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BSB50120 Diploma of Business

National ID: BSB50120 State ID: BFT3
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Do you have what it takes to be management material, or do you want to run your own company one day? If you’ve got a career dream to become a leader in business, this course will give you the job ready skills to be employed in a supervisory role.

Be supported by our expert team of lecturers who have a wealth of industry knowledge on best business practice and strong connections with employers. Learn leadership skills and how to manage and motivate a team to reach their potential, bringing your own individual style and flair to relationship development with a wide range of diverse stakeholders. 

Grow strong communications skills to inspire others and build project management techniques and customer service strategies, whilst learning to budget, manage deadlines and think outside the box to come up with creative solutions to business roadblocks.

Study in specialist facilities 

Learn in a simulated real-life office workplace environment, building your communication and interpersonal skills to manage and lead teams whilst using cutting-edge technology to gain practical knowledge of computer software for business management systems.

If you want to start your own business or step up to a management position within a company, this course will give you the credentials you need to progress on your path. If you’re already in a supervisory role, this nationally recognised qualification will help you formalise your experience. 

You can work across almost any industry in government and private sectors in roles such as Office Manager, Team Leader, Business Development Manager or Program Coordinator. 
 

   
This course is available part time with selected units timetabled for delivery in each semester.

As an indication for Semester 1 2023, the twelve units listed below are available for enrolment. Each unit runs for 20 weeks unless otherwise specified and is a half day on the days listed. A cluster requires enrolment into all the units in the cluster.
  

Bentley campus units

*This unit runs in weeks 1-10 in term 1 of semester 1 2023
** This unit runs in weeks 11-20 in term 2 of semester 1 2023

Unit code Unit name Classes

BSBTEC404
&
BSBTWK401

Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
&
Build and maintain business relationships

Tuesday mornings
(clustered)

BSBSUS511
&
BSBSTR503

Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
&
Develop organisational policy

Wednesday mornings (clustered)

BSBXCM501

Lead communication in the workplace

Thursday afternoons

BSBOPS501

Manage business resources

Thursday afternoons

BSBPMG430
&
BSBOPS504

Undertake project work
&
Manage business risk

Thursday mornings
(clustered)

BSBFIN501

Manage budgets and financial plans

Friday afternoons

BSBPEF502*

Develop and use emotional intelligence

Wednesday afternoons

BSBCRT511**

Develop critical thinking in others

Wednesday afternoons

BSBPEF501**

Manage personal and professional development

Friday mornings

   
Thornlie campus units

*This unit runs in weeks 1-10 in term 1 of semester 1 2023
** This unit runs in weeks 11-20 in term 2 of semester 1 2023

Unit code Unit name Classes

BSBPMG430
&
BSBOPS504

Undertake project work
&
Manage business risk

Monday mornings
(clustered)

BSBTEC404
&
BSBTWK401

Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
&
Build and maintain business relationships

Monday afternoons
(clustered)

BSBXCM501

Lead communication in the workplace

Wednesday mornings

BSBOPS501

Manage business resources

Wednesday afternoons

BSBFIN501

Manage budgets and financial plans

Friday mornings

BSBSUS511
&
BSBSTR503

Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
&
Develop organisational policy

Friday afternoons
(clustered)

BSBPEF502*

Develop and use emotional intelligence

Thursday afternoons

BSBCRT511**

Develop critical thinking in others

Thursday afternoons

BSBPEF501*

Manage personal and professional development

Thursday mornings

  
Please note timetables are subject to change. Should you apply and be successful in receiving an offer, when you enrol you will have an opportunity to choose the units for your part time study in your first semester.

To find out more about how our unit timetables can be used to suit your work and lifestyle, please use the Get Help form at the end of the page to start a discussion with the training area.
  

  • build and manage a capable team
  • interpersonal, communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • recruit the right people and develop your team's skills
  • manage organisational risk
  • operational planning and strategic decision making
  • undertake projects
  • facilitate effective meetings
  • critical and analytical thinking

 

In order to make an informed choice about the suitability of this course, you must take into account the essential skills and knowledge required to undertake this study.

  • good team work skills and the ability to work independently 
  • good problem solving skills and ability to analyse information
  • good written and oral communication skills and the interest to develop skills across social media platforms
  • good attention to detail and desire to develop this further
VET Student Loans (VSL)

This course is a VET Student Loan eligible course. A VET Student Loan creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth and is only available to students who are eligible.

To find out if you are eligible or to see the list of eligible courses visit our Student Loans page.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

Attendance in class

This course is equivalent to 3 days per week when studied full time across one semester. 

At-home study

As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 10-15 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research.

You will need to have the basic technical requirements for at-home study. If you don’t have access to a computer and WiFi at home, we recommend using our library computers during library hours.

Work placement

Work placement is not a requirement of this course.

What you need for your first day of class

On your first day you should bring your SM TAFE confirmation enrolment receipt, your student ID, stationery (pen, exercise book, file and a USB storage device).

Your lecturers will advise you at orientation of any additional resource requirements such as textbooks and software applications, as well as providing information on how to access or purchase student copies/licences. 

Dress requirements - smart casual dress at all times.

 Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Become a specialist in your field with university study

The information about university credit points and tuition costs provides a general guide only. SM TAFE recommends students discuss credit points with the university or college of their choice at the time of graduation.

Murdoch University

This course has a study pathway to Murdoch University(opens in a new tab) as of March 2022.

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Click on your preferred campus and study mode below to get started with your application.

Semester 1, 2023

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