BSB80215
Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership

This qualification is available via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for those with a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.

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The CLET BSB80215 Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership is a powerful qualification offered by CLET via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who can provide evidence to show they have applied advanced knowledge and skills in a strategic leadership and management role.

RPL at this level rewards those who have made autonomous decisions and used initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions in a variety of contexts and who have held positions of responsibility and accountability for personal outputs and for the work or function of others.

The recognition of prior learning process conducted by CLET assessors will search for evidence of the ability to use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. The RPL assessment process will need applicants to demonstrate the use of communication skills to support an understanding of theoretical concepts and the ability to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

For those from the military, police, emergency services, Federal, State, Territory and Local Government agencies and many security organisations suitable to apply for this qualification via RPL, CLET have compiled comprehensive evidence guides to assist the recognition of the most suitable personnel from these organisations, without the need for you to provide confidential and classified information to be successful.

Australian Qualifications Framework
Australian Qualifications Framework
Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership
Course Code: BSB80215
Application Completion Time: 28 days
Delivery Mode: RPL ONLY
Awards for RPL:
Graduate Diploma or
Statement of Attainment
GAP Training: No
Units Recognised: 2
Nationally Recognised Training:
Payment Plans: Yes
RPL Review and assessment can take a minimum of 28 days to complete
Core Units

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and improve personal leadership style and professional competence and to lead organisational transformation and learning for strategic outcomes.

It covers leading transformational practices, cultivating collaborative practices, completing ongoing professional development and providing strategic leadership in a dynamic context.

It applies to those who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead the development of high-level strategic plans that serve the vision and mission of an organisation. It addresses analysing the environment, identifying risks and opportunities, planning staffing requirements, succession planning, and establishing and monitoring financial and non-financial performance indicators.

Leadership is applied in order to engage people with the organisation's vision and goals and in developing and implementing the plan.

It applies to senior managers and business owners who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.



Possible Electives

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage financial resources in a complex environment for a substantial business unit or organisation.

Leaders are typically required to forecast future financial resource needs, analyse current asset performance and capacity to a standard expected in a commercial environment, and to set business targets. There is a requirement to manage compliance mechanisms, to manage financial risk within agreed plans and mechanisms, and to monitor compliance with financial projections.

It applies to the management of financial resources relating to complex and diverse operations or projects and is an important aspect of work for managers or leaders.

It may relate equally to small-scale activities within a small to medium-sized organisation or a significant activity in a large organisation.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish collaborative partnerships and relationships with business and industry stakeholders.

This unit covers communicating to influence others, cultivating new and existing partnerships, establishing positive collaborative relationships, leading the establishment of a partnership program and establishing reporting mechanisms.

It applies to people who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply organisational leadership in change management through influencing and shaping an organisational culture that is receptive to and embraces the opportunities for change.

The unit includes influencing organisational culture, anticipating change and providing strategic leadership in change management.

It applies to people who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply ethical leadership and take responsibility for influencing ethical practice. It addresses modelling organisational values, embedding ethical practice into the organisation's culture and processes and promoting ethical leadership and decision making at all levels of the organisation.

It applies to people who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop a knowledge management strategy as a key business enabler.

It applies to senior managers, including strategic business analysts and executive managers, who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, to generate ideas, and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse financial and economic information to achieve the objectives of an organisation. It covers the use and interpretation of financial information to support business decision making, analysis and use of budget systems and reporting processes and the impact of micro and macro-economic information on enterprise planning.

It applies to senior management, including strategic business analysts and executive managers, who use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, conduct and report on applied research to influence strategic practices and outcomes within an organisational context.

The unit also covers constructing an applied research strategy, using a range of applied research techniques, and analysing and presenting findings.

It applies to leaders or managers using applied research to ensure learning can enhance individual, team and organisational performance. The intended purpose and approach to applied research may vary across a range of contexts and organisations. In this unit, the focus is on applied research to attain improved organisational outcomes.

No licensing, legislation or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Graduates at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further learning.

From the Australian Government Training Package Implementation Guide, the possible job titles attached to this qualification include:

  • Director
  • General Manager
  • Senior Administrator
  • Senior Executive
  • Possible entry into university degree and post graduate study

CLET also encourages the achievement of a qualification for your own personal recognition of the knowledge and skills acquired over many years in the workforce.

RPL FEES - $3250 (Full RPL Fee)

Initial RPL Review: NO FEE (Free of charge) - This is conducted when RPL Application and evidence received.

PROCEED TO AWARD: $3250 - This fee is only due after initial review is completed, candidate then requests a full RPL assessment is conducted and decides to proceed to be awarded with the qualification. If candidate does not proceed to award, no fee is payable.

STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT - FEE adjusted accordingly. This occurs when initial review is conducted, candidate then requests a full RPL assessment and is awarded PARTIAL RPL for selected units.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available on all CLET qualifications. If you have completed formal or informal training and have knowledge, skills and employment experience in this area, you may apply for RPL.

You will be asked to provide evidence to support your application and the CLET RPL team will assist you through the RPL assessment process. Apply for RPL below to commence the process.

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After reading the information provided on this qualification page, if you then decide to apply to have your knowledge and skills recognised towards this and/or other qualifications, you may click on the RPL Assessment button and complete to commence the process.

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