Diploma of Leadership and Management – BSB50420

Qualification Name Diploma of Leadership and Management
Qualification Code BSB50420
Course Duration 52 weeks
Study Mode: Face-to-face, online and blended
Tuition Fee: $8400

Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements. They may plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.  

Admission Criteria

The following entry requirements apply to this course:
  • Age requirement: All students must be over 18 years of age.
  • Academic requirement: All students must have completed Australian Year 12 or its overseas equivalent or an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Certificate III or higher qualification prior to commencing this course.
  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) course pre-assessment test
  • Have a USI or obtain a USI refer https://www.usi.gov.au/students

English language requirements for international students:

Students must also meet IIBIT’s standards for English Proficiency. In order to demonstrate possession of adequate English language proficiency, students must provide valid evidence of attainment of at least one of the following:
  • Academic IELTS (International English Language Testing System) overall band score: 5.5
  • TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-Based test) test score band: 46
  • PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) test score band: 42
  • CAE (Cambridge English Advanced) test score band: 47
  • OET (Occupational English Test) test score band: Pass
  • TOEFL PBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language Paper-Based Test) test score band: 527

Career opportunities

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
  • Business Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Department Manager
  • Store Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • Production Manager

Teaching and Assessment Methods:

Teaching methods focus on classroom based face-to-face training, which includes lectures and practical tutorials. Classes are small in size and lecturers focus on individual student needs during the learning process. The emphasis in assessment is on collection of evidence, holistic assessment against the unit of competency and trainer/assessor judgment. Importance is placed on the integration of areas of theoretical knowledge, practical skills and proper work attitudes. The following assessment methods are used:
  • Written examinations
  • Written and oral quizzes
  • Simulated workplace activities/scenarios/role plays
  • Projects/assignments/presentations
  • Classroom activities
Learning and assessment generally take place in an integrated classroom and simulated workplace environment.

Qualification Structure

To be awarded the BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management at IIBIT students will need to complete a total of 12 units set out below:  
Unit codes and names Core / Elective
1. BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness Core  
2. BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others Core
BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence Core
4. BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence Core
BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans Core
6. BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effectiveness workplace relationships Core
7. BSBOPS505 Manage organisational customer service Elective
8. BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and on-boarding Elective
9. BSBFIN501 Manage budget and financial plans Elective
10. BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement Elective
11. BSBOPS504 Manage business risk Elective
12. BSBLDR522 Manage people performance Elective

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