Our Nationally Accredited BSB50215 Diploma of Business course is the ideal qualification for those seeking a career as an office worker or business professional.
The Diploma of Business is designed to give you the confidence to succeed by providing the foundation knowledge and skills required to start, manage or work in a business environment.
Even if you have limited work experience, our program has been designed to give you the extra support and encouragement to get you over the line and create further educational and employment opportunities.
The Diploma of Business is the first step towards a successful business career. It will give you a broad introduction to the industry and a range of skills relevant to working in the business sector.
Achieve a high level of specialist learning which will prepare you to undertake a professional career in the corporate or business marketplace whilst learning the key fundamentals of ethical business.
You will acquire knowledge and skills to manage plans, projects and risk management as well as support senior executives, and manage diverse business teams.
Individuals with this qualification are able to perform roles, such as:
To complete this course 8 units of competency must be completed.
These 8 units are made up of 8 elective units.
The Penn College has considered local industry requirements and determined that the following 8 units of competency will be delivered for this Certificate:
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research and develop an integrated business plan for achieving business goals and objectives.
It applies to individuals who operate a small business that operates independently, or as part of a larger organisation. Individuals in this role interpret business information and numerical data competently and are skilled communicators.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create systems and process to organise information and prioritise tasks.
It applies to individuals working in managerial positions who have excellent organisational skills. The work ethic of individuals in this role has a significant impact on the work culture and patterns of behaviour of others as managers at this level are role models in their work environment.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to coordinate and review the promotion of an organisation’s products and services.
It applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of the promotion of products and services specific to an organisation. They may have responsibility to provide guidance or to delegate aspects of these tasks to others.
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.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop a media plan within a given budget, by defining requirements, selecting media vehicles and determining a schedule.
It applies to individuals working in a supervisory or management advertising role within an advertising team or media organisation. It may also apply to someone working within a direct marketing role, who is responsible for planning media requirements for direct marketing campaigns or offers.
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.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create an environment that enables and supports the application of innovative practice focusing on a holistic approach to the integration of innovation across all areas of work practice.
It applies to individuals working in leadership or management roles in any industry or community context. The individual could be employed by the organisation, but may also be an external contractor, the leader of a cross organisation team or of a self-formed team of individuals. The work group could be permanent or temporary in nature.
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.
While there are no formal entry requirements to undertake the Diploma of Business.
All potential students will undergo a telephone interview with our friendly and experienced trainers to determine if they have the required experience to study this course.
All potential students will also undergo a Language, literacy and numeracy assessment.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
The Penn College provides the opportunity for students to apply to have prior learning and experience recognised toward a qualification.
For example, if you have completed units of competency for this qualification at another educational institution, or have significant work experience, you may be granted credit or partial credit towards this qualification in recognition of those skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or previous formal training.
Please contact us for further information about how to apply for RPL for this qualification.
Full Tuition Fee
After achieving BSB50215 – Diploma of Business, individuals may undertake: