CH76 - Graduate Certificate in Management

Overview

Optional Residential School

Some units in this course require you to attend an optional Residential School or Work Integrated Learning. Please see Course Features in the Getting Started tab for further information.

Course Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Management is designed for students from a broad range of professions. You will enhance and further your career prospects by acquiring knowledge and skills in business management, human resources, business communication and marketing. The course will assist you in acquiring knowledge and skills necessary to manage real-world business situations at operational and supervisory levels. You will learn about the key principles and practices of effective and efficient business and gain a competitive edge for success in dynamic business environments.

Career Information

The Graduate Certificate in Management provides students with opportunities to study contemporary management practices. Graduates from this course target employment in the areas of business consultation, or middle to high level business management.

Course Details
Duration 0.5 years full-time or 1 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned 24
Number of Units Required CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in postgraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).
Expected Hours of Study One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.
Course Type Postgraduate Award
Qualification (post nominal) GradCertMgt
AQF Level Level 8: Graduate Certificate

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
  • SYD - 092916E
  • MEL - 092916E
  • BNE - 092916E
  • CNS - 092916E
Where and when can I start?
Units offered internally at the below campuses may be delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching.
Units offered via MIX mode are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools, placements and/or work integrated learning. See Course Features tab for further information. Online units are delivered using online resources only.
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The following tables list the courses availabilities by location and term. Directing your pointer over your preferred location will provide further information if this course is not available for the full duration. Please be sure to also check individual unit availability by location and term prior to enrolling.

Domestic Availability

Term 3 - 2019

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 2 - 2019

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 1 - 2019

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 3 - 2018

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2018

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 1 - 2018

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 3 - 2017

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2017

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 1 - 2017

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney
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International Availability

Term 3 - 2019

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 2 - 2019

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 1 - 2019

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 3 - 2018

Brisbane
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2018

Brisbane
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 1 - 2018

Brisbane
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 3 - 2017

Brisbane
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2017

Brisbane
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 1 - 2017

Brisbane
Melbourne
Sydney
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For any problems regarding admissions availability for the selected course please contact 13 CQUni (13 27 86) or send us an email at http://contactus.cqu.edu.au/
What do I need to start?
Entry Requirements

To gain entry to this course you must have:

  • a completed bachelor degree in any discipline from an Australian university or college or equivalent; or
  • a recognised diploma and two years' relevant business experience; or
  • a minimum of five years' relevant professional experience may enrol in this course.
  • International students should visit www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information including English language requirements.

    NOTE:
    International English Language (IELTS Academic) Overall band score of 6.5 (with no individual band score of less than 6.0) will be required for students seeking entry to the MBA.
    ALL students seeking entry to the MBA will require 3 years relevant work experience in order to be admitted, please refer to the entry requirements for Masters courses as listed in individual handbook pages.

Work Experience Definitions

Managerial or professional work experience must have included direct, personal involvement in decision-making responsibility in a range of areas such as budgeting, marketing, HRM, staffing, project management, financial management, process management, or other relevant professional experience. If you are an international student please visit www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information including English language requirements.

Security Requirements
No information available at this time
Health Requirements
No information available at this time
Assumed Knowledge

n/a

Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards Not applicable
Exit Awards Not applicable
Professional Accreditation

N/A

Learned Society Accreditiation

N/A

Residential School Requirements

Optional Residential School Students may be required to attend Residential Schools for one or more of these units.
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Practicum/Work Placement

Not applicable

Previous Enrolments

Year Number of Students
2018 24
2017 24
Core Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Develop and discuss specialist knowledge and skills in the field of marketing and customer management
  • 2. Acquire knowledge and apply appropriate practices related to the recruitment and selection of staff
  • 3. Develop and apply specialist knowledge and skills in the field of business communication in different contexts
  • 4. Develop solutions to address complex and diverse organisational management challenges.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4
1. KNOWLEDGE Have specialised knowledge within a systematic and coherent body of knowledge that may include the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills in a new or existing discipline or professional area
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review,analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge and identify and provide solutions to complex problems
3. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to think critically and to generate and evaluate complex ideas
4. SKILLS Have specialised technical and creative skills in a field of highly skilled and/or professional practice
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to demonstrate an understanding of theoretical concepts
6. SKILLS Have communication skills to transfer complex knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to make high level, independent judgements in a range of technical or management functions in varied specialised contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to initiate, plan, implement and evaluate broad functions within varied specialised technical and/or creative contexts
9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for personal outputs and all aspects of the work or function of others within broad parameters
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

These four units are compulsory .

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
BUSN20017 Effective Business Communications
HRMT20024 Managing Human Resources
MRKT20052 Marketing Management and Digital Communications
MGMT20144 Management and Business Context
More Details
There is no additional information for this course.