Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915)

Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915)

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This course will train you to develop a project plan, manage budgets and seek opportunities for further business improvement. You will gain knowledge on how to liaise with stakeholders and ensure team effectiveness.

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Diploma of Leadership and Management

Diploma of Leadership and Management reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements.

> Course accreditation

This course is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

> Entry requirements

  • Be 18 years or older;
  • LLN – This is an on-line correspondence course so you need to have basic English reading and writing skills, or higher. As such, entry to the course requires English proficiency equivalent to Australian Year 10 evel, a NRT or Trade qualification at the Certificate II level or higher, or 2 years of industry work experience. Numeracy are required to a basic level e.g. calculations with calculators.
  • To give yourself the best chance of success in the Diploma of Leadership & Management it is recommended that you have completed a Certificate IV level qualification or equivalent.

> Resources required

You will need access to a computer and the internet to complete this course.

Once enrolled, you will be emailed your login details to the learning management system. You can then access your course materials immediately.

In addition, the following software and hardware may be required depending on subjects being undertaken:

  • Broadband Internet Connection
  • Internet explorer version 6 or above, Mozilla Firefox, Chrome
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or later
  • Minimum 2GB of Ram
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive
  • Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
  • You will also need access to a phone, printer, photocopier and scanner
  • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher
  • Camera (Optional)

Specific requirements for Mac OS users:

  • Mac OS X v 10.5 or higher (Mac OS X v 10.6 or higher is recommended)
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster Intel processor (2GHz or faster recommended)

Specific requirements for Windows users:

  • Microsoft Windows XP or higher (Windows 7 or higher is recommended)
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor (2GHz or faster recommended)

> Course delivery

  • Online learning – Self Paced
    • Your training program is delivered via online self-paced learning. Candidates are guided through the program with the assistance self-instructed learning materials, and online support from a Workforce Training & Development trainer/assessor.
  • RPL
    • A formal online process for recognising skills and knowledge, RPL takes into account previous studies you may have completed as well as life and work experiences. You may be granted credits or exemptions for some units in this course.
  • Face to Face (by arrangement only)
    • The training program can be delivered to groups via face to face classroom delivery. As a part of the group you will be guided through the program by a Workforce Training & Development Trainer.

> Course duration

  • Online learning – Self Paced
    • As the course is online and self-paced, completion rate is at the learner’s discretion. However, learner should aim to complete one unit per month with a total completion time limit of 6 months.
      An extension can be purchased should further time be required to complete the qualification at an extension fee of AU$ 150 per month or AU$ 350 for 3 months.
      Recommended hrs of study is 15 to 18 hrs per week.
      Where the learner cohort consists of new entrants or inexperienced workers, they may require a longer timeframe of 23 hrs or more per week.
  • RPL
    • As the RPL is online and self-paced, completion rate is at the learner’s discretion. However, learner should aim to complete within 7 months. An extension can be purchased should further time be required to complete the qualification at an extension fee of AU$ 150 per month or AU$ 350 for 3 months.
  • Face to Face (by arrangement only)
    • As per arrangement.

> Course subject/units

To achieve BSB51915 - Diploma of Leadership and Management, 12 units must be successfully completed: (6 of which is a Core unit).

Prerequisite Units

  1. BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development.
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create systems and process to organise information and prioritise tasks. It applies to individuals working in managerial positions who have excellent organisational skills. The work ethic of individuals in this role has a significant impact on the work culture and patterns of behaviour of others as managers at this level are role models in their work environment.

  2. BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence (C)
    This unit covers the development and use of emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management in the context of the workplace.

  3. BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to lead and manage continuous improvement systems and processes. Particular emphasis is on the development of systems and the analysis of information to monitor and adjust performance strategies, and to manage opportunities for further improvements.

  4. BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships (C)
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage effective workplace relationships. It applies to individuals in leadership or management who have a prominent role in establishing and managing processes and procedures to support workplace relationships taking into account the organisation’s values, goals and cultural diversity.

  5. BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop strategies to manage organisational systems that ensure products and services are delivered and maintained to standards agreed by the organisation.

  6. BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management within a work team in an organisation. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches, supporting team members whose role involves aspects of financial operations, monitoring and controlling finances and reviewing and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes.

  7. BSBLDR503 Communicate with influence
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to present and negotiate persuasively, lead and participate in meetings and make presentations to customers, clients and others. It applies to individuals who use specialised knowledge and analytical skills to ensure organisational policy, compliance and quality requirements are met.

  8. BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects.

  9. BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness (C)
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation.

  10. BSBRSK501 Manage risk
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage risks in a range of contexts across the organisation or for a specific business unit or area.

  11. BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage the performance of staff who report to them 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.

  12. BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan (C)
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor implementation of the operational plan to provide efficient and effective workplace practices within the organisation’s productivity and profitability plans.

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> Course materials

You will be provided access to learning materials including:

  • Learners Guide
  • Learners additional resources
  • Videos
  • Website Links
  • Revision Quizzes
  • Assessments
  • Additional assessment resources

> Payment options

  • PAY UPFRONT: You have the option to pay course fees upfront utilising either credit card payment or through PayPal.
  • PAYMENT PLAN: Alternatively, you have the option of full upfront payment or 50% payment upfront with the balance paid on completion of the course.

> Refund Policy

  • Students who notify to cancel their enrolment within 5 days of commencement of course/unit and the resources are not downloaded from our Learning Management System can get a full refund however an administration enrolment fee of $250 will be retained.
  • Students who notify to cancel their enrolment after 5 days of commencement of course/unit and prior to 1 month will receive a refund of 75% of course fees excluding the enrolment fee of AU$250.
  • Students who cancel their enrolment after 1-month of the commencement of training program has commenced will not be entitled to a refund of fees of any fees paid in advance.

    The amount retained by Workforce Training & Development is required to cover the costs of staff and resources which will have already been committed based on the student’s initial intention to undertake the training.

> Assessment

To successfully complete the course, you will be required to complete a range of assessment activities to test

  • General
  • Specific and
  • Performance based knowledge

Assessment may take the form of written, oral questioning, case studies, workplace observations, or third party reports.

Assessment is used to provide candidates with feedback on their progress and to measure their skills and knowledge against the training qualification requirements and those of the industry.

> Training Outcome

Candidates successfully completing the course will receive a Diploma of Leadership and Management. Candidates who partially complete the course will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units of competency that they have successfully completed.

> Potential career opportunities

  • Business Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Department Manager
  • Operations / Facilities Manager
  • Store Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • Branch Manager
  • Production Manager