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BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management

Gain the skills and knowledge to lead and manage organisations and enhance your career opportunities with MLE’s nationally recognised BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management

The Diploma of Leadership and Management is for those who need the practical skills and experience in leadership to step up to a managerial role. This comprehensive course covers practical leadership skills required to manage and lead staff. Other areas include, risk management, implementing workplace training, undertaking projects, managing operational plans, information systems, meetings, customer service and continuous improvement as well as personal time management.

This course is an exceptional choice for individuals seeking to either further develop their own leadership and management skills or those aiming to or managing their own business.

The course addresses the multiple challenges faced by managers in today’s rapidly changing business environment and provides solutions and strategies to work under various business conditions.


BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management

MLE’s Diploma of Leadership and Management is an exceptional choice for individuals:

  • Looking to gain knowledge associated with business leadership and management fundamentals, essential to self-employment or business operations
  • Looking to consolidate previous business and management skills and knowledge, with a nationally recognised qualification
  • Seeking to develop or consolidate their management and leadership skills to further enhance career opportunities

What the qualification is about

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

Individuals at this level display initiative and judgement in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements.

They plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.

Key Benefits:

Nationally recognised

The course is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), so you can use it as a pathway to university qualifications around Australia.

Tailored learning

If you currently work in a management role and have at least five years’ experience, you can tailor a training plan specific to your current work situation.


You’ll get:

1. Easy-to-follow course materials

2. Videos and webinars

3. Heaps of support from your course trainers (phone, email, Skype, Zoom)

4. A dedicated admin team on hand to guide you

5. Online assessments

This course has been developed to give you complete flexibility. Study on your couch, on public transport, on your break at work, out in the park – wherever and whenever you like. The best part is, with MLE, ‘online’ doesn’t mean ‘alone’. You’ll be backed by our trainers at every step along the way.

You definitely won’t feel alone.

Your trainer will be happy to contact you via phone, Skype, Zoom, or email (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.00pm).

Appointments may be arranged outside of business hours.


Flexible payment plans are in place:

1. Pay as you go is usage-based pricing.

2. Pay for the unit as you progress.

The full course cost is $3980.

Administration fee: non-refundable on enrolment $200

Cost per unit: $315

12 units in total = $3780.

At enrolment you pay $515 – this covers administration fee and 1 unit to commence your course.


Yes; two years for the whole qualification. Each unit has an allocation of two months to be completed.

No. Students can complete the qualification as quickly as they choose.

Students who are highly motivated and well organised along with industry experience can often complete the full course in less than 12 months.

The key factors that influence course completion are a student’s work experience and time availability to allocate to their online course work. 

Yes, contact us for advice of how to process in seeking an extension. Note: a process and criteria apply.


There are no formal prerequisites. To ensure that you get the most out of training with us, the following enrolment process applies:

1. Once we receive your enrolment, our team will be in touch to undertake a pre-training review to ensure the training is right for you.

2. For students without an equal or higher-level qualification, there is a language, literacy and numeracy quiz you will complete.

You will need access to the following equipment to successful complete the course:

1. Working computer with Mircosoft Office or equivalent

2. Access to the internet

3. Access to a smart phone, video camera or web camera


We may be able to consider relevant knowledge and skills you’ve possibly gained through previous formal or informal training, education and employment.

To find out more, refer to OUR RPL Pages, or get in touch with OUR TEAM


BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management requires 12 units to be completed successfully

The following lists unit and overview brief

BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence:

This unit covers the development and use of emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management in the context of the workplace.

BSBADM502 Manage meetings:

Manage a range of meetings including overseeing the meeting preparation processes, chairing meetings, organising the minutes and reporting meeting outcomes.

BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement:

Lead and manage continuous improvement systems and processes. Emphasis is on the development of systems and the analysis of information to monitor and adjust performance strategies, and to manage opportunities for further improvements

BSBMGT502 Manage people performance:

Manage the performance of staff who report to them directly. Development of key result areas and key performance indicators and standards, coupled with regular and timely coaching and feedback, provide the basis for performance management.

BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness:

Lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation.

BSBLED501 Develop a workplace learning environment:

Encourage and support the development of a learning environment in which work and learning come together. Emphasis is on the development of strategies to facilitate and promote learning and to monitor and improve learning performance.

BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service:

Develop strategies to manage organisational systems that ensure products and services are delivered and maintained to standards agreed by the organisation.

BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system:

Organise training for others for an information or knowledge management system and to manage the use of the system.

BSBPMG522 Undertake project work:

Undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects.

BSBRSK501 Manage risk:

Manage risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting.

BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan:

Develop and monitor implementation of the operational plan to provide efficient and effective workplace practices within the organisation’s productivity and profitability plans.


There are no exams.

You will be assessed completing a range of tasks over time.

You will complete learning quizzes to monitor your understanding of the subject matter as you progress through your unit.

Unit assessment tasks will include a range of activities such as but not limited to:

. Case studies

. Short answer questions

. Projects/ written theory activities

. Practical tasks.



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