Laksamana College of Business

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 withKensington College of Business, United Kingdom and Abdul Razak Holdings, Brunei Darussalam.

Background

History : 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.

Ranking

According to Ranking Web of Universities, LCB is consistently ranked in the top 10 universities and colleges in Brunei Daurssalam. Currently, the college is ranked in the 5th in the country, and 18, 426 in accordance to the world ranking system (webometrics ranking).

Among other universities and colleges in Asia, LCB is placed in the 4,065; 13,642 for Global web rank and 10th place in the country.

Campus

Background

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).[5] Recently, the college also expanded its premise of having another floor (known as 2nd Floor) on 18 September 2013.

Facilities

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.

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

Organisation and Structure Academic Faculties

The Laksamana College of Business main programs are:

• Business Studies (Business)

• Information Technology (Computing)

• Hospitality Management (Management)

Programmes

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 Universityof Wales, 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 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

Accreditation

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

Sekolah Vokaslonal Nakhoda Ragam

The Nakhoda Ragam Vocational School is an institution which teaches technical programmes suitable for the socio-economic needs of Brunei Darussalam. The main aim of the programmes offered is to produce both a skilled and semi-skilled workforce in the technical and vocational fields. It is also hoped that the students will have the appropriate qualification to pursue further education.To facilitate the implementation of these programmes, a number of basic facilities such as building construction workshop, electrical and electronics workshops, computer and language labs have been made available. Apart from this, classrooms, a library, hostel, a surau, canteen and a multipurpose hall are also available.

Electrical and Electronic department

The courses offered by Electrical and Electronics Department are as follows :-

National Trade certificate Grade 3 in Electrical

National Trade certificate Grade 3 in Consumer Electronics

National Trade certificate Grade 2 in Electrical

National Trade certificate Grade 2 in Consumer Electronics

National Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Course contents :

National Trade certificate Grade 3 in Electrical :-

Electrical Principles

Measure electrical quantities

Wire electrical Installation

Install single-phase electrical machines/equipment

Repair Domestic Appliances

Maintain/Repair Electrical Equipment

Project

National Trade certificate Grade 3 in Consumer Electronics :-

Electrical Principles

Electronic Principles

Electrical and Electronic Measuring Instruments

Electronic Workshop Practice

Microcomputers

Radio Principles

Television System

Antenna System

Project

National Trade certificate Grade 2 in Electrical :-

Electricity and basic electronics

Electrical wiring and installation

Circuit protection

Earthing systems

Measuring Instruments and Measurements

Electrical machines and motor starters

Transformer

Troubleshooting and maintenance

Project

National Trade certificate Grade 2 in Consumer Electronics :-

Electrical Principles

Electronic Principles

Test, Measurement and Diagnosis

Microcomputers

Radio Principles

Television System

Installation Radio and Television Antennae

Project

National Trade certificate Grade 3 :-

The related general studies subjects are:

Computer applications

Technical drawing

Language and communication

Science and technology

Mathematics

Basic Business Enterprise skills

Ugama

National Trade certificate Grade 2 :-

The related general studies subjects are:

Language and Communication

Mathematic

National Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering :-

Course Outline:

Year 1

Electrical & Electronic Principles 1

Microelectronics System 1

Digital Electronics 1

Analogue Electronics 1

Language & Communication for ND

Applied Computing

Mathematics for ND1

Electrical Wiring & Installation

Electrical Power Engineering 1

Year 2

Analogue Electronics 2

Digital Electronics 2

Electrical & Electronic Principles 2

Microprocessor Systems 2

Mathematics for ND2

Electrical Power Engineering 2

Power Electronics

Electrical Machine controls

Projects

Building and Construction Department

National Trade certificate Grade 3 in Bricklaying and Concreting

National Trade certificate Grade 2 in Bricklaying and Concreting

National Trade certificate Grade 3 in Carpentry and Joinery

National Trade certificate Grade 2 in Carpentry and Joinery

National Trade certificate Grade 3 in Furniture and Cabinet Making

National Trade certificate Grade 2 in Furniture and Cabinet Making

National Trade certificate Grade 3 in Painting and Decorating

National Trade certificate Grade 2 in Painting and Decorating

National Trade certificate Grade 3 in Plumbing

National Trade certificate Grade 2 in Plumbing

National Diploma in Interior Design

National Diploma in Property Management

National Diploma in Geomatics

National Diploma in Construction