This course is specifically designed for people who are looking to advance within the Leadership and Management sector. This qualification prepares students for leadership and management roles in variety of business contexts. The course aims to help students to develop their communication skills and gain knowledge in managing teams, work relationships as well as workplace learning. It will also help students develop to use their initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring own workload as well as the workload of others. Possible job roles include departmental manager, Business unit manager and team leader. Our Nationally Recognised Diploma of Leadership and Management Qualification will allow you to advance within your career and provide you with the skills, knowledge and confidence, to lead and manage teams within the workplace.
Course Entry Requirements
All applicants must be minimum age of 18 years old.
Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent and/or Certificate IV in a related field
LELTS 5.5 or higher with a minimum score of 5.0 in each band OR equivalent OR
Successful completion of English (Upper Intermediate Level) at BIC English or at other approved providers
ACHBM conducts pre-enrolment needs analysis to best tailor the course and support services to all the candidates. A pre-enrolment interview may also be required.
- Total number of units is 12
- 4 core units
- 8 elective units
Units description of BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management
Develop & use emotional intelligence (Core)
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. It applies to managers who identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources and who deal with unpredictable problems. They use initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, evaluate and co-ordinate the work of teams.
Manage operational plan (Core)
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. Management at a strategic level requires systems and procedures to be developed and implemented to facilitate the organisation’s operational plan. This unit applies to individuals who manage the work of others and operate within the parameters of a broader strategic and/or business plan.
Lead and manage effective workplace relationships (Core)
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. At this level work will normally be carried out within complex and diverse methods and procedures, which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies.
Lead and manage team effectiveness (Core)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation. It applies to individuals working at a managerial level who facilitate work teams and build a positive culture within their work teams. At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures requiring the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies.
Manage people performance (Elective)
This unit describes the 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. It applies to individuals who manage people. It covers work allocation and the methods to review performance, reward excellence and provide feedback where there is a need for improvement. The unit makes the link between performance management and performance development, and reinforces both functions as a key requirement for effective managers.
Facilitate continuous improvement (Elective)
This unit describes the 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. It applies to individuals who take an active role in managing a continuous improvement process in order to achieve an organisation’s objectives. At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem-solving and decision-making strategies.
Manage an information or knowledge management system (Elective)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise training for others for an information or knowledge management system and to manage the use of the system. It applies to individuals who are responsible for seeing that key information and corporate knowledge are retained, accessible to others and improve business outcomes. The unit applies to information or knowledge management systems which comprise policies, protocols, procedures and practices to manage information or knowledge within the organisation and among relevant stakeholders.
Undertake project work (Elective)
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. This unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project. The unit does not apply to specialist project managers. For specialist project managers, the other units of competency in the project management field (BSBPMG) will be applicable.
Manage meetings (Elective)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage a range of meetings including overseeing the meeting preparation processes, chairing meetings, organising the minutes and reporting meeting outcomes. It applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who are required to organise and manage meetings within their workplace, including conducting or managing administrative tasks in providing agendas and meeting material. They may work as senior administrative staff or may be individuals with responsibility for conducting and chairing meetings in the workplace.
Manage personal work priorities and professional development (Elective)
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.
Develop a workplace learning environment (Elective)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to encourage and support the development of a learning environment in which work and learning come together. Particular emphasis is on the development of strategies to facilitate and promote learning and to monitor and improve learning performance. It applies to individuals who have a prominent role in encouraging, supporting and facilitating the development of a learning environment in which work and learning come together. At this level work will normally be carried out within complex and diverse methods and procedures, which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies.
Manage recruitment selection and induction processes (Elective)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage all aspects of recruitment selection and induction processes in accordance with organisational policies and procedures. It applies to individuals or human resource personnel who take responsibility for managing aspects of selecting new staff and orientating those staff in their new positions. It is not assumed that the individual will be directly involved in the selection processes themselves, although this may well be the case.
- 4 Terms
- 52 weeks (including holidays)
- 40 contact weeks
- 4 terms x 10 weeks x 20 hours = 800 class hours
Tuition Fees (total): AUD$12,000
Application for Enrolment Fee: AUD$200 (non-refundable)
Payment Schedule: 4 instalments to be paid 1 week before term starts 4 x AUD$3,000 = AUD$12,000
Material Fee: AUD$100 per term
2019 Term dates Intake dates 14 th Jan to 24 th Mar 14 th Jan, 25 th Feb 8 th Apr to 16 th Jun 8 th Apr, 6 th May 8 th July to 15 th Sep 8 th July, 5 th Aug 7 th Oct to 15 th Dec 7 th Oct, 18 th Nov
ACHBM College will use a range of assessment methods for this course to produce valid decisions and recognise that learners demonstrate competence in a variety of ways. Assessments for this course have been designed for classroom-based face‐to‐face delivery and assessment. Assessment methods include written tasks, practical tasks, projects, case studies, knowledge test, and observation supported by activities such as role plays, presentations, and group and individual work.