Take your management skills to an advanced level across many specialist areas.

Become competent in human resource management, marketing planning, continuous improvement, change management, strategic planning and most importantly, collaboration within your team and with other organisations. You’ll develop cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources, and creative and conceptual skills to express ideas and respond to complex problems.

Career Opportunities

Upon graduation, your newly acquired skillset means you could advance your career as a:

  • Managing Director
  • Senior Executive
  • Executive Director
  • Department Manager
  • Chief Executive Officer
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    Nationally recognised qualification

    BSB60420 (AQF Level 6) is a recognised qualification under the Australian Qualifications Framework.

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    8 intakes per year

    Start your course in January, February, April, May, July, August, October or November each year.

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    4 terms of 9 weeks study

    This program is structured in 4 terms of 9 weeks and includes scheduled study breaks of 3 weeks between each term (7 weeks in Dec-Jan)

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    45-52 weeks enrolment

    From start to end date, your total study period may span 45 to 52 weeks, depending on your chosen start date.

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    10 units of study

    Each term you will study a module of 2 to 3 units

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    Blended learning

    This program includes face to face teaching on campus as well as online practice on your own schedule.

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    Become job ready

    Through this course, you will gain fundamental skills and knowledge to lead teams, develop organisational strategies, apply critical thinking for complex problem solving and much more.

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    Competitive pricing + package promotions

    As a stand-alone enrolment, you will find our course fees very competitive. Package it with an English course and save $250 enrolment fees.

Course Units

  • Module A
  • Module B
  • Module C
  • Module D

Development & leadership

BSBPMG637 Engage in collaborative alliances

Learn to identify opportunities and forge mutually beneficial alliances with organisations that have shared interests. Build the skills required to prepare and negotiate agreements, in a way that the parties operate as partners with a high degree of joint decision-making. Analyse how to monitor and nurture these relationships and make changes as required.

BSBLDR602 Provide leadership across the organisation

A key component of this course, this unit will teach you to demonstrate senior leadership behaviour as well as professional competence. You will learn to communicate organisational goals, values, standards and expectations to relevant staff, facilitate improvements to workplace procedures, and to build and support teams throughout the organisation.


Workforce planning

BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving

This unit will teach you to develop structured and innovative solutions to overcome complex organisational issues. You will learn to facilitate brainstorming sessions with your team, evaluate solutions for advantages and limitations, and refine your solution ready for implementation.

BSBHRM614 Contribute to strategic workforce planning

Learn the skills required to contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of a strategic approach to workforce planning. This involves ensuring there is the structure and staff in place to meet organisational objectives, both currently and in the foreseeable future.


Innovation & growth

BSBINS601 Manage knowledge and information

Build the skills required to develop and maintain information and data systems to support decision making and to optimise the use of knowledge throughout the organisation. Learn to collect, analyse and distribute information, such as performance data, customer feedback, statistics and financial data.

BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change

The skills and knowledge developed in this unit are crucial for a successful manager. You will learn to develop and implement a change management strategy by identifying requirements according to the objectives, performance gaps, opportunities and threats. Build your skills to assess risks and benefits presented by each of these requirements.

BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement

This unit will equip you with the skills required to develop and sustain an environment in which continuous improvement, innovation and learning are encouraged and rewarded. Learn to coach others to be innovative, implement creative new processes, identify learning opportunities for team members, and evaluate continuous improvement systems.


Business strategy

BSBSTR602 Develop organisational strategies

Build the skills and knowledge required to establish the strategic direction of the organisation, sustain competitive advantage and enhance the competitiveness. You will learn to analyse and interpret relevant markets, assess existing and potential competitors and allies, and develop specific actions and initiatives.

BSBOPS601 Develop and implement business plans

Master the skills required to identify and assess organisational requirements, objectives, and competitors, and consult with relevant stakeholders to develop specific goals and measures for a business plan. Learn to implement the plan through communication to stakeholders, testing measurement systems and preparing relevant reports.

BSBMKG623 Develop marketing plans

Develop the skills and knowledge to research, develop and present marketing plans in accordance with the organisation’s overall marketing objectives. Learn to formulate specific marketing strategies and tactics that align with budget constraints, legal and ethical requirements, and timeframe limits.

Delivery mode

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    Live lectures delivered by trainers with real life experience

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    (Supported learning)


    Small classes focused on developing and practising key capabilities required for assessment

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    (Supported learning)


    Collaborative tasks aimed at applying skills and knowledge in simulated workplace conditions

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    Online Learning


    Structured activities available from our e-learning platform, designed to reinforce skills acquisition


ELC’s courses are conveniently scheduled in the late afternoons/evenings and only 2 days per week, allowing a maximum of flexibility for daytime work, independent study and personal time.

Focus on 21st Century skills

All of our courses are founded on the blend of 3 essential features:

  • Workplace

    The verbal and written communication skills needed to do your job effectively, create a positive impression and make an impact

  • Business

    The knowledge required to engage in, lead and manage the operations of a business

  • Transferable

    Skills highly valued by employers that will give you an edge in whatever job you do

Program designed for international students

ELC has over 35 years of experience in delivering the highest standards to international students. We understand that studying in a second language, far away from home, and with different methods can be a huge challenge.

At ELC Career College, we make it easy:
  • All of our course units have been carefully selected to suit an international audience
  • Our course materials are specially designed to suit your needs
  • Our trainers have received specialist training in delivering courses to non-native speakers

This means that you can truly make the most out of your qualification at ELC and maximise your potential.

Learning outcomes, resources and assessment

Learning Outcomes

Through this course, you will gain fundamental
skills and knowledge to:

  • Implement various management functions
  • Demonstrate accountability
  • Mentor and educate others
  • Manage continuous improvement
  • Provide strategic leadership and direction


Our resources are carefully developed to meet the needs of international students: they include extra support and practical tasks to help you understand the content clearly. All course materials and workbooks are available for free download from your e-learning platform.



You will be assessed through a combination of assessment types such as written assignments, case studies, reports, group tasks, portfolios and presentations. You must successfully pass all units to complete the qualification.

Entry requirements
  • Age

    Be aged 18 years or over

  • Academic

    Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or international equivalent

  • English Level

    IELTS proficiency level of 5.5 or above or equivalent.

  • Pre-requisite

    Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package or equivalent work experience

Already started studying this course in Australia or working in this field? Learn more about Credit Transfer or Recognition of Prior Learning.

Note that you are expected to bring your own laptop or tablet for home and classroom use.

Program dates

This qualification is delivered over 4 terms of 9 weeks. The total study period is 36 weeks. Your exact enrolment and break lengths depend on your start date, as detailed below:

Choose your course start date
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Fees and package specials
  • Prices
  • Enrolment Fee

    $ 250

  • Tuition Fee

    $ 10,000 ($2,500 per term)

  • Materials Fee

    $ 395


Special promotions also available to students who first enrol into an English course at English Language Company (ELC)

Study pathways

Enrol into several courses and build your own study pathway. Popular package options with this course include:

Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management
Diploma of Leadership and Management
Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management
Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
Diploma of Leadership and Management
Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management
English Language Course at ELC
Diploma of Leadership and Management
Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management
English Language Course at ELC
Diploma of Business
Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

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The teachers are good professionals and they push us to do a good job. Also, the building is nice. It was an excellent experience and I could enjoy the student life.

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