Course Code: BSB51915/BSB50415

The Dual Diploma of Leadership & Management and Business Administration combines the core leadership competencies required of managers today and the managerial expertise for clerical and administrative personnel. 


  • Studying online
  • Payment Option
  • Nationally Recognised
  • Rolling Start Dates
  • Access to
  • Student Reward Program
  • Government Funding Available
Course structure

This course covers 15 units of competency

Study Mode

This course is delivered online

Locations & Dates

Start when you're ready

  • Description

    This Dual Diploma is delivered by expert trainers in one of three delivery methods: online, classroom, or blended.

    The online training program is our most popular delivery method and provides access to a fully customised e-learning environment, MyUpskilled. MyUpskilled includes powerpoint resources, reading materials, discussion boards, forums, access to assessments, resources, videos (including access to the video training library) and blogs.  The course is conducted over a 12-18 month period with one unit of competency expected to be completed each month.
    Classroom and Blended delivery formats are also available, but subject to minimum numbers. Please contact our Education managers to find out more about our face-to-face options.

    Course Features

    All students will be provided with the textbook Management: Theory and Practice, Kris Cole (2012), Pearson Education Australia and Smallprint Learner Guides for the units that are not covered by this text which include: BSBADM503, BSBADM504, BSBADM506

    • Access to fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
    • Access to the Student Support Services (Help desk) where students can receive support and assistance in the use of MyUpskilled as well as any administration enquiries
    • Regular contact with their trainer via email, telephone and/or MyUpskilled communication tools
    • Trainer/Student Messaging System
    • Webinars - both live and recorded sessions
    • Unlimited access to world leading video training provider
    • Access to Upskilled's Student Rewards Program

    Course Duration

    This course is delivered online over a duration of 12-18 months.


    Graduates of this training program receive the nationally accredited awards BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership & Management and BSB50415 Diploma of Business Administration. 

    Entry Requirements

    Preferred pathways for candidates considering the Diploma of Management include:

    • Certificate IV in Leadership & Management [BSB42015] or other relevant qualification
    • Demonstrated competency in a majority of units required for the Cert IV in Frontline Management (or other)
    • Vocational experience, but without a formal management qualification

    Students will be required to have regular access to a computer and internet access to complete this course.

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    RPL is available for each Unit of Competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training, or other expertise. To apply for RPL, please submit documentation in portfolio form for evaluation by Upskilled assessors.

  • Unit Outline

    The Diploma of Leadership & Management comprises 15 units of competency as identified in the National Business Services Training Package. The Diploma of Business Administration comprises 8 units of competency as identified in the National Business Services Training Package. All units must be successfully completed to attain both the Diploma of Leadership & Management and Diploma of Business Administration.

    Unit Code
    Unit Name
    BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
    BSBADM502 Manage meetings
    BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
    BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
    BSBADM504 Plan and implement administrative systems 
    BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
    BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service
    BSBRSK501 Manage risk
    BSBMGT515 Manage operational plan
    BSBLED501 Develop a workplace learning environment
    BSBADM506 Manage business document design and development
    BSBADM503 Plan and manage conferences
    BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence
    BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • Career Outcomes

    This qualification is designed for individuals with senior managerial responsibilities or roles which demand the performance of sophisticated administrative duties on a constant basis. They regularly oversee the work of others, or perform specialised roles that require applied strategic leadership. Relevant roles vary by industry sector and include:

    • Coordinator
    • Leading Hand
    • Supervisor
    • Team Leader
    • Accounts Supervisors
    • Executive Personal Assistants
    • Office Administrators
    • Project Assistants
    • Receptionists
    • Office Managers
    • Individuals aspiring to such roles

    The further study pathways available to learners who undertake this qualification include:

    The Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB61015) or other Advanced Diploma qualifications.

  • Price and Payment Options

    Option 1 – Save 15%

    Save 15% ($961) when paying upfront. Total course cost: $5,444

    Option 2 - 24 Month Interest-free payment plan

    No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months. Get started for just $62 a week! Total course cost: $6,405


    Upskilled has teamed up with zipMoney to offer you flexible weekly, fortnightly or monthly interest free payment plans, allowing you start studying now without the financial burden! Applications for Zip Money literally only take a few minutes! Find out more about ZipMoney.

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