Advanced Diploma of Program Management

Course Code :

BSB60720
CRICOS Code :
103568C

Study Mode:

This qualification is delivered in a Blended Learning approach. 14 Hours/Week Face to Face and 6 Hours/Week Online Structured Self Study. Additional study is required to complete unsupervised, independent work in your own time.

Study Duration:

78 weeks (60 Academic weeks + 18 Weeks Holidays)

Fees Information:

Tuition Fees: AUD 20,000
Enrollment Fee: AUD 250
Material Fee: AUD 500

*Student material fees does not include the cost of work book. Student can purchase/ order student work book from SCCM reception if required with additional cost.

Delivery Location:

Level 2, 17-21 Macquarie St Parramatta NSW 2150

Level 1, 303 Pitt St, Sydney 2000, NSW

9 Searcy St, Darwin City, NT, 0800

This BSB60720 – Advanced Diploma of Program Management 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. The job roles that relate to this qualification include Program Manager. 

Outcome

Requirement

Assessment Method

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Credit

Pathways

Units of competency

BSBPMG630
Enable program execution
Core
BSBPMG634
Facilitate stakeholder engagement
Core
BSBPMG635
Implement program governance
Core
BSBPMG636
Manage benefits
Core
BSBCRT611
Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
Elective
BSBFIN601
Manage organisational finances
Elective
BSBPMG631
Manage program delivery
Elective
BSBPMG632
Manage program risk
Elective
BSBLDR601
Lead and manage organisational change
Elective
BSBCRT511
Develop critical thinking in others
Elective
BSBSTR601
Manage innovation and continuous improvement
Elective
BSBPEF502
Develop and use emotional intelligence
Elective

How to Apply

Course Code :

BSB60720
CRICOS Code :
103568C

Study Mode:

This qualification is delivered in a Blended Learning approach. 14 Hours/Week Face to Face and 6 Hours/Week Online Structured Self Study. Additional study is required to complete unsupervised, independent work in your own time.

Study Duration:

78 weeks (60 Academic weeks + 18 Weeks Holidays)

Fees Information:

Tuition Fees: AUD 20,000
Enrollment Fee: AUD 250
Material Fee: AUD 500

*Student material fees does not include the cost of work book. Student can purchase/ order student work book from SCCM reception if required with additional cost.

Delivery Location:

Level 2, 17-21 Macquarie St Parramatta NSW 2150

Level 1, 303 Pitt St, Sydney 2000, NSW

9 Searcy St, Darwin City, NT, 0800

Overview

This BSB60720 – Advanced Diploma of Program Management 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. The job roles that relate to this qualification include Program Manager. 

Outcome

Individuals in these roles are responsible for managing or directing a program to achieve organisational objectives. A program is defined as a set of interrelated projects, each of which has a project manager. 

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. 

The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link: 

https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/BSB60720 

Licensing/Regulatory Information 

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. 

 

Course Entry Requirement

  • Year 12 (HSC) 
  • Age 18 Years or Above 
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 overall, no less than 5.0 in each band, or upper intermediate, or EAP from approved ELICOS/ESL centre  
  • Students who do not meet the English requirement as above must sit for an LLN Test. 

Assessment Strategies

Students are provided with assessment resources at the commencement of each unit of competency, along with learning resources. 

The assessment resources set out the range and types of assessment tasks that will be used for the unit. 

Each unit will comprise of number of assessment tasks which may include short written knowledge tests; discussions; compiling portfolio of evidence; projects; case studies; research; written reports; participating in practical activities such as demonstrations, roleplays and presentations. 

To perform at your best, you will probably need to work on the assessments outside of class time. 

Recognition of Prior Learning

Students who have completed relevant studies or have some of the competencies in the course may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Application for RPL can be made with the initial application or can be made within two weeks of the course commencement using the RPL Application Form and by providing supporting documents. Qualified trainers/assessors will manage the RPL process. 

Please note that RPL cannot result in an international student having less than a full-time load of study (20 hours per week) but can reduce the overall duration of the course and fees. See our Student Handbook and the Student Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning policy and procedure, for more information. 

Credit Transfer

If a Student has an Australian VET qualification and the units are equivalent to the units delivered, the Student will be granted a Direct Credit Transfer.  

Qualified trainers/assessors will manage this process following our Student Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning policy and procedure. This sets out how the process is administered and the adjustment to course duration and course fees. 

 

Pathways

Education Pathway: 

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into higher education qualifications in program management.  

Career Pathway: 

Possible job roles relevant to this qualification may include: 

  • Project Director 
  • Project Management Section Leader 
  • Project manager (generic) 
  • Project manager (industry specific) 
  • Project leader 
  • Project team leader 
  • Project contract manager 
  • Project vendor manager 

Certification

After completion of this course and all assessments, you will be issued with the Nationally Recognised Qualification BSB60720 – Advanced Diploma of Program Management. 

A Statement of Attainment will be issued to students who partially complete this course. 

Course Prerequisite Requirement

Entry to this qualification is limited to those who: 

  • Have completed one of the following qualifications: 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. 

Student Support

All students will be provided with a range of learning support options and resources to help them achieve competency. This includes: 

  • Academic and personal support. 
  • Referral to external support services. 

Course Structure

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 12 units of competency, consisting of 4 core units and 8 elective units. 

Units of competency

BSBPMG630
Enable program execution
Core
BSBPMG634
Facilitate stakeholder engagement
Core
BSBPMG635
Implement program governance
Core
BSBPMG636
Manage benefits
Core
BSBCRT611
Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
Elective
BSBFIN601
Manage organisational finances
Elective
BSBPMG631
Manage program delivery
Elective
BSBPMG632
Manage program risk
Elective
BSBLDR601
Lead and manage organisational change
Elective
BSBCRT511
Develop critical thinking in others
Elective
BSBSTR601
Manage innovation and continuous improvement
Elective
BSBPEF502
Develop and use emotional intelligence
Elective

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