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Diploma of Business

Provided by  Open Colleges

Course Overview

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A nationally recognised diploma of business course delivered online.

Take advantage of the high level of specialist learning offered in this comprehensive course, designed to prepare you for a professional career in the business or corporate worlds.

Learn project management skills, human resources and discover the finer points of conducting business online.

There are pathway opportunites into several major Australian universities with this course.

Course Quick Look

Awarded By:
Open Colleges
Study Mode:
Maximum 18 months
Nationally Recognised:


Module 1: Business Administration Essentials and Risk Management

Manage business document design and development

  • Establish documentation standards
  • Manage template design and development
  • Develop standard text for documents
  • Develop and implement strategies to ensure the use of standard documentation
  • Develop and implement strategies for maintenance and continuous improvement of standard documentation

Manage risk

  • Establish risk context
  • Identify risks
  • Analyse risks
  • Select and implement treatments

Module 2: Project Management and Managing Meetings

Undertake Project Work

  • Define project
  • Develop project plan
  • Administer and monitor project
  • Finalise project
  • Review project

Manage meetings

  • Prepare for meetings
  • Conduct meetings
  • Follow up meetings

Module 3: Planning for a Sustainable Future

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

  • Develop workplace sustainability policy
  • Communicate workplace sustainability policy
  • Implement workplace sustainability policy
  • Review workplace sustainability policy implementation

Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes

  • Develop recruitment, selection and induction policies and procedures
  • Recruit and select staff
  • Manage staff induction

Module 4: Elective choice: e-Commerce

Select either e-Commerce or Human Resources as an elective choice.

Investigate and design e-business solutions

  • Investigate e-business opportunities
  • Evaluate e-business models
  • Design an e-business
  • Implement an e-business strategy

Plan e-marketing communications

  • Prepare electronic marketing strategy or plan
  • Prepare and evaluate website marketing strategy

Module 5: Elective choice: Human Resources

Select either e-Commerce or Human Resources as an elective choice.

Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness

  • Research and analyse employee health issues
  • Plan health and wellbeing program
  • Establish suitable evaluation methods, develop an overall program management plan and communicate this plan to stakeholders
  • Implement, administer and monitor program
  • Evaluate program

Manage rehabilitation or return to work programs

  • Analyse claims
  • Establish rehabilitation/return to work program
  • Monitor/evaluate rehabilitation/ return to work program

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