BSB60120 – Advanced Diploma of Business

Course Overview

The BSB60120 – Advanced Diploma of Business will equip you with the skills and knowledge to take your business career to the next level. You will develop greater commercial skills, expand your expertise across a wider range of business functions and elevate your practical knowledge to make an even bigger impact in the corporate world.

The BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business is geared towards individuals with some experience in a senior administrative role, who are seeking to develop expertise across a wider range of business functions. The qualification is suited to individuals who possess significant theoretical business skills and knowledge, and wish to consolidate and build pathways to further educational or employment opportunities.

During this course students will develop a full understanding of Business, marketing and management concepts, a coordinated organisational approach and a concern for profits, as well as understanding as to how these are relevant to all other subjects in the program. Specialised aspects of business management such as management strategy, marketing services, research, and prioritising work are highlighted.

Course Duration

1 Years (52 Weeks).

Mode of Delivery

The mode of delivery for this course is face-to-face.

Delivery Location: Level 1, 37 George Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150

Who Should Undertake This Qualification

This qualification is aimed at students who would like to enhance their skills and knowledge to create further educational and employment opportunities for themselves.

Target Group 1

The first target group for this qualification is for existing business professionals requiring a formal qualification through recognition of prior learning. This group of candidates will normally consist of:

  • Senior Administrator
  • Senior Executive
  • General Manager
  • Area Manager

Target Group 2

This group of candidates will normally consist of:

  • People looking for a career change
  • People who need this qualification for employment purposes
  • People seeking a formal qualification
  • People with some business experience seeking a formal qualification
  • People taking on an executive role within their organisation and seeking a formal qualification

If you do not identify yourself with one of the target groups, please call the office on +61 2 8844 1000 and one of our training consultants will discuss this further with you so that an informed decision can be made.

Student Entry Requirements

  • All students must be of the age of 18 years or over at the time of applying for admission
  • Entry into this course requires IELTS band score of 5.5 or equivalent in line with Department of Home Affairs regulations
  • Satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification is required for entry into this course.
  •  Student must have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions) or Have two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise

Mature age students will also be considered without the minimum education requirements but with relevant work experience within chosen area of study and a demonstrated capacity to meet course requirements.

Technology Literacy Requirements:

  • Ability to produce and present high-level word-processed documents/reports of several pages.
  • Ability to obtain, interpret, evaluate and present information from a variety of sources (reading or the internet or via other assistive technology).
  • Ability to analyse, research and provide statistical data based on specific business trends.

Entry requirements will be checked at enrolment in line with the Richmond School of Business Student Selection and Enrolment Policy and Procedures.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

The students will also be required to undertake an LLN test to identify if they will require additional learning support and if the identified level of additional support is within RSB capabilities to deliver. Based on the group of students that this course is designed for all are expected to have high- level of LLN capabilities.

Learner Support

On the basis of the individual’s LLN test outcomes, the School will arrange appropriate learner support in the following areas:

  • Language
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy

Prospective students who require additional support services to those offered by Richmond School of Business, will need to verify that these support options are available before enrolment by calling the office on +61 2 8844 1000.

Please note that the support services offered above form part of the reasonable adjustments options offered by Richmond School of Business. If a student needs access to the support services listed above, no additional fees apply.

Support from Trainers / Assessors

Each enrolled student will have access to trainer / assessor support. Trainers / assessors can be contacted by telephone and email during business hours. There is no additional cost to chat with a trainer or assessor. All of our trainers and assessors are passionate industry experts who are available to guide you through your learning experience.

Student Support Services Department

Richmond School of Business has a dedicated Student Support Services Department which provides administrative support to enrolled students (e.g. how to log into the online learning system, etc.).

Student Welfare

RSB is committed to the academic success and emotional wellbeing of its students. RSB student support staff, Academic Manager and the Principal will offer initial student welfare advice. For students needing professional counselling, RSB has contracted an external qualified Student Welfare Counsellor, Mrs Judith Bowler. RSB Principal may refer students to Mrs Bowler for counselling/welfare advice, if/when required.

RSB will pay for the first consultation. Subsequent consultation charges will be borne by the student.

Unique Student Identifier

Each student must provide their USI (Unique Student Identifier) before they are to commence their studies. If you do not have a USI, you can create one at:

RSB will assist students to create their USI if required. Students must contact or the RSB Reception Desk at +61 28844 1000 if they face any challenges with creating their USI.

Assessment Overview

Each unit comprises of assessment tasks such as theoretical questioning, Project (Contains case study and written report), Applied questions, presentations and Role play must be completed in full before being submitted for marking. Assessments for qualifications are competency based, which means students are assessed against the unit of competency (unit) requirements.

Assessment marking system:

  • Competent (C) result: the student’s submitted work satisfies the learning requirements and all competency standards for the unit (in accordance with the National Register
  • Not Yet Competent (NYC) result: the student’s submitted work does not demonstrate their understanding of all competency standards in the unit. If a student receives a ‘Not Yet Competent’ outcome, he or she will receive written feedback from a trainer/assessor, clearly outlining where the gaps are. The student will then be required to rectify these gaps and re-submit their assessment for marking.

Once a student receives a satisfactory result for all required assessment tasks a competent (C) outcome will be awarded for the entire unit. The student must demonstrate their understanding of all competency standards in each unit before receiving a competent outcome.

Students have three (3) attempts to demonstrate competency, otherwise a unit re-enrolment fee applies (please see fee schedule contained in the Student Handbook).

