Advanced Diploma of Program Management

BSB61218
Advanced Diploma of Program Management
Key facts
CRICOS course code: 0100728

Intake dates
2020


28/01/2020
02/03/2020
20/04/2020
25/05/2020
13/07/2020
17/08/2020
06/10/2020
09/11/2020

Course duration
4 terms (52 weeks) including 12 weeks holiday

Study load
20 contact hours per week including 6 hours online delivery

Class times
Day
Evening (coming soon)

Course fees (AUD$)

Enrolment fee: $200

Tuition fees
Per term: $2,500
Total tuition fee: $10,000

Material fees: $200

* All courses and prices are subject to change without notice, and courses are offered subject to availability.

About this course

Program management is the process of managing several related projects, often with the intention of improving an organisation’s performance.

Our Advanced Diploma of Project Management is designed to teach you modern and practical program management skills that can be applied in the workplace of today. Outlining objectives, planning execution, managing operations and reporting on status are just a few of the functions involved in carrying out a successful program.

Covering a range of subjects, this course will provide you with the skills to deliver the organisations strategy or business transformation.

What you will learn

Through the Advanced Diploma of Program Management, you will learn how to:

 

 

 

Lead and manage programs to successful completion

Direct, plan and lead a range of program functions

Deliver programs that impact business growth

Harmonize and prioritise resources across projects

Manage links between projects

Manage the overall costs and risks of a program

Solve project issues and influence communication with stakeholders

What you will need

Through this course, you will need to have:

Access to a computer or tablet to use in class and at home

Access to a fast Internet connection

A Unique Student Identifier (USI)*

*What is a USI?

Entry requirements

International students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Complete a Course Entry Form
  • Have successfully completed the BSB51415 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.
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5. English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
    • Educated for 5 years in an English speaking country; or
    • Completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course or higher in an Australian Education Institution; or
    • Successful completion of an English Placement Test

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that Ambridge Institute can confirm they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

Resource requirements

Course fees do not include computer software or textbooks, which are to be purchased at the student’s own cost. Non-payment of course fees may result in cancellation of enrolment.

  • Leadership and Management: Theory and Practice 7th Edition, Kris Cole
  • Project Management Essentials 1st Edition, Therese Linton

Cengage Learning: www.cengage.com.au

Check the publisher’s website for current pricing

These textbooks may be purchased by students through Cengage Learning or any other bookshops or online providers that offer this publication.

Students must also supply their own laptop with Microsoft Office software e.g. Office 365 Personal that includes Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Publisher.

Course units

You will need to successfully complete four core (C) units and eight elective (E) units to get this advanced diploma.

  • BSBFIM601 Manage finances (E)
  • BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change (E)
  • BSBLDR511 Develop and use emotional intelligence (E)
  • BSBMGT615 Contribute to organisation development (E)
  • BSBPMG610 Enable program execution (C)
  • BSBPMG615 Manage program delivery (E)
  • BSBPMG616 Manage program risk (E)
  • BSBPMG617 Provide leadership for the program (E)
  • BSBPMG621 Facilitate stakeholder engagement (C)
  • BSBPMG622 Implement program governance (C)
  • BSBPMG623 Manage benefits (C)
  • BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement (E)

Course delivery and assessments

All vocational courses are delivered face-to-face.

At Ambridge, we teach you through a variety of ways, including tutorials, workshops, individual feedback sessions and study support groups.

We also use case studies, presentations, reports, group tasks, direct observation, practical projects and more to assess your progress.

Careers you can pursue

After graduating from the Advanced Diploma of Program Management, there are a number of career options open to you, including:

  • Program Manager
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Senior Project Procurement Officer
  • Program Leader
  • Program Director

Course credit

Have you completed any courses that are the same as the units offered by Ambridge? Then you may be eligible for Credit Transfer (CT) or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

RPL accounts for the skills and knowledge you have gained through work and life experiences, while CT recognises formal training you have already completed – and is only available for Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) awards.

You must apply by the end of your first week after starting your course, otherwise your application will not be considered. Please get in touch to find out more.

Certification

Students who successfully complete this course will be issued with the AQF qualification (Australian Qualifications Framework) BSB61218 Advanced Diploma of Program Management.

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.

Further Study

After achieving the qualification, students can gain a pathway and progress into further tertiary qualifications.

Intake and term dates

2020

Term/Break Term dates Duration Intake dates
Term 28 January – 3 April 2020 10 weeks 28 January 2020
Break Saturday 4 April – Sunday 19 April 2020 2 weeks
Term 20 April – 26 June 2020 10 weeks 20 April 2020
Break Saturday 27 June – Sunday 12 July 2020 2 weeks
Term 13 July – 18 September 2020 10 weeks 13 July 2020
Break Saturday 19 September – Sunday 4 October 2020 2 weeks
Term 6 October – 11 December 2020 10 weeks 6 October 2020
Christmas Break Saturday 12 December – Sunday 24 January 2021 6 weeks

Please note study periods are usually 10 weeks, however due to Public Holidays, the length of study and holiday periods may vary. Please refer carefully to the dates above and refer to additional information provided in class for scheduled classes due to public holidays.

Ambridge Institute is responsible for the quality of the training and assessment and compliance and for the issuance of the AQF certification documents.

Ambridge Institute recognises AQF certification issued by other Registered Training Organisations (RTO).

Key facts
CRICOS course code: 0100728

Intake dates
2020


28/01/2020
02/03/2020
20/04/2020
25/05/2020
13/07/2020
17/08/2020
06/10/2020
09/11/2020

Course duration
4 terms (52 weeks) including 12 weeks holiday

Study load
20 contact hours per week including 6 hours online delivery

Class times
Day
Evening (coming soon)

Course fees (AUD$)

Enrolment fee: $200

Tuition fees
Per term: $2,500
Total tuition fee: $10,000

Material fees: $200

* All courses and prices are subject to change without notice, and courses are offered subject to availability.

Ambridge Institute