Australian Institute of Management (AIM) Online MBA Plus Overview

Australian Institute of Management (AIM) Online MBA Plus Overview
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AIM Business School’s MBA+ is a fully accredited and nationally recognised Master of Business Administration presented by the Australian Institute of Management (AIM). The MBA+ will equip you with the theory, framework, and skills to tackle challenges you may face in any 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.

University/Provider Australian Institute of Management Business School
Course Name Master of Business Administration Plus (MBA+)
Deliver Mode Online
Assessment Assessment with practical application – no exams
Duration Up to 3 years part-time
Commencements Monthly
2024 Fees $40,400 (Domestic)

Australian Institute of Management (AIM) Online MBA Plus Overview

The Master of Business Administration is an online postgraduate degree that will equip you with the theory, framework, and skills to tackle any challenge you face in today’s complex business environment. With our MBA Pathway, you can gain entry to this degree based on your management experience alone by progressing first through a Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma – complete your study journey having earned three respected qualifications!

Made up of nine core units and three elective units, the MBA+ provides you with a truly comprehensive business acumen that can be tailored to your field of expertise. You will be empowered with advanced skills and knowledge, graduating with the ability to transform theory and concepts into innovative, impactful solutions.

You go the extra mile to add postgraduate study into your schedule, and we believe your degree should do the same. That’s where the plus comes in. The MBA+ supports your potential with unique benefits, including:

  • Success Coaching: You will have an academic expert through every unit to discuss readings and provide feedback on your assessments. Study online, not alone.
  • Complimentary Short Course Training: Gain free, unlimited access to AIM’s suite of Short Courses for up to 5 years. Practical skills training at your fingertips.
  • Practical Assessments: Your assessments are designed so you can use them to solve real problems in your workplace. No exams, no group work.

Why study with AIM?

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.

Great Student Experience

Our current and former students consistently rank their experience studying with AIM Business School as exceptional. In fact, we rank above the national average in all but one category, with particular satisfaction for our teaching practices, support services, and overall experience. Don’t believe us? Check us out at ComparED for yourself.

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.

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.

AIM MBA+ Online Course Structure

At AIM Business School, we understand that education, personal development, and skills training are best achieved in an incremental, yet continuous manner. It is for this reason that we have designed all of our Graduate Certificates with an articulation pathway towards the Master of Business Administration.

All of the units offered by AIM Business School are stackable towards the MBA+, regardless of whether or not you set off on your education journey with the intention of attaining this premier business degree.

You can build towards an MBA and gain highly valuable qualifications along the way.

The Management Pathway

The original stage-by-stage MBA program offered by AIM Business School. Students within the Management Pathway begin their journey by studying the Graduate Certificate in Management, before progressing to the Graduate Diploma in Management and then the Master of Business Administration.

Each stage consists of four units, equivalent to four months of full-time study, with the individual qualifications awarded as their credit requirements are met.

Graduate Certificate in Management Graduate Diploma in Management Master of Business Administration (MBA)
4 Core Units 8 Core Units 9 Core Units
The Art of Leadership The Art of Leadership The Art of Leadership
Managing Financial Resources Managing Financial Resources Managing Financial Resources
Marketing Management Marketing Management Marketing Management
Operational Improvement Operational Improvement Operational Improvement
  Managing, Developing & Implementing Strategy Managing, Developing & Implementing Strategy
  Economics for Managers Economics for Managers
  Business Decision-Making Business Decision-Making
  Business Research Methods Business Research Methods
    Strategy, Governance, and Sustainability (Capstone Unit) °
    PLUS 3 Elective Units
    Agile Management
    Business Law
    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


Entry Requirements

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.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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. 

Price Range: $40,440.00

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