Course Overview

You will develop broad and specialised skills across a wide range of business functions needed in dynamic business environments. You will learn how to manage meetings, manage business risk, lead diversity and inclusion, develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability and much more.

Course Structure
You must achieve a competent result in the twelve (12) units to obtain this qualification.

Unit code Unit name Core/Elective
BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others Core
BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans Core
BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace Core
BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability Core
BSBOPS501 Manage business resources Core
BSBTWK503 Manage meetings Elective
BSBHRM525 Manage recruitment and onboarding Elective
BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans Elective
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk Elective
BSBTWK501 Lead diversity and inclusion Elective
BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development Elective
BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships Elective

Assessment method

Assessments will be conducted through a combination of questioning, case studies, reports, role-plays, and demonstrations.

Recognition of Prior Learning

We offer everyone the opportunity to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) at enrolment. Students may be granted credit or partial credit in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or prior training.


Upon successful completion of BSB50120 Diploma of Business, you may pursue BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business or a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications in the BSB training package.

Study Location

Level 8, 131 Queen Street, Melbourne 3000

Quick Facts

Course name: Diploma of Business
National Code: BSB50120
CRICOS Course Code: 107006E
Duration: 52 weeks

  • 40 weeks study
  • 12 weeks break

Study mode: face to face, 20 hours per week
Fees: View course fees
Download: Course Flyer

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Must have completed equivalent to Australian year 12
  • IELTS band 5.5 (with no individual band below 5.0) or equivalent

Career outcomes

  • Executive Officer
  • Legal Practice Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Project Consultant
  • Project Coordinator
  • Corporate Services Manager
  • Business Sales Team Leader

Intake Dates

2023 2024
Jan 23 22
Mar 13 11
Apr 17 15
Jun 05 03
Jul 10 08
Aug 28 26
Sep 30
Oct 02
Nov 20 18

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