Advanced Diploma of Leadership Management

BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership Management

The Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management is tailored for students aspiring to cultivate a comprehensive senior management skill set and leadership qualities across various domains, such as business administration, management, general administration, and business communication.

In this program, students will acquire in-depth knowledge of effective leadership and management strategies to thrive in the workplace. They will develop proficiency in financial management, enabling them to navigate budgets and make informed financial decisions. Additionally, students will learn how to create impactful business development plans, facilitating growth and expansion. They will also gain the skills to strategically plan and implement change within organizations, ensuring smooth transitions and adaptation.

This Advanced Diploma paves the way for an accelerated career trajectory, equipping students with the necessary expertise to excel in leadership and management roles, and remain adaptable in the dynamic business landscape.

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Entry Requirements

  • All students must be 18 years or older at the commencement of their course

  • Students have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions) or Have two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise.

  • All students must have a minimum English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent OR

  • Have successfully completed Western Star Academy: General English (Upper-Intermediate Level 10weeks)

  • Direct entry to students on passing Western Star Academy Placement Test

Course Duration


Course Structure



BSBCRT611 - Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving (Core)
BSBLDR601 - Lead and manage organisational change (Core)
BSBLDR602 - Provide leadership across the organisation (Core)
BSBOPS601 - Develop and implement business plans (Core)
BSBSTR601 - Manage innovation and continuous improvement (Core)

Career Opportunities:
Business Owner, Senior Management, HR Manager, Executive Manager,Business Development Manager, Departmental Manager and more...

Training Arrangement

Students are expected to attend classes for a total of 14 hours per week, along with an additional 6hours of structured online study. Furthermore, students are required to dedicate approximately 5 hours per week to additional study, which includes general reading and research for assessments.

Course Fees

Enrolment fee: $300 (non-refundable to be paid on application)

Material fees : $400

Course fees: Total cost is AUD $ 18,000

Non-Tuition fees: May apply and can be found in our International Student Handbook on our web site.

Assessment Method

Assessment is structured throughout the course. If students are unable to achieve competency, additional support is provided through mentoring and access to re-assessment as outlined in our policies and procedures. Western Star Academy will assist students to find a work placement. However, students may also organise their own work placements. Student work placement will be discussed in detail once student starts course.Assessment requires achievement across all tasks to demonstrate competence and includes:

  • Direct Observation: Students may be observed in simulated off-the-job situations that closely resemble real workplace scenarios.

  • Product-Based Methods: Assessment includes reports, displays, work samples, role plays, and presentations created by students.

  • Portfolio: Students compile written documents, photographs, videos, or logbooks to showcase their learning and progress.

  • Questioning: Assessment involves written or oral questioning, as well as conducting interviews and surveys to evaluate student knowledge and understanding.

Course Credit

Student can apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning. If student is granted course credit, this will affect course fees as well as the duration of the course. College will advise student in writing of changes to fees or course duration as a result of the credit. Student will also be issued with a new Confirmation of Enrolment.
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