CRICOS Course Code: 106713H Campus locations: Sydney and Adelaide
BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management provides skills and knowledge required to perform effective management in a medium to small workplace. The program develops an awareness of general business management practice involving the supervision of staff members.
Graduates of the BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management will have developed an understanding of the dynamics and principles underlying effective functioning of work groups, as well as the necessary skills to competently function within small organisations.
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 overall (no less than 5.0 in each band) or equivalent test result, or General English / EAP at the Upper Intermediate level from an approved ELICOS provider
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.
Entry into the course will depend on the Australian Immigration office’s Assessment Level for an international student’s country. At present, countries are classed from Level 1 through to Level 3. See Immigration’s website: www.immi.gov.au for details.
The Diploma of Leadership and Management duration is up to 78 weeks. There are 60 weeks of course delivery plus 18 weeks term break.
Graduates at this level may work in the following occupations:
- Team leader
Pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
- An Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management
- An undergraduate degree at a university willing to accept your credentials and experience.
QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE AND COURSE CONTENT
To gain the BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management you must successfully complete all of the following units:
|Develop and use emotional intelligence
|Apply digital solutions to work processes
|Communicate with influence
|Develop critical thinking in others
|Ensure a safe workplace for a work area
|Manage budgets and financial plans
|Manage people performance
|Manage organisational customer service
|Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
|Manage team effectiveness
|Manage business operational plans
|Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
The course is provided through the Mercury Colleges ELearn platform. Your teachers deliver lectures and tutorials face to face on campus plus students are to complete weekly study online through ELearn. Progress is tracked for every student.The course is offered in a blended mode of delivery and assessment. This means students are required to attend 15 hours face-to-face full-time classroom study plus complete 5 hours of structured online learning every week.
DELIVERY STRUCTURE – A BLENDED MIX OF CLASSROOM AND ONLINE
The students access the assessments through ELearn.
Assessment methods include:
• Class Tests
• Written Reports
Computers – Students must have their own laptop computer. You will use a computer to complete the course in class and in your own time. You may also access College computers when available.
Online learning – Students are required to pay a one-off compulsory resource fee to receive the Mercury Colleges online learning resource called ELearn.
COURSE CREDIT AND/OR RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
Students may be entitled to gain course credit and/or recognition before or after commencing the course that will exempt them from completing one or more units of competency. See the Student Handbook for more details and talk to a course advisor
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised diploma. Students who do not complete all units may be eligible for a Statement of Attainment in partial completion of a BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership & Management.