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This qualification reflects the role of 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 use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters. They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.

Course details

Qualification level Diploma Recognition Nationally recognised – meets AQF standards
National code BSB51915 Start date Enrol any time
Study mode Online self-paced Study load Self-paced (eg. 8hrs p/week or 1 unit p/month)
Duration Up to 12 months Awarded by LMIT (RTO 32518)
Payment options
  • Payment plan – weekly, fortnightly or monthly
  • Upfront payment
  • Credit card, bank deposit or cheque
  • This course is approved by Centrelink for Austudy, Abstudy, Youth Allowance and Pensioner Education Supplement.
Units of competency
Unit code Unit title
BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness*
BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence *
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships*
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan *
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
BSBHRM512 Develop and manage performance-management processes

*Core units
For more information on the unit descriptions please contact one of our team.

What will be my job title when I finish?

After successfully completing the Diploma of Leadership and Management, you will have the qualification allowing you to work in any industry as a:

  • General Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Corporate Services Manager
  • Information Services Manager
  • Legal Practice Manager
  • Operations or Production Manager
  • Transport Manager
  • Warehouse Manager

What is the course structure?

The Diploma of Leadership and Management includes 12 units. 4 core + 8 electives

Please refer to the table above for the units of competency and learning outcomes for the Diploma of Leadership and Management.

Credit linkages are available for this course. view info

Online self-paced

Our courses are delivered online and are self-paced, allowing completion of your course in the comfort of your own home or office, giving you the convenience and flexibility to study when you wish. You will have access to all the user friendly learning resources you need to complete your course.

You will have a timeframe of TWELVE (12) months to complete your qualification from the date you enrol. When you enrol into your course with LMIT, your log on details and access to your course materials and assessment will be sent to you almost straight away, allowing you to begin your course.

Recognition Assessment

If you already have the skills and knowledge required for all or part of the Diploma of Leadership and Management, you will be able to use our Recognition Assessment process. Let us know if you would like some additional information on this and we can organise for one of our trainers to give you a call! 1800 819 651

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