Diploma of Leadership & Management (BSB50420)

Develop Your Leadership Skills and Become a Successful Manager

Become an effective modern-day team leader with the Nationally Recognised Diploma of Leadership & Management (BSB50420) Online. This course is designed to develop your confidence, leadership skills, innovation, empathy, and emotional intelligence through 100% online study at your own pace.

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Start Date
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Part-time: approx 14-16 months. Full-time: approx 12 months.
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Course Overview

Course Modules

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Career Outcomes

  • Team Leader
  • Business Development Manager
  • General Manager 

Course Fees Include

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

If you have extensive experience in the industry with a high level of knowledge, competency and ability, you may be eligible for RPL. This process may enable you to get unit credits for competencies you’ve already demonstrated so you can fast-track your qualification. Submit your enquiry today for further information about RPL.

Technical Requirements

You will need regular access to a laptop, desktop computer or another device with the following:

  • An adequate and reliable internet connection
  • At least the equivalent of Microsoft Office, with word-processing capabilities and spreadsheets (eg: Google Docs, iWork, etc)
  • A PDF Reader installed

Course Entry Requirements

There are no formal prerequisite study requirements, however in order to succeed in your studies all students are required to:

  • Be 18 years or older at the time of registration
  • Demonstrate the required level of competency in English language, literacy and numeracy skills, The required level of competency in English language, literacy and numeracy skills for Diploma level qualifications is ACSF Level 3.

About The Course

Become a Highly Effective Team Leader

The modern workplace now actively seeks out and rewards managers who are not afraid to lead, motivate, and inspire their workforce; who embrace the internet and social media; who expect connectivity and interaction; and who can set themselves apart from the crowd. Unlock your team’s potential with the Diploma of Leadership & Management (BSB50420) Online. This Nationally Recognised Qualification has been designed in consultation with industry experts and is available for you to study through flexible online courses and at your own pace. It will challenge you to develop your confidence and leadership skills, increase your drive for innovation, and work on empathy and emotional intelligence which are vital components in fostering positive workplace relationships as an efficient modern-day team leader. For those looking to broaden their horizons further, exploring various management courses online can provide valuable additional insights and opportunities for career advancement.

Learn successful strategies for performance management and optimisation, support recruitment, people performance, communicating with influence, managing budgets, delivering financial plans, and effectively implementing change management processes.

With 24 months to complete the course, you can study this diploma anywhere, anytime, at your own pace. You’ll have learning coaches supporting you along the way, providing you with one-on-one support.

Flexible study options to suit you

  • 100% online, self-paced
  • Fit your study around your lifestyle – not the other way around
  • Study for how long you want when you want
  • No need to attend scheduled classes or tutorials
  • No strict or unreasonable deadlines to meet
  • Payment plans that can be tailored to your budget
  • Generous 24-month enrolment period, with free course extension and deferral options
  • Study from just $51 per week

Unable to pay for your course upfront? With a wide variety of affordable payment plan options, from 6-18 months you can choose a payment plan to suit your lifestyle and budget. To learn more about this course, send us an enquiry.


"I am currently enrolled in the Diploma of Leadership Management, The learning materials and assessments are informative and relevant. The coaches are supportive, provide feedback and great at ensuring the knowledge is applied ready for any workplace. Great communication, between coaches, other online students and assessment results." - Louise