Units of Competency

Unit Code Unit Name
BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others (C) – identify critical and creative thinking concepts and approaches, and their application to a workplace context, facilitate relevant learning opportunities for others, and monitor team skill development
BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans (C) – prepare, implement and modify financial contingency plans, monitor expenditure and control costs, report on budget and expenditure, and review and make recommendations for improvements to financial processes
BSBOPS501 Manage business resources (C) – consult with stakeholders and analyse information, plan for, acquire and allocate resources to maximise efficiency and manage risk, monitor resource use against budgets and business objectives, and report on the level of performance achieved and any adjustments needed to achieve service and product delivery standards
BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability (C) – develop and implement sustainability policy and procedures into wider organisational policies and procedures, and consult and communicate with relevant stakeholders to generate engagement with sustainability policy development, implementation and continuous improvement
BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace (C) – develop and implement communication protocols in accordance with organisational requirements, present information in a persuasive and professional manner, apply negotiation techniques to reach desired outcomes, address communication challenges for continuous improvement
BSBLDR522 Manage people performance (E) – develop workplans and performance indicators, monitor and assess team and individual performance, provide coaching and support, recognise excellence and ensure the achievement of performance standards.
BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships (E) – establish and manage processes and procedures to support workplace relationships, and apply the values, goals, and cultural diversity policies of the organisation
BSBTWK501 Lead diversity and inclusion (E) – implement the organisation’s diversity policy, foster diversity within the work team, and promote the benefits of a diverse workplace
BSBHRM521 Facilitate performance development processes (E) – coordinate and implement individual and group learning and development, provide support to manage performance issues, and develop approaches to improve performance and address identified performance gaps
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness (E) – provide feedback to encourage, value, and reward others, model desired behaviour and practices, and foster shared understanding of purpose, roles and responsibilities
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence (E) – develop and use emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management in the workplace
BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development (E) – develop personal work goals, plans and activities to meet work goals, measure personal work performance, including assessing competency against competency standards, and participate in development activities to develop professional competence

Study Options

Assessments are completed in the student’s own time and may include practical exercises and evaluative tools.

To offer maximum flexibility for individuals and organisations, the BSB50120 Diploma of Business (Leadership) is available with the following study options:

Online Study and Support through Self-paced Online Modules

Studying online has never been easier or more convenient than through AIM’s state-of-the-art virtual campus, myAIM. Via the portal myAIM, students gain access to online learning materials, recorded webinars for content and assessments, case studies, eBooks, learning tasks, videos, resources, and practice questions, all working to guiding and training the learner to successfully complete the course requirements. You can take each step of your qualification at your own pace, connect with others in online forums, and receive online learning support from AIM’s Student Support and Coaching Services teams.

Corporate Workshops

If you have several people wanting to study the BSB50120 Diploma of Business (Leadership), AIM can develop a program for your organisation including contextualising it to your own business or industry.

The course structure for each delivery mode may vary slightly, so please speak with a Senior Training Advisor on 1300 658 337.

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Additional Information

Completion of the BSB50120 Diploma of Business (Leadership) provides you with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue studies at a higher level. Courses of interest might include the BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management or the BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management.

You may also consider advancing your qualifications by pursuing a postgraduate pathway towards a full MBA. AIM offers the Graduate Certificate in Management, Graduate Diploma in Management and the Masters of Business Administration. Study is available in both online and face-to-face delivery modes.

For more information, speak to one of our Senior Training Advisors on 1300 658 337.

Payment Options - Complete the enquiry form below or call 1300 658 337 to learn more about the following payment options and tuition fees.

  1. Pay upfront for the full cost of your qualification in one easy payment.
  2. Defer all or part of your tuition fees with flexible payment options through AIM's finance partner, zipMoney.
  3. Funding options may be available in your state, please contact us for more information.

Entry requirements

To enrol in this course, you must be 18 years of age at time of enrolment; and demonstrate during the enrolment process that you have the skills and capability to succeed in the course as described in the Student Entry Criteria. Students are required to have a unique email address and a USI – unique student identifier. To succeed in this course, you should have an education level of year 12 (or equivalent) or Certificate IV – if not, you will need to meet the requirements in the admissions checklist, experience in the social media marketing work environment and access to a workplace, be technologically literate with the ability to use word processing applications, have continuous internet access, be proficient in English – if English is not your first language, receive a satisfactory assessment in core LLN skills assessment.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Recognition of skills and knowledge gained through previous studies, work, and life experiences may be used to award competency for Units of Competency within this qualification. Read more on Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer or call 1300 658 337.

How to Enrol

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