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BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

BSB60420 | CRICOS: 089983J

Strengthen your leadership skills and abilities in all areas of management with Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management at Queensland Academy of Technology.

Do you have years of leadership or management experience in industry, and want to further your education? If so, the Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management at QAT is for you. You’ll gain the necessary knowledge and skills required to confidentially pursue a leadership role.

Course Description

The Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB60420) includes a wide range of core topics which reflect the key role of individuals who apply key knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of entrepreneurial enterprise and innovative industry contexts. This qualification equips students to 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. Course topics cover a wide range of interesting concepts including leading and managing organisational change, leadership across the organisation, as well as developing a practical strategic business and marketing plan.

QAT’s mission is to help students achieve their highest potential personally, academically and professionally. Be part of a dynamic class experience and be motivated to advance your managerial skills. This course will give you the knowledge and confidence to work in any innovative workplace environment as a leader and manager of a highly effective team.

Course Duration and Study Options

  • 52 weeks (2 days per week)
  • Distance learning - 5 hours
  • Full time - Wednesday and Friday

Entry Requirements

  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent* (No band below 5.0).
  • Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent in the student’s home country)
  • Students who have not completed Year 12 (or equivalent) must have relevant work experience or a qualification that indicate a likely success of course completion.

*Alternatively, students are required to take a pre-test before enrolment.

Tuition Fees

From $6,000**

**Check Fees and Funding or contact QAT for latest promotion.


All vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment types that may include examinations, essays, reports, group tasks, portfolios and/ or presentations.

Payment Options

We have many payment options available depending on each individual student. Please Contact QAT to know what payment option suits you.

Why Study Business with QAT?

At QAT our aim is to assist you in reaching the required competence and confidence to succeed within the Business industry.

Join QAT industry award winning trainers who will provide you with the individual training support to successfully achieve your diploma, reach your career goals and gain employment in the Business industry.

  • This course will equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to become a qualified manager, director or senior executive.
  • This qualification is nationally recognised.
  • Our trainers are qualified, industry-experienced professionals who provide one-on-one support to ensure you have the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the field.
  • Students will be trained in real world settings and acquire job-ready skills through their training.
  • Successful completion of this course will enable you to work as a manager in business, human resources, or sales, or complete further study with our university pathways.

Qualification Units

Provide leadership across the organisation
Develop and implement a business plan
Contribute to organisation development
Manage human resources strategic planning
Manage knowledge and information
Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
Manage finances
Manage risk
Develop and implement strategic plans
Develop a marketing plan
Develop and implement diversity policy
Lead and manage organisational change

Employment Opportunities

Job prospects upon successful completion of this course include:

  • Operational Manager
  • Area Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Senior Executive
  • Business Development Director
  • Executive Director
  • Department Manager
  • Small Business Owner and Manager

Further Study

Upon successful completion of this course, students can pursue further studies from our wide range of university pathways.

Our pathways for this course include the following study areas:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Commerce
  • Hotel Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Tourism

Students can have up to 12 units (1.5 years) credit transferred.

For more information on our university pathways, please see University Pathways

Any Questions?

For assistance, our Enrolments Team are more than happy to help you with any questions you may have.
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Course Overview

  • Duration

    52 weeks

  • Delivery Mode

    Campus, Distance

  • Units


  • Intake Dates

    Every 6 weeks*

  • Cost

    From $6,000

  • Nationally Recognised

    This is a Nationally Recognised Qualification on the Australian Qualifications Framework

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