Post-Graduate Diploma in IT Management


1. Title and Origin:
• Post-graduate Diploma in IT Management (PGDITM)
Awarded by: American Center for Education


2. Program Summary:

This course aims to provide students with knowledge and skills related to the Management of Technology.

Students will acquire knowledge about the importance of various types of Information Systems starting from Transaction Processing Systems to Management Information Systems and Expert Systems and understand the need for the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) while building current applications.

The exposure that students will gain from learning about Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems will enable them to understand how IT systems are used to interconnect various departments of an enterprise to provide them with competitive advantage.

The internship module may be replaced by a final project if the internship is not available due to acceptable reasons subject to approval by the Academic Board.

Candidature Period: 

This post-graduate diploma has a 24 month candidature from the course end date stated on student contract.


3. Entry Requirements:

Academic Requirements:

• General Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, or

• Advance Diploma with minimum 3 years working experience, or

• Its equivalent or above

Age Requirement: 

• Minimum age: 18

English Requirements:

• Score grade C6 or above for GCE A-level English, or

• TOEFL IBT 61, or IELTS 6.0, or

• Its equivalent


4. Total Course Duration/Instruction Hours:
• Full Time: Theory study, 12 Months/360 hours, 5 sessions per week x 3 hours; On-the-job training (OJT), 6 months
• Part Time: Theory study, 18 Months/360 hours, 4 sessions per week x 2 hours


5. Mode of Delivery and Intake:
• Delivery: Lectures and Tutorials (Face to face)
• Intake: Mar, May, Jul, Sep and Nov of each year
*Note: The course intake months might be adjusted.


6. Course Fees:

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• ACE has Regional Course Fees List for Vietnam and Philippines. Please contact our Course Consultant for the latest Course Fees List.

• Please follow your signed student contract to make the relevant payment.

• Students and parents shall transfer the course fees directly to ACE bank account or make the payment to ACE finance department.

• Students and parents shall pay attention to the risk of paying course fees through recruitment agents or other third parties.


7. Course Synopses and Module Description:

Design to provide learners with knowledge and foundation of Information Technology Systems that are relevant and applicable to today’s IT Sector with skills that would prepare you for careers that are applicable to almost every industry.

Non-major Modules:

1. SCSTA 116: Business and Professional Communication

2. SECON 100: Modern Economics

3. SMGMT 250: Global Business Society

4. SPHIL 320M: Business Ethics

5. SPSYC 101: General Psychology

6. SSOCI 100: Introduction to Sociology

7. SECON 202: Macroeconomics

8. SECON 201: Microeconomics

9. SBIS 311: International Business

10. SACCT 231: Principles of Accounting 1

11. SMNGT 480M: International Marketing

12. Operations Management

Major Modules:

1. Management and Innovation of E-Business

2. Process and work-flow management

3. Digital Infrastructures for Business

4. Technology and Cyberspace: Ethics & Issues

5. Information Systems for Business Management

6. Information privacy; Security and Continuity

7. Fundamentals of Information Technology in Organizations

8. Enterprise Resource Planning

Internship Module:

9. Advanced IT Management Internship


8. Graduation Requirement
• Pass 6 Modules (3 non-major and 3 major modules)
• Pass Internship Module (or being replaced by a Final Project with approval)


9. Assessment Methods:
• 45% Assignment (Homework, Quizzes, Group work & etc)
• 25% Mid-Term Examination
• 30% Final Examination


10. Lecturers:
Please refer to this page for the relevant lecturers being assigned to the relevant modules.


11. Academic Progression:

Please refer to this page for ACE Program Academic Progression Path.


If you need any extra information about this course, please click here to write to ACE course consultants.

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