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Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

Confident Businessman
Advanced Diploma of
Leadership and Management 

The Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management is the perfect course for potential and aspiring leaders, as well as
existing leaders and managers who want to augment their leadership and management skill sets. Key concepts such as leadership, change management, critical thinking, business planning, and innovation are addressed in this course.


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.

Participants will benefit from a holistic and comprehensive learning programme, designed to impart practical skills and knowledge.  Training and assessment is practical, realistic and relevant, and directly applicable to any workplace and industry.  Sessions are supported by learning materials, readings and intensive coaching and mentoring by facilitators, as well as online, email and phone support. 

The course covers ten (10) units of competency, five (5) core units and five (5) elective units.  Units are drawn from the following:

CORE UNITS (5 units)

BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving

BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change

BSBLDR602 Provide leadership across the organisation

BSBOPS601 Develop and implement strategic plans

BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement

ELECTIVES (Choose 5 units from below)

BSBHRM613 Contribute to the development of learning and development strategies
BSBHRM614 Contribute to strategic workforce planning

BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development

BSBPMG633 Provide leadership for the program

BSBSTR602 Develop organisational strategies

BSBSTR801 Lead innovative thinking and practice

BSBSUS601 Lead corporate social responsibility

BSBTEC601 Review organisational digital strategy

All sessions are supported by learning materials, readings and intensive coaching and mentoring by facilitators, as well as online, email and phone support.


Programme Overview

  • BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

  • Duration: 1-3 years (part-time) 

  • Description: A guided programme of learning to suit both aspiring and established leaders and managers.

  • Accreditation: Level 6 on the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Who should attend?

  • Potential and future leaders and managers;

  • Those in leadership, management and supervisory positions wishing to augment their skills;

  • Business owners;

  • Those who wish to develop a leadership and management mindset.

Entry Requirements

Candidates may enter the qualification through a number of entry points demonstrating potential to undertake study at advanced diploma level, with either:

  • A Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package

  • Two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise.

Benefits of the Programme

  • Candidates for the Advanced Diploma of  Leadership and Management will benefit from a unique programme which has been especially tailored to maximise benefits and learning for participants. 

  • Throughout the programme, participants are provided with practical tools and guides that are directly applicable to real life and can easily be employed after the programme is completed.  

Learning tools and methodology

Blended delivery with a combination of online, face to face and distance training (as applicable). Methodologies include coaching and mentoring, workshops, learning activities, discussions, and social media. Learning is supported by independent research and a range of practical activities.


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