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BSB61218 Advanced Diploma of Program Management

(CRICOS Course Code 098964D)


Gain skills and knowledge on how to manage or direct a program which includes a suite of projects, or multiple projects, or interrelated projects and contribute to the achievement of organisational objectives. You will learn how to use initiative and judgement to direct, plan, and lead a range of program functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters; use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources; transfer knowledge to others; use creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives; and respond to complex problems.

Units of competency

BSBPMG610 Enable program execution Core
BSBPMG621 Facilitate stakeholder engagement Core
BSBPMG622 Implement program governance Core
BSBPMG623 Manage benefits Core
BSBPMG617 Provide leadership for the program Elective
BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change Elective
BSBMGT615 Contribute to organisational development Elective
BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence Elective
BSBFIM601 Manage finances Elective
BSBPMG615 Manage program delivery Elective
BSBPMG616 Manage program risk Elective
PSPMGT006 Develop a business case Elective


Students who successfully complete this course will be issued with the AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework) BSB61218 Advanced Diploma of Program Management qualification.  Students who partially complete this course (a minimum of one unit of competency) will be issued with a Statement of Attainment from BSB61218 Advanced Diploma of Program management qualification for the unit/s of competency successfully completed.

Career opportunities

If you complete this qualification you could gain a role such as:

  • Project manager managing a suite of projects
  • Program director managing multiple projects
  • Executive project manager managing related projects
  • Program contract manager or vendor manager

Entry requirements

Entry to this qualification is limited to those who are:

  • 18 years and over


  • Must have successfully completed the BSB51415 Diploma of Project qualification


  • Hold a minimum score of upper intermediate level of English (IELTS 5.5) or equivalent OR

An English proficiency of upper intermediate level or above from any NEAS accredited ELICOS provider.

Course duration

The course duration of this course is 52 weeks (1 year) which is made up of 36 contact weeks plus 16 weeks of holiday breaks.

Pathway from the qualification

Students who complete this qualification may continue to study further at a higher tertiary qualification.

Course location

This course will be delivered at Level 2

401 Sussex Street, SYDNEY

NSW 2000

Timetable (shift options)

Friday to Sunday

Mode of study

Full-time course of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.


Course fees

Course fees for the qualification is $6,580, which is made up as follows:

Total course fee:             $6,580

Term fee:                           $1,645

Enrolment fee:                Student Visa $250 (Other visas $100)

Materials fee:                   $100

Intake dates

4-Feb-19 15-Jul-19
4-Mar-19 12-Aug-19
23-Apr-19 7-Oct-19
20-May-19 4-Nov-19

Third Parties

SBTA has a range of agreements with Third Party Organisations providing recruitment services on its behalf. Please note that all training, assessment, support services, issuing of AQF certificate and any other support services are provided by SBTA.