Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Diploma

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

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  • Duration:

    Self-paced, 12-18 months

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Upskilled (RTO 40374)

  • Career Outcomes:

    Managing Director | Change Manager | Team Leader | Manager | Senior Manager | View All

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

Eager to move up the ladder in your career? Designed for motivated professionals currently working in leadership and management roles, this Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership (BSB80215) from Upskilled is the perfect next step to achieve your career goals.

Build on your professional experience and gain new skills in strategic judgement and decision making. The course will give you a foundational knowledge of leadership strategies that help you understand the bigger picture for your business and get the most out of the employees you supervise.

This nationally accredited qualification is ideal for motivated professionals looking to cement their understanding of strategic leadership principles for their current role or getting ready to advance to more senior leadership roles.

Study any time, anywhere. The flexibility of online learning let’s you manage your own schedule, study when it suits you and balance your work and home commitments. Upskilled offers a structured and supportive learning experience tailored for your convenience.


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Completion of a Diploma of Advanced Diploma qualification in related fields of study and 3 years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and a management responsibility; OR
  • Completion of a Bachelor Degree in a related field of study and 2 years equivalent full-time relevant experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility, OR
  • Have five years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise

What You’ll Learn

In this leadership course, subjects you may study include:

  • BSBLDR801 - Lead personal and strategic transformation
  • BSBLDR802 - Lead the strategic planning process for an organisation
  • BSBLDR804 - Influence and shape diversity management
  • BSBLDR803 - Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships
  • BSBMGT803 - Use financial and economic information for strategic decision making
  • BSBLDR805 - Lead and influence change
  • BSBMGT802 - Lead design and review of enterprise systems
  • BSBLDR806 - Lead and influence ethical practice

Why study with Upskilled?

Upskilled is a leading Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that delivers innovative, effective and accredited courses at a certificate and diploma level. As one of the largest RTOs in Australia, Upskilled partners with businesses and career-minded individuals to achieve amazing outcomes.

Upskilled understand the impacts of the digital age and are committed to delivering a premier online training experience that will revolutionise the way you learn. Choose from over 100 qualifications across more than 20 disciplines and start chasing your dream career today. With Upskilled, you're qualifying for tomorrow!


Student Support

As a student of Upskilled, you will have access to continued support, advice and guidance from your online trainer via phone or email. Your trainer will give you valuable feedback on your assessments and help you with your course material. Additional support with your study is also available during out-of-work hours via phone or Skype.

Upskilled recognise that learning is an interaction. For that reason, they've put in place the right tools that deliver effective skills learning and are interactive too. By understanding how people systemise information effectively, Upskilled has been able to develop online programs that make study natural, rewarding, and fun.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership (BSB80215) from Upskilled.

With the skills and knowledge gained in this course, you'll be well prepared to apply for a range of leadership and management positions across a wide range of industries.

Curious about where a career in leadership could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Upskilled offers a choice of two convenient payment options to help make studying more affordable:

Option 1 – Save 15% when you pay upfront 
Total course cost: $10,630 (down from $12,500)

Option 2 – 24-month interest-free payment plan
No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months. Get started for just $120 a week!