Advanced Diploma of Program Management

COURSE OVERVIEW

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.

Location of Course Delivery

This course is delivered from Lonsdale Institute’s Melbourne and Sydney city campuses. Melbourne is located at 277 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria. Sydney is located at 72 Bathurst Street, Sydney, New South Wales.

Delivery Approach and Mode

This course delivery is interactive and team based, it provides for and encourages effective introspection and practical application through activities, workshops and directed research.

Course Duration

The course is 12 months long, having 40 weeks’ delivery in 10 week blocks with 2 week breaks – with an end of year break of 6 weeks.

Delivery and Assessment

Delivery and assessment are face to face, classroom based with a variety of methodologies applied, including group workshops, presentations and research reports.

Entry Requirements

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.

Pathways

This qualification may lead to further studies at University level in Business and Program Management fields

COURSE CODE: BSB61215 CRICOS Code: 093421J

Course Structure

To attain the Advanced Diploma of Program Management, competency in the following 12 units must be achieved:

UNIT NO.

UNIT CODE

UNIT NAME

CORE OR ELECTIVE

1
PSPMGT006
Develop a business case
Elective
2
BSBMGT520
Plan and Manage the flexible workforce
Elective
3
BSBPMG612
Implement program governance
Core
4
BSBPMG610
Enable program execution
Core
5
BSBPMG615
Manage program delivery
Elective
6
BSBPMG617
Provide leadership for the program
Elective
7
BSBPMG614
Engage in collaborative alliances
Elective
8
BSBLDR501
Develop and use emotional intelligence
Elective
9
BSBPMG611
Facilitate stakeholder engagement
Core
10
AHCBUS607
Implement a monitoring, evaluation and reporting program
Elective
11
BSBPMG616
Manage program risk
Elective
12
BSBPMG613
Manage benefits
Core

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