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Diploma of Leadership and Management

An industry diploma designed for current and future leaders of the automotive and fleet industries. The Swinburne Diploma of Leadership and Management is being offered in conjunction with the Australasian Fleet Management Association (AfMA) and has been contextualised to support and build the skills of fleet managers and automotive industry managers from manufacturers, fleet management organisations and supply chain specialists.

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Proven ROI
Fast track format
13 subjects
Virtual classroom sessions
Workplace project presentation for final assessment
 Duration approximately 9 months

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The Diploma will have 13 units of competency instead of the regulatory requirement of 12. This decision was made because both subjects, Manage Business Risk and Manage Budgets & Financial Plans are extremely important to Fleet Management.

Manage business operational plans Undertake project work
Facilitate change Develop and use emotional intelligence
Establish innovative work environments Develop critical thinking in others
Manage team effectiveness Manage people performance
Lead difficult conversations Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
Communicate with influence Manage business risk
Manage budgets and financial plans  

Module Descriptors – This course covers 6 modules and covers the 13 subjects.
Click Here to learn more about the Program modules: units of competency aligned to national qualification standards and requirements.
Unit of Competency Descriptors – Program elements – selected units of competency aligned to National Qualification Standards and requirements.

Course Fees



AfMA driving value for the industry

For more information and to register your interest please complete the form and email it to [email protected].


Scholarship applications are judged on merit by an AfMA committee, the sponsor has no involve in awarding the scholarship.

Scholarships for 2024 are Open and applications close 30th November 2023

Corporate Partner

50% paid

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Woman in Fleet Scholarship Sponsors

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Industry Leaders

100% paid scholarships

Indigenous Leader ScholarshipIndustry Leaders Scholarship

The scholarship sponsors recognise importance of professionalising the automotive and fleet industries and have embraced an opportunity to offer annual scholarships to AfMA members.