School of Professional & Executive Education


The School of Professional & Executive Education (SPEED) is founded primarily to impart dynamic skills, knowledge and experiences to 21st century executives who are in pursuit of lifelong-learning. SPEED offers training programmes to executives and professionals from various industries with the purpose of allowing these well-qualified mavericks to spur their career enhancements. SPEED provides programmes in a variety of fields coveringself-improvement and general interests and they can be tailor-made to include the development of professional and overall competency such as communication and critical thinking skills. Each certification will be given a credit value wherever possible, allowing recipients to pursue formal academic qualification later.

Participants of the SPEED programme manage their own tasks and perform their best. This encourages students to provide substantive feedback as they go along and naturally inculcates a culture of owning up to the responsibilities among these privileged individuals thus further reinforcing confidence and self-empowerment. The prerequisites for enrolment into the SPEED programme have been tailored by AeU to boost interest among professionals and executives, one of which is the requirement of at least one year of working experience in the respective fields. The purpose is to encourage working adults to consider enhancing their existing skills and knowledge.


SPEED has designed innovative and topical programmes for people of different backgrounds to pursue their lifelong learning ventures. An array of both professional training programmes and executive courses awaits people who are hungry for continuing professional development. With highly competitive and affordable pricing, SPEED programmes invites working executives to savour and enjoy the flexible learning approach towards professional development.

SPEED up your advancement and fast track your career through our Continuing Professional Development Programmes (CPDPs) and Executive Education programmes. It’s the time for progressive change ... and change through learning!


Graduate Diploma in Business Management


The Graduate Diploma in Business Management is offered by Asia e University (AeU), approved by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education and accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency. This programme is recognised as equivalent to a bachelor’s degree. Upon completion, students may continue to pursue their Bachelor of Business Administration or a master’s programme at local universities.

Learning Outcome

  • Comprehend and apply the basics of management, business, and marketing in the competitive world of global businesses.
  • Use pertinent knowledge, skills and competencies in effective communication and problem-solving situations in competitive business challenges.
  • Think critically and reflect creatively on opportunities, challenges and innovations for self-development and professional advancement.

Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Malaysian & International Students:

  • 'A' Levels /STPM/ STAM /Diploma or its equivalent accepted by AeU Senate

Note: International students are required to attain a level of English Language Proficiency equivalent to IELTS of 5.5 or TOEFL score of 550 or passed the AeU Placement Test or other equivalent approved by the Senate of AeU. Those who have their tertiary education in English shall normally be exempted from the requirement

Alternative Entry

Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) Entry Requirements:

  • 21 years of age as of 1st January in the year of application
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Senate of AeU
  • Possess relevant work experience; and
  • Passed an aptitude and APEL assessment

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Fast Facts

Modes of Study

Fully Online

Blended Learning

Duration 2 years 4 Months
Frequency of Tutorials Once a month on weekends with 3 meeting per subject (total of 10 hours)

Assignment 1 = 60%

Final Examination = 40%

MQA Accreditation PA 0762
Advertisement Code (N/345/4/0079)08/16
EPF & HRDF Claimable (Malaysians Only) Yes


a) Core

  • Principles of Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Management Information System
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Principles of Economics
  • Intro to Financial Accounting
  • Business Statistics
  • Business Law

b) General

Applicable to Malaysian Students only

  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Academic Writing
  • Comparative Ethics
  • Personal Development Project

Applicable to International Students only

  • Information Literacy and Research Skills
  • Professional Communication
  • Work-based Portfolio
  • Reflective Learning Log
  • Malay and Communication
  • Malaysia Studies


a) Marketing

  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Internet Marketing
  • Marketing Management

b) Manufacturing Management

  • Production Planning and Control
  • Inventory Control
  • Fundamental of Manufacturing Management

c) Supply Chain Management

  • Production Planning and Control
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Purchasing Supply Management


Short Courses

Short courses or Certification programmes are highly practical in nature as well as useful for career exploration and development.

Professional Training in Corporate Management (4 Months)

  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • English
  • Logistics Management
  • Secretary Studies
  • Public Relation in Corporate

Professional Training in Business Management (4 Months)

  • English
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Fundamental of Business Management





Last updated: 5/7/17