Diploma of Leadership and Management

Diploma of Leadership and Management

BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management

Cricos Course Code: 104421C


The Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB50420) reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.


Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements.


They may plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.


This course is designed to provide learners with the skills and knowledge to:

  • Communicate with influence;
  • Develop critical thinking in others;
  • Lead and manage effective workplace relationships;
  • Manage business operational plans;
  • Develop and use emotional intelligence;
  • Manage team effectiveness;
  • Manage organisational customer service;
  • Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability;
  • Manage personal and professional development;
  • Provide leadership across the organisation;
  • Develop organisational strategies; and
  • Lead the development of diverse workforces.


For more information, please refer to the OPC Student Handbook here.

Entry Requirements

*Please note that Opulence College currently does not intend to recruit domestic students.



  • Students must be 18 years of age or older at course commencement
  • Students must have completed Australian Year 10 or equivalent
  • Students must hold an IELTS 5.5 or higher with no skills band less than 5 or equivalent



  • It is recommended that all learners be proficient in the use of computer-based technology.
  • It is recommended that all learners have the appropriate level of learning, reading, writing, language, oral communication, and numeracy skills.

Course Duration

  • 52 weeks (including term breaks)
  • 4 terms (10 weeks per term)

Delivery Method and Workload

  • All classes are delivered both face-to-face and online.
  • The average workload per week is 30 hours. These hours include time spent in scheduled classes and self-directed study time.

Learning Resources

Learners will be required to bring/provide the following items during their studies:


  • Internet connected learning device (computer, laptop, tablet device, smartphone, or similar device) compatible with Australian power requirements; and
  • Stationery and study material (paper, pens, etc.).

Potential Career Outcomes

  • Business Development Manager
  • Business Services Manager
  • Compliance Officer
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Organisational Development Advisor

Dates in 2022

Intakes are open monthly.


  • Intake dates in 2022: 8 Jan, 5 Feb, 5 Mar, 2 Apr, 7 May, 25 Jun, 2 Jul, 6 Aug, 17 Sep, 1 Oct, 5 Nov, 3 Dec


For more details on intake commencement and expected completion dates, please see 2022 Course Intake Dates.


The costs for this course are as follows:

  • Enrolment Fee: $200 (non-refundable)
  • Material Fee: $100 (non-refundable)
  • Tuition Fee: Scholarships are available. Please contact us at enquiry.act@opc.edu.au for more information about our course fees.

Units of Competency

Unit CodeUnit Name
BSBCMM511Communicate with influence
BSBCRT511Develop critical thinking in others
BSBLDR523Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBOPS502Manage business operational plans
BSBPEF502Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBTWK502Manage team effectiveness
BSBOPS505Manage organisational customer service
BSBSUS511Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
BSBPEF501Manage personal and professional development
BSBLDR602Provide leadership across the organisation
BSBSTR602Develop organisational strategies
BSBLDR521Lead the development of diverse workforces

Course Schedule

Diploma of Leadership and Management (4 terms and 52 weeks)

OrderUnit CodeUnit NameDatesDuration
Term 1
Week 1BSBCMM511Communicate with influence8 – 29 Jan4 weeks
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5BSBOPS505Manage organisational customer service5 – 26 Feb4 weeks
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9BSBLDR602Provide leadership across the organisation5 – 12 Mar2 weeks
Week 10
Term 2
Week 1BSBSTR602Develop organisational strategies2 – 9 Apr2 weeks
Week 2
Week 3BSBLDR521Lead the development of diverse workforces16 – 23 Apr2 weeks
Week 4
Week 5BSBLDR523Lead and manage effective workplace relationships30 Apr – 21 May4 weeks
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9BSBLDR523Supplementary class28 May – 4 Jun2 weeks
Week 10
Term 3
Week 1BSBPEF502Develop and use emotional intelligence25 Jun – 23 Jul5 weeks
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6BSBOPS502Manage business operational plans30 Jul – 27 Aug5 weeks
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Term 4
Week 1BSBPEF501Manage personal and professional development17 Sep – 1 Oct3 weeks
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4BSBTWK502Manage team effectiveness8 – 22 Oct3 weeks
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7BSBSUS511Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability29 Oct- 5 Nov2 weeks
Week 8
Week 9BSBCRT511Develop critical thinking in others12 – 19 Nov2 weeks
Week 10

In the spirit of reconciliation, Opulence College acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.