Diploma of Business

*Description: Course code BSB50215

This qualification would apply to individuals with various job titles including executive officers, program consultants and program coordinators.

Individuals in these roles may possess substantial experience in a range of settings, but seek to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions.

Conversely, it may also apply to those with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Related occupations

The following occupations relate to this qualification.


Administrators carry out and oversee administrative tasks to ensure an organisation runs smoothly. They may have specific areas of responsibility - such as human resources, budgets, accommodation and property facilities and records - or act in a more general capacity.

Business Development Manager

Business Development Managers implement and assist with the development of business plans. They manage business activities associated with identifying new markets and sources of revenue, and build and maintain business relationships in line with company strategies and objectives.

Business Sales Team Leader

Business Sales Team Leaders lead teams of Sales Agents to develop and implement strategies which increase a business' sales. They identify customer needs and markets, visit potential buyers, keep up-to-date with knowledge of their own and competitors' products, liaise with sales and marketing personnel, negotiate prices, prepare contracts and record orders, work on marketing campaigns, and plan strategies to meet targets and budgets.

Corporate Services Manager

Corporate Services Managers oversee the provision and running of corporate services. They coordinate services such as human resources, supply and facilities management, and IT. They ensure all necessary corporate services are delivered to the expected standard, and that they cover the needs of the business.

Executive Officer

Executive Officers provide high-level support to officials in government or other organisations. They manage teams and offices, conduct research, manage presentations and meetings, and create reports.

Legal Practice Manager

Legal Practice Managers oversee the business operations of a legal practice. They manage personnel and administrative systems; identify new business opportunities; and manage accounts, records, and physical resources such as office spaces.

Project Consultant

Project Consultants provide specialist-field knowledge to project management. They assist with all stages of the project, from planning to implementation.

Project Coordinator

Project Coordinators administer and implement project activities. They liaise with management and carry out recommendations; direct employees and teams; handle queries; prepare reports; oversee the gathering of project information; review and develop administrative systems; plan budgets and monitor costs; and determine project requirements.

Related industry sectors

The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

Advertising and Marketing

This sector covers activities related to bringing a product (or service) to the attention of potential and current customers, and meeting the needs of customers.

Business Administration

This sector covers the establishment and maintenance of procedures, records, and regulations for commercial activities. For qualifications relating to specific aspects of business administration, use the headings Governance, Human Resource Management, Occupational Health & Safety, Purchasing and Procurement, Quality Auditing, or Recordkeeping.

Legal Administration

This sector covers the administrative aspects of a legal office work environment.

Public Administration

This sector covers the organization of government policies and programmes which are carried out by public servants at all levels of government.

Entry requirements


Course format

The course will consist of completion and assessment of 8 x units of competency.

*Information from the My Skills website: http://www.myskills.gov.au/courses/details?Code=BSB50215



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