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Graduate Diploma in Business

Program Summary

  • One of Smith School of Business’ newest programs encourages non-business students to gain fundamental business skills while getting a head start on an MBA without work experience
  • Students have the opportunity to apply all 8 of their GDB credits to the Full-Time MBA program, reducing the time it takes them to complete the MBA to 6 months
  • Program is 4 months in duration and commences in May
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Student Breakdown

Class Size 21
Average Age 23


Academic Background

Types of Roles

Our talented Graduate Diploma in Business students are available for a variety of roles across different functional areas and sectors including, accounting, financial services, consulting, human resources, marketing and operations.


  • Staff Accountant/Analyst
  • Assurance Associate
  • Tax Analyst
  • Audit and Advisory Associate
  • Financial Analyst

Capital Markets/Finance

  • Equity Research Analyst
  • Investment Banking Analyst
  • Equities Business Management
  • Analyst, Portfolio Monitoring
  • Financial Consultant


  • Senior Consultant
  • Business Technology Consultant
  • Consultant
  • Marketing Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Analyst, Risk Management
  • Credit Analyst

Human Resources

  • Human Resource Analyst
  • Recruiting Assistant
  • Recruiter


  • Technical Marketing
  • Marketing Associate
  • Assistant Brand Manager
  • Specialist, Consumer Markets and Media


  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Profit Improvement Manager
  • Allocation Analyst
  • Merchandise Assistant
  • Product Manager


  • Account Executive
  • Technical Support Engineer
  • Business Development Analyst
  • Quality Assurance