Step into a management role and gain real skills to lead more effectively

*No longer accepting enrolments for this course*

Are you looking to build on your current management skills to lead more effectively? Are you ready to take the lead on that next big project? If you answered yes, then our Diploma of Leadership and Management can help you to achieve your goals and get ahead in your career.

Although not mandatory, you'll benefit from some management experience, or a Certificate IV in Leadership and Management or similar. But being motivated and hungry to learn is more important.

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  • National Code

    BSB51915

  • Course duration

    Complete your course within 6 to 12 months

  • Nationally recognised

    Registered Training Organisation
    [RTO 40766]

  • Prerequisites

    None

  • Delivery Mode

    Online

Our students find jobs in all areas of industry. Career opportunities that exist relating to this course include:

  • Manager
  • Senior team leader
  • Business manager

Modules

  • Diploma Leadership Module 1

  • BSBADM502 Manage meetings
  • BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • Diploma Leadership Module 2

  • BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning
  • BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
  • BSBWRK510 Manage employee relations
  • Diploma Leadership Module 3

  • BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
  • BSBRSK501 Manage Risk
  • BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
  • Diploma Leadership Module 4

  • BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan

The Diploma of Leadership and Management may make you eligible for credit towards a university-level course that you’re interested in. If you’re thinking about studying a degree online, we recommend getting in touch with a Student Advisor at Open Universities by calling 13 OPEN (13 67 36).

Eligibility Criteria Eligibility Criteria

While there are no formal entry requirements for most of our online courses, it's a good idea to check what core skills will be helpful for this course.

Literacy, Language and Numeracy Assessment [LL&N]

To study our courses, you'll need:

  • Writing and typing skills to complete assessments, fill in forms and create documents
  • English language skills to read the online learning content, policies, procedures and business documents, as well as emails
  • Computer skills to use the online classroom, conduct online research, as well as receive and respond to emails

To provide greater confidence surrounding your ability to successfully complete this qualification, Open Training will provide you access to an online Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment to make sure this qualification is suitable.

Computer requirements

Before you start your online study, you'll need access to your learning material, do your research, prepare and submit your assessment tasks and interact with your trainers and other students. To do that, you'll need:

  • A decent computer with high-speed internet access, a sound card, microphone and speakers.
  • An up-to-date operating system, such as Microsoft Vista or later or Mac Os X or later.
  • The latest version of any of these web browsers: Firefox [most compatible], Chrome or Safari
  • Microsoft Office or similar [eg. GoogleDocs or OpenOffice]
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • File compression/zip software
  • Access to email

Some courses have recommended textbooks that complement the online study material, but purchasing these texts is not compulsory.

Planning your study time

Our courses are designed to be completed within 6 to 12 months, depending on how quickly you want to gain your qualification. Here are some suggested timeframes:

Finish fast

Course duration: 6 months
Weekly hours: 15-20

Perfect life/work balance

Course duration: 12 months
Weekly hours: 7-10

Your online classroom

Study whenever you want in our innovative online classroom and help centre. Take a quick tour below.

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