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Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (GradCertBusAdmin)

  • C1106GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

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Title Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (GradCertBusAdmin)
Course Code C1106
Study Level Graduate Certificate
Organisational Unit Business
Academic Contacts

Academic Chair: Dr Moira Watson | Email: Moira.Watson@murdoch.edu.au | Tel: 9360 6217

Qualification Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (GradCertBusAdmin)
Duration 1 semester full-time or part-time equivalent
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Murdoch campus (external)
Kaplan Higher Education Institute and Kaplan Higher Education Academy (Singapore) ['KAPLAN-SGP'] (internal)
Kaplan Myanmar University College (Yangon, Myanmar) ['KAPLAN-MMR'] (internal)
Murdoch University Dubai (UAE) ['DUBAI-ISC'] (internal)
Restriction All graduate courses are subject to restriction.
Description The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration provides the opportunity to develop basic analytical skills needed to make sound business decisions. The course can be completed in one semester or trimester of full-time study, or part time equivalent. Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate may apply for admission for further post graduate studies. The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration is a nested qualification within the Master of Business Administration
Admission Requirements: Onshore course offerings Recognised Bachelor's degree or higher; or satisfactory preparation for the course through previous study or professional experience.

Equivalent of an Academic IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0.
Course Learning Outcomes After completing this course you will be able to:
1.1 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of business administration
1.2 Apply advanced business administration knowledge in practical contexts
2. Exhibit advanced communication and interpersonal competencies in transmitting solutions to complex problems
3. Transform information to evaluate complex issues and problems and structure evidence-based conclusions
4. Display the capability to think across cultures and contexts
5 Apply sound ethical judgement in decision-making.
Employment Prospects Careers in business and management are varied. This course develops the necessary skills to take on supervisory and team leader roles in organisations including small businesses.
Main research areas Business, Management
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Course Structure - 12 credit points

Core Units - 6 credit points

MBS539 Accounting for Managers - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, SUM-internal, SUM-external
DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal, TMD-internal, TSD-internal
KAPLAN-MMR: TJB-internal, TSB-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal

MBS546 Business Finance - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, SUM-internal, SUM-external
DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal, TMD-internal, TSD-internal
KAPLAN-MMR: TMB-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal

Specified Electives - 6 credit points

Select from the following:

MBS538 Organisational Behaviour and Management - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, SUM-internal, SUM-external
DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal, TMD-internal, TSD-internal
KAPLAN-MMR: TJB-internal, TMB-internal, TSB-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal

MBS574 Strategic Research in International Markets - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MBS537 Strategic Marketing Management - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external
DUBAI-ISC: TMD-internal
KAPLAN-MMR: TMB-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TMA-internal

SWM517 Health Policy and Governance - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MBS684 Managing Strategic Risk and Projects - 6 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external, SUM-internal, SUM-external
DUBAI-ISC: TMD-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TMA-internal

MBS673 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, SUM-internal, SUM-external
DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal, TSD-internal
KAPLAN-MMR: TJB-internal, TSB-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal

MBS661 Global Business in the Asian Century - 6 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external
KAPLAN-MMR: TJB-internal, TSB-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal

MBS6611 Global Business - 6 points
DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal, TSD-internal

MBS555 Human Resource Management Perspectives - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TMA-internal

SUS523 Cities and Sustainability - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

MBS686 Economics and Business Strategy - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal

MBS651 Leading and Managing Nonprofit Organisations - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

MBS662 Business, Society and the Environment - 6 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external
DUBAI-ISC: TMD-internal
KAPLAN-MMR: TMB-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal

MBS663 Leading the Engaged Enterprise - 6 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external
DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal, TSD-internal
KAPLAN-MMR: TSB-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal

MBS664 Strategies for Growth and Excellence - 6 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external
DUBAI-ISC: TMD-internal
KAPLAN-MMR: TMB-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TMA-internal

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