Build on your existing leadership skills to become a valuable asset to any company.

As a mentor to others, you will develop critical thinking skills and emotional intelligence, and will learn to apply your knowledge and experience to unpredictable workplace issues. You will expand your skillset to plan, implement and monitor your own workload and that of others, and provide support to individuals and teams.

Career Opportunities

Upon graduation, your newly acquired skillset means you could develop your career as a/an:

  • Office Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Information Services Manager
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    Nationally recognised qualification

    BSB50420 (AQF Level 5) 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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    12 units of study

    Each term you will study a module of 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, manage team effectiveness, manage budgets and financial plans 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

Lead & manage people performance

BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence

Gain the skills and knowledge required to present and negotiate persuasively, lead meetings effectively, and make presentations to various audiences with appropriate tone, structure and style of communication.

BSBLDR522 Manage people performance

Performance management and development are key requirements for effective managers and this unit will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to manage staff that report directly to you. Learn to allocate tasks, review performance, reward excellence and provide constructive feedback.

BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

Learn to establish, manage and review procedures to support effective workplace relationships, such as conflict management processes, strategies for collaboration, and procedures for escalating issues.


Develop critical thinking & use emotional intelligence

BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others

Develop the skills and knowledge required to encourage critical and creative thinking skills, such as analysis, synthesis and evaluation of information. Learn to facilitate learning opportunities and improve thinking practices within your team by establishing a safe, supportive environment.

BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence

Emotional intelligence is a highly sought-after skill. In this unit you will learn to use emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, social awareness and relationship management. You will develop the skills to assess emotional strengths and weaknesses of individuals, identify potential stressors, and adapt your communication style to consider the emotional needs of others.

BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness

Develop the skills required to lead teams and actively engage with management regarding your team’s results. You will learn to establish performance plans and goals for your team, facilitate cohesion by involving the team in planning and decision-making, and encourage team members to take responsibility for, and work together to achieve, their tasks.


Professional development & innovation

BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development

Learn to implement systems and processes to support the growth of yourself and others. Assist your team to establish work goals, plans and activities that align with their responsibilities and facilitate their access to development opportunities. Build your skills to maintain your own professional competence and engage in relevant training as required.

BSBSTR501 Establish innovative work environments

This unit will equip you with the key skills required to create a supportive environment where innovative work practices are implemented across the organisation. Learn to encourage creative mindsets, collaborative working and risk-taking to open up opportunities for innovation.

BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans

Develop the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management for your team or your organisation. Learn to prepare and evaluate budgets, formulate contingency plans, implement processes to monitor expenditure and regularly assess the organisation’s financial position.


Manage business & communication

BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans

This unit will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor the implementation of operational plans to support efficient and effective workplace practices and ensure productivity and profitability of the organisation.

BSBOPS504 Manage business risk

Learn to manage business risks across an organisation, by establishing risk context, identifying and analysing risks and their likelihood, and implementing the most appropriate strategies for mitigation.

BSBTWK503 Manage meetings

Build your skills and knowledge to oversee meeting preparation, chair meetings effectively, organise minutes and report on meeting outcomes. Learn how to promote participation and discussion from your team and encourage creative suggestions for solving issues.

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:

  • Influence and manage relationships
  • Inspire and build teams
  • Manage operations and lead initiatives
  • Develop and implement business plans
  • Mentor and lead professional development


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.

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:

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

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