BSB51918

Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51918) Online

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Develop your leadership skills

Get the most out of your people through effective leadership. The Diploma of Leadership and Management online will help you develop your emotional intelligence, foster positive workplace relationships and learn how to communicate with influence. Learn successful strategies for performance management and optimisation, supporting recruitment, delivering financial plans and effectively implementing change management processes.

Conveniently study at your own pace, with a generous 24-month enrolment period and no scheduled tutorials to attend.

Partnering with our Learning Coaches for one-on-one support, we’ll guide you through the course and provide you with the keys to your own success.

Get started today and try us out risk-free for 30 days*.

  • 100% online, self-paced study,
  • Study for how long you want, when you want,
  • Fit your study time around your lifestyle – not the other way around,
  • No need to attend scheduled classes or tutorials,
  • No strict or unreasonable deadlines to meet,
  • Payment plans that can be tailored to your budget,
  • Generous 24-month enrolment period, with free course extension and deferral options.

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualification Framework

TIMEFRAME

Part-Time: Approx. 16-18 months
Full-Time: Approx. 12 months

Generous 24-month enrolment period

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Flexible Plans: Starting from just $44/wk
Upfront Discount: Only $2995*

Save up to 12.7%** when you pay a $1495 upfront deposit

UNITS

Core: 4 Core Units
Elective: 8 Hand-selected Units

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Course Details

Units

Get job-ready with industry relevant units designed to help you succeed

As a result of completing your online Diploma of Leadership & Management, you’ll be able to confidently apply a range of core people management skills and strategies, based on the following accredited units of competency:

There are 12 required units of competency (4 core units + 8 electives).

CORE
CODE PROGRAM
BSBLDR511 Develop and Use Emotional Intelligence
BSBMGT517 Manage Operational Plan
BSBLDR502 Lead and Manage Effective Workplace Relationships
BSBWOR502 Lead and Manage Team Effectiveness
ELECTIVE UNITS
CODE PROGRAM
BSBLDR513 Communicate with Influence
BSBMGT502 Manage People Performance
BSBWHS501 Ensure a Safe Workplace
BSBCUS501 Manage Quality Customer Service
BSBWRK520 Manage Employee Relations
BSBFIM501 Manage Budgets and Financial Plans
BSBWOR501 Manage Personal Work Priorities and Professional Development
BSBINN601 Lead and Manage Organisational Change
BSBPMG522 Undertake Project Work
BSBHRM513 Manage Workforce Planning

Duration

Our courses are 100% online and are self-paced.

This means you can choose to study on a more intense time schedule, or just fit it around your lifestyle when you can.
The course can be completed in as little as 12 months with a full-time study load or in 16-18 months on a part-time study load, but we allow a generous 24-month standard course enrolment duration.

We provide engaging tutorials, industry-relevant assessments and work-ready learning outcomes.

  • Complete the course your way – at your own time, pace and convenience
  • You win from the start with no classes, no rush hour dash or parking hassles
  • Tutorials are easily navigated and the order can be adapted to your priorities
  • Unit quizzes serve to demonstrate knowledge obtained
  • You receive a personal learning plan and regular feedback and personal assistance from our experienced facilitators
  • Learning occurs on the job and you can apply your knowledge while you study for immediate results

Depending on your current skills and amount of experience you have, you may qualify for Recognition of Prior Learning and be eligible for course acceleration.

Study Pathways

Get ahead in your career

Possible Higher Education pathways for the online Leadership & Management Diploma include:

  • The Graduate Certificate in Leadership Diversity
  • The Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership

Entry & Study Requirements

There are no formal prerequisite study requirements.

In order to succeed in our online qualifications, our students are required to:

  • Be 18 years or older at the time of registration
  • Demonstrate the required level of competency in English language, literacy and numeracy skills

The required level of competency in English language, literacy and numeracy skills for Diploma and Certificate IV qualifications is ACSF Level 3.

To ensure you have the ACSF skills necessary to commence study with us, you may be required to completed a language, literacy and numeracy test if English is not your first language and you do not hold any nationally recognised Australian qualifications.

