BSB50120 – Diploma of Business

Course Overview

Every great leader starts somewhere. Studying for a business diploma opens you up to countless opportunities. Aurora Training Institute’s nationally recognised Diploma of Business is the first step you can take to kick-start your career.

In this course, our students learn the fundamental business skills that give them the knowledge, confidence and capability to become entrepreneurs, launch their own businesses and move into management roles. The opportunities are endless, all you need to do is start.

Business Diploma Course Delivery

The BSB50120 Diploma of Business course is delivered in 11 units over 12-18 months. Students who successfully complete all 11 units receive the nationally recognised Diploma of Business qualification, which provides a solid foundation to start their career in business. This diploma course is also a natural pathway to further tertiary study of business through a specialised Bachelor’s degree.

One of the main benefits of studying with us is the flexible course and learning structure. Of the 11 units the Diploma of Business is made up of, there are 5 core units and 7 elective units. The electives allow you to tailor your learning preferences based on your interests and career goals.

Flexible learning is essential to Aurora Training Institutes’ mission and service. We aim to empower all of our students, and you can complete the course in person at our Gold Coast, Toowoomba and Townsville campuses or online with regular training support sessions.

Learning Outcomes

The skills learned in a business diploma can be applied across every industry and in every job function. Studying the BSB50120 Diploma of Business with Aurora Training Institute leaves students with a holistic understanding of business. Our students finish the course with refined critical thinking skills and the ability to:

  • Research and analyse your customer demographic and market
  • Analyse domestic and international micro and macro trends
  • Write and develop a strategic business plan
  • Coordinate all aspects of the project management process
  • Recruit, onboard and manage people with confidence
  • Develop sustainable business policies

Who Should Study the Diploma of Business?

Almost every industry and every job incorporates business practices to some degree. Business leaders are vital for companies of every shape and size. A Diploma of Business qualification opens students up to diverse employment opportunities across multiple industries and disciplines.

A Diploma in business is a great choice for anyone who wants to learn valuable skills to manage their work and add value to any business. Are you looking for a pathway to university? Are you keen on making a career change and developing your business skills? Or maybe you’re new to the workforce and want to prove to your future employer that you have the skills to be there. Whatever your reason, our business courses will teach you the basics of business to get you started, and you can find a field to specialise in after that.

BSB50120 Diploma of Business Entry Requirements 

There are no prerequisites to study a Diploma of Business with Aurora Training Institute. We welcome anyone keen to learn practical business skills. To enrol in the course, students must meet the below criteria: 

  • Be a minimum of 18 years old
  • Provide a valid USI
  • Be eligible to study in Australia
  • Hold required criminal and working with children checks (if applicable)

Diploma of Business Study Cost

The total cost to study the BSB50120 Diploma of Business is $5,995. Aurora Training Institute offers flexible payment options for eligible students. Contact us to discuss what payment options are suitable for you.

Course Requirements

To achieve a BSB50120 – Diploma of Business, all 5 core units and 7 elective units listed below must be completed.

Core Units

  • BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others
  • BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans
  • BSBOPS501 Manage business resources
  • BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
  • BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace

Elective Units

  • BSBHRM525 Manage recruitment and onboarding
  • BSBPMG430 Undertake project work
  • BSBTWK503 Manage meetings
  • BSBLDR522 Manage people performance
  • BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development
  • BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area
  • BSBMKG541 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities

Studying with Aurora Training Institute 

Aurora Training Institute is passionate about providing world-class education and professional development in a welcoming learning environment. We’re a community-driven organisation offering nationally recognised personal and professional development courses with the belief that giving students flexible education in the classroom, workplace and through our online learning platforms ensures their success. 

We empower all our students, and our diploma courses are a fantastic opportunity for those entering the job market, returning to the workforce or seeking a career change to level up their professional skills. Give our team a call to learn how you can enrol.

At a glance


12 - 18 Months


Flexible Delivery


Regular Training

Career Opportunities

Executive Officer, Business Development Manager, Department Manager, Program Coordinator, Business Sales Team Leader, Office Manager


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