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BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

This qualification prepares students to work in roles with senior or managerial responsibilities. They may oversee the work of others or have specialised roles where they do not supervise others but provide strategic leadership.
BSB60420

 

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This qualification is suitable for students who may be interested in gaining employment in a high level management role or who wish to pursue university level studies in the management field.
The Advanced Diploma of Management will provide you with the training you need to work within the business environment in a variety of roles such as:

  • Area Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Regional Manager

The Advanced Diploma of Management will equip students with the skills needed to succeed in management both within Australia and internationally.

Financial Management


Course Structure

COURSE SUBJECTS

BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

11 subjects

  • Complex problem solving
  • Management of Change
  • Organisational leadership
  • Business Planning
  • Continuous improvement and innovation
  • Strategic Planning
  • Workforce Planning
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Alliances

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Credit Transfer

Students may be eligible to obtain credits for individual modules as a result of experience gained in employment in the relevant business fields or from previous training or education. A fee is payable for assessing your RPL status. Students may also be eligible for credit transfer for relevant units studied at an Australian Registered Training Organisation.

Please see College Policies for the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Credit Transfer Policy.

Mode of Delivery

Overseas students: Full-time study delivered face-to-face with up to one third (⅓) online. 

Domestic students: Full-time/part-time study options delivered face-to-face, online and/or blended.


Sample Timetable

 

MORNING  DAY 1  DAY 2   EVENING DAY 1 DAY 2
07:30 - 09:30  SET^  SET^   14:00 - 16:00  EYES*  ASM# Tutorial   
09:30 - 12:30      Lecture       Lecture   16:00 - 17:00  SET^  SET^
12:30 - 13:30     SET^ SET^   17:00 - 20:00  Lecture    Lecture
14:00 - 16:00     EYES*  ASM# Tutorial    20:00 - 22:00  SET^  SET^

NOTE:

  • Timetables may vary slightly from campus to campus.
    • Sydney City and Brisbane campuses offer both morning and evening timetable options.
    • Bondi and Manly campuses offer evening timetable option only.

  • Lectures may be mixed and each student will study a total of 20 timetabled hours per week for each 9 week term they are enrolled in.
  • EYES and ASM tutorials are available at the same time on other days.

*EYES = Enhance Your Employability Skills tutorial.

#ASM = Academic Support Material tutorial.

^SET = Subject Enhancing Tutorial


Assessment

All vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment types that may include examinations, essays, reports, group tasks, portfolios and/or presentations.


Entry Requirements

Academic

Successful completion of a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions) or have “two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or supervisory role in an enterprise.”

English Level Required*

Successful completion of 8 weeks of General English at Upper Intermediate level or equivalent (plus 80% attendance) at our sister school, English Unlimited, or 10 weeks at other approved providers.

Check your English level here

Course Quick Facts



Course Length

Full-time: 4 terms (approx. 1 year)

Part-time*: 8 terms (approx. 2 years)

*Part-time option only available for
domestic students.


Start Dates

2021

26 April
24 May *Midterm
19 July
16 August *Midterm
11 October
08 November *Midterm

NOTE: * Course and campus availability subject to demand.
One term = 12 weeks (9 weeks study & 3 weeks course break.
Please note the Christmas/New Year break is 7 weeks).


Fees

Tuition fees

$6,000 ($1,500 per term)
Application fee: $150 for international students


Non-Tuition fees

Schedule of Administrative (Non-Tuition) Fees

Meet some of our teachers

APC Abha Suri Master Trainer Profile

AbhaVET Assistant Academic Coordinator, VET Trainer Business/Management (at APC since 2013)

I love cultural diversity that makes the canvas of this universe so colourful and beautiful. I take pride in great communication skills and a high ability to inspire and motivate individuals and teams to achieve results and grow. I am passionate towards my profession that I call as my higher purpose of life. Nothing gives me more happiness than seeing my students excel in all areas of their lives. 

Industry Experience
  • Transformation Redefined Recruitment Coaching & Consulting
  • Lecturer/ Tutor University of South Australia
  • Corporate Training
Qualifications
  • Master of Arts (1986)
  • Master of Business Administration (1985)
  • Adv Diploma of L&M (2016)
  • Adv Diploma of Marketing and Communication (2016)
  • Bachelor of Education (1995)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (2012)

Brian Hunt

Brian HTourism/Hospitality/Business/Management/Marketing Trainer (at APC since 2010)

Industry Experience
  • Vocational Trainer
  • University Lecturer
  • Head of People & Operations Management Development − China Brokers Ltd (7 years)
  • Operations and Customer Service Management − QANTAS (11 years)
  • Manager Routes Marketing Services & Products (SE Asia, China & Japan) − QANTAS (4 years)
  • Manager, Passenger Service Marketing & Training (North America) − QANTAS (3 years)
  • Customer Service Manager International − QANTAS (3 years)
Qualifications
  • Master of Business Administration in Business Management (Monash University)
  • Bachelor of Business in Tourism (Southern Cross University)
  • Post-graduate studies: Industrial Law and Labour Relations (The University of Sydney)
  • Advanced Diploma of Management
  • Diploma of Business (Marketing)
  • Diploma of Hospitality (Management)
  • Diploma of Tourism (Operations Management)
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment

Gail Corrie

GailBusiness/Management/Human Resources Trainer (at APC since 2009)

Industry Experience
  • Vocational Trainer
  • Workplace Trainer
  • Human Resources Manager − Hicksons Lawyers (5 years)
  • Human Resources Consultant (3 years)
  • ESL Teacher
  • Memberships: Australian Legal Practice Management Group NSW (member of Learning & Development Committee), Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI), Australian Institute of Management (AIM), Australian Industry Group
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Arts (University of New England)
  • Foundations of Human Resources − Australian Human Resources Institute (Charles Sturt University)
  • Course in OHS Consultation (WorkCover NSW)
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment
  • Certificate IV in TESOL (CELTA)
  • Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA)

