BM401 - Business and Management Short Course

Leadership Principles

A short course designed to introduce participants to the baseline skills and knowledge required to lead staff and teams effectively. Leadership Principles focuses heavily on organisational leadership skills within a contemporary workplace setting and managing projects in an organisation.


  • Course Fees
  • Duration
    Up to 6 months
  • Delivery
    Individual students (online)

A short course can be a great way to improve your skills quickly and improve your prospects when applying for a new job or promotion!

Leadership Principles are the foundation blocks for managers, supervisors and team leaders who are required to communicate effectively with others within the workplace and bridge the gap between management and team members.

The skills and knowledge that you learn will enable you to plan and supervise the performance of your team, while understanding the context and choosing the methods of communication to suite the audience and model high standards of conduct that reflect your organisation’s standards and values.

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Graduate Outcomes

On successful completion of this short course, you will have the skills and knowledge to:

  • identify context for communication
  • clarify message and engage communication
  • take follow-up actions to improve leadership communication processes
  • plan to achieve team outcomes
  • lead team to develop cohesion
  • participate in and facilitate work within the team
  • liaise with management
  • model high standards of management performance and behaviour
  • enhance organisation’s image
  • make informed decisions in the workplace.

Future Job Outcomes

  • Office Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Administration Officer
  • Accounts Supervisor.

Recommended Education

  • Year 10; OR
  • Certificate III level qualification; OR
  • Language, literacy, and numeracy evaluation

Recommended Work Experience

  • Currently working as a Team Leader; OR
  • 1 + year of RELEVANT work experience; OR
  • 3 + years of ANY work experience.

Units of Competency

Students upon successful completion of these three units of competency in this short course will receive a Statement of Attainment.

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 Our flexible courses will help you to develop the skills required by a rapidly evolving workplace.

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