Business, leadership and financial qualifications, short courses and skill sets

At The Institute of Strategic Management, our courses are developed through extensive and detailed consultation with key industry organisations, to pinpoint the skills employers most valuable in their employees, teams, and leaders. Our academic team takes this knowledge and craft this information into industry-leading qualifications and short courses.

We deliver quality, results-driven, and outcome-based training that you can apply immediately in your workplace.


Browse our course catalogue to find the perfect course.

Certificate III

BSB30115 Certificate III in Business Services - Traineeship

Delivering all the skills and knowledge for students starting out in a business or office environment.

FNS30115 Certificate III in Financial Services

Delivering all the skills and knowledge for students starting out in the financial services industry.

Certificate IV

FNS41815 Certificate IV in Financial Services

This course gives you an excellent understanding of key issues and product information in the commercial and asset finance industry.

FNS42015 Certificate IV in Banking Services

Provide learners with the knowledge and skills to work in banking, credit or lending roles within the financial services industry.

FNS40115 Certificate IV in Credit Management

Encompassing the technical knowledge to work autonomously in entry level and support roles in the financial services industry.

BSB42615 Certificate IV in New Small Business

Perfect for individuals who wish to successfully operate a small business. The course looks specifically at planning, marketing and undertaking small business operations.

BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Delivering the knowledge and skills needed for a team leader or a management position, develop leadership and guidance skills of other workers and take responsibility for the effective functioning and performance of a team and its outcomes.

Certificate IV in finance and mortage broking

For people seeking to work as finance & mortgage brokers in Australian and those who provide lending information to clients, this is the perfect course for you.

BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice

Successful project management can lead to cost savings, time savings and resource savings. Develop your project management skills and learn how to deliver successful projects in your workplace. 


BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management

Strengthen your management skills to excel in management practices. Perfect for those that are looking enchance their current skills to include managerial aspects.

FNS50915 Diploma of Banking Services Management

Designed to benefit an extensive range of roles that have management responsibility within the financial services industry. Are you ready for your next step?

FNS51815 Diploma of Financial Services

This program looks at the complex issues brokers face in commercial finance. Aimed at developing important and valuable in your role as a broker in the commercial and equipment finance sector.

FNS50315 Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking Management

For learners who are looking to upgrade from Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking, or for those who would like to start their career as an Australian mortgage broker.

BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management

Learn how to write effective project plans to meet the delivery requirements, provide quality deliverables, select appropriate tools, and assign project responsibilities. 

FNS51515 Diploma of Credit Management

This certificate IV course encompasses all aspects of credit management. Including to control credit policies that will improve revenues and reduce financial risks. 

Advanced Diploma

BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

Develops dynamic leaders who are looking to move to senior management roles to strengthen their leadership behaviour, effectively manage their business unit using sound financial management and business operations.

FNS606115 Advanced Diploma of Banking Services Management

Develops dynamic leaders who are looking to move to senior management roles to strengthen their leadership behaviour. 

Short Courses

NCCP: National Consumer Credit Protection Legislation

This short course is for anyone providing credit-related services to consumers under the Australian Credit Licence (ACL) or as an authorised representative under the ACL.

FNSSS00004: BAS Agent Registration Skill Set

This skill set is designed for persons who are seeking registration as a business activity statement (BAS) agent with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB).

Telephone techniques

This newly designed program covers key Telephone Techniques and will deliver the skills and scripting needed to host professional conversations that result in positive outcomes.

RG105 Responsible Manager

Designed to meet the Australian Securities Investment Commission (ASIC) requirements under RG105, requiring organisations under the AFS license to have a responsible manager to rely on for your organisational competence.

RG146: Tier II ASIC compliance

Completion of this short course will enable the participant to comply with the standards of RG 146 Tier II under ASIC requirements.

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