Diploma of Leadership and Management

BSB51915 CRICOS CODE 095506K

Course Overview:

The Diploma of Leadership and Management reflects the role of individuals who are engaged to manage the work of others or to add value to or review management practices. Knowledge and skills in a range of business contexts will be taught throughout the course so that students can lead, inspire and succeed as a leader/manager.

Students study in BUSINESS CLASS at no extra expense: comfortable chairs, boardroom and free WiFi. Our business course is unique: it is taught by active business owners who support each individual student to create the specific, detailed strategies they need to be successful in their business activities.

Course Description:

The Diploma of Leadership and Management course is assessed through written & oral assessments, case studies, presentations and assignments.

The course is delivered over 48 study weeks.

Students study 2 units across an eight week term then have a 2 week “Research Break”.

We offer intakes every week except holiday and Research Break weeks.

Upon successful completion of this qualification students will be eligible for a BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management.

Course Structure – Units of Competency:

  • BSBRSK501 – Manage risk
  • BSBHRM501 – Manage human resources services
  • BSBWRK510 – Manage employee relations
  • BSBHRM512 – Develop and manage performance-management processes
  • BSBMGT403 – Implement continuous improvement
  • BSBMGT516 – Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBHRM513 – Manage workforce planning
  • BSBHRM506 – Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes
  • BSBHRM405 – Support the recruitment, selection and induction staff
  • BSBPMG522 – Undertake project work
  • BSBMGT517 – Manage operational plan
  • BSBLDR502 – Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • BSBWOR502 – Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • BSBLDR501 – Develop and use emotional intelligence

Key Days:

Tuesday (Evening Class), Wednesday and Friday (Davenport) and Saturday (Rawlins)

Intake:

Every week except holiday and Research Break weeks.

International student entry requirements for this course:

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, only available at ACADEMIQUE) 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: http://www.immi.gov.au/students/students/chooser/

Documentation produced for evidence of satisfactory English must be a recognised course or assessment.
International students must be 18 years of age and over.

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BSBRSK501 – Manage Risk
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.

BSBHRM501 – Manage human resources services
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, manage and evaluate delivery of human resource services, integrating business ethics. It applies to individuals with responsibility for coordinating a range of human resource services across an organisation. They may have staff reporting to them.

BSBWRK510 – Manage employee relations
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage employee and industrial relations matters in an organisation. It involves developing and implementing employee and industrial relations policies and plans and managing conflict resolution negotiations. It applies to those who are authorised to oversee industrial relations and manage conflict and grievances in an organisation. They will have a sound theoretical knowledge base in human resources management and industrial relations as well as current knowledge of industrial relations trends and legislation.

BSBHRM512 – Develop and manage performance-management processes
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and facilitate implementation of performance management processes and to coordinate individual or group learning and development to encourage effective employee performance. This unit applies to individuals who are authorised to establish effective performance management processes for an organisation and who may have staff reporting to them.

BSBMGT403 – Implement continuous improvement / BSBMGT516 – Facilitate continuous improvement (Clustered units)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement the organisation’s continuous improvement systems and processes.

It covers using systems and strategies to actively encourage the team to participate in the process, monitoring and reviewing performance, and identifying opportunities for further improvements.

It applies to managers who have an active role in implementing the continuous improvement process to achieve the organisation’s objectives. Their position is closely associated with the creation and delivery of products and services which means that they have an important role in influencing the ongoing development of the organisation. At this level, work will normally be carried out within routine and non-routine methods and procedures, which require planning, evaluation, leadership and guidance of others.

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.

BSBHRM513 – Manage workforce planning
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage planning in relation to an organisation’s workforce including researching requirements, developing objectives and strategies, implementing initiatives and monitoring and evaluating trends. It applies to individuals who are human resource managers or staff members with a role in a policy or planning unit that focuses on workforce planning.

BSBHRM506 – Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes / BSBHRM405 – Support the recruitment, selection and induction staff (Clustered units)
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. In addition to executing tasks associated with the recruitment cycle and apply in-depth knowledge of the work of the organisation, and how recruitment and selection practices fit with other human resources functions.

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 and/or who support recruitment, selection and induction functions under the direction of a human resource manager. It is not assumed that the individual will be directly involved in the selection processes themselves, although this may well be the case.

BSBPMG522 – Undertake project work
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects. This unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project.

BSBMGT517 – Manage operational plan
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.

BSBLDR502 – Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
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. 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.

BSBWOR502 – Lead and manage team effectiveness
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.

BSBLDR501 – Develop and use emotional intelligence
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 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.