BSB60420

ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

FACULTY OF
BUSINESS

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BSB60420

103737B

32 weeks

Team leader; account manager; corporate or operations manager; supervisor in both business and government

Main Campus, Brisbane Campus

INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE SKILLED IN MANAGEMENT ARE HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER. THE ABILITY TO EFFECTIVELY LEAD AND MANAGE A TEAM WILL SEE YOU ABLE TO PURSUE HIGH-LEVEL AND WELL-PAID POSITIONS IN THE BUSINESS WORLD. 

OVERVIEW

Individuals who are skilled in management are highly sought after. The ability to effectively lead and manage a team will see you able to pursue high-level and well-paid positions in the business world.


By choosing Imagine Education’s Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management, you will spend 32-weeks learning the advanced skills needed to be effective as a leader. You will learn to use your initiative and judgement to carry out leadership and management functions. You will learn skills including; how to contribute to organisational development; how to lead and manage organisational change; how to provide leadership across an organisation; and how to use skills and knowledge to create, monitor, and improve strategies and policies in the workplace.

After you complete your qualification you may wish to begin a career in such high-level leadership positions as corporate or operations manager, account manager, or team leader.

TIMETABLE - GOLD COAST & BRISBANE

TUTORIAL DAY

Wednesday

8:30am - 4:30pm

(Attendance is recorded)

RESEARCH DAY

Student's choice of;

Monday,Tuesday, Thursday or Friday

8:30am - 4:30pm

(Attendance is recorded)

DISTANCE EDUCATION

5 hours 

per week

* Please note; Course timetables are subject to change

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Students need to be 15 years old and are required to have reading, writing and comprehension skills equivalent to Year 10 pass level to successfully complete the Certificate level courses.

Overseas students English Proficiency Level will be tested prior to the commencement of Vocational Education and Training Courses. Imagine Education Australia requires an IELTS 5.5 with no band less than 5, or equivalent (as determined by Imagine Education Australia).

Should you feel you may not possess these literacy skills or have not completed a formal leaving certificate please contact us to discuss support arrangements.

COURSE UNITS

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BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply critical thinking in order to develop solutions to complex issues arising in the workplace.

The unit applies to individuals who are required to think critically in order to develop structured and innovative solutions to overcome complex organisational issues. Individuals in these roles operate with a high degree of autonomy and may undertake non-standard work tasks involving escalated risks. These individuals are often responsible for a team or work area.

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

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BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage organisational change.

The unit 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, workforce development, or work in a strategic policy or planning area.

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

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BSBLDR602 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.

The unit applies to individuals who have a role in modelling professionalism in their organisation and industry and inspiring and motivating others to achieve organisational goals. 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.

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BSBOPS601 Develop and implement business plans

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead a business operation that covers the steps required to develop and implement business plans.

The unit applies to individuals who are running an organisation or who take a senior role in determining the effective functioning and success of the organisation. These individuals 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.

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BSBSTR601 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.

The unit applies to individuals 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.

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

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BSBSTR602 Develop organisational strategies

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 implementing the strategic plan and developing specific actions and initiatives that will be undertaken by people working in various roles.

The unit 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.

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

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BSBPMG637 Engage in collaborative alliances

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to enable a program manager to engage in collaborative alliances. It includes identifying opportunities and forging alliances with other organisations to facilitate attainment of program benefits.

Collaborative alliances are significantly different in focus and content from commercial contracts in that the parties operate as partners with shared interests and a higher degree of joint decision-making. Collaborative agreements often involve organisations that are part of the same legal entity such as business units of the same corporation or departments of the same government.

The unit applies to individuals who are program managers and those managing a suite of projects (a program). They operate within assigned authority levels, are responsible for their own performance, program outcomes, and sometimes the performance of others.

Individuals in this role may be operating within an organisation, a business or as a consultant.

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

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BSBHRM613 Contribute to the development of learning and development strategies

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to improving organisational learning, and the quality of training and assessment products and services. It covers contributing to strategy formation; designing, developing and implementing an organisational learning strategy, and reviewing and improving overall organisational learning and development.

The unit applies to individuals working in an enterprise where learning is used to build capabilities and contribute to organisational strategies, business plans, goals and values.

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

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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.

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

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BSBFIN601 Manage organisational finances

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake budgeting, financial forecasting and reporting. This unit also describes the skills and knowledge required to allocate and manage resources to achieve the required outputs for the business unit. It includes contributing to reviewing financial information, analysing financial risks, preparing a budget and reporting on financial activity.

The unit 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.

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