Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management - BSB61015
Make an impact with your leadership
In today’s fast-paced business world, organisations are increasingly looking to its leaders to make key strategic decisions and manage the rapid changes needed one step ahead of competition. This Advanced Diploma provides those aspiring to senior management with the comprehensive training and advanced skillset needed to lead from the front and make an impact at the highest level.

This course builds and refines the essential skills of a successful manager, and prepares students for leadership roles at a senior level with a focus on business planning and performance, as well as advanced strategies to manage change and human resourcing. On completion, graduates will have the ability to approach challenges in innovative ways, and navigate an organisation to success within a rapidly changing marketplace.
COURSE CODE BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management
LOCATION In-class at 628 Bourke St Melbourne
CONTACT HOURS Approx. 20 hours per week
Blended learning available
DURATION OF COURSE 12 months (4 terms)
COURSE STARTS 10 April 2017

About this course
This course provides students with the broad understanding and strong skillsets needed to perform and make an impact as a senior manager in the modern business world.

The Advanced Diploma blends contemporary management theory with practical workplace strategies in a classroom-based course including a total of 12 study units which are studied over a duration of 12 months.

There is a strong focus on business management as a whole, including business planning techniques, advanced people management and units covering how to lead and manage change in an organisation. Students will learn through a range of assessment activities designed to integrate their learning, including written assignments, discussions, observations, tests, field trips and group work.

Graduates will have developed a broad and integrated picture of how organisations work and be able to apply that knowledge to their own decision-making. They will be ready to step into senior roles in leadership and management in large organisations in a variety of industries.
Study Units
BSBFIM601 Manage finances
BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change
BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan
BSBHRM604 Manage employee relations
BSBMGT616 Develop and implement strategic plans
BSBMKG609 Develop a marketing plan
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement
BSBMGT622 Manage resources
BSBHRM602 Manage Human resource strategic planning
BSBWHS605 Develop, implement and maintain WHS management systems
Assessments
AA Poly recognises the diverse learning needs of students and has thus incorporated a range of teaching and delivery methods in the course offered. They include observations, discussions, written assignments, tests, examinations, and/or practical application/ work related projects, classroom instruction, group and individual work, field trips, teamwork activities and role plays. Assessments will be consistent with these training delivery methods.
Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Credit Transfer is where units previously studied at another Registered Training Organisation or Education provider, are recognised and accepted as a completed unit.

For example, you may have completed the same unit of competency at another institution while undertaking another course; This will be recognised if the unit has the same title and unit code number. If a course title and code are not an exact match, a mapping process will be conducted to identify whether the unit requirements have been met.

Where Credit Transfer is being applied for, you must provide the unit, subject or competency information in the statement format and the original documents, including the qualification and related statements of attainment, must be produced.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), means you may be able to shorten the length of your course by measuring your skills acquired through, work or life experiences, or through qualifications obtained from formal studies or training.

To receive RPL, you must apply at the time of enrolment (via the RPL section of the application form). All RPL applications have a due date requirement. This date is approximately four weeks from you receiving the RPL application documentation and must be completed before the commencement of any training services. If you have any queries about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), please contact us.
Fees
Victorian Government Funded Training Fee Information 2017
Fee For Service* $4,000
Swipe card*** $100 (Refundable)
Nominal Hours (Maximum) 780
Government Funded $ Per Nominal Hour $4.00
Indicative Government Funded Tuition Fee $3,120
Indicative Student Tuition Fee per course ** $500
Indicative Student Tuition Fee per hour $0.64
Indicative Student Concession Tuition Fee per course $100
Indicative Student Concession Tuition Fee per hour $0.13
*Fee for Service: Fees charged for participants where participants are not eligible for State Government funding.
**Inclusive of all teaching materials provided to participants for the duration of the course.
***Swipe card: Only required for student attending classes at AAPoly

Please note:
·         The Student Tuition Fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
·         Student Tuition Concession rate: 20% of Student Contribution.

AAPoly may use both state and federal funding for this course eligibility criteria does apply, Student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment

AAPoly is a Skills First registered institution. Funding may be available through the Victorian Government for eligible students to study courses that will prepare students to work in an industry with growing need for skilled workers. To see if you’re eligible for Skills First, click here.

Payment Plans
Payment plans are also available for students enrolling in certificate level courses.
Study & Career Pathways
Nationally recognised training Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management
Career opportunities • Area Manager
• Regional Manager
• Department Manager
• General Manager of a small business
• General Manager of a small business
• Senior Manager
• Senior Manager
• Head of Strategy
• Head of Product and Service
• Head of Innovation
• Head of Human Resources
• CEO
Graduates of this Advanced Diploma can apply for higher education qualifications with Federation University. Students undertaking tertiary studies may be eligible for credits towards completing their qualification.