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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6 electives are required (depending on subjects chosen)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This subject covers the National Employment Standards, Disability Discrimination and Employee Relations Management. 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.
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.
This subject looks at the skills and knowledge required to develop and facilitate a workplace learning culture through training strategies and support systems. In this subject, you will be learn to: analyse the training needs of an organisation; develop learning plans; determine suitable strategies for training; identify ways to develop a learning culture and show that you can collaborate with others to ensure success.
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.
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.
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. You are required to arrange a remote meeting as the practical component of this subject.
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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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