Designed to reflect contemporary business issues and to address the current needs of the marketplace, this online Graduate Certificate in Business Administration course is a practical way to gain the business expertise you need to excel in today’s competitive workforce.
Offered by Open Universities Australia in partnership with RMIT University, the course is applicable for professionals working across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, and covers key business functions.
Students will gain an introduction to business management, and will also learn accounting principles, marketing basics and core leadership skills.
Whether you want to switch fields, work your way up to a Master of Business Administration (MBA) or simply formalise your experience, this postgraduate course is the perfect pathway to your career goals.
Students will be required to attend the RMIT Melbourne campus in order to complete one unit of study in this course.
To be eligible for this course, applicants must:
Hold a bachelor degree or equivalent with a minimum grade point (GPA) average of 1.0 or GMAT score of 550
Have 8+ years of work experience
Areas of study
In this business administration course, the subjects you will study include:
Introduction to business management (requires on-campus attendance)
Leadership and management
Marketing for managers
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This postgraduate qualification is designed to advance your understanding of business principles, and will reflect your substantial breadth of knowledge – giving you the perfect blend of skills to take your business career to new heights.
How else will I benefit from this graduate certificate?
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Graduate Certificate in Business Administration from RMIT University.
Receive the same qualification as an on-campus student.
Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
Gain industry-relevant skills and a qualification that’s highly valued.
Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.
Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
Studying with OUA allows you the opportunity to study single units.
This award is a pathway into the Master of Business Administration.
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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.
OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
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