Diploma of Business

Develop core business acumen skills as you pathway into your future degree.

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Course Overview

Diploma of Business

A foundations of business program that prepares students for their area of degree specialisation.

Students develop a core skillset in business acumen.

This Diploma is equivelant to completing the first 8 subjects of your chosen degree program.

Pathway into your future dream degree!

Study Options:
Full Time Face-to-face
Start Date:
March, July & November
Course Duration:
9-12 Months (2-3 Study Periods)
Location:
Brisbane Campus
CRICOS Course code:
0888834G [TEQSA CRS1400267]
Course Fees:
$2250 per subject (8 Subjects)
FEE-HELP:
Yes
Accredited by:
TEQSA

Course information

Diploma of Business

A foundations of business program that prepares students for their area of degree specialisation.

Students develop a core skillset in business acumen.

This Diploma is equivelant to completing the first 8 subjects of your chosen degree program.

Pathway into your future dream degree!

Study Options:
Full Time Face-to-face
Start Date:
March, July & November
Course Duration:
9-12 Months (2-3 Study Periods)
Entry Requirements:
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Location:
Brisbane Campus
CRICOS Course code:
0888834G
Course Fees:
$2250 per subject (8 Subjects)
FEE-HELP:
No
Accredited by:
TEQSA

Our Diploma serves as a fast-track into your chosen specialisation

Subject descriptions

Trimester 1: Foundations of Business

Learn the foundations of business and set yourself up with the essential business, communication, marketing and management skills.

This subject is an introduction to the skills required for successful learning in an academic environment at the tertiary level, and for effective communication in a business environment.

This subject provides an introduction to various types of professional communication, and helps students to develop essential skills for being able to effectively communicate in business environments and lays the foundations for working effectively in teams.

This subject provides students with a broad overview of the management functions within an organisation, with a focus on planning, organising, leading and controlling. Critical thinking and problem-solving is introduced.

This subject provides students with a conceptual base for understanding the role of the marketing function in modern organisations. It explores the major components of the marketing mix including customer segmentation, products, pricing, placement, advertising, selling, and digital marketing, with an emphasis on demonstrating how marketing contributes to creating value for customers, and eventually increasing value for the company.

Trimester 2: Foundations of Business

Complete the Foundations of Business subjects with an understanding of the cornerstones of Business Acumen including Accounting and Business Law.
This subject is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of accounting issues both in Australia, and internationally. It covers accounting standards and concepts, elements of financial statements, recognition criteria, alternative methods of valuation and reporting, and disclosure of the financial performance of companies. Specific attention is devoted to the process involved in recording economic events in accounting records, preparing primary financial statements that summarise a firm’s economic transactions, and interpreting information included in these statements for decision making.

This subject provides basic statistical methods that are widely used in modern business applications, and develops ideas for making decisions based on data. The aim is to equip students with essential knowledge and skills to interpret & forecast real-world data in a business context.

This subject introduces basic economic concepts and theories. The topics covered in this course are split between microeconomics, focusing on decision making of individual customers and firms (e.g. customers’ decisions on consumption, and firms’ decisions on production) and macroeconomics, which addresses economic issues at aggregate level (e.g. international trading, interest rates, taxes and government spending). The course lays the foundations for rational economical reasoning and develops skills of economic analysis.

This subject provides students with an introduction to the Australian legal system, and the legal rules regulating commercial activities in Australia. A substantial amount of the subject is dedicated to explaining the law of contract, relevant to most commercial exchanges of goods and services.

The next steps

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