Graduate Certificate in Management (Learning)


Build your knowledge

Graduate Certificate in Management (Learning) (BSB80515)

Knowledge is the key to success and the Edwards Institute of Further Education BSB80515 Graduate Certificate in Management (Learning) program is designed specifically for those who are responsible for building knowledge via the major planning, design and management functions within an organisation. This qualification is particularly relevant for professionals or managers in registered training organisations, both public and private. It is also useful for those who are responsible for imparting knowledge throughout an organisation.


Students who enroll in this program build on their substantial years of work experience, as they integrate the theories and knowledge delivered during this program to their workplace.


Once students have completed the Graduate Certificate they can transition to the BSB80615 Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) or the BSB80215 Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership. Regardless of the graduate diploma selected, after successfully completing the BSB80515 Graduate Certificate in Management (Learning), Edwards Institute of Further Education students will be granted credit towards the next qualification level, where applicable.


Graduate Certificate of Management Learning students discuss case study
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Flexible study

On-line classes operate over a 10-week study period, allowing flexible part-time study. Additionally, there are several weekend classes and block-week formats throughout the year for those who would prefer face-to-face classes. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet others and debate and discuss the various topics within each unit.


The BSB80515 Graduate Certificate in Management (Learning) comprises four units. The two core units are:


BSBLDR801 Lead personal and strategic transformation.

BSBLED802  Lead learning strategy implementation


Units available

Choose one elective from List A below:

The mentoring unit includes the skills and knowledge to develop and implement a mentoring program for a particular section or group within an organisation, or as a collaborative partnership. Students will be required to plan, develop, implement, monitor and evaluate a mentoring program.

The key elements of this program are:

  • Plan a mentoring program
  • Develop tools and materials to support a mentoring program
  • Coordinate mentor and mentee relationships
  • Evaluate a mentoring program

Students will design and propose a mentoring program that could be implemented into a workplace. This includes the development of tools and resources, coordination of communications and evaluation of the actual program.

Students undertaking this unit will analyse, plan, implement and evaluate individual and target group career development needs. They will plan and conduct several career development sessions, demonstrating an understanding of career development theories and models and career development needs. The key elements of this unit are:

  • Apply appropriate career development theory
  • Conduct career development sessions
  • Assist individuals to make informed career choices
  • Communicate professionally to promote career development outcomes
  • Use resources and technology to support career development sessions

Choose one elective from List B below:

This unit includes planning and implementing financial management approaches. It is particularly useful for managers in a wide range of organisations and sectors with responsibility for ensuring that a work team’s financial resources are managed according to the financial objectives of the team and organisation. The following key elements are included:

1. Plan financial management approaches

2. Implement financial management approaches

3. Monitor and control finances

4. Review and evaluate financial management processes

Change is inevitable in the modern business world and this unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine strategic change requirements. The following elements are included:

  1. Identify change requirements and opportunities
  2. Develop change management strategy
  3. Implement change management strategy

Please note that students may select one unit from either the BSB80615 Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) or the BSB80215 Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership, instead of one from the elective B list above.