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Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Leadership)

  • Awarded by

    University of Canberra

  • Qualification

    Master's Degree

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be available

  • Duration

    Self-paced; up to 3 years

  • Start Date


Last modified: 08 Feb 2017

About this course

Designed to give you world-class training that develops real-world business acumen, this online Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Leadership) course is the ideal program for aspiring entrepreneurs and business leaders. Offered online by Dūcere in partnership with the University of Canberra, this groundbreaking MBA has been structured to give you unparalleled hands-on learning and real-world industry insights.

Throughout the 12-month program you will work in teams to deliver three four-month projects that are based on key challenges faced by industry partners such as KPMG, Linfox and Save the Children Australia. The projects will help you grapple with concepts and issues that senior leaders frequently face, and provide you with the opportunity to engage with MBA concepts in a holistic manner.

You will learn how to conduct a market analysis of the threats and opportunities arising from the disruptive impact of digitisation, undertake a rigorous data analysis of a company department and determine opportunities for operational enhancement, and develop an innovative new service to engage customers.

Upon completion of this MBA you will walk away with a real understanding of how corporate innovation and leadership actually works, and have the skills to implement innovative projects in a business context.

  • Prerequisites


    To be eligible to enrol in this course, you must:

    • Hold a relevant bachelor's degree; AND/OR
    • Have relevant work experience

    Alternate entry paths will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

  • Subjects

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    In this business administration course, you will work in teams to complete three four-month industry projects with the following MBA industry partners:

    • KPMG
    • SEEK
    • Linfox
    • NAB
    • PWC
    • Infoxchange
    • Maddocks
    • Save the Children Australia
    • Department of Education and Training
    • Nous Group

    Projects will solve real-world challenges that businesses are facing and will address the following concepts:

    • Leadership
    • Entrepreneurship and innovation
    • People and culture
    • Ethics and sustainability
    • Strategy and risk
    • Finance and administration
    • Information and systems
    • Marketing and communication
    • Operations management
    Find out more
  • Why Dūcere?

    Dūcere has partnered with some of Australia’s leading education providers to offer online courses in business and management with a difference. Catering for those with an ambitious, entrepreneurial and innovative spirit, Dūcere’s course offering has been developed in conjunction with some of the world’s most successful leaders. Learn from a Global Faculty comprised of presidents and prime ministers, Fortune 500 CEOs, Nobel Prize winners, scientists, academics and philanthropists, and gain real-world insight into what drives successful business. With all courses – from diploma-level right through to the unique MBA program – delivered entirely online and at your own pace, you can learn while you work.

    As a student of Dūcere, you’ll receive ongoing support and personalised advice. Login to the award-winning learning platform for instant access to forums, videos, infographics and a range of other tools designed to make learning easy. You can even track your progress as you go!

    You’ll also gain unrivalled access to a global network of world leaders in their respective fields: from business to politics, philanthropy, science and the arts. Call or email your mentor at anytime, or tap into the Dūcere network of business owners and entrepreneurs for real-world advice.

    After graduating, you’ll continue to receive exclusive invites to industry events, workshops and seminars to consolidate your learning and connect with like-minded professionals. Access to the Global Leaders Faculty of over 250 renowned influencers is for life, so your career is assured a competitive edge like no other.


    All student testimonials for Dūcere

    "What attracted me to the Dūcere MBA was the focus on Leadership and Innovation – two fundamental skills that are critical to being successful in today’s challenging business environment. The level of interaction is far more personal and targeted than my experience with other higher education providers. Dūcere have really focused on the cohort being almost an extended family – working together to ensure everyone gets the most out of the course, irrelevant of their past experience. I have no doubt that, thanks to the way in which the Dūcere MBA course is structured, I will emerge a more enlightened and confident leader for my future career."

    Ben K. , Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Leadership)

    "This MBA is truly exciting. It is demonstrative of the commitment Dūcere and UC have to building a nation of learners – irrespective of your age or academic status. Through education we really do see the opportunities in front of us – and work respectfully together to dream, believe and achieve."

    Erin P. , Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Leadership)

    "It is clear that Dūcere care about my learning. Every part of the program is thought out with the best intentions to maximise our experience and growth as individuals and future leaders. I have never been part of an academic pursuit like this one, where the balance of practicality and theory is so well considered and integrated."

    Scott D. , Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Leadership)

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Leadership) from University of Canberra.

Completing this MBA will give you unparalleled training across key business administration concepts, as well as the invaluable real-world experience needed to excel as a business leader or entrepreneur. Studying with Dūcere will also give you the opportunity to network with peers, industry professionals and academics, enabling you to connect with like-minded individuals and build business relationships for the future.

Wondering where a career in business and management could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • General Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Office Administrator
  • Team Leader
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Project Support Officer


If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

A limited number of scholarships are also available. Enquire now to find out more.


You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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