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BSB50420 - Diploma of Leadership and Management - Australian Institute of Entrepreneurship

BSB50420 - Diploma of Leadership and Management

CRICOS Code: 104198E

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 plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.

Entry Requirements

While there are no entry requirements defined in the training package, the RTO requires the following criteria to be met.

  • Applicants must be minimum 18 years of age at the time of commencement
  • Successful completion of Australian year 12 or equivalent.
  • Minimum IELTS score of 5.5 or PTE score of 42 or Certificate III in EAL or its equivalent

In addition,

  • Applicants should have basic computer and MS Office skills (Word, Excel and Power Point)

Note: Alternatively, Students may demonstrate the Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirement through the college LLN assessment test.

Course Duration

This course will be delivered over 52 weeks of full-time study including 12 weeks of holidays and breaks.

It is expected that the program would be less in duration for students who have completed components that can be identified by the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), and/or Credit Transfer.

Target Group

International students over the age of 18 who is working in the leadership or Management area or completed Certificate IV qualification within Business training package or similar qualification.

Recommended Educational Pathways

Pathways into the qualification:

Individuals may enter BSB50420 – Diploma of Leadership and Management with one-year vocational experience in leadership and management area or completed Certificate IV in Leadership and Management or similar qualification.

Pathways from the qualification:

After achieving BSB50420 – Diploma of Leadership and Management, individuals could progress to BSB60420 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management or other Advanced Diploma courses within the business training package.

Career Prospects

This qualification provides a pathway to work in a managerial role within various Business setting. Possible job titles include:

  • Manager
  • Team Leader


Training is based on face-to-face classroom delivery including interactive classroom teaching, roll plays and tutorials.

Delivery Locations

  • Level 11, 474 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000


Assessment will usually commence in the session following delivery. As this is a competency based program, assessment continues throughout the program until the participant either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed. Students will be required to perform in a range of assessment tasks including and not limited to: Written Assignment, Demonstration, Role Play, assignment and Project.

RPL /Credit Transfers

The recognition of prior learning (RPL) pathway is appropriate for candidates who have previously attained skills and knowledge from outside the formal education and training system and which includes work and life experience.

Credit transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification based on identified equivalence in content and learning outcomes between matched qualifications.

Students may apply for RPL or Credit transfers for any unit in which they can successfully demonstrate competency.

Unit of Competence

To attain the BSB50420 – Diploma of Leadership and Management, 12 units must be achieved, consisting of 4 core units and 8 elective units.

Core Units
1BSBCMM511Communicate with influence
2BSBCRT511Develop critical thinking in others
3BSBLDR523Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
4BSBOPS502Manage business operational plans
5BSBPEF502Develop and use emotional intelligence
6BSBTWK502Manage team effectiveness
Elective Units
7BSBFIN501Manage budgets and financial plans
8BSBOPS504Manage business risk
9BSBOPS505Manage organisational customer service
10BSBPEF501Manage personal and professional development
11BSBTWK503Manage meetings
12BSBWHS521Ensure a safe workplace far a work area

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Australian Institute of Entrepreneurship

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