Diploma in Leadership & Management BSB51918
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.
Requires 12 units for this qualification, 4 core units plus 8 elective units.
Develop and use emotional intelligence (BSBLDR501 – 60 nom hours)
This unit covers the development and use of emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management in the context of the workplace.
Manage operational plan (BSBMGT517 – 70 nom hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor implementation of the operational plan to provide efficient and effective workplace practices within the organisation’s productivity and profitability plans.
Lead and manage effective workplace relationships (BSBLDR502 – 50 nom hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage effective workplace relationships. It applies to individuals in leadership or management who have a prominent role in establishing and managing processes and procedures to support workplace relationships taking into account the organisation’s values, goals and cultural diversity.
Lead and manage team effectiveness (BSBWOR502 – 60 nom hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation.
4 elective units must be selected from Group A – up to 4 may be additional units from Group A or Group B if not listed below, up to 2 electives may be from Diploma or above in the Business Services Training Package if not listed below, 1 elective unit may be from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Diploma level.
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Manage budgets and financial plans (BSBFIM501 – 60 nom hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management within a work team in an organisation. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches, supporting team members whose role involves aspects of financial operations, monitoring and controlling finances and reviewing and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes.
Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff (BSBHRM405 – 50 nom hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to execute tasks associated with the recruitment cycle and apply in-depth knowledge of the work of the organisation, and how recruitment and selection practices fit with other human resources functions.
Communicate with influence (BSBLDR503 – 60 nom hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to present and negotiate persuasively, lead and participate in meetings and make presentations to customers, clients and others.
Implement diversity in the workplace (BSBLDR504 – 60 nom hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage a diverse workforce. It covers scoping workforce diversity and developing, implementing and reviewing diversity policy and procedures in the workplace.
Manage people performance (BSBMGT502 – 70 nom hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the performance of staff who report to them directly. Development of key result areas and key performance indicators and standards, coupled with regular and timely coaching and feedback, provide the basis for performance management.
Facilitate continuous improvement (BSBMGT516 – 60 nom hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage continuous improvement systems and processes. Particular emphasis is on the development of systems and the analysis of information to monitor and adjust performance strategies, and to manage opportunities for further improvements.
Develop organisation policy (BSBMGT518 – 60 nom hours)
This unit covers the development or review of ‘in house’ policy in an organisation. It covers anticipating and confirming the need for policy development or review; planning the policy development process; gathering and analysing information; determining policy direction; and drafting, releasing and promoting policy.
Undertake project work (BSBPMG522 – 60 nom hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects.
Manage risk (BSBRSK501 – 60 nom hours)
This unit describes skills and knowledge required to manage risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting.
Ensure a safe workplace (BSBWHS501 – 60 nom hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate the organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements.
Manage personal work priorities and professional development (BSBWOR501 – 60 nom hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create systems and process to organise information and prioritise tasks.
Manage meetings (BSBADM502 – 30 nom hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage a range of meetings including overseeing the meeting preparation processes, chairing meetings, organising the minutes and reporting meeting outcomes.
Develop and manage performance management processes (BSBHRM512 – 60 nom hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and facilitate implementation of performance management processes and to coordinate individual or group learning and development to encourage effective employee performance.
Manage an information or knowledge management system (BSBINM501 – 50 nom hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise training for others for an information or knowledge management system and to manage the use of the system.
Develop a workplace learning environment (BSBLED501 – 60 nom hours)
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to encourage and support the development of a learning environment in which work and learning come together. Particular emphasis is on the development of strategies to facilitate and promote learning and to monitor and improve learning performance.