Graduate Certificate of Business Administration (Executive)

Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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The Graduate Certificate of Business Administration (Executive) will enrich your management and leadership abilities, improve your innovation with creativity and design thinking, and enhance how you use the latest technology and information to lead, make decisions and market strategically.

You will learn through a range of methods, including, industry connections, practical projects and traditional assignments.

The four core subjects are:

  • Accounting Information and Managerial Decision Making
  • Opportunity Discovery, Creativity and Design
  • Leading
  • Strategic and Entrepreneurial Marketing

You may choose to graduate with the Executive Certificate. Alternatively, you may use it as the first part of a journey on to the Master of Business Administration or the double degree that includes the Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation.


6 months Full-time or equivalent Part-time. HE Block 1 and Term 4 are Part-time intakes only.


Hawthorn (Semester 1, Semester 2, HE Block 1, Term 4) - View application and start dates

Study modes

  • Full-time,
  • Part-time

2023 Start Dates

HE Block 1 - 06 February 2023
Semester 1 - 27 February 2023
Semester 2 - 31 July 2023

2022 Start Dates

Semester 2 - 01 August 2022
Term 4 - 19 September 2022