Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning)

Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning)

CRICOS Course Code : 111791G

BSB80120 - Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning)

The  BSB80120 Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) explores in greater depth the knowledge and skills required to be an effective organisational leader and senior manager. The qualification is a logical progression from the Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management or Business and is a highly recommended qualification for all managers or people who want to get into senior executive positions across a range of organisations.


Entry Requirements

This qualification reflects the roles of individuals who apply highly specialised knowledge and skills in the field of organisational learning and capability development. In these roles they are required to generate and evaluate complex ideas; and to initiate, design, and execute major learning and development functions within an organisation. Typically, they would have full responsibility and accountability for the personal output and work of others.

This qualification may apply to leaders and managers in an organisation where learning is used to build organisational capability.

Job Roles

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles and roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • General manager human resources
  • General manager/head of school registered training organisation (RTO)
  • Director, workforce planning and development
  • Learning and development senior consultant
  • Manager, learning and change management
  • Manager, learning and development


This qualification requires the successful completion of 8 units of Competency (3 Core units and 5 Elective units).

Unit Name Total (8 units) *Electives may be changed Core/ Elective*
BSBHRM613 Contribute to the Development of Learning and Development Strategies Core
BSBLDR811 Lead Strategic Transformation Core
TAELED803 Implement Improved Learning Practice Core
BSBINS603 Initiate and Lead Applied Research Elective
BSBLDR812 Develop and Cultivate Collaborative Partnerships and Relationaships Elective
BSBSTR801 Lead Innovative Thinking and Practice Elective
BSBHRM611 Contribute to Organisational Performance Development Elective
BSBSTR602 Develop Organisational Strategies Elective
Duration & Amount of Training

The course will be conducted over a period of 52 (fifty-two) weeks, students will attend 20 hours classes every week.

Total Fees for International students: $12,000

Material Fees: $500

Total: $12,500.


Delivery Addresses

Adelaide Address: Level 1, 142 North terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000

Adelaide Mobile: 08 8311 1394

Melbourne Address: Suite 416 & 417,Level 4,343 Little Collins Street, Melbourne 3000

Melbourne Mobile: 03 8672 7403


Nominal hours: 800 

*Electives may be changed at any stage at the discretion of the College..  The College will select electives based on the students’ needs and work context.  Our current research indicates that a vast majority of our students will be seeking a career in leadership and management roles and may be engaged in human resource development.  The electives above have been selected on this assumption.

Should the students wish to undertake a career development role; the electives will be substituted to suit their context.

Learning Outcome

  • Organisational learning and capability development
  • Leadership and management of the organisation
  • Change management skills
  • Research and organisational development
  • Leading innovation and change

Course Duration

Up to 52 weeks (including holidays)


This course is offered for up to 52 weeks full-time mode.  The course is delivered face-to-face in a simulated workplace environment.  Students attend 20 hours of class per week, which are a mix of theory and practical applications.

Entry Requirements

Candidates may enter the qualification through a number of entry points demonstrating potential to undertake study at graduate level, including:

  • with a relevant Diploma or Advanced Diploma, or a relevant Certificate III or Certificate IV together with significant relevant vocational practice
  • with a higher education qualification, together with relevant vocational practice
  • with extensive relevant vocational practice, without formal qualifications.

International students must also fulfil the following requirements:

  • Mature age (18 years and over)
  • IELTS 6 or equivalent (or evidence of having successfully completed a formal qualification at Diploma level or above in Australia)

Learning Pathways: On successful completion of this course, graduates may consider further study at a higher tertiary level within the vocational education and training sector.

Pathway options can be discussed with students upon completion of studies.

Articulation: Individual students who are seeking to continue their study at university should contact the prospective university upon completion of the course for any credit transfer arrangements.

Teaching-learning resources may include: study guides, textbooks, CD’s and DVD’s, handouts, electronic notes, web resources and reading material.

Students will learn leadership and management skills and techniques via teacher presentations, project work, practical exercises, individual studies, research, discussion, group work and presentations using industry-standard applications and materials/tools.

Assessment methods and tools may include:  oral tasks (interview questions), written tasks (workbook, recognition of prior learning, tests, assignments, examinations), group work and discussions (case studies, role plays), project (workplace research project), and simulated or workplace performance (practical demonstration with observation checklists).  Assessment results recognise student achievement against each competency.


Adelaide Address: Level 1, 142 North terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000

Melbourne Address: Suite 416 & 417,Level 4,343 Little Collins Street, Melbourne 3000