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Graduate Diploma in Management

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Diploma

  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Up to 2 years 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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About this course

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 practice, with the opportunity to continue your studies through the AIM Business School's MBA pathway program. 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 on-campus at one of AIM Business School's many locations, this course fits easily around the schedule of a busy manager.

Campus locations

If you'd prefer to study this course on campus, you can choose between one of the following locations:

  • Sydney - 7 Macquarie Place, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Brisbane - Level 9, 295 Ann Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
  • Adelaide - Level 2, 83 Currie Street, Adelaide SA 5000
  • Melbourne - Level 20, 380 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

How to Get In

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

  • Have successfully completed the AIM Graduate Certificate in Management; OR
  • Hold a bachelor's degree and two years of relevant 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
  • Managing, developing and implementing strategy
  • Economics for managers
  • Business decision making and analysis
  • Business research methods
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.

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 have access to the MBA pathway program, should you choose to pursue further postgraduate study.

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

How Much Will It Cost?

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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