Become a business leader
Great business leaders aren’t born – they are made. If you are a professional wanting to move up into a key leadership role with more responsibility, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Swinburne is the ideal way to get there. You will build on your professional experience and further develop your strategic, leadership and entrepreneurial skills.
When studying an MBA online, you will learn how to capitalise on opportunities, think both critically and outside the box, and lead an organisation to success in any business environment. Along with a broad range of practical skills you can apply immediately in your workplace, you’ll graduate as a leader in your field.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Responsible for the overarching strategic planning of the future of a business.
Provides a strategic approach and insight into business operations.
Executive General Manager
Develops strategies and policies to achieve future business goals.
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Directs business operations to meet budget and financial targets.
Learning at Swinburne Online
A globally recognised qualification
The Swinburne Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an accredited qualification from a university ranked among the top 3% in the world. You will graduate with the same degree as on-campus students, which will open doors to leadership opportunities both here and overseas, from start-ups to renowned global companies.
A community of professionals
At Swinburne Online, you will form part of an online community of students from all industry sectors. Like you, each person brings a unique perspective to discussions and classes.It is a great opportunity to learn from each other, gain insights into areas of business you may not be familiar with, and form a valuable industry network. The connections you make could lead to your next career, or your next business venture.
A unique learning experience
We know that many of our students are already working, so we’ve created a degree that can fit around your professional life. The flexibility of online study means you don’t have to put your career on hold to progress in your field. You’ll learn using real world scenarios and develop practical skills and techniques you can apply straight away.
What you will learn
Plan, monitor and improve business operations through strategic operation design
Lead a high performance workplace towards success and innovation
Strategically position an organisation in a competitive environment through marketing channels
Develop entrepreneurial strategies and identify trends to grow a business
Minimise business threats while maintaining an innovative and entrepreneurial culture
Evaluate business performance in a range of diverse environments
Support and assistance
- ACC60002 Accounting Information and Managerial Decision Making
- BUS60010 Management Analysis and Problem-solving
- BUS80005 Business Strategy
- ENT60006 Opportunity Discovery
- ENT80009 Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation
- ENT80010 Governance and Corporate Leadership
- FIN80014 Business Finance and Quantitative Analysis
- HRM70006: Strategic HRM in the Business Context
- INF80007 Business Information Systems for a Rapidly Changing World
- MKT60006 Strategic and Entrepreneurial Marketing
- ORG60001 Leading
- ORG80008 Leadership for Innovation
To gain entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry criteria:
Have completed an undergraduate qualification
Can demonstrate five years of managerial professional experience
Applicants who do not meet the entry criteria may be eligible for entry by completing the Graduate Certificate of Business Administration.