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BSB50420 – Diploma of Leadership and Management- Next Intake 4 June 2024*

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BSB50420 – Diploma of Leadership and Management- Next Intake 4 June 2024*

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Qualification description: This course offered by LGTA 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 those 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.

Future study options: On completion of this course, you may be eligible to do

BSB60120 – Advanced Diploma of Business, BSB60420 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management or other courses at the Advanced Diploma level at other training providers.

Course structure: It comprises 12 units, including 8 core and 4 pre-selected electives, as listed below. For details about the course and each unit, please click here.

Core units 
BSBCMM511 – Communicate with influence
BSBCRT511 – Develop critical thinking in others
BSBLDR523 – Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBOPS502 – Manage business operational plans
BSBPEF502 – Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBTWK502 – Manage team effectiveness

Pre-selected elective units
BSBPEF501 – Manage personal and professional development
BSBLDR522 – Manage people performance
BSBTWK503 – Manage meetings
BSBOPS504 – Manage business risk
BSBPMG430 – Undertake project work
BSBFIN501 – Manage budgets and financial plans

Delivery period: Obtaining a diploma typically requires 1-2 years of learning. This course is set up to be delivered and completed over 56 weeks. This includes the holidays over Christmas and New Year.

One month has been allocated for each of the 12 units. For every unit, the following training and learning activities need to be completed by the students during the specified period. A detailed session plan will be provided after enrolling in the course.

  1. Training Session- One full day (9.00 AM to 5.00PM)
  2. Mandatory Academic Support Session- Two sessions of two hours each per unit
  3. Guided, individual and workplace learning
  4. Assessments

Academic support sessions: The students are required to attend the two mandatory support sessions of two hours each for every unit. Additional optional support sessions can also be organised for the learners on a need basis.

Mode of delivery: This course will be delivered in a blended mode comprising 12 full days (9.00AM to 5.00PM) of face-to-face sessions. The academic support sessions will be delivered online.

Assessments:  For successfully completing the requirements of this course, the learners will be required to complete a number of assessments that will primarily include written questions, research reports and projects. The trainer & assessor will discuss the assessments in the class. The students will need an average of 6-8 hours per week to complete all the assessments by the end of 56 weeks of the course.

Entry requirements: The training package as per training.gov.au (TGA) doesn’t specify any entry requirements. However, since the course is targeted at only working professionals, LGTA has the following admission requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old at the time of admission.
  • Have a minimum of two years’ recent professional experience at an operational level in the current role or similar previous role/s in the local government sector or any other industry.
  • Have basic computing skills that may include the essentials of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email system (e.g. Outlook, Gmail etc.) and Internet search engine (e.g. Google).
  • Should undertake an online Language, Literacy, and numeracy (LLN) test to be organised by LGTA.
  • Pre-enrolment review: candidates will fill the pre-enrolment form online, and the Head of Training will conduct a short online review with the candidates to ascertain they meet all the requirements for admission confirmation.

Credit transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): Please refer to the student handbook for more information.

Course fee (public courses): A flat fee of $4,500.00 (GST free). This includes all costs associated with delivery, admin, catering, assessment marking etc. and there is no additional cost for the learners.  Please refer to the student handbook for more information around fee payment and cancellation policy.

Training Venue for advertised course: LGP Office Sydney NSW. There is an option for the students to attend it online via Zoom.

Computing device: Students are expected to have their own computing device in order to access the course resources and complete all the required assessments. 

Click here to complete the pre-enrolment form for the Next Public Intake (Sydney).

Click here to register interest in attending the course at locations other than Sydney.

*Correct at time of publication but subject to change/s.

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