(BSB50420) Diploma of Leadership and Management

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Course Overview

While studying the Diploma of Leadership and Management you will learn about finance, operations, leadership, communication, budgeting, human resource management, and strategy development. These skills will support you to gain employment in Senior Team Leader positions where you will be in charge of managing daily business operations and a team of employees.

You will learn skills in leadership and communication, organisation of work priorities, budgeting and operational plan skills, as well as managing people.

You will experience problem-based learning scenarios contextualised for Australian businesses.

AQF Code
Course Duration
44 weeks
Intake Dates
Study Mode
Full time, on campus.
Course Fee
$14,000 (prices include all material fees)
English Language Requirements
IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent
Required Prior Study
Certificate IV in Business (or equivalent)

Career Opportunities

Students successfully completing this course have found employment as Senior Team Leaders and middle managers, using tactical and strategic skills to manage human and physical resources, finance and operations.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Business Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Senior Team Leader
  • Administrator
  • Project Officer
  • Project Manager

Course Structure

BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management comprises 12 units, packaged as 4 core (mandatory) units and 8 elective units.  All units must be completed successfully to gain the qualification.

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


BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial Plans (online only)
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBRSK501 Manage Risk
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Assessment Process

Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge. They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.

Throughout all assessments, Occupational Health & Safety procedures must be followed. Assessment methods may include:

  • Being observed performing practical tasks
  • Completing projects
  • Scenarios, case studies and role plays
  • Presentations
  • Completing short answer questions and questioning

This qualification includes employability skills of:

  • Navigating the world of work
      • Manage career and work life
      • Work with roles, rights and protocols
  • Interacting with others
      • Communicate for work
      • Connect and work with others
      • Recognise and utilise diverse perspectives
  • Getting the work done
      • Plan and organise
      • Make decisions
      • Identify and solve problems
      • Create and innovate
      • Work in a digital world

What will I need to bring?

Students will need to provide the following items:

  • Folder
  • Paper
  • Pens
  • USB
  • Email address

Entry Requirements

  • IELTS 5.5 General Training (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent.

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster, saving you valuable time and money.


BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management


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