from the Foundation Program area requirements by presenting an equivalent qualification, (IELTS or TOEFL, SAT and (ICDL/IC3 in English) or passing the challenge exam.

Program Objectives
  • Develop graduates with the knowledge and skills to develop solutions to basic problems related to e-business.

  • Develop graduates who can contribute to the society’s progress through research, professional and ethical practice.

Student Outcomes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic general managerial concepts, principles and practices

  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic concepts related to management of an e-business

  • Apply managerial concepts and principles to independently solve basic business problems related to general business activities

  • Apply the gained knowledge and skills to basic problems related to e-business management

  • Analyze a basic problem and design a solution based on an organization’s resources, requirements and needs

  • Integrate appropriate regulations, standards and practices in company’s operations

  • Work effectively in a team and collaborate with others to accomplish a common goal

  • Communicate effectively to a range of audience through oral, written and visual presentation

Career Path

This program combines core business subjects with special focus on soft skills, Information technology which equip the graduates to choose their careers across various areas of business administration, or they can find a position directly related to e-business. Provides students the necessary knowledge as well as a broad set of skills that are useful in multiple functional areas of any private or public sector entity. The business administration and e-business management program provides students high employ ability potential in areas such as: accounting, logistics, marketing/sales, quality management, process management, product management, human resources management, purchasing/procurement, financing/insurance, risk management, controlling, consulting and project management.

Graduates can also expect to find jobs within organizations across a wide range of sectors such as health care, pharmaceutical, education, civil service, civil aviation, banks, oil industry, construction industry, and consulting. Graduates are also highly marketable within public sector organizations and NGOs locally and internationally. The program is also ideal for students who have entrepreneurial talent and who wish to start their own businesses.

Diploma of Arts in Business Administration & E-Business Management

Diploma Plan

Total: 68.0 C.H.

Course Code Course Title Sem Prerequisite Credit Hour

ENGL 100

English I

1 & 2

FENG 003

2.0

BCIT 100

Business Computing & Applications

1 & 2

FENG 003
FINT/A 002
FMAT/A 002
FMAT/A 003

3.0

COMM 100

Effective Written Communication

1 & 2

FENG 003

2.0

MATH 125

Calculus for Business

1 & 2

FENG 003
FMAT/A 002
FMAT/A 003

3.0

ARAB 100

Arabic Language

1 & 2

FENG 003

3.0

HIST 100

Oman History

1 & 2

FENG 003

2.0

SOCI 100

Oman Society

1 & 2

FENG 003

1.0

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