Love business? Training for business & management success
The BSB50215 Diploma of Business focuses on developing your business knowledge and management skills, equipping you to manage competing priorities; develop professional business documents and spreadsheets; manage payroll and implement modern accounting systems; undertake project work; and assess and manage commercial risk.
This course provides the skills and knowledge to effectively plan and manage core business processes as a successful business manager.
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Diploma of Business
Self Paced Learning
Want to start your own business?
Looking to step up to a leadership position within a company?
The BSB50215 Diploma of Business is a fantastic way to enable your career progression and act as a pathway to positions in leadership or management, or to start a business venture of your own.
Log in to our student portal at any time to access your course material.
Complete your studies and assessments at a time that fits in with your lifestyle or other work commitments.
Study online, commence any time
Dual Diploma of Business
Have accounting experience?
Looking for a qualification that will open doors?
The Dual Diploma of Business & Accounting is designed for experienced bookkeeping and accounting professionals looking to obtain formal qualifications and progress their careers.
Obtain both the BSB50215 Diploma of Business and the FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting.
Accounting experience is required to undertake this course.
Study online, commence any time
Not sure which course is right for you? Completed prior units and may be eligible for credits? Call us on 1800 678 073 for a consultation with a course coordinator.
Student Support - The Applied Education Difference
You will have up to 18 months to complete the BSB50215 Diploma of Business. There is no minimum time frame, students familiar with business concepts may complete the course much faster.
The nominal study and assessment time is 1,200 hours. However, this is a guide only. As an online course, the time it will take to complete is flexible and dependent on your ability, knowledge and time available. It is important that you choose a pace that suits your needs.
Three-month extensions can be requested at no additional cost if required. Extensions beyond this are assessed based on individual circumstances and may incur additional fees.
The Diploma of Business learning materials are packed full of easy to read and high quality content. These materials are supported by access to a team of qualified Diploma of Business Trainers and Assessors.
Electronic (non-printable) manuals are included in the course cost. Hard copy books can be purchased later, if needed, through the student platform once you have enrolled.
Before starting this course, you will be required to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) questionnaire. This quick questionnaire is used to determine your LLN skill level so that we can best support you in your studies.
Modules & Units
The Introductory Modules include a Communication Skills Assessment and a Work Health and Safety Assessment.
The Unit assessments and examinations are completed using a variety of methods and are submitted online via our student portal. They are conducted open book from either your home or office, and comprise theoretical and practical exercises.
Accounting unit assessments use MYOB Student version or Xero Demo company (both supplied).
Exams (if completing the Dual Diploma)
Some units include an exam component, which needs to be independently supervised. Exams are three-hour, open-book assessments comprising of short answer and multiple choice questions, very similar in format to the unit assessments.
Exams must be completed within your course duration period. Prior to your exam, you will need to complete and return the Supervisor Nomination Form to Applied Education detailing your supervisor's information, contact details and the elected date of your assessment.
Exams can be undertaken at any location and time of your choosing, with the only condition being that you have a nominated supervisor present. Your supervisor can be any person of responsibility such as a registered tax agent, member of an accounting professional body, public servant, doctor, nurse, police officer, director etc.
If you cannot arrange a supervisor then we offer the following options for conducting your supervised assessment:
Skype Online - online supervised exam with one of our staff members
Perth Training Centre - Level 1, 524 Hay St, Perth WA 6000
Melbourne Training Centre - Level 27, 101 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Sydney Training Centre - Level 26, 44 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000
Brisbane Training Centre - Level 19, 10 Eagle St, Brisbane QLD 4000
We understand not everyone has the financial resources upfront to invest in training, so we offer payment plans to get you moving faster towards your future.
- An administration fee is added for this option ($100 for 6-month plan, $150 for 12-month plan)
- All you need is a valid credit card
- Pay an initial $475 at commencement of course
- Remainder to be paid over 6 or 12 equal monthly instalments
Concessions on Courses
Concession pricing is available for eligible students as per the Student Handbook. Proof of concession must be provided at the time of enrolment; please contact us to apply for a concession rate when enrolling.
Units of Competency
This course comprises 8 units that are studied in the following order:
- BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
- BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
- BSBADM506 Manage business document design and development
- BSBADM502 Manage meetings
- BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
- BSBFIM502 Manage payroll
- FNSACC416 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
- BSBRSK501 Manage risk
Free Fundamentals Bundle Included
Choose one FREE online learning bundle or add 2 for $295, or all 3 for $495.
- Microsoft Excel Introductory & Intermediate Online
- Microsoft Word Introductory & Intermediate Online
- Microsoft Outlook Online
- RRP $495
Xero & MYOB Fundamentals (Popular)
- Xero Accounting & Payroll Online
- Certificate in MYOB Bookkeeping Online
- Latest release 2019-2020
- RRP $744
- Payroll Administration
- GST & BAS Workshop
- Salary Packaging
- Terminations Workshop
- RRP $796
Common management occupations include:
- Business development manager
- Business sales team leader
- Corporate services manager
- Executive officer
- Legal practice manager
- Project consultant
- Small business operator
Online study is a convenient, effective and affordable way to learn when and where you want.
You can complete the Diploma of Business at your own pace and your own leisure whilst still having access to the Training and Assessment team for support to maximise your learning experience.
Microsoft Windows is the required operating system for the study of this skill set as all student data files are supplied in Windows format.
You will also need word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software such as Microsoft Office.
Internet access – reliable internet connection (such as ADSL) required. All data files, learning activities and MYOB software are available to download via our student portal.
Mac User Warning:
Applied Education uses the Microsoft Windows operating system and we are unable to support issues relating to the Mac operating systems.
Nationally Recognised Training
As a Registered Training Organisation (ID 52240), we comply with the government’s strict quality and consistency standards. We conduct regular audits to ensure we keep this accreditation and deliver the level of training you deserve.
The BSB50215 Diploma of Business and the FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting are recognised in all states and territories of Australia.
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