BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management

The Diploma of Leadership and Management provides a pathway for individuals looking to pursue a career in leadership and management across a range of industry contexts.

By studying a suite of 12 subjects which focus on the core areas of business as well as communication, emotional intelligence and operational planning, this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to be an effective leader and a valuable employee.

This course draws on the foundations of business to highlight the implementation of effective leadership skills, for this reason the Diploma of Leadership and Management would be a beneficial course for those looking to up-skill or those looking to change careers.

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In addition to VET Student Loans this course is also offered on a Fee Paying basis; either a discounted upfront payment, an interest free Direct Debit Payment Plan or payment per unit of competency over the course term. For further pricing information see the Fees and Dates tab below


Fees and Dates


Career Opportunities



Code Title
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
BSBMKG502 Establish and adjust marketing mix
BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBLDR503 Communicate with influence
BSBLDR504 Implement diversity in the workplace
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans

All courses are subject to change and availability.

Assessment Methodology
Uses a staggered assessment schedule with a range of methodologies such as:

  • Real world projects
  • Simulated workplace case studies
  • Portfolios of authentic work samples
  • Presentations

Price: $6,515

1. VSL: Covers $5075 (78%) of the course cost & $1440 (22%) is the student co-contribution
– Debit Order Co-Contribution on reaching Census Date over 21 months ((weekly ($17), fortnightly ($34) , monthly ($68)) from Census Date
2. Cash upfront (20% Discount!): Price = $5,212
3. Payment Plan Per Unit Accessed: $543 per unit x 12 units
4. Debit Order Payment Plan: Pay $200 upfront and the balance over 21 months ((weekly ($75), fortnightly ($150) , monthly ($300))

Unit of Study Code Study Period Length (Weeks) Tuition Fee VSL Co-contribution
DLMUS01 Semester 1 7 $865 $625 $240
DLMUS02 Semester 2 14 $1,050 $810 $240
DLMUS03 Semester 3 14 $1,050 $810 $240
DLMUS04 Semester 4 14 $1,050 $810 $240
DLMUS05 Semester 5 14 $1,050 $810 $240
DLMUS06 Semester 6 21 $1,450 $1210 $240
       Total: $6,515  $5,075  $1,440

For Unit of Study Census Dates, please click here.

Entry Requirements: Year 12 certificate or a competent result in an entry level reading and numeracy test.
 This course is delivered online, using iLearn, our 24/7 learner management system. Using iLearn, students can engage with learning at their own speed and in their own time.

This program is also delivered face to face on the Gold Coast through our industry partner Massage Schools Queensland. 2018 Face To Face Intake Dates:

  • 30th January
  • 22nd May
  • 11th September

Duration: 12 Months
Intakes: Every Monday

  • Executive Officer
  • Program Consultant
  • Program Coordinator
  • Business Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Business Supervisor

University Credits Awarded
James Cook University 24 credit points (1 year) out of a 72 credit point awarded against a Bachelor of Business
Southern Cross University

8 subject credits (1 year) towards:

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management
  • Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management
  • Associate Degree of Business
  • Associate Degree of Information Technology
Griffith University 60 credit points (6 subjects) awarded against a Bachelor of Business (total of 240 credit points)
Torrens University

80 credit points (1 year) towards:

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
  • Bachelor of Business (Communication and Public Relations)
  • Bachelor of Business (Event Management)
  • Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)
  • Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship)

Employment Assistance
As a Sarina Russo Institute student, you are entitled to our FREE employment assistance, which provides mentoring, employment workshops and job placement service.

Student Support Services

  • Dedicated Trainers to help with training and assessment
  • Access to iLearn – our 24/7 learning management system
  • 24/7 access to online learning and assessment materials that comprise of recorded lectures, interactive digital resources eBooks, PowerPoint’s and video links.
  • Opportunities to collaborate online with Trainers, industry experts and peers
  • Free state of the art Language Literacy and Numeracy tools
  • Mentoring and job placement assistance

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