Qualification descriptor

The Diploma of Business focuses on e-business skills such as creating business opportunities for small and medium sized businesses.

Students will participate in practical and authentic business situations. This may involve using innovation and creativity to develop feasibility studies or undertake business ventures. The focus on marketing and online communications ensure that graduates have the necessary skills to grow a business in contemporary settings in order to access thousands or millions of local, national or international customers who are searching, interacting, sharing and shopping online.

Prerequisite requirements

There are no prerequisite requirements for individual units of competency.

Course availability: Sydney CBD
Length: 4 terms, (52 weeks incl. 16 weeks holidays)

campusmorning sessionevening session
North Manly$ 1400/TERM
City Campus$ 1400/TERM$ 1400/TERM

Entry requirements

  • Applicants must provide evidence of successfully completed Year 11 or equivalent.
  • Students must be over 18 years of age at time of course commencement.
  • Students need an appropriate level of English to undertake this course (such as an English level of advanced or IELTS 6.0). Please view the student enrolment requirements for more information.

Pathways into the qualification

  • None
Unit CodeUnit NameCore/ElectiveHours
BSBMKG541Identify and evaluate marketing opportunitiesElective60
BSBCRT511Develop critical thinking in othersCore40
BSBPMG430Undertake project workElective40
BSBXCM501Lead communication in the workplaceCore40
BSBFIN501Manage budgets and financial plansCore100
BSBOPS501Manage business resourcesCore40
BSBSUS511Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainabilityCore40
SIRXMGT005Lead the development of business opportunitiesElective60
BSBTEC404Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environmentElective40
BSBOPS504Manage business riskElective80
BSBOPS502Manage business operational plansElective100
DEFEVL006Evaluate business performanceElective80
After achieving the BSB50120 Diploma of Business, candidates may undertake a range of Advanced Diploma level qualifications within the BSB07 Business Services Training Package, or other Training Packages.
There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, where required, a unit of competency will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit.
Further general information about studies and regulations can be found here.