DeakinPrime provides management programs to employer sponsored students. These are suitable for people in middle and executive management positions who have professional and management experience.
A postgraduate qualification significantly increases business knowledge and equips graduates with the very latest ideas and trends in leadership and management.
The postgraduate programs incorporate Deakin’s flexible learning model using electronic conferencing, group-based project work and engagement with peers.
Students undertaking a postgraduate program are demonstrating their preparedness to invest in their career and make a valuable contribution to the workplace.
The Deakin MBA is one of the most highly regarded MBA programs on offer. It has been awarded a five star rating from the Graduate Management Association of Austalia. The MBA integrates a case-based teaching approach with the reality of business and professional practice.
The program offers a range of specialisations that cover essential management and business subjects that allows the flexibility for students to choose a field of interest to meet individual learning and development needs.
The suite of programs offered by DeakinPrime provides a pathway to an MBA. The MBA programs are:
- M502 – Graduate Certificate of Corporate Management
- M600 – Graduate Diploma of Management
- M701 – Master of Business Administration.
Personal Injury Management (PIM) programs
In addition to the MBA program, DeakinPrime offers postgraduate programs for the personal injury sector. These programs have been developed in conjunction with the Personal Injury Education Foundation (PIEF) and are available to PIEF members and other people interested or employed in the workers compensation industry.
The Personal Injury Management (PIM) programs are also a pathway to the Master of Management (Personal Injury). The PIM programs are:
- M534 – Graduate Certificate of Management (Personal Injury)
- M634 – Graduate Diploma of Management (Personal Injury)
- M734 – Master of Management (Personal Injury).
Encapsulated award stream
The programs offered by DeakinPrime provide a pathway to the MBA through the Graduate Certificate of Corporate Management and the Graduate Diploma of Management and also provide the opportunity to exit at various points and take out an award. These stepping stone awards allow students flexibility to manage their work, study and personal commitments.
Flexible delivery modes
To accommodate work commitments most units are offered via off-campus distance learning. Some units are offered as a one week intensive residential (at Deakin Management Centre, Geelong, Australia).
CloudDeakin is Deakin University’s cloud learning environment. It incorporates a range of spaces and tools to enable interactive and engaging learning.
Participants’ work and study are integrated through a case-based approach and projects that deal with real business management issues.
Dedicated program coordinator
A dedicated program coordinator assists participants in getting started, provides participants with reminders and is available to provide assistance and direction to enable participants to get the most out of their study.
Postgraduate fees are based on Deakin University’s standard unit fee which varies from year to year. In 2013 the unit fee is $2,777. Additional costs include residentials, textbooks and SSAF fees (Deakin University’s Student Services Amenities Fee).