Advanced Diploma of
Leadership and Management

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BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

Training package

BSB Business Services Training Package


BSB61015  Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

CRICOS Course Code: 087795G

Units of Competency

Total: 12 elective units  (This qualification has 4 CORE units and 8 Elective units)

Qualification details/ Course overview

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters.

They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.

Job roles

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. A possible job title relevant to this qualification is:

  • Senior  Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • General Manager
  • Senior Executive

Pathways into the qualification

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
No specific pathway is mandated, however BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management recommended

Pathways from the qualification

BSB80215 Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership or BSB80315 Graduate Certificate in Leadership Diversity.

Entry requirements

Though the training package does not stipulate any entry requirements, ACTB uses the following criteria for entry into this qualification:

  • International students (if course offered in the future)
    • Aged 18+
    • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent English proficiency
    • Completed high school, or equivalent

Qualification and recognition

Students who successfully complete this qualification will be awarded the nationally recognised BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management


This program requires the completion of 12 units of competency
Total: 4 Core units and 8 elective units (4 elective units must be selected from the Electives list (EL)- as listed below)
Cluster, if applicable
Unit Code and Name
Business Planning cluster
BSBMGT616  Develop and implement strategic plans
BSBMGT617  Develop and implement a business plan
BSBIPR601 Develop and implement strategies for intellectual property management
PSPGEN067 Establish and maintain strategic networks
Innovation cluster
BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement
BSBMGT619 Identify and implement business innovation
Advertising cluster
BSBADV602  Develop an advertising campaign
BSBADV605  Evaluate campaign effectiveness
Change management cluster
BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change
BSBMGT615  Contribute to organisation development
BSBFIM601  Manage finances
BSBMGT605  Provide leadership across the organisation
*Electives may be changed at any stage at the discretion of the College

Learning outcomes

  • Strategic and business planning
  • Develop organizational capability through effective change management
  • Overall leadership and management of administration, marketing and human resources
  • Manage and implement innovation
  • Financial management

Mode of delivery

Classroom based

Program delivery Classroom based

Delivery location: Address: 100 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Q 4006
Total course duration: up to 54 weeks (including holiday weeks)
Hours per week: 20 hours
Class timetable: Classes may be held between 9am-9pm, Monday- Saturday (excluding public holidays).  Students are advised of their class timetables at the beginning of each term.

Sample timetable

5-week block
(7.5 hours)
Manage finances
Manage finances
Manage finances
Manage finances
(7.5 hours)
Manage an advertising campaign
Manage an advertising campaign
Manage an advertising campaign
Manage an advertising campaign
Saturday (6 hours)
Manage finances
Manage finances
Manage an advertising campaign

Teaching/learning resources

  • Study Guides
  • Assessment packs
  • Power-point presentations
  • Online course content
  • Computers
  • Internet access
  • Links to external resources
  • Overhead projectors
  • Video camera for recording presentations (assessments)

Assessment methods

Evidence-gathering techniques may include:

A. Role Play, Video recordings, Presentation and Discussion Forums
B. Oral – Questioning
C. Case study
D. Written assessments, Report, Essay, Research and Group Project


Please refer to the ACTB Fee Schedule

Course Dates

Please refer to the ACTB Term Dates