Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management [BSB60420]

Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (CRICOS Course Code: 105571C)

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters. They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Manager
  • Area Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Quarry Business Manager
  • Senior Executive
  • Business Development Director
  • Executive Director
  • Department Manager
  • Managing Director
  • Chief Executive Officer

After achieving the BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management, students may undertake further study to bachelor’s degree or other Advanced Diploma Level qualifications.

Entry Requirements

  • Entry to this qualification is limited to those who:
    1. Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB training package (current or superseded equivalent versions), or
    2. Have two years’ equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise.
  • All international students must be able to demonstrate an IELTS 5.0 level of English language or equivalent. They have either completed their education to a level which is equivalent to an Australian Senior High School, College or University and are over 18 years of age.


Course Duration

This program is delivered 20 hours’ / week full time study ,15 hours face-to-face and 5 hours online using Moodle as platform, entirely off-the-job at SIBN campus through a combination of face-to-face trainer-led classes and practical classes involving small group and individual activities.

  • Calendar Year: Seventy-eight (78) weeks
  • Academic Year: Sixty (60) weeks
  • Terms: 6 x 10 weeks = 60 weeks
  • Term breaks: 6x3 weeks = 18 weeks
  • Allocated hours: 1500 hours

Core Unit

BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change
BSBLDR602 Provide leadership across the organisation
BSBOPS601 Develop and implement a business plan
BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement

Elective Units

BSBSTR501 Establish innovative work environments
BSBWHS605 Develop, implement and maintain WHS management system
BSBHRM614 Contribute to strategic workforce planning
BSBFIN601 Manage organisational finances
BSBINS601 Manage knowledge and information


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