Australian companies are now enjoying more success in overseas markets than ever before. If you’re interested in achieving success with a business, management is becoming increasingly challenging.
When you are planning on a management career, an understanding of the leadership process will form the foundation to build your management skills. You need to be able to effectively manage others to perform at their best while focusing on the growth of a business.
This course can turn your management experience into a formal qualification, or it can up-skill you to get further ahead in your career. The BSB51107 Diploma of Management is part of the comprehensive BSB07 Business Services Training Package.
This diploma offers a nationally recognised qualification, as delivered through the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). It is taught by industry professionals who are there to impart their expert knowledge to you, whether you’re just starting out, or currently working as an existing manager of a medium or large business.
This course will train you to develop a project plan, manage budgets and seek opportunities for further business improvement. You will gain knowledge on how to liaise with stakeholders and ensure team effectiveness. This diploma also addresses the multiple challenges faced by managers in today's rapidly changing business environment and provides solutions and strategies to work under various business conditions.
If you are currently employed or engaged in other commitments, that is no barrier to study. This course is fully flexible with no assessment due dates or classes to attend. Structure your learning around your current commitments and take the next step in your business management career.
Potential career outcomes
- business manager
- team leader
- facilities coordinator
- department manager
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- Course number
- Course duration
- Max 18 months
- Qualification Level
- Delivery mode
- Nationally recognised in Australia
- Portfolio of Evidence, Projects, Short-Answer Questions, Written Reports
- National Code
- Awarded By
- Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796)
Open Colleges may make changes to the course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or other regulatory requirements. Please download to the course guide for current information about the course and its status.
BSBWHS501A: Ensure a safe workplace
- Establish and maintain a WHS management system
- Establish and maintain effective and compliant participation arrangements for managing WHS
- Establish and maintain procedures for effectively identifying hazards, and assessing and controlling risks
- Evaluate and maintain a WHS management system
BSBPMG522A: Undertake Project Work
- Define project
- Develop project plan
- Administer and monitor project
- Finalise project
- Review project
BSBFIM501A: Manage budgets and financial plans
- Plan financial management approaches
- Implement financial management approaches
- Monitor and control finances
- Review and evaluate financial management processes
BSBCUS501C: Manage quality customer service
- Manage quality customer service
- Plan to meet internal and external customer requirements
- Ensure delivery of quality products and services
- Monitor, adjust and review customer service
BSBMGT516C : Facilitate continuous improvement
- Lead continuous improvement systems and processes
- Monitor and adjust performance strategies
- Manage opportunities for further improvement
BSBHRM402A: Recruit, select and induct staff
- Determine job descriptions
- Plan for selection
- Assess and select applicants
- Appoint and induct successful candidate
BSBWOR502B: Ensure team effectiveness
Ensure team effectiveness
Establish team performance plan
Develop and facilitate team cohesion
- Facilitate teamwork
- Liaise with stakeholders
BSBMGT502B: Manage people performance
- Allocate work
- Assess performance
- Provide feedback
- Manage follow up
- BSBWHS501A: Ensure a safe workplace
- Year 11 in Australia (or international equivilent) and a minimum of one year of vocational experience, OR
- A nationally recognised qualification at the Certificate III level or higher, OR
- At least two years of relevant vocational experience.
It's recommended that students are currently in a workplace or have access to a workplace for this course.
Minimum age of 18 years.
Learners will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum computer specifications are:
- Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent
- Broadband Internet Connection>
- 2GB of Ram
- CD-ROM or DVD drive
- Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
Specific requirements for Windows users:
- Microsoft Windows XP or higher (Windows 7 or higher is recommended)
- 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor (2GHz or faster recommended)
- Adobe Flash Player 10 or Higher
Specific requirements for Mac OS users:
- Mac OS X v 10.5 or higher (Mac OS X v 10.6 or higher is recommended)
- 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster Intel processor (2GHz or faster recommended)
Learners will also need access to a printer and scanner
English language requirements
This course requires you to read comprehensive learner workbooks, undertake a range of written assessments and engage in online discussion forums. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication.
As such, entry to the course requires English proficiency to Australian Year 11 level or equivalent (a qualification at the Certificate III level or 2 years of work experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication) or the completion of an approved English language test:
ExampleIELTSOverall score of 5.5TOEFL530 (paper), 197 (computer) or 71 (internet)12 months in English-speaking employmentTestimonial, statutory declaration
Students who successfully complete the Diploma of Management BSB51107 can get up to 8 units of credit toward a bachelor degree at Australian Catholic University.
Damian Bridge has 20 years of finance and accounting experience in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. He has worked for some of the world's largest financial institutions, including Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan. Damian graduated with a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney, with Honours in Accounting. Damian was also awarded the Certified Practicing Accounting (CPA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a Masters of Finance (International Finance) from the University of New South Wales. He is presently the principal and owner of a boutique financial consulting firm.
Jason RobertsJason Roberts started his career in the hospitality industry as a chef and was named Australian International Apprentice of the Year. Jason has spent several years as restaurant manager, catering management and operations manager, and has been involved in business development and health and safety auditing for some of the world’s largest food manufacturers. Jason is an associate member of the Safety Institute of Australia and has been training and assessing in the fields of TAE, OHS/WHS and Frontline Management. His qualifications include a Diploma in Training and Assessment, Advanced Diploma of WHS, Diploma of Quality Auditing and Certificate IV in Frontline Management.
Jeremy has had an extensive 17 year career in the hospitality and security sectors, during this time Jeremy has held several seniors positions within both industries. He is a qualified chef, CLGCA accredited trainer of RSA and RCG courses and a NSW food authority approved food safety trainer. Within the security sector, Jeremy has worked throughout Australia and held a number of senior positions. Currently, Jeremy is operating his own consultancy business, HSCServices, which specialises in HR, training and development, risk management, security and hospitality consultancy services. Jeremy is also a Justice of the Peace, licensed security consultant, security instructor and Investigator.
Lee CuffLee has worked in the clerical industry for over 20 years. Specifically, his focus has been on small business management. Lee gained her Bachelor of Vocational Education and Training and focused her skills by training students in the classroom as well as by distance learning. She has teaching experience in all aspects of business and training and assessment. She is the currently the CEO of a Registered Training Organisation and specialises in the compliance and management of the RTO. Lee is also a small business owner herself, working at a cafe and catering business.
Masoud Tymouri, our business, human resources, management and occupational health and safety trainer, is highly experienced in training and assessing both local and international students. The expertise that Masoud has developed during 18-plus years of practical experience is supported by a lengthy list of qualifications. He has successfully completed a Master's of Leadership & Management in Education, Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Studies, Bachelor's of Business, Advanced Diploma of Management, Advanced Diploma of Management (Human Resources), Diploma of Occupational Health & Safety and Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment. Masoud brings all his knowledge and experience to his training role at Open Colleges, and provides every support to his students throughout their learning experience.
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