The Diploma of Leadership and Management delivers a broad spectrum of leadership and management learning 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.
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Please note that subjects and specific units of competency on offer will vary and may change during your enrolment
Elective subjects may apply and will be determined during the induction process
Communication and good decision making are essential skills for senior employees and those in leadership roles. This subject focuses on the skills required to make and communicate sound business decisions. Active listening, critical and creative thinking, problem solving and using workplace data lead directly into how to best communicate results to your stakeholders. In addition this subject looks at your responsibilities to develop and role model these skills.
The need to build positive workplace relationships applies to team leaders, supervisors and new or emerging managers where leadership plays a role in developing and maintaining effective workplace relationships. A range of skills and knowledge is required by leaders to promote team cohesion. It includes motivating, mentoring, coaching and developing the team and forming the bridge between the management of the organisation and team members. High level and influential communication skills are also critical.
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. Students are required to video simulated role plays.
The skills and knowledge required to run a business operation such as a business unit and the steps required to develop and implement an operational plan are covered in this subject. A key element is the requirement to develop and revise budgets and have a financial plan that supports the operational plan. Integrated into this are the techniques behind operational planning to ensure the effective recruitment and management of staff.
Professional development is an important aspect of career and personal development. It looks as the skills, knowledge and attributes you need. Being able to organise personal work priorities is an essential job skill. Learn how to set and meet work priorities through time management and planning your work schedule. Skills to identify potential problems and prevent stress in the workplace are also covered. A professional development plan is developed as a key component of this subject.
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2,530* - $
18 months is allowed as the standard part time enrolment term for the Diploma of Leadership and Management course.
Students who are able to commit more time to their course can finish earlier; while Traineeship terms may be longer.
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Traineeships combine time at work with training, and can be full-time, part-time or school-based. Trainees must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident visa holder. Each state determines what subsidised training is available for your trainees in that state.
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