Jabatan Perdagangan (JP) terletak di Aras 1, Bangunan Staf, Politeknik Kuching Sarawak (PKS). Ianya salah satu daripada lapan jabatan akademik yang terdapat di PKS. Pegangan JP “Strive to excel, lead the way” telah dipraktis sejak tahun 2010 lagi. Ianya amatlah tepat untuk disemai di kalangan warga JP untuk sentiasa cemerlang dan menjadi peneraju dalam segala hal.
Selain daripada itu, JP juga terkenal dengan program Pesta Niaga yang dijalankan pada setiap semester di ruang Bumbung Hijau, kini digelar Dataran Jubli.
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Commerce Department of PKS offers two (2) programmes namely: Diploma in Accountancy and Diploma in Business Studies. The duration of study for both programmes is three (3) years. All the programmes have been accredited by Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA). For further information regarding student intake, please visit http://www.politeknik.edu.my/portalbpp/index.asp
1) DIPLOMA IN ACCOUNTANCY
The Diploma in Accountancy in polytechnics, under the Ministry of Education is designed to equip graduates with knowledge and skills with integrated educational experience in disciplines, areas and sub-areas of financial accounting, auditing, taxation and cost accounting as well as management knowledge, information technology, entrepreneurship and interpersonal development. The objective of this programme is providing the accounting education at professional level to meet the demands of both the public and private sectors.
The aims of this programme are to equip the future graduates with accounting and management skills in business environment in order to build their careers in accountancy. Each of the courses in the accounting programme includes rigorous education, examination, experience, interpersonal developments and ethics requirements. This programme is designed and benchmarked with the accounting professional bodies in Malaysia which is stated in Schedule 1, Part 2 of the Accountants Act 1967, International Accounting Standards (IAS), International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and Programme Standards Accounting under Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA). Graduates will be awarded Diploma in Accountancy by the polytechnics.
Students graduating from this programme will be able to enter employment in any of the industries. The knowledge, skills and abilities that the students acquire from the programme will enable them to become:
• Assistant Accountant, account officer or assistant financial controller in public or private sector.
• Assistant Auditor in public and private sector.
• Tax Technician, assistant tax assessor in Inland Revenue, Tax Agent Firm and Tax Consultant Firm and In House Tax Department.
• Assistant Financial Advisor, officer in financial institution and investment companies.
• Securities agent and other related field.
• Better in career advancement in terms of furthering studies in the higher learning institutions and professional body.
2) DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIES
The Diploma in Business Studies aims to increase and enrich students’ knowledge across a broad range of business disciplines and help to prepare students for the challenges of a career in contemporary business. This is a dynamic field of study for students who wish to develop skills in a wide range of studies such as administration, human resource management, accounting, finance, marketing, insurance, banking and also entrepreneurship. Due to the flexible nature of the framework of the courses, students are able to select pathways appropriate to their interest, either to enter job the market or to pursue their studies in various business programmes.
This programme is designed in such a way that it is able to educate and equip the students with comprehensive knowledge and skills in related fields and incorporates all aspects of business studies and entrepreneurship. Therefore, graduates of this three-year programme can have a wide choice of careers.
The examples below are just some of them:
• administration/ management executive
• private and government executive
• sales and marketing executive
• marketing executive
• entrepreneur in e-commerce
• business development executive
• operation executive
• financial planner
• insurance agent or executive