BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course Duration
  • 18 Months
Course Study
Study Mode
  • Online
  • Online Engineering Management
Course Location
  • Online
Course Code
Course Code
Course Intakes
  • 1 October 2024
  • 1 April 2025
Course Type
Course Type
  • Advanced Diploma
  • Engineering Management
Course Fees

Course Overview

The Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management has been tailored to meet the needs of the engineering industry. You will gain the necessary leadership and management skills in areas such as problem solving, critical thinking, developing business and operational plans, people management, business risk management and organizational digital strategy.

What you will gain:

  • Specialized leadership and management knowledge and skills
  • Global networking contacts in the industry
  • Improved career and income prospects
  • A world class Australian accredited Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

The VET Student Loan program is available for this course for eligible Australian students. Click here to find out more

Program Details


The program of the Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management  for engineers is composed of 10 units of competency, which will be delivered over 18 months. Each unit includes weekly live and interactive webinars with an experienced lecturer, set readings, and assessments comprising of either written assignments, quizzes, or short activities.

Unit Code Unit Title Duration
BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving 9 Weeks
BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change 8 Weeks
BSBLDR602 Provide leadership across the organisation 8 Weeks
BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement 8 Weeks
BSBSTR801 Lead innovative thinking and practice 9 Weeks
BSBTEC601 Review organisational digital strategy 7 Weeks
BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others 5 Weeks
BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence 6 Weeks
BSBOPS601 Develop and implement business plans 6 Weeks
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk 6 Weeks

  • First-line supervisors
  • Middle level executives
  • Project managers
  • Team leaders
  • Information technologists
  • Maintenance/supervisory managers
  • Technicians/Technologists/Engineers
  • Technical personnel
  • Divisional managers
  • Business owners

Graduates (as engineering para-professionals) will be able to:

  • Develop and implement operational plan and manage organisational change
  • Analyse and mitigate business or project risk
  • Formulate innovative solutions and lead continuous improvement
  • Manage complex projects on time and within budget
  • Manage self-autonomy to achieve objectives within organisations that have outputs based on
    technological application and develop professional practice in the field
  • Communicate professionally and effectively
  • Effectively lead performance and development of people
  • Evaluate organisational digital strategy

Student applications are considered on a case-by-case basis and the following minimum entry requirements are to be strictly adhered to:

  • Applicants must have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions).


  • Have at least two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise.


  • Satisfactory English language proficiency at an English pass level in a Senior Certificate of Education or equivalent; OR
  • A specified level of achievement in a recognized English language test such as: IELTS (or equivalent) at a score of at least 5.5 (with no individual band score less than 5.0); or equivalent; OR
  • Satisfactory completion of another course offered by EIT, or by another tertiary institution, in English.

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VET Student Loan (VSL) Program is available for this course:

This means eligible students can use a VET Student Loan to pay their tuition fees up to a maximum loan cap amount, to be repaid through the Australian Taxation System.

If you have been approved for a VET Student Loan, the borrowed amount will be incurred as a debt that is repayable to the Commonwealth government.

Click here to learn more about your eligibility and applying for VET Student Loan (VSL) on this course.

Payment Methods

Learn more about payment methods, including payment terms & conditions and additional non-tuition fees.

This is a nationally accredited qualification and EIT is approved by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) to deliver it in all Australian states. EIT can also deliver this qualification to students worldwide.

Find out more about country-specific accreditation and professional recognition.

This course is classified as Level 6 under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Program leader for this program is Indumathi V

You are expected to spend approximately 10-15 hours per week attending live webinars, learning the program material, and completing assessments. This includes attending weekly webinars that run for about 90 minutes to facilitate class discussion and allow you to ask questions. This program has a 70% attendance requirement in the live webinars in order to graduate from the program. If you are unable to attend the live webinars, you have the option of watching the recording of completed webinars and sending a summary of what you have learned from the webinar to the Learning Support Officer. The summaries go towards your attendance requirement for the program.

This program is run online on an intensive part-time basis and has been designed to fit around full-time work. It will take 18 months to complete.

We understand that sometimes work commitments and personal circumstances can get in the way of your studies, so if at any point you feel that you are struggling with the pace of the course or finding a particular module challenging, you are encouraged to contact your designated Learning Support Officer for assistance.

Applications are open for our upcoming intakes. Please ensure your application is submitted at least one week before the start date of the program.

Any student has a right to appeal a decision of the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) or any member of the institute’s staff. EIT has a comprehensive Policy on Appeals and Grievances to assist students.

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