In a nutshell
The business world is a dynamic, volatile and lucrative realm. This program is focused on helping you understand the system and develop your abilities to make it to the top of the business world. Whether your ambition is to become a CEO or business entrepreneur, Swinburne Online’s Master of Business Administration will hone the skills you need to get there.
You will learn to strategically improve workplace operations by developing plans, monitoring systems and operational designs. Your leadership skills will also be tested and optimised through teamwork exercises, performance management strategies and personal development.
The course also covers marketing, giving you the nous to effectively position your business with your target market and against your competitors. You’ll analyse your own risk taking and innovation and learn how to avoid common business threats while innovating towards market trends. Swinburne Online understands that many of you will be working and have provided a flexible program that can be organised around your work schedule.
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What you’ll need
To gain entry into this course, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Have completed an undergraduate business qualification; AND
- Demonstrate 3 years of managerial professional experience; AND
- Complete a statement of purpose
In this business course, the subjects you will study include:
- Accounting information and managerial decision making
- Management analysis and problem-solving
- Business strategy
- Enterprise project
- Governance and corporate leadership
- Finance risk management
- Business finance and quantitative analysis
- Workforce leadership and strategy
- Business information systems for a rapidly changing world
- Strategic and entrepreneurial marketing
- Leadership for innovation
Why Swinburne Online?
With strong links to industry and a focus on practical skills, Swinburne gives students an edge in the competitive job market. Placing in the prestigious QS Graduate Employability Rankings, Swinburne shapes graduates who are confident and competent in meeting the challenges of a fast-changing world. Over 100 years, Swinburne has educated more than 150,000 graduates in areas ranging from science, technology and engineering through health, education and business to media, design and innovation. Swinburne Online has drawn on more than 20 years’ experience in the online tertiary education space to help over 9,600 students graduate with an industry-recognised qualification.
As a Swinburne Online student you’ll have access to a range of support options to help you get the most out of your learning. A dedicated team of Student Advisors are available seven days a week to answer your questions – academic, technical or administrative. You’ll also be assigned an eLearning advisor who will be your academic point of contact for the duration of your course.