If Australia has a capital city for business courses, Brisbane is it. The city is overflowing with high quality business schools and universities, many of which produce graduates which are in demand all over the world.
Business Schools in Brisbane
Brisbane North Institute of TAFE
Brisbane North Institute of TAFE, which is part of TAFE Queensland and which offers courses such as Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical), which qualifies you to work in a medical administration environment, maintaining patient records, coordinating appointments and managing office correspondence; Certificate IV in Business, which qualifies you to work as an office manager; Diploma of Business and Commerce Studies, which qualifies you for certain management positions; and Diploma of International Business.
Sarina Russo Schools
Sarina Russo Schools – Australia, in Brisbane, which offers business courses including Certificate IV in Business Administration, and Double Diploma (Management and Business Administration.
Martin College, which is based in Brisbane and which offers an Advanced Diploma of Business and business short courses, including Business Communication Skills, International Business Forecasting and Project Management.
Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is based in Brisbane and is home to the QUT Graduate School of Business, which contains four highly focused courses: Accountancy, Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations, Economics and Finance, and Management. Its MBA program has triple international accreditation. It also offers several graduate study options, such as Graduate Certificate in Business (Applied Finance), Graduate Certificate in Business (Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies), Graduate Diploma in Business (Research), Graduate Diploma in Business (Research)(Advertising), Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Business (Human Resource Management) and Doctor of Business Administration.
University of Queensland
University of Queensland, whose main campus is in Brisbane, has the very prestigious UQ Business School with its associated business courses. UQ Business School has a 5-star MBA program and meets the standards of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AAC SB) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). It offers Bachelor of Business Management with courses in business economics, marketing, real estate and development and e-business. There is its Research in Business (RBUS) qualification and its range of postgraduate business degree courses, such as Graduate Certificate in Business, Master of Business Administration, Master of Commerce (Advanced), and Graduate Diploma in Project Management.
Many of the business courses in Brisbane offer their courses online, as well as in classroom settings, but be sure to check before you register for any courses, certificates, diplomas or degrees or you could end up disappointed.
Remember also that there are many paths to a business qualification. You can start out taking short courses while you try to get your small business in Brisbane off the ground and work your way up to a Masters or Doctoral degree. Or you could dive right in and immerse yourself in an honours program in business management.
Whichever approach you take, it’s nice to know that TAFE business Certificate IV courses and degrees in Brisbane are nationally accredited, which means that they are recognised no matter where in the country you go. It also means that if you suddenly find you have to move to Sydney or Hobart, you can transfer your course without any fuss.