BSB60720 Advanced Diploma of Program Management

Program Code BSB60720
CRICOS Course Code 108809F
Status of Training Product Current
Duration 52 weeks (including term break)
Entry Requirements

Entry to this qualification is limited to those who;

Have completed a BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management; or BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management (or a superseded equivalent version) or 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 learners with English as a second language (ESL) must also demonstrate ONE of the following to meet minimum English Proficiency requirements: 

1. IELTS 5.5 or other English scores accepted by Department of Home Affairs (DHA) such as TOEFL ‘PBT’ 527, TOEFL ‘iBT’ 46; PTE Academic 42; Cambridge English Advance 47; OET ‘Pass’,

2. Request to sit for Qii’s Internal English Test and achieve the required scores,

3. New Zealand Certificate in English Language (NZCEL) Level 3- Applied.

Alternatively, learners can request to sit for QiiT’s Internal Language, Literacy and Numeracy test and achieve the following results. This also applies to all domestic students:

  • 4 in Writing, Speaking, Reading and Learning
  • 3 in Numeracy

*Any students who do not immediately meet the exact entry requirements by up to 1.0 of mark in any individual area of the test may be given additional exercises and LLN assessment material to build their skill knowledge to fill the entry requirements gap before commencing the course.

Delivery Structure and Modes of Study

The full-time delivery involves 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.

To reach the 20 hours delivery requirement, each Unit of Study will have 2 days per week (14 hours) face-to-face classroom training and tutorial, and 6 hours of scheduled Course Related Information Session (CRIS).
Classes are scheduled with timetable provided to students during orientation.

In some cases, students may apply to complete up to one third of their course via distance learning. All distance learning, or ‘self-study’ Units will be timetabled to be completed alongside another face-to-face Unit and will be supported by scheduled tutorials for additional assistance should it be required.

Intake Regular intakes available
Course Fees (AUD)

Tuition Fee: $12,000
Enrolment Fee: $250
Material Fee: $400

Vocational placement N/A
Assessment Methods
  • