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Academy for Corporate Management Pte Ltd

Student Conduct and Discipline
 
Students need to be aware of Academy for Corporate Management Pte Ltd (ACM)’s rules governing academic misconduct, and where applicable the rules set out by relevant external parties.
  
Academic misconduct includes but is not limited to:
 
  • Breaking course rules and regulations.
  • Cheating during assessment and examination including being in the possession of unauthorised material.
  • Plagiarism, passing another’s work or ideas as your own.
  • Academic dishonesty, for instance fabricating research results or references.
  • Engaging in activities that are seen as prejudicial to the academic integrity of the institution or that affects other students, such as hiding or alterin reference material.
Disciplinary Authority
 
The Manager or any person authorized by them shall have the power to enforce discipline on behalf of the Academy. The authorised person shall have the power to;
 
  • Reprimand the student for the offence;
  • Demand for and make a copy of the student’s identification documents;
  • Request the student to leave the class and/or the premises; and
  • Report the offence to the Management Team, or partner organisation.
 
Disciplinary Rules
 
Examples of Offences
Action Taken
Attending Tutorials without payment.
This would be deemed as trespass. ACM reserve the right to take action up to and including legal action to recover unpaid fees.
Disrespectful behaviour and insubordination to staff.
Verbal and /or written warning.
Threatening action, endangering the safety, physical or mental health, including harassment of any staff or students or creating the reasonable fear of such an action
Verbal and /or written warning, temporary suspension, up to expulsion.
Discrimination, any practice that makes distinctions between individual or groups so as to disadvantage some people and advantage others on the basis sex, race, or religion.
Verbal and /or written warning, temporary suspension, up to expulsion.
Solicitation of students without approval. This includes, sale of goods and services, recruitment of students for an external organisation or cause, or for the purposes of distributing publicity material on sales and services, or on any political or social cause.
Verbal and /or written warning, temporary suspension, up to expulsion.
Causing disturbance in class. E.g., use of hand phone, hand phone not on vibration mode.
Verbal and /or written warning, temporary suspension. Repeat offence may lead to expulsion.
Smoking within the premises.
Verbal and /or written warning, temporary suspension. Repeat offence may lead to expulsion.
Eating and drinking in classrooms.
Verbal and /or written warning, temporary suspension. Repeat offence may lead to expulsion.
Forgoing of documents or possession of forged documents. E.g. Medical certificates, official documents, education certificates.
Expulsion from ACM. Handing over to the Singapore Police, depending on the severity of the offence.
Cheating or dishonesty in examinations.
Deemed failure of the exam. Report to appropriate authority.
Academic Misconduct
Report to the Academic Board or Exam Board and /or written warning, temporary suspension, or expulsion.
Unauthorised use and illegal copying of copyright material, including printed, soft-copy and computer software.
Verbal and /or written warning, temporary suspension. Repeat offence may lead to expulsion.
Arriving more than 30 minutes late for a trainer.
Marked as being absent for that tutorial.
Destruction or wilful damage to ACM property or facilities.
Verbal and /or written warning, temporary suspension. Repeat offence may lead to expulsion. Payment of costs of replacement or repair.
Consumption of alcohol on ACM premises.
Expulsion from ACM. Handing over to the Singapore Police, depending on the severity of the offence.
Criminal acts. E.g. Theft, possession/consumption of drugs, fighting or gambling.
Expulsion from ACM. Handing over to the Singapore Police.