Professional Diploma in Leadership and Management

Course ID
Global Skill (GSC)
4 (Diploma)

If you’re a professional who is looking to progress into a management and consultancy, role, this is the best professional program for you to enroll.

The objective of the Professional Diploma in Leadership and Management award is to provide learners with good knowledge. skills, ability, and attributes for raising a career in a wide spectrum of business organizations. It is designed to ensure each learner is ‘business ready’: a confident, independent thinker with a detailed knowledge of leadership and management. Through this module, learners are equipped with the skills to adapt rapidly to change.

The professional diploma combines both theoretical and practical knowledge in the areas of the business environment, leadership, personal development, coaching and mentoring, global operation, communication, entrepreneurship, and risk management in an organization

This professional qualification framework will provide adequate information on blended online Professional Diploma in Leadership and Management course specification understanding according to Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in global and international perspective

The following are the terminal performance objectives (TPOs’) for the Professional Diploma in Leadership and Management:




To understand, and measure the different types of businesses and their environment.


Understand the concept and purpose of communication in a business and be able to communicate effectively


Understand leadership and management theories and able to apply them to improve the team and individual performance


Explore the key globalization theories, concepts, and models which enable learners to gain an appreciation of the complexities of globalization as well as the benefits to present business.


Understand and apply how IT systems can be used as management tools for collecting, storing disseminating, and providing access to knowledge and information


Knowledge and understanding of key business functions and their importance to business success


Understand the role of innovation and creativity for organization and apply in the business strategic direction


Understand nature of risk management and strategic decision-making processes and evaluate quantitative and qualitative techniques to manage risk in business context.


Apply entrepreneurial mind set in workplace

Entry requirements

Candidate or applicants need to have either one of the requirements below : 

  • SPM pass with a minimum of three (3) credits and minimum 2 years of working experience;
  • SPM pass with a minimum of one (1) credit will require 4 years of working experience and shall be considered on a case-to-case basis.
  • Completed O Levels or secondary education with 21 years of age 

Note : 

Candidate may email to if you have question regarding the entry qualifications

Course structure and modules

The IPD-OUM Level 4 Professional Diploma in Leadership and Management consists of 10 mandatory units, making a combined total of 40 credits: 

  1. Business Environment 
  2. Business Operation 
  3. Communication in Business 
  4. Leadership and Managing Team 
  5. Operation in Global Environment 
  6. Business Information System 
  7. Understand Coaching for Team 
  8. Innovation and Creativity 
  9. Sustainable Risk Management 
  10. Entrepreneurship 

How you study

The Professional Diploma in Leadership and Management is conducted 100% online or by blended learning. The Online Campus link is available at

Career opportunities and pathway

Management & Leadership majors may find employment in a variety of areas depending on their skills and experience : 

  • Managers 
  • Team Leaders 
  • Social or Political Leader 
  • Business Operation Specialist 
  • Industrial Production Executive / Manager 
  • Compliance Officer 
  • Training and Development Officer or Organisation Coach 
  • Public Relation 
  • BPO executive or Manager 
  • Entrepreneur