Operational Planning and Risk


Sharpen your skills by developing sound operational plans

The success of achieving strategic goals is predominantly determined by the effective implementation and management of strategies through operational planning and risk management within each division of an organisation. 

   BSBCMM511 - Communicate with influence

   BSBOPS502 - Manage business operational plans

   BSBOPS501  - Manage business resources

  BSBOPS504  - Manage business risk




Course overview

Schrole Develop’s Operational Planning and Risk program provides the tools and techniques  to create, implement and manage effective operational plans, through effective risk management to achieve success.
It focuses on implementing operational plans to support efficient and effective workplace practices and organisational productivity and profitability.
This program covers the management of resources according to planned business strategies and includes analysing resource requirements, developing resource plans, allocating resources, and reviewing and reporting on resource usage.
It also includes risk management in a range of contexts across an organisation, a specific business unit or area in any industry.
The Operational Planning and Risk program incorporates the following accredited units of competency:
  1. BSBCMM511 - Communicate with influence
  2. BSBOPS502 - Manage business operational plans
  3. BSBOPS501 - Manage business resources
  4. BSBOPS504 - Manage business risk

Target audience

This program is designed for managers who operate within a broader strategic business planning space. It is ideal for supervisors to middle management level or those responsible for project management within the organisation as well as leaders of continuous improvement projects.

Learning outcomes

Course delivery

Face to face classroom delivery

The Operational Planning and Risk program is delivered as face to face online workshops in real-time over 6 x 4 hour workshops.
Alternative workshop delivery timelines can be discussed.

Each workshop will include training delivery and practice activities such as breakout sessions and group discussions. It will also include content discussions of assessments to be undertaken outside the workshop session.

The facilitator will provide coaching and support during the program and additional support will be provided to individual learners who wish to undertake assessments in their own time, approximately 30- 40 hours.

Each class size will be limited to between 8 and 12 participants.

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning is suitable for individuals who have evidence of previous skills and experience in a management or supervisory role.  This could be experience from formal or informal education or previous work experience.

If the learner believes they may be eligible for recognition of prior learning please complete our RPL/Credit Transfer Application Form or contact us on 08 9230 7010 to speak to one of our experienced facilitators.  Please read our Recognition Policy regarding recognition of prior learning.
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Pre- course information
Prior to enrolling into this course please review the following information that outlines all terms and conditions and the learner’s rights and responsibilities.

LLN and assessment support

As part of the enrolment process, individuals are required to complete a self-assessment survey. This allows the facilitator to determine the support that is required throughout the course.

The self-assessment survey can be downloaded here for completion and submission at least two days prior to the course start date.

Appeals and complaints

If a learner has an issue with any aspect of their training course, they should bring this to the attention of their trainer or to the RTO Manager of Schrole Develop who will attempt to resolve this in an informal  manner to the learner’s satisfaction.

If the learner is not satisfied with the outcome of the informal complaint, they may lodge a formal complaint by completing the formal Complaint and Appeals Form.  This will be dealt with in accordance with the Complaints and Appeals Policy.

Learners have the right to appeal the outcome of an assessment decision if they are dissatisfied and feel they have been dealt with unfairly. This can be done by completing the Complaint and Appeals Form.  The appeal will be dealt with in accordance with the Complaints and Appeals Policy.

Fees and refunds

Schrole Develop has a fair and equitable refund policy designed to safeguard all learners ensuring compliance with the Standards for RTOs 2015.    Prior to enrolment please review our Fees and Refund Policy.

Credit transfers

Schrole Develop recognises qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other Registered Training Organisations.  Learners who have successfully completed any of the equivalent units of competency with another RTO can apply for a credit transfer.  

Learners may apply for a Credit Transfer for any of the equivalent unit by submitting an RPL/Credit Transfer Application Form and Verification of Qualification Permission Form along with original or certified certificates and record of results or a statement of attainment, by uploading both forms and evidence here.


This program is designed around the Australian Qualification Framework, therefore the completion of assessments in this program will provide 4 credits towards a Diploma of Leadership and Management, however completion of assessments is optional.

A statement of attainment will be issued for the units of competency after learners have attended the course and are deemed competent in their assessments for each of these units of competency.

Completion of the Diploma of Leadership and Management may provide credits towards a 3- or 4 year bachelor’s degree.

Additional information

Please review our Student Handbook and Policies and Procedures prior to enrolment which contains further information relating to learner enrolments.