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Executive Certificate in Business

Course code: 1822 ~ Course abbreviation: ExecCertBus ~ Total credit points required: 24 ~ 0.5 years full-time, 1 year part-time ~ Managing faculty: Business and Economics

Study mode and course location

On-campus (Caulfield)

Off-campus (Gippsland)

    Course description

The course is designed as an alternate entry point for experienced managers with no formal tertiary qualifications. The broad structured certificate allows students to choose introductory units from a range of business disciplines as preparation for articulation to a masters coursework degree.

Course objectives

The learning goals associated with this course are to: develop a fundamental knowledge base from the four selected units that form the course; gain insight into the principles of business management; critically analyse and apply theories in the units selected for the course.

    Course structure

Course requirements

Students must complete any four units (24 points) at 9000-level from the Faculty of Business and Economics.

Additional information for students:

  • students intending to articulate to a Masters coursework degree should refer to the degree structure of their intended Masters program and ensure their selection of units within the Executive Certificate will facilitate the maximum credit upon articulation.
  • students intending to articulate to the Master of Professional Accounting must select four units (24 points) from the following: AFX9500 Introductory accounting, AFX9510 Quantitative methods, AFX9520 Accounting information systems and financial modelling, AFX9540 Business finance, ECF9530 Economics.

    Contact details

Graduate School of Business: telephone +61 3 9903 1400; email:

Course coordinator

Professor Julian Teicher