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Diploma of Leadership and Management BSB50420

Overview

In this qualification you will learn to perform the role of people who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

Qualification:

Diploma of Leadership and Management BSB50420

Course No:

DP-BT21

Campus:

CIT Reid 

Duration:

1 semester full-time (approx. 20 hours per week) OR part-time equivalent. You will also need to complete approx. 10-20 hours per week of independent and self-directed learning to practise and develop your skills.

Cost Info:

The 2022 Semester 2 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total course cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Indicative Cost:

$1,950
Apprentice/trainee
  • Subsidised fee $430
  • Full fee $4,764

Likely Job Outcome:

Team leader, supervisor, first-line manager

Application Type:

Standard
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Timetable Information

To help with the enrolment process print your timetable, or keep the window open, so that you can refer back to it for your course code, course name, and the Course Reference Numbers (CRNs).

Additional Information

If you have extensive relevant work experience and/or other relevant qualifications, you may be able to seek recognition or fast-track through the learning requirements and complete your qualification in less time.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

Although there are no entry requirements for this course it is an advantage if you have completed a Certificate III in Business or have relevant work experience.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level course. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 12 subjects

Core: Complete all 6

  • BSBTWK502   Manage team effectiveness
    • CIT Code: BUSN561
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation.The unit applies to individuals working at a managerial level who lead and build a positive culture within their work teams. At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures requiring the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement. It will also involve using a range of problem solving and decision-making strategies.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPEF502   Develop and use emotional intelligence
    • CIT Code: BUSN485
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and use emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management in the workplace.The unit applies to individuals who are required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources and who deal with unpredictable problems as part of their job role. These individuals may be responsible for leading a team or work area.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBLDR523   Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
    • CIT Code: BUSN388
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage effective workplace relationships. The unit applies to individuals in leadership or management positions who have a prominent role in establishing and managing processes and procedures to support workplace relationships. These individuals apply the values, goals and cultural diversity policies of the organisation. They use complex and diverse methods and procedures as well as a range of problem solving and decision making strategies, which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBCMM511   Communicate with influence
    • CIT Code: BUSN278
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to present and negotiate persuasively, lead and participate in meetings and make presentations to customers, clients and other key stakeholders.The unit applies to individuals who are managers and leaders required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources, and who deal with unpredictable problems as part of their job role. They use initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, evaluate and co-ordinate the work of teams. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBCRT511   Develop critical thinking in others
    • CIT Code: BUSN292
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop critical and creative thinking skills in others within a workplace context.The unit applies to individuals who are developing and coaching others, for whom critical thinking skills (including analysis, synthesis, and evaluation) are an important part of their job roles. This unit applies to individuals who are typically responsible for leading teams.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBOPS502   Manage business operational plans
    • CIT Code: BUSN470
      Cost: Standard $200.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor the implementation of operational plans to support efficient and effective workplace practices and organisational productivity and profitability. The unit applies to individuals who manage the work of others and operate within the parameters of a broader strategic and/or business plans.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete minimum of 4

  • BSBXCM501   Lead communication in the workplace
    • CIT Code: BUSN586
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead communication in the workplace within any industry. This unit has a specific focus on the communication skills required for team leaders with responsibility for other workers.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBHRM524   Coordinate workforce plan implementation
    • CIT Code: BUSN326
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to coordinate the implementation of a workforce plan, including researching requirements, coordination of planning and implementing initiatives and monitoring trends. The unit applies to individuals who are human resource practitioners or staff members with a role in a policy or planning unit that focuses on workforce planning.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBOPS501   Manage business resources
    • CIT Code: BUSN469
      Cost: Standard $200.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage resources according to planned business strategies. It includes analysing resource requirements, developing resource plans, allocating resources, and reviewing and reporting on resource usage.The unit applies to individuals with a role in allocating and monitoring the use of physical and/or human resources to meet defined business objectives.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBOPS504   Manage business risk
    • CIT Code: BUSN472
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      Description: This unit describes skills and knowledge required to manage business risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting.The unit applies to individuals who are working in positions of authority and who are approved to implement change across the organisation, business unit, program or project area. They may or may not have responsibility for directly supervising others.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBHRM522   Manage employee and industrial relations
    • CIT Code: BUSN324
      Cost: Standard $200.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage employee relations (ER) and industrial relations (IR) matters in an organisation. It involves developing and implementing ER and IR policies and plans and managing conflict resolution negotiations. The unit applies to those who are authorised to oversee IR and manage conflict and grievances in an organisation. They will have a sound theoretical knowledge base in human resources management and IR as well as current knowledge of ER and IR trends and legislation.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBSUS511   Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
    • CIT Code: BUSN541
      Cost: Standard $150.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement workplace sustainability policies and to modify the policy to suit changed circumstances.The unit applies to individuals with managerial responsibilities who undertake work developing approaches to create, monitor and improve strategies and policies within workplaces. These individuals also engage with a range of relevant stakeholders and specialists. 'Sustainability' in this unit refers to a broad approach that focuses on the minimisation of an organisation's social, economic and environmental impact, as well as proactive value creation in these areas.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBLDR522   Manage people performance
    • CIT Code: BUSN387
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the performance of staff that are direct reports. The unit applies to individuals who manage people. It covers work allocation and the methods to review performance, reward excellence and provide feedback. The unit makes the link between performance management and performance development and reinforces both functions as a key requirement for effective managers.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBTWK503   Manage meetings
    • CIT Code: BUSN562
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage a range of meetings including overseeing the meeting preparation processes, chairing meetings, organising the minutes and reporting meeting outcomes.The unit applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who are required to organise and manage meetings within their workplace. These individuals may work as senior administrative staff or may be individuals with responsibility for conducting and chairing meetings in the workplace.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: May complete maxi of 2

  • BSBMKG541   Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
    • CIT Code: BUSN430
      Cost: Standard $154.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, evaluate and take advantage of marketing opportunities by analysing market data, distinguishing characteristics of possible markets and assessing viability of changes to operations.The unit applies to individuals working in a supervisory or management marketing or advertising role within a marketing or advertising team or media organisation.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au