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Diploma of Business BSB50215

Overview

This course will provide you with the breadth of skills and knowledge required to understand business and commercial environments. Your skills will be developed across a wide range of business functions.

Qualification: Diploma of Business BSB50215
Program No: DP-BC01
Campus: CIT Reid 
Duration: 1 semester full-time (approximately 25 hours per week) or part-time equivalent. In additional you will be required to spend approximately 15 hours per week on self-directed study, project and assignment work. .
Cost Info:

The 2019 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below.

Subject costs identified as Profile apply to Standard students and are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Costs identified as Apprentice or Trainee apply only to students studying as part of an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement. The qualification cost for an Apprentice or Trainee is subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible Apprentices or Trainees.

Costs identified as Commercial are full fee (FF) and receive no government subsidy. Concessions are not available.

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Information about studying under Skilled Capital is also available.

Indicative Cost: $1,040
Likely Job Outcome: Team leader, first line manager, executive officer.
Enrolment Type: Standard
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Timetable Information

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Additional Information

If you have extensive relevant work experience and/or other relevant qualifications, you may be able to seek recognition or fast-track through the learning requirements and complete your qualification in less time.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

It is recommended that you have completed previous business study at the Certificate III or Certificate IV level or have relevant vocational experience in a range of business work environments before beginning this course.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Further Study

Canberra Institute of Technology
Advanced Diploma of Business
Advanced Diploma of Management (Human Resources)
Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management
Charles Sturt University
Bachelor of Business Studies delivered at CIT

  • Literacy Skills Information

    • We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Foundation Skills or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

  • Transition Information

    • Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

  • Subject Cancellations/Changes

    • To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Electives - Complete 8 subjects with no more than 3 from each group

Marketing
  • BSBMKG501 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
    • CIT Code: MKTG151
      Cost: $150.50
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, evaluate and take advantage of marketing opportunities by analysing market data, distinguishing characteristics of possible markets and assessing viability of changes to operations.
      It applies to individuals working in a supervisory or management marketing or advertising role within a marketing or advertising team or media organisation.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Management & Business

  • BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
    • CIT Code: PROJ194
      Cost: $129.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects.
      This unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project.
      The unit does not apply to specialist project managers. For specialist project managers, the other units of competency in the project management field (BSBPMG) will be applicable.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBRSK501 Manage risk
    • CIT Code: MGNT615
      Cost: $129.00
      Description:

      This unit describes skills and knowledge required to manage risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting.
      It applies to individuals who are working in positions of authority and are approved to implement change across the organisation, business unit, program or project area. They may or may not have responsibility for directly supervising others.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
    • CIT Code: MGNT608
      Cost: $117.50
      Description:

      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Human Resources

  • BSBHRM501 Manage human resource services
    • CIT Code: MGNT330
      Cost: $129.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, manage and evaluate delivery of human resource services, integrating business ethics.
      It applies to individuals with responsibility for coordinating a range of human resource services across an organisation. They may have staff reporting to them.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning
    • CIT Code: MGNT753
      Cost: $129.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage planning in relation to an organisation's workforce including researching requirements, developing objectives and strategies, implementing initiatives and monitoring and evaluating trends.
      It applies to individuals who are human resource managers or staff members with a role in a policy or planning unit that focuses on workforce planning.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBHRM505 Manage remuneration and employee benefits
    • CIT Code: MGNT346
      Cost: $129.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement an organisation’s remuneration and benefit plans. It incorporates all functions associated with remuneration, including packaging, salary benchmarking, market rate reviews, bonuses and the legislative aspects of remuneration and employee benefits.
      It applies to individuals who are human resource managers responsible for overseeing an organisation’s remuneration process.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBHRM507 Manage separation or termination
    • CIT Code: MGNT385
      Cost: $107.50
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to deal with redeployment, resignation, retirement, dismissal and redundancy, including the conduct of exit interviews.
      It applies to individuals who take responsibility for overseeing aspects of managing the voluntary and involuntary termination of employment.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBLED502 Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness
    • CIT Code: MGNT458
      Cost: $129.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage programs with a health and wellbeing focus. The unit addresses management of the range of programs that would typically be associated with health and wellbeing such as stress management, smoking cessation, exercise, and Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs).
      It applies to individuals who take responsibility for managing staff health and wellbeing programs or activities.
      It also has particular relevance for managers of human resources or diversity programs, frontline managers and specialist consultants responsible for promoting a balance between work demands and personal life. It is not assumed the individual will be directly involved in delivering the programs.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
    • CIT Code: MGNT345
      Cost: $129.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage all aspects of recruitment selection and induction processes in accordance with organisational policies and procedures.
      It applies to individuals or human resource personnel who take responsibility for managing aspects of selecting new staff and orientating those staff in their new positions. It is not assumed that the individual will be directly involved in the selection processes themselves, although this may well be the case.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Business Administration

  • BSBADM502 Manage meetings
    • CIT Code: ADMN150
      Cost: $64.50
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage a range of meetings including overseeing the meeting preparation processes, chairing meetings, organising the minutes and reporting meeting outcomes.

      It applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who are required to organise and manage meetings within their workplace, including conducting or managing administrative tasks in providing agendas and meeting material. They may work as senior administrative staff or may be individuals with responsibility for conducting and chairing meetings in the workplace.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Other Electives - Complete maximum 2

  • BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence
    • CIT Code: MGNT765
      Cost: $129.00
      Description:

      This unit covers the development and use of emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management in the context of the workplace.
      It includes identifying the impact of own emotions on others in the workplace, recognising and appreciating the emotional strengths and weaknesses of others, promoting the development of emotional intelligence in others and utilising emotional intelligence to maximise team outcomes.
      It applies to managers who identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources and who deal with unpredictable problems. They use initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, evaluate and co-ordinate the work of teams.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
    • CIT Code: MGNT485
      Cost: $129.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation.
      It applies to individuals working at a managerial level who facilitate work teams and build a positive culture within their work teams. At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures requiring the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
    • CIT Code: MGNT768
      Cost: $150.50
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor implementation of the operational plan to provide efficient and effective workplace practices within the organisation’s productivity and profitability plans.
      Management at a strategic level requires systems and procedures to be developed and implemented to facilitate the organisation’s operational plan.
      This unit applies to individuals who manage the work of others and operate within the parameters of a broader strategic and/or business plan.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
    • CIT Code: MGNT766
      Cost: $107.50
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage effective workplace relationships.
      It applies to individuals in leadership or management who have a prominent role in establishing and managing processes and procedures to support workplace relationships taking into account the organisation's values, goals and cultural diversity.
      At this level work will normally be carried out within complex and diverse methods and procedures, which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
    • CIT Code: MGNT535
      Cost: $150.50
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management within a work team in an organisation. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches, supporting team members whose role involves aspects of financial operations, monitoring and controlling finances and reviewing and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes.
      It applies to managers in a wide range of organisations and sectors who have responsibility for ensuring that work team financial resources are used effectively and are managed in line with financial objectives of the team and organisation.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement
    • CIT Code: MGNT333
      Cost: $150.50
      Description:

      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.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Bachelor Business Studies
Advanced Diploma Business BSB60215
Certificate IV Business BSB40215
Certificate III Business BSB30115
Certificate II Business BSB20115

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au