Program code : Diploma in Business Studies (DipBS)
The Diploma in Business Studies aims to equip students with the knowledge necessary in enhancing their ability to manage well the organization or business companies they work with. The program endeavors to supplement the students’ practical knowledge with well-founded theoretical base especially for those who desire to attain higher degree in management, accountancy and other business related fields. To pursue this goal, the Faculty of Business and Informatics through the Department of Finance and Management commit to providing quality teaching and learning experiences for DWU students through the flexible mode of learning.
- Must be currently employed at time of study.
- Grade 12 graduates with relevant post-secondary certificates.
- Matriculated to grade 12 or equivalent.
- At least 3 years of work experience or self-employment.
- Currently or aspiring to be in supervisory role.
- Must be computer / internet literate.
New cohorts are offered at various times throughout the year.
Refer any queries to the Assistant-to-the-Registrar. (Port Moresby Campus).
K100 non-refundable Application Fee
K3,000.00 tuition per semester all inclusive program costs
Account details for fee payments:
Bank: BSP Commercial Centre
Branch No: 951
Account No: 1001129000
Account Name: Divine Word University – Capacity Building Training Centre
For Application Forms and further information contact:
Capacity Building Training Centre
Divine Word University – Port Moresby Campus
P.O. Box 582.
National Capital District
Papua New Guinea
Ph: (675) 325-5668/ 7091 5741
Fax (675) 325-5266
Check our Website www.dwu.ac.pg
Accounting is involved with identification, classification, of business transaction source documents to enable the preparation of financial statements that provide relevant information for making business and economic decisions. This unit focuses on accounting information for non-incorporated businesses. It will equip students with an understanding of accounting fundamentals including the users of accounting information, assumptions and principles underlying accounting, definitions of key terms (asset, liability, owner’s equity, revenue and expense), and accounting systems for unincorporated single and multiple owner businesses. The unit emphasizes skills development, applications and financial analysis. It will allow students to examine transactions and events in more complex settings and deals with assets, liabilities, and different business structures. Students will be equipped with principles, concepts and policies underpinning accounting action and analyse the financial statements and measurement of profitability, financial and liquidity.
This This unit provides introductory knowledge on the principles and practices of management and the roles of manager in the organization. It mainly revolves around the basic functions of managers, specifically planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Apart from providing the students with the beginning level of understanding management principles, case studies are analyzed using various and appropriate strategies and techniques based on relevant principles and theories. The extension of the unit provides students the knowledge and understanding of the PNG law and PNG business law as well as the legal requirements for the formation and operation of various entities carrying on business activities in PNG.