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Overview

Gain the core business skills and critical knowledge you need to succeed as a leader with a Diploma of Leadership and Management. Designed for emerging leaders, the Diploma of Leadership and Management offers a broad range of knowledge and skills, ranging from self-awareness & personal development, business operations implementation & management, financial control and people development & workplace learning practices.

This qualification and training program provides you with practical hands-on experiences in the application of skills and knowledge required of operational leaders and managers. It incorporates a range of key subjects that provide the foundations needed to plan, organise, implement and monitor business activities and the workloads of self and others. A major focus of this qualification is the development of communication and relationship management skills to enable leaders to effectively support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements.


Skills developed

This course aims to provide participants with sound business industry sector skills at a senior management level including:

  • Self-awareness and personal development
  • Relationships and people management
  • Business operations implementation and management
  • Management of business finances including; budgets, P&L’s Cash flow, recording and reporting requirements
  • Recruitment principles and management
  • People development and workplace learning practices

Details

Qualification Diploma of Leadership and Management (Online)
National course code BSB51918
Accreditation Tactical Training Group
Recognition Nationally Recognised Diploma - meets AQF standards (What's this?)
Duration 1-2 years
Study mode Online
Start date Enrol anytime

Course plan

The BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management has a total of 12 units of competency delivered across 5 subjects.

Personal and people management

Learn and develop the skills and knowledge required to effectively operate as a leader within an organisation including being able to manage your own emotions, identify areas for self-improvement, and applying sound relationship management principles in day to day work functions.

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 includes identifying the impact of own emotions on others in the workplace, recognising and appreciating the emotional strengths and weaknesses of others, promoting the development of emotional intelligence in others and utilising emotional intelligence to maximise team outcomes.

It applies to managers who are required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources and who deal with unpredictable problems as part of their job role. They use initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, evaluate and co-ordinate the work of teams.

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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.

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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.

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This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to present and negotiate persuasively, lead and participate in meetings and make presentations to customers, clients and others.

It applies to managers and leaders 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.

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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.

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Manage recruitment

Learn and develop the skills and knowledge required to manage all aspects of recruitment selection and induction processes in accordance with organisational policies and procedures.

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.

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Financial control

Learn and develop the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management within a work team in an organisation. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches, supporting team members whose role involves aspects of financial operations, monitoring and controlling finances and reviewing and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management within a work team in an organisation. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches, supporting team members whose role involves aspects of financial operations, monitoring and controlling finances and reviewing and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes.

It applies to managers in a wide range of organisations and sectors who have responsibility for ensuring that work team financial resources are used effectively and are managed in line with financial objectives of the team and organisation.

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Business operations management

Learn and develop the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor implementation of the operational plan including; providing efficient and effective workplace practices within the organisation’s productivity and profitability plans, management of business risks, lead and manage continuous improvement systems and processes and develop, administer and monitor project plans.

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.

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This unit describes skills and knowledge required to manage risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting.

It applies to individuals who are working in positions of authority and are approved to implement change across the organisation, business unit, program or project area. They may or may not have responsibility for directly supervising others.

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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.

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People management and development

Learn and develop the skills and knowledge required to manage the performance of staff who report to them directly and develop an environment in which work and learning come together. Development of key result areas and key performance indicators and standards, strategies to facilitate and promote learning, coupled with regular and timely coaching and feedback, provide the basis for performance management.

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.

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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.

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Who is this course for?

The target participant for the BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management are those seeking to develop the necessary skills and knowledge to perform across a range of business contexts within a leadership capacity.

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.


What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

Some states and territories have specified entry requirements for participants accessing subsidised training.

To identify the specific entry requirements for your state or territory and determine if subsidised training is available, please contact Allara Learning on 1300 772 724.

Education entry requirements
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

English language requirements
In order to successfully enrol in this course, you must have a level of proficiency in written English, allowing you to engage in the course materials and content, and ensuring you can undertake the variety of assessments.

Physical requirements
No physical requirements apply to this course.


What types of assessments are used in this course?

During the course, you will undertake a wide range of assessment activities including:

  • Formative assessments contained in interactive micro learning modules
  • Knowledge tests that include:
    • Multiple choice questions
    • True/false questions
    • Matching answers
    • Short answer questions
    • Extended text responses
  • Case studies
  • Workplace projects, assignments and presentations
  • Portfolios of completed workplace tasks

What is the duration of the course?

