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Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915)

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CRICOS Code: 096037D


  • Develop leadership and management abilities to support your advancement in any career path
  • Learn skills and knowledge to support growth in your current role or company, or to set up and develop your own business
  • Deepen your understanding of people, how to manage them, and the impact you have when you work with them

Program Description

The Diploma of Leadership and Management will provide you with knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management that can be applied across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

Learn to develop and display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring your own workload and the workloads of others. Develop communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational goals and objectives.

14 hours of study per week will take place face-to-face in the classroom. Students must attend one lecture per week, along with foundation skills and Practical Assessment Support Sessions (PASS).

6 hours per week of coursework will be completed online. The online study component includes exercises, discussion forums, and resources to help with assignments and to provide foundational academic and learning skills. Online study is available 24/7 for students to complete any time, and can also be used to reach instructors outside of class.

View the Program Flyer for sample schedules.

* Schedules may vary. Optional internship can be scheduled outside of class time.

Program Overview

  • Implement diversity in the workplace
  • Manage quality customer service
  • Manage budget and financial plans
  • Manage workforce planning
  • Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • Manage people performance
  • Manage operational plan
  • Undertake project work
  • Manage risk
  • Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • Lead and manage team effectiveness
Course units may be subject to change

Program Length

64 weeks* (20 hours/week)
Includes 6 hours/week online study +
14 hours/week in class study

Optional internships available for an additional fee. Internship hours vary depending on schedule.
*48 weeks study + 16 weeks scheduled breaks.
**For start dates before Feb 26, 2018, schedule includes 5 weeks online study and 15 hours in class.

2017 & 2018 Program Start Dates

2017: Nov 6, Dec 18
2018: Feb 26, Apr 9, Jun 11, Jul 23, Sep 24, Nov 5


2017: Dec 25, 2017 to Jan 1, 2018;
2018: Feb 5 to Feb 23; May 21 to Jun 8; Sep 3 to Sep 21; Dec 17 to Jan 11, 2019

Optional Internship Placement

Add a volunteer internship to your program to apply your learning and gain hands on skills. Internships are arranged concurrent with studies and run between 7–20 hours per week for a minimum of 8 weeks.* Duties may vary and a business dress code will be required. The internship coordinator will visit students regularly at the work place to assess progress and to offer support. Students will use their placement to analyse and write about topics studied during their course work.

*Internship length varies depending on study location and the needs of the employer.

What is Nationally Recognised Training

Nationally Recognised Training
All ILSC Business College programs are Nationally Recognised Training. The Nationally Recognised Training (NRT) logo is a distinguishable mark of quality for promoting and certifying national vocational education and training leading to Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications or Statements of Attainment.