BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

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BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management


Price:

$1,290.00


TOTAL: $1,290.00
Price:

$1,290.00

TOTAL: $1,390.00 over 3 months
Initial Payment: $382
Succeeding Payments: $168 X 6 fortnightly payments

Units of Competency

12

Course Access

12 months access to online course

Support Hours

7am - 9pm AEST (Mon - Fri),
9am - 1pm AEST (Sat - Sun)

Assessments Marked

Within 5 business days

Course Requirements

  • Sufficient literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course
  • Access to an internet connection

Delivery Mode

100% online, no classroom attendance

Trainer Support

One-on-one

Learning and assessment options

Your workplace or our virtual company as your simulated workplace

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The BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management will provide you with essential skills of supervision, team building, delegation and conflict resolution. This course is especially designed for those who are moving into supervisory positions and require the skills to become an effective team leader. This training also compliments those who have developed existing supervisory skills on the job and want formal recognition of these achievements. You will learn the skills needed to effectively manage projects and achieve greater profits through fundamental strategic planning.

Leaders and managers play a significant role in the leadership of their organisation. In these increasingly competitive and fast-changing times, leaders and managers have a major responsibility to ensure that teams deliver quality services and products. The purpose of this powerful and challenging program is to develop competencies for frontline and other managers and to give you the skills and knowledge to move forward in your career.

Career Opportunities

  • Supervisors, Team Leaders or Assistants
  • Coordinator
  • Project Assistants
  • Office Managers
  • Other similar roles as above over various industries such as sales, trade, manufacturing, retail, administration, services, and many more

We provide you with twelve (12) months to complete this course. How long it actually takes will be reflective of the time you are able to dedicate to your studies.

This course could be completed within 15 – 20 hours of study per unit. It may take you less time, it may take you more. That is why we give you twelve (12) months and all the support you need. The rest is up to you!

BSBLDR401 Communicate effectively as a workplace leader

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • identify the context for communication and adjust approach and responses accordingly
  • create and present clear messages choosing method and mode appropriate to the audience and context, undertake effective two-way communication from the perspective of a team leader
  • identify and record actions required as a result of communication and follow-up in a timely manner

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • effective management communication characteristics
  • range of electronic and non-electronic communication methods, including situations where they would or would not be used
  • characteristics of effective listening techniques
  • feedback process and methods
  • team leadership communication responsibilities
  • barriers to communication in a workplace context
  • verbal and non-verbal communication characteristics
  • impact of legislation and organisational policies on workplace communication

BSBPMG522 Undertake project work

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • define the parameters of the project including:
    • project scope
    • project stakeholders, including own responsibilities
    • relationship of project to organisational objectives and other projects
    • reporting requirements
    • resource requirements
  • use project management tools to develop and implement a project plan including:
    • deliverables
    • work breakdown
    • budget and allocation of resources
    • timelines
    • risk management
    • record keeping and reporting
  • consult and communicate with relevant stakeholders to generate input and engagement in planning, implementing and reviewing the project
  • provide support to team members to enable them to achieve deliverables and to transition them as appropriate at completion of the project
  • finalise the project including documentation, sign-offs and reporting
  • review and document the project outcomes
Demonstrate knowledge of:
  • project management tools and how they contribute to a project
  • types of documents and other sources of information commonly used in defining the parameters of a project
  • processes for identifying and managing risk in a project
  • organisation’s mission, goals, objectives and operations and how the project relates to them
  • organisation’s procedures and processes that are relevant to managing a project including:
    • lines of authority and approvals
    • quality assurance
    • human resources
    • budgets and finance
    • record keeping
    • reporting
  • legislative and regulatory context of the organisation in relation to project work, including work health and safety (WHS) requirements

BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • implement continuous improvement systems and provide mentoring and coaching support to enable individuals and teams to participate in decisions, take responsibility, show initiative and implement improvement processes
  • implement processes to inform team members about savings and productivity/service improvements achievements
  • communicate effectively to support the continuous improvement system and implementation of improvements
  • apply continuous improvement to customer services including internal and external customers
  • implement, monitor and adjust improvement plans, processes and procedures to improve performance
  • document performance to identify further opportunities for improvement
  • manage records and reports within the organisation's systems and procedures

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • continuous improvement processes
  • typical areas of need for coaching and mentoring to support continuous improvement
  • how change management techniques can support continuous improvement and initiative
  • the organisation's systems and data that can be used for benchmarking and monitoring performance for continuous improvement

BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • analyse information from a range of sources to identify current procedures, practices and compliance requirements in relation to environmental and resource sustainability
  • consult and communicate with relevant stakeholders to seek input and encourage engagement with developing and implementing sustainability improvements, encourage feedback and suggestions and report on outcomes
  • plan and organise work group activities to:
    • measure current resource usage
    • solve problems and generate ideas for improvements
    • evaluate and implement strategies to improve resource usage
    • plan, implement and integrate improvements into operations
    • meet environmental requirements
  • apply continuous improvement approach to sustainability performance
  • apply change management techniques to support sustainability performance

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • relevant internal and external sources of information and explain how they can be used to identify sustainability improvements
  • the compliance requirements for the work area with reference to legislation, regulations, codes of practice and workplace procedures that relate to environmental and resource issues
  • common environmental and energy efficiency issues within the industry
  • benchmarks for environmental and resource sustainability that are relevant to the organisation
  • organisational systems and procedures that relate to environmental and resource sustainability improvements including:
  • supply chain, procurement and purchasing
  • assurance
  • making recommendations and seeking approvals

BSBREL401 Establish networks

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • identify and use networking opportunities
  • maintain records of relevant contacts
  • use written and verbal communication skills to establish, cultivate and promote professional business relationships
  • use feedback to improve promotional activities

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • strategies for establishing and maintaining business relationships
  • relevant networks, organisations, agencies, associations or individuals
  • the principles and techniques needed to negotiate positive outcomes
  • client or organisational policies, plans and procedures relevant to business relationships
  • methods for obtaining feedback on promotional activities

BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • identify risks
  • consult with relevant stakeholders to analyse and evaluate risks
  • identify and evaluate control measures
  • develop and implement treatment plans for own area or responsibility
  • refer risks that are beyond own area of responsibility to others
  • maintain risk management documentation

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • techniques for identifying and evaluating risks
  • organisational policies, procedures or processes for risk management
  • areas where risks are commonly identified in an organisation
  • the purpose and key elements of current risk management standards
  • the legislative and regulatory context of the organisation in relation to risk management
  • the organisation’s auditing requirements relating to risk management

BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • apply knowledge of organisational goals, objectives and plans
  • develop a team work plan including documentation of how it was generated and how it will be monitored
  • identify and incorporate innovation and productivity measures into a team work plan
  • communicate with team members and management to identify and establish the team purpose, roles, responsibilities, goals plans and objectives and resolve problems
  • use techniques to consult, encourage, support and provide feedback to team members
  • model team leadership behaviours and approaches
  • liaise with management to develop the teamwork plan, resolve issues and ensure follow-up action is taken

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • delegation and work allocation
  • goal setting
  • group dynamics and processes
  • individual behaviour and difference
  • leadership styles
  • motivation
  • negotiation
  • problem solving
  • planning
  • workplace innovation
  • workplace productivity

BSBMGT402 Implement operational plan

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • interact with a range of people/groups to identify resource requirements, performance objectives, systems, procedures and records relating to the operational plan
  • vary the operational plan and gain approval to deal with contingencies
  • monitor operational performance against the performance objectives and budgets and take action to rectify unsatisfactory performance
  • plan and acquire physical and human resources using organisation's systems and procedures
  • manage and support personnel to achieve performance objectives. including inducting new employees and providing mentoring and coaching
  • present information and recommendations to support implementation and variation of the operational plan
  • document and provide reports on performance as required by the organisation
Demonstrate knowledge of:
  • performance monitoring systems and processes
  • methods for problem solving
  • organisational policies and procedures relate to the operational plan

BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • access and analyse information to achieve planned outcomes
  • apply techniques for resolving problems and conflicts and dealing with poor performance within organisational and legislative requirements
  • review and improve workplace outcomes in consultation with relevant personnel
  • adjust interpersonal style and communications to respond to cultural and social diversity
  • apply relationship management and communication skills with a range of people that:
    • demonstrate integrity, respect, empathy and cultural sensitivity and promote trust
    • forge effective relationships with internal and/or external people and help to maintain these networks
    • encourage participation and foster contribution of and respect for ideas and feedback
    • provide support to colleagues to resolve difficulties

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • examples of how work relationships, and the cultural and social environment, can support or hinder achieving planned outcomes
  • techniques for developing positive work relationships and building trust and confidence in a team including interpersonal styles, communications, consultation, cultural and social sensitivity, networking
  • impact of legislation and organisational policies on workplace relationships
  • range of methods and techniques for communicating information and ideas to a range of stakeholders
  • problems solving methods
  • methods to resolve workplace conflict
  • methods to manage poor work performance
  • monitor, analyse and introduce ways to improve work relationships

BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • systematically identify and implement learning opportunities for others
  • collect feedback on team and individual performance
  • give and receive feedback from team members to encourage participation in and effectiveness of the team
  • collaboratively develop learning plans to match skill needs of individuals and groups
  • provide mentoring and coaching assistance to teams and individuals
  • monitor and review workplace learning

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • describe facilitation techniques to encourage team development and improvement
  • outline organisational policies, plans and procedures for developing teams
  • identify career paths and competency standards relevant to the industry

BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • explain clearly and accurately to work team the relevant work health and safety (WHS) information including:
    • WHS legislative and organisational requirements
    • identified hazards and outcomes of risk assessment and control
  • ensure that the team has access to information about WHS policies, procedures and programs in appropriate structure and language
  • implement and monitor procedures according to organisational and legislative WHS requirements including:
    • consultation and communications to enable team members to participate in managing WHS risks and hazards
    • identifying WHS training needs and providing learning opportunities, coaching and mentoring as appropriate to needs
    • identifying, reporting and taking action on WHS hazards and risks
    • identifying and reporting inadequacies in existing risk controls and monitoring outcomes to ensure a prompt organisational response
    • reporting on the cost of WHS training
  • keeping WHS records
  • analysing aggregate WHS data to identify hazards and monitor risk control procedures in work area

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • legal responsibilities and duties of managers, supervisors, persons conducting businesses or undertakings (PCBUs) and workers in relation to WHS risk management in the workplace
  • key provisions of relevant WHS Acts, regulations and codes of practice that apply to the business and outline how they apply in the work area
  • organisational policies and procedures relating to hazard identification, risk management, fire, emergency and evacuation, incident investigation and reporting
  • importance of effective consultation mechanisms in managing health and safety risks in the workplace
  • how the hierarchy of control applies in the work area

BSBFIA402 Report on financial activity

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

      • organise and present financial data including budget variances, budgets and forecasts, cash flow/profit reports, balance sheets, financial year reports, operating statements, expenditure and receipts and profit and loss statements to highlight relevant features and meet workplace requirements
      • use conversion and consolidation procedures such as moving averages, standardised variables, trend analysis and unit costs
      • identify, resolve or refer discrepancies such as absence of auditable trail, expenditure report mismatches, incorrect payments and unreconciled cash flows
      • record income and expenditure to meet statutory requirements
      • calculate liabilities for tax including completing Business Activity Statements
      • provide financial business recommendations
      • apply knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations
      • perform double entry bookkeeping and accrual accounting
Demonstrate knowledge of:
    • the key provisions of legislation, regulation and codes of practice relevant to financial operations
    • the techniques used for forecasting and analysis
    • the options, methods and practices for deductions, benefits and depreciations

Requirements

There are no formal requirements. However, learners will need:
  • Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course
  • Basic computer skills
    • Knowledge of common computing terms and word processing
    • Proficiency with web browser software and sending/receiving e-mail including e-mail with attachment
    • Familiarity with navigating the Internet
  • To meet technical requirements

Technology requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 7 or higher (recommended); MAC OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or higher (recommended)
  • CPU: Min. of 2 GB of RAM, Min. of 2 GB of spare disk space is recommended
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz processor or higher (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Monitor w/ at least 1024x768 screen resolution
  • Internet access: Minimum ADSL1 with a speed of at least 1.5Mbps
  • Valid personal email address
  • Sound card
  • Speakers and microphone/headset
  • Access to a webcam, photocopier, printer & scanner
  • The latest version of Java, QuickTime, Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash Player
  • Word processing software e.g. Microsoft Office
  • Up-to-date web browser version

Support you can expect from AOT

Our focus is to provide the real-world skills and knowledge that you need to advance your career, fulfill your goals and achieve success in the workplace. No matter what course you choose, here at AOT you will receive the assistance and support that will help make your study time convenient, manageable and worthwhile.

The benefit of studying with us is that you don't have to schedule your time to attend face-to-face classroom sessions. You can study at times convenient to you in your own home or anywhere that suits your learning style.

To support you in your study we provide:


Personal course induction
A Student Support Officer will personally take you through the sauceLMS and your course.

Live chat
Instant support available by a trainer whilst you are studying 7am - 9pm AEST (Mon to Fri), 9am - 1pm AEST (Sat to Sun).

Contact us form
Contact us at any time using the Contact us form found within your course to create support tickets.

Mentoring sessions
You can book an appointment with your personal trainer to discuss the learning material, assessment expectations, or assessment feedback.

Virtual Classroom sessions
This can be booked with your trainer for specific assessments.

Help and Support
A section on your sauceLMS dashboard with useful links including FAQs.

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