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Diploma of Business Administration

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    Upfront payment

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    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Swinburne University of Technology (RTO 3059)

  • Career Outcomes:

    Bookkeeper | Event Manager | Executive Personal Assistant | Administration Manager | View all

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This course meets the 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.

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About this course

With a direct career focus, Swinburne Online's Diploma of Business Administration (BSB50415) delivers all the skills modern business administrators need. In this online course you will learn to administer pay rolls, manage staff and develop and finesse your leadership qualities.

You'll learn to implement performance plans, manage key business relationships and foster a good working environment. Managing staff performance will be a particular focus with lessons on managing individual and team efficiency, coaching and feedback.

The technical skills within business administration will also be covered in depth. You'll learn to manage payrolls and other business procedures in addition to developing efficient business systems and plans along with their related documentation and organisation.

With practical assessments and a flexible program, this course can improve your employability for a number of roles. Whether you want to become an executive assistant or office manager, this online course will make you an essential asset to any business or employer.


To gain entry into this course, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a relevant Year 12, or higher level qualification


  • Have at least two years of relevant work experience


  • Can meet the language, literacy and numeracy requirements to study at the diploma level


Areas of study

In this business course, the subjects you will study include:

  • Manage business document design and development
  • Manage meetings
  • Plan and implement administrative systems
  • Manage payroll
  • Manage people performance
  • Undertake project work
  • Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • Lead and manage team effectiveness
Swinburne Online With strong links to industry and a focus on practical skills, Swinburne gives students an edge in the competitive job market. Placing in the prestigious QS Graduate Employability Rankings, Swinburne shapes graduates who are confident and competent in meeting the challenges of a fast-changing world. Over 100 years, Swinburne has educated more than 150,000 graduates in areas ranging from science, technology and engineering through health, education and business to media, design and innovation. Swinburne Online has drawn on more than 20 years’ experience in the online tertiary education space to help over 9,600 students graduate with an industry-recognised qualification.
As a Swinburne Online student you’ll have access to a range of support options to help you get the most out of your learning. A dedicated team of Student Advisors are available seven days a week to answer your questions – academic, technical or administrative. You’ll also be assigned an eLearning advisor who will be your academic point of contact for the duration of your course.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Business Administration (BSB50415) from Swinburne University of Technology. This diploma will set you up for roles in business administration by providing all the skills modern businesses demand.
By learning a broad but specialised range of skills this online course will set up for finding employment as an:

  • Account supervisor
  • Office manager
  • Executive assistant
  • Administration coordinator
  • team leader

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

This course can be paid for upfront. Other payment options also available to eligible students.

Swinburne Online also offers a number of scholarships and grants as a means of promoting equality, recognising excellence, and alleviating financial hardship. Enquire now for more information.


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