The Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management has been designed for 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 will develop the ability to use initiative and judgment to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters.
This program develops cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesize information from a variety of sources and transfer that knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.
International students must be over eighteen years old and provide evidence to demonstrate both academic and English language entry requirements as follows:
- Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent and/or above
English Language Requirements: as follows:
- IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
Any AQF qualification at the Certificate III level or above in any discipline area delivered and assessed in English only will be deemed as meeting both the academic and English language entry requirements
The BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management duration is 52 weeks.
Graduates at this level will have broad knowledge and skills for paraprofessional or highly skilled work as:
- Senior Administrator
- Senior Executive
Students undertaking BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management may develop through the Leadership and Management Pathway as follows:
- BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management- to
- BSB80215 Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership; or
- BSB80315 Graduate Certificate in Leadership Diversity
|QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE AND COURSE CONTENT|
The Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management course structure includes 12 units of competency as follows:
- 4 core units
- 8 elective units
|Study Area||Units of Competency|
|BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan|
|BSBFIM601 Manage finances|
|BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation|
|BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change|
|BSBMGT619 Identify and implement business innovation|
|BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement|
|BSBMKG609 Develop a marketing plan|
|BSBRSK501 Manage risk|
|BSBWHS605 Develop, implement and maintain WHS management systems|
|BSBHRM604 Manage employee relations|
|BSBHRM602 Manage human resources strategic planning|
The delivery mode is face-to-face institution-based delivery and assessment. The duration of the course is 40 delivery weeks (12 weeks inclusive of term breaks). The delivery mode is classroom-based with students required to attend 20 hours face-to-face full-time study,
Students are required to pay a compulsory resource fee to receive the following:
- Learner Guides
- e-Learning Resources
Students that successfully complete all 12 units of competency as stated in the Qualification and Structure will be issued with BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management by Mercury College. This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).