Advanced Diploma of Program Management

BSB60720 CRICOS 104432M 
DURATION

6 terms - Each term includes 6 weeks of study plus 2 weeks holidays

LOCATION

Sydney City, Bondi, Melbourne, Darwin, Gold Coast, Byron Bay

Learn how to structure and manage successful projects across a range of industries. Gain insight into project life cycles and the management of this, through learning the tools and techniques for planning, identifying, and managing change and risks to your project, as well as how to manage stakeholder expectations and timelines.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in program management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

Our Project Management courses have been recognised by the Australian Institute of Project Management, with this accreditation from AIPM, we are endorsed by the largest association of project managers in Australia.

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Lead a range of different projects
  • Manage multiple projects

Course Units

Units
1

BSBPMG630 - Enable program execution

Enable program execution.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish parameters and enable a program to be undertaken effectively. It includes establishing both what the program will accomplish and how it will do so.

The unit applies to individuals who are program managers and those managing a suite of projects (a program). They operate within assigned authority levels, are responsible for own performance and sometimes the performance of others.
Individuals in this role may be operating within an organisation, business or as a consultant.

2

BSBPMG634 - Facilitate stakeholder engagement

Facilitate stakeholder engagement.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to facilitate stakeholder engagement in a program. It includes working with stakeholders through effective communication to achieve desired program benefits.

The unit applies to individuals who are program managers and those managing a suite of projects (a program). They operate within assigned authority levels, are responsible for their own performance, program outcomes, and sometimes the performance of others.
Individuals in this role may be operating within an organisation, a business or working as a consultant.

3

BSBPMG635 - Implement program governance

Implement program governance.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and implement governance requirements to ensure effective program management. It includes implementing systems and processes for decision-making, management systems, compliance and program support.

The unit applies to individuals who are program managers and those managing a suite of projects (a program). They operate within assigned authority levels, are responsible for their own performance and sometimes the performance of others.
Individuals in this role may be operating within an organisation, a business or working as a consultant.

4

BSBPMG636 - Manage benefits

Manage benefits.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the attainment of program benefits. It includes ensuring that benefits are identified and realised when and as expected.

The unit applies to individuals who are program managers and those managing a suite of projects (a program). They operate within assigned authority levels, are responsible for their own performance and sometimes the performance of others.
Individuals in this role may be operating within an organisation, a business or working as a consultant.

5

BSBPMG637 - Engage in collaborative alliances

Engage in collaborative alliances.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to enable a program manager to engage in collaborative alliances. It includes identifying opportunities and forging alliances with other organisations to facilitate attainment of program benefits.
Collaborative alliances are significantly different in focus and content from commercial contracts in that the parties operate as partners with shared interests and a higher degree of joint decision-making. Collaborative agreements often involve organisations that are part of the same legal entity such as business units of the same corporation or departments of the same government.

The unit applies to individuals who are program managers and those managing a suite of projects (a program). They operate within assigned authority levels, are responsible for their own performance, program outcomes, and sometimes the performance of others.
Individuals in this role may be operating within an organisation, a business or as a consultant.

6

PSPMGT006 - Develop a business case

Develop a business case.

This unit describes the skills required to perform market analysis, development and cost options, and justify for a recommended business solution.

This unit applies to those developing appropriate and cost-effective business solutions.
The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.
Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously, performing complex tasks in a range of familiar contexts

7

BSBSUS601 - Lead corporate social responsibility

Lead corporate social responsibility.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to consult with stakeholders to develop, implement and evaluate corporate social responsibility policy in an organisation.

The unit applies to individuals working in senior roles in diverse contexts who have responsibility for ensuring an organisation is positioned to ensure its long-term viability and success.

8

BSBLDR601 - Lead and manage organisational change

Lead and manage organisational change.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage organisational change.

The unit applies to managers with responsibilities that extend across the organisation or across significant parts of a large organisation. They may have a dedicated role in human resources management, workforce development, or work in a strategic policy or planning area.

9

BSBPMG633 - Provide leadership for the program

Provide leadership for the program.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide leadership for the program. It covers leadership strategies to motivate and inspire individuals and organisations to work constructively toward attainment of program benefits through consolidating program vision, managing risks and supporting staff.

