Western Sydney Institute

Diploma of Leadership and Management



This diploma gives you knowledge and strategy required to help build a competitive advantage within an organisation with management theory, organisational strategy, change management and techniques for building and managing a high performance team.

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Blacktown

    • July 17, 2017

    • Part time (36 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Part time (36 weeks)

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

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.

  • Business Development Manager
  • Business Manager
  • Corporate Services Manager
  • Distribution Centre Manager
  • Information Services Manager
  • Legal Practice Manager
  • Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Public Sector Manager
  • Senior Manager (Public Sector)
  • Transport Manager
  • Warehouse Manager

Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Leadership and Management with Western Sydney Institute, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 12 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

4 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Develop and use emotional intelligence

  • Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

  • Manage operational plan

  • Lead and manage team effectiveness

Elective Units

8 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Manage quality customer service

  • Manage budgets and financial plans

  • Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff

  • Facilitate continuous improvement

  • Undertake project work

  • Manage risk

  • Ensure a safe workplace

  • Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Course Provider

TAFE Western Sydney is a vocational education and training provider dedicated to shaping the futures of individuals, community and industry in Western Sydney and further.

TAFE Western Sydney is also a leading provider of distance education through its specialist distance and online learning brand, OTEN (the Open Training and Education Network). OTEN’s training provides a high level of individual support, flexibility as well as advanced technologies which allow students to study at their own pace.

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