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BSB60420 - Advanced Diploma of Program Management (Online)

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BSB60420 - Advanced Diploma of Program Management (Online)
Course Overview

The Advanced Diploma of Program Management builds on the fundamentals of project management operations by developing the tactical and strategic skills required for resources rationalisation and value improvements across the course. It covers management and leadership of project managers over multiple projects/programs, the development of strategic resourcing requirements, and the integration or a range of projects within the wider corporate and organisational environment.

Learning Outcomes
  • The development of project management plans and achievement of a project's objectives.
  • Reporting of outcomes of a project to a higher authority in their organisation.
  • Monitoring and reviewing a whole project as it progresses through its lifecycle.


Course Duration

The estimated time to complete the course is 18 months.


Students must complete 12 units of competency:

  • BSBPMG610 Enable program execution
  • BSBPMG621 Facilitate stakeholder engagement
  • BSBPMG622 Implement program governance
  • BSBPMG623 Manage benefits
  • BSBINN601 Lead and Manage Organisational Change
  • BSBPMG615 Manage program delivery
  • BSBPMG616 Manage program risk
  • BSBPMG617 Provide leadership to the program
  • AHCBUS607 Implement a monitoring, evaluation and reporting program
  • BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • PSPMGT006 Develop a business case
  • BSBPMG518 Manage project procurement

This course is delivered in a partnering arrangement with UNE Partnerships (RTO ID No 6754).


NSW Public Sector Framework Capabilities

This course is targeted at Advanced to Highly Advanced level. The following behaviours from the framework are covered:

Business Enablers: Project management
  • Prepare scope and business cases for more ambiguous or complex projects including cost and resource impacts.
  • Access key subject matter experts’ knowledge to inform project plans and directions.
  • Implement effective stakeholder engagement and communications strategy for all stages of projects.
  • Monitor the completion of projects and implement effective and rigorous project evaluation methodologies to inform future planning.
  • Develop effective strategies to remedy variances from project plans and minimise impacts.
  • Manage transitions between project stages and ensure that changes are consistent with organisational goals.
  • Implement effective governance processes for acceptance of projects based on sound business cases.
  • Use historical, political and broader context to inform project directions and mitigate risk.
  • Obtain the commitment of key stakeholders to major project strategies, including cross-organisational initiatives and ensure ongoing communication.
  • Ensure that project risks are managed effectively and appropriate strategies are in place to respond to variance.
  • Implement systems for monitoring and evaluating effective management and expenditure of project budgets and resources, to achieve organisational goals.

Results: Plan and prioritise, Demonstrate accountability
  • Anticipate and assess the impact of changes, such as government policy/economic conditions, to business plans and initiatives, and respond appropriately.
  • Consider the implications of a wide range of complex issues and shift business priorities when necessary.
  • Undertake planning to transition the organisation through change initiatives and evaluate progress and outcome to inform future planning.
  • Design and develop systems to establish and measure accountabilities.
  • Ensure accountabilities are exercised in line with government and business goals.
  • Exercise due diligence to ensure work health and safety risks are addressed.
  • Oversee quality assurance practices.
  • Model the highest standards of financial probity, demonstrating respect for public monies and other resources.
  • Incorporate sound risk management principles and strategies into business planning.

Pre-Training Requirements

Applicants must have:

  • Completed a Diploma of Project Management qualification; or
  • Completed two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level within a project or program environment within an enterprise.
    Professional & Associate Members $6,490
    Affiliate Members $6,490
    Non Members $6,490

    Enquiries: For enrolment information, please contact the IPAA NSW Learning Team on 02 8066 1900 or email [email protected].
Sponsor acknowledgement
This event is presented with support from our partners.
Professional & Affiliate Members $6,490 Non Members $6,490

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