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Are you a current or future manager? This program offers you training in people management, personal development and workplace technical skills.
The full-time program is delivered in the classroom, at the Melbourne City campus. Current Year 12 applicants typically apply for this program.
The blended delivery program is designed for current working managers. It offers a unique opportunity to undertake a nationally accredited qualification that supports individual development in a range of leadership and management skills, within the context of your own workplace.
In both modes you will gain important career skills like:
- people management and personal development skills
- technical skills in areas like finance, marketing, project management and team effectiveness
- business development and planning skills in strategic management.
One year full-time, One year (blended delivery).
The full-time program is classroom-based, run during the day.
Most of your classes will be delivered in RMIT's Swanston Academic Building which features innovative learning spaces interspersed with retail and social spaces resulting in a stimulating environment for students.
The Diploma of Leadership and Management is offered by a blended delivery model, which includes:
Skills recognition (RPL)
Provides opportunities for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Recognition of Current Competence (RCC). Previous learning can include relevant life and work experience as well as formal education and professional development related to the particular qualification.
The School of Vocational Business Education offers full skills recognition for this program. If you believe you already have the skills and knowledge required for this qualification you should discuss this with your facilitator who will provide additional information and advice regarding how to apply for skills recognition and the kind of evidence that may be required.
Organised in clusters to streamline content delivery and assessment. The focus is on delivering key program concepts and offering opportunities for interaction, discussion, peer support, guest speakers and hands-on activities.
Online learning activities
The RMIT online learning portal, myRMIT, will be used to deliver program information and updates, self-paced learning activities and facilitate group work.
You will need to access the online learning area at least once per week throughout the program and access will be tracked as part of the monitoring of your progress.
You will be encouraged to form syndicate groups to support program completion and project outcomes.
Through RMIT University’s online learning portal, myRMIT, you will be able to view online resources and learning activities created by lecturers, access course materials via Blackboard, collaborate with lecturers and fellow students, and access your student email account. Educational software, the Learning Hub, resources and printers are accessible on campus via the RMIT wireless network using your own laptop, tablet or smart phone or via computer facilities on-campus. You will be able to access the same software from home using myDesktop.
Find out more about student computing at RMIT.
All courses use your workplace and/or your experience as a context for learning.
You will be assessed on structured activities that demonstrate your vocational competency either in the workplace or a business simulation.
If you are working in a job related to your studies, you could have the opportunity to be assessed in your workplace. Feedback from work supervisors and colleagues can be used as evidence of your competency and fulfilling skills or knowledge requirements of some or all of your courses.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
You will gain enhanced skills in leadership and management to facilitate initiative and judgement in planning, organising, when implementing and monitoring your own workload and the workload of others. You will develop enhanced communication skills to be able to support individuals and teams to meet organisational or enterprise requirements.
Program and course information
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