BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership & Management

Workplace Delivery

The Diploma of Leadership and Management develops a Manager’s leadership skills, business knowledge and abilities. The focus of this qualification includes: emotional intelligence, effective team management, operational planning, people management, continuous improvement processes, managing customer service programs and organisational risk management.

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Companies who offer eLearning and on-the-job training generate about 26% more revenue per employee (Source: eLearning Statistics).

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification

Recognition of Prior Learning

Get credit for your existing experience. RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) recognises the skills and knowledge you’ve gained through work and life experiences and maps those against the criteria for a unit of competency or the full qualification.


When you or your employees study with Future Institute:

♦  Students have the flexibility to complete theory online to maximise training efficiency.

♦  Training will be applied in workplace context and include organisational policies and procedures

♦  Students will receive comprehensive support from our trainers either in person, by phone or via email.

Delivery Method

Future Institute provides a blended delivery model to suit the needs of each organisation. Our delivery models can include:

♦  Online Learning

♦  Face-to-Face Workshops

♦  Comprehensive student workbooks

Each student will have a dedicated trainer to support them throughout the training program, either in person via workshops, via email, over the phone or through our eLearning messaging system.


Future Institute provides its learning material on a leading edge eLearning platform, Moodlerooms.  Upon enrolment, students are provided access to Moodlerooms which can be accessed from any device with a standard internet connection. Our eLearning courses comprise interactive activities, videos, case studies and resources.


For employers with 6 or more staff participating in the same qualification, half-day face-to-face workshop sessions are included for each unit of competency. These workshops comprise of:

♦  Trainer facilitated learning

♦  Customisation of lesson tasks, incorporating organisational policies and procedures

♦  Group and individual learning activities

♦  Brainstorming and team collaboration

♦  Commencement of Assessment Tasks

♦  Additional support

These workshops are followed by a one-on-one meeting between the trainer and an employer representative to discuss session outcomes and to gain feedback.

How it works

The Diploma of Leadership and Management has 12 units of competency, there are 4 core units and 8 elective units.

Core Units

  • BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
  • BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness

Elective Units

  • BSBMKG507 - Interpret market trends and developments
  • BSBRSK501 - Manage risk
  • BSBPMG522 - Undertake project work
  • BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace
  • BSBFIM501 - Manage budgets and financial plans
  • BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and processional development


  • BSBHRM512 - Develop and manage performance-management processes
  • BSBMGT516 - Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBMGT502 - Manage people performance
  • BSBADM502 - Manage meetings
  • BSBINN502 - Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • BSBWRK510 - Manage employee relations
  • Call us for a full unit outline on 1300 329 300

Duration & Cost

Course Duration:

The duration is 24 months, this may vary depending on each learner’s existing skills, knowledge and experience.

Course Fees:

The fee for service course fee is $4,995

Future Institute accepts payment via Electronic Funds Transfer.  Payment by instalment options are available to suit the needs of each client, please contact us for more information.

Australian Government Funding and State Incentives
The Australian Government is committed in supporting the Australian workforce to boost productivity and drive the economy forward.  As a result, Governments provide a range of comprehensive funding schemes and incentive opportunities to encourage training and development in the business community.

Your organisation may qualify for one or more of these schemes through the traineeship pathway. Visit our Government incentive / funding arrangements page for more information.

Benefits of Training 

  • Our qualifications are nationally recognised and can be tailored to suit the workplace.
  • Training improves the productivity and performance of individuals and teams as a whole.
  • Pay-roll tax exemption or tax rebate for trainees available in most States (See our Government Incentive / funding arrangements page for more information).
  • For new employees commencing a traineeship, the employer may be eligible for additional incentives up to $4,000 per staff member.
  • Providing professional development opportunities makes employees feel good about themselves and their employer.
  • Our training can be provided at a minimal cost due to funding initiatives that are available.
  • Training can be used as a retention strategy for employees.

How to Enrol

Ready to explore how we can get your team involved?
Contact Future Institute and a training consultant will assist you.

Call us now on 1300 329 300

Course Benefits

Online Access

Students will have the flexibility to complete theory online

Workplace Trainers

Specialised trainers will complete practical training in the workplace


Comprehensive support from trainers via phone and email

Applied Learning

Application of learning through workplace projects

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