Course Description

When you are planning on a management career, an understanding of the leadership process will form the foundation to build your management skills. You need to be able to effectively manage others to perform at their best while focusing on the growth of a business.

This course can turn your management experience into a formal qualification, or it can up-skill you to get further ahead in your career.

The BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management is a nationally recognised qualification, as delivered through the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Our trainers are industry professionals who are there to impart their expert knowledge to you, whether you’re just starting out, or currently working as an existing manager of a medium or large business.

This course will train you to develop a project plan, manage budgets and seek opportunities for further business improvement. You will gain knowledge on how to liaise with stakeholders and ensure team effectiveness. This diploma also addresses the multiple challenges faced by managers in today's rapidly changing business environment and provides solutions and strategies to work under various business conditions.

If you are currently employed or engaged in other commitments, that is no barrier to study. This course is fully flexible with no assessment due dates or classes to attend. Structure your learning around your current commitments and take the next step in your business management career.

When you are planning on a management career, an understanding of the leadership process will form the foundation to build your management skills. You need to be able to effectively manage others to perform at their best while focusing on the growth of a business.

This course can turn your management experience into a formal qualification, or it can up-skill you to get further ahead in your career.

The BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management is a nationally recognised qualification, as delivered through the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Our trainers are industry professionals who are there to impart their expert knowledge to you, whether you’re just starting out, or currently working as an existing manager of a medium or large business.

This course will train you to develop a project plan, manage budgets and seek opportunities for further business improvement. You will gain knowledge on how to liaise with stakeholders and ensure team effectiveness. This diploma also addresses the multiple challenges faced by managers in today's rapidly changing business environment and provides solutions and strategies to work under various business conditions.

If you are currently employed or engaged in other commitments, that is no barrier to study. This course is fully flexible with no assessment due dates or classes to attend. Structure your learning around your current commitments and take the next step in your business management career.

Potential career outcomes

  • Branch Manager
  • Business Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • Store Manager
  • Team Leader

Disclaimer

The Course Material provided by Open Colleges Pty Ltd is based on the legislative framework provided and maintained by the Australian Government. Any reference to legislation, Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and guidelines for industry will be based on the use of the appropriate Australian legislative framework.

Course number E1070IN
Qualification name BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management
Course duration Maximum 18 months
Delivery Method Online
Recognition Nationally Recognised Nationally Recognised Training
Assessments Case studies, Demonstrations, Portfolio of evidence, Presentations, Projects, Questions, Written reports
Awarded by
  • Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796)

When you are planning on a management career, an understanding of the leadership process will form the foundation to build your management skills. You need to be able to effectively manage others to perform at their best while focusing on the growth of a business.

This course can turn your management experience into a formal qualification, or it can up-skill you to get further ahead in your career.

The BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management is a nationally recognised qualification, as delivered through the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Our trainers are industry professionals who are there to impart their expert knowledge to you, whether you’re just starting out, or currently working as an existing manager of a medium or large business.

This course will train you to develop a project plan, manage budgets and seek opportunities for further business improvement. You will gain knowledge on how to liaise with stakeholders and ensure team effectiveness. This diploma also addresses the multiple challenges faced by managers in today's rapidly changing business environment and provides solutions and strategies to work under various business conditions.

If you are currently employed or engaged in other commitments, that is no barrier to study. This course is fully flexible with no assessment due dates or classes to attend. Structure your learning around your current commitments and take the next step in your business management career.

