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BSB40520 - Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

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The BSB40520 - Certificate IV in Leadership and Management qualification provides managers, small business owners, supervisors and team leaders the skills and knowledge to support, guide and lead team members. As well as assuming responsibility for their own performance, individuals at this level will gain knowledge of the skills required to ensure they can effectively assume responsibility for effectively organising and monitoring the performance of their team.

Delivered via online study, this qualification introduces students to a broad range of management and leadership skills including:

  • Leading effective workplace relationships
  • Leading team effectiveness
  • Coordination of business operational plans
  • Coordination of business resources and
  • Developing and using emotional intelligence.

With multiple pathway opportunities for students, this course is also offered as a Dual Certificate with the BSB40120 - Certificate IV in Business.

Course Overview

The BSB40520 - Certificate IV in Leadership and Management is an ideal business course for those individuals undertaking or seeking roles in leadership and management or small to medium business management. The qualification is geared at providing individuals insight into the skills required to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, considering team and personal core requirements essential to achieve core business outcomes. This qualification is also an ideal course for those looking at returning to studies.

Who Should Enrol?

The program is particularly suitable for candidates currently or aspiring to be working in leadership, administration, small business or management roles who are seeking a formal qualification to enhance and confirm their existing knowledge and skills. This qualification has been designed to accommodate both individuals with no formal training qualifications and those seeking an entry point for transition into further education.

Course Entry Requirements

This is an open entry course with no pre-requisite qualifications. For you to successfully complete this qualification, it is strongly recommended that students have a strong grasp of computer/technical skills, Microsoft Office installed on their computer, access to a reliable high-quality internet connection and adequate literacy/numeracy skills.

We also recommend that students undertaking this course:

  • Are over 18 years of age at the time of commencement
  • have successfully completed a year 12 certificate or equivalent
  • have an understanding or are willing to gain an understanding of business plan creation and development.

Course Outline

Students will be required to undertake 12 units of study including 5 core and 7 elective units. Course units are delivered sequentially and should be completed over a 12 month period.

Core units

  • Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
  • Lead effective workplace relationships
  • Coordinate business operational plans
  • Apply communication strategies in the workplace
  • Lead and facilitate a team

Elective Units

  • Apply critical thinking to work practices
  • Lead the development of diverse workforces
  • Develop personal work priorities
  • Build and maintain business relationships
  • Organise business meetings
  • Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • Undertake project work


Assessment may include:

  • Examination
  • Multiple-Choice Questions
  • Short answer questions
  • Long answer questions
  • Case study and scenario's
  • Projects
  • Presentations
  • Research tasks
  • Roleplay

Examples of activities that can be allocated to students included in self-directed hours may be:

  • Set reading (textbook/workbook)
  • Instructed research
  • Self-directed research
  • Webinars
  • Forums

Study Options - Online Learning

Study online at your own pace, giving you the flexibility to achieve a nationally recognised qualification whilst also fulfilling your other life commitments.

Unlimited e-mail and phone support is provided by our experienced student support team between Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm, so you're never left to feel 'lost' or stuck during your studies.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the BSB40520 - Certificate IV in Leadership and Management qualification.

Mentor Education’s BSB40520 - Certificate IV in Leadership and Management is a nationally recognised qualification, complying with the AQF standard and ASQA standards for Registered Training Organisations.

Flexible Delivery Options: Nationwide

Mentor specialises in providing professional education and training services to you anywhere, any-time. We appreciate that learning needs differ for each individual and organisation, which is why we allow you to select the approach that works best for you.

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