Diploma In Office Management and Technology

The purpose of this diploma is to equip the student with both academic and professional studies and an-in-depth specialised knowledge of secretarial skills for immediate application in the workplace. It will equip the students with the skills needed to work as a secretary or Administrative Professional in a general office environment.

Students who have successfully completed the secretarial management course can find employment in the private and public sectors as:

  • Personal Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Executive Secretary
  • Executive Officer

Graduates are able to pursue bachelor degree studies.

The Diploma in Secretarial Management is designed to produce skilful, knowledgeable, and competent graduates in secretarial and administrative functions.

The program aims to develop graduates to be office practitioners that are able to work independently as well as in a team in order to assist any organizations to run smoothly, effectively and efficiently.

A secretarial management graduate will be able to handle the following office responsibilities:

  • Answering calls, taking messages and handling correspondence
  • Maintaining diaries and arranging appointments
  • Typing, preparing and collating reports and Filing
  • Organising and servicing meetings (producing agendas and taking minutes)
  • Managing databases
  • Prioritising workloads
  • Implementing new procedures and administrative systems
  • Liaising with relevant organisations and clients
  • Coordinating mail-shots and similar publicity tasks
  • Logging or processing bills or expenses
  • Acting as a receptionist and/or meeting and greeting clients
  • If more senior, recruiting, training and supervising junior staff.

Period of Registration

Continue Studies

Conditional Re-admission

No re-admission

After 1 year

16 Credits

8-10  Credits

Less than 10 credits

After 2 years

 31 credits

20 -15 Credits

Less than 15Credits

Total Graduation Credits

(115+ credits)

 

 

19.6  Diploma in Office Management and Technology (DOMT)

Presented Semester

Credit Value

LH

PH

CH

 

Key:  Credit Hour/ Credit Value (CU), Lecture Hour (LH), Practical Hour (PH) and Contact Hour (CH)

Unit Code

Name/Description

 

 

 

 

 

Year 1 – Semester 1

 

 

 

 

 

MGT 1101 D

Principles of Business Management

Semester 1

3

30

0

30

FIN 1102 D

Introduction to Micro Economics

Semester 1

3

30

0

30

FND 1101 D

Communication Skills

Semester 1

3

30

0

30

ICT 1101 D

Computer Literacy

Semester 1

4

30

0

30

ADM 1107 D

Elementary Short Hand

Semester 1

3

30

0

30

Total  credits for the semester 1 load

 

16

 

 

 

 

Year 1 – Semester 2

 

 

 

 

 

FIN 1202 D

Macro Economics

Semester 2

3

30

0

30

MGT 1201 D

 

Entrepreneurship Skills Development

Semester 2

3

30

0

30

ADM 1204 D

Computer Applications

Semester 2

3

 30

0

30

ADM 1208 D

Shorthand 1A & IB

Semester 2

3

30

0

30

ADM 1202 D

Principles of Business Law

Semester 2

3

 30

0

30

Total  credits for the semester 2 load

 

15

 

 

 

 

Year  2  -  Semester 1

MGT 2103D

Project Planning and Management

Semester 1

3

30

0

30

MGT 2101D

Research Methods                                  

Semester 1

3

30

0

30

ADM 2107D

Shorthand IIA

Semester 1

3

30

0

30

ICT 1104 D

 

Elementary Website Design and Internet Technology

Semester 1

4

30

0

30

FIN 1103D

Principles of Accounting

Semester 1

3

30

0

30

Total  credits for the semester 1 load

 

16

 

 

 

 

Year  2 - Semester 2

ADM 2211 D

Secretarial Duties

Semester 2

3

30

0

30

ICT 2218 B

Desk Top Publishing

Semester 2

3

30

0

30

ADM 2209 D

Shorthand IIB

Semester 2

3

30

0

30

FIN 2201 D

Taxation Management

Semester 2

3

30

0

30

FIN 2205 D

 

RESEARCH PROPOSAL (Core)

Semester 2

4

0

120

0

Total  credits for the semester 2 load

 

16

 

 

 

 

Total Graduation Load (Credits)

 

63