Qualification descriptor

The Advanced 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.

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
BSBCRT611Apply critical thinking for complex problem solvingCore180
BSBOPS504Manage business riskElective180
BSBHRM614Contribute to strategic workforce planningElective180
BSBLDR601Lead and manage organisational changeElective180
BSBSTR601Manage innovation and continuous improvementElective100
BSBSUS601Lead corporate social responsibilityCore80
BSBOPS601Develop and implement a business planCore180
BSBMKG623Develop marketing plansElective100
BSBTEC601Review organisational digital strategyCore80
BSBFIN601Manage organisational financesCore180

After achieving the BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business, candidates may undertake a range of higher education 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.