BSB50420 DIPLOMA OF

LEADERSHIP AND

MANAGEMENT

FACULTY OF
BUSINESS

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BSB50420

103735D

36 weeks

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

Main Campus, Brisbane Campus

OVERVIEW

GIVE YOURSELF THE CONFIDENCE AND SKILLS TO BECOME A LEADER AND ADVANCE YOUR
BUSINESS CAREER

Give yourself the confidence and skills to become a leader and advance your business career by studying Imagine Education’s Diploma of Leadership andManagement.


This 36-week course will give you the skills to undertake the tasks and responsibilities required in a management role in a variety of business related fields. You will learn important skills that are key to successfully taking on a leadership role. These include; managing workplace relationships and team effectiveness; ensuring a safe workplace and managing risk; recruiting, selection, and induction of staff; and managing an information or knowledge management system.

After you complete your qualification you may wish to continue your studies with Imagine Education’s Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management or a range of other Advanced Diploma qualifications.

TIMETABLE - GOLD COAST

TUTORIAL DAY

Thursday

8:30am - 4:30pm

(Attendance is recorded)

RESEARCH DAY

Day to be determined by your trainer;

Monday - Wednesday or Friday

8:30am - 4:30pm

(Attendance is recorded)

DISTANCE EDUCATION

5 hours 

per week

* Please note; Course timetables are subject to change

TIMETABLE - BRISBANE

TUTORIAL DAY

Thursday

8:30am - 4:30pm

(Attendance is recorded)

RESEARCH DAY

Day to be determined by your trainer;

Monday - Wednesday 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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BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to present and negotiate persuasively, lead and participate in meetings and make presentations to customers, clients and other key stakeholders.

The unit applies to individuals who are managers and leaders required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources, and who deal with unpredictable problems as part of their job role. They use initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, evaluate and co-ordinate the work of teams.

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

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BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop critical and creative thinking skills in others within a workplace context.

The unit applies to individuals who are developing and coaching others, for whom critical thinking skills (including analysis, synthesis, and evaluation) are an important part of their job roles. This unit applies to individuals who are typically responsible for leading teams.

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

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BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage effective workplace relationships.

The unit applies to individuals in leadership or management positions who have a prominent role in establishing and managing processes and procedures to support workplace relationships. These individuals apply the values, goals and cultural diversity policies of the organisation. They use complex and diverse methods and procedures as well as a range of problem solving and decision making strategies, which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement.

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

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BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor the implementation of operational plans to support efficient and effective workplace practices and organisational productivity and profitability.

The unit applies to individuals who manage the work of others and operate within the parameters of a broader strategic and/or business plans.

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

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BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and use emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management in the workplace.

The unit applies to individuals who are required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources and who deal with unpredictable problems as part of their job role. These individuals may be responsible for leading a team or work area.

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

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BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation.

The unit applies to individuals working at a managerial level who lead and build a positive culture within their work teams. At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures requiring the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement. It will also involve using a range of problem solving and decision-making strategies.

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

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BSBLDR522 Manage people performance

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the performance of staff that are direct reports.

The unit applies to individuals who manage people. It covers work allocation and the methods to review performance, reward excellence and provide feedback. The unit makes the link between performance management and performance development and reinforces both functions as a key requirement for effective managers.

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

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BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in a work area to ensure a safe workplace, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements.

The unit applies to those working in a range of contexts who have, or are likely to have, responsibility for WHS as part of their broader management role. It is relevant for people with obligations under WHS laws, for example persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) or officers, as defined by WHS laws.

NOTES

1. The terms ‘occupational health and safety’ (OHS) and ‘work health and safety’ (WHS) are equivalent, and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where model WHS laws have not been implemented, registered training organisations (RTOs) are advised to contextualise this unit of competency by referring to existing WHS legislative requirements.

2. The model WHS laws include the model WHS Act, model WHS Regulations and model WHS Codes of Practice. See Safe Work Australia for further information.

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

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BSBHRM524 Coordinate workforce plan implementation

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to coordinate the implementation of a workforce plan, including researching requirements, coordination of planning and implementing initiatives and monitoring trends.

The unit applies to individuals who are human resource practitioners or staff members with a role in a policy or planning unit that focuses on workforce planning.

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

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BSBHRM522 Manage employee and industrial relations

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage employee relations (ER) and industrial relations (IR) matters in an organisation. It involves developing and implementing ER and IR policies and plans and managing conflict resolution negotiations.

The unit applies to those who are authorised to oversee IR and manage conflict and grievances in an organisation. They will have a sound theoretical knowledge base in human resources management and IR as well as current knowledge of ER and IR trends and legislation.

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

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BSBCMM412 Lead difficult conversations

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare, facilitate and lead difficult conversations.

The unit applies to individuals who may work as managers and leaders, and are required to lead difficult conversations in the workplace. They contribute well developed verbal and relationship building skills in having difficult conversations.

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

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BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboarding

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement strategies to source candidates and to assess their suitability for available positions.

The unit applies to individuals working in a human resources job role, as well as those for whom recruitment and onboarding are part of their broader duties.

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