Diploma of Leadership and Management

Build a dynamic skill set for leading and managing staff across a variety of enterprise and industry contexts


Explore a diverse range of topics that will develop your ability to lead and manage staff for organizational success.

Learn how to apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. At the diploma level, you will learn to display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring your own workload and the workloads of others. You will learn to use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements. You will develop the ability to plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information.

Why Choose the BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management

  • Build practical skills, knowledge and experience to lead and manage operations and people across a range of enterprise and industry contexts
  • Develop your own hard and soft skills in communication, emotional intelligence, budgeting and planning, resource management and more
  • Learn to influence, inspire, and support individuals and teams to encourage their success in executing organisational plans and achieving goals
  • Combine your program with progressive qualifications and build a long-term study plan to achieve your learning and career goals

Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth, Melbourne, Sydney


Weekday 60-66 weeks
Weekend 60-66 weeks

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

Total length includes 48 weeks study + up to 18 weeks scheduled breaks

Weekday schedule: Wednesday/Thursday available at Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney campuses
Weekend schedule: Friday/Saturday available at Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney campuses


Intermediate 3


2024 - Jan 29, Feb 26, Mar 25, May 20, Jun 17, Jul 15, Sep 9, Oct 7, Nov 4, Dec 30


2024 - Jan 1 - 26; Apr 22 - May 17;
Aug 12 - Sept 6; Dec 2- 20; Dec 23-27 (Christmas)



Work while you study

In Australia student visas typically include the right to work up to 48 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 manage budgets and financial plans for an organisation or a work team. You will also learn how to negotiate and communicate financial plans and processes. Topics include: Plan financial management approaches, Implement and monitor financial management plans, Review and evaluate financial management plans.

In this unit you will learn how to manage the performance of staff, assign work, reward excellence and give feedback. Topics include: Allocate work; Assess performance; Provide feedback; Manage follow-up.

In this unit you will learn how to use a range of strategies and problem-solving skills to manage effective workplace relationships. Topics include: Establish effective workplace relationship processes; Manage effective workplace relationships; Review management of workplace relationships.

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 BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management with other qualifications. Learn more about package programs, and explore other program options.

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