Advanced Diploma of Management (HR)

BSB60915 CRICOS CODE 087842E

Course Overview:

The Advanced Diploma of Management (Human Resources) allows students to enter the exciting world of modern business. The skills gained will allow students access to a wide range of management employment opportunities and further educational options.
Students study in BUSINESS CLASS at no extra expense: comfortable chairs, boardroom, free WiFi and Trainers with real business experience.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals with significant expertise in either specialised or broad areas of skills and knowledge who are seeking to further develop their management expertise across a range of business functions. The qualification is suited to the needs of individuals who possess significant theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to develop in order to create further educational or management employment opportunities

Course Description:

The Advanced Diploma of Management (HR) reflects the role of individuals working as human resource directors, strategists and national, regional or global human resource managers. They provide leadership and strategic direction in the human resource functions of an organisation. They analyse, design and execute judgements using a range of technical, creative, conceptual and/or managerial techniques.

It is delivered over 32 study weeks

This course is delivered at both Southport Campus

The Advanced Diploma of Management (HR) has a “My Study Centre” system so that students are provided with unlimited support.

Course Structure – Units of Competency:

  • BSBMGT616 – Develop and Implement Strategic Plans
  • BSBMGT605 – Provide Leadership Across the Organisation
  • BSBHRM602 – Manage Human Resources Strategic Planning
  • BSBMGT615 – Contribute to Organisation Development
  • PSPPROC607A – Manage Strategic Contracts
  • BSBDIV601 – Develop and Implement Diversity Policy
  • BSBCOM603 – Plan and Establish Compliance Management Systems
  • BSBINN601 – Lead and Manage Organisational Change
(Units might change in response to student and industry requests and subject to ASQA approval)

Key Days:

  • Thursday Morning will have a 2 Hour Foundations Lecture session (9:30am-11:30am) + 1 Hour tutorial (11:30am-12:30pm). (Sunnybank)
  • Friday Morning 2 Hour Foundations Lecture (9am-11am) + 1 Hour tutorial (11am-12pm). (Southport)
  • Friday Afternoon 1 Hour Focused Learning Lecture (1pm-2pm) + 2 Hour tutorial (2pm-4pm).


Every week except holiday and Research Break weeks.

International student entry requirements:

It’s a requirement for enrolment and for the grant of a student visa that students establish their English language proficiency. How you can do this depends on your passport and Education Sector, which determine your Assessment Level. Some levels can use the ACADEMIQUE test (80% or above) to establish their competence. Other levels need IELTS 5.5 or equal (or higher) or certified proof of successful Foundation, Certificate IV or higher studies. For details, please contact the college or see:

Documentation produced for evidence of satisfactory English must be a recognised course or assessment.
International students must be 18 years of age and over. (Courses will run subject to minimum numbers)

BSBMGT616 – Develop and Implement Strategic Plans
This unit applies to individuals working in senior roles in the organisation, who have responsibility for ensuring that the organisation is positioned to ensure its long term viability and success. The unit covers the requirements for analysing the organisation’s present position, and for developing specific actions and initiatives that will be undertaken by people working in various roles.

BSBMGT605 – Provide Leadership across the Organisation
This unit applies to senior managers who have a role in inspiring and motivating others to achieve organisational goals and to model professionalism in their organisation and industry. Leadership is seen in the context of the organisational mission. Business ethics are also addressed in this unit. The unit may relate equally to leadership of a small to medium sized organisation or to a business unit or area in a large organisation.

BSBHRM602 – Manage Human Resources Strategic Planning
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop, implement and maintain a strategic approach to managing human resources in an organisation ensuring that the organisation has the structure and staff to meet current and foreseeable business and performance objectives. It applies to individuals employed as human resource managers after a firm grounding has been established in a range of human resource activities.

BSBMGT615 – Contribute to Organisation Development
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the creation of an organisation development plan which ensures that the organisation will become more effective over time in achieving its goals. It applies to individuals with organisation wide responsibilities who are critically involved in shaping and focussing the organisation so that it can adapt to new technologies, challenges and markets.

PSPPROC607– Manage Strategic Contracts
This unit covers the competencies required to manage contracts for strategic purchases, to effectively minimise risks and achieve value for money to meet an organisation’s core objectives. It includes managing the establishment, performance and evaluation of strategic contracts. In practice, managing strategic contracts may occur in the context of other generalist and specialist work activities, such as maintaining and enhancing confidence in public service or local government, establishing and maintaining strategic networks, managing compliance with legislation in the public service or local government, managing risk, developing a business case, planning for strategic procurement, coordinating strategic procurement and negotiating strategic procurement.

BSBDIV601 – Develop and Implement Diversity Policy
This unit covers the cycle of policy development with a specific focus on diversity and its importance to organisational activity. The policy takes a whole of organisation approach and sees diversity as an asset to the organisation.

BSBCOM603 – Plan and Establish Compliance Management Systems
This unit applies to a chief executive officer or senior manager in a small business, and to a senior manager and compliance section manager in larger organisations, who have specific responsibility for the planning, development and operation of a compliance program/management system. Application of this unit must be consistent with the pertinent sections of relevant Australian and international standards and legislative requirements including: AS 3806:2006 Compliance programs, AS ISO 10002:2006 Customer satisfaction – Guidelines for complaints handling in organizations, AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009 Risk Management – Principles and Guidelines and AS ISO 15489:2004 Records management

BSBINN601 – Lead and Manage Organisational Change
This unit applies to managers with responsibilities that extend across the organisation or across significant parts of a large organisation. They may have a dedicated role in human resources management, human resources development, or work in a strategic policy or planning area. The unit takes a structured approach to change management and applies to people with considerable work experience and organisational knowledge.