Diploma of Leadership and Management

BSB51915 CRICOS 097961D
DURATION

6 terms - Each term includes 6 weeks of study plus 2 weeks holidays

LOCATION

Sydney, Melbourne (TBA)

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements. They plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources. 

 

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Business Development Manager
  • Senior Manager (Public Sector)
  • Legal Practice Manager

Course Units

Units
1

BSBMGT517 - Manage operational plan

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor implementation of the operational plan to provide efficient and effective workplace practices within the organisation’s productivity and profitability plans. This unit applies to individuals who manage the work of others and operate within the parameters of a broader strategic and/or business plan. 

BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects. This unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project. 

2

BSBMGT516 - Facilitate continuous improvement

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage continuous improvement systems and processes. Particular emphasis is on the development of systems and the analysis of information to monitor and adjust performance strategies, and to manage opportunities for further improvements. It applies to individuals who take an active role in managing a continuous improvement process in order to achieve an organisation’s objectives. 

BSBWOR502 - Lead and manage team effectiveness

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation. It applies to individuals working at a managerial level who facilitate work teams and build a positive culture within their work teams.  

 

3

BSBINN502 - Build and sustain an innovative work environment

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create an environment that enables and supports the application of innovative practice focusing on a holistic approach to the integration of innovation across all areas of work practice. It applies to individuals working in leadership or management roles in any industry or community context.  

BSBHRM512 - Develop and manage performance-management processes

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and facilitate implementation of performance management processes and to coordinate individual or group learning and development to encourage effective employee performance. 

This unit applies to individuals who are authorised to establish effective performance management processes for an organisation and who may have staff reporting to them. 

 

4

BSBMGT518 - Develop organisation policy

This unit covers the development or review of ‘in house’ policy in an organisation. It covers anticipating and confirming the need for policy development or review; planning the policy development process; gathering and analysing information; determining policy direction; and drafting, releasing and promoting policy. It applies to managers who draft and review policy that is formulated to facilitate the implementation of decisions made by senior executives, business owners, and boards of management or similar. 

BSBMGT520 - Plan and manage the flexible workforce

This unit defines the skills and knowledge required to plan and manage the flexible workforce. It covers planning, recruitment and support for people in a range of work arrangements such as full and part time employees, casual labour, contractors, fixed term, virtual teams, distributed teams, offsite/home workers and volunteers. It applies to leaders and managers who are responsible establishing and managing flexible workforce arrangements in any industry or community context. 

5

BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create systems and process to organise information and prioritise tasks. It applies to individuals working in managerial positions who have excellent organisational skills. The work ethic of individuals in this role has a significant impact on the work culture and patterns of behaviour of others as managers at this level are role models in their work environment. 

BSBLDR502 - Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation. It applies to individuals working at a managerial level who facilitate work teams and build a positive culture within their work teams.  

6

BSBLDR501 - Develop and use emotional intelligence

This unit covers the development and use of emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management in the context of the workplace. 

It includes identifying the impact of own emotions on others in the workplace, recognising and appreciating the emotional strengths and weaknesses of others, promoting the development of emotional intelligence in others and utilising emotional intelligence to maximise team outcomes. It applies to managers who identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources and who deal with unpredictable problems. They use initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, evaluate and co-ordinate the work of teams. 

 

BSBLDR503 - Communicate with influence

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to present and negotiate persuasively, lead and participate in meetings and make presentations to customers, clients and others. It applies to managers and leaders who identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources, and who deal with unpredictable problems. They use initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, evaluate and co-ordinate the work of teams. 

1

BSBMGT517 - Manage operational plan

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor implementation of the operational plan to provide efficient and effective workplace practices within the organisation’s productivity and profitability plans. This unit applies to individuals who manage the work of others and operate within the parameters of a broader strategic and/or business plan. 

BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects. This unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project. 

2

BSBMGT516 - Facilitate continuous improvement

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage continuous improvement systems and processes. Particular emphasis is on the development of systems and the analysis of information to monitor and adjust performance strategies, and to manage opportunities for further improvements. It applies to individuals who take an active role in managing a continuous improvement process in order to achieve an organisation’s objectives. 

BSBWOR502 - Lead and manage team effectiveness

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation. It applies to individuals working at a managerial level who facilitate work teams and build a positive culture within their work teams.  

