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BSB60420 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters. They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.

Duration78 weeks
National CodeBSB50420
Cricos Course Code106051H
Delivery mode15 hours face to face classroom courses and 5 hours on-line courses
Study Arrangement60 weeks study + 18 weeks break
Course Fee (Onshore)Tuition fee is $9,000. Material fee is $600. Enrolments fee is $300.
Course Fee (Offshore)Tuition fee is $10,800. Material fee is $600. Enrolments fee is $300.
Unit codeUnit titleCore/Elective
BSBCRT611Apply critical thinking for complex problem solvingCore 
BSBLDR601Lead and manage organisational changeCore 
BSBLDR602Provide leadership across the organisationCore
BSBOPS601Develop and implement business plansCore 
BSBSTR601Manage innovation and continuous improvementCore
BSBHRM613Contribute to the development of learning and development strategiesElective
BSBPEF501Manage personal and professional developmentElective 
BSBCMM511Communicate with influenceElective 
BSBPMG633Provide leadership for the programElective
BSBXCM501Lead communication in the workplaceElective


Entry Requirements

International students must:
. Be at least 18 years of age and have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
. Have an IELTS* score of 6.0 or above (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
–Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
— Successful completion of ACAB’s Language, literacy and numeracy Test
*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 6.0.
. Students must have sufficient literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course.
. Students are also required to have good knowledge of computers i.e. used a computer with a Windows environment.

This course will be suitable for those who are currently leading a key business operation or, those who will be leading such operation in future.

The qualification will also be suitable for those who should apply specialised leadership and management skills in their current or future roles as leaders and managers.

Those individuals who would like to have advanced knowledge and skills in managing finance, organisational change, business plans and business risks and the over-all operations of an enterprise may undertake this course.

Onshore student
Tuition Fee: $9,000
Enrolment Fee: $ 300 (Non-refundable)
Study Material Fee: $600 ( N o n -refundable)
Total Fees: $9,900
Offshore student
Tuition Fee: $10,800
Enrolment Fee: $300 (Non-refundable)
Study Material Fee: $600 ( N on-refundable)
Total Fees: $11,700

The tuition fee for this course may be paid in four (4) instalments in set due dates. The first instalment includes part of the tuition fee ($1,500), material fee, and enrolment fee and it must be paid prior to enrolment. The Materials Fee will be payable every term before the start of the term.

All payments may be made by Bank Transfer to the nominated account or by cash.

Please see the course Schedule of Payment in the Student Handbook in the College website at:

Refer to intake dates here.

Where the student is experiencing any difficulties , he /she should be referred to the Student Support Officer who will seek to assist. If the student ’s needs exceed
Australian College of Applied Business’ support capacity, it will
refer the student to an appropriate external agency.
It is Australian College of Applied Business’ policy to provide additional learning assistance to students who are struggling
without involving any additional costs.

Students must dedicate at least twenty 20 hours a week for the scheduled classes. In addition, the course may require an additional ten (10) hours per week to learn the provided materials and undertake required assessments.

Students must do all the required assessments to successfully complete this course.

The assessments will include undertaking organisational case studies, demonstrating practical skills in a real or simulated workplace environment, project work, research, and knowledge tests.

All materials needed for students’ assessment in this course will be provided by the College. Students need not incur any extra cost to buy the materials for this course, except the material cost paid at the start of each term.

If a student has already achieved some skills and knowledge required by this qualification they may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). The RPL process requires a student to:

provide all relevant documents of their prior learning
discuss their relevant experience to their assessors
provide an opportunity to their assessor to speak with their workplace supervisors, and undertake some practical tasks, if required

Learners who obtain a competent result for all 10 units will receive a Qualification in BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership Management or Learners who do not obtain a competent result in all 10 units will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units they obtain competency in.


After receiving BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management graduate may undertake a higher qualification in Business or Management, for example, BSB80120 Graduate Diploma of Management.


Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
• Senior Manager
• Business Manger
• General Manager
• Business Development Manager