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BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

This qualification reflects the roles of highly skilled senior managers who utilise a broad range of specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. They have sound knowledge of industry operations autonomously and are responsible for strategic business management and strategic decisions.

This qualification would apply to individuals working in a variety of business contexts. This qualification provides a pathway to operate as Manager or Senior Manager within the industry.


Candidates have a total of 2 years to complete the Diploma however, based on a study commitment of 32-35 hours a week, candidates are able to complete this in 18 months..

Entry requirements

FMedge has the following admission requirements to suit the delivery and assessment mode offered:

• Students are required to be competent in written and spoken English and will undertake a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy test prior
to commencing the training.

  • Students are required to be competent in basic computer skills i.e. conduct internet research, use email, cut and paste, use templates and prepare answers using word.


A possible training pathway for a student completing this qualification could be the following:

* Bachelor of Leadership and Management

These qualifications represent a logical pathway regardless of whether the RTO offers the qualifications.

After achieving the BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management, candidates may pathway into a higher education pathway such as a Bachelor of Leadership and Management or Bachelor of Business.

‘Course Credits’ may be gained for further study on completion of this qualification.

Job roles

Job roles associated with this qualification relate to the delivery of training and assessment of competence within the VET sector. Employment outcomes may include the following role/s:

* Hospitality departmental or small business manager
* Banquet or function manager
* Bar and /or café manager
* Club manager
* Executive housekeeper
* Reception or front office manager
* Gaming manager
* Kitchen manager
* Motel manager
* Restaurant manager

Course Content

Twelve (12) units are required for award of this qualification including:

* Four (4) are core units
* Eight (8) are elective units

On successful completion of the following 12 units you will have attained the BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

The following tables outline the Units of Competencies and FMedge subjects available for this Qualification.

Unit Code Unit Title Core /Elective
BSBFIM601 Manage finances  Core
BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change  Core
BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation  Core
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan  Core
BSBDIV601 Develop and implement diversity policy  Elective
BSBHRM602 Manage human resources strategic planning  Elective
BSBINM601 Manage knowledge and information  Elective
BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement  Elective
BSBMGT615 Contribute to organisation development  Elective
BSBMGT616 Develop and implement strategic plans  Elective
BSBRSK501 Manage risk  Elective
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability  Elective

Please Note: The elective units of competency have been selected by FMedge following industry consultation and are offered in the standard delivery of this course by FMedge. Candidates who have attained competency in alternate units may be eligible to substitute those units for Credit transfer/RPL or RCC in accordance with the training package rules for the BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management. Where this course is offered for our corporate clients and subject to the training packaging rules alternate electives may be substituted to provide customisation to their specific requirements.


Upon successful completion of the required 12 units, you will be awarded BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

Delivery Methods

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Programs can also be designed to meet your timeframe and the specific needs of your personal circumstances, your organisation and market sector.

Please contact us to discuss your organisation’s specific training needs and preferred delivery method (Online, classroom based or a blended approach).

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