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BSB61015
Advanced Diploma of

Leadership and Management

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Duration
12 months
Mode
100% online
Units
12 units

Summary

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Businesses across Australia are seeking individuals with the correct management capabilities, who demonstrate real leadership potential. This nationally recognised, comprehensive qualification is designed to enhance your key skills and knowledge as a leader or manager; while giving you expert insights into effective leadership. This advanced diploma is ideal for those looking to take their career to the next level; you may be either currently in, or progressing towards a strategic leadership role with managerial responsibilities on a daily basis.
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Studying online with Upskilled was a pleasant experience as the course is set up in a very logical way.
Orsolya "Orshy" Fekete
, Diploma of Leadership and Management
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Detail

This online course will give you the skills to apply appropriate judgment and initiative in order to respond to complex situations and deliver consistent results, no matter which organisation you work for or the industry you’re in. You’ll also develop the vital cognitive and communication skills that will allow you to analyse information from a variety of sources and effectively communicate that knowledge to your team members and colleagues as well as your superiors and senior leaders.
  • Course structure

    The course is conducted over a 12 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment. Upskilled uses MyUpskilled to manage the delivery and assessment of your course. This means you can learn at your own pace.
     

  • Entry requirements

    Students will need access to a computer, and the internet, and have basic computing skills. A Language Literacy and Numeracy skills assessment may be required before enrolment can be confirmed.

    Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include:

    • Demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments within a leadership or management role
    • Successful completion of a Diploma in a related field of study
  • Inclusions
    Upskilled courses include specialised learning materials, and access to:
    • Upskilled’s fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
    • Student Rewards Program
    • Student Support services
    • your trainer via the trainer/student messaging system
    • webinars; both live and recorded sessions
    • video content access via:
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
    Work experience or formal qualifications you have may count towards your course. If you have previously undertaken study at a recognised institution or have some relevant work experience, you might gain credit towards specific units in a course; shortening the time you have to study. You can send your application for Credit Transfer or RPL during the enrolment process.
  • Assessment
    Upskilled takes evidence gathered from a variety of sources to deem a student as competent. Assessment processes might include some or all of the following:
    • Recognition of Prior Learning and/or credit transfer
    • summative and formative assignments
    • written reports and/or portfolio assessments
    • scenarios and/or case studies
    • projects
    • written/oral questions
    • regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates, and attendance at monthly webinars as required.

Outcomes

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have senior or managerial responsibilities. They may oversee the work of others, or perform specialised roles in which they do not supervise others but provide strategic leadership.

  • Area manager
  • Department manager
  • Regional manager

Subjects

This qualification consists of the below units of competency. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the qualification. This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have senior or managerial responsibilities. They may oversee the work of others, or perform specialised roles in which they do not supervise others but provide strategic leadership.
  • Area manager
  • Department manager
  • Regional manager
  • BSBINN601
    Lead and manage organisational change

    This unit describes skills and knowledge required to determine strategic change requirements and opportunities; and to develop, implement and evaluate change management strategies. It applies to managers with responsibilities that extend across the organisation or across significant parts of a large organisation. They may have a dedicated role in human resources management, human resources development, or work in a strategic policy or planning area. The unit takes a structured approach to change management and applies to people with considerable work experience and organisational knowledge.

  • BSBMGT605
    Provide leadership across the organisation

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate senior leadership behaviour and personal and professional competence. Business ethics are also addressed in this unit. It applies to individuals who have a role in inspiring and motivating others to achieve organisational goals and to model professionalism in their organisation and industry. Leadership is seen in the context of the organisational mission. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

  • BSBMGT617
    Develop and implement a business plan

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to run a business operation and covers the steps required to develop and implement a business plan. It applies to individuals who are running an organisation or who take a senior role in determining the effective functioning and success of the organisation. As such, they may oversee the work of a number of teams and other managers. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

  • BSBFIM601
    Manage finances

    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.

  • BSBMGT608
    Manage innovation and continuous improvement

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to sustain and develop an environment in which continuous improvement, innovation and learning are promoted and rewarded. It applies to people with managerial responsibilities who aim to build a better and more effective work environment. Continuous improvement and innovation have links with the model of the learning organisation and people working at this level play an important role in building the culture, values and attitudes of the organisation.

  • BSBSUS501
    Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement a workplace sustainability policy and to modify the policy to suit changed circumstances. It applies to individuals with managerial responsibilities who undertake work developing approaches to create, monitor and improve strategies and policies within workplaces and engage with a range of relevant stakeholders and specialists.

  • 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.

  • BSBCUE604
    Develop and maintain a service level strategy

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, monitor and maintain a service level strategy in a customer engagement environment. It applies to individuals who analyse, design and execute judgements using wide-ranging technical, creative, conceptual or managerial competencies and who are often accountable for group outcomes. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

  • BSBINM601
    Manage knowledge and information

    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. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

  • BSBMGT616
    Develop and implement strategic plans

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish the strategic direction of the organisation, sustain competitive advantage and enhance competitiveness. It covers analysis and interpretation of relevant markets, capability assessment of the organisation and analysis of the organisation’s existing and potential competitors and allies. It also covers implementation of the strategic plan and developing specific actions and initiatives that will be undertaken by people working in various roles. It applies to individuals working in senior roles in the organisation who have responsibility for ensuring that the organisation is positioned to ensure its long-term viability and success.

  • ICTICT606
    Develop communities of practice

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify areas that would benefit from communities of practice (CoPs), and to develop such communities. It applies to individuals who work in senior information and communications technology (ICT) management roles and are responsible for teams and their production.

  • PSPGEN067
    Establish and maintain strategic networks

    This unit describes the skills required to establish, expand and use strategic networks. It includes identifying features of required strategic networks, identifying or establishing network links with key stakeholders and building strategic relationships. This unit applies to those working in generalist and specialist roles within the public sector. The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to. Those undertaking this unit would work independently seeking advice as required, performing complex tasks in a range of familiar and unfamiliar contexts.

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