Advanced Diploma of Program Management

Course Code BSB61215
Course Title Advanced Diploma of Program Management
Location Melbourne City Campus
Intake Dates Monthly
Fee Type Government Funding, Concession, Full Fee
Duration 1.5 Years

Course Overview

BSB61215 Advanced Diploma of Program Management 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.

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.

Course Structure


Assessment methods may include:

  • Projects
  • Written Assignments / Research
  • Scenarios / Case Studies Role plays
  • Knowledge question

Units of Competency

The BSB61215 Advanced Diploma of Program Management requires 12 units of competency :

Core Units

BSBPMG610 – Enable program execution
BSBPMG611 – Facilitate stakeholder engagement
BSBPMG612 – Implement program governance
BSBPMG613 – Manage benefits

Elective Units

BSBLDR501 – Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBFIM601 – Manage finances
BSBINN601 – Lead and manage organisational change
BSBMGT520 – Plan and manage the flexible workforce
BSBPMG616 – Manage program risk
PSPMGT006 -Develop a business case
BSBPMG617 -Provide leadership for the program
AHCBUS607A -Implement a monitoring, evaluation and reporting program

For more elective options please contact relevant Industry Engagement & Leaner Coordinator

Credit Transfer and RPL offered for the eligible learners.


Entry Requirements

Entry to this qualification is limited to those who:

– Have completed a Diploma of Project Management


– Have completed 2 years equivalent full-time relevant work place experience at a significant level within a project or program environment within an enterprise.

Applicants will be required to a complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.

Learning (ACSF Level 4+), reading (ACSF Level 4+), writing (ACSF Level 4+), oral communication (ACSF Level 4+) and numeracy (ACSF Level 4+) are desirable to participate in the course.



After achieving the BSB61215 Advanced Program of Project Management, you may undertake a higher tertiary qualification

Your Career

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to undertake job roles such as:

  • Program Managers who manage a suite of projects or programs
  • Project Managers


Fee Types

Government Funding Concession Full Fee
 $1,680.00  $336.00  $5,040.00


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* Material fees may apply
* The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment