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Diploma of Leadership and Management

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  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Self-paced; max 12 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Foundation Education (RTO 22557)

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

What you'll learn

About this course

If the next career step for you involves moving into supervisory and managerial roles, this online Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915) course is the perfect study option for you. Offered by Foundation Education, this online course will help you step up to the plate and fill high-level management positions, irrespective of what industry or sector you work in.

The course has a strong focus on practical skills, and will train you to manage operational plans, implement risk mitigation strategies, and design clever business solutions in response to any problems that arise. You'll also develop higher level interpersonal skills, enabling you to effectively manage the work of others, make judicious decisions when it comes to enterprise requirements and overhaul systems as needed.

Don't let a lack of qualifications or skills hold your career back. Make that leap into management by enquiring about this course today!


There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however students must have:

  • Access to a computer, the internet and an active email address; AND
  • The required language, literacy and numeracy skills of diploma level; AND
  • Capacity to complete the assessment items within the required timeframes

Areas of study

In this leadership and management course, the subjects you will study include:

Core units:

  • BSBWOR502 - Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • BSBMGT517 - Manage operational plan
  • BSBLDR501 - Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • BSBLDR502 - Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

Elective units:

  • BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
  • BSBLED501 - Develop a workplace learning environment
  • BSBHRM501 - Manage human resource services
  • BSBHRM506 - Manage recruitment, selection and induction process
  • BSBHRM513 - Manage workforce planning
  • BSBMGT502 - Manage people performance
  • BSBRSK501 - Manage risk
RTO 22557
Foundation Education is one of the few Registered Training Organisations (RTO) in Australia who endeavours to deliver flexible online training solutions designed to fit their students’ lifestyles. Since 1999, they’ve been focused on providing excellence in Vocational Education and Training and building partnership networks that drive quality graduates across each industry, alongside their partner RTO, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT).

With more than 60 nationally recognised certificate and diploma level courses on offer, the Foundation Education difference means:

Flexible Online Study
Foundation Education’s courses are delivered online so you can study whenever and wherever suits you. This also gives you the flexibility to choose your course length – whether that be the full term of your course or as little as six months.

Dedicated Student Support
Foundation Education’s industry experienced Technical Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.

Industry Relevant Courses
Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with the job-ready skills and up-to-date knowledge required to support your career goals.
Studying with Foundation Education, you will be supported by an experienced trainer currently working in the industry. You will receive ongoing and personalised support with your assignments and career goals, and have access to coaching and advice from industry professionals. With state-of-the-art technology, you will have access to your course materials 24/7, meaning you can truly study when and where you want.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915) from Foundation Education.

By having this nationally recognised diploma in leadership and management on your resume, you'll prove to both prospective and current employers that you've got the skills and qualifications to work in roles such as:

  • Business development manager
  • Corporate services manager
  • Senior office manager
  • Operations manager
  • Senior level management positions

Payment options & support

Finance options

Foundation Education offers a range of payment options to suit any budget:

  • Upfront payment - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 30 days
  • Payment plan - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid in instalments within 10 months
  • Rapid payment plan - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid in instalments within 4 months

Course fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services.

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