Graduate Diploma in Management

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  • Qualification:
    Graduate Diploma
  • Study mode:
  • Payment options:
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Up to 2 years part-time or fast-track your study
  • Start date:
    Anytime - start today!
  • Awarded by:
    Australian Institute of Management Education and Training (AIMET) (RTO 0049)
  • Location:
    SA | QLD | VIC | NSW
  • Career Outcomes:
    Human Resources Officer | Small Business Owner | General Manager | Management Consultant | Office Administrator | View All

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Course Rundown

Covering theoretical, practical and strategic applications in business management, the Graduate Diploma in Management is an excellent way to formalise the skills and experience gained in your career.

You will obtain a well-rounded understanding of up-to-date business best practices, with the opportunity to progress toward your MBA upon completion of this qualification. The course covers essential topics such as economics, strategy development and implementation, operational improvement, business decision-making and analysis and marketing for managers.

Available for study online or a blend of both on-campus and online options at one of AIM Business School’s many locations, this course fits easily around the schedule of a busy manager.


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

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of relevant management experience; OR
  • Completion of a Diploma or Advanced Diploma and three (3) years’ management experience; OR
  • No formal tertiary qualification but five years’ (5) relevant management experience. 

In this management course, the units you’ll study include:

  • Leading, Managing and Developing People
  • Managing Financial Resources
  • Marketing for Managers
  • Managing Operational Improvement
  • Managing, Developing and Implementing Strategy
  • Economics for Managers
  • Business Decision Making and Analysis
  • Business Research Methods

AIM Business School offers an accredited, nationally recognised MBA program built for the working professional. Students can build towards an MBA by completing their MBA in three simple stages - Graduate Certificate in Management, Graduate Diploma in Management and Master of Business Administration. Each qualification is delivered with a unique blend of practical and theoretical elements focusing on workplace assessments that are directly applicable to your role – and no exams. Students are able to focus on completing assessments that reflect current industry practices through real-world learning. With the choice to study online or a blend of on-campus and online options, AIM Business School puts flexibility first allowing students to maintain a work-life balance while building toward their future career goal.

Australian Institute of Management Education and Training Pty Limited (ABN 40 009 668 553); RTO code 0049 (AIMET); Ground floor, 7 Macquarie Place, 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, myABS, is integrated with various chat functions and allows you to share ideas and collaborate with your peers. Tap into myABS learning support functions to access your units, access online tutoring support and after hours support, and review and submit assessments.

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
Queensland: Brisbane
South Australia: Adelaide
Victoria: Melbourne

You can also choose to study this course entirely online, or online with some on-campus components (blended learning).

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Where Will It Lead Me?

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

This course will allow you to pursue further employment opportunities in the leadership and management sector, including senior roles and high-level positions.

You will also be able to progress to an MBA by completing an additional four units, should you choose to pursue further postgraduate study.

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

How Much Will It Cost?

You can pay for your course fees upfront via credit card. Other payment options also available to eligible students. Enquire now to find out more!

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