Brand new qualification!
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 BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management is a nationally recognised qualification, as delivered through the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Our trainers are 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
- department manager
- operations/facilities manager
- store manager
- retail manager
- branch manager
- production manager.
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- Course duration
- Max 18 months
- Qualification Level
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- Fee for service
- Delivery method
- Nationally recognised in Australia
- National Code
- Case Studies, Portfolio of Evidence, Projects, Short-Answer Questions, Written Reports
- Fee for service option 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 the course guide for current information about the course and its status.
You will need to have completed:
- year 11 and a minimum of one year of vocational experience, OR
- a nationally recognised qualification at the Certificate III level or higher, OR
- at least six (or more) months of relevant vocational experience in a team leader or supervisor role.
Team leader or supervisor roles include roles whereby learners have assumed responsibility for providing leadership, guidance and support to others as well as having some responsibility for organising and monitoring the output of their team.
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 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).
You will need to be at least 18 years old.
You 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
- Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
- Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher
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)
Specific requirements for Mac OS users:
- Mac OS X v 10.6 or higher
- 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster Intel processor (2GHz or faster recommended)
You will also need access to a printer and scanner
Audio visual requirements
You will need access to a digital video and audio recording device and associated software to save and upload video and audio files to OpenSpace. Many mobile phones and smartphones include this technology.
You will need access to software to view online videos and images. Software such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer etc are available as a download from the internet.
Some assessments will require you to record audio or a video. In some assessments you will be required to provide evidence of interacting and communicating with other individuals. These individuals can be colleagues, friends or family. While this can be done face to face, you also have the option of using other means such as Skype.
Once you are enrolled in this course, you will receive access to the first Study Period. When you have successfully completed Study Period 1, you'll be given access to the next Study Period. Study Period 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 have been released and are available.
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 has worked in the clerical industry for over 20 years. Specifically, her 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 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.
Tony is an experienced work health and safety professional with over 18 years of industrial and project experience (engineering, construction and manufacturing). He also has demonstrated expertise in the implementation, auditing and compliance of HSEQ management systems; along with proficiency in Training and Assessment of Australian Adult Vocational Education. Tony is currently undertaking a Masters of Occupational Health and Safety and is a licensed auditor. Tony is also a Fellow Member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management and an Associate Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment.
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