Unit of Competency

Upon successful completion of this unit, students are expected to have learnt:

  • How to apply critical thinking to develop structured and innovative solutions to overcome complex organisational issues;
  • How to tailor message to be escalated in different departments across the organisation;

Upon successful completion of this unit, students are expected to have learnt:

  • How to run a business operation and covers the steps required to develop and implement a business plan;
  • How to determine the effective functioning and success of the organisation.

Upon successful completion of this unit, students are expected to have learnt:

  • How to develop and maintain information processing systems to support decision making; and to optimise the use of knowledge and learning throughout the organisation;
  • How to ensure that critical knowledge and information are readily available to review the organisation’s performance and to ensure its effective functioning.

Upon successful completion of this unit, students are expected to have learnt:

  • Analysing and interpreting information about the organisation’s internal and external environment and consult with stakeholders to identify requirements and opportunities for changes that support organisational objectives
  • Develop a change management project plan for the priority changes incorporating resource requirements, risk management and timelines
  • Develop strategies to communicate or educate the changes and embed them
  • Obtain approvals and agree reporting protocols with relevant managers and implement the plan including addressing barriers to change
  • Review and evaluate the change management project plan and modify as needed to achieve objectives

Upon successful completion of this unit, students are expected to have learnt:

  • How to do a good strategic diagnosis does more than explain the situation; it also defines the domain of action. One accomplished this during the SWOT process.
  • Review of the competitive advantages and vision
  • Develop a statement that explains your approach or method addressing the current situation to achieve your vision(change).

Upon successful completion of this unit, students are expected to have learnt:

  • How to undertake budgeting, financial forecasting and reporting and to allocate and manage; resources to achieve the required outputs for the business unit;
  • Contributing to financial bids and estimates, allocating funds, managing budgets and reporting on financial activity;
  • Overseeing the management of financial and other resources across a business unit, a series of business units or teams, or an organisation;
  • Achieve broad knowledge on financial management.

Upon successful completion of this unit, students are expected to have learnt:

  • Establish strategies to monitor and evaluate key systems and processes with the help of analysis of supply chains, operation and product and service delivery systems.
  • How to Identify and evaluate performance measures, assessment tools and techniques and how to analyse trends and opportunities, seeking advice from specialists, where necessary.
  • How to brief groups on performance improvement strategies, innovation and competitive advantage to foster creativity and promote organisational learning.
  • How to develop transition plans, support change during transitional phases and to monitor and evaluate innovations and improvements.

Upon successful completion of this unit, students are expected to have learnt:

  • How to clarify objectives, values, and standards, and linking organisational objectives, values, standards, and responsibilities;
  • How to communicate to clear expectations and address team in a way that builds commitment, and to build others’ trust, confidence, and respect towards learner.
  • How to demonstrate understanding of the global environment and new technology to team and to ensure actions convey flexibility and adaptability to change and accessibility, so that learner can ensure collaborative and effective decision-making.
  • How to assign accountabilities and responsibilities to teams and to ensure teams have all the resources to achieve their objectives. Empower teams and individuals through effective delegation and support. Encourage teams and individuals to develop innovative approaches to work performance

Upon successful completion of this unit, students are expected to have learnt:

  • How to link between management quality practices and CSR (corporate social responsibility) activities, to be able to bring up superior MQPs (Management Quality Practices) which act in the best interests of all their stakeholders, from employees and customers to the community and government.
  • To learn corporate outcomes are not limited to financial results but include outcomes desired by all stakeholders, including employees (e.g., profit-sharing bonuses) and financial markets and regulators (who want evidence of ethical practices in terms of environment and relationships).

Upon successful completion of this unit, students are expected to have learnt:

  • How to develop digital capabilities in which a company’s activities, people, culture, and structure are in sync and aligned toward a set of organizational goals. and the pull of other priorities to manage digital initiatives that either take the form of projects or are limited to activities within a given division, function, or channel.
  • How to perform digital transformation, talent engagement, and business models, integrating their digital strategy with the company’s overall strategy.
  • How to handle the main characteristics of digital cultures which include: an expanded appetite for risk, rapid experimentation, heavy investment in talent, and recruiting and developing leaders

Learner Resources

Richmond School of Business will provide its students with access to a wide range of learning resources. Some of those resources have been developed in-house whereas some other resources have been purchased from reputable resource providers available in the market. The resources available to students are in the form of Power point slides on each unit, Learner’s Guide or Student Workbook, access to ‘Handout’ folders in the Student online portal, which will contain handouts under each of the unit’s assessment resources.  All students will be given the opportunity to obtain the soft copies of available resources, should they desire.

There are computers available at the campus for general student use. However, for ease of computer access for personal study purposes, the School encourages students to bring their own laptops/media devices when attending the School.

Course Fees

The course fee is inclusive of the following items;

  • The learning resources.
  • Trainer and assessor support by phone and email.
  • Up to 1 year (52 Weeks) to complete the course.
  • Support services listed in Learner Support.
  • Certificate and Record of Results issuance (does not include replacement certificates).

Bank Details

For direct deposit, please contact Student Support for Richmond School of Business bank details.

Once a student has submitted the Enrolment Form, payment for the course must be made immediately.

Fees Schedule

Enrolment Fee: $250.00

Course Tuition Fee: $11,250.00

Material Fee: $95

Late/ Re-Assessment Fee: $50 per unit

Enrolment Fee (non-refundable) $250.00 Before CoE is issued
Tuition Fee Instalments
First Instalment $2,500.00 Before CoE is issued
Second Instalment $2,500.00 Week 12th from course start date
Third Instalment $2,500.00 Week 24th from course start date
Fourth Instalment $3,750.00 Week 36th from course start date