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The ICMS Graduate Certificate of Business Administration is a postgraduate business qualification designed to propel your career to the next level, or can be a pathway to a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at ICMS.
The Graduate Certificate of Business Administration will provide you with transferable skills, industry exposure and knowledge of business practices positioning you for a potential leadership career.
Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration you may wish to continue your postgraduate studies and gain Advanced Standing (credit) towards one of the following MBA degrees:
The Graduate Certificate of Business Administration comprises 4 core subjects across two trimesters.
Level 600: 4 core subjects
(Australian and New Zealand students may wish to accelerate their studies and complete this course in one trimester.)
The Graduate Certificate of Business Administration focuses on core functional business areas, essential academic literacies, and self-management skills to set you up for success.
Your business knowledge and skills will be developed through case-studies and business problem solving, to which you will apply theoretical and conceptual frameworks. You will enhance your verbal and written communication skills as well as your critical and creative thinking.
Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration you will be able to make decisions to enhance business performance by drawing on integrated knowledge of core business disciplines with critical ethical judgement.
You will also learn how to synthesise information and data to generate evidence-based and sustainable strategic options for business challenges and opportunities.
Effectively communicate is vital in any business and you will learn how to use a range of media to create a vision, credibility, and trust with a diverse group of business and community stakeholders.
As a future business leader you will develop skills to critically evaluate contextual factors, trends, technology and opportunities impacting on business and apply a forward-thinking, entrepreneurial and strategic mindset.
Graduating from a Graduate Certificate of Business Administration can result in career advancement in different ways for graduates. A Graduate certificate can be a career accelerator for graduates rising into managerial positions and prepares you for higher levels of autonomy and responsibility.
The list below illustrates a few of the wide-ranging career opportunities for a Graduate Certificate of Business Administration graduate.
* In accordance with the Australian Government ESOS National Code international students on a student visa can only undertake 33% of their total enrolment load online and must be enrolled in at least one (1) on-campus subject in each compulsory study period. Learn more
The course information on this website is indicative of a typical study pattern only and is subject to change. Enrolled students will be made aware of changes to their course structure or subjects. Not all subjects are offered every trimester. The Academic Consulting Office can assist you with subject selection and structuring your course.
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