Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

308532 v.2 Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce (Entrepreneurship)

Course CRICOS Code: 051631B
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 1 Year


Designed to develop management skills, enhance strategic awareness and facilitate full contribution at senior management and director levels. It is a practical, highly effective management development program for professional managers of medium sized enterprises.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

A bachelor degree in business, commerce, or other appropriate field from a recognised Australian tertiary institution, or equivalent qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applications for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Duration and Availability

This fee-paying course is two semesters full-time or equivalent part-time study. Some units are available in the evening.

Professional Recognition

Depending upon the major area of study chosen, graduates are eligible for membership of the Small Business Association of the Australia and New Zealand.

Career Opportunities

Graduates generally find employment positions that have an interest in or focus on entrepreneurial activities at managerial level.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other vital study materials. In addition, students may also need to contribute some of the cost of consumables, which varies depending on the area of study.

Course Structure



Majors, Streams or Other Core Components

11043 v.4   Entrepreneurship 568 3.0 25.0
13597 v.3   Small Business 560 3.0 25.0
304380 v.2   Entrepreneurial Management 569 3.0 25.0
5248 v.6   Managerial Leadership 561 3.0 25.0
Optional units (No year level specified) Hrs/Wk Credits
4688 v.5   Human Resource Management (Overview) 560 3.0 25.0
5254 v.6   Business Policy 650 3.0 25.0
5282 v.6   Marketing Management 555 3.0 25.0
5699 v.6   Financial Management 550 3.0 25.0
5758 v.6   International Management 675 3.0 25.0
10481 v.3   Business Ethics 567 3.0 25.0
13327 v.3   Tourism Management (Principles and Practices) 560 3.0 25.0
13461 v.2   Electronic Commerce (Contemporary Issues) 561 3.0 25.0
302129 v.2   Accounting (Financial) 510 3.0 25.0
305581 v.1   Environmental Issues in Business 501 3.0 25.0
305813 v.3   Finance (Principles) 515 3.0 25.0


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1 Y        

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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