A postgraduate business qualification from VU will set you down the path toward career success.
Enhance your professional experience or qualifications with a Graduate Diploma in Business (International Business) from VU.
Our graduate diploma program provides entry into global business for two groups:
It prepares you for a career in international private, government, or not-for-profit organisations.
You'll gain a strong foundation in business knowledge and a practical introduction to international business.
The units you complete during your graduate diploma can be transferred towards the Master of Business (International Business) degree.
Victoria University’s business college provides networks and guidance from the business community.
We have well-established industry connections, and host expos where can network with business leaders and managers.
We have a strong focus on China and the Asia-Pacific region, with some units delivered by visiting academics from the Victoria Business Confucius Institute.
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Business graduates find employment in roles across finance, marketing, trade and tourism, both in Australia and overseas.
Your expertise in international trade will make you in-demand in businesses and the public sector, particularly in organisations trading in the Asia-Pacific region.
Aim for a career in one of the following areas:
To attain the Graduate Diploma in Business (International Business), students will be required to complete 96 credit points consisting of:
Students planning to continue onto Masters study are strongly recommended to take BMO6630 Business Research Methods as their elective unit.
Core Business Units
Professional Core Units
12 credit points (equivalent to 1 unit) elective unit from the approved list below.
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
|1.||Apply international business principles, practices and frameworks in diverse contexts and applications using creative and critical thinking;|
|2.||Interpret theoretical propositions and related bodies of knowledge to resolve business problems and recommend actions relevant to international business settings;|
|3.||Adapt cross-disciplinary knowledge in making creative decisions, with consideration to cross-cultural contexts, for new business opportunities;|
|4.||Work effectively autonomously and in a team demonstrating accountability, collaboration and innovative strategic thinking as relevant to global business settings;|
|5.||Communicate effectively to specialist and non-specialist audiences in a wide range of international business contexts; and,|
|6.||Analyse research findings applicable to global business environments.|
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