Diploma of Leadership and Management (International)

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Want to improve your leadership skills to work as a manager? Get started and study in the heart of Melbourne CBD with a Diploma of Leadership & Management.

Job prospects

+ Department Manager

+ Team Leader

+ Team Coordinator

+ Project Lead

+ Department Head


+ Duration: 52 weeks

Local students No

International students Yes

How can I study?

This course is available via on campus, and virtually. Call us to discuss your study options.

National code: BSB50420

CRICOS code: 104205M

Units: 6 core + 6 elective

Location: Levels 8 & 9, 250 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000

Program delivery: Blended training (in-person and online)

Total duration: 52 weeks

Delivery weeks: 40 weeks

Holiday weeks: 12 weeks

When you study a Diploma of Leadership and Management with MCIE, you’ll be on the way to a nationally recognised qualification in Australian business. This course is all about developing skills for relationship-building, critical thinking, complex problem-solving and project management.

You could become a…

  • Department Manager

  • Team Leader

  • Team Coordinator

  • Project Lead

  • Department Head

  • Operations Manager

  • Business Development Manager

  • Corporate General Manager

  • Business Manager

  • Public Sector Manager

  • Corporate Services Manager


According to the National Skills Commission:

  • There are currently 453,300 workers in the Administrative and Support Services industry in Australia

  • This industry has forecasted future growth of 8.2%

  • Around 60% of people in this industry work full-time

  • Nearly 54% of workers are women with an average age of 41.

English language proficiency

Candidates must meet one of the following English Language proficiency requirements:

  • IELTS band score of 5.5, or an equivalent internationally recognised exam result in line with Department of Home Affairs (DHA) regulations

  • Satisfactory completion of an ELICOS program at Upper-intermediate level from Explore English, or other NEAS endorsed English language centre

  • Certificate of completion equivalent to, or higher than, an Australian Year 12 qualification from an English-speaking country

  • Completion of MCIE’s English Placement Test with an overall score equivalent to IELTS 5.5, or above

  • Other English language proficiency tests, such as TOEFL and OET, will also be considered.

Candidates who have completed 1 year of study in Australia in English within the past 2 years at Certificate IV or AQF level 4 and above are exempt from submitting Australian Year 12 completion certificate or equivalent and Evidence of English Proficiency.



There are no prerequisite qualifications for entry to this qualification.


Education and skills

Students must complete a Pre-Training Review, meet the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skill standards for this program level, and demonstrate they are a suitable candidate for this program.



MCIE does not accept overseas students under 18 years of age at the time of proposed commencement.

To begin your training at MCIE, you will need a Unique Student Identifier (USI). The USI is a personal reference that creates a secure online record of your VET training. It is managed by the Australian Government and is kept for up to 30 years.

It can be accessed anywhere, anytime. When you arrive in Australia, your visa will be activated and you can then apply for a USI. It is free to create a USI. You need a USI to receive your qualification, or statement of attainment. For further information visit www.usi.gov.au/about.


Students with disabilities

MCIE welcomes all people with disabilities, learning differences and medical conditions. Acceptance in this program is subject to candidates’ ability to undertake all program requirements as discussed in the Pre-Training Review, with reasonable adjustments where applicable.


Digital technology

Students must have sufficient digital literacy skills to access online content, enter answers to written questions and communicate with trainers via email, the student portal and the learning management system.


Prior experience

Credit Transfer (CT) and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) are available. Credit Transfer is free of charge. RPL application fees are $145 per hour. Please click here for more information on RPL fees, terms and conditions.

Blended training

This program is delivered as blended training, both in-person on campus and remotely in real-time via Microsoft Teams.



Assessment tasks and strategies cover a wide range of methods and may include writing tasks, questions, projects or reports, practical demonstrations, group tasks, oral presentations, problem-solving tasks, case studies and discussions.

Core Units

BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence

BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans

BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness

BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence

BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others

Elective Units

BSBOPS505 Manage organisational customer service

BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans

BSBLDR522 Manage people performance

BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBOPS504 Manage business risk

BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

Nationally Recognised Training

This is Nationally Recognised Training,
leading to Australian Qualifications
Framework (AQF) qualification or a
Statement of Attainment.

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The reviews

Great course!

April 23, 2021

I highly recommend MCIE!. Really good course with awesome teachers!

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