Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

Enhance your existing experience in leadership and management to support your current or future career growth


Further develop a versatile set of leadership and management skills that can be applied across a variety of industries.

Build upon your existing experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. At the advanced diploma level, you will learn to use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, and be accountable for personal and team outcomes. You will learn to use cognitive and communication skills to identify and analyse information from a variety of sources and transfer that knowledge to others. You will also develop creative or conceptual skills to express ideas or respond to complex problems.

Why Choose the BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

  • Develop a set of skills and knowledge to help you succeed in leadership and management roles across a range of industries
  • Build knowledge and tools for critical thinking, complex problem solving and strategic planning to help lead organisations to achieve critical goals
  • Learn strategies for effective change management, and how to build environments that foster innovation and continuous improvement
  • Develop the ability to influence and inspire teams and support skill-building among staff
  • Combine your program with progressive qualifications and build a long-term study plan to achieve your learning and career goals

Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney

Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Greystone College Australia plans to continue to run its online classes for VET students until at least the end of 2022.


Weekday 54 weeks
Weekend 54 weeks

(20 hours/week)
Includes 6 hours/week online study + 14 hours/week in class study

Total length includes 40 weeks study + up to 14 weeks scheduled breaks


Intermediate 3


2021 - May 10, Jun 7, Aug 2, Aug 30, Sep 27, Nov 22


Jul 5 - Aug 1, Oct 25 - Nov 21, Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2022



Work while you study

In Australia student visas typically include the right to work up to 40 hours every 2-week period once your course starts. Working while you study is a great way to immerse yourself in Australian life and earn extra money. Learn more about top industries and typical student jobs available in your study city.

Program Units

In this unit you will learn how to communicate effectively through making presentations, leading and participating in meetings, and conducting negotiations. Topics include: Identify communication requirements; Negotiate to achieve agreed outcome; Participate in and lead meetings; Make presentations.

In this unit you will learn how to help other staff in the workplace to develop critical and creative thinking skills. Topics include: Assess individual and team critical and creative thinking skills; Establish an environment that encourages the application of critical and creative thinking; Monitor and improve thinking practices.

In this unit you will learn how to use critical thinking in order to develop innovative solutions to complex organisational issues. Topics include: Scope problem solving process; Lead solution development process; Refine solution for implementation.

In this unit you will learn how to lead and manage change within an organisation. Topics include: Develop change management strategy; Implement change management strategy; Evaluate change management strategy.

In this unit you will learn how to demonstrate personal and professional competence as a senior leader. You will learn how to motivate others to achieve organisational goals as you model professionalism. Topics include: Communicate organisational mission and goals; Influence groups and individuals; Build and support teams; Demonstrate personal and professional competence.

Package this Program

Combine progressive programs to create a long-term study plan at Greystone College Australia and earn multiple qualifications. Study as long as 5 years by combining your BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management with other qualifications. Learn more about package programs, and explore other program options.

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