Advanced Diploma
of Business

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BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business

CRICOS Course Code: 105022K

Units of Competency

Total: 10 units (5 Core and 5 Elective units)

Qualification details/ Course overview

This qualification reflects the role of individuals with significant experience in a senior administrative role who are seeking to develop expertise across a wider range of business functions.

The qualification is suited to individuals who possess significant theoretical business skills and knowledge and wish to consolidate and build pathways to further educational or employment opportunities.

Job roles (examples only)

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

  • Senior Manager
  • Head Supervisor
  • Senior Administrator
  • Senior Executive
Pathways into the qualification

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
No specific pathway, however, a Diploma of Business or similar is recommended.

Pathways from the qualification

Other Advanced Diploma or Graduate Certificate qualifications

Entry requirements

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

  • International students
    • 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 BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business.


This program requires the completion of 10 units of competency. Total: 10 units (5 core and 5 elective units)

Unit Name Core/Elective*
BSBCRT611 Apply Critical Thinking for Complex Problem Solving Core
BSBFIN601 Manage Organisational Finances Core
BSBOPS601 Develop and Implement Business Plans Core
BSBSUS601 Lead Corporate Social Responsibility Core
BSBTEC601 Review Organisational Digital Strategy Core
BSBLDR601 Lead and Manage Organisational Change Elective
BSBSTR601 Manage Innovation and Cotinuous Improvement Elective
BSBINS601 Manage Knowledge and Information Elective
BSBTWK601 Develop and Maintain Strategic Business Networks Elective
BSBLDR602 Provide Leadership Across the Organisation Elective

*Electives may be changed at any stage at the discretion of the College.

Learning outcomes
  • Lead and manage business administration
  • Manage human resources strategic planning
  • Manage strategic and business planning
  • Understand and manage business finance
  • Advertising skills
Mode of delivery

Classroom based

Program delivery Classroom based
Delivery location: BRISBANE CAMPUS: 100 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006

SUNSHINE COAST CAMPUS: 18-22 First Avenue, Maroochydore, QLD 4558

Total course duration: up to 54 weeks (including 14 weeks of holidays)
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. See sample timetable below:

Sample timetable
5-week block
(7.5 hours)
Manage finances
Manage finances Manage finances Manage finances
(7.5 hours)
Develop a marketing plan
Develop a marketing plan
Develop a marketing plan
Develop a marketing plan
Wednesday (5 hours)
Manage finances Manage finances Develop a marketing plan
Teaching/learning resources

Students will have access to the following course materials:

  • 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

Assessments/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

Nominal hours

400 hours

Term Dates

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