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MGTI1010 – Diploma in Business

Improve your performance and prepare for success with our Diploma in Business!

Learn practical accounting, management, marketing and IT skills to take your career to the next level. Stand out from the crowd with leadership skills that will help you build an effective team, manage projects and convert website visits to leads.

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Key Benefits

  • Gain a Diploma in Business
  • Learn a broad range of business disciplines valuable for your professional development
  • Flexible online learning lets you chose the time and pace of your study
  • Receive comprehensive tutor support
  • Gain practical accounting, management, marketing and IT skills

Potential Career Outcomes

The Career Academy’s Business graduates often have pre-existing businesses or are seeking to establish their own business. On completion of this course, you may be able to apply for jobs such as:


  • Business Owner
  • Management Associate
  • Account Coordinator
  • Office Manager
  • Supervisor

Career Projections

Increased consumer confidence and spending resulted in small businesses accounting for $82.6 Billion of Ireland’s annual economic output. This consumer spending is projected to increase hence why it is an excellent time to start a business in Ireland.


  • The average salary range for business owners is between €25,000 – €80,000 per year.
  • The Career Academy’s Business graduates will gain all the necessary skills to apply to successfully run a business.
  • 30 – 40% of small business fail within the first three years. This failure can be attributed to a lack of business and management education.

Sources: Glassdoor Ireland, European Commission, Reuters

Course Summary

Investment: €1499 or from only €25 a week on our interest FREE payment plan!


Assessments: Case studies, quizzes, written assessments and practical exercises.


Qualification Information: On successful completion of this business training course, you will be awarded a certificate of achievement.


Duration: You have 18 months to complete this course (ie. one module every three months). Approximately 500 hours.


About the course developers: The course developers have over 10 years experience in developing and delivering courses for New Zealand Polytechnics and Universities.

What our students say

★★★★★ “Love the work it is challenging and inspiring and the tutors have been helpful! Appreciate their feedback after assignments are returned and they return assignments and feedback quickly it is brilliant. Thank you!” – Cassie-Lee Evans

The Career Academy is a member of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce


Our Diploma in Business includes the following modules

1. Certificate in Health & Safety

ADMI127 – Workplace Health & Safety

ADMI115 – First Aid and Medical Emergencies


2. Certificate in Budgeting and Financial Management

ABKI202 – Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals – Accounting Basics

ABKI202 – Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals – Accounting Equation

ABKI152 – General Journal

ABKI153 – General Ledger & the Trial Balance

ABKI218 – Depreciation

ABKI146 – Financial Fundamentals – Statement of Financial Performance

ABKI147 – Financial Fundamentals – Statement of Financial Position

ABKI122 – Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management

ABKI189 – Financial Statement Analysis


3. Certificate in Leadership and Team Building

MGTG181 – Introduction to Leadership

MGTG121 – Leadership Qualities

MGTG116 – Interpersonal Relationships

MGTG105 – Communication Skills

MGTG144 – Team Building

MGTG143 – Systematic & Lateral Thinking


4. Certificate in Management Fundamentals

MGTG117 – Management & Organisational Structures

MGTG123 – Management Theories & Procedures

MGTG136 – Problem & Decision Making

MGTG122 – Management Styles & External Influences

MGTG108 – Employing People & Interview Skills

MGTG141 – Staff Management

MGTG110 – Ethics & Equity

5. Certificate in Personnel Management and Human Resources

MGTG114 – Human Behaviour

MGTG150 – Workplace Communication Skills

ADMI127 – Workplace Health & Safety

MGTG106 – Controlling Operations

MGTG139 – Recruitment and Induction

MGTG142 – Staff Training

MGTG149 – Work Teams

MGTG135 – Positive Discipline

MGTG112 – Grievances & Complaints

MGTG130 – Monitoring & Reporting


6. Certificate in Business Computing

CIRG116 – Introduction to Business Computing & the Internet

CITG127 – Introduction to MS Word

CITG138 – Using MS Excel

CITG126 – Introduction to MS Powerpoint

CITG106 – Advanced MS Excel


7. Certificate in Digital Marketing

ADMG140 – Scope and Nature of Internet Marketing

ADMG146 – The Psychology of Internet Marketing

ADMG152 – Website Strategy, Principle and Design

ADMG142 – Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

ADMG145 – Social Media Applications

ADMG102 – Capturing and Converting Customers

ADMG105 – Content Marketing

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