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Skills You Learn In The Advanced Diploma Of Business BSB60120

If you’re considering studying business, but can’t commit to a full degree, the BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business might be the perfect option. 

If you’re already working in a business role or looking to change your career, a business diploma provides the ideal learning experience and opportunity to enhance your career. The flexibility of the course means that you can fit it in around your schedule and submit assessment at your own pace. Expanding your skill-set in business will allow you to get ahead in your career and gain a better understanding of all aspects of business.  

But what specifically will you learn in this course (coded previously with BSB60215)? Let’s take a closer look. 

What you’ll learn in the BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business 

How to manage organisational finances 

Finances are key to running a business smoothly and maintaining growth, so it’s important to know how to effectively manage financial aspects. Understanding business accounting and financial management will prepare you for a variety of workplaces and roles, as it is a versatile and in-demand skill.  

Accounting skills are difficult to learn properly on the job, so that’s why getting specialised training is the best way to set you up for success. This course will expand your confidence and knowledge in finances, helping you to ensure business success in the future.   

How to develop and implement business plans 

Knowing how to develop a business plan is also a valuable skill to have in any industry. Creating an effective business plan takes organisation skills, analysis and solid understanding across many aspects of business practices.  

On top of developing it, knowing how to implement a business plan is an important skill. You’ll need to manage change, communicate and delegate tasks, maintain focus and project manage effectively. All of this is particularly important if you are working with a new business venture or start-up. 

How to review digital strategies 

Most businesses will have digital strategies, whether they are for marketing, digital communication, or business processes and performance. A business digital strategy uses technology to improve performance and specify the direction a business will take to create new competitive advantages with technology. As a manager or business owner, you’ll need to be able to review digital strategies to ensure that they are efficient and are achieving success. Understanding where the business is being held back or where improvements could be made it key to growth.  

This business course will teach you the analytic and problem solving skills needed for approaching the digital strategies in place and making necessary changes. As the business world continues to shift to digital platforms, learning new strategies and technologies can maximise your online impact and help you in your career progression. 

How to provide leadership  

Whether you are a business manager, owner or CEO, people within the business will look to you for leadership. This is a key skill that you’ll need to develop if you want to run a successful business, and this is where a nationally recognised course can help. You’ll learn how to effectively communicate, provide guidance, and delegate, which is imperative to good leadership. Communication in particular is a key skill in leadership, and any role for that matter. Effective and open communication puts everyone at ease and allows for business processes to run smoothly without any confusion or misunderstanding. 

Communication also plays a big part in developing good relationships and workplace culture. This in turn has a positive effect on the productivity and success of the business.  

There are a number of other learning units in the course that further broaden your skills. These include: 

  • Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving 
  • Lead corporate social responsibility 
  • Manage knowledge and information 
  • Manage innovation and continuous improvement 
  • Ensure a safe workplace for a work area 
  • Manage personal and professional development 

Successful completion of this flexible qualification will equip you with high-level business skills that will help to enhance your chosen career and expand any potential professional or educational pathways.  

Our BSB60120 Advanced Diploma of Business (previous course code BSB60215) in particular is suited for a variety of Business Services job roles. Through the diploma you’ll be able to learn general management accountabilities, complex problem solving techniques, and research and analysis skills. The course also equips you with integral leadership and supervision skills, including managing staff performance and making staffing decisions. These skills are highly sought after and set you up for future success. 

If you’d like to know more about this course (previously coded as BSB60215), take a look at the course page for more information. You can also ask our friendly staff any questions you may have and steps for how to enrol.  



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