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BSB60420

Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

Upgrade your career in business with this advanced qualification that will give you the skills to seek employment as a human resources manager or senior executive.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: South Bank Starts anytime Duration: 6 months
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$5,100
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Course overview

Upgrade your career in business with this advanced qualification. Management, HR and business are strong growth industries with attractive earning capacities. This course will give you the skills you need to seek employment in a leadership role in HR or as a senior executive.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, the number of people working as senior managers is expected to see stable future growth over the coming years. This large occupation is expected to create around 15,000 job openings over the next five years with opportunities available in manufacturing, health care, and public administration. 

You will be mentored in how to develop and implement business and strategic plans, manage risk, establish and maintain strategic networks, and use innovation in business. Our highly experienced team of industry leaders will give you the one-on-one mentorship to succeed in your studies and beyond.

Successful completion of this course will give you the specialised skills to lead in HR or as a senior executive or managerial director. You will also gain the knowledge you need to undertake further studies in your field.

What can I do?

  • Human Resource Manager
  • Senior Executive
  • Executive Manager or Director

Course outcome:

BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

Recognition of experience

Your years of industry experience count for something. With our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), we can help fill the gaps in your knowledge to upgrade your qualifications faster.

Pathways to university

If you complete a TAFE Queensland diploma you can take advantage of our diploma-to-degree pathway options. Get in the fast lane and jump straight into the second year of a related bachelor’s degree at some of Australia’s top universities. You’ll graduate with two qualifications in the same time it would normally take to complete one, giving you a competitive edge in the job market.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 5 elective units from the list below.

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  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBCRT611
    Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBCRT611
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply critical thinking in order to develop solutions to complex issues arising in the workplace.
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  • Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving

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  • BSBLDR601
    Lead and manage organisational change
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBLDR601
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage organisational change.
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  • Lead and manage organisational change

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  • BSBLDR602
    Provide leadership across the organisation
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBLDR602
    Unit description :
    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.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide leadership across the organisation

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  • BSBOPS601
    Develop and implement business plans
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBOPS601
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead a business operation that covers the steps required to develop and implement business plans.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop and implement business plans

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  • BSBSTR601
    Manage innovation and continuous improvement
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBSTR601
    Unit description :
    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.
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  • Manage innovation and continuous improvement

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
6 months
Accelerated: Part time 2 nights per week
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $5,100

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Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB60420)

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Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

COURSE CODE: BSB60420
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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VET Student Loan - $11,191.00 cap

This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

While there are no formal entry requirements for this course, TAFE Queensland requires the following selection criteria for Domestic students only:

  • Entry into the mainstream course is via direct entry and it is highly recommended that you have either of the following:
    • Diploma of Leadership and Management, Diploma of Human Resources or other relevant qualifications; or
    • Vocational experience but without formal supervision or management qualification.  
  • Entry into the accelerated course is via an application process and requires you to have at least 3 years' experience working in a medium to large organisation. Experience needs to include staff management responsibilities.
  • You should be currently working in a supervisory or team leader role.
Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You are also required to have access to a calculator, a laptop or tablet device, a USB, a headset including microphone.

Need to know

Please note that some units within this qualification may require one or more videos to be recorded and uploaded as a part of the assessment requirements. 

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Apply through QTAC

You can apply to study this course through the Queensland Tertiary Admission Centre (QTAC). You will need to submit your application on the QTAC website. It will be assessed, and if you are successful you will receive an offer directly through QTAC. You will need to accept your offer from QTAC before enrolling with TAFE Queensland.

Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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