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Diploma of Business

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  • Awarded by:

    Swinburne University of Technology (RTO 3059)

  • Career Outcomes:

    Accountant | Office Administrator | Management Consultant | Team Leader | 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

The business world is a dynamic and ruthless domain, and Swinburne Online understands that. That's why their business program will provide you with not just general, up-to-date business nous but also the industry relevant skills you need to succeed.

This online Diploma of Business (BSB50215) program is designed to be flexible to meet your industry's needs. Whether you own your own business or want to achieve the next rank within your company, this course will equip you with the practical skills across, marketing, finance, human resources and prioritisation.

In the marketing section of the course you will learn to identify target markets and create catered strategies for your audience and product. The financial stream covers cash flow management, budgeting and how to monitor and streamline your financial progress. In managing work priorities you will fortify the backbone of your business by learning efficient business processes and management techniques. Finally in human resources you will develop skills in staff management, delegation and team building.

Throughout the course you will have contact with industry experts who will be able to answer industry-specific questions and concerns.


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

  • Hold a relevant Certificate IV, have completed 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
  • Manage budgets and financial plans
  • Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
  • Undertake project work
  • Manage human resources services
  • Establish and adjust the marketing mix
  • Manage personal work priorities and professional development
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 (BSB50215) from Swinburne University of Technology. This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge to have a successful career as a business owner or a high achieving employee.

Previous students of this diploma have found jobs as:

  • Executive officers
  • Program coordinators
  • Senior administrators
  • Office managers
  • Executive assistants

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

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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