Diploma of Business

BSB50120 CRICOS 105531M 
DURATION

6 terms- Each term includes 6 weeks of study plus 2 weeks holidays

LOCATION

Sydney City, Bondi, Darwin, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Byron Bay

Learn the skills required to succeed in business, no matter where you are at in your career or your long term goals. Gain the confidence to operate and manage a small business or take the next step in your career.

This course will give you the necessary skills to influence others, work on projects and manage resources for an effective business.

Course modules include business resource management, leadership and critical thinking, managing a team, as well as communication and how to establish innovative work environments. The diploma is fully accredited and is taken over a 1 year time period of full time study. You can learn in person at one of Business college at International House many Australian locations, or online with virtual lessons to connect you to your teacher.

Who should undertake this qualification?

People looking to upskill and add additional value in their current career path, or those looking to set up their own business.

This qualification can be applied to many roles across different industries. You may already have experience and knowledge working in business, and are seeking to further develop these areas.

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Business Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Business Owner

Course Units

Units
1

BSBCRT511 - Develop critical thinking in others

Develop critical thinking in others.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop critical and creative thinking skills in others within a workplace context.

The unit applies to individuals who are developing and coaching others, for whom critical thinking skills (including analysis, synthesis, and evaluation) are an important part of their job roles. This unit applies to individuals who are typically responsible for leading teams.

2

BSBFIN501 - Manage budget and finance plans

Manage budget and finance plans.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management in an organisation or work area. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches and supporting and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes.

The unit applies to managers in a wide range of organisations and sectors who have responsibility for the effective use of financial resources within work teams. They are responsible for ensuring that financial resources are managed in line with the financial objectives of the team and organisation.

3

BSBOPS501 - Manage business resources

Manage business resources.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management in an organisation or work area. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches and supporting and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes.

The unit applies to managers in a wide range of organisations and sectors who have responsibility for the effective use of financial resources within work teams. They are responsible for ensuring that financial resources are managed in line with the financial objectives of the team and organisation.

4

BSBSUS511 - Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement workplace sustainability policies and to modify the policy to suit changed circumstances.

The unit applies to individuals with managerial responsibilities who undertake work developing approaches to create, monitor and improve strategies and policies within workplaces. These individuals also engage with a range of relevant stakeholders and specialists.
‘Sustainability’ in this unit refers to a broad approach that focuses on the minimisation of an organisation’s social, economic and environmental impact, as well as proactive value creation in these areas.

5

BSBXCM501 - Lead communication in the workplace

Lead communication in the workplace.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead communication in the workplace within any industry.

This unit has a specific focus on the communication skills required for team leaders with responsibility for other workers.

6

BSBPMG430 - Undertake project work

Undertake project work.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a minor 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 future projects.

The unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project.

7

BSBINS501 - Implement information and knowledge management systems

Implement information and knowledge management systems.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise training for an information and knowledge management system and to implement the use of the system.

The unit applies to individuals who are responsible for ensuring relevant information and corporate knowledge are retained, accessible and improve business outcomes.
It applies to information and knowledge management systems that comprise policies, protocols, procedures and practices to manage information or knowledge within the organisation and among relevant stakeholders.

8

BSBTWK502 - Manage team effectiveness

Manage team effectiveness.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation.

The unit applies to individuals working at a managerial level who lead and build a positive culture within their work teams. At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures requiring the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement.

It will also involve using a range of problem solving and decision-making strategies.

9

BSBTWK503 - Manage meetings

Manage meetings.

This unit 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.
The unit applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who are required to organise and manage meetings within their workplace. These individuals may work as senior administrative staff or may be individuals with responsibility for conducting and chairing meetings in the workplace.

10

BSBSTR501 - Establish innovative work environments

Establish innovative work environments.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create an environment that enables and supports practice which focuses on a holistic approach to the integration of innovation across all areas of work practice.
The unit applies to individuals working in leadership or management roles in any industry or community context. The individual could be employed by the organisation, but may also be an external contractor, the leader of a cross organisation team or of a self-formed team of individuals.

11

BSBSTR502 - Facilitate continuous improvement

Facilitate continuous improvement.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage continuous improvement systems and processes. Particular emphasis is on the development of systems and the analysis of information to monitor and adjust performance strategies, and to manage opportunities for further improvements.

The unit applies to individuals who take an active role in managing a continuous improvement process in order to achieve an organisation’s objectives. At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem-solving and decision-making strategies.

12

BSBCMM511 - Communicate with influence

Communicate with influence.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to present and negotiate persuasively, lead and participate in meetings and make presentations to customers, clients and other key stakeholders.

The unit applies to individuals who are managers and leaders required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources, and who deal with unpredictable problems as part of their job role. They use initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, evaluate and co-ordinate the work of teams.

1

BSBCRT511 - Develop critical thinking in others

Develop critical thinking in others.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop critical and creative thinking skills in others within a workplace context.

The unit applies to individuals who are developing and coaching others, for whom critical thinking skills (including analysis, synthesis, and evaluation) are an important part of their job roles. This unit applies to individuals who are typically responsible for leading teams.

2

BSBFIN501 - Manage budget and finance plans

Manage budget and finance plans.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management in an organisation or work area. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches and supporting and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes.

The unit applies to managers in a wide range of organisations and sectors who have responsibility for the effective use of financial resources within work teams. They are responsible for ensuring that financial resources are managed in line with the financial objectives of the team and organisation.

