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Diploma of Leadership and Management

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  • Duration:

    Maximum 1 year

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    Kaplan Professional (RTO 90116)

  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

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This course meets the 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

Are you an emerging leader who has what it takes to manage, inspire and engage a team? Then Kaplan Professional's online Diploma of Leadership and Management BSB51915 can help you maximise your potential.

Under the guidance of a personal online coach, you'll develop the essential skills and knowledge to successfully lead and manage teams across a variety of industries. By the end of this course, you'll know how to boost productivity, show others how to achieve their best performance and undertake a change management plan. You'll also have the capability to plan, implement and evaluate your own work, and that of your team. From time management to interpersonal skills, this course will teach you all you need to know about being a successful leader.

Discover how to create a culture of inspiration and motivation, whatever your industry. If you're already working in a leadership role and want to enhance your abilities or are looking to move up the career ladder, this is the course for you.


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet language, literacy and numeracy requirements.

It is also recommended that students are currently working in a team leader or manager position.

Individuals who have not previously held a role in a workplace and are new to industry (that is, individuals with less than 6 months' experience in their working career, or in an organisational environment) are encouraged to complete the introductory subject Workplace communication essentials.

Areas of study

In this leadership course, the subjects you may study include the below Units of Competency:

  • BSBMGT605 - Provide leadership across the organisation
  • BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBLDR501 - Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • BSBMGT502 - Manage people performance
  • BSBLDR502 - Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • BSBWOR502 - Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • BSBLED501 - Develop a workplace learning environment
  • BSBMGT516 - Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBMGT517 - Manage operational plan
  • BSBINN502 - Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • BSBRSK501 - Manage risk
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
Kaplan Professional Kaplan Professional is a leading provider of education in financial services and real estate. Kaplan Professional’s internationally renowned programs, personalised study experiences, flexible learning options and range of industry partners, all make them highly respected and distinguished.

Kaplan Professional offers a range of professional qualifications and provides learning solutions to 45,000 people a year. Whether you want to undertake a Certificate, Diploma or Masters, Kaplan Professional has the right course to get you where you want to go!

Kaplan Education Pty Ltd trading as Kaplan Professional (RTO 90116)

Kaplan Professional aim to make your learning journey as seamless as possible and have put together a student services team to assist and help you out if any challenges come up.

Student support representatives will be on hand to answer questions around the system, login and password queries, explaining processes around assessments etc., and to offer advice around study pathways and subject selection.

There’s also an ‘Ask the Tutor’ forum where you can direct questions regarding your studies to subject matter experts.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Diploma of Leadership and Management BSB51915 from Kaplan Professional.

Individuals who complete this qualification will be well positioned to confidently and successfully undertake team leader and management roles across a range of industries.

How Much Will It Cost?

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The full fee for this course is $2,615 (GST exempt). Individual subjects are $900 (GST exempt) each.

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