Graduate Diploma in Management

AIM Business School
AIM Business School
  • Awarded by

    Australian Institute of Management Education and Training (AIMET) (RTO 0049)

  • Qualification

    Graduate Diploma

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Up to 2 years part-time or fast-track your study

  • Start Date

    Anytime – start today!

  • Location

    NSW | VIC | QLD | SA

  • Career Outcomes

    Human Resources Officer | Small Business Owner | General Manager | Management Consultant | View all

Last modified: 18 Jan 2018

In a Nutshell

Covering theoretical, practical and strategic applications in business management, the Graduate Diploma in Management is an excellent way to formalise the skills and experience gained in your career.

You will obtain a well-rounded understanding of up-to-date business best practices, with the opportunity to progress toward your MBA upon completion of this qualification. The course covers essential topics such as economics, strategy development and implementation, operational improvement, business decision-making and analysis and marketing for managers.

Available for study online or a blend of both on-campus and online options at one of AIM Business School's many locations, this course fits easily around the schedule of a busy manager.

  • What You'll Need to Get In?


    To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

    • Have successfully completed the AIM Business School Graduate Certificate in Management; OR
    • Hold a bachelor's degree and two years of relevant management experience
  • Subject Breakdown

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    In this management course, the units you'll study include:

    • Leading, Managing and Developing People
    • Managing Financial Resources
    • Marketing for Managers
    • Managing Operational Improvement
    • Managing, Developing and Implementing Strategy
    • Economics for Managers
    • Business Decision Making and Analysis
    • Business Research Methods
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  • Why AIM Business School?

    AIM Business School offers an accredited, nationally recognised MBA program built for the working professional. Students can build towards an MBA by completing their MBA in three simple stages - Graduate Certificate in Management, Graduate Diploma in Management and Master of Business Administration. Each qualification is delivered with a unique blend of practical and theoretical elements focusing on workplace assessments that are directly applicable to your role – and no exams. Students are able to focus on completing assessments that reflect current industry practices through real-world learning. With the choice to study online or a blend of on-campus and online options, AIM Business School puts flexibility first allowing students to maintain a work-life balance while building toward their future career goal.Australian Institute of Management Education and Training Pty Limited (ABN 40 009 668 553); RTO code 0049 (AIMET); level 21, 580 George St, Sydney, NSW, 2000. AIMET is a registered Higher Education Provider listed on the national register, Provider ID: PRV12071, and an approved FEE-HELP provider. AIMET uses the brand name AIM with permission from the Australian Institute of Management (ABN 56 004 525 017).

    AIM Business School prides itself on delivering holistic, comprehensive qualifications while ensuring that students feel supported every step of the way. The online virtual campus, myABS, is integrated with various chat functions and allows you to share ideas and collaborate with your peers. Tap into myABS learning support functions to access your units, access online tutoring support and after hours support, and review and submit assessments.

Campus locations

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:

  • New South Wales: Sydney
  • Victoria: Melbourne
  • Queensland: Brisbane
  • South Australia: Adelaide

You can also choose to study this course entirely online, or online with some on-campus components (blended learning).

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Graduate Diploma in Management from the Australian Institute of Management Education and Training (AIMET).

This course will allow you to pursue further employment opportunities in the leadership and management sector, including senior roles and high-level positions.

You will also be able to progress to an MBA by completing an additional four units, should you choose to pursue further postgraduate study.

Wondering where a career in management could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Manager, Team Leader, Operations Manager, Business Development Manager, Office Manager, Store Manager, Sales Manager, Project Manager, Supervisor.

  • Human Resources Officer
  • Small Business Owner
  • General Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Office Administrator
  • Team Leader
  • Senior Manager
  • Executive Director

Let's Talk Price

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP, a government loan provided to students who are eligible meaning you can defer some or all of your course fees.

Alternatively, you can pay for your course fees upfront via credit card.


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 $55,874 (2017-18 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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