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Diploma of Leadership and Management (supersedes Diploma of Management BSB51107)
Course Code : BSB51915 Course Duration : up to 22 weeks
Fees : Domestic Students AUD $4,840 International Students AUD $7,040

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are engaged to manage the work of others or to add value to or review management practices. Their role may be in any industry or organisational setting. Typically, people in these roles will have considerable experience in their respective industries or vocational areas and combine an informed perspective of specific work requirements with their managerial approaches. The qualification requires a sound theoretical knowledge base and managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate own work or the work of a team.


Job and opportunities:

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors.  A possible job title relevant to this qualification is:

  • Frontline Manager
  • Branch Manager
  • Middle Manager
  • Supervisor
  • Business Operator
Entry requirements:

Preferred pathways into the Diploma of Management include:

successful completion of the Certificate IV in Business or other relevant qualification
vocational experience but without formal supervision or management qualification
Course start dates:

Either at the commencement or at the mid-point of a College term.  Term and vacation dates are in accordance with the Queensland Education Department’s published dates:


Cairns Business College
91-97 Mulgrave Road
Parramatta Park, Cairns QLD 4870


Study Mode:

Full-time up to 22 weeks

Recognition of prior learning (RPL):

RPL recognises your existing experience gained through life or work for which you may not have obtained a formal qualification. We will work with you to identify your existing skills, and assess if you can then achieve a full or part qualification. This also helps to avoid unnecessary duplication of training, saving you time and money.

Other Information:

Please be aware that you will also be required to supply stationery, textbooks and a USB memory stick at your own cost.

Assessment Procedures:

This program has a variety of assessment methods including written, oral, practical role plays and simulated office environment assessments.

Subject List:


 Unit Code Unit Description
 BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence – Core
 BSBMGT517 Manage operational plans – Core
 BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships – Core
 BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness – Core
 BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
 BSBRSK501 Manage Risk
 BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
 BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
 BSBADM502 Manage meetings
 BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
 BSBMKG501 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
 SITXFIN501 Prepare and monitor budgets
** Units of competency may be substituted by other units of competency within the Australian Qualification Framework’s requirements for this qualification.


++ Unit and course codes may change or be updated by ASQA