Diploma of Leadership and Management

BSB50420 CRICOS 104159A 
DURATION

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

LOCATION

Sydney City, Bondi, Melbourne, Darwin, Gold Coast, Byron Bay

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.

Who should undertake this qualification?

People looking to upskill and add additional value in their current career path, especially those in a business or management field who will need to lead either a team or project, or would like to grow into these roles.

 

 

Potential Career Opportunities

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

Course Units

Units
1

BSBCMM511 - Communicate with influence

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 other key stakeholders.

The unit applies to individuals who are managers and leaders required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources, and who deal with unpredictable problems as part of their job role. They use initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, evaluate and co-ordinate the work of teams.

2

BSBCRT511 - Develop critical thinking in others

Develop critical thinking in others.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop critical and creative thinking skills in others within a workplace context.
The unit applies to individuals who are developing and coaching others, for whom critical thinking skills (including analysis, synthesis, and evaluation) are an important part of their job roles.

This unit applies to individuals who are typically responsible for leading teams.

3

BSBLDR523 - Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

Lead and manage effective workplace relationships.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage effective workplace relationships.

The unit applies to individuals in leadership or management positions who have a prominent role in establishing and managing processes and procedures to support workplace relationships. These individuals apply the values, goals and cultural diversity policies of the organisation. They use complex and diverse methods and procedures as well as a range of problem solving and decision making strategies, which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement.

4

BSBOPS502 - Manage business operational plans

Manage business operational plans.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor the implementation of operational plans to support efficient and effective workplace practices and organisational productivity and profitability.

The unit applies to individuals who manage the work of others and operate within the parameters of a broader strategic and/or business plans.

5

BSBPEF502 - Develop and use emotional intelligence

Develop and use emotional intelligence.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and use emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management in the workplace.

The unit applies to individuals who are required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources and who deal with unpredictable problems as part of their job role. These individuals may be responsible for leading a team or work area.

6

BSBTWK502 - Manage team effectiveness

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.

The unit applies to individuals working at a managerial level who lead and build a positive culture within their work teams. At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures requiring the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement. It will also involve using a range of problem solving and decision-making strategies.

7

BSBHRM531 - Coordinate health and wellness programs

Coordinate health and wellness programs.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to coordinate programs with a health and wellbeing focus. The unit addresses coordination of the range of programs that would typically be associated with health and wellbeing such as stress management, smoking cessation, exercise and Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs).

The unit applies to individuals who take responsibility for managing staff health and wellness programs or activities.

It also has particular relevance for managers of human resources or diversity programs, frontline managers and specialist consultants responsible for promoting a balance between work demands and personal life. The individual may not be directly involved in delivering the programs.

8

BSBSUS511 - Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement workplace sustainability policies and to modify the policy to suit changed circumstances.

The unit applies to individuals with managerial responsibilities who undertake work developing approaches to create, monitor and improve strategies and policies within workplaces. These individuals also engage with a range of relevant stakeholders and specialists.

‘Sustainability’ in this unit refers to a broad approach that focuses on the minimisation of an organisation’s social, economic and environmental impact, as well as proactive value creation in these areas.

9

BSBWHS521 - Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

Ensure a safe workplace for a work area.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in a work area to ensure a safe workplace, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements.

The unit applies to those working in a range of contexts who have, or are likely to have, responsibility for WHS as part of their broader management role. It is relevant for people with obligations under WHS laws, for example persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) or officers, as defined by WHS laws.

10

BSBPEF501 - Manage personal and professional development

Manage personal and professional development.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement systems and process that support the personal and professional development of self and others.

The unit applies to individuals working in a range of managerial positions who are accountable for the development and performance of others.

11

BSBSTR501 - Establish innovative work environments

Establish innovative work environments.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create an environment that enables and supports practice which focuses on a holistic approach to the integration of innovation across all areas of work practice.

The unit applies to individuals working in leadership or management roles in any industry or community context. The individual could be employed by the organisation, but may also be an external contractor, the leader of a cross organisation team or of a self-formed team of individuals.

12

BSBSTR503 - Develop organisational policy

Develop organisational policy.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and review 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.

The unit 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.

1

BSBCMM511 - Communicate with influence

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 other key stakeholders.

The unit applies to individuals who are managers and leaders required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources, and who deal with unpredictable problems as part of their job role. They use initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, evaluate and co-ordinate the work of teams.

2

BSBCRT511 - Develop critical thinking in others

Develop critical thinking in others.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop critical and creative thinking skills in others within a workplace context.
The unit applies to individuals who are developing and coaching others, for whom critical thinking skills (including analysis, synthesis, and evaluation) are an important part of their job roles.

This unit applies to individuals who are typically responsible for leading teams.

3

BSBLDR523 - Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

Lead and manage effective workplace relationships.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage effective workplace relationships.

The unit applies to individuals in leadership or management positions who have a prominent role in establishing and managing processes and procedures to support workplace relationships. These individuals apply the values, goals and cultural diversity policies of the organisation. They use complex and diverse methods and procedures as well as a range of problem solving and decision making strategies, which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement.

