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MBA+ (Master of Business Administration)
ABS's TEQSA accredited MBA+ is Australia’s leading qualification for managers seeking proven and impactful results for their career. The latest survey data from Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) shows that our grads have the highest median salaries among all postgraduate universities and institutes in the country.
You go the extra mile, so should your degree. The accredited MBA+ from one of Australia’s leading institutes unlocks five years of extra benefits with the MBA+ Gold Card. It’s your career, without limits.
MBA+ unlocks your potential with limitless learning with five years of benefits:
- AIM Course Specialists: develop a personalised study plan, identify opportunities to upskill, and maximise success beyond your degree
- Short Courses: continue learning even after graduating to keep your skills current
- AIM Lounges: work, network and collaborate in our AIM Lounges nationally
The MBA+ will equip you with the theory, framework and skills to tackle challenges you may face in the complex business environment – be transformed and gain a qualification that provides you with the ability to apply the latest theory and ideas to real life situations as you study with the maximum flexibility.
Course Learning Outcomes
After completing this program, the MBA holder will be able to:
Exemplify an integrated understanding of a complex body of knowledge of business functions by researching and critically reflecting on theories, frameworks, and best practices in organisational contexts.
Business Analysis and Problem-Solving Skills:
Apply a range of quantitative and qualitative research, analytical skills, rigour, and critical thinking to diagnose complex business problems and develop strategic evidence-based solutions.
Illustrate advanced oral and written communication skills by logically synthesising information or data reflecting sound professional judgement and presenting it in an ethical, responsible, and convincing manner.
Global diversity, continuous learning, and adaptability to change:
Synthesize the global diversity of business systems and processes to advance business knowledge and adapt the best business practices.
Ethical and Social Responsibility:
Display ethical and social responsibility as a practitioner in defining goals and specifications, setting quality standards and personal decision-making and behaviour.
Exercise high levels of autonomy, innovative thinking, and the capacity to initiate and encourage continuous improvement in learning while effectively influencing others to achieve desired results.
Units of Study
Depending on your eligibility, you can enrol directly into the MBA+ or study the MBA+ stage-by-stage. By completing each stage, you are able to attain a Graduate Certificate in your field of choice and the Graduate Diploma in Management as you progress towards your Master of Business Administration.
The below demonstrates how your study could progress if you followed the Management Pathway:
Graduate Certificate in Management
- Leading, Managing, and Developing People
- Marketing for Managers
- Managing Operational Improvement
- Managing Financial Resources
Graduate Diploma in Management
- Managing, Developing, and Implementing Strategy^+
- Economics for Managers^+
- Business Research Methods^+
- Business Decision-Making and Analysis^+
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Corporate Strategy and Responsibility (Capstone Unit)°
- Plus, select three electives of your choice
Electives to Choose from:
- The Agile Business Future
- Contract Law for Managers
- Cyber Security and the Cloud
- Emerging Technologies and Digital Leadership
- Human Resource Management+
- International Business
- Leading for Innovation and Sustainability
- Managing a Project-Based Organisation
°Pre-requisites: All Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma units
+Pre-requisite: Leading, Managing, and Developing People
^Pre-requisites: Managing Financial Resources, Managing Operational Improvement, and Marketing for Managers
For a detailed unit description, please contact a Senior Learning Advisor on 1300 658 337 or Download the Course Guide .
At AIM Business School, our MBA+ has entry options for the most experienced managers. Enter with:
- Bachelor degree and two (2) years’ relevant management experience or;
Alternatively, for managers who do not have a completed undergraduate degree, you can enter the MBA+ by starting at the Graduate Certificate of Management with:
- Diploma or Advanced Diploma and three (3) years’ management experience or;
- No formal tertiary qualification but five years’ (5) relevant management experience.
In addition, you must:
- Meet English Requirements; and
- Have access to a computer and internet connection that meet Technology Requirements
You’ll be able to build towards your MBA while gaining an additional two qualifications along the way.
At AIM Business School, postgraduate education has never been more accessible. With a fully online delivery mode you can choose what works best for you depending on your location, lifestyle, and work situation.
Online learning provides flexibility and convenience, which is great for anyone constrained by time or distance. You can complete your qualification when it suits you and at your own pace.
Studying online doesn’t equate to studying alone. You’ll have access to unit introduction videos, regular webinars, and our unique virtual campus, MyABS. This state-of-the-art online learning management system offers a ‘community’ approach to self-directed study where you can share experiences, ideas and questions through integrated features such as chat forums, live chat, and links with social media platforms.
AIM Business School charges individual unit fees which are payable prior to the date of commencement of that unit or 14 days upon invoice generated.
Payment of fees may be made by:
- credit card or
- application for FEE-HELP, a government loan given to eligible students to help pay part or all of their tuition fees.
For students enrolling for courses commencing in 2019 and future years, AIM Business School reserves the right to adjust tuition fees annually Find out more about fees and charges.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Students who can provide evidence of previous study at a similar AQF level or demonstrable equivalent experience, may on application, be provided with Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer for up to 50% of a respective course. All applications for exemption or RPL will be assessed on an individual basis.For students seeking RPL based on experience only, an assessment fee applies per unit for successful applications. For more information about the RPL process, please contact a Senior Learning Advisor on 1300 658 337 or request a call back today.
What sets us apart?
Practical, real-world learning – no exams!
There are no exams at AIM Business School. Rather, assessment is based on undertaking realistic projects applied to each participant’s own organisational and industry contexts. Emphasis is placed on contemporary, relevant and interactive case studies. Participants engage in coursework that is entirely applicable to their work to ensure they receive immediate value from their learning experience.
Best in class faculty
Our faculty are highly qualified and experienced business professionals. They are chosen based on their senior management experience in their area of specialisation, appropriate postgraduate and teaching qualifications and a commitment to keep abreast of developments in their area of specialisation. Be inspired by practitioners with senior level business and industry experience and benefit from their extensive business knowledge and practical leadership and management skills.
mySupport – supporting you throughout your study journey
At AIM Business School, students are provided with complimentary access to 9 support functions ranging from online study support, academic support, personal assistance program, professional development and more. We know balancing study, work, social and life commitments can be a handful at times and by providing a range of support options, you’ll never be studying alone.
Flexible intake periods
At AIM Business School, you don’t have to wait for the next semester intake. When we say flexible and accessible, we mean it. We understand that working professionals need both when enrolling in postgraduate study. This means, with bimonthly, you can start as soon as you’re ready. It’s convenience at its best.
Prompt, personalised and on-going support
We’ll be there to help you throughout your study journey. Gain prompt, personalised and ongoing support from specialised Faculty and our Student Support Team. We know postgraduate study is a commitment and we’re committed to providing you exceptional support throughout your qualification.
The ABS Master of Business Administration is accredited with TEQSA and meets the requirements of a Level 9 qualification on the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
This course is not CRICOS registered and as such enrolments from Student Visa holders cannot be accepted.