BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

General: 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.

Entry requirements: Prospective students are required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment and a Pre-Training Interview, administered by and to the satisfaction of ITHEA and be at least 18 years of age.

Vocational outcomes: Students can go into a range of employment. Occupations may include Executive Manager or Director, Manager, Human Resources – Strategy, Senior Executive.

Job outlook: Please refer to the Australian Government Job Outlook site for job prospects for a Corporate General Manager. 51,200 persons were employed as General Managers in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be between 10,001 and 25,000.

Source: Department of Employment. For full details on General Managers visit Job Outlook

Delivery and assessment: The course is delivered via classroom delivery. Assessment methods allow for the gathering of sufficient quality evidence about the student’s performance. Methods used include question and answer, project/analysis/discussion, written reports, case studies/scenarios and presentation/demonstration.

Core Units

Unit CodeUnit DescriptorNominal Hrs
Manage finances80
BSBINN601Lead and manage organisational change60
BSBMGT605Provide leadership across the organisation60
BSBMGT617Develop and implement a business plan60

Elective Units

Unit CodeUnit DescriptorNominal Hrs
BSBSUS501Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability50
BSBMKG609Develop a marketing plan50
BSBMGT608Manage innovation and continuous improvement70
BSBMGT616Develop and implement strategic plans80
BSBRSK501Manage risk60
BSBMKG605Evaluate international marketing opportunities60
CHCORG611CLead and develop others in a community sector workplace90
BSBMKG608Develop organisational marketing objectives60

How to Apply

Please make sure you have read all the course information about units of study, duration, entry requirements, assessment information, job prospects etc.


1. You must attend a pre-training interview which includes a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test.

2. To complete the application process, click on the ‘Apply Now’ link. Complete the steps involved to submit your application online.

3. ITHEA will assess your application and make sure all entry requirements are met. An ITHEA representative will contact you if your application is unsuccessful.


If you have any questions about the course, please call us on 9650 3900.


18 months


Term 1 – Tue 29 Jan
Term 2 – Tue 23 Apr
Term 3 – Mon 15 Jul
Term 4 – Mon 7 Oct

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