about us

THE STORY BEHIND KAPLAN

Kaplan Business School is a globally recognised provider of higher education degrees in Australia and offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in business, accounting, finance, marketing, management, tourism, entrepreneurship, health services, digital management, project management, and leadership.

 

Studying with us is a lifelong investment. Bringing together students of more than 80 different nationalities, Kaplan Business School (KBS) promotes greater cultural awareness, social connections and diversity in the classroom. Our small class sizes enable our expert lecturers to provide you with individual support and make it easier for you to connect with your peers. Our subjects focus on the practical skills employers are looking for in business graduates.

Define your own path to success. We’re here to help you achieve your goals and to support you along the way.

THE HISTORY

Stanley Kaplan’s passion for providing individuals with the tools for academic and career success has served as the foundation for our company’s mission and values for over 70 years.

A BRIEF TIMELINE

1938

Stanley H. Kaplan starts his own tutoring business in his parents’ basement in Brooklyn, NY.

1979

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission concludes that our test preparation helps students raise their scores.

1993

International expansion begins, with the first centre opened outside of the U.S., in London.

2000

Kaplan acquires a network of career colleges.

2001

Kaplan starts offering higher education programs online.

2006

Kaplan expands its financial and real estate training business to Australia.

2008

Kaplan Business School is created in Adelaide and opens additional campuses in Sydney and Melbourne.

2010

Kaplan Australia formed, incorporating Kaplan Business School.

2013

Kaplan Business School Australia opens a fourth campus in Brisbane.

2014 – 2015

Sees the launch and rise of Kaplan Business School Careers Central, an on-campus careers services department.

2015

Kaplan Business School Bachelor of Business qualifications now include an optional internship.

And beyond…

Kaplan Business School is committed to the continuous development of our students and staff. Investing in course development and delivery to ensure students go on to achieve their goals and aspirations.

OVER A MILLION GRADUATES WORLDWIDE, AND COUNTING.

PAVING THE WAY FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Forbes magazine named Kaplan among the top 100 in “America’s Best Employers for 2015.” Kaplan ranked #92 on Forbes’ ranking of 500 U.S. employers across 25 industries.

A GLOBAL DEGREE AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

Kaplan operates in over 30 countries and regions and maintains relationships and partnerships with more than 1,000 school districts, colleges and universities, and over 2,600 corporations.

KAPLAN AUSTRALIA

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