Graduate Diploma Management (Learning)

The Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) is a specialist leadership program in organisational learning and capability development.

The course is especially suitable if you are responsible for initiating, designing and executing major learning and development programs within your organisation.

The course teaches highly specialised knowledge and skills which will allow you to generate and evaluate complex ideas including the initiation, design and execution of major learning and development functions in a workplace. You will gain the skills to strategically implement changes to create a learning organisation.

There are two streams for this qualification designed to provide you with a pathway to two Masters Degrees at Flinders University in Adelaide.

Study Pathway

The MBA Stream
This program is for graduates who have completed a degree or equivalent (Diploma and work experience) and want to enter the Masters of Business Administration (without specialisation) at Flinders University. This stream is suitable if you are looking for excellent business administration skills that can be applied to a variety of industries.

The Masters of Education stream
This program is available if you want to focus on Education and Learning Management. For this course you must have extensive work experience and may or may not have qualifications. This program includes a significant amount of personal and professional development.

Career Opportunities
Example job roles for graduates of this qualification include:

  • Learning and Development Consultant
  • Manager/Department Head / Educational professional in an educational organisation
  • Organisational Learning & Leadership Manager
  • Training Manager
  • Workforce Capability Development Leader
  • Workforce Planner

The assessments for this course include literature reviews, reports, journals, essays and presentation.

National Course Code

CRICOS Course Code

Entry Requirement

    MBA Stream
    • Completed a degree or equivalent Diploma with 3 years work experience
    Masters of Education Stream
    • A related degree or diploma qualification
    • Extensive experience in a managerial / leadership role (3 - 5 years);
    • All International students MUST have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent. Applicants without the required IELTS score can undertake English for Academic Purposes with the AIBT Language Centre to reach the entry level needed


  • 1 year (4 terms)

Course Fees

  • Tuition fees AUD$17,500 (International students)
  • Tuition fees AUD$10,000 (Domestic students)
  • Material fees AUD$500
  • Enrolment Fee AUD$250


  • February, April, July, October

Course Content

Unit Code Unit Name
BSBINN801 Lead Innovative Thinking and Practice
BSBRES801 Initiate and Lead Applied Research
BSBINN601 Lead and Manage Organisational Change
BSBLDR801 Lead Personal and Strategic Transformation
BSBLED802 Lead Learning Strategy Implementation
BSBLED805 Plan and Implement a Mentoring Program
BSBLED806 Plan and Implement a Coaching Strategy
BSBLED810 Develop Human Capital