Bayside International College

Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership

This course is currently unavailable to students

Course Overview

This course is designed for candidates looking to advance their career within strategic leadership and management roles. Individuals at this level make high-level autonomous decisions and use initiative and judgment to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions in varied contexts. They have full responsibility and accountability for personal outputs and for the work or function of others. Information on this qualification can be obtained from the Department of Education and Training website:

Course Structure

This course requires completing 8 Units of Competency (2 Core PLUS 6 Electives)

BSBLDR811 (Core) Lead Strategic Transformation
BSBSTR802 (Core) Lead Strategic Planning Processes for an Organisation
BSBHRM613 (Elective) Contribute to the development of learning and development strategies
BSBLDR812 (Elective) Develop and Cultivate Collaborative Partnerships and Relationships
BSBINS603 (Elective) Initiate and Lead Applied Research
BSBLDR601 (Elective) Lead and manage organisational change
BSBLDR813 (Elective) Lead and Influence Ethical Practice
BSBSTR801 (Elective) Lead innovative thinking and practice

Note: Elective units may vary based on industry suggestions. Please check with the college before you enrol.


  • Candidates looking to develop essential skills and knowledge to perform as business paraprofessionals in support and administrative roles;
  • Young candidates looking to develop fundamental theoretical and conceptual knowledge of business operations and functions from academic or career perspectives;
  • Candidates undertaking this qualification as a foundation/initial course towards a higher (e.g. a diploma) level qualification or course;
  • Candidates looking to package this course with a higher-level qualification or course leading to a future degree course. The course provides both Australian and international contexts through case studies, projects and academic research.
  • Study in a vibrant, supportive and multi-cultural environment
  • Develop knowledge of key business and management theories and concepts
  • Learn and develop effective skills in key business processes, including work team environments
  • Train under highly qualified trainers and assessors who have real-life professional experience
  • Participate in simulated team and individual activities that reflect real-life contexts and practices
  • Acquire a nationally-recognised qualification

On successful completion of this course, students will be awarded an AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework) certification
BSB80320 Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership

On Orientation Day, students are required to confirm their timetable. If there are any changes, please contact reception by the last week of the current term or the first week of the new term.

20 hours face to face (full-time)

Any visa which allows you to study in Australia – including student visa, working holiday visa and tourist visa.

Tuition Fee: $14,650 ($3,662 per Term)
Application fees: $200 * Non-Refundable
Material Fees: $100 Per term

Entry Requirements

  • Must be 23 years or above on commencement
  • IELTS 6.0 or higher with a minimum score of 5.5 in each band or
  • Equivalent English level scores (e.g. PTE, TOEFL, etc.)

Academic Requirements:

  • Students MUST have completed a graduate certificate in management (e.g. BSB80120) or a Bachelor’s degree in business, management or related domains or candidates are undertaking this course as a pathway to a Master’s degree with a higher education provider packaged course or have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in related fields of study and 3 years equivalent of full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/ or complexity in an enterprise or have completed a bachelor’s degree in related fields of study and 2 years equivalent of full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise or have five years equivalent of full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise
  • Sound knowledge of the underlying principles of leadership and management
  • Aspiring leaders, managers and administrators
  • Some work experience in a managerial role
  • Career and higher education aspirations/goals

Career pathways

Possible job roles include; Director and Executive Officer, Senior Administrator, Senior Manager, Business Manager or Project Manager/Team Leader


52 weeks with 40 weeks delivery (4 terms)

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