Certificate in Business (Mandarin)

The Certificate in Business has been developed to provide an initial qualification for students aiming to embark on a career in one of wide range of business/industries, and for students who are seeking to further their education in the fields associated with Management. One important feature of this programme is that it has been designed for students whose first language is Chinese, or who have proof of proficiency in the language.

Certificate in Business

Key Facts

  • Duration: 6 months (full-time)
  • Intake dates: Start every six weeks
  • Delivery Mode:
    • Live Online
    • Blended
  • Fees: SGD $4,142.00 (local students) (inclusive of GST)

In today’s workplace context, whether it is a manufacturing or service sector, understanding business is a main component of success in today’s business world. In order to run a business of any size effectively and smoothly, it is fundamental to gain knowledge managing businesses and its operations.

The aim of the Certificate in Business Studies is to provide students with the technical know-how, analytical thinking and problem-solving skills and various business skills essential for a successful career in the business world. The Certificate in Business aims to provide students with:

  • Knowledge of the fundamental theories and concepts of business
  • A pathway for further studies
  • Gain skills that can be applied in a range of situations and contexts

Foreign students who have the intention to further their study in Certificate level in Singapore, and who wish to develop a bilingual languages skill, competency and knowledge, to fulfil their future career development in a business context.

Find out more about the modules here:

  • The Fundamental Theories of Management
  • The Fundamentals of Mathematics
  • Understanding E-Commerce
  • The Principles of Logistics
  • Business Statistics
  • Sociology

  • No. of Modules: 6
  • Learning hours: Each module 36 contact hours
  • Total learning hours: 6 x 36 hours = 216 hours

Students must take and successfully complete all eight modules to be awarded the LSBF Certificate in Business (Mandarin). Students must complete all modules, students who fail to do so will be given a statement of results.

Students must achieve an overall passing grade of 40%. If students fail to achieve an overall passing grade, they will be permitted to retake based on the directions given by the examination board.

The assessment of each module consists of:

  • Individual assignment or class test: 20%
  • Class participation: 15%
  • Class presentation or class test: 15%
  • Examination: 50%
















Lectures, case studies and exercises, class discussion, presentations.

STP holders: 90%

Non-STP holders: 75%

Teacher Student Ratio 1 : 60

  1. Minimum Academic Entry Requirement:  

Local students shall possess one of the following:

  • At least one pass in GCE ‘O’ Level
  • NITEC or Higher NITEC; OR

International Students shall possess one of the following:

  • Completion of year 9 middle high school qualification or equivalent qualification from respective home countries


  1. Minimum Mandarin Language Entry Requirement:

Both local and international students MUST fulfill the minimum Chinese language entry requirement of one of the following:

  • Achieved grade D7 or better in Chinese language at GCE O level.
  • Pass in Chinese Language in Year 9 High School qualification or equivalent.
  • Pass HSK 5


  1. Minimum Age Requirement: 16 years old.

Students with non-standard entry requirements (e.g., other PEI qualification, lack of equivalent Year 9 in home country, Mature candidates will be assessed on a case-by-case basis subject to approval of the Academic Board.

Request More Information

Contact a programme advisor by calling
+65 6580 7700


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