Qualification details

BSB51107 - Diploma of Management (Release 1)


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Is superseded by BSB51915 - Diploma of Leadership and ManagementUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages Structure of qualification changed from elective only to core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

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

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Units of competency

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BSBCUS501B - Manage quality customer serviceManage quality customer serviceN/A
BSBFIM501A - Manage budgets and financial plansManage budgets and financial plansN/A
BSBMGT515A - Manage operational planManage operational planN/A
BSBMGT516C - Facilitate continuous improvementFacilitate continuous improvementN/A
BSBHRM504A - Manage workforce planningManage workforce planningN/A
BSBCOM503B - Develop processes for the management of breaches in compliance requirementsDevelop processes for the management of breaches in compliance requirementsN/A
BSBMGT502B - Manage people performanceManage people performanceN/A
BSBMGT406A - Plan and monitor continuous improvementPlan and monitor continuous improvementN/A
BSBWOR501A - Manage personal work priorities and professional developmentManage personal work priorities and professional developmentN/A
BSBDIV501A - Manage diversity in the workplaceManage diversity in the workplaceN/A
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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

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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

Qualification pathways 

Entry requirements 

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Pathways into the qualification 

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

  • BSB40807 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

Licensing , legislative , regulatory or certification considerations 

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

Not applicable.

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

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 

BSBCUS501B 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

Occupational health and safety 

BSBOHS509A Ensure a safe workplace

Project management 

BSBPMG510A Manage projects

Risk management 

BSBRSK501A Manage risk

Workplace effectiveness 

BSBWOR501A 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 

BSBHRM402A Recruit, select and induct staff

BSBHRM503B Manage performance management systems

BSBHRM504A 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 

BSBWRK509A Manage industrial relations