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Graduate Diploma of Business Administration (Executive)

Pathway to MBA (Executive)

Councillors and  officers can apply to study for a Graduate Diploma of Business Administration –  an avenue for graduates to gain theoretical and practical management skills, enhance their leadership capabilities and improve performance.

The graduate diploma is a customised executive program designed especially for the employees and councillors of our member councils.

It is offered by Swinburne University of Technology in partnership with the MAV.

The program is a unique opportunity to:

  • Acquire contemporary management knowledge and skills
  • Enhance your ability to apply that knowledge in an innovative and creative way to the local government sector
  • Acquire business management knowledge to lead global, multidisciplinary teams in executive-level managerial roles
  • Develop your management skills and leadership capabilities, particularly in the areas of strategy and governance
  • Be better equipped to engage and deal with opportunities and challenges in your council, community and beyond.

The graduate diploma is offered by Swinburne as a part-time program to be delivered face-to-face at the MAV office, 60 Collins Street, Melbourne.

It is delivered by experienced practitioners and academics, using interactive classes with rigorous discussion.

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For further information on the course email:

Simone Goodwin
(03) 9214 8989