What is a Leadership and Management Course?
A leadership and management course is a form of study you can undertake that prepares you for a role as a team leader or manager. There are a range of courses and qualification levels available, including a Certificate IV (BSB42015 ) and Diploma, that will teach you all about working in a management role, and short courses that will teach you about a specific leadership skill or give you an overview.
Generally, there are a number of core units and elective units of competency taught in a qualification, which may include:
- BSBINN502 Build and Sustain an Innovative Work Environment
- BSBCUS501 Manage Quality Customer Service
- BSBFIM501 Manage Budgets and Financial Plans
- BSBMGT502 Manage People Performance
- BSBADM502 Manage Meetings
- BSBRSK501 Manage Risk
- BSBWOR501 Manage Personal Work Priorities and Professional Development
- BSBPMG522 Undertake Project Work
- BSBLDR511 Develop and Use Emotional Intelligence
- BSBWOR502 Lead and Manage Team Effectiveness
- BSBLDR502 Lead and Manage Effective Workplace Relationships
- BSBMGT517 Manage Operational Plan
Why Study a Leadership and Management Course?
A Leadership and Management Course can be helpful for a number of people and reasons.
For some, a Leadership and Management Course is helpful for professional development reasons – if you work in an area such as human resources or in the Australian hospitality industry, and are interested in a promotion to a management position, then continuous improvement through a course can clearly indicate to your managers that you’re prepared to update your LinkedIn profile!
Meanwhile, if you’re interested in working full time in management, then a Leadership and Management Course may be a compulsory part of your training before you can work, and may require a more extensive course, such as an Advanced Diploma of Leadership. Courses may also include case studies along with the units listed above and
How to Study a Leadership and Management Course
There are heaps of options for studying Leadership and Management Courses. Many registered training organisations (RTOs) who offer vocational education or higher education offer both part-time and full-time study options. Some courses may also have delivery mode options, including face to face and online courses. Many RTOs offer credit transfer opportunities and recognition of prior learning (RPL) which allows students to continue their study or complete previous study using credits or work experience that they’ve already achieved. Courses are available throughout Australia, including in major cities such as Melbourne and Sydney.
Entry requirements vary from course to course, as does the learning environment, dependant on which kind of course you chose to complete.
International students should enquire with CRICOS before trying to enrol in a Leadership and Management Course.
For further information about ABNs, course fees, vet students loans, tuition fees and more, enquire about a specific course listed above!