Qualification Level



12 months

Start Date




Leadership skills to progress your career

Delivered by Swinburne Online on behalf of Swinburne University of Technology RTO 3059, a Diploma of Business Administration (BSB50415) will give you the skills to coordinate projects across any workplace with efficiency and confidence. By broadening your business skillset, this diploma will equip you to lead teams, manage payroll systems and coordinate staff.

To graduate with the Diploma of Business Administration (BSB50415) students must first complete the Course in Introductory Business Skills to develop fundamental business knowledge. On completion students can undertake an additional 5 units to graduate with the diploma.

This course is not available to international students.  

Career opportunities

Accounts Supervisor
Oversee and manage clients’ accounts within a business.

Office Manager
Coordinate the administrative day-to-day activities of a business.

Executive Assistant
Contribute to the success of a business via tasks such as marketing research, training staff and scheduling important meetings.

Administration Coordinator
Oversee the planning, process and organisation for a business.

Team Leader
Responsible for representing, managing and supporting key teams within an organisation.

Learning at Swinburne Online

To help you get where you want to be, Swinburne Online will guide and support you through your studies. Our unique online learning space is designed to help you:

Personalise your program

You’ll be able to personalise your program, giving you the freedom to set your own goals, and determine how long you spend on each topic.
This flexibility means that you can work towards your goals at a pace that suits you.


Get industry ready

When you study with Swinburne Online you can rest-assured the skills you learn align with the best practice approaches of your chosen industry. All of our units have been reviewed by industry professionals to ensure they're up to date and relevant to today's workplace.


Learn practically

At Swinburne Online we believe you do best by doing. That’s why when you study a diploma with us your assessment tasks will be highly practical, teaching you skills that can be used in the workplace straight away - instantly improving your work performance and helping advance your career.


What you will learn

  • Lead Effective Teams

    Learn how to establish a team performance plan, facilitate teamwork and manage key business relationships.

  • Manage People Performance

    Gain the skills to efficiently manage staff performance and provide coaching and feedback to help them improve.

  • Manage Payroll

    Learn how to establish efficient and secure procedures to manage payroll services.

  • Develop Business Plans

    Learn how to produce consistent documents and templates that meet your company’s requirements.


Support and assistance

When you study with Swinburne Onine you'll be supported by industry experts - available seven days a week to answer your questions. If you get stuck they are just an email away.

Course units

Entry criteria

We are committed to seeing you through your course. And we have determined the following entry requirements to ensure you have the best chance of successfully completing your diploma.

  • Hold a Year 12 certificate of completion.

  • or

    Can meet the language, literacy and numeracy requirements to study at the diploma level and demonstrate relevant work experience.

Courses are only available to Australian and New Zealand citizens, permanent residents and humanitarian visa holders.