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Do you have an idea and a will to start a new business?
Or are you looking to grow your existing business further?
Or to upskill your knowledge for a career in business development?

Then this course is for you.

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This Nationally Accredited online course helps you acquire the much sought after business concepts, and apply them across various industries. Including logistics, marketing, administration and finance.

Right from identifying a business opportunity to charting out the marketing and customer service strategies, this Diploma of Business lays out a structured path to your success.

At Original Campus, our online course also helps develop your personal skills, critical for professional success. So you gain enough confidence to move into key management and administrative roles within an organization.


  1. OC FUND
    A special initiative of Original Campus that gives our Business students a chance to access $20,000 every year, to fund their start-up.

  2. 100% online.
    Study at your own pace. In your own space.

  3. Nationally Accredited.
    Unlock career opportunities all across Australia.

  4. Led by Industry Experts.
    Get relevant insights and make valuable connections.

  5. Easy-to-follow.
    Content, videos, webinars, support from trainers and student groups.


This Diploma of Business upskills you to step up into a management role confidently.

  • Learn the art of communication.

  • Identify viable business opportunities.

  • Develop impactful Marketing Strategy.

  • Acquire Finance and Risk management skills.

  • Know how to engage Social Media effectively.

  • Learn to manage key business associations.

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BSB50120 – Diploma of Business (Business Development)


Maximum 24 Months


100% Online


$2,400 Upfront. Payment Plans – starting at $14.50 per week.


Start Immediately, or whenever you’re ready.


Nationally Recognised Training

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No Exam. Assessment formats include: Audio/video recording of role plays, case studies, observations, demonstrations and presentations (including video self-recording and upload); multiple choice questions, short-answer questions, projects and written reports.


Business Development Manager, Project Consultant, Office Manager, Business Sales Team Leader, Customer Service Manager, Online Entrepreneur, Small Business Owner; E-Commerce Manager, Team Leader.


If you successfully complete the BSB50120 – Diploma of Business (Business Development), you may be able to pursue the following related qualifications:

BSB60420 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

You may also want to continue your studies at university and apply for a degree.

If this is something you are considering, before you enrol with Original Campus, it’s a good idea to check in with the university you’re thinking of applying to. Ask them whether our Diploma of Business satisfies their prerequisites, and see whether you’re eligible for course credit for any of the units listed above.



BSBPEF401 Manage personal health and wellbeing

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify signs and sources of strain on personal health and wellbeing (both physical and mental) within job roles and according to key performance indicators (KPIs).

The unit applies to individuals who operate with a high level of autonomy, have excellent communication skills and apply knowledge of organisational policies and relevant legislation.

BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop critical and creative thinking skills in others within a workplace context.

The unit applies to individuals who are developing and coaching others, for whom critical thinking skills (including analysis, synthesis, and evaluation) are an important part of their job roles. This unit applies to individuals who are typically responsible for leading teams.

BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead communication in the workplace within any industry.

This unit has a specific focus on the communication skills required for team leaders with responsibility for other workers.

BSBMKG541 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, evaluate and take advantage of marketing opportunities by analysing market data, distinguishing characteristics of possible markets and assessing viability of changes to operations.

The unit applies to individuals working in a supervisory or management marketing or advertising role within a marketing or advertising team or media organisation.

BSBMKG546 Develop social media engagement plans

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively develop social media engagement plans with a preferred target audience.

The unit applies to individuals working in a variety of marketing and communications occupational roles who have responsibility for developing social media plans and facilitating social engagement on behalf of a business or organisation.

SIRXMKT006 Develop a social media strategy

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan and evaluate the use of social media. It requires the ability to determine suitable social media platforms, plan appropriate use and evaluate the effectiveness of social media activity.

This unit applies to individuals working in a diverse range of sectors and business contexts. They operate independently, under limited supervision from others, and are responsible for making a range of operational decisions.

BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management in an organisation or work area. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches and supporting and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes.

The unit applies to managers in a wide range of organisations and sectors who have responsibility for the effective use of financial resources within work teams. They are responsible for ensuring that financial resources are managed in line with the financial objectives of the team and organisation.

SIRXSLS004 Drive sales results

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and implement a plan to drive sales results in a retail marketplace.

This unit applies to senior personnel working in a diverse range of industry sectors and business contexts. They operate independently and are responsible for making a range of operational business decisions and the achievement of sales results.

BSBOPS501 Manage business resources

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage resources according to planned business strategies. It includes analysing resource requirements, developing resource plans, allocating resources, and reviewing and reporting on resource usage.

The unit applies to individuals with a role in allocating and monitoring the use of physical and/or human resources to meet defined business objectives.

BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement workplace sustainability policies and to modify the policy to suit changed circumstances.

The unit applies to individuals with managerial responsibilities who undertake work developing approaches to create, monitor and improve strategies and policies within workplaces. These individuals also engage with a range of relevant stakeholders and specialists.

‘Sustainability’ in this unit refers to a broad approach that focuses on the minimisation of an organisation’s social, economic and environmental impact, as well as proactive value creation in these areas.

BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, develop and maintain effective work relationships and networks through relationship building and negotiation skills required by workers. These workers may be within an organisation as well as freelance or contract workers.

The unit applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of networking and negotiation who contribute to creating solutions to unpredictable problems. They may have responsibility for and provide guidance to others.

BSBOPS404 Implement customer service strategies

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to advise, carry out and evaluate customer service strategies.

The unit applies to individuals who have well developed skills and a broad knowledge of customer service strategies for addressing customer needs and problems. Individuals may provide guidance or delegate work related tasks to others.




Be at least 18 years of age


Successful completion of Year 11 level or higher; or Successful completion of a Nationally Recognised Training qualification at Certificate III level or higher; For students without an equal or higher level of qualifications, a short language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment will be required.


Computing Skills

To successfully complete this course, you will require basic computing skills.
This includes:
• Create, save and edit Microsoft Office documents
• Access and search the internet
• Download, upload and save documents from websites
• Participate in online discussions
• Compress image files
• Connecting digital cameras and downloading and storing images and video files

Digital Equipment Required

Learners must also have access to:
• Computer with high-speed internet
• A digital video recording device and/or a digital camera and associated software to save and upload video, image and audio files to the LMS. Many mobile phones and smart phones include this technology
• Software to view online videos and images. Software such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer etc. are available as a free download from the internet.
• Microsoft Office 365 – (access provided by Original Campus)


Students will require access to an organisation which the student can use as a case study for the assessments. This organisation can be the student’s own business, one in which they work for, volunteer for, or a hypothetical business made up for the purpose of the assessment.

To successfully meet some assessment requirements, you will need to work with one or two other people to participate in a video or audio role-plays. It is your responsibility to find your own suitable participants. Suitable participants may include your trainer, colleagues in the workplace, friends, family and other learners.


The quality of education is outstanding.
My journey with Original Campus has been so great and full of learnings that they have exceeded my expectations. Our teachers are real business owners, consultants and CEOs of prominent organisations and have proven track records of business excellence. I would very much recommend this school. Continue the great work!

Arvin Jonathan Cua

Everything I need to start up my own business!
Original Campus is by far one of the best schools I’ve studied at! Studying there has been the best decision! I’ve learnt a considerable amount and it has given me everything I need to start up my own business! I’m very excited to continue my studies there. Highly recommended!

Danni Durrant

The online experience has been even better than I expected.
Original Campus has exceeded my expectations as an entrepreneurial school. I love the support, flexibility and outcome-focused courses. Also, Bev is an amazing trainer, very experienced and knowledgeable. I would recommend the college to anyone who is interested in studying business or leadership.

Paula C Cortés L

The staff and trainers are friendly and hands-on.
I did my Diploma of Leadership and Management at Original Campus and it was a fantastic journey. The staff and my trainers were so friendly and hands-on with mentoring their students and attending to the queries and needs. Great job!

Elaiza Quiambao

The teachers were remarkable and encouraging.
I had the opportunity to study with Original Campus and I am thankful to all the teachers and staff who were always very helpful and did it with a smile. They are remarkable, and they encourage their students to continually develop their skill set.


My Original Campus course was very helpful.
Not only it enriched my theory on personality and development but led me to better understand management and leadership which would be of greater opportunity for me in the future.


My experience was really good.
Trainers were hands-on teaching and staff were friendly and approachable.

Maria Elaiza

I am very happy at Original Campus.
Good teachers – you guys are so amazing! You always try to do what you can to the best of your ability.


Awesome experience, quality education.


I am very happy that we got support.
Original Campus have portrayed 100% professionalism at work and are very responsible. As a student, I would recommend people to find out what are the courses available / that suits you, because this campus is an amazing one!

Abia Ho

Motivational and inspiring Teachers!
Huge support from all people working for OC! I feel very lucky to be in this school!


I am so proud to be in this institution.
Taking a Diploma of Business and Diploma of Leadership Management course in Original Campus is very grateful. The faculty members are driven to help their students. If ever I can invite students to study at OC, I would like to recommend it.


The most updated and advanced programs.
The only school in Melbourne that offers the most updated and advanced programs.

Gene Garcia

I would recommend it 100%
Amazing school, I would recommend it 100%.


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