Course Overview

The qualification is suited to individuals who are responsible for the supervision and leadership of a team or work area (including by managing staff performance and making staffing decisions). This course will cover units that address the financial, policy, and organisational development aspects of a business, equipping you with greater knowledge to successfully pursue opportunities in this field.

Course Structure
You must achieve a competent result in the ten (10) units to obtain the BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business qualification.

Unit code Unit name Core/Elective
BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving Core
BSBFIN601 Manage organisational finances Core
BSBOPS601 Develop and implement business plans Core
BSBSUS601 Lead corporate social responsibility Core
BSBTEC601 Review organisational digital strategy Core
BSBHRM614 Contribute to strategic workforce planning Elective
BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change Elective
BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement Elective
BSBSTR602 Develop organisational strategies Elective
BSBLDR602 Provide leadership across the organisation Elective

Assessment method

Assessments will be conducted through a combination of questioning, case studies, reports, role-plays, and demonstrations.

Recognition of Prior Learning

We offer everyone the opportunity to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) at enrolment. Students may be granted credit or partial credit in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or prior training.


Upon successful completion of BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business, you may pursue a pathway to university. University pathways are current at the time of publishing but are subject to change.

Study Location

Level 8, 131 Queen Street, Melbourne 3000

Quick Facts

Course name: Advanced Diploma of Business
National Code: BSB60120
CRICOS Course Code: 107005F
Duration: 52 weeks

  • 40 weeks study
  • 12 weeks break

Study mode: face to face, 20 hours per week
Fees: View course fees
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Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Must have completed equivalent to Australian year 12
  • Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions) or
  • Have two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise
  • IELTS band 5.5 (with no individual band below 5.0) or equivalent

Career outcomes

  • Quarry Business Manager
  • Administrator
  • Senior Executive
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Development Director

Intake Dates

2023 2024
Jan 23 22
Feb 27 26
Apr 17 15
Jun 05 03
Jul 10 08
Aug 28 26
Sep 30
Oct 02
Nov 06 04

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