Graham Blandy

GrahamBusiness/Management Trainer (at APC since 2009)

Industry Experience
  • Vocational Trainer (10 years)
  • Small business owner (2 years)
  • Marketing Coordinator (2 years)
  • Retail industry (5 years)
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree (ITC and Law)
  • Diploma of Business
  • Diploma of Management
  • Diploma of Project Management
  • Cert IV in Assessment and Workplace Training
  • Cert IV in Training and Assessment

Hasnain Zaheer

HasnainVET Trainer, Project Management/Human Resources/Leadership & Management/Marketing (at APC since 2013)

My philosophy to teaching, learning and career is that success in today's world increasingly depends upon your openness, flexibility and agility in learning continuously. We learn from a range of sources including in the workplaces, from the media and our networks and not just from books and courses. So, I would like for my students to learn how to learn beyond the formal courses they are enrolled in or the assessments they need to do. Rather, they need to conduct lifelong learning and reflection on work, education and experiences to grow in their vocation. My role is to facilitate the development of this attitude and orientation of continuous learning in my students.

Industry Experience
  • Trainer and assessor across marketing, management, HR, project management at APC 2013 onwards
  • Unit convenor of masters unit - Social Media Management at MQ 2016 onwards
  • Marker at Pearson for the subject Global Strategy & Leadership (GSL) of CPA exams 2014 onwards
  • Business owner - Simplogy, Sydney based boutique digital strategy and marketing firm 2009-2014
  • Head of Content Solutions, Yahoo!, Australia 2004-2007
  • Other experience comprise co-founder of start-up knowledgecareer.com acquired in less than one year (2000), product management of e-learning and corporate innovation (2001-2003), graduate trainee to senior executive at India's largest stock exchange - National Stock Exchange (1995-99)
Qualifications
  • Master of Research (MQ) 2015
  • Master of Management (MGSM) 2012
  • Certified Practicing Marketer (CPM AMI) 2013
  • Cert. IV in Training and Assessments (TAA) 2013
  • Foundations in Learning and Teaching (FiLT MQ) 2016

FORTE Henry

HenryProject Management trainer (at APC since 2014)

Industry Experience
  • More than 30 years working in various organisations including NBNCo, Ericsson and Nokia in Business Planning/Strategy, Project Management, Finance, HR, Marketing, Accounting, Leadership.
Qualifications
  • Diploma In Technology (1976)
  • Diploma in Administration (1991)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (1980)

Jahangir

JahangirVET Trainer, Management/Accounting/Business/Project Management (at APC since 2016)

A keen passion of mine is learning and motivating other people. As a trainer, my main objective is to stimulate learning interests and heighten critical thinking ability among students. By training at APC, engaging with students from over 90 nationalities, I have an exciting chance to enjoy creative freedom and a very high quality of delivering classes. APC maintains its international reputation through high educational standards, which in turn broadens job prospects for our students. 

Industry Experience
  • Assistant Operations Manager, One stop Property & Accounting Solutions (since 2016)
  • VET Trainer
  • Assistant Accountant
  • Small business owner
  • Retail industry Experience as Assistant Sales manager
Qualifications
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment with LLN (TAE40110), HBA, North Sydney, Australia
  • Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced), University of Western Sydney, Australia
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Business Management, Glyndwr University, London, UK
  • Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (RPL), FMEDGE Facility Management Training, Australia
  • Advanced Diploma of Accounting FNS60215, Australian Education and Learning Institute
  • Higher National Diploma in Business, Guildhall College, EDEXCEL, London, UK

Rekha

RekhaVET Trainer, Project Management/Human Resources/Leadership & Management (at APC since 2016)

I am very committed to providing a learning environment that is both exciting and rigorous, and use a variety of methods to encourage discussion and interaction on the topics that a course offers.  I also recognise that I have expertise and real life experiences to share with the students from which they may benefit.

Passion for training comes from my love for the content that I present and challenges experienced as a trainer. Seeing students succeed in their education and developing the necessary skills they need for their future, and preparing them for that, is what drives me. I thoroughly enjoy teaching and making a difference in student’s lives. It is an honour to be in this role.

 

Industry Experience
  • Vocational Trainer and Assessor: from 2010 to current
  • Director & Business Manager (Ayurveda Naturo Care) : from 2010 to current
Qualifications
  • Advanced Diploma of Business
  • Diploma of Project Management
  • Certificate IV in Human Resources
  • Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Susan Stack

Susan SVET Academic Coordinator (at APC since 2011)

Industry Experience
  • Project Administration BHP, Port Kembla (5 years)
  • International Markets Coordinator Bluescope Steel, Port Kembla (4 years)
  • Member Services Officer (Pillar Administration), Coniston 12 months
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce (International Business) (UOW)
  • Certificate IV Small Business Management
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment
  • Graduate Certificate (Business Coaching) (Sydney Business School, UOW)
  • Graduate Certificate (Adult and Vocational Education) (Charles Sturt University)

Eva Busina

EvaBusiness/Management Trainer (at APC since 2009)

Industry Experience
  • Vocational Trainer
  • Workplace Trainer
Qualifications
  • Master of Education in Adult Education (UTS)
  • Graduate Diploma in Vocational & Workplace Learning (UTS)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (University of New England)
  • Major in Psychology (UNE)
  • Minor in Sociology (UNE)
  • Diploma of Management
  • Diploma of Marketing
  • Certificate IV IN Training and Assessment
  • Senior First Aid St John