Module 1

  • Establish and maintain an WHS system
  • Establish and maintain participative arrangements for the management of WHS
  • Establish and maintain procedures for identifying hazards and assessing and controlling risks
  • Establish and maintain a quality WHS management system

Module 2

  • Define project
  • Develop project plan
  • Administer and monitor project
  • Finalise project
  • Review project

Module 3

  • Plan financial management approaches
  • Implement financial management approaches
  • Make informed decisions
  • Review and evaluate financial management processes

Module 4

  • Implement plans to meet internal and external customer requirements
  • Ensure delivery of quality products and services
  • Deliver products and services to customer specifications
  • Monitor, adjust and review customer service policy and procedures
  • Make decisions to overcome problems

Module 5

  • Lead continuous improvement systems and processes
  • Develop strategies to ensure that team members are actively encouraged to participate in decision-making processes
  • Establish systems to ensure that the organisation's continuous improvement processes
  • Monitor and adjust performance strategies
  • Manage opportunities for further improvement

Module 6

  • Plan for recruitment
  • Plan for selection
  • Support selection process
  • Induct successful candidate

Module 7

  • Establish team performance plan
  • Develop and facilitate team cohesion
  • Facilitate teamwork
  • Liaise with stakeholders

Module 8

  • Allocate work
  • Assess performance
  • Provide feedback
  • Manage follow-up

Module 9

  • Identify the impact of own emotions on others in the workplace
  • Recognise and appreciate the emotional strengths and weaknesses of others
  • Promote the development of emotional intelligence in others
  • Utilise emotional intelligence to maximise team outcomes

Module 10

  • Develop operational plan
  • Plan and manage resource acquisition
  • Monitor and review operational performance

Module 11

  • Manage ideas and information
  • Establish systems to develop trust and confidence
  • Manage the development and maintenance of networks and relationships
  • Manage difficulties to achieve positive outcomes

Module 12

  • Create learning opportunities
  • Facilitate and promote learning
  • Monitor and improve learning effectiveness

Education

There are no formal education entry requirements for this course.

Minimum age

You will need to be at least 18 years old.

English

This course requires learners to read online learner modules, undertake a range of task-driven assessments and engage in online discussions. Consequently, learners need to have an effective command of written and spoken English. As a guide we recommend that learners currently or have previously:

  • Been employed in a workplace for at least one year, where they predominantly use English language in verbal and written communications and/or;
  • Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/or;
  • Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/or;
  • Have achieved an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination score of 5.5 during the past three years and/or;
  • Have achieved an overall pass score on our free Open Colleges Learning, Literacy and Numeracy tool available on our website for a Diploma.

Computing

You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are:

All users:

  • Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent
  • Broadband internet connection
  • 2GB of RAM
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive
  • Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
  • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher.
  • Access to printer and associated software
  • Access to scanner and associated software
  • Digital imaging software
  • File compression software.

Windows users:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)

Mac OS users:

  • Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study this course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies.

You can access the Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool here.

Jeremy Dryden

Jeremy has had an extensive 17 year career in the hospitality and security sectors, during this time Jeremy has held several seniors positions within both industries. He is a qualified chef, CLGCA accredited trainer of RSA and RCG courses and a NSW food authority approved food safety trainer. Within the security sector, Jeremy has worked throughout Australia and held a number of senior positions. Currently, Jeremy is operating his own consultancy business, HSCServices, which specialises in HR, training and development, risk management, security and hospitality consultancy services. Jeremy is also a Justice of the Peace, licensed security consultant, security instructor and Investigator.

Lee Cuff

Lee has worked in the clerical industry for over 20 years. Specifically, her focus has been on small business management. Lee gained her Bachelor of Vocational Education and Training and focused her skills by training students in the classroom as well as by distance learning. She has teaching experience in all aspects of business and training and assessment. She is currently the CEO of a Registered Training Organisation and specialises in the compliance and management of the RTO. Lee is also a small business owner herself, working at a cafe and catering business.

Tony Hendricks

Tony is an experienced Work Health and Safety professional with over 18 years of industrial and projects experience (engineering, construction and manufacturing), and demonstrated expertise in the implementation, auditing and compliance of HSEQ management systems; along with proficiency in Training and Assessment of Australian Adult Vocational Education. Tony is currently undertaking his masters of Occupational Health and Safety and a licensed Auditor. He is also a fellow Member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management and an associate member of the institute of Environmental Management and Assessment.

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