Diploma Of Management 



This qualification reflects the role of individuals who are engaged to manage the work of others or to add value to or review management practices. Their role may be in any industry or organisational setting. Typically people in these roles will have considerable experience in their respective industries or vocational areas and combine an informed perspective of specific work requirements with their managerial approaches. The qualification requires a sound theoretical knowledge base and managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate own work or the work of a team.


Job roles 


Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. A possible job title relevant to this qualification is:


Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 


Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:


BSB40812 Certificate IV in Frontline Management or other relevant qualification


with vocational experience but without formal supervision or management qualification.


Pathways from the qualification 

BSB60407 Advanced Diploma of Management or other Advanced Diploma qualifications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative or regulatory requirements. However, where required, a unit of competency will specify relevant licensing, legislative or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Employability Skills Summary

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills required by industry for this qualification. The employability skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.


Employability skill Industry or enterprise requirements for this qualification include: 


  • communicating with business contacts to promote the goals and objectives of the business
  • obtaining feedback from colleagues and clients


  • leading, planning and supervising the performance of team members to develop team cohesion and to foster innovative work practices


  • accessing and assessing information for accuracy and relevance
  • developing strategies for minimising risks

Initiative and enterprise

  • identifying networking opportunities and developing operational strategies to ensure the viability of the business
  • instigating new or different work practices to improve productivity or service delivery

Planning and organising

  • allocating work to meet time and budget constraints
  • developing plans and schedules


  • prioritising tasks


  • participating in professional networks and associations to obtain and maintain personal knowledge and skills
  • systematically identifying learning and development needs


  • using business technology to access, organise and monitor information


Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 8 

8 elective units 


5 elective units  must be selected from the Group A units listed below.


3 elective units  may be selected from Group A units or Group B units listed below, from this Training Package or from any current accredited course or endorsed Training Package at this qualification level. One unit may be selected from either a Certificate IV or Advanced Diploma qualification.


Elective units must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the qualification level.


Elective units


Group A 


Customer service 


BSBCUS501C Manage quality customer service


Financial management 


BSBFIM501A Manage budgets and financial plans


Information management 


BSBINM501A Manage an information or knowledge management system


Learning and development 


BSBLED501A Develop a workplace learning environment




BSBMGT406A Plan and monitor continuous improvement

BSBMGT502B Manage people performance

BSBMGT515A Manage operational plan

BSBMGT516C Facilitate continuous improvement


Work health and safety 


BSBWHS501A Ensure a safe workplace


Project management 


BSBPMG522A Undertake project work


Risk management 


BSBRSK501B Manage risk


Workplace effectiveness 


BSBWOR501B Manage personal work priorities and professional development

BSBWOR502B Ensure team effectiveness



Group B 




BSBCOM503B Develop processes for the management of breaches in compliance requirements




BSBDIV501A Manage diversity in the workplace




BSBFRA502B Manage a franchise operation


Human resource management 


BSBHRM405A Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff

BSBHRM512A Develop and manage performance-management processes

BSBHRM513A Manage workforce planning




BSBINN501A Establish systems that support innovation

BSBINN502A Build and sustain an innovative work environment


Intellectual property 


BSBIPR501A Manage intellectual property to protect and grow business




BSBHRM511A Manage expatriate staff




BSBSUS501A Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability


Workplace relations 


BSBWRK510A Manage employee relations