BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management

Course Duration
  • 12 Months
Course Study
Study Mode
  • Online
  • Online Engineering Management
Course Location
  • Online
Course Code
Course Code
Course Intakes
  • 7 May 2024
  • 3 September 2024
Course Type
Course Type
  • Advanced Diploma
  • Diploma
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering Management
Course Fees

Course Overview

This program has been tailored to meet the needs of engineering and technical personnel and includes industry-relevant information. You will gain the necessary leadership and management skills in areas such as financial plans and budgets, negotiation, developing business and operational plans, people management, project management, and conflict resolution. Upon completion of this program, you will gain the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage people and a business unit effectively.

Program Details

Whether you are moving from a purely technical role to that of managing a business unit within a large organization, setting up a small business, or working as a freelance consultant, this program will provide you with critical skills and industry-related knowledge in leadership and management.

Through this program, you will learn to focus on managing people and a business, all within an engineering and technical context. You will gain these skills through real-life examples, exercises, and assignments, all designed around, and focused for use in the engineering and technical industries and trade applications.

The program commences with units on leading and managing workplace relationships and team effectiveness. Then, the associated topic of emotional intelligence is covered to ensure you have a firm grasp on the basic principles of effective management. This includes managing different personality types, interpersonal skills, leadership, communication skills, and team management — all aimed at making you a better and effective manager.

You will then cover the management of operational plans where you apply the overall business plan to your workplace. Other components of this diploma include critical areas of managing budgets and financial plans, developing a business plan, and identifying threats and identification of marketing opportunities.

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

  • Must either be in relevant employment or have access to appropriate workplace environments to achieve the competency standard units required for completion.


  • 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.

  • Project Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Engineering Manager
  • Conflict Analyst
  • Engineering Supervisor
  • Team Leader
  • Account Manger
  • Risk Management Consultant
  • Area Manager
  • Project Coordinator
  • Management Analyst

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 5 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 12 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.

Hear from our students

  Interesting topics.  
S Sommerville, United Kingdom BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management
  Everything about the course was very enlightening.  
  I was able to discover a lot of tools which I do use in my job.  
M Laylay, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management
  The course was very specific and realistic.  
N Banze, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management

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