Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course Rundown

Turn your organisational skills into a rewarding career in business leadership with this nationally recognised online Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51918) course from Mentor Education.

Designed for students seeking to build practical skills in leadership and management, this course offers a strong foundation in core business competencies. In this course, you’ll build skills in emotional intelligence, workplace leadership and management, financial planning, budget management, employee management, workforce performance and continuous improvement, and graduate with the skills, confidence and experience required to seek work as a business or team leader.

With a self-paced, online delivery, unlimited email and phone student support, and the option to participate in guided online tutorials, this course helps you build workplace-ready professional skills without interrupting your life. 

This course offers a pathway to further study in project management, business administration or team leadership. If you’re seeking to grow your leadership career, this course is your next step.


This is an open entry course with no pre-requisite qualifications. Mentor Education recommends that students taking this course have strong literacy and numeracy skills.

Students may wish to complete the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (BSB42015) qualification before enrolling in this diploma course.


Core subjects:

  • BSBLDR502 — Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • BSBLDR511 — Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • BSBWOR502 — Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • BSBMGT517 — Manage operational plan

Elective subjects:

  • BSBWOR501 — Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBHRM513 — Manage workforce planning
  • BSBADM502 — Manage meetings
  • BSBSUS501 — Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • BSBCRT501 — Originate and develop concepts
  • BSBPMG522 — Undertake project work
  • BSBINN502 —Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • BSBMGT516 — Facilitate continuous improvement

Mentor Education is one of Australia’s leading RG146 compliance training providers for the financial services industry. By specialising exclusively in this field of training, Mentor is able to focus on delivering professional development courses of the highest quality. Thanks to their flexible delivery options, you can complete a nationally recognised qualification in financial planning entirely online, and without disrupting your career. Take advantage of Mentor Education’s long-standing industry reputation and commitment to ongoing professional development by enquiring about a course today.

As a student of Mentor Education, you’ll receive access to an experienced financial adviser Monday to Friday, 9am–5pm by telephone and email, so you’re always assured of timely feedback and assistance.

Students of this program will also benefit from complementary inclusion of Mentor Education’s Career Pathway Program. This comprehensive suite of career-building tools includes a 12-month professional development subscription, association membership and regular updates on industry news and events.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51918) from Mentor Education.

This qualification will provide you with the skills and experience required to seek work in a broad range of leadership and management roles across a wide range of industries. You'll be equipped to seek employment as a business manager, operations manager, team leader or business administrator.

With this qualification, you may choose to seek employment both nationally and internationally, in fields including building and construction, mining, engineering, media and the arts, education and training, hospitality, finance, technology, or in the not-for-profit sector. You'll graduate with the skills and knowledge required to confidently lead teams, people, projects and businesses successfully.

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

How Much Will It Cost?

The fee for this course starts from $990 for online, self-paced learning.

Mentor Education offers flexible payment options to suit each person's individual needs, including:

  • Upfront payment
  • Direct debit payment plan


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