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Diploma of Leadership and Management

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  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Max 18 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Open Colleges (RTO 90796)

  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    Human Resources Officer | Business Manager | Retail Manager | Team Leader | View all

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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

This online Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915) course offered by Open Colleges will provide you with the education and training to manage strategic and operational areas of an organisation.

On completion of this Diploma of Leadership and Management course, you will have a solid understanding of the tasks and requirements of working in management, including assessing the performance of your team, establishing and reviewing processes and systems, identifying and controlling potential hazards and effective project management.


To be eligible for this course you must:

  • Have completed Year 11 and a minimum of one year of vocational experience; OR
  • Hold a nationally recognised qualification at the Certificate III level or higher; OR
  • Have at least six (or more) months of relevant vocational experience in a team leader or supervisor role.

It is also recommended that students have access to a workplace environment for this course.

Areas of study

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

  • BSBWHS501 - Ensure a safe workplace
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
  • BSBFIM501 - Manage budgets and financial plans
  • BSBCUS501 - Manage quality customer service
  • BSBMGT516 - Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBHRM405 - Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
  • BSBWOR502 - Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • BSBMGT502 - Manage people performance
  • BSBLDR501 - Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • BSBMGT517 - Manage operational plan
  • BSBLDR502 - Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • BSBLED501 - Develop a workplace learning environment
Open Colleges Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

Where Will It Lead Me?

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

There is great demand for people with strong management skills, who can lead a team effectively and get the job done. For aspiring managers, this diploma course is key to taking the next step up the corporate ladder. There are opportunities in every industry, in businesses large and small, for people with the right business qualifications. If you are already a practicing manager, then this online course is ideal for formalising your skills.

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Open Colleges offers two flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable:

Payment Option 1: Pay in weekly instalments

  • $87.36 per week (52 weekly repayments)
  • $100 deposit

Payment Option 2: Pay in full when you enrol and save up to 20% on your course fees

  • $5,112 upfront payment

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