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 the students.
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts and
reflects the role of individuals who are engaged to manage the work of others or to add value to or review management practices.
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 BSB51915 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 other relevant qualification/s
with vocational experience but without formal supervision or management qualification.
Examples of indicative job roles for candidates seeking entry based upon their vocational experience include:
This breadth of expertise would equate to the competencies required to undertake this qualification.
After achieving the BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management, candidates may undertake the BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management, or a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications.
Total number of units required = 12
4 core 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 BSB07 Business Services Training Package.
|BSBLDR501||Develop and use emotional intelligence|
|BSBMGT517||Manage operational plan|
|BSBLDR502||Lead and manage effective workplace relationships|
|BSBWOR502||Lead and manage team effectiveness|
4 units must be selected from Group A below
up to 4 units from the list of units below – Group A or Group B
up to 2 elective units from the BSB package, 1 elective from any training package
|BSBCUS501||Manage quality customer service|
|BSBFIM501||Manage budgets and financial plans|
|BSBMGT502||Manage people performance|
|BSBMGT516||Facilitate continuous improvement|
|BSBWOR501||Manage personal work priorities and professional development|
|BSBMGT515||Manage operational plan|
|BSBHRM506||Manage recruit select and induct staff|
Assessment will be comprised of use of either assignments, discussion (question and answer and role plays), on the job practical experience, workbook q+a and tests where a minimum 60% pass mark is required, CV (RPL), references (RPL), role play and/or simulation, research, projects, interview and case studies etc or a combination of the above dependant upon the applicants situation.
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.