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Diploma of Leadership & Management (BSB51915) online

Course Code BSB51915

Accreditation Nationally Recognised

Study Mode 100% Online

Course Duration Maximum 24 months

Study the Diploma of Leadership & Management online

Develop your leadership potential and gain invaluable management skills that will get you ready to lead your teams more efficiently and effectively. From accountability and risk management, performance management and optimisation through to target setting and creating strategies to meet and exceed KPIs, you’ll earn the skills and confidence to excel in your career and drive your team toward success.

With workplace-based assessments and course content designed for around the modern working environment, we strive to get you job-ready, competent, confident and qualified to succeed in your management career.

100% online, self-paced study

  • Study how long you want, when you want
  • Fit your study time around your lifestyle
  • No need to attend scheduled classes or tutorials
  • No strict or unreasonable deadlines to meet
  • Flexibility to study smarter
  • Freedom to live harder

Course Details

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 hand-picked electives).

 Unit CodeUnit Title
CORE UNITSBSBLDR501Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBMGT517Manage operational plan
BSBLDR502Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBWOR502Lead and manage team effectiveness
ELECTIVE UNITSBSBLDR503Communicate with influence
BSBMGT502Manage People Performance
BSBWHS501Ensure a Safe Workplace
BSBCUS501Manage quality customer service
BSBHRM405Support the recruitment, selection and induction staff
BSBWRK510Manage people performance
BSBWRK510Manage employee relations
BSBFIM501Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBWOR501Manage Personal Work Priorities and Professional Development

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 3-6 Months with a full-time (around 15-20hrs per week) study load or in 12-18 Months on a part-time study load (around 6hrs per week), but we allow a 24-month standard course enrolment duration, depending on circumstances.

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 and your readiness to proceed to the next unit
  • You receive a personal learning plan and regular feedback and personal assistance from our experienced facilitators
  • Learning occurs on the job and you are able to apply your knowledge real time 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.

No formal prerequisite study requirements

In order to succeed in our online qualifications, prospective students will need to have competency with English language, literacy and numeracy skills. This usually means we require either completion or Year 12 or completion of a language, literacy and numeracy test to ensure you have the foundation skills to commence study with us online.

There is no formal prerequisite study required to enter this qualification however, it is recommended that individuals have relevant industry experience to assist with the learning application required for this course. This may have been obtained through formal and informal training, work experience and/or life experience.

Please refer to the student handbook for full details of the entry level requirements procedure.

Recognised Diploma qualifications allow you to advance into Higher Education

Possible Higher Education pathways for the online Management Diploma include:

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

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 your to get unit credits for competencies you have already demonstrated so you can get qualified quicker.

Learn more about Recognition of Prior Learning here or contact us to see what you might qualify for.
If you’re not sure if you can get the required materials to RPL but you know the theory back-to-front, you may also be eligible to fast-track your qualification. Contact us to find out more.

CAL Offer flexible payment plans to suit any budget

At The College for Adult Learning, we understand that not all students are in a position to pay for their studies Upfront. For this reason we offer flexible weekly or monthly payment plans that can suit any lifestyle or budget.

Payment PlanPayment AmountPayment Plan LengthTotal Amount Paid
Full Payment Upfront$2995One Payment$2995
3 Monthly Payments$10303 Months$3090
6 Monthly Payments$5306 Months$3180
12 Monthly Payments$28012 Months$3360
52 Weekly Payments$6512 Months$3380
18 Monthly Payments$19018 Months$3420
78 Weekly Payments$4418 Months$3432

FEE-HELP and VET Loans

In order to maintain the high quality training we’re so proud of, we are not affiliated with the providers of VET Loans and FEE-HELP schemes and remain a Fee For Service provider.
We understand the financial pressure and concerns that come with undertaking study, so we keep our prices highly competitive and offer flexible payment plans to suit all budgets and lifestyles.

Don’t hesitate to contact us on 1300 907 870 to discuss a flexible plan that suits your budget

Course Outcomes

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.

Invest in your career with a qualification

Investing in yourself is the greatest investment you can make. Leadership & Management as a profession is evolving to allow for and encourage a strategic and innovative mindset to drive performance and productivity in businesses. The key to a higher paying, respected position is a recognised qualification like the Diploma of Leadership & Management online.

  • Median salary of $81,000 for mid-career Business Managers *
  • Reported salaries of around $98,000 for experienced Business Managers *
  • The broad nature of management means that qualified leaders have strong career prospects across a range of sectors

Career Pathways

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 *)

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

This course aims to hone your skills and help shape you to become a competent, confident and qualified modern Leader.

Excel in your Management career with a nationally recognised qualification

The diploma course is designed by experienced facilitators with qualifications in Practice Management, HR Management, Business Management and Education.
We deliver a wide range of electives that have been designed in consultation with experienced professionals to be relevant to real workplace needs along with the right mix of interactive tutorials, meaningful course content and workplace-based assessments.

Get ahead in your career with:

  • A fast track for potential promotion
  • Better salary prospects
  • Industry respect and acknowledgement
  • Knowledge and impact within a respected and growing sector
  • The security of a credible, nationally recognised qualification
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