Executive Graduate Certificate of Business - 2018

Postgraduate - Course

Commencement year

This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2018.

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Course code


Credit points


Abbreviated title


Managing faculty

Business and Economics

Admission and fees


Course type

Graduate certificate

Standard duration

0.5 years FT, 1 year PT

Students have a maximum of 3 years to complete this course including any periods of intermission and suspension, and must be continuously enrolled throughout.

Mode and location

On-campus (Caulfield)


Executive Graduate Certificate of Business


Give yourself and your organisation a competitive edge with the Executive Graduate Certificate of Business.

This program is innovative and industry-focused, with a strong emphasis on professional development and excellence in business practice to help you stay at the forefront of your field. Flexible in its delivery, we design our leadership and executive education studies to ensure you have the toolkit to answer challenges faced by individuals, organisations and communities. You will graduate from this program with an advanced set of professional and technical skills, which will enable you to assist businesses to succeed in complex and dynamic environments.

This program is suited to early-career professionals to senior leaders who want to extend their leadership and business skills and knowledge. It is available for individuals from organisations wanting to undertake executive education at Monash Business School, with programs specifically tailored to encourage better decision making, more creative thinking and to stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the field.


These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 8 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 8 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/alignmentofoutcomes.html).

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that students will:

  1. be critical and creative scholars who:
    • produce innovative solutions to problems
    • apply research skills to business challenges
    • communicate effectively and perceptively
  2. be responsible and effective global citizens who:
    • engage in an internationalised world
    • exhibit cross-cultural competence
    • demonstrate ethical values
  3. be able to provide advanced discipline-based solutions relevant to the business, professional and/or public policy context
  4. apply advanced business knowledge in the practice of leadership, management and organisational roles.


The course will consist of a combination of LEE coded units, offered by the Faculty of Business and Economics.


Units are 6 credit points unless otherwise stated.

The course comprises 24 points of studies.

Students complete a combination of the following units:

  • LEE5001 Advanced leadership 1
  • LEE5002 Advanced leadership 2
  • LEE5003 Advanced leadership 3
  • LEE5004 Advanced leadership 4
  • LEE5010 Advanced leadership 5 (12 credit points)
  • LEE5011 Advanced leadership 6 (12 credit points)
  • Progression to further studies

    Students who successfully complete the Executive Graduate Certificate of Business may be eligible for admission to the Graduate Diploma of Business and/or the post-experience master courses offered by the Faculty of Business and Economics subject to satisfying the appropriate entry requirements. Credit may be granted towards other Faculty of Business and Economics postgraduate courses upon successful completion.