Graduate Certificate of Business

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  • Objectives
    The Graduate Certificate of Business is designed to integrate with and complement a management career. It also provides a stepping stone for further advanced management studies and offers a valuable introduction to graduate study.
  • Practical experience
    Work Experience & Internships Some students without practical workplace experience, or with workplace experience in a field different from their studies, choose to undertake an internship as part of their degree. This intensely practical professional development approach fosters graduates who are ready, willing and able to hit the ground running and make an immediate impact in the workplace.
  • Entry requirements
    Admission to the Graduate Certificate of Business is based on an assessment of prior academic record and motivation. Specifically we require a quality undergraduate degree from a recognised institution.
  • Academic title
    Graduate Certificate of Business
  • Course description

    International Students: To fulfil your student visa requirements, you’ll need to enrol in 40cp per semester.
    Domestic Students: You have the option of undertaking either 30 or 40cp per semester.

    Bond’s teaching methodology involves a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, examinations, projects, presentations, assignments, computer labs and industry projects.

    Professional Outcomes

    All subjects are available for subsequent credit towards the Postgraduate Diploma of Business and the Master of Business (MBus) degree.

    Course Structure

    All students must complete the following (4) subjects:

    Accounting Principles

    This subject provides an introduction to generally accepted accounting principles and practices. The course adopts a 'user' perspective. That is, it focuses on using information produced by the accounting system in business decision-making. Consequently, the course provides an essential component in the curriculum of all business students. Topics are also covered in ample depth to provide a solid foundation for potential accounting practitioners.

    No prior knowledge required

    Upon completion of ACCT71-600 you will be able to read financial statements, understand their limitations and uses, and critically analyse financial performance using contemporary analysis techniques. You will gain an appreciation of the impact of financ ial decisions and policies on the performance of an organisation, and acquire a broad understanding of how parties external to the organisation interpret the reporting of financial information produced by management.

    Managerial Finance

    This course will develop an understanding of and the ability to analyse financial decisions made by corporations. An introduction to present value techniques, capital budgeting, asset valuation, pricing and cost of capital, will be taught through lecture , class discussion and tutorial.

    No prior knowledge required

    Marketing Fundamentals

    This course is designed to develop your analytical and decision making skills in marketing. Additionally, it will provide you with the opportunity to sharpen your written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, and analytical skills. The co urse is action focused rather than theoretical and is directly developed from marketers in the business world. As such, you should not approach this course as a "classroom" experience. It is best viewed as a business experience that happens to be in a c lassroom.

    No prior knowledge required

    Analysis and Application

    This subject will introduce students to the quantitative tools that are necessary for day-to-day business needs.
    The main goal of the course is to help students develop computational skills and problem solving capabilities using Excel as a tool for analy sis and presentation of solutions to business problems. There will be minimal coverage of the theory underlying statistical techniques. The emphasis will be placed on determining when it is appropriate to use the various techniques and how to use Excel to carry out the analysis. Interpretation of output generated by Excel is also an important objective.

    No prior knowledge required

     Professional Outcomes

    All subjects are available for subsequent credit towards the Postgraduate Diploma of Business (PG DipBus) and the Master of Business (MBus) degree.

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