BM502 - Business and Management Short Course

Management Principles

A short course to accredit your senior administrative staff with the skills and knowledge required to fully support and manage staff effectively. Management Leadership contains units that align with undertaking managing operational plans, risk, and budgets and financial plans, whilst displaying leadership in the workplace.


  • 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!

Learn the fundamentals of managing, including developing and monitoring the implementation of an operational plan to provide efficient and effective workplace practices within your organisation’s productivity and profitability plans.

You will learn how to manage the risks in a range of contexts across your organisation and undertake financial management within a work team to ensure that financial resources are used effectively and are managed in line with financial objectives of your team and your organisation.

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Graduate Outcomes

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

  • develop an operational plan
  • plan and manage acquisition of resources and services
  • monitor and review operational performance systems and processes
  • establish risk context
  • identify risks
  • analyse risks
  • select and implement treatments
  • plan financial management approaches
  • implement financial management approaches
  • monitor and control finances
  • review and evaluate financial management processes.

Future Job Outcomes

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

Recommended Education

  • Year 12; OR
  • Certificate IV level qualification; OR
  • Language, literacy, and numeracy evaluation

Recommended Work Experience

  • Currently working as a Manger; OR
  • 3+ years of RELEVANT work experience; Or
  • 5+ 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.

BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans

Learn the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor the implementation of operational plans to support efficient and effective workplace practices and organisational productivity and profitability. This unit is for those who manage the work of others and operate within the parameters of a broader strategic and/or business plans.

BSBOPS504 Manage business risk

Learn the skills and knowledge required to manage business risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting. The unit applies to those who are working in positions of authority and who are approved to implement change across the organisation, business unit, program, or project area.

BSBFIN501 Manage budgets and financial plans

Learn the skills and knowledge required to undertake financial management in an organisation or work area. It includes planning and implementing financial management approaches and supporting and evaluating the effectiveness of financial management processes.

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