The unit applies to individuals who are program managers and those managing a suite of projects (a program). They operate within assigned authority levels, are responsible for their own performance and sometimes the performance of others.
Individuals in this role may be operating within an organisation, a business or as a consultant.

10

BSBPMG631 - Manage program delivery

Manage program delivery.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage program delivery. It ensures that the program is moving toward the accomplishment of its vision and the attainment of its expected benefits.

The unit applies to individuals who are program managers and those managing a suite of projects (a program). They operate within assigned authority levels, are responsible for their own performance and sometimes the performance of others.
Individuals in this role may be operating within an organisation, a business or as a consultant.

11

BSBSTR601 - Manage innovation and continuous improvement

Manage innovation and continuous improvement.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to sustain and develop an environment in which continuous improvement, innovation and learning are promoted and rewarded.

The unit applies to individuals with managerial responsibilities who aim to build a better and more effective work environment. Continuous improvement and innovation have links with the model of the learning organisation and people working at this level play an important role in building the culture, values and attitudes of the organisation.

12

BSBINS601 - Manage knowledge and information

Manage knowledge and information.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and maintain information and data systems to support decision making, and to optimise the use of knowledge and learning throughout the organisation.

The unit applies to individuals who are responsible for ensuring that critical business information is readily available to review the organisation’s performance and to ensure its effective functioning. It applies to a wide range of information assets such as business performance data, customer feedback, statistical data and financial data.

1

BSBPMG630 - Enable program execution

Enable program execution.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish parameters and enable a program to be undertaken effectively. It includes establishing both what the program will accomplish and how it will do so.

The unit applies to individuals who are program managers and those managing a suite of projects (a program). They operate within assigned authority levels, are responsible for own performance and sometimes the performance of others.
Individuals in this role may be operating within an organisation, business or as a consultant.

2

BSBPMG634 - Facilitate stakeholder engagement

Facilitate stakeholder engagement.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to facilitate stakeholder engagement in a program. It includes working with stakeholders through effective communication to achieve desired program benefits.

The unit applies to individuals who are program managers and those managing a suite of projects (a program). They operate within assigned authority levels, are responsible for their own performance, program outcomes, and sometimes the performance of others.
Individuals in this role may be operating within an organisation, a business or working as a consultant.

3

BSBPMG635 - Implement program governance

Implement program governance.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and implement governance requirements to ensure effective program management. It includes implementing systems and processes for decision-making, management systems, compliance and program support.

The unit applies to individuals who are program managers and those managing a suite of projects (a program). They operate within assigned authority levels, are responsible for their own performance and sometimes the performance of others.
Individuals in this role may be operating within an organisation, a business or working as a consultant.

4

BSBPMG636 - Manage benefits

Manage benefits.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the attainment of program benefits. It includes ensuring that benefits are identified and realised when and as expected.

The unit applies to individuals who are program managers and those managing a suite of projects (a program). They operate within assigned authority levels, are responsible for their own performance and sometimes the performance of others.
Individuals in this role may be operating within an organisation, a business or working as a consultant.

5

BSBPMG637 - Engage in collaborative alliances

Engage in collaborative alliances.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to enable a program manager to engage in collaborative alliances. It includes identifying opportunities and forging alliances with other organisations to facilitate attainment of program benefits.
Collaborative alliances are significantly different in focus and content from commercial contracts in that the parties operate as partners with shared interests and a higher degree of joint decision-making. Collaborative agreements often involve organisations that are part of the same legal entity such as business units of the same corporation or departments of the same government.

The unit applies to individuals who are program managers and those managing a suite of projects (a program). They operate within assigned authority levels, are responsible for their own performance, program outcomes, and sometimes the performance of others.
Individuals in this role may be operating within an organisation, a business or as a consultant.

6

PSPMGT006 - Develop a business case

Develop a business case.

This unit describes the skills required to perform market analysis, development and cost options, and justify for a recommended business solution.

This unit applies to those developing appropriate and cost-effective business solutions.
The skills and knowledge described in this unit must be applied within the legislative, regulatory and policy environment in which they are carried out. Organisational policies and procedures must be consulted and adhered to.
Those undertaking this unit would work autonomously, performing complex tasks in a range of familiar contexts

7

BSBSUS601 - Lead corporate social responsibility

Lead corporate social responsibility.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to consult with stakeholders to develop, implement and evaluate corporate social responsibility policy in an organisation.

