BSB80615 Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning)

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the roles of individuals who apply highly specialised knowledge and skills in the field of organisational learning and capability development. Learning and development is a key management function. Organisational Learning and Capability Development are central to organisational performance. Learning and development encompasses a wide range of activities designed to improve the capabilities of people. Capabilities comprise not only the technical skills and knowledge people have, but also their attributes, attitudes and behaviours.

Learning and development activities can be designed to deliver specific skills in a short period of time to meet an immediate need or designed to achieve broader requirements over a longer period. Activities to enable people to acquire new capabilities can include on-the job training, development opportunities, such as special projects, conferences, secondments, and mentoring, as well as formal classroom training. 

Currently, there is a need for systematic management approach to learning and development as an integral part of workforce planning. The approach includes planning, integration, delivery and evaluation of learning and development to inform organisation’s performance. Individuals in these roles generate and evaluate complex ideas. They also initiate, design and execute major learning and development functions within an organisation. Typically, they would have full responsibility and accountability for the personal output and work of others. This qualification may apply to leaders and managers in an organisation where ‘learning’ is used to build organisational capability.

Students will be trained on how learning and development practitioners can shape “Values” with:

  • effective leadership and management styles
  • effective and economical learning and development activities
  • effective values, attitudes and behaviours
  • effective and economical workforce profile, recruitment, induction and outplacement
  • effective and economical reward and recognition systems (both formal and informal)
  • effective and economical systems, structures and processes.

The following practitioners play a vital role for learning and capability development in Australian organisations:

  • Senior Managers
  • Line Managers
  • Human Resource Practitioners

Students will learn to align and integrate their learning and development initiatives with corporate and business planning. 

Gamma Education & Training Pty Ltd will train and assess individuals from the perspective of the following Core principles:

  1. Align learning with the business strategy
  2. Integrate learning with HR and other business processes
  3. Create a learning culture
  4. Provide appropriate learning options
  5. Manage learning effectively
  6. Support application of skills in the workplace
  7. Evaluate learning and development

Course Information

Level
Graduate Diploma
CRICOS Course Code
102232B

COURSE DURATION

  • 104 weeks

DURATION BREAKDOWN

  • Study Weeks = 80
  • Holiday Weeks = 24

DELIVERY LOCATIONS

  • Brisbane
  • Sydney

Entry Requirement

Admission Requirements

  • 18-years of Age or Older
  • Any one of the following criteria:
    • Year 12 and a minimum of five (5) years of manager-level experience, or
    • AQF 5 Diploma qualification with a minimum of two (2) years manager-level experience, or
    • AQF 6 Advanced Diploma qualification with a minimum of one (1) year manager-level experience, or
    • AQF 5 Diploma qualification and Pass marks in Gamma’s Computer test and Language, literacy & numeracy test, or
    • Recent Bachelor of Business or higher Qualification with no experience, or
    • IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 7.5 (with no individual band below 7.0).

Possible Job Title

  • Senior Manager
  • Line Manager
  • Human Resource Practitioner
  • Learning and development manager
  • Learning and development consultant
  • Career development manager
  • RTO Manager
  • Head of department
  • Workforce capability development leader
  • Workforce planner

*Gamma Education & Training Pty Ltd does not guarantee that international graduates will obtain the listed jobs as international student employment will depend on factors in the student’s home country and home country corporate environment. However, Graduates will gain skills relevant to the learning and development functions performed

Gamma Education & Training Pty Ltd is committed to providing quality, industry-relevant education while supporting students throughout their study.

Qualification Structure

8 units must be completed:

2 Core Units

  • BSBRES801 Initiate and lead applied research
  • BSBINN801 Lead innovative thinking and practice

6 Elective Units

  • BSBINM601 Manage knowledge and information
  • BSBHRM602 Manage human resources strategic planning
  • BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change
  • BSBLDR801 Lead personal and strategic transformation
  • BSBLED802 Lead learning strategy implementation
  • BSBLED805 Plan and implement a mentoring program

Assessment Methods

Various evidence gathering techniques will be used to assess each unit of competency. The assessment is conducted in conformity with the principles of assessment (fairness, flexibility, validity & reliability) and rules of the evidence (validity, sufficiency, authenticity & currency).

