Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership

BSB80320 CRICOS 106540B
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 course is an advanced level qualification aimed at individuals seeking to further develop core management competencies with a focus on strategic management, leadership, business and ICT analysis. Individuals at this level make high level autonomous decisions and use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions in varied contexts. They have full responsibility and accountability for personal outputs and for the work or function of others.

 

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Small Business Manager
  • Director
  • Managing Director

Course Units

Units
1

BSBLDR811 - Lead strategic transformation

Lead strategic transformation.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and lead organisational transformation and learning for strategic outcomes. It covers leading transformational practices, cultivating collaborative practices, completing ongoing professional development and providing strategic leadership in a dynamic context.

The unit applies to those who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

2

BSBSTR802 - Lead strategic planning processes for an organisation

Lead strategic planning processes for an organisation.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead the development of high-level strategic plans that serve the vision and mission of an organisation. It addresses analysing the environment, identifying risks and opportunities, planning staffing requirements, succession planning, and establishing and monitoring financial and non-financial performance indicators. Leadership skills are applied in order to engage people with the organisation’s vision and goals and in developing and implementing the plan.

The unit applies to senior managers and business owners who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

3

BSBHRM615 - Contribute to the development of diversity and inclusion strategies

Contribute to the development of diversity and inclusion strategies.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the development of diversity and inclusion strategies for an organisation. This includes developing objectives and strategies as well as monitoring and evaluating trends and processes.
It focuses on making provision for inclusivity to ensure that training, employment and promotional opportunities are provided to all cohorts to actively leverage diversity in the workplace.

The unit applies to individuals who assess factors that may affect the supply of workers; align workforce objectives with organisational plans; and design strategies to ensure a competent, diverse and inclusive workforce is available to meet anticipated changes.

4

BSBTEC601 - Review organisational digital strategy

Review organisational digital strategy.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to review an organisation’s digital strategy and assess whether it is fulfilling its objectives according to relevant performance indicators.

The unit applies to individuals who are responsible for reviewing the operation and effectiveness of an organisation’s digital strategy to ensure the strategy remains according to organisation’s objectives.

5

BSBLDR812 - Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships

Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish collaborative partnerships and relationships with business and industry stakeholders. This unit covers communicating to influence others, cultivating new and existing partnerships, establishing positive collaborative relationships, leading the establishment of a partnership program and establishing reporting mechanisms.

The unit applies to people who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

6

BSBLDR813 - Lead and influence ethical practice

Lead and influence ethical practice.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply ethical leadership and take responsibility for influencing ethical practice. It addresses establishing ethical standards, applying ethical practice into the organisation’s culture and processes and promoting ethical leadership and decision making at all levels of the organisation.

The unit applies to people who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

7

BSBPMG810 - Prioritise projects and programs

Prioritise projects and programs.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prioritise projects and programs within a portfolio. It covers the identification, strategic alignment and setting of priorities at the portfolio level.
A portfolio is the centralised management of one or more portfolios of projects, which includes identifying, prioritising, authorising, managing and controlling projects, programs and other related work, to achieve specific strategic business objectives.

The unit applies to individuals who operate at the strategic level within the organisation. Unlike projects or programs, a portfolio does not have a finite life, instead it is a continuous process and requires regular tending to ensure the portfolio remains in balance and is consistent with the strategic objectives of the organisation.

8

BSBSTR801 - Lead innovative thinking and practice

Lead innovative thinking and practice.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to generate, lead and sustain innovative organisational thinking and practice.

The unit applies to individuals who initiate and lead innovation in any industry or community context. Each organisation’s thinking and practice will be different depending on its core business, purpose, size, complexity and broader operating context.

1

BSBLDR811 - Lead strategic transformation

Lead strategic transformation.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and lead organisational transformation and learning for strategic outcomes. It covers leading transformational practices, cultivating collaborative practices, completing ongoing professional development and providing strategic leadership in a dynamic context.

The unit applies to those who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

2

BSBSTR802 - Lead strategic planning processes for an organisation

Lead strategic planning processes for an organisation.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead the development of high-level strategic plans that serve the vision and mission of an organisation. It addresses analysing the environment, identifying risks and opportunities, planning staffing requirements, succession planning, and establishing and monitoring financial and non-financial performance indicators. Leadership skills are applied in order to engage people with the organisation’s vision and goals and in developing and implementing the plan.

The unit applies to senior managers and business owners who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

3

BSBHRM615 - Contribute to the development of diversity and inclusion strategies

Contribute to the development of diversity and inclusion strategies.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the development of diversity and inclusion strategies for an organisation. This includes developing objectives and strategies as well as monitoring and evaluating trends and processes.
It focuses on making provision for inclusivity to ensure that training, employment and promotional opportunities are provided to all cohorts to actively leverage diversity in the workplace.

The unit applies to individuals who assess factors that may affect the supply of workers; align workforce objectives with organisational plans; and design strategies to ensure a competent, diverse and inclusive workforce is available to meet anticipated changes.

4

BSBTEC601 - Review organisational digital strategy

Review organisational digital strategy.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to review an organisation’s digital strategy and assess whether it is fulfilling its objectives according to relevant performance indicators.

The unit applies to individuals who are responsible for reviewing the operation and effectiveness of an organisation’s digital strategy to ensure the strategy remains according to organisation’s objectives.

5

BSBLDR812 - Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships

Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish collaborative partnerships and relationships with business and industry stakeholders. This unit covers communicating to influence others, cultivating new and existing partnerships, establishing positive collaborative relationships, leading the establishment of a partnership program and establishing reporting mechanisms.

The unit applies to people who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

6

BSBLDR813 - Lead and influence ethical practice

Lead and influence ethical practice.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply ethical leadership and take responsibility for influencing ethical practice. It addresses establishing ethical standards, applying ethical practice into the organisation’s culture and processes and promoting ethical leadership and decision making at all levels of the organisation.

The unit applies to people who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

7

BSBPMG810 - Prioritise projects and programs

Prioritise projects and programs.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prioritise projects and programs within a portfolio. It covers the identification, strategic alignment and setting of priorities at the portfolio level.
A portfolio is the centralised management of one or more portfolios of projects, which includes identifying, prioritising, authorising, managing and controlling projects, programs and other related work, to achieve specific strategic business objectives.

The unit applies to individuals who operate at the strategic level within the organisation. Unlike projects or programs, a portfolio does not have a finite life, instead it is a continuous process and requires regular tending to ensure the portfolio remains in balance and is consistent with the strategic objectives of the organisation.

8

BSBSTR801 - Lead innovative thinking and practice

Lead innovative thinking and practice.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to generate, lead and sustain innovative organisational thinking and practice.

The unit applies to individuals who initiate and lead innovation in any industry or community context. Each organisation’s thinking and practice will be different depending on its core business, purpose, size, complexity and broader operating context.

Study Mode

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. Have:
  • A Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in related fields of study and 3 years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of project or program leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise, or
  • A Bachelor degree in related fields of study and 2 years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of project or program leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise, or
  • Five years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.
  1. Access to a laptop or tablet for home and classroom use.

International Students must:

  1. Be a minimum of 18 yrs of age
  2. Have:
  • A Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in related fields of study and 3 years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of project or program leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise, or
  • A Bachelor degree in related fields of study and 2 years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of project or program leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise, or
  • Five years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.
  1. Have an IELTS or equivalent score of 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in any band and
  2. Access to a laptop or tablet for home and classroom use.

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

Domestic Fees

International Fees

Further Studies

Further your studies with an Associate Degree in Universities.

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