Diploma of Business

Build a dynamic skill set to prepare you for success in business operations roles


Learn how to lead and manage teams to ensure effective business operations.

The BSB50120 Diploma of Business is designed to build your skills in a variety of business services job roles. It will develop your ability to carry out moderately complex tasks in a specialist field of expertise that requires business operations skills. If you already have substantial experience in business settings, this qualification will help you further develop your skills across a wide range of business functions.

Why Choose the BSB50120 Diploma of Business

  • Build a diverse skill set to support finding work in business operations, or to enhance in your current role
  • Develop your own emotional intelligence, and learn how to support individual and team communication, critical thinking, relationships, and performance
  • Build skills for managing and planning business finances and budgets, resources, risks, and operations
  • Combine your program with progressive qualifications and build a long-term study plan to achieve your learning and career goals

Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney

Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Greystone College Australia plans to continue to run its online classes for VET students until at least the end of 2022.


Weekday 60-64 weeks
Weekend 60-64 weeks

(20 hours/week)
Includes 6 hours/week online study + 14 hours/week in class study

Total length includes 48 weeks study + up to 18 weeks scheduled breaks


Intermediate 3


2022 - Jan 3, Jan 31, Mar 28, Apr 25, May 23, Jul 18, Aug 15, Sep 12, Nov 7, Dec 5


Feb 28 - Mar 25; Jun 20 - Jul 15; Oct 10 - Nov 4; Dec 26 - Jan 2, 2023



Work while you study

In Australia student visas typically include the right to work up to 40 hours every 2-week period once your course starts. Working while you study is a great way to immerse yourself in Australian life and earn extra money. Learn more about top industries and typical student jobs available in your study city.

Program Units

In this unit you will learn how to prepare, deliver and review presentations for a range of purposes such as marketing, training and promotions. Topics include: Prepare presentation; Deliver presentation; Review presentation.

In this unit you will learn how to help other staff in the workplace to develop critical and creative thinking skills. Topics include: Assess individual and team critical and creative thinking skills; Establish an environment that encourages the application of critical and creative thinking; Monitor and improve thinking practices.

In this unit you will learn how to use critical thinking in order to develop innovative solutions to complex organisational issues. Topics include: Scope problem solving process; Lead solution development process; Refine solution for implementation.

In this unit you will learn how to manage budgets and financial plans for an organisation or a work team. You will also learn how to negotiate and communicate financial plans and processes. Topics include: Plan financial management approaches, Implement and monitor financial management plans, Review and evaluate financial management plans.

In this unit you will learn how to manage the performance of staff, assign work, reward excellence and give feedback. Topics include: Allocate work; Assess performance; Provide feedback; Manage follow-up.

Package this Program

Combine progressive programs to create a long-term study plan at Greystone College Australia and earn multiple qualifications. Study as long as 5 years by combining your BSB50120 Diploma of Business with other qualifications. Learn more about package programs, and explore other program options.

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