Founded in 2009 as:


Non-academic program for students with no high school diploma or equivalent (A-levels, IB, etc.).

  • Year 1: Diploma in Business Foundation *
  • Year 2: Diploma in Business Skills
  • Year 3: Diploma in Business Management


  1. Business
  2. Web Tech
  3. Fashion
  4. Retail
  5. Real Estate
  6. Design
  7. Manufacturing
  8. Hospitality

Specializations take place in year 3, with the focus for the final project also entailing the chosen specialization. * Upon completion of year 1, students can continue with the BBA program or carry on with year 2 and then 3.

Year 1: Business Foundation

Series of modules covering the following topics:

  • Self-Management/-Presentation
  • Positive Life Philosophy
  • Ethics and Human Rights
  • Communication Skills
  • State of Humanity & the Planet
  • IT Skills & Website Design
  • Internet: Benefit and Risks
  • Resolving Problems/Conflicts
  • Geography, Culture, Societies
  • Household, Money & Insurance
  • Relationship, Self-Love & Love
  • Learning Methods and Skills

Year 2: Business Skills

Series of modules covering the following topics:

  • Fundamentals of Economics
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Basics of Accounting
  • Mathematics for Business
  • Law, Regulations: Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing, Advertising, Media
  • Business Policy
  • Strategic Research Marketing
  • Personal Branding
  • Human Resource Management
  • Critical Incident Management

Year 3: Business Management

Series of modules covering the following topics:

  • Managing Team Work
  • Modern Ways of Living
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Consumer Needs and Wants
  • Trends in the World of Business
  • Marketing for Businesses
  • Brand creation for Businesses
  • Business Management
  • Sustainability and Externalities
  • Managing Business Startups
  • Concepts of Problem Solving
  • Specialization Modules

LANGUAGE CLASSES OFFERED: (Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese Mandarin, Japanese, Russian and English)

Please note that subjects offered may vary from the published list and are revised periodically to ensure maximum relevance to the related industry and business world. Language classes are based on demand (minimum five students) per level and must be chosen prior to the start of the trimester.


Course Information

  • Course Code: DP-100
  • Course Duration: 1-3 academic years
  • Minimum age: 17 years old