Assessment Method 1

A                 

Written Response

Students are to provide answers to a range of questions. Case study or alternative context will be provided for students to base their answers.

B                 

Portfolio

Students are to submit completed work in real or simulated work context. The evidence could take the form of reports, minutes of meetings, agenda, action plan, implementation of project, project plan, recommendations, operational plans, data analyses, reports, emails and some other portfolio item. 

C                 

Group Discussions

Evidence could take the form of a report from work colleague, work supervisor and / or a work observer either in a real or simulated & contextual group-discussions. Assessor or fellow students may also provide the third-party report if simulated scenario is provided with specific instructions.

D                 

Holistic Tasks

In Holistic tasks, students are required to demonstrate knowledge and skills in a single integrated task as required in the real workplace using current technology. Holistic tasks address various dimensions of competence. Holistic tasks may take the form of a professional presentation, interview, role play, leading teams, conducting meetings, hiring and firing, managing conflicts and preparing and presenting strategic directions. Current industry tools will be utilised during assessments. For example, VIIMA as innovation management app, PREZI for high-level presentation, SPSS package to process applied statistical data, EXCEL reports, Knowledge management systems).

E                 

Role Play  

The individual student will be observed by the assessor performing roles as performed in the real workplace.

F

Presentation

Students will be required to conduct a formal presentation using preferred formats (Prezi, Power-Points)

Assessment Methods 2

Unit code

Unit name

A

B

C

D

E

F

BSBRES801

Initiate and lead applied research

X

X

X

X

X

X

BSBLDR801

Lead personal and strategic transformation

X

X

X

X

X

X

BSBINN801

Lead innovative thinking and practice

X

X

X

X

 

X

BSBINM601

Manage knowledge and information

X

X

X

X

 

 

BSBINN601

Lead and manage organisational change

X

X

X

X

X

X

BSBLED802

Lead learning strategy implementation

X

X

X

X

X

X

BSBLED805

Plan and implement a mentoring program

X

X

X

X

X

X

BSBHRM602

Manage human resources strategic planning

X

X

X

X

 

X

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Learning Resource Requirements

  • Access to high-speed internet and Computer
  • Access to Software (i.e., Zoom, You Tube, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power-Point, SPSS, Prezi)
  • Access to computer hardware (i.e., Webcam, Microphone, Speakers)
  • Access to Google Scholar

Case Study

The Following Case studies will be provided to students for

the purpose of training and assessment:

  • TATA Steel
  • Toyota Motors
  • British Petroleum
  • World Bank
  • XEROX
  • IBM
  • Fujitsu
  • Amazon
  • You Tube Channel

Student Study Materials

  • Learner Workbooks
  • Learner Assessment Tools
  • Power-points
  • You Tube lecture recording (after lecture)
  • Access to relevant journals and textbooks
  • Invitation to Whats App class groups
  • Invitation via Zoom meetings
  • Timetable for face to face sessions

Identifying Support During Study Progression

Our trainers and assessors will support students throughout the studies by using available means possible as per our training and assessment strategies and student Support Policy. The available support includes:

  • Using extra online sessions, face to face sessions using safe distances,
  • Using extended trainer contact via Zoom, whats-app and You Tube
  • Making the You Tube lecture recordings available after every lecture
  • Making a virtual study group for the student
  • Inviting students to ap¬peals process
  • Zoom support for technical aspects
  • Troubleshooting student computer software using Zoom
  • Prompt email support concerning assignments
  • Promptly answering questions via email and phone
  • Providing reasonable adjustments during assessment if the need arises
  • Allowing 2 free attempts for assessment comple¬tions
  • Reasonable adjustments with assessments
  • Non-academic support such as adjusting to life in Australia
  • Support during complaints and appeals
  • Increasing or decreasing student study load
  • Deferment & suspension of studies
  • Providing access to Gamma’s LMS
  • By providing extensive information via Student Handbook

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