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The Laksamana College of Business (or LCB), (Malay: Kolej Perniagaan Laksamana) is an accredited educational institution in Brunei Darussalam. It was the first British college opening a campus as a foreign educational institution in the country through its partnership with Kensington College of Business, United Kingdom and Abdul Razak Holdings, Brunei Darussalam.

Laksamana College of Business
Laksamana College of Business
Laksamana College of Business.png
MottoYour One Stop For Quality Education
TypePrivate (HE) institution
Established18 March 2003
Officer in charge
Sivarajah Subramaniam
PrincipalIan Pirie [1]
DirectorPehin Orang Kaya Ratna Setia Dato Setia Haji Awang Abdul Hapidz bin Pehin Orang Kaya Laksamana Haji Abdul Razak, Ian Pirie, Haji Awang Suhaimei bin Awang Haji Besar
Academic staff
Business and Computing
Address
Plaza Abdul Razak, Jalan Laksamana Abdul Razak
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ColoursRed, Blue and White
NicknameLCB
AffiliationsUniversity of Northumbria, University of Wales, University of the West of England, University of Cambridge International Examinations, University of Cambridge, Edexcel, Abdul Razak Holdings
SportsFootball, Badminton, Basketball, Netball, Bowling, Student Union
Websitehttp://www.lcb.edu.bn

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BackgroundEdit

HistoryEdit

The college was established in 2003 and officially launched on 18 March 2003 by Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suyoi bin Haji Osman, the Deputy Ministry of Education.

Since its establishment the college has acted as a subsidiary college of the Kensington College of Business. During 2008 the college became an authorised IC3 centre and was entrusted by Edexcel BTEC to deliver IT programs from 2010 onwards.[2]

MottoEdit

Your One Stop For Quality Education.

RankingEdit

According to Classbase, Laksamana College of Business is consistently listed in the top 10 universities and colleges in Brunei Darussalam. Currently, it is ranked as the leading (1st) among private institutions, 10th among public and private institutions, 4,065th among Asia universities and ranked as 13,642 among universities available worldwide.[3]

CampusEdit

BackgroundEdit

LCB was originally a two-floors campus located at the AR Hotel Services Apartment, Plaza Abdul Razak, Jalan Laksamana in the heart of Bandar Seri Begawan.

By 19 August 2009, the college made expansion of an additional floor (known as 3rd Floor).[4] Recently, the college also expanded its premise of having another floor (known as 2nd Floor) on 18 September 2013.[5]

FacilitiesEdit

LCB is equipped with the top-of-the-notch infrastructure to satisfy the needs of the staffs and students. These are large upgraded library, computer areas, student lounge, Surau, cafes, multipurpose hall, multipurpose rooms,lecture rooms, lecture halls, computer labs, escalators and elevators. High-speed internet connections and other services (printing/photocopying) are available.

Parking lots and basement areas are available.

LeisureEdit

Cafes, food courts, restaurants, supermarkets & department stores, bowling center and banks are reachable nearby the LCB's campus.

Organisation and structureEdit

Academic facultiesEdit

The Laksamana College of Business main programs are:

  • Business Studies (Business)
  • Information Technology (Computing)
  • Hospitality Management (Management)

ProgrammesEdit

Two main routes are available for those who want to pursue a career in Business fields as following:

  • A Bachelor's Degree (BA) awarded by a university,
  • Professional Qualifications awarded by Kensington College of Business conducted and delivered by Laksamana College of Business namely KCB Certificate, Diploma, Advance Diploma and Higher Diploma which train the students for specific career in Administration, Marketing, Finance and any services.

The completion of education can be achieved by taking a Master of Business Administration and Master of Science.

