Accredited online business diplomas are available in many fields.

  • You can do online programs that focus on business subjects such as international business or marketing.
  • Management courses are ideal for aspiring administrators, supervisors and leaders.
  • A general business diploma may be a good option if you want to develop both management and subject expertise.

While a business diploma is a useful qualification in its own right, it can also be used as a pathway towards a business degree. University credits may be available for completed units.

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Business administration skills are required by every professional. They are the skills you need to organise yourself, operations, projects and people.

Those in the office most responsible for administrative functions tend to be organisers (such as executive assistants and HR officers), and supervisors and managers. Business admin skills are valuable at all levels.

Business Administration is available as a specialisation in Certificate III and IV courses. For diploma courses, you can major in fields such as Leadership and Management, Operations, and Organisational Development... READ MORE

A Diploma of Business is one of the most versatile courses. Students develop analysis and organisational skills that are useful in many lines of work. Studying for this diploma online can take as little as 6-12 months.

A general business diploma covers the main aspects of running a business as an employee or owner. Topics include business planning, organising teams and projects, marketing, and managing human resources.

Diploma holders are employed across all industries, working in areas such as sales, marketing, finance, HR and management... READ MORE

Courses in entrepreneurship teach general business skills as well as how to start a business. While some people seem to be born entrepreneurs, there’s actually a lot to learn if you want to be successful.

Between having the idea for a business venture and turning a profit, you need to: develop a product, write a business plan, secure funding, find customers, produce your product or service, and generate sales.

An online entrepreneur diploma gives you tools to start and run a business. Courses normally include project work to help connect theory to practice... READ MORE

Studying for a Diploma of Leadership and Management helps you perform better in supervisory and executive roles. Students learn essential management techniques for the workplace.

An online course in leadership and management helps with roles such as planning, managing staff performance, and directing projects and teams.

Studying in this area complements the experience you gain professionally. You learn useful strategies, demonstrate commitment to being a good manager, and take on more of a manager’s perspective... READ MORE

A Diploma of Marketing course teaches you about a lot more than the art of advertising. Students learn how to strategically manage the communication and sales elements of a business.

Online courses cover topics such as profiling markets, analysing trends, planning research, identifying marketing opportunities, running campaigns, and monitoring performance.

An online marketing diploma gives you a head start on a Bachelor of Business degree with a Marketing major. Diploma holders get credits for units already completed... READ MORE

Online courses in project management develop your ability to direct projects in a purposeful way that covers all bases. You learn to multi-task. A good project manager balances competing demands in the areas of cost, time, quality, risk, scope and team morale.

Whatever your level of experience, there is an online course to suit. Certificate IV courses are ideal if you have worked on complex projects but have limited management experience. Diplomas are for experienced managers. An advanced diploma is a professional development course for senior managers.

Even if you have a degree, it is worth considering doing a vocational rather than postgraduate course. They can be quick and effective... READ MORE

An online diploma in social media marketing gives you cutting-edge skills in this important and growing field.

While you can study social media as part of a communications degree, a short, specialist course is an easier way to gain or update your skills and qualifications. Short courses focus on the latest high-impact strategies.

Diploma courses draw on expertise from international and Australian social media professionals. They are delivered via online learning platforms that allow you to put theory into practice straight away. You can engage with social media as an integrated part of the learning process... READ MORE