At a Glance
Career pathways for graduates of this qualification include;
- General Manager
- Executive Officers
- Strategic Managers
- and similar professional roles in a variety of industries.
Plan, lead, and implement strategy for long-term competitive advantage.
The Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership (BSB80320) reflects the role of individuals who apply advanced knowledge and skills in a range of strategic leadership and management roles.
Your past credentials and experience means your superiors, peers, and subordinates expect you to take charge, set the vision for the organisation and safely steer the enterprise to achieve goals even in times of volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. You are responsible for applying judgement, initiative and ethics when leading change and achieving corporate objectives. This top-tier course develops the knowledge, skills and competency to deploy research, human capital and digital tools to achieve these goals.
Admission is limited to students aged 18+ with minimum English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 (overall band) or equivalent; minimum Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (or foreign equivalent), and EITHER a Diploma or Advanced Diploma in a related field of study with 3 years full-time relevant work experience in leadership and management; OR a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field of study with 2 years fulltime relevant work experience in leadership and management; OR 5 years full-time relevant work experience in leadership and management.
Prior to commencement, international students intending to travel to Australia must secure a student visa or temporary graduate visa. Where a student has received a CoE and visa but cannot travel to Australia, the course will be online.
Students will submit a pre-requisite matrix and/or third-party references to assess if the course is appropriate for your interests and abilities, plus an LLN test to determine your learning needs.
Units of Study
In order to achieve the BSB80320 - Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership, students must satisfactorily complete 8 units of competency: 2 core units plus 6 elective units
|BSBLDR811||Lead strategic transformation|
|BSBSTR802||Lead strategic planning processes for an organisation|
|BSBHRM615||Contribute to the development of diversity and inclusion strategies|
|BSBINS603||Initiate and lead applied research|
|BSBLDR812||Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships|
|BSBLDR813||Lead and influence ethical practices|
|BSBTEC601||Review organisational digital strategy|
|BSBHRM611||Contribute to organisational performance development|
The Capital College materials fee provides all required texts for this course, plus access to our student portal and online tools. The sequencing of delivery is:
- Reading course texts (online) and other learning materials;
- Attending face-to-face classes (currently replaced by webinars);
- Attending to online quizzes and case studies;
- Applying learning in context outside of the classroom;
- Online forums for information.
The following learning techniques are employed:
a. Trainer presentations & demonstrations;
b. Individual tasks;
c. Contextualised case studies;
f. Role-plays; and
g. Practical group work.
RPL & Credit Transfer
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)
You may be eligible for RPL if you have sufficient life or work experience to meet the requirements of one or more whole units of competency within this qualification. A fee will be quoted on application.
We recognise all Australian Qualification Framework Certificates and Statements of Attainment issued by other Registered Training Organisations in Australia. You will need to provide the original Certificate or Statement of Attainment (or a certified copy).
We charge no fee on applications for Credit Transfer under National Recognition. All applications for RPL or Credit Transfer must be made prior to the commencement of the course.
RPL assessment attracts a fee for the assessment of each unit.
Assessment will take place at a Capital College campus, or online.
Written projects will be completed by students in their own time.
All activities will be conducted by duly accredited assessors.
Assessors will provide detail of all assessment requirements in advance.
Three assessment attempts will be provided, with support. If satisfactory competence is not observed, the student may be advised to enrol in further relevant training.
What to Study Next?
Upon successful completion of all the 8 units of competency in this course, students will be issued the BSB80320 Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership qualification. If a student does not complete the full qualification but has successfully achieved units, a Statement of Attainment will be issued upon request by the student, indicating that they do not plan to complete the full qualification.
After attaining this qualification you may choose to submit your completed BSB modules for a credit transfer to a Bachelor’s degree from one of our hand-picked Higher Education partners- learn more and check out our list of partner universities.