Qualification details

BSB50420 - Diploma of Leadership and Management (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSB51918 - Diploma of Leadership and Management 18/Oct/2020

Release Status:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 19/Oct/2020

Units of competency

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BSBLDR523 - Lead and manage effective workplace relationshipsLead and manage effective workplace relationshipsCore
BSBTWK501 - Lead diversity and inclusionLead diversity and inclusionElective
BSBSTR503 - Develop organisational policyDevelop organisational policyElective
BSBLDR521 - Lead the development of diverse workforcesLead the development of diverse workforcesElective
BSBXCM501 - Lead communication in the workplaceLead communication in the workplaceElective
BSBPEF501 - Manage personal and professional developmentManage personal and professional developmentElective
BSBOPS501 - Manage business resourcesManage business resourcesElective
BSBOPS504 - Manage business riskManage business riskElective
BSBHRM531 - Coordinate health and wellness programsCoordinate health and wellness programsElective
BSBOPS505 - Manage organisational customer serviceManage organisational customer serviceElective
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SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 111211 Corporate General Manager 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Business Administration,Logistics,Purchasing and Procurement,Government Service Delivery,Warehousing and Storage,Local Government Administration,Automotive Manufacturing,Automotive Industry,Legal Administration 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Transport Manager,Distribution Centre Manager,Information Services Manager,Manager,Corporate Services Manager,Public Sector Manager,Senior Manager (Public Sector),Office Manager,Legal Practice Manager,Operations Manager,Warehouse Manager,Business Development Manager,Production Manager,Business Manager 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 111211 Corporate General Manager 19/Oct/2020 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 19/Oct/2020 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 19/Oct/2020 
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Modification History



Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 7.0.

Qualification Description

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 may plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources.

Licensing/Regulatory Information 

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements


Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 12 

6 core units  plus

6 elective units,  of which:

  • 4 elective units must be selected from the elective units listed below
  • for the remaining 2 elective units:
  • up to 2 units may be selected from the elective units listed below
  • if not listed, up to 2 units may be selected from a Certificate IV or above, from this or any other currently endorsed Training Package qualification or accredited course.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core units 

BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence

BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others

BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans

BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence

BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness

Elective units 

BSBCMM412 Lead difficult conversations

BSBCRT512 Originate and develop concepts

BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans

BSBFIN502 Manage financial compliance

BSBHRM522 Manage employee and industrial relations

BSBHRM524 Coordinate workforce plan implementation

BSBHRM531 Coordinate health and wellness programs

BSBLDR521 Lead the development of diverse workforces

BSBLDR522 Manage people performance

BSBOPS501 Manage business resources

BSBOPS503 Develop administrative systems

BSBOPS504 Manage business risk

BSBOPS505 Manage organisational customer service

BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development

BSBSTR501 Establish innovative work environments

BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBSTR503 Develop organisational policy

BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

BSBTWK501 Lead diversity and inclusion

BSBTWK503 Manage meetings

BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area

BSBXBD501 Develop big data strategy

BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace

BSBXDB501 Support staff members with disability in the workplace

BSBXDB502 Adapt organisations to enhance accessibility for people with disability

SIRXOSM007 Manage risk to organisational reputation in an online setting

Qualification Mapping Information

Supersedes and is equivalent to BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management.


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