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BSB80215
Graduate Diploma of

Strategic Leadership

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Nationally recognised
Duration up to 12 months
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8 units of competency
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Summary

This qualification has a contemporary focus on the Australian corporate marketplace. It is designed for people who are aiming to improve their leadership and management capabilities, and arm yourself with the specialised knowledge and advanced skills required to become a manager, team leader, executive officer, or director. You will learn how to strategically manage and inspire others, and how to take your professional career to the next level. This course is delivered online, in a flexible format so you can balance work and study commitments.


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Nationally Recognised Training
This is a Nationally Recognised Training and VET Accredited course that sits within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
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Detail

Duration
Up to 12 months
Units
8 units of competency
This course will give you the working knowledge to ensure your team works more effectively under your management. It’s designed for anyone functioning in a high level position within a business in any industry, who is looking to either solidify their strategic leadership skills or take the next step on the leadership ladder. If you are responsible for other employees, or are accountable in a leadership or management capacity, the course material covers decision making, autonomy and strategic judgement.
Course structure

The standard course is conducted over a 12 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment. 

Upskilled will gather information about your previous experience and skills, weekly study commitment and online learning experience to provide you with an projected duration for your course based on your individual circumstance. 

Upskilled uses MyUpskilled to manage the delivery and assessment of your course. This means you can learn at your own pace.

Inclusions
Upskilled courses include specialised learning materials, and access to:
  • Upskilled’s fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
  • Student Support Team
  • your trainer via the trainer/student messaging system
  • webinars; both live and recorded sessions
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Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit Transfer
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.

Subjects

This qualification consists of the below units of competency. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the qualification.
BSBLDR801
Lead personal and strategic transformation

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and improve personal leadership style and professional competence and to lead organisational transformation and learning for strategic outcomes. It covers leading transformational practices, cultivating collaborative practices, completing ongoing professional development and providing strategic leadership in a dynamic context. It applies to those who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

BSBLDR802
Lead the strategic planning process for an organisation

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead the development of high-level strategic plans that serve the vision and mission of an organisation. It addresses analysing the environment, identifying risks and opportunities, planning staffing requirements, succession planning, and establishing and monitoring financial and non-financial performance indicators. Leadership is applied in order to engage people with the organisation's vision and goals and in developing and implementing the plan. It applies to senior managers and business owners who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

BSBLDR804
Influence and shape diversity management

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to influence and shape the development of organisational culture, structures and processes to maximise the strategic advantages of a diverse workforce. It includes influencing organisational culture, providing strategic direction in diversity management and formulating strategic diversity priorities. It applies to individuals who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

BSBLDR806
Lead and influence ethical practice

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply ethical leadership and take responsibility for influencing ethical practice. It addresses modelling organisational values, embedding ethical practice into the organisation's culture and processes and promoting ethical leadership and decision making at all levels of the organisation. It applies to people who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

BSBLDR803
Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish collaborative partnerships and relationships with business and industry stakeholders. This unit covers communicating to influence others, cultivating new and existing partnerships, establishing positive collaborative relationships, leading the establishment of a partnership program and establishing reporting mechanisms. It applies to people who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

BSBMGT803
Use financial and economic information for strategic decision making

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse financial and economic information to achieve the objectives of an organisation. It covers the use and interpretation of financial information to support business decision making, analysis and use of budget systems and reporting processes and the impact of micro and macro-economic information on enterprise planning. It applies to senior management, including strategic business analysts and executive managers, who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

BSBMGT802
Lead design and review of enterprise systems

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and evaluate systems to support the organisation's objectives. It covers analysis of existing systems, setting specifications and identifying and evaluating options for new or re-designed systems. It also covers implementing and evaluating the changes. It applies to individuals who lead and review organisation-wide systems, exercise significant autonomy, responsibility and accountability within enterprise structures and make major contributions to the values, goals and operations of the enterprise. They will typically have responsibility for the establishment and review of significant systems for the organisation or enterprise. They use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

BSBLDR805
Lead and influence change

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply organisational leadership in change management through influencing and shaping an organisational culture that is receptive to and embraces the opportunities for change. The unit includes influencing organisational culture, anticipating change and providing strategic leadership in change management. It applies to people who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

Outcomes

This qualification could give you several career and/or further study outcomes. After completing this course, you could explore some of the following outcomes.
Career outcomes
Education pathways
This course might include a pathway to university. Education pathways are current at the time of publishing but are subject to change.

Entry requirements

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These entry requirements are here as a guide and it's always best to talk to one of our Education Consultants, as they're trained to ensure that you're enrolled in a course that aligns with your career goals.

Entry to this qualification is limited to those who:

  • Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in related fields of study and 3 years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise,

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  • Have completed a Bachelor degree in related fields of study and 2 years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise,

OR

  • Have five years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.

You'll also need to be at least 18 years at the time of admission.

If you're under 18, please speak with our Education Consultants to find out about your eligibility.

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