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DIPLOMA OF LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT- BSB51915

Course Outline

BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management
Course CodeDLM_BSB51915
CRISCOS Code089419D
Delivery ModeVaried: Face to Face Classroom, Workshop, Computer generated supervised learning
LocationMelbourne
Course Duration12 months full time or up to 24 months part time
Nominal Study Hours800 hours
Qualification LevelDiploma
Nationally RecognisedYes
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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.

Course Details

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

Subjects

The Diploma of Leadership and Management qualification offered by ANIBT is made up of 12 units of competency. These consist of 4 Core units and 8 elective units as outlined below:

Unit CodeUnit Name
BSBLDR501Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBMGT517Manage operational plan
BSBLDR502 Land and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
ELECTIVES
BSBCUS501Manage quality customer service
BSBFIM501Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBMGT516 Facilitate Continuous Improvement
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
BSBWOR501Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBINN502Build and sustain an innovative work environment
BSBHRM506Manage recruitment, selection, and induction processes
Synopsis of Units

Core Units

BSBLDR501 – Develop and use emotional intelligence Hours 60

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

BSBMGT517 – Manage operational plan Hours 70

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 relations Hours 50

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.

Elective Units

BSBCUS501 – Manage quality customer service Hours 40

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop strategies to manage organisational systems that ensure products and services are delivered and maintained to standards agreed by the organisation.

It applies to individuals who supervise the provision of quality customer service within an organisation’s procedures framework by others. At this level, individuals must exercise considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies.

BSBFIM501 – Manage budgets and financial plans Hours 70

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management within a work team in an organisation. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches, supporting team members

 

whose role involves aspects of financial operations, monitoring and controlling finances and reviewing and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes.

It applies to managers in a wide range of organisations and sectors who have responsibility for ensuring that work team financial resources are used effectively and are managed in line with financial objectives of the team and organisation.

BSBMGT502 – Manage people performance Hours 70

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the performance of staff who report to them directly. Development of key result areas and key performance indicators and standards, coupled with regular and timely coaching and feedback, provide the basis for performance management.

It applies to individuals who manage people. It covers work allocation and the methods to review performance, reward excellence and provide feedback where there is a need for improvement.

The unit makes the link between performance management and performance development, and reinforces both functions as a key requirement for effective managers.

BSBMGT516 – Facilitate continuous improvement Hours 60

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage continuous improvement systems and processes. 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.

BSBWHS501 – Ensure a safe workplace Hours 60

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate the organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements.

This unit applies to managers working in a range of contexts who have or are likely to have responsibility for WHS as part of their broader management role. It is relevant for people with obligations under WHS legislation, for example, persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) or officers, as defined by relevant legislation.

BSBWOR501 – Manage personal work priorities and professional development Hours 60

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create systems and process to organise information and prioritise tasks.

It applies to individuals working in managerial positions who have excellent organisational skills. The work ethic of individuals in this role has a significant impact on the work culture and patterns of behaviour of others as managers at this level are role models in their work environment.

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 workgroup could be permanent or temporary in nature.

BSBHRM506 – Manage recruitment, selection and induction Hours 60

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.

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. It is not assumed that the individual will be directly involved in the selection processes themselves, although this may well be the case.

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 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 the potential to undertake vocational education and training at diploma level including:

  • after achieving the BSB40812 Certificate IV in Frontline Management or other relevant qualification/s;
  • providing evidence of competency in the majority of units required for the BSB40812 Certificate IV in Frontline Management 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 (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 www.homeaffairs.gov.au. 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:

TestScore
IELTS5.5
PTE Ac42
TOEFL iBT46
TOEFL PBT527
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 BSB51915 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)

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

*delivery modes available for INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

**Please NOTE the CGSL can only cover up to 20% 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

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 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.

Please see here for more information on available Pathways through the college. 

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 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 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.

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