Diploma of Business (Business Development)

Course Rundown

If you’re a natural communicator interested in a career in business, this BSB50120 Diploma of Business (Business Development) from MCI Institute is your next career step.

Designed for students with no prior academic or professional experience, this diploma offers the core skills and knowledge needed to help businesses grow and succeed. After completing this course, you’ll be ready to work professionally in business development or sales roles.

In this online course, you’ll learn how to build and maintain relationships; organise business meetings; lead project work; manage strategic and financial business plans; and evaluate marketing opportunities. With a focus on fostering relationships to create opportunities and drive growth, this qualification is suited to proactive thinkers seeking a new challenge.

With dedicated support and hands-on mentors, MCI Institute makes sure you’re supported to achieve during this course.


There are no prerequisites for this course — anyone can apply!

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

Core subjects:

  • MCI-O MCI — Orientation
  • BSBCRT511 — Develop critical thinking in others
  • BSBSUS511 — Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
  • BSBFIN501 — Manage budgets and financial plans
  • BSBOPS501 — Manage business resources
  • BSBXCM501 — Lead communication in the workforce

Elective subjects:

  • BSBTWK401 — Build and maintain business relationships
  • BSBPMG430 — Undertake project work
  • BSBPEF501 — Manage personal and professional development
  • BSBOPS505 — Manage organisational customer service
  • BSBTWK503 — Manage meetings
  • BSBMKG541 — Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
  • SIRXSLS004 — Drive sales results

Courses in Accounting, Business, Leadership, WHS and more, MCI Institute can get you recognised in it all!

MCI is an award-winning, education provider, proudly taking home 35 awards in the last 20 years, including placing on the 2020 and 2018 AFR Most Innovative Companies List. They make education within your reach through supported online delivery so you can study anywhere, anytime, to achieve your career goals.

With close ties to corporate Australia, MCI strive for success and strive to help their students succeed by maintaining the only the highest international education standards.

Even though you’re studying online, you’re never alone with MCI Institute! They offer students access to support teams who will make sure you’re on track with your studies and your wellbeing is in-check. From time management tips to how to increase motivation and even nutritional tips, MCI’s online support program will help you stay on track every step of the way to graduation day.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Diploma of Business (Business Development) (BSB50120) from MCI Institute.

With this qualification, you'll be well-positioned to seek work in a range of people-focused roles in business. You may choose to work in business development, sales or account management, or general business operations. Your natural communication skills and ability to seek solutions will help workplaces hit goals, build growth, and move forward.

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

How Much Will It Cost?

Discounted Upfront Price: $4,050 (save $450) or choose from one of the below 12-month payment plans:

  • 52 weekly payments of $86.54; OR
  • 12 monthly payments of $375
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