Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB61015)

Introduction

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters. They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems..

Qualification Rules

Participants need to complete Twelve (12) units of competency in total following the guidelines as outlined in the Business Services Training Package Qualifications Rules which requires:

  • 4 Core Units  plus
  • 8 Elective Units

Please note: All the below units have been selected by the college through an extensive consultative process with the industry partners and they have been identified as containing knowledge and skills appropriate for the industry.
The full list of units can be found within the Business Services Training Package BSB07 and are made available for all AAIC training staff and students to review. The units offered by the RTO are listed as below:

Unit Code Unit Name Core / Elective
BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation Core
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan Core
BSBINN601 Lead and manage organizational change Core
BSBFIM601 Manage Finances Core
BSBMGT616 Develop and implement strategic plans Elective
BSBMKG609 Develop a marketing plan Elective
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Elective
BSBWHS605 Develop, Implement & maintain WHS management systems Elective
BSBRSK501 Manage Risk Elective
BSBHRM604 Manage Employee Relations Elective
BSBCOM603 Plan and establish compliance management systems Elective
BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement Elective

Duration

This program is to be scheduled over a 78 week time frame which includes 55 weeks of full time study (1100 Student Contact Hours) and 23 weeks scheduled holidays. This takes into account Public holiday periods such as Christmas & Easter, and School holiday breaks.

Delivery Methods

This program is delivered in a classroom based environment where all students must attend a minimum of 20 hours per week.

Participants will need to purchase resources as notified in the student handbook. The trainer will provide any additional learning material where gaps are identified in either the participant’s underpinning knowledge or the training resources.

Assessment Methods

Assessment will be a Learning and Assessment pathway.

Participants will be advised of the assessment requirements at the beginning of each unit. Assessment will usually commence in the session following delivery or as advised by the trainer. As this is a competency based program, assessment continues throughout the program until the participant either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed.

The assessment process may include:

  • Written Questions
  • Case studies
  • Projects (simulation/Real Work)
  • Assignments
  • Presentations
  • Role plays
  • Written examinations
  • Integrated assessment of some units may occur

Employment Pathway

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Area Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Regional Manager

Pathways for further studies

Participants are provided with advice on employment and training options throughout the delivery of the program. After achieving the BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management, candidates may choose to undertake studies at higher education levels..

International Students Entry Requirements

Entry into this program requires International Students to fulfil requirements as listed below:
• Must be 18 years of age or over
• Completed year 12 (HSC or equivalent)
• Diploma of Leadership & Management or equivalent diploma qualification
• Minimum 5.5 IELTS score or equivalent as per the following:

a.    TOEFL iBT 46
b.    PTE Academic 42
c.    TOEFL PBT 527
d.    OET Pass
e.    Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 47

Location: Adelaide

Delivery mode: Class room based

Cost

Course Fee $12,000
Application Fees $250 (Non-Refundable)
Text Books $200

Single Overseas Student Health Cover $550 per Annum Approximately
Family Overseas Student Health Cover $5000 per Annum Approximately