3

BSBOPS501 - Manage business resources

Manage business resources.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management in an organisation or work area. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches and supporting and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes.

The unit applies to managers in a wide range of organisations and sectors who have responsibility for the effective use of financial resources within work teams. They are responsible for ensuring that financial resources are managed in line with the financial objectives of the team and organisation.

4

BSBSUS511 - Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement workplace sustainability policies and to modify the policy to suit changed circumstances.

The unit applies to individuals with managerial responsibilities who undertake work developing approaches to create, monitor and improve strategies and policies within workplaces. These individuals also engage with a range of relevant stakeholders and specialists.
‘Sustainability’ in this unit refers to a broad approach that focuses on the minimisation of an organisation’s social, economic and environmental impact, as well as proactive value creation in these areas.

5

BSBXCM501 - Lead communication in the workplace

Lead communication in the workplace.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead communication in the workplace within any industry.

This unit has a specific focus on the communication skills required for team leaders with responsibility for other workers.

6

BSBPMG430 - Undertake project work

Undertake project work.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a minor 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 future projects.

The unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project.

7

BSBINS501 - Implement information and knowledge management systems

Implement information and knowledge management systems.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise training for an information and knowledge management system and to implement the use of the system.

The unit applies to individuals who are responsible for ensuring relevant information and corporate knowledge are retained, accessible and improve business outcomes.
It applies to information and knowledge management systems that comprise policies, protocols, procedures and practices to manage information or knowledge within the organisation and among relevant stakeholders.

8

BSBTWK502 - Manage team effectiveness

Manage team effectiveness.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation.

The unit applies to individuals working at a managerial level who lead and build a positive culture within their work teams. At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures requiring the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement.

It will also involve using a range of problem solving and decision-making strategies.

9

BSBTWK503 - Manage meetings

Manage meetings.

This unit 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.
The unit applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who are required to organise and manage meetings within their workplace. These individuals may work as senior administrative staff or may be individuals with responsibility for conducting and chairing meetings in the workplace.

10

BSBSTR501 - Establish innovative work environments

Establish innovative work environments.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create an environment that enables and supports practice which focuses on a holistic approach to the integration of innovation across all areas of work practice.
The unit applies to individuals working in leadership or management roles in any industry or community context. The individual could be employed by the organisation, but may also be an external contractor, the leader of a cross organisation team or of a self-formed team of individuals.

11

BSBSTR502 - Facilitate continuous improvement

Facilitate continuous improvement.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage continuous improvement systems and processes. Particular emphasis is on the development of systems and the analysis of information to monitor and adjust performance strategies, and to manage opportunities for further improvements.

The unit applies to individuals who take an active role in managing a continuous improvement process in order to achieve an organisation’s objectives. At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem-solving and decision-making strategies.

12

BSBCMM511 - Communicate with influence

Communicate with influence.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to present and negotiate persuasively, lead and participate in meetings and make presentations to customers, clients and other key stakeholders.

The unit applies to individuals who are managers and leaders required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources, and who deal with unpredictable problems as part of their job role. They use initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, evaluate and co-ordinate the work of teams.

Study Mode

Ways to study with Business College at IH

Study the Diploma of Business full time at Business College at IH, either at one of our campuses around Australia, including centrally located in Sydney CBD, or online. Our online study mode is taught through live lessons with your trainer over video call.

Full Time| Face to Face on campus or Virtual Blended

 

Entry Requirements

Domestic Students must:

  1. Be a minimum of 18 yrs. of age
  2. Year 12 (Higher School Certificate) or equivalent; or
  3. Certificate IV from any training package; and
  4. Access to a laptop or tablet for home and classroom use

International students must:

  1. Be a minimum of 18 yrs. of age
  2. Year 12 (Higher School Certificate) or equivalent; or
  3. Certificate IV from any training package
  4. Have an IELTS or equivalent score of 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in any band and
  5. Access to a laptop or tablet for home and classroom use

Note: Equivalent Year 12 for International Students is educational equivalent or International Baccalaureate.

Start Dates

Sydney City, Bondi, Darwin, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Byron Bay
2021 2022
January term 25 Jan - 5 Mar (Break - 2 weeks 8 Mar - 19 Mar)
March term - 22 Mar - 30 Apr (Break -2 weeks 3 May - 14 May )
May term 17 May - 25 Jun (Break -2 weeks 28 Jun - 9 Jul)
July term - 12 Jul - 20 Aug (Break -2 weeks 23 Aug - 3 Sep)
September term - 6 Sep - 15 Oct (Break -2 weeks 18 Oct - 29 Oct)
November term - 1 Nov - 10 Dec (Break -2 weeks 13 Dec- 21 Jan 2022)
January term- 24 Jan - 4 Mar (Break - 2 weeks 7 Mar - 18 Mar)
March term - 21 Mar - 29 Apr (Break -2 weeks 2 May - 13 May)
May term- 16 May - 24 Jun (Break -2 weeks 27 Jun - 8 Jul)
July term- 11 Jul - 19 Aug (Break -2 weeks 22 Aug - 2 Sep)
September term- 5 Sep - 14 Oct (Break -2 weeks 17 Oct - 28 Oct)
November term - 31 Oct - 9 Dec (Break -2 weeks 12 Dec- 20 Jan 2023)

Course Fees

Diploma of Business at ihBC is an approved course for VET Student Loans.

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Further Studies

Further your studies with the Advanced Diploma of Business (BSB60120)

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