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In a world that’s driven by greater possibilities, it’s time to raise your game. To be inspired to perform better and to be better. To develop the kind of leadership qualities that will make your potential infinite.

BSchool’s Leadership course includes 12 units and 24 real leadership case studies that involve nine of Australia’s top leaders across sport, business, military, non-profit and community services. That's 12-months of powerful online mentorship and exclusive insights into the journeys of some of Australia's most respected leaders.

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Alastair
Clarkson

AFL Premiership Coach

Alastair Clarkson is a former Australian rules footballer and current coach of the Hawthorn Football Club. Learn how to ‘Build a Winning Team’, ‘Unleash Human Potential’ and ‘Iterate and Learn’ with a four time AFL Premiership Coach.

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Garth
Tander

V8 Supercar Champion

Garth Tander is a consistent winner at the highest racing level of motorsport in Australia and drives for the iconic Holden Racing Team. Learn how to ‘Forge a Shared Direction’ with a Supercar Series Champion and three times Bathurst 1000 winner.

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Layne
Beachley, AO

World Champion Surfer

Layne Beachley is widely regarded as the most successful female surfer in history. She paved the way for women’s surfing and has been applauded for providing service and support to the sport, as well as different communities, charities and boards. Learn ‘Personal Mastery’ with a seven times world champion surfer.

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Radek
Sali

CEO Swisse Wellness

Swisse is a health and wellness company that is a market leader in Australia and growing rapidly overseas. Since joining in 2008, Radek’s passionate leadership, progressive approach to company culture and extraordinary business acumen has seen him become one of the most celebrated CEOs in Australia. Learn the ‘Power of Creativity and Innovation’ with one of Australia’s leading CEOs.

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Cathy
Burke

Global Leader or Partnerships, The Hunger Project

Cathy Burke is the CEO and Country Director of The Hunger Project in Australia. Founded in 1977, The Hunger Project is a global, non-profit organisation committed to the sustainable end of world hunger. Since 1998, Cathy has led Australia’s contribution to this global movement of individuals and organisations in 22 countries worldwide. Learn the ‘Power of Emotional Intelligence’ and how ‘Making Connections and Meaningful Work’ can be the most rewarding areas of leadership.

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Mark
Donaldson, VC

Australian Soldier

Corporal Mark Donaldson is an Australian soldier and member of the Special Air Service Regiment (SASR), an elite special operations force of the Australian Army. He is also the recipient of the Victoria Cross for Australia, the highest award in the Australian honours system for acts of exceptional gallantry under fire in Afghanistan. Mark was also awarded the Young Australian of the Year in 2010. Learn ‘Resilience on the Front Line’ with one of Australia’s most highly decorated soldiers.

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Ricky
Ponting, AO

Australian Cricketer

Ricky Ponting was the captain of the Australia national cricket team between 2004 and 2011 in Test cricket and 2002 and 2011 in One Day International cricket. Ricky led the Australian team to two world cup victories and an Ashes victory in 2006-07. Learn how to ‘Drive Team Performance’ from one of Australia’s most celebrated batsman and cricketing leaders.

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Emma
Isaacs

Founder Business Chicks

Emma Isaacs is the CEO of Australia’s largest community for women, Business Chicks, with over 35,000 members. Emma has spent time with some of the world’s greatest business visionaries, entrepreneurial minds and thought leaders including Sir Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Diane von Furstenberg and Jamie Oliver. Emma is a passionate philanthropist, sought after keynote speaker and media commentator. Learn how to create an ‘Adaptive Mindset’ with one of Australia’s leading entrepreneurs.

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Naomi
Simson

Founding Director RedBalloon

Naomi Simson is the Founding Director of RedBalloon, an online experience gift retailer based in Australia. Naomi is also known as a leading Australian entrepreneur, blogger, author and speaker. She has recently starred on Channel Ten’s Shark Tank Australia and has published a new book ‘Live What You Love’. Learn ‘The Drive to Succeed’ with one of Australia’s top business leaders.

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Subjects

  • Review future workforce needs and identify gaps in the current team
  • Develop strategies find and retain great people to fill the gaps
  • Implement strategies to train and develop the team
  • Keep your finger on the pulse – of the team and the wider labour market


  • Get every team member on the same page (common understanding) regarding the goals of the team
  • Involve the team in planning so you get greater ‘buy in’ on what is to be achieved
  • Maintain open communication with, and provide ongoing feedback to all team members


  • Create clear personal goals and measure your own performance
  • Manage priorities and maintain a healthy work-life balance
  • Develop your skills and get better at what you do, continuously


  • Identify and fix gaps in the current performance management processes
  • Develop strategies to address team performance gaps
  • Design learning and development plans for individual team members


  • Establish the risk context and risk management process
  • Identify, assess and control risks to minimise impact
  • Evaluate risk approach and improve


  • Self-awareness of own emotions and being 'in the moment'
  • Recognising the emotional state of others and responding appropriately
  • Assist team members to develop their own emotional intelligence skills


  • Influence team members to be innovative, participative and achieve their objectives
  • Facilitate consultative decision-making within the team
  • Role model ethical conduct and professional competence


  • Learn how to be a role model for innovation
  • Support and promote innovative thinking in the team
  • Create a physical environment that fosters innovation


  • Develop and agree on team member performance indicators
  • Review team member performance through feedback and appraisals
  • Coach and develop team member skills


  • Develop processes to manage and communicate information and ideas
  • How to gain the trust and confidence of the team
  • How to manage difficulties to achieve positive outcomes


  • The importance of continuous improvement processes
  • How to mentor and coach the team to value continuous improvement
  • Communicate the outcomes of improvement ideas …then start the improvement cycle again


  • How to plan day to day business operations
  • The importance of communicating the plan, what needs to be achieved, to the team
  • Adjust the operational plan, when required, to meet the business objectives


Course Summary

Next Intake June 6 crown blue
Next Intake 6th June 2016
Course Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915)
VET FEE HELP Available
Duration 12 Months - $17950
Requirements 18 years old & completed Year 12 or equivalent
Delivery Online

VET FEE-HELP VET FEE-HELP Available

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Practical, relevant courses

Access to industry events

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Live masterclasses

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Why study online?

Studying online means you can work towards a nationally recognised accreditation without putting your life on hold. BSchool offers 100% online study that's packed with online masterclasses from Australian leaders, engaging course content and round-the-clock support for your study.

  • Study Anywhere
  • Fits around your life
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  • 24-hour access to study resources
  • Work on your own schedule
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