GC047 - Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

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Plan: GC047KP19 - Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
Campus: RMIT Online

Program delivery and structure

Approach to learning and assessment
Work integrated learning
Program structure

Approach to learning and assessment

The program is designed to be a flexible program of study underpinned by an online student learning management platform that can be accessed anywhere, anytime throughout the teaching period. The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration can be undertaken part-time or full-time. A range of learning methodologies will be utilised, with particular attention paid to providing student centred active learning opportunities that expose you to the world of work, that focus on the principles and practices related to the management and organization of work and workplaces. Problem based learning is incorporated throughout the program, providing opportunities for you to solve business problems with technological approaches and design-thinking methodologies.


The assessment philosophy utilises a range of appropriate and authentic measures linked to the program and course outcomes and are designed to provide you with opportunities to demonstrate the extent to which you have achieved specific learning outcomes. Assignments and projects are also designed to provide a way for you to receive feedback

on your skills development and be able to utilise this feedback to improve your skills and further develop your capabilities.

Depending on courses selected, your progress is assessed by a combination of group and individual assessment tasks. Assessment tasks may include: business plan/reports, academic essays, in-class and online presentations, blogs, group reports, examinations and computer simulations. A critical feature of all assessment tasks is the requirement to link rigorous academic literature with your work experience. Reflective practice is encouraged to apply new knowledge and insights towards effective and professional business practices.

If you have a long term medical condition, disability and/or other form of disadvantage it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Equitable Learning Services (ELS) if you would like to find out more: https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support/equitable-learning-services

To view the Assessment and Assessment Flexibility Policy: https://www.rmit.edu.au/about/governanceandmanagement/governance/policies/assessment-policy

Academic integrity

The originality verification software Turnitin (see http://www.turnitin.com), may be used on assessments in your program.

Support resources for yourself as a student to ensure that your submitted assessment accurately represents your work are provided at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity/students


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Work integrated learning

As a student enrolled in this RMIT University program you will be provided with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice. You will be provided with practical application of theoretical concepts through activities such as case studies, projects and assignments in the courses.

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Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following. All courses listed may not be available each semester.

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Year One of Program

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Course Code


Design Thinking for Business12BUSM4742RMIT Online
Leadership and Management12BUSM4737RMIT Online
Marketing for Managers12BUSM4739RMIT Online
Financial Analytics for Managerial Decisions12BUSM4741RMIT Online

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