Leadership and Management Diploma BSB51915

TAKING LEADERSHIP SKILLS TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH PRACTICAL OPERATIONAL AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS

The Diploma of Leadership and Management offers a broad spectrum of leadership and management subjects to help you develop your existing skills and prepare for a management role. Learn effective team management, quality operational planning techniques and effective people performance management. Electives allow options in risk management, sales planning and staff development, amongst other worthwhile topics.

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The Diploma of Leadership and Management is the perfect qualification to develop your leadership skills to management level.  Look at the skills to manage functional areas, set team plans and achieve team goals. In this management course you will benefit from interacting with our permanent staff of leadership and management experts who can share their experience and knowledge, as well as give you the support you need in your online course.

Subject Choices
offered under the Diploma of Leadership and Management

6 electives are required (depending on subjects chosen)

  • Effective Team Management

    Managing a team is a challenging responsibility. This subject focusses on the best strategies for building and inspiring trust within a team. It provides an insight into assessing the communication climate, applying different communication styles and overcoming communication barriers. Knowledge in ways to improve performance, build strong relationships and manage conflict within your work team is shared.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness

    • BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence

    • BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

  • Quality Planning Strategies

    This diploma level task goes beyond theory and asks learners to apply the principles of operational planning and continuous improvement in a realistic workplace scenario. Learners will carefully analyse business results to build an improved operational plan that takes into account the key elements consultation and communication, goal setting, monitoring, training, recruitment, resource procurement and embedding continuous improvement opportunities.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan

    • BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service

    • BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement

  • Manage People Performance (E)

    This hands on subject looks at the skills and knowledge required to manage the performance of staff who report to you directly. Development of key result areas and key performance indicators and standards, coupled with regular and timely coaching and feedback, provide the basis for performance management. This subject covers strategies for assigning and allocating work, establishing clear role responsibilities, and using performance counselling methods and development plans for improving performance.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBMGT502 Manage people performance

  • Prioritising Strategies (E)

    This subject provides time management strategies and planning techniques suited for setting personal and team goals and targets. The importance of goals being linked to key performance indicators of the business is examined.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development

  • Risk Management Strategies (E)

    Risk Management Strategies covers risk context and risk identification, as well as risk management processes. The subject looks into the analysis of a risk, its causes, and ways to consider risk tolerance. Strategies for controlling and treating risks, as well as reviewing and monitoring those risks, are considered.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBRSK501 Manage risk

  • Safety Management Systems (E)

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

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace

  • Recruitment Best Practice (E)

    This subject covers the recruitment process, including the many steps involved in vital pre-recruitment activities such as revising job descriptions, advertising vacancies, short-listing and interviewing. Learners are provided with an opportunity to demonstrate their interviewing skills in an interview and reference check role play.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff

  • Manage Recruitment (E)

    This subject covers the recruitment process, including the many steps involved in vital pre-recruitment activities such as revising job descriptions, advertising vacancies, short-listing and interviewing. Learners are provided with an opportunity to demonstrate their interviewing skills in an interview and reference check role play. Other topics include induction programs, consultancy, implementing policy and procedures and determining future Human Resource needs.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes

  • Sales Planning (E)

    This subject takes you through developing sales plans, budgets and KPIs, as well as achieving sales budget requirements, understanding sales management techniques, promotional activities and working with teams to implement sales plans. It includes topics such as team consultation, team motivation and mentoring as well as cost consciousness.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBSLS501 Develop a sales plan

    • BSBSLS502 Lead and manage a sales team

  • Workforce Planning (E)

    This subject defines the HR function, and explains the importance of key HR policies and procedures. The importance of ethics and HR compliance are addressed, before the subject moves to the strategic focus of Workforce Planning. In this section the process of labour demand and supply forecasting is explained, and strategies to retain and attract staff are identified and implementation processes reviewed.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning

    • BSBHRM501 Manage human resource services

  • Workplace Relations Strategies (E)

    This subject covers the National Employment Standards, Disability Discrimination and Employee Relations Management. It specifically examines conflict situations, warnings, dismissals and grievances at a policy level. An opportunity is presented to research and develop a draft IR strategy paper, including a policy and procedure for a case study. A one-on-one skills practice with your College Trainer is included for specific feedback on your grievance handling technique.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBWRK510 Manage employee relations

  • Project Management (E)

    This is a practical subject that develops knowledge and skill in the area of team management and planning control and reviews. Case studies used throughout will help you use these concepts to take a project from initiation to final implementation, as well as how the development of plans, monitoring and reviewing quality and risk.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBPMG522 Undertake project work

  • Workplace Learning Environment (E)

    Coaching and mentoring are important ways to support workplace learning. This subject has tips on coaching and mentoring skills as well as ways to provide constructive feedback. A key topic is how to evaluate coaching, professional development activities and workplace training efforts.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBLED501 Develop a workplace learning environment

  • Performance Management Systems (E)

    This subject covers Performance Management Systems including performance appraisals, recognising positive and resolving substandard performance problems, and professional development planning. Some research is required on implementation strategies across an organisation, as well as talent management, retention and disciplinary processes. Includes a practical one-on-one exercise of appraising an individual with your Training Manager for specific feedback on your technique.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBHRM512 Develop and manage performance management processes

  • Sustainability Policy and Strategies (E)

    Businesses are now, more than ever, focused on achieving improvements in sustainability practices. Learn to develop and implement a workplace sustainability policy and to modify the policy to suit changed circumstances. Sustainability is an essential business tool for achieving cost savings as well as meeting social responsibilities.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

  • Manage Meetings (E)

    In this subject you learn what constitutes a meeting and includes types of meetings, different ways to hold meetings and their structure. You will also cover how to organise meetings, formal meeting procedures, the preparation of minutes and agendas and the art of participation, as well as legal and ethical requirements surrounding meetings.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBADM502 Manage meetings

Course Fees

Quality Education at a Fair Price

$

2,530

* - $

6,600



Course Duration

18 months is allowed as the standard part time enrolment term for the Diploma online TAFE level course in Leadership and Management.

Students who are able to commit more time to their course can finish earlier; while Traineeship terms may be longer.

Entry Requirements

for the Diploma of Leadership and Management

  • Reading and Writing Skills
    The Diploma of Leadership and Management is an on-line correspondence course so you need to have strong English reading and writing skills, or higher. As a guide - you should have completed a formal course after having completed Year 12 schooling, or have proven workplace written communication skills.
  • Spoken English Skills
    The course has practical components where students will be required to demonstrate persuasive verbal communication and rapport building skills. Above average to strong spoken English skills are necessary to complete these components successfully.
  • Numeracy Skills
    Numeracy skills are only required to a basic level eg calculations with calculators.
  • Computer and Internet
    • Access to a Desktop Computer or Laptop
    • Internet access with Internet Explorer 8+, Chrome or Firefox
    • Microsoft Office 2010 Word and Subject specific Office products for chosen electives (ie Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher)
  • Other
    • Ability to study and conduct assessments in a safe environment

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  • “ These qualifications all helped me both in skill and confidence to gain a promotion at work. I have stepped out of my comfort zone and really enjoying the challenge of my new role. ” Shiree B
  • “ I would like to thank the staff at ACCM for their ongoing support while I struggled to juggle work and study! It was hard work but the satisfaction of completing the diploma makes it well worth the effort. I have found the  content of the Diploma in Leadership and Management to be relevant and am already practicing my new found skills in my current role. ” Kelly E

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