Upon enrolment, all students will also be assessed over time by their learning coach for their language, literacy and numeracy skills. Where these levels fall below the requisite ACSF standard for the qualification, the coach will advise the student of the remedial options open to them. This may involve additional support or withdrawal of enrolment and refund of fees paid.

While there is no formal prerequisite study required to enter this qualification, it is beneficial for students to have some relevant industry experience to assist with the learning application required for this course. This may have been obtained through formal and/or informal training, work experience and life experience.

Please refer to the relevant CAL Policies and the Student Handbook for full details of the entry-level requirements procedure.

Technical Requirements

You will need regular access to a laptop, desktop computer or another device with the following:

  • An adequate and reliable internet connection
  • At least the equivalent of Microsoft Office, with word-processing capabilities and spreadsheets (eg: Google Docs, iWork, etc)
  • A PDF Reader installed
Recognition of Prior Learning

Get credit for demonstrated skills and knowledge

If you have extensive experience in the industry with a high level of knowledge, competency and ability, you may be eligible for RPL.
This process may enable you to get unit credits for competencies you’ve already demonstrated so you can fast-track your qualification.

Learn more about Recognition of Prior Learning here or contact us to see what you might qualify for.

Fees & Payment Options
  • 70.4%

    % of managers with at least a Diploma qualification

The wealth of knowledge Michael had was fantastic. I feel I will be supported throughout the program.

Michael Van Langenberg

It covered all topics. Talent management, operations, leadership and metrics. Great overview issues in work place discussion. Great output.

Lenny Ewers

Inspiring that I’m on the right track. This course will benefit me personally and my organization overall.

Dawn Penney

Very practical and useful information that is directly related to the workplace.

Angela Henderson

As the course has progressed it has really increased my knowledge and improved my confidence in the workplace!

Sarah West

In an interview, the panel were interested in my history of people management and delivering high quality customer service. They noted that my formal study in this area reflected my suitability for this position.

Jenny Culver

Course Outcomes

Nationally Accredited Qualification

Get a nationally recognised and respected qualification

Adding a nationally accredited qualification to your arsenal will show potential employers that you’re serious about succeeding in your management career.

You’ll study standardised, industry-relevant units that will encourage you to apply your knowledge and learning into real world situations and gain real, job-ready skills.
Awarded by the Australian Government, this Leadership & Management Diploma is recognised and respected nationally so there’s nothing left standing in your road to success.

  • The diploma course is designed by MBA experienced facilitators with undergraduate and post graduate qualifications in HR Management, Business Management and Education.
  • Practical applications and assessments based on workplace evidence.
  • A wide range of electives that have been designed in consultation with experienced managers to be relevant to real workplace needs.
  • A qualification you can trust.

Career Opportunities

Invest in your career with a qualification

With a strong foundation in leadership and managerial skills, the most common career advancement pathways for qualified managers are:

  • Team Leaders (Median salary of $66,662 *)
  • Business Manager (Median salary of $77,743 *)
  • Operations Manager (Median salary of $83,116 *)
  • Services Team Leader (Median salary of $90,000 *)
  • General Manager (Median salary of $111,504 *)

In-Demand Skills for a General Manager

Essential skills for the modern Manager

This course will challenge you, make you think and take you beyond the old fashioned paradigm of Management being about problem-solving and dictating tasks. You will enter into the new, exciting and stimulating world of the modern professional and gain the know-how to lead your team efficiently and effectively.

The modern workplace now actively seeks out and rewards managers that are not afraid to lead, motivate and inspire their workforce; who embrace the internet and social media; who expect connectivity and interaction; and who can set themselves apart from the crowd. The role of a manager has undergone radical changes to truly embrace leadership as a core component of the role.
At CAL, we aim to equip students will the skills they need to excel at modern leadership, including:

  • Confidence and leadership skills to support, lead and inspire your team
  • Drive for innovation to help your team’s performance meet targets
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with and motivate your team
  • Empathy and emotional intelligence skills to nurture relationships with stakeholders
  • Organisation and prioritisation to efficiently carry out duties
  • Performance management know-how to get the best output from teams

Team Leader
$66,000
General Manager
$139,000
Office Manager
$79,000


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