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Graduate Certificate in Management

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Certificate

  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Up to 1 year part-time

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Australian Institute of Management Education and Training (AIMET) (RTO 0049)

  • Location:


  • Career Outcomes:

    Office Administrator | Human Resources Officer | Management Consultant | Team Leader | View all

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What you'll learn

About this course

An excellent opportunity to hone your management skillset and gain a formal qualification, the Graduate Certificate in Management is designed for those with industry experience who would like to take the next step in their career.

This course is the ideal entry point into postgraduate study, and acts as a pathway to AIM Business School's MBA program. In it, you will gain an overview of marketing, financial resources, operational improvement and people management.

Offered by AIM Business School for online or on-campus study, you have the flexibility to choose a schedule that works around your commitments.


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

  • Hold a bachelor's degree and two years of relevant management experience; OR
  • Hold a diploma or advanced diploma and three years of relevant management experience; OR
  • Have at least five years of management experience

Areas of study

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

  • Leading, managing and developing people
  • Managing financial resources
  • Marketing for managers
  • Managing operational improvement
AIM Business School AIM Business School offers an exclusive, tailor-made postgraduate business pathway program that builds towards an MBA. Each qualification is delivered with a unique blend of practical and theoretical elements, and with no exams to study for, students can focus on completing assessments that better reflect current industry practices. With the choice to study online or on campus, AIM Business School puts flexibility first, so you can maintain your work-life balance while building your future career.

Australian Institute of Management Education and Training Pty Limited (ABN 40 009 668 553); RTO code 0049 (AIMET); level 21, 580 George St, Sydney, NSW, 2000, an approved FEE-HELP and VET FEE-HELP provider. AIMET is a registered Higher Education Provider listed on the national register. AIMET uses the brand name AIM with permission from the Australian Institute of Management (ABN 56 004 525 017).
AIM Business School prides itself on delivering holistic, comprehensive qualifications, while ensuring that students feel supported every step of the way. The online virtual campus, AIM Connect, is integrated with various social media platforms, and allows you to share ideas and collaborate with your peers. Tap in to AIM Connect Tutoring to access your customised study plan, setup weekly coaching with your tutor, and review and submit assessments. Students are also eligible to receive an AIM Professional Membership (up to three years). This provides exclusive access to additional learning and business resources, networking, mentoring and professional event opportunities.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • New South Wales: Sydney
  • Victoria: Melbourne
  • Queensland: Brisbane
  • South Australia: Adelaide - aim

You can also choose to study this course entirely online.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Graduate Certificate in Management from the Australian Institute of Management Education and Training (AIMET).

This course will allow you to get a feel for requirements of a postgraduate management qualification, as you build towards undertaking a full MBA degree. You will bolster your existing experience in management and graduate with a formal qualification that represents your professional skills and ambition.

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

  • Office Administrator
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Management Consultant
  • Team Leader
  • Executive Personal Assistant

Payment options & support

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees.

Alternatively, you can make affordable repayments through AIM Business School's finance partner, zipMoney, or pay your course fees upfront via credit card.

AIM Business School is also a proud supporter of the Australian Scholarships Foundation initiative, and offers a range of scholarships for employees of not-for-profit organisations. Enquire now for more information.

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).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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