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Advanced Diploma of Program Management

Advanced Diploma of Program Management


National code: BSB61215
CRICOS code: 095636M



Course Overview


The Advanced Diploma of Program Management course focuses on developing the program management specialised knowledge and skills in the organisation. These individuals use initiative and judgement to direct, plan, and lead a range of program functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters.


The course focuses on cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.


Quick Guide


Start dates and intakes:

  • 5 March, 2018
  • 21 May, 2018
  • 6 August, 2018
  • 22 October, 2018

Course duration: 52 weeks (9 x study blocks of 4 weeks + breaks).
Study options: Full time study only.
Campus: Sydney
International applicants: Yes.




2018 Course fee: AUD $5,600 (Learn more about Fees)
Scholarships available: No.
Study requirements: Full-time (20 hours per week) using blended mode (face-to-face and online) Note: Excludes Self Study for assessment tasks.
Academic requirement: Entry to this course requires:

  • Successful completion of Australian year 12 or equivalent; AND
  • Successful completion of Kent’s AQF recognised 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.

English requirement: Applicants from non-English-speaking backgrounds only.

  • IELTS (Academic) 5.5 or equivalent.

Exit pathways:



  • Case studies
  • Scenarios – problem solving
  • Practical activities
  • Oral Presentation
  • Multiple choice quiz
  • Written Portfolio
  • Projects
  • Practical observations


  • Information and Innovation Management:
    • BSBINM601 Manage knowledge and information
    • BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement
  • Program Delivery and Finances:
    • BSBPMG615 Manage program delivery
    • BSBFIM601 Manage finances
  • Emotional Intelligence and Develop Contracts:
    • BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence
    • ICTICT602 Develop contracts and manage contracted performance
  • Implement Project Governance:
    • BSBPMG612 Implement program governance
  • Manage Organisational Change:
    • BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change
  • Program Execution:
    • BSBPMG610 Enable program execution
  • Manage Benefits:
    • BSBPMG613 Manage benefits
  • Stakeholder Engagement:
    • BSBPMG611 Facilitate stakeholder engagement
  • Program Risk Management:
    • BSBPMG616 Manage program risk


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