Qualification details

BSB51107 - Diploma of Management (Release 4)


Usage recommendation:
Is superseded by BSB51915 - Diploma of Leadership and ManagementUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages Structure of qualification changed from elective only to core and elective Number of units required increased from 8 to 12 24/Mar/2015

ReleaseRelease date
4 (this release) 18/Mar/2013
(View details for release 3) 18/Dec/2012
(View details for release 2) 28/Nov/2011
(View details for release 1) 10/Mar/2009

Units of competency

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BSBRSK501B - Manage riskManage riskSupersededElective
BSBFIM501A - Manage budgets and financial plansManage budgets and financial plansSupersededElective
BSBWRK510A - Manage employee relationsManage employee relationsSupersededElective
BSBWOR501B - Manage personal work priorities and professional developmentManage personal work priorities and professional developmentSupersededElective
BSBHRM405A - Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staffSupport the recruitment, selection and induction of staffSupersededElective
BSBMGT515A - Manage operational planManage operational planSupersededElective
BSBWHS501A - Ensure a safe workplaceEnsure a safe workplaceSupersededElective
BSBMGT516C - Facilitate continuous improvementFacilitate continuous improvementSupersededElective
BSBCOM503B - Develop processes for the management of breaches in compliance requirementsDevelop processes for the management of breaches in compliance requirementsSupersededElective
BSBMGT502B - Manage people performanceManage people performanceSupersededElective
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SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 132000 Business Administration Managers 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 32 Business And Administration Associate Professionals 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Local Government Administration,Government Service Delivery,Purchasing and Procurement,Warehousing and Storage,Logistics,Legal Administration,Business Administration,Automotive Manufacturing,Automotive Industry 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Operations Manager,Production Manager,Warehouse Manager,Manager,Distribution Centre Manager,Business Manager,Office Manager,Legal Practice Manager,Corporate Services Manager,Business Development Manager,Transport Manager,Senior Manager (Public Sector),Public Sector Manager,Information Services Manager 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 132000 Business Administration Managers 03/Sep/2008 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 32 Business And Administration Associate Professionals 03/Sep/2008 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 03/Sep/2008 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 10/Mar/2009 
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Modification History



Release 4

This version first released with BSB07 Business Services Training Package Version 8.0.

Elective units:

  • BSBHRM402A Recruit, select and induct staff replaced with BSBHRM405A Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
  • BSBHRM503B Manage performance management systems replaced with BSBHRM512A Develop and manage performance management processes
  • BSBHRM504A Manage workforce planning replaced with BSBHRM513A (unit title remains unchanged).
  • BSBPMG510A Manage projects replaced with BSBPMG522A Undertake project work
  • BSBWRK509A Manage industrial relations replaced with BSBWRK510A Manage employee relations

Release 3

New release of this Qualification with BSB07 Business Services Training Package version 7.0.

BSBOHS elective unit updated with the BSBWHS unit and imported elective units updated with the most current equivalent.

Release 2

New release of this Qualification with BSB07 Business Services Training Package version 6.0.

BSBWOR501A updated to BSBWOR501B.

Release 1

Initial release of this Qualification.


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:

  • manager.

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