Graduate Certificate in Business (Executive)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

The Executive Graduate Certificate in Business (Leadership through Coaching and Mentoring) delivers advanced thinking and competencies for leaders who are using or are intending to use coaching and mentoring approaches to develop the full capacity of their staff. Ultimately it is designed to equip participants with the skills and confidence to expertly hold coaching conversations and to develop a coaching culture within their organisation.

Course Fee:

Australian: $20,800
International: $22,000

Entry Requirements:

A completed recognised Bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognised university with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.5 (on QUT's 7-point scale), plus significant professional knowledge of business (in the corporate, government, or not-for-profit sectors) with at least 5 years of full-time post-degree work experience consisting of at least 3 years' relevant professional work experience and 2 years' supervisory or management experience; and the submission of two referee reports and a completed Applicant Support Statement.


Complete 48 credit points, 4 core units.

Subjects you can Study:

Leadership through Coaching and Mentoring

Further information:

Alternative entry is available. This requires: a minimum of 9 years work experience, consisting of at least 6 years equivalent work experience and at least 3 years supervisory or management experience.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gardens Point No info No Online 1 year

Why study with us?

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession through real experiences and contacts.

Many of our courses offer you the flexibility to expand your knowledge into fields that your degree doesn’t traditionally explore—making study more stimulating and preparing you for a more agile future. You can also choose from an extensive range of double degrees for a competitive advantage that gives you greater variety in your study and career, plus opportunities and networks across two fields. There are also options to study online or undertake a short professional development course through QUTeX to apply quickly in your career.

Be career ready

You will gain experience in labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with industry partners. We are ranked in the top 50 in the world for employer-student connections*.

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. In fact, more founders of start-ups have studied at QUT than any other Queensland university**.

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked in the world’s top 250 universities***.

City-based campuses

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, as well as a dedicated Creative Industries Precinct and new Education Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus.


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* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019.

**Startup Muster Report 2018.

***QS World University Rankings 2019.

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