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Graduate Diploma of Business (Management)

Course code: 1741 ~ Course abbreviation: GradDipBus(Mgt) ~ Total credit points required: 48 ~ 2 years part-time ~ Managing faculty: Business and Economics

Study mode and course location

Off-campus (Gippsland)

    Course description

This course is designed primarily for graduates who wish to extend their knowledge of management theory and practice and provides an introduction to the functions of general management. Electives offer opportunities for students to specialise in global business, services management, organisational behaviour and change management practices.

Course objectives

The learning goals associated with this course are to: provide appropriate management expertise to develop commitment and proficiency in the use of strategic and dynamic approaches to modern management; link management activities to high quality customer focused outcomes; demonstrate the importance of effective strategic, human resource, management processes; provide a broad understanding of current management theory and change issues in an uncertain business environment; foster the skills to enable participants to successfully continue in their managerial careers or to articulate into higher degree studies.

    Course structure

Course requirements

(a) Students must complete four core units (24 points):

  • MGG9352 Management processes and systems
  • MGG9370 Management theory and practice
  • MGG9371 Strategic management
  • MGX9850 Human resource management

(b) students must complete four elective units (24 points) from 9000-level or 5000-level units subject to the following conditions

(i) units from the following list:

  • AFG9070 Financial management
  • BTG9270 Business law
  • MGG5810 Cultural values and management practices
  • MGG5820 Management development for global business
  • MGX5461 Contemporary issues in globalisation
  • MGX5551 Strategic human resource management
  • MGX5560 Case studies in services management
  • MGX9220 Industrial and workplace relations
  • MGX9600 Managing people and organisations
  • MGX9720 Managing change

(ii) units from any faculty of the university.

It is recommended that students consult with the course coordinator to ensure their elective units form a coherent study program.

    Progression to further studies

Students who successfully complete the Graduate Diploma of Business (Management) may be eligible for admission to the Master of Business Management.

    Contact details

Gippsland faculty office: telephone +61 3 9902 6380 or +61 3 5122 6380; email:

Course coordinator

Dr Ali Haidar