Frequently asked questions are often the best place to start your research about MCI Institute. Below you will find the answers to our student's most popular questions.
Why are MCI Institute business course specialists?
MCI has been trusted by Australia's top 100 ASX companies for over 10 years. Our corporate side of the business brings a fresh and innovative approach to leadership and management training. We source leading educational techniques from around the world to achieve astounding results. MCI is the training company that brought LEGO Serious Play to Australia, substantially improving innovation and teamwork within companies.
What is a Nationally recognised, registered training organisation?
It means that we are a National Registered Training Organisation able to deliver qualifications to all states and territories of Australia.
All diplomas attained through MCI are nationally recognised qualifications accredited by the Australian Government's Department of Education and Training.
We are one of the very few education providers with a ISO 9001 quality management certification and we are on the NSW training market panel.
What is different about MCI Institute?
MCI has received 24 awards over the past 9 years - most notably our placing on the 2012, 2014 and #7 in 2015 on the BRW's Most Innovative Companies in Australia List, and winner of the 2012 AHRI HR Service Provider of the Year award as the top service provider.
Our teaching methods are unique and FUN! WAMco is MCI Institute's simulated business, bringing fun and innovation to story-based learning, WAMco provides context to your learning experience. With its cast of colourful characters. WAMco allows you to develop your skills, build your assessment portfolio, and allow you to better understand your course. It immerses you in compelling real-life situations where you take on an active role in various functions within the business.
How long is the course?
Students have 12 months in which to complete their diplomas. You receive access to all of your units for each semester at the start, so you can complete them at a pace that suits you best. You can also enrol in and start the second semester as soon as you want, or take a break in between.
Do I have direct access to a mentor?
You have direct access to a mentor at all times during MCI business hours, Monday to Thursday 8:30 to 6:30 pm and Friday and Saturday 10 to 5 pm (AEST).
How do I sit my exams/do I have to sit exams in a classroom?
MCI diploma courses don't have exams! Students are required to submit assessments as part of the online course, these can be submitted at any time before the end of the course.
What if I didn't like school or studying before?
With our full circle of support and our unique immersive learning methodology getting a qualification with MCI Institute will be different from what you have experienced in the past. You will still need to be fully committed and have motivation to complete your course. You will be online, but with MCI Institute, never alone.
What if I leave the country for a few months?
The course is fully online, so it is possible to complete your work from overseas. It's a good idea to let your mentor know that you will be travelling during study time. Your mentor can help you to stay on track as you must complete your course within the set time frame. In between semesters you are able to take a study break.
What computer will I need?
Any kind of computer or iPad and an internet connection is all you need to get started. It would be ideal if you have the Microsoft office suite. Student packages can be purchased.