The target audience for the course is company employees aspiring for a management position, and/or current management and middle management who are looking for internal recognition an/or promotion.
The course can directly lead to further undergraduate studies or be used as a stand alone qualification to assist in the career development of students.
The Advanced Diploma This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.
Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters.
They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.
Their role may be in any industry or organisational setting.
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.
They plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.
Typically people in these roles will have considerable experience in their respective industries or vocational areas and couple an informed perspective of the specific work requirements with their managerial approaches.
The BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management requires a sound theoretical knowledge base and managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate own work and/or the work of a team.
There are no prerequisite requirements for individual units of competency.
Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
after achieving a BSB Certificate IV or Diploma or other relevant qualification/s
with vocational experience but without formal supervision or management qualification.
This breadth of expertise would equate to the competencies required to undertake this qualification.
Total number of units required = 12
4 core units
8 elective units
Elective units must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the qualification level.
Units selected from other Training Packages must not duplicate units selected from or available within the BSB Business Services Training Package
|BSBINN601||Lead and manage organisational change|
|BSBMGT605||Provide leadership across the organisation|
|BSBMGT617||Develop and implement a business plan|
|BSBDIV601||Develop and implement diversity policy|
|BSBINM601||Manage knowledge and information|
|BSBMKG609||Develop a marketing plan|
|FNSORG601||Negotiate to achieve goals and manage disputes|
|FNSORG602||Manage and develop financial systems|
|BSBMGT516||Facilitate continuous improvement|
The prescribed text is:
Management Strategies and Skills: J Dwyer and N Hopwood, McGraw Hill
Each unit workbook has formative and summative questions and assignments, that must be completed satisfactorily and submitted for the candidate to be assessed as competent.