The Diploma of Business offers a broad spectrum of subject choices to allow a program to suit a multi-skilled office manager, or someone wanting to keep their career choices open. Tailor this diploma course to suit your specific needs by choosing from elective options like risk management, operational planning, marketing, recruitment or managing meetings.
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In this subject you learn what constitutes a meeting and includes types of meetings, different ways to hold meetings and their structure. You will also cover how to organise meetings, formal meeting procedures, the preparation of minutes and agendas and the art of participation, as well as legal and ethical requirements surrounding meetings. You are required to arrange a remote meeting as the practical component of this subject.
This subject provides time management strategies and planning techniques suited for setting personal and team goals and targets. The importance of goals being linked to key performance indicators of the business is examined.
Risk Management Strategies covers risk context and risk identification, as well as risk management processes. The subject looks into the analysis of a risk, its causes, and ways to consider risk tolerance. Strategies for controlling and treating risks, as well as reviewing and monitoring those risks, are considered.
This subject covers concepts of operational plans and how to implement the key concepts for planning and budgeting for business. Also covered in this subject are techniques for investigating and actioning problems, working with teams to implement operational plans, HR issues and rostering.
This subject covers high level word processing skills to enable students to design and develop forms and documents using check boxes, macros, auto-fill and other advanced Word features. Students must have intermediate Word skills to undertake this subject.
Conference Planning prepares you to organise business events, as well as being a suitable subject for Events Co-ordinators. From preparation through conference registration, you will learn about logistics, staffing, and financial management, and promoting and evaluating your conference.
This subject covers the implementation of marketing strategies and the research required to ensure success, how to monitor performance of marketing strategies and evaluate their effectiveness. It also covers the importance of involving team members in identifying improvements and formulating recommendations for future improvement.
You will learn the features of a payroll system, relevant Legislation and Government bodies, setting up payroll, processing payroll including topics on transition of loadings and other penalty rates, Annual and Sick Leave, Leave accrual and Long Service Leave, taxes such as Superannuation Guarantee and Fringe Benefits Tax, as well as how to safeguard the payroll. It is preferred you are a payroll practitioner if you choose this subject.
This subject suits Office Managers seeking to review their office administrative systems. You will learn to plan and implement system changes that help your organisation move forward, as well as monitoring the effectiveness of changes and addressing staff training needs.
This subject covers the recruitment process, including the many steps involved in vital pre-recruitment activities such as revising job descriptions, advertising vacancies, short-listing and interviewing. Learners are provided with an opportunity to demonstrate their interviewing skills in an interview and reference check role play. Other topics include induction programs, consultancy, implementing policy and procedures and determining future Human Resource needs.
Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) are a common staff support program in larger enterprises. This subject explains the ways to measure the success of an EAP. It also looks at how to develop an Employee Wellness Program, including: gaining management support for your proposal; implementing the program; generating staff support; communication and implementation plans; as well as how to monitor and evaluate your success. Case studies are included to enhance learning outcomes.
In this subject you will cover Total Quality Management (TQM) and continuous improvement, the continuous improvement cycle, quality systems, best practice and monitoring quality performance. Also covered are measuring tools, customer and stakeholder feedback- the use of interviewing and surveys and consultation along with problem solving, change management and mentoring and coaching.
Quality Education at a Fair Price
2,530* - $
18 months is allowed as the standard part time enrolment term for the Diploma online TAFE level course in Business.
Students who are able to commit more time to their course can finish earlier; while Traineeship terms may be longer.
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