BSB51918 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.

Sarina Russo Institute is an approved provider for VET Student Loans.

The VET Student Loans (VSL) program assists eligible students enrolled in approved higher level vocational education and training (VET) courses to pay their tuition fees.

  • VET student loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements.
  • A VET student loan gives rise to a VETSL debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid. For more info, visit


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
BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBLDR513 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.  Vet Student Loans: Price = $7,530 (For students accessing VSL, a 20% Government Loan Fee applies plus $1440 student co-contribution)
  2. Fee paying basis: 
    • Cash upfront (20% Discount!): Price = $5,212
Unit of Study Code Study Period Length (Weeks) Tuition Fee VSL Co-contribution
DLMUS1901 Semester 1 13 $1,628 $1,268 $360
DLMUS1902 Semester 2 13 $1,628 $1,268 $360
DLMUS1903 Semester 3 13 $1,628 $1,268 $360
DLMUS1904 Semester 4 13 $1,631 $1,271 $360
       Total: $6,515  $5,075  $1,440

Census Dates prior to 1st October 2018, please click here.

Census Dates commencing 1st October 2018, please click here.

Entry Requirements:

  • Minimum Year 11 or equivalent, plus basic computer skills and knowledge of Internet use.
  • For students accessing VSL – Year 12 certificate, Certificate IV or higher or a competent result in a Government approved LLN reading and numeracy test.


  1. Online (monthly intakes) – using iLearn, our 24/7 learner management system. Using iLearn, students can engage with learning at their own speed, in their own time from the comfort of their home.
  2. Brisbane & Gold Coast Campus – Please contact us for intake dates for classroom based studies

Duration: 12 Months
Intakes: Monthly intakes

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

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

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
60 credit points (6 subjects) awarded against a Bachelor of Business (total of 240 credit points)

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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