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BSB60215
Advanced Diploma of

Business

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Duration
12 months
Mode
100% online
Units
8 units

Summary

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Those who wish to further their knowledge in the wide world of business can enhance their skillset through our Advanced Diploma of Business. This course will cover units that address the financial, marketing, policy, and organisational development aspects of a business, equipping you with greater knowledge to successfully pursue opportunities in this field.
 
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Detail

This course will provide further training in the crucial practices of a business, including the development of marketing plans, change, financial systems, and more. Qualified individuals will be able to pursue job roles such as a senior administrator or executive within an organisation. Those who enrol will be provided full access to our online learning platform, and will be provided a trainer to support them along their entire student journey.
 
  • Course structure

    The course is conducted over a 12 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment. Upskilled uses MyUpskilled to manage the delivery and assessment of your course. This means you can learn at your own pace.

  • Entry requirements

    There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification.

    Students will need access to a computer, and the internet, and have basic computing skills. A Language Literacy and Numeracy skills assessment may be required before enrolment can be confirmed. Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include:

    • Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments within a business role
    • Successful completion of a Diploma in a related field of study
  • Inclusions
    Upskilled courses include specialised learning materials, and access to:
    • Upskilled’s fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
    • Student Rewards Program
    • Student Support services
    • your trainer via the trainer/student messaging system
    • webinars; both live and recorded sessions
    • video content access via:
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
    Work experience or formal qualifications you have may count towards your course. If you have previously undertaken study at a recognised institution or have some relevant work experience, you might gain credit towards specific units in a course; shortening the time you have to study. You can send your application for Credit Transfer or RPL during the enrolment process.
  • Assessment
    Upskilled takes evidence gathered from a variety of sources to deem a student as competent. Assessment processes might include some or all of the following:
    • Recognition of Prior Learning and/or credit transfer
    • summative and formative assignments
    • written reports and/or portfolio assessments
    • scenarios and/or case studies
    • projects
    • written/oral questions
    • regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates, and attendance at monthly webinars as required.

Outcomes

Participants typically come to the advanced diploma in order to speed their advancement along a current career trajectory. Alternatively, graduates leverage this key addition to their CV to secure professional roles at a higher level – roles that require the performance of a range of business functions, and that are tasked with the strategic management of objectives within an organisation-wide context.  

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Senior administrator
  • Senior executive
Additionally, this qualification could give you several career and/or further study outcomes. After completing this course, you could explore some of the following outcomes.

Subjects

This qualification consists of the following units of competency. All units of competency must be successfully completed to attain the qualification.
  • BSBINN601
    Lead and manage organisational change

    This unit describes skills and knowledge required to determine strategic change requirements and opportunities; and to develop, implement and evaluate change management strategies. It applies to managers with responsibilities that extend across the organisation or across significant parts of a large organisation. They may have a dedicated role in human resources management, human resources development, or work in a strategic policy or planning area. The unit takes a structured approach to change management and applies to people with considerable work experience and organisational knowledge.

  • BSBMGT608
    Manage innovation and continuous improvement

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to sustain and develop an environment in which continuous improvement, innovation and learning are promoted and rewarded. It applies to people with managerial responsibilities who aim to build a better and more effective work environment. Continuous improvement and innovation have links with the model of the learning organisation and people working at this level play an important role in building the culture, values and attitudes of the organisation.

  • BSBSUS501
    Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement a workplace sustainability policy and to modify the policy to suit changed circumstances. It applies to individuals with managerial responsibilities who undertake work developing approaches to create, monitor and improve strategies and policies within workplaces and engage with a range of relevant stakeholders and specialists.

  • BSBINM601
    Manage knowledge and information

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and maintain information processing systems to support decision making; and to optimise the use of knowledge and learning throughout the organisation. It applies to individuals who are responsible for ensuring that critical knowledge and information are readily available to review the organisation’s performance and to ensure its effective functioning. It applies to a wide range of knowledge and information such as business performance data, customer feedback, statistical data and financial data. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

  • BSBMGT615
    Contribute to organisational development

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the creation of an organisation development plan which ensures that the organisation will become more effective over time in achieving its goals. It applies to individuals with organisation wide responsibilities who are critically involved in shaping and focussing the organisation so that it can adapt to new technologies, challenges and markets. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

  • BSBMKG609
    Develop a marketing plan

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research, develop and present a marketing plan for an organisation. It applies to individuals working in senior marketing positions who are responsible for formulating a marketing plan by developing specific marketing strategies and tactics in accordance with the organisation’s overall marketing objectives. Individuals operating at this level may receive input from people working under their supervision who collect information required to devise specific marketing strategies and tactics. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

  • BSBFIM601
    Manage finances

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake budgeting, financial forecasting and reporting and to allocate and manage resources to achieve the required outputs for the business unit. It includes contributing to financial bids and estimates, allocating funds, managing budgets and reporting on financial activity. It applies to individuals who have managerial responsibilities which include overseeing the management of financial and other resources across a business unit, a series of business units or teams, or an organisation. It covers all areas of broad financial management. In a larger organisation this work would be supported by specialists in financial management.

  • ICTICT606
    Develop communities of practice

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify areas that would benefit from communities of practice (CoPs), and to develop such communities. It applies to individuals who work in senior information and communications technology (ICT) management roles and are responsible for teams and their production.

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