Diploma of Business (BSB50215)

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The Diploma of Business course (BSB50215) has been developed against the Australian Quality Framework for business management. The course is designed to develop your management skills and teach you to share your business vision with the world. The practical skills you will learn will equip you to effectively market a brand, manage your risk and finances strategically and stay innovative in challenging market conditions.

The course is designed to be completed within 12-months and you will learn the knowledge and skills required to run a business. You will learn how to manage risk, budgets and financial plans; manage recruitment processes; and create an innovative workplace. The course will also cover project work, sales and marketing.

Whether you want to run your own business or be that pivotal person in your organisation, this qualification will open doors and create rewarding opportunities for you.


BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others

  • Assess individual and team critical and creative thinking skills
  • Establish an environment that encourages the application of critical and creative thinking
  • Monitor and improve thinking practices

BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans

  • Plan financial management approaches
  • Implement and monitor financial management plans
  • Review and evaluate financial management plans

BSBHRM525 Manage recruitment and onboarding

  • Develop recruitment and onboarding policies and procedures
  • Manage recruitment process
  • Manage staff onboarding

BSBMKG434 Promote products and services

  • Establish promotional activities
  • Coordinate promotional activities
  • Review promotional activities

BSBMKG541 Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities

  • Explore marketing opportunities
  • Evaluate marketing opportunities
  • Evaluate required changes to current operations

BSBOPS501 Manage business resources

  • Analyse resource requirements
  • Develop resource plans
  • Allocate resources
  • Review and report on resource usage

BSBOPS504 Manage business risk

  • Establish risk context
  • Identify risks
  • Analyse risks
  • Select and implement treatments

BSBPMG430 Undertake project work

  • Establish project parameters
  • Develop project plan
  • Administer and monitor project
  • Finalise and review project

BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement

    • Establish ways of working within team
    • Identify improvements
    • Implement innovative processes
    • Develop workplace culture and tools for continuous improvement, innovation and learning

BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

      • Prepare workplace sustainability policies
      • Implement workplace sustainability policies
      • Review implementation of workplace sustainability policies

BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness

      • Establish team performance plan
      • Develop and facilitate team cohesion
      • Facilitate teamwork
      • Liaise with stakeholders

BSBXCM501 Lead communication in the workplace

      • Establish communication protocols
      • Coordinate effective communication
      • Present and negotiate persuasively
      • Review communication practices