Diploma of International Business

Take your business career global- graduate in less than one year!

The Diploma of International Business (BSB50815) is for those who want to understand how to operate a business within a global organisation and the skills to manage export operations and navigating international markets- or for those who have an existing business or want to start their own business and take it global and want to know how to launch and manage their risk.

Providing a solid understanding of core business functions and global markets, you will learn a variety of essential skills; including international promotion and marketing, market analysis, 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 International Business (BSB50815) will be confident and job ready with the knowledge and skills to secure mid-level to senior roles in a variety of national and international businesses or even take your own business global.

Some examples of job titles in this area include:

  • Business owner
  • Entrepreneur
  • Export Manager
  • Global Business Manager
  • Team leader

Diploma > Degree > Masters

Graduates of the Diploma of International Business (BSB50815) 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

Course study requirements

Accelerated
32-43 study hours per week

Full-time
20-30 study hours per week

Part-time
12-18 study hours per week

Assessment

Assessment

• Demonstration/Observation
• Assignments

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 International Business (BSB50815) 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

International Marketing
BSBMKG516 Profile international markets and development

International Marketing

This subject describes the skills and knowledge required to select and confirm an appropriate international market. It applies to individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base in international business management, and demonstrate a range of managerial skills to ensure international business activities are conducted effectively.

Risk Management
BSBRSK501 Manage risk

Risk Management

This subject 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.

Project Management
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work

Project Management

This subject 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 application to

Financial Reporting
BSBFIA501 Report on finances related to international business

Financial Reporting

This subject describes the skills and knowledge required to report on finances related to international business activity. It applies to individuals with managerial responsibility for compiling required financial information; identifying and meeting compliance requirements of relevant international, Australian and overseas finance regulations; and analysing the financial information to frame recommendations to improve

Financial Planning
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plan

Financial Planning

This subject 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 processes.

Market Analysis
BSBMKG512 Forecast international market and business needs
BSBMKG511 Analyse data from international markets

Market Analysis

This subject describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse data from international markets. It applies to individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base in international business management and who have a range of managerial skills to ensure business activities are conducted effectively. In this role, individuals specifically interpret international market trends, monitor competition and report on market data In this role, individuals would have responsibility for forecasting international and business needs, collecting market intelligence, reviewing current business performance

International Promotion
BSBMKG513 Promote products and services to international

International Promotion

This subject describes the skills and knowledge required to promote products and/or services of the business within specified international markets. It applies to individuals with managerial responsibility including planning, coordinating, reviewing and reporting on promotional activities.

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