GC047 - Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

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Plan: GC047OSP6 - Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
Campus: RMIT University Vietnam

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
Award abbreviation: GradCertBusAdmin
Total credit points: 48
Career: PGRD
Duration: 0.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Location: VNMRI RMIT University Vietnam
Owning school: Graduate School of Business and Law (660H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/gradbuslaw
ASCED code: 080301
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Purpose of the Program

A Practical MBA infused with Business Design Thinking: Empowering aspiring managers to lead change with innovation.

The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration  is a stand-alone award that offers a pathway for further learning leading to the Master of Business Administration, or can be an early exit point for those enrolled in the Master of Business Administration. The program aims to broaden knowledge and skills for students entering with a qualification in an unrelated discipline, while students from a related discipline will deepen their existing knowledge and skills. 

The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration provides recent graduates with the opportunity to acquire contemporary business knowledge and skills to take up leadership roles with private, public and non-for-profit organisations. This program will provide you with specialised knowledge and skills to manage the operational needs of organisations by interpreting and negotiating processes for the financing, production and marketing of goods and/or services, and contributing to strategic management. You will be provided with various opportunities to employ business design thinking to provide innovative solutions to contemporary business problems.

This program provides learning experiences to apply management theories and concepts across core business operations. You will be involved in a variety of face-to-face and online learning activities, which include lectures,  simulations and other experiential activities, including seminars, individual and team presentations, preparing business reports and preparing and presenting business consulting projects. The program also provides podcasts, video and discussion forums that are accessed online through the learning management system.

This program emphasises practicalities and skills to address real work issues in contemporary business settings. The program is a pathway to success in business for recent graduates with only a few years of working experience.

This program is delivered on-campus.

 

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Articulation and pathways

Credits and exemptions will be assessed consistent with the principles of the RMIT University Credit Policy.

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Entrance requirements

Academic Entrance requirements

Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent or higher level qualification in any discipline with a GPA of 1.0 (out of 4.0); or

Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent or higher level qualification in any discipline and GMAT overall minimum score of 550

Alternate entry

No prior academic qualifications but significant work experience (8-10 years).

English Language Requirements:

For information on English Language Requirements and acceptable English Language tests please see: www.rmit.edu.au/international/english-equivalent.

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External accreditation and industry links

RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.

Guiding the development of the College of Business, both nationally and internationally, is an Industry Advisory Board of high-profile executives. The Program Advisory Committee also provides feedback on the currency of our programs, the changing needs of Industry and has input into the design of new programs.

 

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University Vietnam you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. Resources include collections of books, periodicals and other course related materials.

All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as e-books, e-journals, newspapers, and streaming media. Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments, or you can work through Library subject guides and web-based tutorials, or use our online Ask a Librarian service. 

Computers for study are available at every Library site and wireless access is available if you are working from a laptop or mobile device.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.vn/library

Online learning tools and content

Log in to myRMIT https://my.rmit.edu.au/portal/ and select the myStudies tab to access study resources for your program.

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University

RMIT University Vietnam provides the following resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services available include:

  • transition to tertiary student learning
  • study skills, academic skills including academic literacy, writing for academic purposes, research, exam preparation and much more
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health and personal matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in community engagement, arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance.

You can find more information at www.rmit.edu.vn/students

 

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