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Diploma of Business

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  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Maximum 18 months

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  • Awarded by:

    Open Colleges (RTO 90796)

  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

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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.

Course Rundown

About this course

Give your skills around all things business a boost with the Diploma of Business (BSB50215) from Open Colleges.

This accredited business course is aimed at aspiring entrepreneurs, as well as those looking to increase their business acumen and improve their career prospects. You will study a variety of business-related topics that'll basically future-proof your skills, plus have the option to specialise in e-commerce or human resources.

Study online and learn the essentials of business administration, including risk management. You will also master effective communication, and project and meeting management, which can all be used across a number of fields including logistics, marketing, administration and finance.


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

  • Have completed the Yr 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Hold a qualification at certificate III level or higher; OR
  • Have relevant vocational experience.

Areas of study

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

Core Subjects

  • BSBADM506 - Manage business document design and development
  • BSBRSK501 - Manage risk
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
  • BSBADM502 - Manage meetings
  • BSBSUS501 - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • BSBHRM506 - Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes

Elective: E-Commerce

  • BSBEBU501 - Investigate and design e-business solutions
  • BSBMKG510 - Plan e-marketing communications

Elective: Human Resources

  • BSBLED502 - Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness
  • BSBHRM509 - Manage rehabilitation or return to work programs
Open Colleges Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

Where Will It Lead Me?

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

This online qualification will provide you with the ability to run meetings, manage and design professional documents, confidently use business terminology and work within an ethical business framework. Upon completion, potential career opportunities could include roles in banking and finance, marketing, retailing, human resources, administration and logistics.

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Open Colleges offers two flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable:

Payment Option 1: Pay in weekly instalments

  • $77.97 per week (64 weekly repayments)
  • $100 deposit

Payment Option 2: Pay in full when you enrol and save 20% off the full price of $5,090

  • $4,072 upfront payment

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