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  • Austrlian School of Business and Management
  • Australian School o Business and Management 1

BSB50215 - Diploma of Business

6 Months Full Time; Part time courses also available

This comprehensive program provides broad-based business knowledge and skills, particularly in the areas of business operations, e-marketing, human resource management and project and risk management.

The Diploma of Business is a well balanced program incorporating theoretical knowledge and practical business skills that allows students to develop for a wide range of business functions and enterprises. This qualification is suited to students with some prior levels of business experience who would like to further develop their careers and employment opportunities in a management capacity.

A key component of the Diploma of Business is that all students will undertake 12 industry work placement shifts in a business enterprise as part of this course.

Pathways to a Higher Degree

Successful completion of the four subjects in the Diploma of Business will result in a four unit credit for the Bachelor of Business at the Australian School of Management, if completed in conjuction with the Certificate IV in Business.

Course Subjects BSB50215

DIP0040: Management Principles

  • BSBMGT517Manage operational plan
  • BSBMGT403Implement continuous improvement

DIP0041: Human Resource Management

  • BSBHRM501Manage human resources services
  • BSBHRM506Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes

DIP0042: Project & Risk Management

  • BSBRSK501Manage risk
  • BSBSUS501Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

DIP0043: Electronic Marketing

  • BSBEBU501Investigate and design e-business solutions
  • BSBMKG510Plan e-marketing communications

Award Rules

Award Requirements

To be eligible for the Diploma of Business, a candidate shall complete all of the four (4) course subjects listed above.

Credit Transfer

Students who wish to have their AQF qualification and/or Statement of Attainment recognised must submit the documentary evidence before enrolment to the Admissions Department. Once the enrolment has been accepted, no further exemptions will be granted. Further details are available from the Admissions Department.

Course Assessments 

It is important to note that ACAE adopts a number of assessments items or tools that are designed to best suit your course and the knowledge and skills that is required to be demonstrated by each participant. All assessments are identified clearly in our subject guides which are provided to students upon enrolment. The subject guide provides a great amount of detail on the timing and style of assessment. It is important to note that participants need to demonstrate competency through each of the prescribed assessment items throughout your time enrolled in the course. In general the following assessment items apply for this course.

  • Projects
  • Practical Demonstrations
  • Knowledge Based Tests
  • Case Studies
  • Industry Placement Portfolios
  • Check points

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February and July 

(see fee schedule for yearly dates)

Entry Requirements

All students are required to have completed the equivalent of Australian School Year 12. More information is available at Admission Requirements for Local Students and Admission Requirements for International Students.


  1. Subjects must be taken in the order that they are offered and at the discretion of the Management Committee.
  2. The information above is correct at the time of publishing. However, all programs may be subject to ongoing review by the Management Committee.



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