Highlights

  • Designed as an extension of QUT’s Enterprise Leadership Program professional development course and Graduate Certificate in Business (Enterprise Leadership) to provide you with a postgraduate level qualification in leading with an enterprise perspective.
  • Develop your leadership capacity to think holistically, creatively and strategically and to contribute to enterprise outcomes within complex environments.
  • Delivered through a combination of face to face, online and workshop formats.
  • Undertake a work-based project that delivers real outcomes for your organisation.
  • Establish strong professional networks and communities of practice which extend beyond your current organisation.

 

Highlights

  • Designed as an extension of QUT’s Enterprise Leadership Program professional development course and Graduate Certificate in Business (Enterprise Leadership) to provide you with a postgraduate level qualification in leading with an enterprise perspective.
  • Develop your leadership capacity to think holistically, creatively and strategically and to contribute to enterprise outcomes within complex environments.
  • Delivered through a combination of face to face, online and workshop formats.
  • Undertake a work-based project that delivers real outcomes for your organisation.
  • Establish strong professional networks and communities of practice which extend beyond your current organisation.

 

Why choose this course?

The Graduate Diploma in Business (Enterprise Leadership) is designed to develop your leadership capacity within a specific organisational context by equipping you to think holistically, creatively and strategically; and to be ethical and informed decision-maker who inspires and leads effective teams within complex environments. This program encourages leaders to work on behalf of the whole organisation as well as on their own business unit or team. It is suitable for leaders in corporate, public and non-profit sectors.

The modular nature of the program offers flexibility and versatility, allowing you to to target topics that may lead to the promotion of your career and leadership development.

Real-world learning

The specific topics and academic extensions have been developed in consultation with industry reference groups and are tailored to address the major organisational capability development needs of corporate, public and non-profit sectors. You will develop knowledge and skills across a number of core learning areas, and undertake a work-based project that delivers real outcomes for your organisation.

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What to expect

Graduate Diploma in Business (Enterprise Leadership) is designed as an extension of our Enterprise Leadership Program (ELP) professional development modules and the Graduate Certificate in Business (Enterprise Leadership), to provide you with a postgraduate level qualification in leading with an enterprise perspective.

In the ELP short course you undertake eight proefessional development modules and at the conclusion of each, you have the option to undertake academic extension for that module. Academic extension involves one online learning module and two assessments for each module. The successful completion of these academic extensions provides you with a Graduate Diploma in Business (Enterprise Leadership).

Flexible delivery

Learn flexibly in different environments, including online learning, face-to-face facilitated workshops and a workplace project.

Careers and outcomes

Possible careers

  • Assistant Director
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Project Manager

Details and units

In the GZ44 Graduate Certificate in Business (Enterprise Leadership), you will undertake two core units:

  • GSZ601 Leading Self and Others
  • GSZ602 Actioning Strategic Innovation

and select 72 credit points from the Business Unit Options list.

 

In the GZ44 Graduate Certificate in Business (Enterprise Leadership), you will undertake two core units:

  • GSZ601 Leading Self and Others
  • GSZ602 Actioning Strategic Innovation

and select 72 credit points from the Business Unit Options list.

Requirements

Course code
GZ44
Delivery
  • Online
  • Gardens Point
Duration
2 years part-time
Entry
February, April, May, June, July, August, September and October
Entry

Academic entry requirements

To be eligible for this course, you must:

  • have a completed recognised bachelor degree in any discipline with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.5 (on QUT's 7-point scale)
  • have a minimum of two years' full-time post-degree professional work experience which could include projects, managing complex groups of stakeholders or supervising staff.
  • provide a copy of your CV demonstrating relevant professional work experience
  • if required, attend an interview and undertake the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT is the worldwide standard in aptitude assessment for admission to postgraduate management programs) and achieve a minimum score of 550.

Alternative entry pathway

Applicants who do not meet the minimum entrance criteria for the Graduate Certificate of Business may apply for alternative entry. You must:

  • have a minimum of seven years' full-time professional work experience which could include managing projects, managing complex groups of stakeholders or supervising staff.
  • provide a CV demonstrating relevant professional work experience
  • if required, attend an interview with the course coordinator or nominee
  • if required, undertake the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT is the worldwide standard in aptitude assessment for admission to postgraduate management programs) and achieve a minimum score of 550.

Minimum English language requirements

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2022 fees

2022: TBA

  • Active learning module: $1,900 (GST exempt) per module
  • Award extension unit: $1,664 (GST exempt) per unit.

2022 fees

2022: TBA

2021 fees

  • Active learning module: $1,900 (GST exempt) per module
  • Award extension unit: $1,664 (GST exempt) per unit.

2021 fees

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