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.
A program is defined as a set of interrelated projects, each of which has a project manager. ‘Multiple projects’, or ‘a program of projects’, refers to a number of related projects managed by the same person as a program to achieve organisational objective/s.
It applies to individuals who are program managers, managing or directing a suite of projects (a program) to achieve organisational objectives.
Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to direct, plan, and lead a range of program functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters.
They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
CRICOS code: 098954F
This course is delivered over 52 weeks of full time study at 20 hours per week of scheduled class time at the Skills Institute Australia training facility. This includes six weeks holidays.
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This qualification is delivered face-to-face in the classroom. There is a new intake each month.
All students must be at least 18 years of age.
- Satisfactory completion of year 12 or equivalent
- Overseas students require a language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
Entry to this qualification is limited to those who:
- have completed a Diploma of Project Management qualification, or
- have completed two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level within a project or program environment within an enterprise.
To complete this course, it is expected that you will have access to:
- A computer with Windows XP or higher
- DVD-ROM drive
- Media Player
These facilities are available on campus.
All of the learning materials and test books required to complete this course will be provided.
In order to receive this qualification, twelve units must be completed satisfactorily:
- 4 core units
- 8 elective units
|BSBPMG610||Enable program execution|
|BSBPMG621||Facilitate stakeholder engagement|
|BSBPMG622||Implement program governance|
|BSBINN601||Lead and manage organisational change|
|BSBLDR511||Develop and use emotional intelligence|
|BSBMGT520||Plan and manage the flexible workforce|
|BSBPMG615||Manage program delivery|
|BSBPMG616||Manage program risk|
|BSBPMG617||Provide leadership for the program|
|ICTICT602||Develop contracts and manage contracted performance|
|PSPMGT006||Develop a business case|
This course provides participants with the skills to obtain the occupational position across various industrial sectors. Job roles and titles vary across these different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Project Leader
- Project Management Facilitator
- Project or Program Administrator.
Individuals who successfully complete the Advanced Diploma of Program Management may continue to tertiary study in the field of business or management.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Students who have completed any of the units of study or have practical experience that may be used for recognition of prior learning must contact Skills Institute Australia prior to enrollment.
As this is a competency based program, assessment continues throughout the duration of the course until the participant either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed.
Assessment tasks may include
- Written questions and answers
- Case study analysis
- Observation of the learner
- Written and oral questioning
- Written reports
- Simulated role play
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Skills Institute Australia has a commitment to providing equity in training for all learners. In particular, ensuring equity in training for women and the elimination of discrimination against female students in vocational education and training is a priority.
Skills Institute Australia encourages all students to pursue their vocational education and achieve their training goals, including students:
- With language, literacy and numeracy problems
- From a non-English speaking background
- With a disability
Our college will identify and access appropriate support services, and ensure the necessary services are provided for participants as required.