Course Information

The Diploma of Business (BSB50120) has been developed against the Australian Quality Framework for business management. The course is designed to develop your management skills and teach you to share your business vision with the world.The practical skills you will learn will equip you to effectively market a brand, manage your risk and finances strategically and stay innovative in challenging market conditions.

The course is designed to be completed within 12-months and you will learn the knowledge and skills required to run a business. You will learn how to manage risk, budgets and financial plans; manage recruitment processes; and create an innovative workplace. The course will also cover project work, sales and marketing.

Whether you want to run your own business or be that pivotal person in your organisation, this qualification will open doors and create rewarding opportunities for you.

What you will learn

An in-depth understanding of business theories and practices.

Advanced problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.

Effective communication and negotiation skills.

Knowledge of financial management and analysis.

The ability to plan and implement successful marketing strategies.

Understanding of the impact of technology on business operation.

Why study this course

  • Graduate with a nationally recognised qualification
  • Learn from and be supported by industry professionals with years of experience
  • Learn at any time of the day, in the comforts of your own home or office
  • Have access to our state-of-the-art online platform with all of the learning resources and assessments for your course
  • Whether you’re wanting to start your own business or be that pivotal person in your organisation that they cannot do without, this online course can help equip you with the knowledge and skills you need
Unit Code Unit Name Unit Type
BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others Elective
BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans Elective
BSBHRM525 Manage recruitment and onboarding Elective
BSBMKG434 Promote products and services Elective
BSBMKG541 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities Elective
BSBOPS501 Manage business resources Elective
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk Elective
BSBPMG430 Undertake project work Elective
BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement Elective
BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability Elective
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness Elective
BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace Elective
Career Opportunities

A business diploma can lead to a wide range of career opportunities, including roles in marketing, finance, operations, and management. Some popular career paths include:

Entrepreneur Create and build your own brand, turning your vision into reality.

Executive Officer Work to grow and maintain the operations of a business.

Business Strategist or Consultant Responsible for advising and planning strategies for a business to achieve their goals.

Office Manager Manage and be responsible for the day-to-day activities of a business.

To find out more about employment prospects and outcomes for graduates with a Diploma of Business, visit the Australian Government mySkills website.


Online: You have up to 24-months to complete your course. This is a self-paced, Trainer-supported method of learning. We recommend you spend approximately 10-hours a week reading the course material and completing the assessment tasks given to ensure you complete the course within 11-months.

Entry Requirements
There are no set entry requirements for this qualification. Noting this, we require students who undertake this course to be:
  • Be aged 18 years or over;
  • Have suitable language, literacy, numeracy and technological skills to be able to carry out tasks such as to:
    • Interpret, analyse and evaluate information that may deal with complex ideas to determine legislative and business requirements,
    • Present information, ideas and concepts to a range of audiences using structure and language to suit the audience,
    • Use a wide range of mathematical calculations to analyse numeric information in budgets, financial plans and other financial documents, and
    • Utilise an online learning platform with ease – this involves being able to upload documents or videos onto the platform, navigate the platform looking for the unit content and assessments, access resources on the platform and communicate with others through the platform;
  • Have access to a computer with Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint installed; and PDF reader capabilities;
  • Have access to a computer with a working web camera and microphone; and
  • Have access to an internet connection.
Recognition of Prior Learning
In accordance with the requirements of the Standards for Registered Training Organisations and the National Code, Edna Training College provides the opportunity for students to apply to have their prior learning and experience recognised towards an accredited qualification or units of competence for which they are enrolled in. You may have obtained relevant skills and knowledge through prior formal training, workplace training or experience and may reduce the number of units or assessments required to be completed during the program. We will gather information about your prior experience and training history to determine the best pathway for you to achieve competency. If you are interested in this course and believe you may qualify for course credit, come speak to one of our Student & Administration Support personnel today to find out how we can help you!
We do not believe in our students just learning for the sake of passing their assessments. This is why the assessment structured for this course is conducted using a combination of realistic workplace simulated tasks, projects, written reports and knowledge tests - NO EXAMS! The following provides a brief explanation of the assessment methods that are to be applied: Written Reports. The student is required to produce a range of written records or reports based on real workplace scenarios or based on a case study that is provided by the assessor. This will usually require the student to consider carefully the situation presented, undertake some research to inform their response and then to propose their recommended actions. Practical Tasks. The student is required to demonstrate a range of skills whilst being observed by the assessor. This will usually require the student to consider carefully the situation presented, undertake some research to inform the response, and then demonstrate that they are able to complete the practical tasks through a role-play or presentation activity. The student may be asked to demonstrate a range of skills relevant to the workplace.
Payment Options
Edna Training College accepts payment for course fees through bank transfer or credit / debit card. Fees for this course is payable at enrolment, or if a payment plan is approved, the fees will be payable in accordance with the agreed payment plan. Please ensure you read and understand our Fees and Charges policy prior to enrolling into any of our courses.
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