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Course Outline

BSB60215Advanced Diploma of Business
Course CodeADB_BSB60215
CRISCOS Code087470F
Delivery ModeVaried: Face to Face Classroom; Workshop; Computer generated supervised learning
Nominal Study Hours460 hours
Qualification LevelAdvanced Diploma
Nationally RecognisedYes
Course Duration6 months full time or up to 12 months part-time

Course Overview

A  myriad  of  opportunities  exist  across  all  facets  of  business  and  government  for  people  with professional business and marketing skills.

This nationally recognised qualification reflects the role of individuals with substantial experience in a range of settings and who are seeking to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions.

Typically, individuals with little or no vocational experience but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to further develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities are ideally suited for this qualification.

The Advanced Diploma of Business offered by ANIBT will enable you achieve what you’ve always wanted to in the world of business. It will equip you with the skills and knowledge to manage strategic and operational facets of any business or organisation.

Whether you are aspiring to own and manage your own business or are currently working  your  way  up  the  ladder  within  an  existing  business  and  looking  to formalise your skills, this will be an ideal qualification to complete.


Course Details

Synopsis of Units
Assessment Methods
Entry Requirements
Course Completion
Course Availability
Future Pathways
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Credit Transfer (CT)
Special Requirements
Access and Equity


The Advanced Diploma of Business qualification offered by ANIBT is made up of 8 units of competency from the BSB Business Services Training Package Services Training Package. The units ANIBT have selected to deliver and for students to complete to be eligible for this qualification are:


Unit CodeUnit Name
BSBHRM513Manage workforce planning
BSBINN502Build and sustain an innovative work environment
BSBINM601Manage knowledge and information
BSBMKG603Manage the marketing process
BSBMGT615Contribute to organisation development
BSBMKG609Develop a marketing plan
BSBHRM602Manage human resources strategic planning
BSBFIM601Manage Finances

* Please note that it is possible to select alternative elective units subject to specific employer requirements and with the agreement of ANIBT. 

ANIBT may change the elective units based on industry, student needs and trainer availability.

Synopsis of Units

Core Units

BSBHRM513 – Manage workforce planning Hours 60

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.

BSBINN502 – Build and sustain an innovative work environment Hours 50

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create an environment that enables and supports the application of innovative practice focusing on a holistic approach to the integration of innovation across all areas of work practice.

It applies to individuals working in leadership or management roles in any industry or community context. The individual could be employed by the organisation, but may also be an external contractor, the leader of a cross organisation team or of a self-formed team of individuals. The work group could be permanent or temporary in nature.

BSBINM601 – Manage knowledge and information Hours 80

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and maintain information processing systems to support decision making; and to optimise the use of knowledge and learning throughout the organisation.

It applies to individuals who are responsible for ensuring that critical knowledge and information are readily available to review the organisation’s performance and to ensure its effective functioning. It applies to a wide range of knowledge and information such as business performance data, customer feedback, statistical data and financial data.

BSBMKG603 – Manage the marketing process Hours 50

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to strategically manage the marketing process and marketing personnel within an organisation.

It applies to senior personnel who are responsible for managing the overall marketing process of an organisation, and for managing marketing personnel. Typically they manage a portfolio of products or services across the organisation, rather than a single product or a few products.

BSBMGT615 – Contribute to organisation development Hours 60

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.

BSBMKG609 – Develop a marketing plan Hours 50

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research, develop and present a marketing plan for an organisation.

It applies to individuals working in senior marketing positions who are responsible for formulating a marketing plan by developing specific marketing strategies and tactics in accordance with the organisation’s overall marketing objectives.

Individuals operating at this level may receive input from people working under their supervision who collect information required to devise specific marketing strategies and tactics.

BSBHRM602 – Mange human resource strategic planning Hours 60

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.

BSBFIM601 – Manage finances Hours 80

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake budgeting, financial forecasting and reporting and to allocate and manage resources to achieve the required outputs for the business unit. It includes contributing to financial bids and estimates, allocating funds, managing budgets and reporting on financial activity.