PROGRAM TYPE/LEVEL AWARDING BODY/INSTITUTION
Cambridge International Diploma in Business Studies Pre-University University of Cambridge International Examinations, United Kingdom
University Foundation Course in Business Studies Pre-University Kensington College of Business, United Kingdom
BA Common Year One in Business First Year Undergraduate Kensington College of Business, United Kingdom
BA (Hons) in Business Studies Undergraduate University of Wales, United Kingdom
BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance Undergraduate University of Chester, United Kingdom
BA (Hons) in Business Management Undergraduate University of Chester, United Kingdom
BA (Hons) in Marketing Undergraduate University of Chester, United Kingdom
B.Sc. (Hons) in Computer Science Undergraduate University of Chester, United Kingdom
Diploma in Accounting LCCI Level 3 Diploma London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, United Kingdom
Diploma in Marketing LCCI Level 3 Diploma London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, United Kingdom
Diploma in Business and Administration LCCI Level 3 Diploma London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, United Kingdom
National Certificate in Business BTEC Edexcel Level 2 Business and Technology Education Council, United Kingdom
National Diploma in Business Studies BTEC Edexcel Level 3 Business and Technology Education Council, United Kingdom
National Diploma in Hospitality Management BTEC Edexcel Level 3 Business and Technology Education Council, United Kingdom
Higher National Certificate in Computing BTEC Edexcel Level 4 Business and Technology Education Council, United Kingdom
Higher National Certificate in Systems Development BTEC Edexcel Level 4 Business and Technology Education Council, United Kingdom
Higher National Diploma in Computing BTEC Edexcel Level 5 Business and Technology Education Council, United Kingdom
Higher National Diploma in Systems Development BTEC Edexcel Level 5 Business and Technology Education Council, United Kingdom
Higher National Diploma in Accounting BTEC Edexcel Level 5 Business and Technology Education Council, United Kingdom
Higher National Diploma in Marketing BTEC Edexcel Level 5 Business and Technology Education Council, United Kingdom
Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management BTEC Edexcel Level 5 Business and Technology Education Council, United Kingdom
KCB Certificate in Business Management KCB Professional Course Kensington College of Business, United Kingdom
KCB Diploma in Business Management KCB Professional Course Kensington College of Business, United Kingdom
KCB Advanced Diploma in Business Management KCB Professional Course Kensington College of Business, United Kingdom
KCB Higher Diploma in Business Management KCB Professional Course Kensington College of Business, United Kingdom
Internet Computing Core Certification (IC3) Short Course IC3, United Kingdom
Microsoft Office Specialist Short Course Microsoft Office
CompTIA Network+ Certification Short Course CompTIA, United Kingdom
CompTIA A+ Certification Short Course CompTIA, United Kingdom

AccreditationEdit

All academic pathway programs (Business and Information Technology) delivered by the college are accredited by the Ministry of Education and Brunei Darussalam National Accreditation Council.

The professional pathway programs (Business) delivered by Laksamana College of Business through Kensington College of Business are not accredited by the Ministry of Education and Brunei Darussalam National Accreditation Council. However, the qualifications are internationally and widely recognised by universities in the UK for admission into the Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degree.

The computer systems and all relevant matters at Laksamana College of Business have been inspected and assured by the Microsoft Office. Also, the college has been authorised as an IC3 (Internet and Computing Certification) centre.

All study materials are inspected by the Ministry of Education and quality assured by Kensington College of Business.

Affiliations and collaborationsEdit

The college has collaboration with the following parties:

Every students of Laksamana College of Business are entitled of furthering their educations in the United Kingdom through its linked-universities including Keele University, Northumbria University and Wales University just to name few. Some are given admission of advance entry into bachelor's degree programs in United States of America, Australia and Malaysia.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Laksamana College of Business". Archived from the original on 31 July 2012. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  2. ^ Laksamana College of Business. "Laksamana College of Business's New Courses". Archived from the original on 8 July 2012. Retrieved 23 June 2012.
  3. ^ "Kolej Perniagaan Laksamana". Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  4. ^ Laksamana College of Business. "Laksamana College of Business's Expansion". Retrieved 23 June 2012.
  5. ^ Laksamana College of Business. "Laksamana College of Business's Expansion". Archived from the original on 28 September 2013. Retrieved 22 September 2013.

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