BSB60420 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management
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.
- Senior Administrator
- Senior Executive Manager
- Area Manager
- Business Analyst
- Senior Executive
- Business Development Director
- Executive Director
- Department Manager
- Managing Director
- Chief Executive Officer
- Develop solutions to complex issues arising in the workplace
- Develop skills and knowledge required to lead and manage organisational change
- Demonstrate senior leadership behavior and personal and professional competence
- Develop and implement business plans to lead the business operation
- Develop an environment to promote and reward continuous improvement, and innovation
- Develop, implement, and evaluate corporate social responsibility policy in an organisation
- Establish the strategic direction of the organisation, and sustain competitive advantage
- Review an organisation’s digital strategy and assess whether it is gaining its business objectives
- Provide skills and knowledge to undertake budgeting, financial forecasting, and reporting
- Develop and maintain information and data systems to support decision making
Mode of Delivery
In each term at least one unit is taught face to face. This full-time course is delivered in a blended mode for 20 hours plus 10 hours per week self-study during the term.
Face to Face
Trainer led sessions with in-class experiential activities
Moodle Based Assessment Tasks
Level 3, 531 George Street, SYDNEY NSW 2000
The program for BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management is delivered over 78 weeks (1.5 years) with actual student contact hours being 20 hours per week for 60 weeks. It has been divided into 6 terms of 10 weeks each with 18 weeks of holidays.
Who Should Undertake This Qualification
If you are accountable for key business objectives, either as an individual or as the leader of a team, the BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management is the qualification for you. It has been designed for those professionals who are required to apply specialised leadership and management knowledge and skills and enables them to effectively leverage their professional experience. It is also designed to enable you to apply creative and conceptual skills, express ideas, and respond appropriately to complex problems.
- Students must be over 18 years of age
- A fully completed Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions).
- Or have two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise.
- Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course.
English Language Entry Requirements:
- IELTS score 5.5 minimum (no lower than 5.0 in each band); or
- Cambridge First Certificate of English – Grade C (162-168); or
- TOEFL Paper-based (PBT) score of 525; or
- TOEFL Internet-based (IBT) score 70; or
- TOEIC (list/Read-620; Speak/Writ-260); or
- PTE Score 42
The English Language competency must be current.
Basic Computer Skills:
- Knowledge of common computing terms and word processing
- Proficiency with web browser software and sending/receiving e-mail including e-mail with attachment.
- Familiarity with navigating the Internet
- Familiarity with using Microsoft Office
Entry requirements will be checked at enrolment in line with the Southern Cross School of Business Student Selection and Enrolment Policy and Procedures.
Language, Literacy and Numeracy
Unique Student Identifier
Assessment marking system:
- Competent (C) result: the student’s submitted work satisfies the learning requirements and all competency standards for the unit (in accordance with the National Register https://training.gov.au/).
- Not Yet Competent (NYC) result: the student’s submitted work does not demonstrate their understanding of all competency standards in the unit. If a student receives a ‘Not Yet Competent’ outcome, he or she will receive written feedback from a trainer/assessor, clearly outlining where the gaps are. The student will then be required to rectify these gaps and re-submit their assessment for marking.
Southern Cross School of Business will provide its students with access to a wide range of learning resources. Some of those resources have been developed in-house whereas some other resources have been purchased from reputable resource providers available in the market. The resources available to students are in the form of Power point slides on each unit, Learner’s Guide or Student Workbook, access to ‘Handout’ folders in the Student online portal, which will contain handouts under each of the unit’s assessment resources. All students will be given the opportunity to obtain the soft copies of available resources, should they desire.
There are general use computers available at the campus. However, for ease of access, the School encourages students to bring their own laptop / media pads to the school for added convenience.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
RPL/Credits may be offered to any Learner who can provide evidence of competency for the units offered within this qualification.
NB: RPL and Credit Transfer must be processed and approved before the starting of the course.
The following units of competency are required for the completion of this course.
Total number of units = 10
- 5 Core Units
- 5 Elective Units
BSBCRT611 – Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
This unit offers skills and knowledge required to apply critical thinking to develop solutions to complex issues arising in the workplace. Students can gain the knowledge of decision-making processes which includes barriers to effective decision-making.
BSBLDR601 – Lead and manage organisational change
This unit provides the necessary skills and knowledge required to lead and manage organisational change. Students can learn to develop strategies to communicate or educate the changes.
BSBLDR602 – Provide leadership across the organisation
This unit offers skills and knowledge required to demonstrate senior leadership behavior. Students can gain personal and professional competence which are widely used and is vital at work.
BSBOPS601 – Develop and implement business plans
This unit provides the vital skills and knowledge required to lead a business operation that covers the steps required to develop and implement business plans. Students are required to develop a business plan.
BSBSTR601 – Manage innovation and continuous improvement
In this unit, students will be able to develop the skills and knowledge which are essential to sustain and develop an environment in which continuous improvement, innovation and learning are promoted and rewarded.
BSBSTR602 – Develop organisational strategies
This unit provides key skills and knowledge required to establish the strategic direction of the organisation, sustain competitive advantage, and enhance competitiveness. Students can learn to implementing the strategic plan and developing specific actions.
BSBINS601 – Manage knowledge and information
This unit provides skills and knowledge required to develop and maintain information and data systems to support decision making, and to optimise the use of knowledge and learning throughout the organisation.
BSBTEC601 – Review organisational digital strategy
This unit offers foundational skills and knowledge required to review an organisation’s digital strategy and assess whether it is fulfilling its objectives according to relevant performance indicators.
BSBSUS601 – Lead corporate social responsibility
In this unit, students are required to consult with stakeholders to develop, implement and evaluate the corporate social responsibility policy in an organisation. Students will need to identify and establish CSR.
BSBFIN601 – Manage organisational finances
In this unit, students are required to undertake budgeting, financial forecasting, and reporting. It includes contributing to reviewing financial information, analysing financial risks, preparing a budget, and reporting on financial activity.