BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management

Exceptional teaching, outstanding facilities, and wide-ranging academic and welfare support services are central to Global College Australasia’s educational philosophy.


Direct entry or Packaged Pathway with other GCA qualifications.


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.


At Global College Australasia (GCA), we recognise the crucial role of hands-on experience in shaping future business leaders. That is why we have established a state-of-the-art Business Centre, designed to immerse our students in a real working business environment. This innovative setup includes a simulated online presence, providing a comprehensive platform for students across various levels – from graduate diploma to advanced – and emerging leaders at diploma levels to experience the pressures and challenges of modern business firsthand.

A Complete Business Ecosystem

The GCA Business Centre is not just a classroom; it is a fully operational business hub. From the boardroom to the back office, every element is crafted to mirror a real corporate environment. This setup allows students to engage in day-to-day business activities and decision-making processes, giving them a feel for what it takes to succeed in today’s fast-paced business world.

Simulated Online Business Presence

Understanding the importance of digital operations in contemporary business, our Business Centre includes a simulated online presence. This feature enables students to manage digital strategies, engage with virtual clients, and oversee web-based projects, thereby gaining valuable insights into the digital side of running a business. By handling tasks ranging from online marketing to e-commerce, students develop a robust set of digital skills that are indispensable in today’s tech-driven marketplace.

Experiential Learning for Emerging Leaders

The programme is designed to cater to a wide range of students, from those just stepping into management roles to those preparing to lead organisations. By participating in our Business Centre activities, students experience the realities of leadership in a controlled yet dynamic and realistic environment. They learn to navigate complex scenarios, from executing strategic decisions in the boardroom to managing operational challenges in the back office.

Industry Leaders as Trainer Assessors

GCA is privileged to have seasoned industry business leaders join our team as trainer assessors. These professionals bring a wealth of knowledge and real-world experience to the classroom. They observe and mentor our students, providing insights that only years of active leadership can offer. Their involvement ensures that our training reflects current trends and real-time challenges in the business world, preparing students not only to meet but exceed the demands of modern business leadership.

Real-time Feedback and Adaptive Learning

One of the key advantages of the GCA Business Centre is the real-time feedback provided to students. This feedback is crucial for adaptive learning, allowing students to understand the impact of their decisions and refine their strategies accordingly. The environment fosters a learning process where theoretical knowledge meets practical application, ensuring that students are not only able to envision solutions but also implement them effectively under real-world pressures.

Global College Australasia’s Business Centre is more than just a learning space; it is a breeding ground for the next generation of business leaders. By integrating real business operations with academic learning, GCA prepares students to face the challenges of modern business with confidence and competence. Our graduates emerge not only with advanced knowledge but with practical experience and a profound understanding of what it takes to lead in the real world. This blend of education and real-world application sets GCA apart in preparing students for successful careers in business.


We have two college campuses located in East Perth, which are directly behind each other at;

  • 176 Wellington Street, East Perth, Western Australia, Australia 6004.
  • 21 Moore Street, East Perth, Western Australia, Australia 6004.


All enrolled students are required to attend classes for 20 scheduled course contact hours per week over 2.5 days and maintain a minimum attendance of 80 percent.

Timings: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

(Note: The scheduled course contact hours are the hours for which a student is enrolled in a course to attend classes, course-related information sessions, supervised study sessions, mandatory and supervised work-based training and examinations)

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is available (on GCA application) to students with prior skills, knowledge, experience or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, in a related area. RPL may reduce the duration or time needed for your course completion.


  • Nil.


  • Minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Successful completion of Year 10 or equivalent.
  • GCA English test upon enrolment of the first course.
  • Please refer to for latest international student visa requirements and conditions if your intent to study on a student visa in Australia.


  • 104310K


  • 50 weeks (40 study weeks + 10 weeks holiday).


Total number of units = 12

Six core units plus six elective units.


BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence CORE
BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others CORE
BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships CORE
BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans CORE
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence CORE
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness CORE
BSBLDR522 Manage people performance ELECTIVE
BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement ELECTIVE
BSBSTR503 Develop organisational policy ELECTIVE
BSBOPS505 Manage organisational customer service ELECTIVE
BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area ELECTIVE
BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboarding ELECTIVE



  • July 15th 2024
  • Sep 16th 2024

Please email for further information.


GCA international admission requirements need to be met for admission into this course.

On completion of GCA international admission requirements need to be met for admission into this course.

Leading to BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management or,

Leading to BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management and packaged leading to BSB80120 Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning).

Please refer to for the latest visa requirements and conditions if you intend to study on a student visa.

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All fees quoted are in Australian Dollars (AUD). Payments are made in instalments.