Advanced Diploma of
Leadership and Management

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BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

CRICOS Course Code: 105021M

Units of Competency

Total: 10 units (This qualification has 5 Core units and 5 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 judgment 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

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, a Diploma of Leadership and Management is 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 BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management.


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

Unit Code and Name Core/Elective
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
BSBPMG637 Engage in Collaborative Alliances Elective
BSBSUS601 Lead Corporate Social Responsibility Elective
BSBTEC601 Review Organisational Digital Strategy Elective
BSBINS601 Manage Knowledge and Information Elective
BSBFIN601 Manage Organisation Finances Elective
*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: 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.
Sample timetable

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