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Diploma of Business

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    12 months part-time

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    RTO 0049

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

What you'll learn

About this course

Thrive in Australia's competitive business landscape with this industry-relevant online Diploma of Business at AIM.

Whether you're aiming for a promotion or starting your own business, this nationally recognised qualification will help you stand out from your competitors. Emphasising real-world business practice, this course equips you with the business knowledge and practical skills you'll need to succeed.

With a strong focus on continuous improvement and entrepreneurial thinking, this course will teach you how to create and promote an environment that encourages idea generation, evaluation and innovation, and gives you the key capabilities to coach teams towards success.

You'll learn critical skills of human resources management - including recruiting and inducting new staff - and how to plan for individuals' ongoing professional development. You'll also develop the critical thinking abilities to analyse the workforce and make strategic plans for staff training and management.

Online and self-paced, this course is designed for maximum flexibility and includes eight days of on-campus workshops to give you first-hand experience and insight from a diverse range of experienced professionals. You'll also have access to online forums and coaching to get the most from your self-directed learning.


To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be 18 years or older; AND
  • Completed Australian Year 12 schooling; OR
  • Demonstrate that you have the skills and capability to succeed in the course by completing the Diploma Entry Test.

Areas of study

In this management course, the units of competency you may study include:

Core units:

  • BSBINN502 - Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • BSBMGT517 - Manage operational plan
  • BSBMGT516 - Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBPMMG522 - Undertake project work
  • BSBWRT501 - Write persuasive copy
  • BSBADM502 - Manage meetings
  • BSBWOR501 - Manage workplace priorities and professional development
  • BSBHRM506 - Manage recruitment selection and induction processes

Pre-selected elective units:

  • BSBINN502 - Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • BSBMGT517 - Manage operational plan
  • BSBMGT516 - Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
  • BSBHRM513 - Manage workforce planning
  • BSBADM502 - Manage meetings
  • BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBHRM506 - Manage recruitment selection and induction processes

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.

AIM provides students with practical qualifications that certify their skills and advances their careers. Each qualification is delivered through a blend of practical exercises and evaluative tools, and with no exams to study for; students can focus on completing assessments that have real world application. With the choice to study online or on campus, studying with AIM means you can maintain your work-life balance while building your future career.

Australian Institute of Management Education and Training Pty Limited (ABN 40 009 668 553); RTO code 0049 (AIMET); level 21, 580 George St, Sydney, NSW, 2000, an approved FEE-HELP and VET FEE-HELP provider. AIMET is a registered Higher Education Provider listed on the national register, Provider ID: PRV12071. AIMET uses the brand name AIM with permission from the Australian Institute of Management (ABN 56 004 525 017).
AIM (RTO 0049) prides itself on delivering holistic, comprehensive qualifications, that helps you fast-track your career whilst gaining official certification of your skills. Whether you prefer online learning or face-to-face classes, AIM offers both options.

The online virtual campus, MyAIM allows students to work through the online modules at their own pace, connect with other students and receive online learning support from AIM’s Student Support and Coaching Services teams.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Business (BSB50215) from AIM.

This qualification enables you to pursue employment in both the public and private sectors across a wide variety of industries. Graduates of this course may seek employment in professional and managerial roles in sectors that include public administration and safety, health care and social assistance, and education and training.

This course may also act as a pathway to further studies. You may consider pursuing the Diploma of Leadership and Management or the Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management from AIM. You may also consider a higher-level postgraduate pathway and undertake a full Master of Business Administration. Alternatively, AIM offers the Graduate Certificate in Management and Graduate Diploma in Management, and study is available in both online and face-to-face delivery modes.

Curious about where a career in business could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Development Manager
  • Executive Officer
  • Administrator

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The current cost of this course is $7700.

Australian Institute of Management Education and Training Courses 10% Off

Vocational Qualification Offer: get 10% off the full course fee when you book and pay for a Vocational Qualification with AIM between May 1 and June 30 2017*

*Terms and conditions: offer ends 11.59pm AEST 30 June 2017. Offer applies to the full course fee for Australian Institute of Management Education and Training Pty Limited (AIM), RTO code: 0049, Vocational Qualification. Students must commence their course before 31 December 2017. Offer excludes any other promotional offers or customised and corporate services products or solutions.

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