The unit applies to individuals working in senior roles in diverse contexts who have responsibility for ensuring an organisation is positioned to ensure its long-term viability and success.

8

BSBLDR601 - Lead and manage organisational change

Lead and manage organisational change.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage organisational change.

The unit applies to managers with responsibilities that extend across the organisation or across significant parts of a large organisation. They may have a dedicated role in human resources management, workforce development, or work in a strategic policy or planning area.

9

BSBPMG633 - Provide leadership for the program

Provide leadership for the program.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide leadership for the program. It covers leadership strategies to motivate and inspire individuals and organisations to work constructively toward attainment of program benefits through consolidating program vision, managing risks and supporting staff.

The unit applies to individuals who are program managers and those managing a suite of projects (a program). They operate within assigned authority levels, are responsible for their own performance and sometimes the performance of others.
Individuals in this role may be operating within an organisation, a business or as a consultant.

10

BSBPMG631 - Manage program delivery

Manage program delivery.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage program delivery. It ensures that the program is moving toward the accomplishment of its vision and the attainment of its expected benefits.

The unit applies to individuals who are program managers and those managing a suite of projects (a program). They operate within assigned authority levels, are responsible for their own performance and sometimes the performance of others.
Individuals in this role may be operating within an organisation, a business or as a consultant.

11

BSBSTR601 - Manage innovation and continuous improvement

Manage innovation and continuous improvement.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to sustain and develop an environment in which continuous improvement, innovation and learning are promoted and rewarded.

The unit applies to individuals with managerial responsibilities who aim to build a better and more effective work environment. Continuous improvement and innovation have links with the model of the learning organisation and people working at this level play an important role in building the culture, values and attitudes of the organisation.

12

BSBINS601 - Manage knowledge and information

Manage knowledge and information.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and maintain information and data systems to support decision making, and to optimise the use of knowledge and learning throughout the organisation.

The unit applies to individuals who are responsible for ensuring that critical business information is readily available to review the organisation’s performance and to ensure its effective functioning. It applies to a wide range of information assets such as business performance data, customer feedback, statistical data and financial data.

Study Mode

Full Time| Face to Face on campus or Virtual Blended

Entry Requirements

Domestic Students must:

  1. Be a minimum of 18 yrs. of age
  2. Hold:
  • BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management; or
  • BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management (or a superseded equivalent version), or
  • Have completed two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level within a project or program environment within an enterprise.
  1. Access to a laptop or tablet for home and classroom use.

International Students must:

  1. Be a minimum of 18 yrs. of age
  2. Hold:
  • BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management; or
  • BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management (or a superseded equivalent version), or
  • Have completed two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level within a project or program environment within an enterprise.

3. Have an IELTS or equivalent score of 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in any band and

4. Access to a laptop or tablet for home and classroom use

Note: Equivalent Year 12 for International Students is educational equivalent in home country or International Baccalaureate.

Start Dates

Sydney City, Bondi, Melbourne, Darwin, Gold Coast, Byron Bay
2022 2023
January term- 24 Jan - 4 Mar (Break - 2 weeks 7 Mar - 18 Mar)
March term - 21 Mar - 29 Apr (Break -2 weeks 2 May - 13 May)
May term- 16 May - 24 Jun (Break -2 weeks 27 Jun - 8 Jul)
July term- 11 Jul - 19 Aug (Break -2 weeks 22 Aug - 2 Sep)
September term- 5 Sep - 14 Oct (Break -2 weeks 17 Oct - 28 Oct)
November term - 31 Oct - 9 Dec (Break -2 weeks 12 Dec- 20 Jan 2023)

January term- 23 Jan - 3 Mar (Break - 2 weeks 6 Mar - 17 Mar)
March term - 20 Mar - 28 Apr (Break -2 weeks 1 May - 12 May)
May term- 15 May - 23 Jun (Break -2 weeks 26 Jun - 7 Jul)
July term- 10 Jul - 18 Aug (Break -2 weeks 21 Aug - 1 Sep)
September term- 4 Sep - 13 Oct (Break -2 weeks 16 Oct - 27 Oct)
November term - 30 Oct - 8 Dec (Break -2 weeks 9 Dec- 19 Jan 2024)


Course Fees

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