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BSB50120 / BSB50420 | 108530K/104562A

Diploma of Business / Diploma of Leadership and Management

Dual award

Establish your career in business and management with this high-level dual diploma and gain the advanced skills and specialised knowledge needed to work at a strategic level.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Springfield Start date: 04 Oct 2022 Duration: 1 year
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Gold Coast Darling Downs and South West Wide Bay Burnett Far North Queensland North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus Online International
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$10,695 - $11,600
International
$12,300
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Course overview

Redefine your career in business and management with this high-level dual diploma. Develop the advanced skills and specialised knowledge needed to work at a strategic level.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, demand for office management roles is expected to experience stable growth over the next five years. This is a very large occupation with job opportunities available across a number of industries including construction, professional services, and education and training. 

Throughout this course you will be mentored in team leadership and management, discover how to utilise emotional intelligence to maximise team outcomes, and learn how to develop and implement an operational plan to facilitate effective workplace practices. You will also cover topics including communicating with influence, project work, workforce planning management, and risk management. 

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to work across a variety of office and business management roles.

What can I do?

  • Manager
  • Office Administrator
  • Business Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Assistant Manager

Course outcome:

BSB50120 / BSB50420 Diploma of Business / Diploma of Leadership and Management

Dual award

Take advantage of our dual award offerings and get two qualifications instead of one. In most cases you will only need to complete a few additional units to qualify for the second diploma. Save time, enhance your job prospects, and add value to your skill set with a dual award in leadership, management and business.

Industry experienced teachers

Our teachers are experienced and qualified with strong industry relationships. They are experts at passing their knowledge on to you.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 8 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

Diploma of Business

  • Diploma of Business

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBCRT511
    Develop critical thinking in others
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBCRT511
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop critical and creative thinking skills in others within a workplace context.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop critical thinking in others

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBFIN501
    Manage budgets and financial plans
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBFIN501
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management in an organisation or work area. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches and supporting and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage budgets and financial plans

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBOPS501
    Manage business resources
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBOPS501
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage resources according to planned business strategies.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage business resources

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBSUS511
    Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBSUS511
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement workplace sustainability policies and to modify the policy to suit changed circumstances.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBXCM501
    Lead communication in the workplace
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBXCM501
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead communication in the workplace within any industry.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Lead communication in the workplace

Diploma of Leadership and Management

  • Diploma of Leadership and Management

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBCMM511
    Communicate with influence
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBCMM511
    Unit description :
    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.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Communicate with influence

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBCRT511
    Develop critical thinking in others
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBCRT511
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop critical and creative thinking skills in others within a workplace context.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop critical thinking in others

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBLDR523
    Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBLDR523
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage effective workplace relationships.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBOPS502
    Manage business operational plans
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBOPS502
    Unit description :
    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.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage business operational plans

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBPEF502
    Develop and use emotional intelligence
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBPEF502
    Unit description :
    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.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop and use emotional intelligence

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBTWK502
    Manage team effectiveness
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBTWK502
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage team effectiveness

CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Springfield
04 Oct 2022
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $11,600
Springfield
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Springfield
17 Apr 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Springfield
10 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Springfield
03 Oct 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Toowoomba
04 Oct 2022
1 year
Full time All Zoom + 1 F2F visit per term
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Toowoomba
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Toowoomba
17 Apr 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Toowoomba
10 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Toowoomba
03 Oct 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Gympie
04 Oct 2022
18 months
Part time
Friday
Online
  • Full fee: $11,600
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
Anytime
up to 18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $11,600
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Townsville (Pimlico)
Anytime
up to 18 months
Part time - 1 afternoon per week
Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $11,600
START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
04 Oct 2022
18 months
Part time
  • Full fee: $11,600
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time
Mixed mode
  • International: $12,300
South Bank
10 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • International: $12,300
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Robina
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • International: $12,300
Robina
10 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • International: $12,300
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday
Classroom
  • International: $12,300
Cairns
10 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday
Classroom
  • International: $12,300
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Springfield
04 Oct 2022
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $11,600
Springfield
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Springfield
17 Apr 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Springfield
10 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Springfield
03 Oct 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Toowoomba
04 Oct 2022
1 year
Full time All Zoom + 1 F2F visit per term
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Toowoomba
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Toowoomba
17 Apr 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Toowoomba
10 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Toowoomba
03 Oct 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Gympie
04 Oct 2022
18 months
Part time
Friday
Online
  • Full fee: $11,600
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
Anytime
up to 18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $11,600
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Townsville (Pimlico)
Anytime
up to 18 months
Part time - 1 afternoon per week
Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $11,600
START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
04 Oct 2022
18 months
Part time
  • Full fee: $11,600
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time
Mixed mode
  • International: $12,300
South Bank
10 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • International: $12,300
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Robina
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • International: $12,300
Robina
10 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • International: $12,300
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday
Classroom
  • International: $12,300
Cairns
10 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday
Classroom
  • International: $12,300
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Springfield
04 Oct 2022
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $11,600
Springfield
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Springfield
17 Apr 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Springfield
10 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Springfield
03 Oct 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Toowoomba
04 Oct 2022
1 year
Full time All Zoom + 1 F2F visit per term
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Toowoomba
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Toowoomba
17 Apr 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Toowoomba
10 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
Toowoomba
03 Oct 2023
1 year
Full time 2 days Zoom + 3 hrs F2F
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $10,695
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Gympie
04 Oct 2022
18 months
Part time
Friday
Online
  • Full fee: $11,600
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
Anytime
up to 18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $11,600
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Townsville (Pimlico)
Anytime
up to 18 months
Part time - 1 afternoon per week
Wednesday
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $11,600
START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
04 Oct 2022
18 months
Part time
  • Full fee: $11,600
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time
Mixed mode
  • International: $12,300
South Bank
10 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • International: $12,300
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Robina
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • International: $12,300
Robina
10 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • International: $12,300
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday
Classroom
  • International: $12,300
Cairns
10 Jul 2023
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday
Classroom
  • International: $12,300

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Diploma of Business / Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB50120 / BSB50420)
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 - 2 x $10,813 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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International student payment

Our preferred payment method is telegraphic transfer or credit card using Western Union Global Pay for Students or the Flywire Payment Portal. Western Union and Flywire both allow you to complete your payment in your own currency using a telegraphic transfer with no processing fees or delays. 
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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Domestic students
The following selection criteria requirements apply only to Domestic students:

  • ​Personal or vocational experience in a related industry.
  • Completion of year 12 or equivalent.
  • If you’re under 17 years of age, special enrolment conditions may apply.


International students
The following selection criteria requirements apply only to International students:

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - For a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International; and
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Applicants should be a minimum of 17 years of age and turning 18 during the first year of study with TAFE Queensland. International students who are under 18 years of age and are applying for a student visa are required by the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs to have adequate welfare arrangements in place. TAFE Queensland has entered an agreement with Union Institute of Language (UIL) to facilitate the provision of the welfare services (fees apply).

Resources required

It is recommended that students 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 students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Robina campus

The Robina campus will be a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) campus for general learning.  Students are able to access discounted pricing for device purchases via JB Hi-Fi.  TAFE Queensland will have some portable devices available for short term loan and there will also be a limited number of desktop computers located on-site that students will be able to access.  For all the details visit the BYOD page on our website.

Need to know

It is recommended you are currently working within a role where opportunities can be provided to simulate various leadership or management functions to ensure practical understanding.

It is also highly recommended that students have:

  • Completed an equivalent relevant qualification or possess experience in a range of work environments in senior support roles.
  • Possess literacy levels equivalent to a successful completion of Year 12 English.
  • Possess a range of study skills, self-motivation and reasonable independence to study.

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
  • Federation University
  • 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.

For International students

International students can either apply directly through our TAFE Queensland International Application portal, or through one of our education agents. Our registered agents can assist you with your visa application and guide you through the enrolment process. If you are from this list of countries, you will need to apply through an agent.
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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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