Leadership Excellence

Achieve the Diploma of Leadership and Management

Developed specifically for managers & leaders

Leadership Excellence

Developed specifically for managers & leaders, utilising

Skillsoft Leadership Content

The Leadership Excellence Program is aimed at Managers and Business Leaders in general. People must be in a role where they can demonstrate responsibility for team or business unit performance. They should be self-directed and autonomous, working under a broad set of guidelines.

The Leadership Excellence Program is an integrated series of global eLearning content and individual leadership coaching as well as action learning projects. This program applies proven tools and tactics to engage, inspire and develop your leaders, enabling them to deliver great performance.

We have combined our cutting edge research in leadership development expertise to provide a unique and effective methodology that results in leadership excellence. The program enables leaders to lead, enhancing their decision-making capacity, change management skills and collaborative powers to ensure they continue to lead effectively.


Diploma of Leadership & Management (BSB50420)

  • BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others
  • BSBPMG430 Undertake project work
  • BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans
  • BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change
  • BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence
  • BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • BSBSTR501 Establish innovative work environment
  • BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
  • BSBLDR522 Manage people performance
  • BSBOPS505 Manage organisational customer service
  • BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement

Download the following Program Information:
Leadership Excellence - Program Overview
Dip L&M - Program Outline Brochure
Diploma of Management - BSB51107

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About the Program - FAQs
What will I learn?
  • The program aims to help participants to:
    • Develop the capabilities required to operate at an advanced level;
    • Deliver quantifiable organisational improvements through Strategic Workplace Improvement Projects;
    • Determine ongoing professional development needs and take ownership for self-development; and
    • Take responsibility for managing self and team to achieve workplace challenges and outcomes.
  • You will learn how to develop and use emotional intelligence, communicate effectively as a workplace leader, implement an operational plan, promote innovation, lead effective workplace relationships & teams, manage people, facilitate continuous improvement, undertake project work and implement customer service strategies.
How does the Program work?

The program combines courses, Business Courses, Videos, Business Impact and Challenge series from Skillsoft’s eLearning content.

The program is broken into 6 Themes, each containing 2 modules. After you have completed the eLearning content for each module, you will be given the opportunity to apply your learning on the job through our “Research Tasks & Workplace Application” (RTWAs) activities on ALA Training Portal.

Each month the program work gives you an easily digestible amount of information that won't overload or impact on your work life. This allows you to better retain and transfer the knowledge of each module into your workplace, as well as throughout the remainder of the program.

Additionally, you are required to complete a workplace project or business initiative.

The “Research Tasks & Workplace Application” activities provides time to reflect on the content and your own thought processes, experiences, and work habits - allowing to make deeper affective and cognitive connections with the content, which contributes to long-term application of the principles that are covered.

What are the course inclusions?
  • SkillSoft eLearning content through ALA SkillPort portal
    • 12 month licence for Diploma of Leadership & Management (BSB51915)
    • 24 x 7 SkillSoft technical support
  • Workplace Project / Business Improvement and instructions
  • Training Plan
  • Research Tasks & Workplace Application activities
  • 2 x Mentoring sessions
  • RPL / RCC and Final Assessment
Where is this course recognised?

The Leadership Excellence Program is aligned to BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership & Management -  an Australian nationally recognised qualification  and held in high regard internationally

What will I obtain on completion of the course?

Upon successful completion of this program you will receive a nationally recognised BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership & Management. ALA is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO ID: 41012).

What are the units of competency included in the program?
  • BSBWOR501         Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBPMG522         Undertake project work
  • BSBMGT517          Manage operational plan
  • BSBINN601            Lead and manage organisational change
  • BSBLDR502           Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • BSBLDR503           Communicate with influence
  • BSBLDR501           Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • BSBINN502            Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • BSBWOR502         Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • BSBMGT502          Manage people performance
  • BSBCUS501           Manage quality customer service
  • BSBMGT516          Facilitate continuous improvement
What is the mode of delivery?

This is an online self-paced program. This means that you will complete your knowledge and initial skills development through online learning with specific milestones to complete along the way. You will also receive 2 x 1:1 mentoring sessions with an ALA assessor.

You will be given access to 2 learning portals:

  • ALA Skillport - to access Skillsoft eLearning course content
  • ALA Training Portal where you access all learning material.  These include:
  • Participant Handbook & Program Outline
  • Participant Guide
  • Evidence Portfolio Guide
  • Workplace Project Instructions
  • Workplace Project Templates
  • Research Tasks and Workplace Applications (RTWAs)
Entry Requirements
Who is this course for?

This program is aimed at Managers and Business Leaders in general. People must be in a role where they can demonstrate responsibility for team or business unit performance. They should be self-directed and autonomous, working under a broad set of guidelines. 

This program would suit all managers & leaders. It is highly valued by organisations in both the public and private sectors and is delivered online, flexibly, with workplace application and business improvement initiatives meaning that you can continue in your current role as you study.

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

What is the Entry Criteria?

Minimum age requirements

  • You will need to be at least 18 years old.

Education requirements

  • While there are no formal education entry requirements, preferred pathways for participants considering this qualification may include: 
    • BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership & Management, and
    • minimum of 2 years of vocational experience, or at least 2-5 years of relevant vocational experience.
How does this course add value to my career path?

The course requires you to “apply your learning” into your workplace. You will be asked to reflect on your own experiences and organisation as you progress through each module. There are research questions and tasks you will need to complete in your own workplace.

Leadership development assists your career development by providing access to tools which will maximise your performance, including development plans and mentoring support.

Developing leadership skills is important to enhance your personal character as well as providing the necessary tools to achieve success within your career.

Leadership experiences shape individual character while promoting learning through action.

Qualification pathway
  • As part of the Leadership & Management Pathway, possible pathways could include:
    • BSB61015 - Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

    • BSB80315 - Graduate Certificate in Leadership Diversity
    • BSB80215 - Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership
What are the fees?
  • Self-paced eLearning  program with coaching = $3,900
  • RPL only $1,500 (no online license)


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