4

BSBOPS502 - Manage business operational plans

Manage business operational plans.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor the implementation of operational plans to support efficient and effective workplace practices and organisational productivity and profitability.

The unit applies to individuals who manage the work of others and operate within the parameters of a broader strategic and/or business plans.

5

BSBPEF502 - Develop and use emotional intelligence

Develop and use emotional intelligence.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and use emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management in the workplace.

The unit applies to individuals who are required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources and who deal with unpredictable problems as part of their job role. These individuals may be responsible for leading a team or work area.

6

BSBTWK502 - Manage team effectiveness

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.

The unit applies to individuals working at a managerial level who lead and build a positive culture within their work teams. At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures requiring the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement. It will also involve using a range of problem solving and decision-making strategies.

7

BSBHRM531 - Coordinate health and wellness programs

Coordinate health and wellness programs.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to coordinate programs with a health and wellbeing focus. The unit addresses coordination of the range of programs that would typically be associated with health and wellbeing such as stress management, smoking cessation, exercise and Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs).

The unit applies to individuals who take responsibility for managing staff health and wellness programs or activities.

It also has particular relevance for managers of human resources or diversity programs, frontline managers and specialist consultants responsible for promoting a balance between work demands and personal life. The individual may not be directly involved in delivering the programs.

8

BSBSUS511 - Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement workplace sustainability policies and to modify the policy to suit changed circumstances.

The unit applies to individuals with managerial responsibilities who undertake work developing approaches to create, monitor and improve strategies and policies within workplaces. These individuals also engage with a range of relevant stakeholders and specialists.

‘Sustainability’ in this unit refers to a broad approach that focuses on the minimisation of an organisation’s social, economic and environmental impact, as well as proactive value creation in these areas.

9

BSBWHS521 - Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

Ensure a safe workplace for a work area.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in a work area to ensure a safe workplace, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements.

The unit applies to those working in a range of contexts who have, or are likely to have, responsibility for WHS as part of their broader management role. It is relevant for people with obligations under WHS laws, for example persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) or officers, as defined by WHS laws.

10

BSBPEF501 - Manage personal and professional development

Manage personal and professional development.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement systems and process that support the personal and professional development of self and others.

The unit applies to individuals working in a range of managerial positions who are accountable for the development and performance of others.

11

BSBSTR501 - Establish innovative work environments

Establish innovative work environments.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create an environment that enables and supports practice which focuses on a holistic approach to the integration of innovation across all areas of work practice.

The unit applies to individuals working in leadership or management roles in any industry or community context. The individual could be employed by the organisation, but may also be an external contractor, the leader of a cross organisation team or of a self-formed team of individuals.

12

BSBSTR503 - Develop organisational policy

Develop organisational policy.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and review 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.

The unit 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.

Study Mode

Ways to study with Business College at IH

Study the Diploma of Business full time at ihBC, either at one of our campuses around Australia, including centrally located in Sydney CBD, or online. Our online study mode is taught through live lessons with your trainer over video call.

Full Time| Face to Face on campus or Virtual Blended

 

Entry Requirements

Domestic Students must:

  1. Be a minimum of 18 yrs. of age
  2. Year 12 (Higher School Certificate) or equivalent; or
  3. Certificate IV from any training package; and
  4. Access to a laptop or tablet for home and classroom use

International students must:

  1. Be a minimum of 18 yrs. of age
  2. Year 12 (Higher School Certificate) or equivalent; or
  3. Certificate IV from any training package
  4. Have an IELTS or equivalent score of 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in any band and
  5. Access to a laptop or tablet for home and classroom use

Note: Equivalent Year 12 for International Students is educational equivalent or International Baccalaureate.

Start Dates

Sydney City, Bondi, Melbourne, Darwin, Gold Coast, Byron Bay
2022 2023
January term- 24 Jan - 4 Mar (Break - 2 weeks 7 Mar - 18 Mar)
March term - 21 Mar - 29 Apr (Break -2 weeks 2 May - 13 May)
May term- 16 May - 24 Jun (Break -2 weeks 27 Jun - 8 Jul)
July term- 11 Jul - 19 Aug (Break -2 weeks 22 Aug - 2 Sep)
September term- 5 Sep - 14 Oct (Break -2 weeks 17 Oct - 28 Oct)
November term - 31 Oct - 9 Dec (Break -2 weeks 12 Dec- 20 Jan 2023)


January term- 23 Jan - 3 Mar (Break - 2 weeks 6 Mar - 17 Mar)
March term - 20 Mar - 28 Apr (Break -2 weeks 1 May - 12 May)
May term- 15 May - 23 Jun (Break -2 weeks 26 Jun - 7 Jul)
July term- 10 Jul - 18 Aug (Break -2 weeks 21 Aug - 1 Sep)
September term- 4 Sep - 13 Oct (Break -2 weeks 16 Oct - 27 Oct)
November term - 30 Oct - 8 Dec (Break -2 weeks 9 Dec- 19 Jan 2024)


Course Fees

Diploma of Leadership and Management at ihBC is an approved course for VET Student Loans.

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Further Studies

Further your studies with the Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB60420)

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