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Whether you're starting your career or aiming for a promotion, set yourself apart from the pack by an accredited course online.


With the government investing in Australian businesses, the sector is growing and needs skilled people like you to support the industry. We have a selection of business courses that specialise in administration, finance, leadership and big data.  Our business certificates are online learning and self paced, allowing you to continue with your current role, while learning the skills for your new career.

Start your career in business and choose from one of our specialisation areas — leadership, administration, big data, or finance. Graduate with the skills that support your actual job role.

Online Business Courses

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

Online Business

Study accounting and bookkeeping online with Swinburne Open Education. Start your career as an accounts officer or gain skills to manage your own accounts. Find out more about the nationally recognised Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping (FNS40217). Get job ready or earn that promotion with our online course.

Certificate IV in Business Administration

Online Business

Are you looking to move up in the business world? The Certificate IV in Business Administration (BSB40120) is one of many online business courses offered by Swinburne Open Education. Take charge of your career and step up as an advanced business administrator with this online course. Earn a nationally recognised certificate with Swinburne Open Education’s flexible study options. Find out more today.

Certificate IV in Business Finance

Online Business Finance

Take the next step in your career and master financial reporting and payroll management with our business certificate specialising in finance. Swinburne Open Education online business courses are nationally recognised. Earn a Certificate IV in Business Finance (BSB40120) via flexible online study. Learn in demand skills and get job ready with Swinburne Open Education.

Certificate IV in Human Resource Management

Online Human Resource

If you enjoy working with other people, and helping both employees and companies succeed, then a career in human resource management is for you. Study a nationally recognised Certificate IV in Human Resource Management online with Swinburne Open.
BSB40420

Certificate IV in Business Leadership

Online Buisness

Do you dream of being a business leader? Swinburne Open Education’s BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Leadership) will help you get there. Learn the skills, gain confidence and become job-ready to step up into a management role, via this online course for aspiring business leaders. Flexible online study options that work for you - find out more.

Certificate IV in Business Procurement

Online Business

Procurement is a dynamic profession that’s vital to the success of many businesses. Learn sought-after business skills and launch your dynamic career with international reach. Study a nationally recognised Certificate IV in Business Procurement online with Swinburne Open.
BSB40120

Certificate IV in Business Big Data

Online Business

Big data - it’s here now, and the future. As the use of data grows, more businesses are looking for people with big data skills to help translate complex data into meaningful insights. With the BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Big Data), get the skills you need for job opportunities in data analysis, analytics, business intelligence, data insights and marketing and performance. Learn more about flexible online study options from Swinburne Open Education.

Certificate IV in Business Cyber Security

Online Business

Become a business professional who promotes workplace cyber security awareness and best practices. Gain the skills to work alongside experts to develop cyber security risk-management strategies.. Study a nationally recognised Certificate IV in Business (Cyber Security) online with Swinburne Open.
BSB40120

Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business

Online Business

Dreaming of starting your own business? Gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence to become an entrepreneur. Earn the nationally recognised Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Business (BSB40320) via online study. Find out more about this Entrepreneurship and New Business course from Swinburne Open Education.

Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication

Online Marketing

Kickstart your marketing and communications career with this Swinburne Open Education online course. Learn the fundamentals of marketing communication concepts and practices with this nationally recognised qualification. Earn a Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication (BSB40820) via flexible study options, which fit around your life and work balance. Learn more today.

Diploma of Accounting

Online Business

This nationally recognised Diploma of Accounting (FNS50222) offers you an entry point into the accounting and finance industry. This accounting diploma builds on the Cert. IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping course. It provides skills to start or develop existing knowledge of accounting. Enjoy flexible online study with Swinburne Open Education, that fits around your current work and life. Learn more today. 

Diploma of Leadership and Management

Online Diploma Business

This nationally recognised diploma is designed to develop skills that are needed to perform effectively as a leader.
BSB50420

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