It applies to individuals who have managerial responsibilities which include overseeing the management of financial and other resources across a business unit, a series of business units or teams, or an organisation. It covers all areas of broad financial management. In a larger organisation this work would be supported by specialists in financial management.

ANIBT may change the elective units based on industry, student needs and trainer availability.

Assessment Methods

Assessment Methods

A wide variety of assessments methods will be employed to assess student competence in each unit. These include but are not limited to:

  •   Demonstration and observation
  •   Review questions and answers
  •   Group assignments
  •   Individual projects / portfolios
  •   Case studies
  •   Role plays
  •   Presentations



Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

It is highly recommended that students are currently in a workplace or have access to a workplace for this course. For Advanced Diploma level courses, the recommended minimum level of education is Higher School Certificate or equivalent or relevant qualification (at Certificate III or above) or relevant vocational experience.

In addition, students may enter the qualification through a number of entry points demonstrating potential to undertake vocational education and training at advanced diploma level including:

  • after achieving BSB50215 Diploma of Business or other relevant qualification/s;
  • providing evidence of competency in the majority of units required for the BSB50215 Diploma of Business or other relevant qualification/s;
  • with substantial vocational experience in a range of environments, acting in a range to senior support or technical roles.

For International Students

Please check with the Australian Department of Home Affairs (DHA) regarding international students enrolling into any online only based qualifications.

The Australian government publishes rules for English language proficiency for international students applying for entry to vocational training. You should establish your country’s assessment level by reading the DHA rules at Be aware that the rules are subject to change from time to time.

Generally, to demonstrate English language proficiency for doing a Certificate or Diploma course, an international student needs one of the following test scores:

PTE Ac42
Cambridge5.B2 – 160-179

ANIBT also accepts completion of a recognised equivalent English preparation course from an accredited ELICOS provider. Admission may be approved if the language of instruction in the student’s home country is English or if English has been the language spoken in the student’s home.

Overseas students who do not provide a satisfactory score from an English test recognised by DHA will be interviewed to ascertain their language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.

All students must complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test at ANIBT as part of the registration process.

If necessary, the student will need to complete an English language course at ANIBT before being admitted to a vocational training Certificate or Diploma course.

Note: ANIBT may establish student’s English language proficiency appropriateness’ level if:

  • The student has completed 1-year study which is taught in English
  • The student has successfully completed ELICOS course and the level is equivalent to IELTS 5.5
  • The student passes ANCE English assessment test, under supervision by ANIBT or ANIBT representative
    agents (does not apply to offshore direct-application).
Course Completion

Course Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised qualification BSB60215 Advanced Diploma of Business.

The Australian National Institute of Business and Technology Pty Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation (Provider number: 21368) registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).



Course Availability

Course Availability

ANIBT’s programs allow participants to undertake their studies in a variety of flexible ways including:

  • Classroom*
  • Computer generated supervised learning*
  • Workshop
  • Correspondence

ANIBT has regular intakes for its classroom based courses as follows:

 *delivery modes available for INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

January Term 1 intake
April Term 2 intake
July Term 3 intake
October Term 4 intake

Please contact ANIBT to discuss your specific study and qualification requirements and how we can tailor a program to suit your specific requirements.

Future Pathways

Future Pathways

After successful completion of your Advanced Diploma, you will have many other study options available to you. These may include the Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management as well as a range of many other Advanced Diploma and Higher Education qualifications.



Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by taking into account previous training, employment experience or other life skills that directly relate to the competencies the Unit of competency is assessing.

Please contact ANIBT directly on +61 3 9620 2922 to discuss your previous experiences and we will be able to guide you through the RPL process.

Credit Transfer (CT)

Credit Transfer (CT)

Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by taking into account previous studies. ANIBT recognises AQTF registered organisations for credit transfers.

Please contact ANIBT directly on +61 3 9620 2922 to discuss your previous studies and we will be able to guide you through the credit transfer process.

Special Requirements

Special Requirements

It is expected that all students will have access to their own personal computer and the internet. This is essential for regular research and also on-line based assessment work throughout the course.

Access and Equity

 ANIBT strives to ensure that all Students, regardless of racial, religious, cultural or language backgrounds enjoy full access to services they are entitled to.


Course Guide- Advanced Diploma of Business