Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership

EGI's Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply advanced knowledge and skills in a range of strategic leadership and management roles. Individuals at this level make high-level autonomous decisions and use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a variety of leadership and management functions in varied contexts. They have full responsibility and accountability for personal outputs and the work or function of others.

They use cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge, to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems. They use communication skills to demonstrate their understanding of theoretical concepts and to transfer knowledge and ideas to others.

Course Information

  • CRICOS CODE: 097249F
  • Duration: 52 Weeks **
  • Course fee: $20,000
  • Intake: Monthly
  • Timetable Sydney:
    Mon & Thu 09:00 am - 05:00 pm *
  • Timetable Melbourne:
    Thu & Fri 09:00 am - 05:00 pm *
  • Timetable Brisbane:
    Thu & Fri 09:00 am - 05:00 pm *

Timetables are subject to change based on the number of students enrolled in EGI courses.

The purpose of this Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership course is to produce learners who are skilled and competent in the area of:

  • Chief Executive
  • Managing Director

Academic Entry Requirement:

Entry requirements for the BSB80615 Graduate Diploma Management are:

  • Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in related fields of study and 3 years equivalent full-time relevant work-place experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise; or
  • Have completed a Bachelor degree in related fields of study and 2 years equivalent full-time relevant work-place experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise; or
  • Have five years equivalent full-time relevant work-place experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.

Alternatively:

Applicants may enter into the program if they satisfy the entry requirements either from a place of study or a place of work or a combination of the two.

For more information please download our Academic Entry Requirement Guide.

Alternative Academic Entry Requirements:

An approved equivalent of HSC or Higher Qualification.

English Language Requirements:

To gain entry into a course at ECA Graduate Institute Pty Ltd you will need to demonstrate that you have met the required English Language Proficiency.

The English language conversion table below is a general guide to the level of proficiency required for entry into the various award levels.

English examination results are valid if no more than 2 years has elapsed between the final examination result date and the date of commencement of the study.

Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership
IELTS (Academic) Overall band score of 6.0
TOEFL (Internet) Overall score of 75 with a writing section minimum of 21
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) Grades A, B, C and C1
Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) Total score of 52 or over
English for Academic Purposes (EAP 2) Grade A or Grade B
PTE (Academic Module) Score over 51
ELS (English as a Second Language) Certificate IV

Alternative English Entry Requirements:

Students may be accepted if they have successfully completed a Vocational qualification at a Certificate IV level or above in Australia, or completed year 12 or secondary studies in applicants home country equivalent to an Australian 12 qualification. Students can otherwise demonstrate the required minimum English proficiency.

Those who do not meet the English requirements can be referred to English Language Centre to complete Intensive Courses in English prior to commencing their award courses at ECA Graduate Insitute. The length of these English courses varies, typically from 4 to 20 weeks. After completion of the ELICOS course, the students may be requested to sit for an ECA Graduate Insitute placement test.

Unit Code Unit Name
BSBLDR801 Lead personal and strategic transformation
BSBLDR802 Lead the strategic planning process for an enterprise
BSBLDR803 Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships
BSBLDR804 Influence and shape diversity management
BSBLDR805 Lead and influence change
BSBLDR806 Lead and influence ethical practice
BSBFIM801 Manage financial resources
BSBMGT801 Direct the development of a knowledge management strategy for a business

Pathways from Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership:

On completion of this qualification, candidates can choose to study for a postgraduate degree. Candidates may also undertake a range of other Master degree or pursue higher education.