BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership & Management
BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership & Management

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Course Details
Qualification code & title BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership & Management
CRICOS Code 104335A
Description Qualification 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.

Requirements To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in

Total number of units = 12

  • 6 core units
  • 6 elective units
Learner characteristics and target group Target groups for the BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management are international students who are:

  • Seeking to pursue a career in business
  • Seeking to enter a new industry sector
  • Seeking a pathway to higher-level qualifications.
Delivery mode Face-to-Face as well as all classroom-based training
Delivery site Suite 4, Level 3, 15 Moore Street, Canberra ACT 2601
Course duration 52 weeks

This qualification will be delivered over 40 weeks of training and assessment and a total 12 weeks of term breaks.

Entry requirements Students entering this course at Mid City College must meet the following entry requirements:

Age Requirement

Students must be a minimum age of 18 years or above at the time of course commencement.

Academic Requirements

To enter this qualification, applicants should have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or an international secondary school year which is equivalent to Australian Year 12) with satisfactory results or Students may have had work and study experience if they have already completed a relevant qualification such as the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support.

English Language Requirements

To enter this qualification, applicants must also meet English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 5.5 or TOEFL IBT 46 or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or PTE Academic 42 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:

  • Minimum five (5) years of study in English in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Britain, America, South America, or Ireland.
  • Successfully completion of an English Placement test.

Completed a recognised ELICOS program and achieved an English Proficiency level of upper intermediate or equivalent.

Pathways Potential employment options are in a range of business industry areas. Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into the BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business or a range of Advanced Diploma qualifications, as well as higher education qualifications in business or management.
Course credit Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning). The granting of course credit may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course.
Units of Competency
Unit Code Unit Title Core/ Elective
BSBCMM511 Communicate with Influence Core
BSBCRT511 Develop Critical Thinking in others Core
BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships Core
BSBOPS502 Manage Business Operational Plan Core
BSBPEF502 Develop and Use Emotional Intelligence Core
BSBTWK502 Manage Team Effectiveness Core
BSBFIN501 Manage Budgets and Financial Plans Elective
BSBLDR522 Manage People Performance Elective
BSBOPS504 Manage Business Risk Elective
BSBPEF501 Manage Personal and Professional Development Elective
BSBTWK503 Manage Meetings Elective
BSBXCM501 Lead Communication in the Workplace Elective
Facilities and Equipment
The following facilities, equipment and resources will be used to deliver and assess this qualification:

  • Training rooms, including desks, chairs, whiteboard, and overhead projector
  • Computers with Microsoft Office and access to the Internet.
  • Learning and assessment materials.
Assessment materials comprise of:

  • Assessor Marking Guide and Assessment Mapping
  • Student Assessment Tasks
  • Other Supporting Resources