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Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

BSB61015

Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management – BSB61015

Course Overview

The Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management is the recognised qualification to pursue senior roles such as an Executive Manager.

This course focuses on developing your ability to provide leadership and strategic direction for both teams and organisations as a whole. You will learn to use initiative and exercise judgement to plan and implement strategy and management across an organisation, including accountability at both a personal and team level.

You will also develop skills in leading and managing organisational change and development, with a focus on developing and implementing diversity policies, managing human resources strategic planning, and providing leadership across the organisation.

This is a dual qualification course with BSB60915 Advanced Diploma of Management (Human Resources).

Studying during COVID-19 Restrictions

We’ve had to make adjustments to how our courses are delivered due to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19. This means that we’re currently offering a combination of delivery modes including online and flexible learning and, where we can, on-campus classes with strict social distancing in place.

Career Pathways

This course gives you the skills to pursue a senior management role including:

  • Executive Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • Area Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Regional Manager

Further Study

Graduates may wish to pursue Bachelor level studies at University.

Course Dates & Times

Shepparton - Fryers Street

Flexible - Starts on 23/02/2021 - Mon, Tues - 9am to 4pm / 2021

Flexible - Starts on 03/05/2021 - Mon, Tues - 9am to 4pm / 2021

Flexible - Starts on 01/09/2021 - Mon, Tues - 9am to 4pm / 2021

1. Subsidised Standard
$3,942.00
2. Full Fee
$4,672.00
Course Materials
$183.00
Student Services Fees (per year)
$70.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2021 and may change without notice.

Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

All students are required to pay an annual Student Services Fee (SSF) of $70.00. The Student Services Fee contributes to the provision of student engagement, learning and support services. SSF does not apply to short course participants.

Further details on fees available

Training package entry requirements

There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements

Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview.
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course.
  • Complete a CSPA test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels required for the course.

Applicants also need to have:

  • Ability to undertake training at this qualification level
  • Literacy and numeracy skills of an appropriate level
  • Keen interest in this industry sector
  • Ability to communicate with others
  • Computer skills in Word, Excel and use of the Internet to a basic level
  • Ability to organise study and work independently.

It is preferred that you hold a management position in the workplace to implement and enhance your learning. If you do not hold a management role it will be discussed with you how you will be able to access workplace policies, procedures and practices to reflect on.

Core Units
BSBFIM601
Manage finances
BSBINN601
Lead and manage organisational change
BSBMGT605
Provide leadership across the organisation
BSBMGT617
Develop and implement a business plan
Elective Units
BSBDIV601
Develop and implement diversity policy
BSBMGT608
Manage innovation and continuous improvement
BSBMGT616
Develop and implement strategic plans
BSBMGT624
Develop and implement corporate social responsibility
BSBMKG609
Develop a marketing plan
BSBRSK501
Manage risk
PSPGEN067
Establish and maintain strategic networks
PSPPCM023
Manage strategic contracts

Assessment methods may include:

  • Classroom activities
  • Observation
  • Roleplays
  • Assignments
  • Short answer questions
  • Supervised tests
  • Portfolios

Brett Ambrosio

It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.

Students will be required to attend 1 x 6-hour class per month on-campus. You'll also need to undertake a minimum of 12 hours per week of self-directed learning, researching, studying and completing the required exercises and assessments.

If you are unable to attend the timetabled on-campus classes you will be required to contact your teacher and catch up before the next class.

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or submit an enquiry through our website now and one of the team will be in touch.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.

Learn more about support services

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

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