Foundation in Business JPT/BPP(A9505)02/19



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The Foundation in Business (FIB) programme will provide students with a general understanding of business organisations and their structures along with wider considerations such as environments, markets, processes and how all these work together to contribute to organisational success. The foundation programme will enable students to analyse how businesses are organised, strategies are developed, decisions are taken, and how these factors impact competitiveness in business and commerce.


Programme Objectives:


  • To provide students with a sound basis for progression to the undergraduate programmes at QIU. Students can expect to participate in all types of learning experiences, from lectures to highly practical group exercises.
  • To prepare students for entry into Higher Education, ensuring that they possess the necessary knowledge, values, skills and competencies to undertake one of the QIU’s Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) or Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) programme.


Future Careers

  • Entrepreneur
  • Marketing Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Business Development Manager
  • Training manager/Consultant
  • Human Capital Manager

The following courses are offered in the Foundation in Business (JPT/BPP(A9505)02/19):

Core Courses
  • Principles of Management
  • Personal Development
  • Fundamental English 1
  • Computer Applications
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Introduction to Information System and Technology
  • Fundamental English 2
  • Critical Thinking
Specialisation in third semester
Business Management, Accounting and Finance
  • Managing People and Organizations
  • Mathematics for Business
  • Principle of Economics
  • Principle of Finance
Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Managing People and Organizations
  • Mathematics for Business
  • Introduction to Hospitality
  • Introduction to Tourism Business
Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Calculus
  • Mathematics for Business
Actuarial Science
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Mathematics for Business
  • Principle of Economics
  • Principle of Finance
Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) / ‘O’ Levels Pass with any five (5) credits
Other Qualifications Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Government of Malaysia



3 intakes in a year (April, July and September)


Mode of Study: Full-time


Duration: 1 year

Assessment Breakdown:
Coursework 50%
Final Exams 50%