 

3

BSBINN502 - Build and sustain an innovative work environment

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create an environment that enables and supports the application of innovative practice focusing on a holistic approach to the integration of innovation across all areas of work practice. It applies to individuals working in leadership or management roles in any industry or community context.  

BSBHRM512 - Develop and manage performance-management processes

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and facilitate implementation of performance management processes and to coordinate individual or group learning and development to encourage effective employee performance. 

This unit applies to individuals who are authorised to establish effective performance management processes for an organisation and who may have staff reporting to them. 

 

4

BSBMGT518 - Develop organisation policy

This unit covers the development or review of ‘in house’ policy in an organisation. It covers anticipating and confirming the need for policy development or review; planning the policy development process; gathering and analysing information; determining policy direction; and drafting, releasing and promoting policy. It applies to managers who draft and review policy that is formulated to facilitate the implementation of decisions made by senior executives, business owners, and boards of management or similar. 

BSBMGT520 - Plan and manage the flexible workforce

This unit defines the skills and knowledge required to plan and manage the flexible workforce. It covers planning, recruitment and support for people in a range of work arrangements such as full and part time employees, casual labour, contractors, fixed term, virtual teams, distributed teams, offsite/home workers and volunteers. It applies to leaders and managers who are responsible establishing and managing flexible workforce arrangements in any industry or community context. 

5

BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create systems and process to organise information and prioritise tasks. It applies to individuals working in managerial positions who have excellent organisational skills. The work ethic of individuals in this role has a significant impact on the work culture and patterns of behaviour of others as managers at this level are role models in their work environment. 

BSBLDR502 - Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation. It applies to individuals working at a managerial level who facilitate work teams and build a positive culture within their work teams.  

6

BSBLDR501 - Develop and use emotional intelligence

This unit covers the development and use of emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management in the context of the workplace. 

It includes identifying the impact of own emotions on others in the workplace, recognising and appreciating the emotional strengths and weaknesses of others, promoting the development of emotional intelligence in others and utilising emotional intelligence to maximise team outcomes. It applies to managers who identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources and who deal with unpredictable problems. They use initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, evaluate and co-ordinate the work of teams. 

 

BSBLDR503 - Communicate with influence

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to present and negotiate persuasively, lead and participate in meetings and make presentations to customers, clients and others. It applies to managers and leaders who identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources, and who deal with unpredictable problems. They use initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, evaluate and co-ordinate the work of teams. 

Study Mode

Face to Face on campus

Full Time

 

Entry Requirements

Candidates may enter the qualification through entry points demonstrating potential to undertake vocational education and training at diploma level, including:  

  • 18 years of age or over 
  • Have completed a Certificate IV in Leadership and Management or other related qualification; or Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environment in a senior support role;  

And 

  • General English at Upper Intermediate level or IELTS (or equivalent) proficiency level of 5.5 (with no less than 5.0 in any band) is required for international students. 

Start Dates

Sydney
20192020
Term 2- 29 Jan - 8 Mar (Break - 2 weeks 11 Mar - 22 Mar)
Term 3 -25 Mar - 3 May (Break -2 weeks 6 May - 17 May)
Term 4- 20 May - 28 Jun (Break -2 weeks 1 Jul - 12 Jul)
Term 5 -15 Jul - 23 Aug (Break -2 weeks 26 Aug - 6 Sep)
Term 6 - 9 Sep - 18 Oct (Break -2 weeks 21 Oct - 1 Nov)
Term 1 - 4 Nov - 13 Dec (Break -2 weeks 16 Dec- 24 Jan 2020)


Term 2- 28 Jan - 6 Mar (Break - 2 weeks 9 Mar - 20 Mar)
Term 3 - 23 Mar - 1 May (Break -2 weeks 4 May - 15 May)
Term 4- 18 May - 26 Jun (Break -2 weeks 29 Jun - 10 Jul)
Term 5 - 13 Jul - 21 Aug (Break -2 weeks 24 Aug - 4 Sep)
Term 6 - 7 Sep - 16 Oct (Break -2 weeks19 Oct - 30 Oct)
Term 1 - 2 Nov - 11 Dec (Break -2 weeks 14 Dec - 2021)


Course Fees

Tuition fee: AUD$1,250.00 per term
Materials fee: AUD$100 (1st term only)
Enrolment fee: AUD$200

Further Studies

Further your studies with the Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB61015) CRICOS 097962C

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