Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership
Become a leader who prepares for success with the essential skills and knowledge to drive business outcomes from a place of influence and collaboration. You will discover how to increase operational performance and lead with a strategic plan.
What can I expect?
The Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership is a high-level qualification that will provide you with the opportunity to develop and implement business-critical strategies in a leadership role across a diverse range of industries. With this qualification, you will discover how to create and cultivate collaborative partnerships that support your business vision and grow internal and external relationships.
You will develop a strong understanding of operational processes through complex problem solving, planning and decision making. Leading with innovation, you will discover how to create and implement a strategic change strategy to pivot in changing economic climates.
This qualification will provide you with a solid foundation to further your education with a bachelors or masters program at one of our partnering universities.
Career opportunities – where
will my studies lead me?
Strategy & Policy Director
With a Graduate Diploma of
Strategic Leadership, you will:
Develop and lead a strategic transformation strategy that supports change in a dynamic context, including cultivating collaborative practices and reviewing strategic outcomes.
Learn how to create, monitor and evaluate business continuity management strategies that will minimise disruptions to the business.
Serve the mission and vision of your organisation through the development and execution of a high-level strategic plan through environmental analysis, the establishment of goals and the setting of key performance indicators, budgets and timelines.
IELTS score 5.5 minimum (no band less than 5.0); or equivalent.
Diploma or Advanced Diploma with 3 years experience in a significant leadership position
Bachelor degree in related fields of study, 2 years full-time experience in a significant leadership position
5 years of full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant leadership position
Students are required to attend class for 2 x 8 hour days and 1 X 4 hour day per week
Nationally Accredited Qualification
Recognised by the Australian Government as meeting a set of standards that provide vocational outcomes and lead to employment
Leading Industry Experts
Fun and friendly Educators who understand you and are committed to your learning experience
Pathways to University
Connecting you to Higher Education. Use your College Australia qualification as credit towards a University Degree or a Masters
Fees and Payment Options:
Fees are to be paid in a 2-stage process, with the first payment due on acceptance of your “Letter of Offer” and the remaining amount to be divided by the number of months of your qualification and paid monthly starting on the commencement of your course.
to be paid upon acceptance of your “Letter of Offer.”
to be paid monthly X 10 months
NOTE: your first monthly payment is due on commencement of your course
A total of 12 units must be completed:
Communicate with influence
Develop critical thinking in others
Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
Manage business operational plans
Develop and use emotional intelligence
Manage team effectiveness
Coordinate workforce plan implementation
Coordinate health and wellness programs
Manage business risk
Establish innovative work environments
Facilitate continuous improvement
Develop organisational policy
Apply in 5 easy steps:
We aim to help our students as much as possible. That’s why you can apply for and start your study journey by following the steps below. If you need help, please feel free to contact us here.
Take the first step
Letter of Offer
We will confirm your acceptance into your course by email with a “Letter of Offer” and provide you with an invoice for the upfront fee.
You will need to sign your “Letter of Offer, scan and return it to College Australia via email.
On receipt of your signed “Letter of Offer”, we will provide you with a “Confirmation of Enrolment”.
Apply for your Visa
You will be required to submit your documents to the Department of Human Affairs.
It is your responsibility to apply for your visa. Fees apply as this is separate from the tuition fees.
You will need to provide College Australia with a copy of your visa approval to progress and receive your course start date.
You are ready to begin your studies with College Australia.
Arrive at College Australia on your first day for an in-depth Orientation, meet your Educator and classmates, and your student journey begins!