Diploma of Business - BSB50215
Face-to-face duration: 8 days
Nominal Hours: 410 hours (64 hours face-to-face + 346 hours self-paced learning and assessment)
Qualification completion timeframe: 12 months
The Diploma of Business provides students with current skills and knowledge in business. Students may already have
technical qualifications but need additional business skills to advance their careers.
This is a practical, hands-on course which develops entrepreneurial and modern approaches to managing self/people, managing operations, managing projects and managing risk.
This course is for people who want to develop the required knowledge and skills to effectively operate in a variety of business settings, and who are seeking to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions such as:
- technical skills in areas like recruitment and selection, project management and risk management
- people performance and personal effectiveness skills
- strategic and operations management skills.
Units of Competency
- Manage human resources services - BSBHRM501
- Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes - BSBHRM506
- Establish systems that support innovation - BSBINN501
- Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness - BSBLED502
- Manage operational plan - BSBMGT517
- Manage people performance - BSBMGT502
- Undertake project work - BSBPMG522
- Manage risk - BSBRSK501
Administrators, managers, project officers, supervisors.
Typically people in these roles will have considerable experience in their respective industries or vocational areas and are seeking to develop their skills across a wide range of business functions.
The qualification is also suited to people with little or no vocational experience but who have sound theoretical business skills that they would like to develop to create further educational and employment opportunities.
This course includes foundation skills as prescribed in each unit of competency. Foundation skills are a combination of English language, literacy and numeracy skills (LLN) - listening, speaking, reading, digital literacy and use of mathematical ideas, together with employability skills such as collaboration, problem solving, self-management, learning, and information and communication technology (ICT) skills required for participation in modern workplaces and contemporary life.
The course will be delivered over eight (8) days of face-to-face workshops and will be led by our experienced trainers.
Each session contains a student workbook that includes a series of theories and models, accompanying information, additional reading, written activities, reflective tasks and PowerPoint slides as well as the formal assessment.
We offer participants up to 12 months to complete the Institute of Management Diploma of Business - BSB50215 qualification. The course can be completed earlier depending on experience and recognition of prior learning.
RPL and Credit Transfer
Institute of Management can formally recognise a student's existing level of skills and knowledge in two ways:
- Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
- Credit transfer.
The objective of the assessment process is to help students consolidate and build on the formal learning delivery of the Diploma of Business course, through the application of learning into their current or future work role.
These assessments are designed to cover a range of skills and knowledge required to demonstrate achievement of the course objectives. Our aim is to collect workplace evidence on a number of occasions and in a variety of contexts and situations.
- Develop confidence in managing a business.
- Plan and develop tools and processes to achieve personal and team goals.
- Develop a strong emotional intelligence to regulate own and others' emotions.
- Establish habits of highly effective managers.
- Build business skills and financial acumen.
- Manage risks to ensure sustainable practices.
- Develop innovative systems.
- Manage projects effectively.
Pathways from the Qualification
- BSB60215 Advanced Diploma of Business or other Advanced Diploma qualifications.
Manage human resources services - BSBHRM501
- Determine strategies for delivery of human resource services
- Manage delivery of human resource services and
integration of business ethics in human resource practices
- Evaluate human resources service delivery
Manage operational plan - BSBMGT517
- Develop operational plan
- Plan and manage resource acquisition
- Monitor and review operational performance
Manage risk - BSBRSK501
- Establish risk context
- Identify risks
- Analyse risks
- Select and implement treatments
Establish systems that support innovation - BSBINN501
- Research context for new system development
- Generate system concepts and options
- Develop a plan for the system
- Trial the system
Manage recruitment selection and induction processes - BSBHRM506
- Develop recruitment, selection and induction policies and procedures
- Recruit and select staff
- Manage staff induction
Manage people performance - BSBMGT502
- Allocate work
- Assess performance
- Provide feedback
- Manage follow up
Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness - BSBLED502
- Research and analyse employee health issues
- Plan health and wellbeing program
- Implement, administer and monitor program
- Evaluate program
Undertake project work - BSBPMG522
- Define project and develop a project plan
- Administer and monitor the project
- Finalise and review the project