Advanced Diploma of Program Management (BSB60720, CRICOS 113743K)

Course Description

The Advanced Diploma of Project Management is a specialized and comprehensive program designed for individuals aspiring to excel in overseeing and guiding projects to achieve organizational goals. Tailored for those seeking a high level of autonomy, learners will acquire the skills to exercise independent judgment, strategically lead program functions, and be accountable for both individual and team achievements within broad limits. The curriculum focuses on developing cognitive and communication proficiencies, enabling participants to recognize, assess, and integrate information from diverse sources while effectively disseminating their knowledge to others. Key skills areas encompass strategic project planning, project portfolio management, complex project management, resource optimization and management, project governance and compliance, quality assurance and control, change management and leadership, strategic decision-making, ethics, and accountability. Graduates are equipped for roles such as project contract manager, project leader, project manager (industry-specific), project vendor manager, portfolio manager, risk manager, and contracts manager.

The core subjects cover enabling program execution, facilitating stakeholder engagement, implementing program governance, and managing benefits. The elective units further enhance the skill set by covering topics such as compliance management systems, critical thinking for complex problem-solving, knowledge and information management, emotional intelligence development, program delivery management, program risk management, leadership for the program, and engagement in collaborative alliances. This advanced diploma not only prepares individuals for diverse and challenging roles within project management but also empowers them to make strategic contributions to organizational success in dynamic and complex professional landscapes.

Entry Requirements

Minimum Entry requirement for enrolling in Advanced Diploma of Program Management (BSB60720, CRICOS 113743K) at Milestones are:

  • Have completed at least the equivalent of Year 12.
  • Minimum age of 18 years.
  • English proficiency levels of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

In addition, all students will be required to undertake a pre-training review including an LLN assessment, in order to assess their existing skills, knowledge and experience to undertake the course for pathway or capability of a business administrator across all business functions.

Key Skill Areas

  • Strategic Project Planning
  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Complex Project Management
  • Resource Optimisation and Management
  • Project Governance and Compliance
  • Quality Assurance and Control
  • Change Management and Leadership
  • Strategic Decision-Making
  • Ethics and Accountability

Course Information

  • Course Id:BSB60720
  • Category:Advanced Diploma
  • Intakes:Every 6 Weeks
  • Duration:52 weeks
  • Provider:     
  •  Milestones International College
  •  (TOID 45323 / CRICOS 03877M)