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Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management (VIC only)

  • Qualification:

    Diploma + Advanced Diploma

  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
    Skills First Funding may be available

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Start date:

    Monthly intake dates – enquire now!

  • Awarded by:

    Academies Australasia Polytechnic (RTO 21282)

  • Location:


  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    Area Manager | Department Manager | Senior Manager | Regional Manager | View all

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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.

Course Rundown

About this course

The Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management, offered by AA Poly, shapes leaders for the fast-paced business world of today and the future. The course prepares students for roles in senior management, enabling you to develop a strong knowledge base, a wider understanding of business, and an advanced set of essential leadership skills.

Through a blend of contemporary management theory and practical workplace strategy, you'll focus on the key aspects of business management, such as business planning techniques, advanced people management and methods for leading and managing change in an organisation.

At the end of this course, you'll have the knowledge, skills and confidence to make strategic business decisions and make an impact as a senior management professional.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Areas of study

In this leadership course, the subjects you may study include:

  • 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
Academies Australasia Polytechnic Study with Academies Australasia Polytechnic and experience their state of the art teaching and learning facility located in the vibrant city centre of Melbourne.

Enjoy an exciting learning experience with their indoor and outdoor study areas, recreational deck, tennis court, computer labs and more. Plus, their Bourke Street campus is within reach of Melbourne’s bustling business and finance centre, offering you more career possibilities.

Learn from skilled teachers with valuable industry knowledge and feel confident being qualified by AAPoly when you begin your career in IT, community services, hospitality or more. They’ve got over 15 years of experience and the dedication to help you get to where you want to be!
When you study with Academies Australasia Polytechnic you’ll become part of a supportive community both in and out of the classroom.

Turn to their experienced and supportive teachers, mentors or on-campus counsellor, who are all committed to making your time with AAPoly a positive one.

AAPoly’s Peer Mentor Support Program is the main component of their orientation. The program helps ensure you settle in well, promotes a healthy physical and mental wellbeing, and hosts loads of social events allowing you to meet fellow students and experience what Melbourne has to offer.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • Victoria: Melbourne

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive an Advanced Diploma of Leadership & Management from AA Poly.

Graduates will be prepared to pursue senior leadership and management roles in large organisations in a variety of industries. Graduates are also able to pursue further study within higher education and may be eligible for credits towards an additional qualification.

  • Area Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • General Manager (Small Business)
  • Head of Strategy
  • Head of Product and Service
  • Head of Innovation
  • Head of Human Resources
  • CEO

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

AA Poly offers a range of payment options to suit any budget:

  • Upfront payment - All course costs can be paid in full via VISA/MasterCard or bank deposit
  • Payment Plan
  • Skills First Funding - 2017 (VIC State Government Subsidised Funding) is available for eligible students

You may be eligible to receive Skills First Funding for this course!

Under Skills First Funding, the Victorian government will contribute to the cost of training for eligible students to study courses that will prepare students to work in an industry with growing need for skilled workers.

The provider of this course is a Skills First registered institution. Enquire about this course now to find out more about your eligibility.

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