Diploma of Business (Organisational Development)

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Are you interested in earning the BSB50120 Diploma of Business (Organisational Development) through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)? You may be eligible to receive this qualification based on the work you’ve already done. And, you could do it without having to complete any additional study.

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Diploma of Business (Organisational Development)

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The Diploma of Business (Organisational Development) is relevant to managers that are responsible for organisational development and making sure that the business continues to grow.

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About the Qualification

What is the Diploma of Business (Organisational Development)?

The Diploma of Business (Organisational Development) is a specialty version of the Diploma of Business available to complete by Recognition of Prior Learning.

This qualification is a widely transferable qualification across industries and occupations. As organisations continue to evolve and respond to a changing business environment, helping an organisation to improve its capacity to navigate change is a skill that is highly desired in workplaces. Diploma of Business (Organisational Development) starts with the skills, knowledge and responsibilities that drive the big picture needs of a business or organisation.

Your experience can help you achieve the Diploma of Business (Organisational Development) through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).


Qualification Information

A total of 12 units of competency must be completed in Diploma of Business (Organisational Development). The units of competency required are:

  • 5 core units; plus
  • 7 elective units.

The 5 core units are mandatory for every student completing the qualification.

When you look at the core units you can see that these key competencies are valued in workplaces across the country:

  • Developing critical thinking skills in colleagues – Developing other colleagues so they have the ability to sort and organise facts, data and other information as they clarify a problem and develop the most effective solutions to solve the problem.
  • Sound financial management
  • Sound resource management, whether it is physical resources, intellectual resources, digital resources or people
  • Sustainable practices from a management level – examining how you manage the operations of a business to minimise its social, economic and environmental impact whilst promoting its positive footprint in the world.
  • Communication skills that are required for effective teams

From there, the elective units of competency are chosen from the specialty list to reflect your organisational development responsibilities, skills and knowledge.

The Diploma of Business (Organisational Development) electives are consistent with the skills and knowledge that drives positive change in any organisation. Your experience will be focused on helping an organisation build capacity to achieve greater effectiveness in your people and performance. Whether you are focused on improving health, safety and wellbeing, building emotional intelligence, innovative practices, change management or sustainability, this is a specialisation that drives change for good.

7 elective units are required to complete this specialisation. We work with your experience and career direction to identify the best elective units for your situation.

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