The Diploma of Leadership and Management addresses the core leadership competencies required of managers in today's commercial environment. Stock skills such as mentorship, communication and team leadership are the key focuses of the Diploma. It is particularly appropriate for those with operational or technical backgrounds who are now tasked with the managing of others.

The newly revised Diploma is also an excellent induction module for recently promoted staff and a valuable resource for the more experienced manager. Blending theory with practice, this qualification focuses on workplace learning to ensure situational relevance.

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This is a nationally accredited qualification

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Course Description

The Diploma of Leadership & Management 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 Lynda.com video training library) and blogs.  The course is conducted over a 12 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.

Inclusions

All students will be provided with a relevant textbook: Cole, Kris. (2012) Management, Theory & Practice 4th Edition Pearson Australia.

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

Prerequisites

This qualification is suited to participants who possess a sufficient grasp of the English language, and appropriate attitude and motivation to enable them to undertake the demands of a Diploma level qualification including these entry requirements:

  • English language proficiency (Year 12 English or equivalent); OR
  • Obtain a Certificate III or Certificate IV before enrolling in a Diploma level qualification, OR
  • Demonstrate appropriate academic standing or workplace experience for the chosen 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.

Assessment

A student is deemed competent when all relevant evidence is gathered.  Upskilled is receptive to evidence gathered from a variety of sources including our own assessment processes.  Upskilled assessment processes include: 

  • Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Transfer 
  • Written/Oral Questions
  • Written reports/Portfolio Assessments
  • Projects
  • Scenarios/Case Studies

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 classroom sessions/monthly webinars as required.

Unit outline

The following Units of Competency as identified in the National Business Services Training Package must be successfully completed to attain the Diploma of Leadership & Management. Other elective streams are available upon request. Talk to our Education Managers on 1300 009 924 for more information.

Unit Code
Unit Name
BSBLDR501Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBMGT517Manage operational plan
BSBWOR502Lead and manage team effectiveness
BSBLDR502Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBWOR501Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBLED501Develop a workplace learning environment
BSBHRM513Manage workforce planning
BSBRSK501Manage risk
BSBPMG522Undertake project work
BSBCUS501Manage quality customer service
BSBHRM506Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
BSBMGT502Manage people performance

Career Outcomes

This qualification is designed for individuals with senior managerial responsibilities. 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

Further Study

For information about Pathways to University Click Here. 

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.

Flexible Payment Options

Upskilled offers three flexible payment options for our students. Enquire now for more information on payment methods and government funding.

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Total course cost: $3,825

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Total course cost: $4,500

Government subsidies

This course is eligible for Smart & Skilled (NSW) funding. Enquire now to find out if you're eligible.

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