BSB50420 - Diploma of Leadership and Management

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.
Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements.
They may plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.





From $4,500


1-24 months

Funding Available

IPS Payment Plans

Industry Jobs

Area Manager, Business Manager, Department Manager, Human Resources Manager, Regional Manager, Sales Team Manager.

Earning Potential


Diploma of Leadership and Management

IPS Institute’s Diploma of Leadership and Management is designed to advance supervisors or middle managers to the responsibilities of management roles. With the latest theories and practical approaches to management, you will explore the critical capabilities that make an effective manager.

This qualification is divided into three distinct sections that cover the management of business, performance and people and focuses on those wishing to upskill in a number of leadership and management areas. Throughout the course, you will learn successful strategies for performance management and optimisation, supporting recruitment, delivering financial plans, and effectively implement change management processes.

Course Information


Individuals undertaking this qualification as a self-paced learning may take 1 – 24 months.

Individuals undertaking this qualification as a traineeship/Apprenticeship may take 6 – 36 months.

Delivery Method 

Online (Some tasks may require practical application and evidence)

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

RPL available (partial and full)

Entry Requirements

Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) level 3

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 12

(Units are selected to best suit specializations and accommodate deliverables. If tailored units are required please visit and contact us today). 

6 core units, plus

6 elective units

Units of Competency

Core units:

BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence

BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others

BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans

BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence

BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness

Elective units:

BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans

BSBOPS501 Manage business resources

BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development

BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area


Funding Available

Funding Available 

IPS Payment Plans (Monthly Plans, Upfront Costs, Quarterly Fees) 


More Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


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