BSB60720

Advanced Diploma of Program Management

BSB60720 Advanced Diploma of Program Management

Advanced Diploma of Program Management is best suited for people who have experience in a project management role and are seeking to enhance their program management skills to further their career.

This course will provide students with a solid foundation in Program Management across a range of industry contexts. Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to direct, plan and lead a range of program functions.

A program is defined as a set of interrelated projects, each of which has a Project Manager. A ‘program’ of projects refers to a number of related projects managed by the same person.

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Entry Requirements

  • All students must be 18 years or older at the commencement of their course

  • Students have completed a BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management; or BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management (or a superseded equivalent version) or Have completed two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level within a project or program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.

  • All students must have a minimum English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent OR

  • Have successfully completed Western Star Academy: General English (Upper-Intermediate Level 10weeks)

  • Direct entry to students on passing Western Star Academy Placement Test

Course Duration

104weeks

Course Structure

CORE UNITS (5)

ELECTIVES UNITS (5)

BSBPMG630 - Enable program execution (Core)
BSBPMG634 - Facilitate stakeholder engagement (Core)
BSBPMG635 - Implement program governance (Core)
BSBPMG636 - Manage benefits (Core)
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Career Opportunities:
Program Manager, Senior Project Manager (industry specific), Program Leader, Program Coordinator and more..

Training Arrangement

Students are expected to attend classes for a total of 14 hours per week, along with an additional 6hours of structured online study. Furthermore, students are required to dedicate approximately 5 hours per week to additional study, which includes general reading and research for assessments.

Course Fees

Enrolment fee: $300 (non-refundable to be paid on application)

Material fees : $400

Course fees: Total cost is AUD $ 18,000

Non-Tuition fees: May apply and can be found in our International Student Handbook on our web site.

Assessment Method

Assessment is structured throughout the course. If students are unable to achieve competency, additional support is provided through mentoring and access to re-assessment as outlined in our policies and procedures. Western Star Academy will assist students to find a work placement. However, students may also organise their own work placements. Student work placement will be discussed in detail once student starts course.Assessment requires achievement across all tasks to demonstrate competence and includes:

  • Direct Observation: Students may be observed in simulated off-the-job situations that closely resemble real workplace scenarios.

  • Product-Based Methods: Assessment includes reports, displays, work samples, role plays, and presentations created by students.

  • Portfolio: Students compile written documents, photographs, videos, or logbooks to showcase their learning and progress.

  • Questioning: Assessment involves written or oral questioning, as well as conducting interviews and surveys to evaluate student knowledge and understanding.

Course Credit

Student can apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning. If student is granted course credit, this will affect course fees as well as the duration of the course. College will advise student in writing of changes to fees or course duration as a result of the credit. Student will also be issued with a new Confirmation of Enrolment.
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