Higher Diploma in International Business Management with Languages

Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE)
Hong Kong
Study mode
2 years
Total tuition fee (local)
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Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 13,861

About this course

This programme aims to enable students to pursue careers in multinational enterprises engaging in international business and trade. It emphasizes practical trainings and covers business languages (Japanese/Korean/Spanish), academic, technical and managerial skills in international business environment, legal and finance aspects, e-marketing, cross cultural management skills, practical exhibition management and quality management.
This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better equip students for further studies and employment after graduation.

Entry Requirements

International Students:

  • Applicants with academic qualifications obtained in secondary or tertiary institutions outside Hong Kong will be assessed individually by the departments concerned.
  • IGCSE, GCE, International Baccalaureate (IB) or other overseas qualifications which are comparable with the required levels of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education will be accepted.
  • IELTS overall score at 5 or equivalent 


Semester 1 :

  • Whole Person Development : Self-Efficacy Enhancement
  • English and Communication : Workplace Interaction
  • Information Technology Essentials – Services
  • Business Statistics
  • Economics
  • Marketing Essential
  • Global e-Logistics Operation

Semester 2

  • Whole Person Development : Global Vision
  • Whole Person Development : SMART in Action
  • English and Communication : Workplace Correspondence
  • Vocational Chinese Communication I : Putonghua Conversation and Reports
  • Accounting
  • Business Ethics and Etiquette
  • China Business Studies
  • Management

 Semester 3

  • Whole Person Development : Integrated Career Development
  • English and Communication : Persuasive Presentations
  • International Business Environment
  • Contemporary Issues in International Trade
  • Global Sourcing Management

Semester 4

  • English and Communication : Reports
  • Vocational Chinese Communication II : Putonghua Presentations and Promotional Text Writing
  • Legal Studies in International Trade
  • International Trade Finance
  • International & e-Marketing
  • Import and Export Procedures and Documentation
  • Project 1

Semester 5

  • English and Communication : Promotional Materials
  • Enrichment Module
  • Quality Management & Accreditation
  • Cross Cultural Management Skills
  • Practical Exhibition Management in International Trade
  • International Trade Management and Strategy
  • Project 2


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