Kaplan Business School
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8 months full time (maximum 2 years)
3 intake dates each year – enquire now!
Business Manager | Office Manager | Small Business Manager | Operations Manager
Experienced in business but don't have a degree? Enhance your career prospects in less than a year with the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration at Kaplan Business School.
Over just four units, this foundational course enables you to develop a strong understanding of the context of management and business, either preparing you for further study at a master's degree level or offering you a standalone Graduate Certificate qualification.
In small classes, you'll study leadership, governance, financial management, ethics, consumer behaviour and marketing psychology, with a strong focus on building and managing sustainable, healthy organisations.
You'll advance your existing management thinking and develop the strategic abilities to run better businesses – positioning you for future career and study success.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following requirements:
Kaplan Business School also offers a range of alternative entry pathways if you don't meet these criteria. Enquire now to chat with a course advisor!
In this business administration course, the subjects you may study include:
You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.
Kaplan Business School supports its students at every stage of the educational journey, and offers personalised, student-driven programs. This includes the unique Career Mentorship Program, which pairs Kaplan students with industry leaders. This gives students the opportunity to build their professional networks and gain valuable industry insights.
Kaplan Business School help their students achieve career success with Careers Central, their on-campus careers services team. Careers Central services include an industry placement service, which enables students to put theory into practice. Search for the perfect job using Career Hub, Kaplan’s online job board. Kaplan students get support in achieving their career goals with 1-on-1 careers coaching.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
You can also choose to study this course entirely online.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Graduate Certificate of Business Administration from Kaplan Business School.
The knowledge gained in this course may enhance your existing work, and permit you to seek more specialised employment in leadership and management across a wide range of industries. You may seek employment as a consultant, manager, advisor or business development professional for government or non-government organisations or private-sector companies.
This course may also act as a pathway to further studies, and could qualify you to undertake study towards a master's degree at Kaplan Business School or another qualified provider. You may choose to complete a Master of Business Administration in either a general or specialised field.
Wondering where a career in business administration can take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Administration Manager, Bookkeeper, Office Administrator, Office Manager, Human Resources Manager, Personal Assistant, Executive Assistant, Event Manager, Management Consultant, Team Leader, Secretary, Business Development Manager, Project Consultant.
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Payment plans are available for continuing students from their 2nd trimester onwards.
As part of their commitment to helping individuals reach their educational and career goals, Kaplan Business School also offers a number of scholarships to students in Australia and across the globe, including High Achievers Scholarships, Alumni Scholarships and Regional Scholarships. Enquire now for more information.
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 $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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