Course Outline

BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management
Course CodeDLM_BSB50420
CRICOS Code104153G
Delivery ModeClassroom: Face to Face Delivery / Classroom: Virtual Delivery / Online Learning / Workshop
LocationMelbourne and Sydney
Course Duration12 months full time or up to 24 months part time
Nominal Study Hours800 hours
Qualification LevelDiploma
Cost$8000.00 (These fees are subject to change without notice. Please contact ANIBT marketing staff for the latest fees.)
Nationally RecognisedYes

Course Overview

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

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

Individuals at this level display initiative and judgment in planning, organizing, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others.  They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements.

They plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources

This nationally recognised qualification reflects the role of individuals who are engaged to manage the work of others or to add value to or review management practices. Their role may be in any industry or organisational setting.

Typically people in managerial roles will have considerable experience in their respective industries or vocational areas and combine an informed perspective of the specific work requirements with their managerial approaches.

The Diploma of Leadership and Management offered by ANIBT will enable you to achieve what you’ve always wanted to in the world of management. It will equip you with the skills and knowledge to manage strategic and operational areas of any organisation.


Whether you are aspiring to become a manager in a medium or large organisation, or perhaps you are a current practising manager looking to formalise your skills, this will be an ideal course to undertake.

Job Roles

 Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors.  A possible job title relevant to this qualification is:

  • Manager

Course Details


The Diploma of Leadership and Management qualification offered by ANIBT is made up of 12 units of competency. These consist of 6 Core units and 6 elective units* as outlined below:

Unit Code Unit Name
BSBCMM511Communicate with influence
BSBCRT511Develop critical thinking in others
BSBLDR523Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBOPS502Manage business operational plans
BSBPEF502Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBTWK502Manage team effectiveness
BSBOPS501Manage business resources
BSBOPS504Manage business risk
BSBOPS505Manage organisational customer service
BSBSUS511Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
BSBWHS521Ensure a safe workplace for a work area
SIRXOSM007Manage risk to organisational reputation in an online setting

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

Core Units

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to present and negotiate persuasively, lead and participate in meetings and make presentations to customers, clients and other key stakeholders.
The unit applies to individuals who are managers and leaders required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources, and who deal with unpredictable problems as part of their job role. They use initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, evaluate and co-ordinate the work of teams.

Elective Units

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage resources according to planned business strategies. It includes analysing resource requirements, developing resource plans, allocating resources, and reviewing and reporting on resource usage.

The unit applies to individuals with a role in allocating and monitoring the use of physical and/or human resources to meet defined business objectives.

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

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

It is highly recommended that students are currently in a workplace or have access to a workplace for this course.

For 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 diploma level including:

• after achieving a certificate IV qualification from the Business Training package or other relevant qualification/s;

• providing evidence of competency in the majority of units in a certificate IV qualification from the Business Training package or other relevant qualification/s;

• with vocational experience but without formal supervision or management qualification.

For international students

Please check with the Australian Department of Home Affairs regarding international students enrolling into any on-line 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 www.homeaffairs .gov.au

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


English Language proficiency levelIELTSPTE AcademicTOEFL iBTCambridge (CAE)


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 enrolment 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 6.0
• The student passes ANCE English assessment test, under supervision by ANIBT or
ANIBT representative agents (does not apply to offshore direct-application).

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised qualification BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management issued by the Australian National Institute of Business and Technology Pty Ltd (ANIBT).

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).

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

Classroom: Face to Face Delivery*
Classroom: Virtual Delivery*
Online Learning**

*delivery modes available for INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
**Please NOTE the Online Learning platform can only cover up to 33% of the required 20 hours per week according to the students Visa conditions.

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

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

ANIBT operates a rolling intake strategy for this course so a student may enter the course in any term every 3 weeks.

After successful completion of your Diploma, you will have many other study options available to you. These may include other Diploma level courses in addition, and up to, the BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management and a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications.

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 9620 2922 to discuss your previous experiences and we will be able to guide you through the RPL process.

Credit Transfer (CT)

ANIBT will provide Credit Transfer to students if they can supply a relevant Certificate or Statement of Attainment issued by another RTO under Australian Qualification Framework (AQF). Credit Transfers can be granted under the following circumstances:

Under the principles of National Recognition students are granted an automatic credit for any unit that they successfully completed at any other Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

When the unit has exactly the same code and title.

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

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

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.


Course Guide- Diploma of Leadership and Management