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BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management

BSB50420 | CRICOS: 098732J

Upgrade your career in leadership and management with this high-level qualification with Diploma of Leadership and Management at Queensland Academy of Technology.

Do you have a passion for leadership and effective management? If so, the Diploma of Leadership and Management is for you.You’ll gain the necessary knowledge and skills required to become a manager in business, human resources and sales.

Course Description

Good leadership and management is crucial for the success of any organisation. This qualification sets the foundation for strong management skills with a focus on productivity, managing and motivating people, and implementing strategies to further improve efficiencies and service delivery.

The skills and knowledge you gain in this course will enable you to secure a position in a small, medium or large-sized business at a supervisory or management level.

Course Duration and Study Options

  • 52 weeks (2 days per week)
  • Distance learning - 5 hours
  • Full time - Monday 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 high school 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**

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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 in business, human resources and sales.
  • 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

Manage project scope
Plan and implement administrative systems
Manage personal work priorities and professional development
Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
Manage quality customer service
Develop and use emotional intelligence
Manage meetings
Interpret market trends and developments
Manage operational plan
Manage people performance
Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
Lead and manage team effectiveness

Employment Opportunities

Job prospects upon successful completion of this course include:

  • Office Manager
  • Information Services Manager
  • Operation Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • Business Manager
  • Department Manager
  • 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 degrees:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Commerce
  • Hotel Management
  • Hospitality
  • Law (Paralegal Studies)
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Information Technology
  • Tourism

Students can have up to 8 units credit (1 year) transferred.

For more information on our university pathways, please see 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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