The duration for the course is 12 months. To complete the course in this timeframe, we attend each of the scheduled webinars and complete self-paced of approximately 20 hours per week. This is a guide only — the time taken to complete your course will depend on your level of already attained skills and knowledge.


Can I get Recognition of Prior Learning? (RPL)

Yes, skills and qualifications you already have may count towards your qualification.

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What are the pathways from the qualification?

After achieving this qualification candidates may undertake a range of higher-level qualifications including:

  • BSB60915 Advanced Diploma of Management (Human Resources)
  • BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management
  • BSB60215 Advanced Diploma of Business

What support services are available?

Whilst undertaking training with Allara Learning, you will be provided access to a range of support services including:

  • Academic and learning support
  • Language, literacy and numeracy support
  • External support and counselling services
  • Peer networks

For more information please see the Allara Learning Participant Handbook.

We recommend that you read the Allara Learning Participant Handbook prior to enrolling with us.


What are the outcomes?

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a nationally recognised qualification, BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management.

This course is accredited under the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF), Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).

The Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) is the national set of standards which assures nationally consistent, high-quality training and assessment services for the clients of Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) system.

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) sector.


How is the course delivered?

This is an online learning course with integration of realistic work activities and projects. This means that you will complete your knowledge and skills development through E-Learning.

You will be required to participate in a series of interactive group Webinars and complete a range of E-Learning tasks including:

  • Micro interactive learning modules
  • Case studies
  • Role plays and simulated group activities
  • Workplace orientated projects

The course has a total of 24 individual webinars of approximately 1 hour in length for you to attend. Webinars are offered on a weekly basis to provide you with ready access to learning at a time convenient to you.

Through Allara Learning’s online learning platform you will be able to:

  • Participate in live webinars
  • Access your learning materials and assessments
  • Undertake, complete and upload assessments
  • Engage with trainers and assessors
  • Network with your peers through online student forums
  • Receive feedback on your assessments from the assessor
  • Access a wide range of support materials and resources in the file repository

What are the computer requirements?

In order to attend the webinar sessions, you will need to have access to a computer, tablet or smart phone device with internet access.You will require a computer to complete the E-Learning formative learning and summative assessment tasks. Your computer will need to have an appropriate suite of office software such as Microsoft office or equivalent installed.

Some assessment tasks and projects will require access to a printer and scanner.

Skill requirements
To successfully complete this course, participants will need to have a range of basic and some advanced computing skills. This includes:

  • Creating, saving and editing advanced designed Office documents
  • Accessing and searching the internet
  • Downloading and saving documents from various websites
  • Compressing and uploading documents, images and videos through websites
  • Participating in online webinars and student forums
  • Connecting digital cameras and downloading and storing images and video files

Fees


Subsidised Prices

Accreditation: Tactical Training Group - RTO 9105 (What's this?)

Student Fee
Traineeship $0
Subsidised (First Qualification) $2,530
Subsidised (Second or Further Qualification) $2,850

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Am I eligible for subsidised training?

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ACT subsidised training

Program Student Fee
(Non-concessional)
Student Fee
(Concessional)
Traineeships $350 $0
Apprenticeships (First Year) $350 $0
Apprenticeships (Each subsequent year) $600 $0

Non-subsidised Prices

Full Fee* $5,000

* Accreditation: Tactical Training Group - RTO 91054

Employer incentives

Your investment in skilling your staff through training may also bring with it a number of State and Australian Government financial incentives.

Financial incentives you may be eligible for include:

  • Australian Government standard Commencement and Completion Incentives ranging from $750
    to over $4,000
  • Training award pay rates (if required)
  • Exemption or rebates from payroll tax (where applicable)
  • Exemption of apprentice’s wages from workers compensation premium calculations (NSW apprentices)
  • Extra incentives to assist in the employment of under-represented groups such as
  • Apprentices or trainees with a disability, mature age, school-based and Indigenous
    Australians
  • A number of extra incentives which are available for certain areas or qualifications

Note Incentives are dependent on meeting eligibility criteria.

Contact Allara Leaning on 1300 772 724 to discuss your eligibility for incentives.

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Diploma of Leadership and Management (Online)