Diploma of Business Administration

Graduate job ready for a Business Administration career – in less than one year!

The Diploma of Business Administration (BSB50415) is for those who want to understand the key administration requirements for operating range of business organisation in multiple industries like finance, legal, IT and retail. If you’re currently working in retail, sales, hospitality and want to switch to an office environment or if you’re already working as an executive assistant, administration assistant or receptionist and want to move into a more senior or management role, this course will give you the qualification to make the career move.

Providing a solid understanding of core business administration functions, you will learn a variety of essential skills; including running administrative systems, managing meetings and conferences, stakeholder management, project, risk and financial management.

Online study

The course is conducted via APM’s online learning portal, which offers the flexibility of studying from home, in transit and around your work or family schedule. You’ll learn in a supportive and interactive online learning environment with experienced industry lecturers on hand to answer your questions and support your learning.

Career outcomes

Graduates of the Diploma of Business Administration (BSB50415) will be confident and job ready with the knowledge and skills to secure entry to mid-level administration or business management roles in small to large organisations.

Some examples of job titles in this area include:

  • Executive Assistant
  • Business Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Administration Manager

Diploma > Degree > Masters

Graduates of the Diploma of Business Administration (BSB50415) will receive course credits to pathway into APM’s Bachelor of Business programs, which means you could shave up to one year of study time off the degree.

Interested in getting a Masters? Graduates of the Bachelor of Business programs will get entry into the Master of Global Project Management, MBA or other Masters at Torrens University Australia, once you have three years of professional experience.

Course Overview

Qualification Title

Qualification Title

Diploma of Business Administration (BSB50415)

Study Options – Domestic Australian students

Study Options – Domestic Australian students

Online only
Accelerated
Full-time
Part-time

This course is not available for International students.

Start Dates

Start Dates

2016
22nd February
4thApril
6thJune
18thJuly
19thSeptember
31stOctober

Course Length

Course Length

Accelerated – 36 weeks

Full-time – 1 year

Part-time – 2 years

Entry Requirements
(For VET FEE-Help domestic students only)

Entry Requirements

A completed Australian secondary education qualification or equivalent; OR
Undertake Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) testing and demonstrate competency at exit level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) in both reading and numeracy

Finance Options - Domestic Australian students

Finance Options - Domestic Australian students

VET FEE-HELP or Flexible payment options available

Course study requirements

10 hours study required per subject, per week, during a trimester.
e.g. If you undertake two subjects in a trimester, the study requirement is 20 hours each week.

Assessment

Assessment

• Written assessments
• Demonstration/Observation
• Written and oral questions
• Assignments
• Simulation
• Portfolios

Location

Location

Online

Delivered by

Delivered by

Think: Colleges Pty Ltd trading as APM College of Business and Communication

Accrediting body

Accrediting body

ASQA

Training Package details:

Training Package details:

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Course Subjects

The Diploma of Business Administration (BSB50415) subjects are offered online only. Much more than just an online chat room, our online classes are delivered via a dedicated learning portal, giving you full access to your lecturers, class resources and the support you need to get through your course.

Each online subject has a dedicated lecturer, who guides the students’ learning experience and provides feedback on their assessments, assignments and examinations.

The latest technologies and developments are used by APM to enhance the online learning experience, with a learning platform that allows you to keep connected with the College as well as work both collaboratively and individually.

Contact a Course and Careers Adviser to help you determine if this is a study mode that suits your lifestyle and commitments.

Subjects and units you will be studying:

Subject and Unit Names

Subject and Unit Names

Subject and Unit Descriptions

Successful Conference Planning
BSBADM503 Plan and manage conferences

Effective Meetings

This subject describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, promote and coordinate conferences, ensuring follow-up procedures are incorporated.

Risk Management
BSBRSK501 Manage risk

Risk Management

BSBRSK501 Manage risk describes skills and knowledge required to manage risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting.

Effective Meetings
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBADM506 Manage business document design and development

Risk Management

This subject describes the skills and knowledge required to manage a range of meetings including overseeing the meeting preparation processes, chairing meetings, organising the minutes and reporting meeting outcomes. Students will also learn how to manage document design and production processes to ensure agreed standards are met.

Project Management
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work

Project Management

BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for

Financial Planning
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plan

Financial Planning

BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plan describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management within a work team in an organisation. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches, supporting team members whose role involves aspects of financial operations, monitoring and controlling finances and reviewing and evaluating effectiveness of financial management

Administrative Systems
BSBADM504 Plan and implement

Administrative Systems

BSBADM504 describes the skills and knowledge required to plan for or review the requirements of effective administrative systems and procedures for implementing, monitoring and reviewing the system.

Engage Your Customer
BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service

Engage Your Customer

BSBCUS501 describes the skills and knowledge required to develop strategies to manage organisational systems that ensure products and services are delivered and maintained to standards agreed by the organisation.

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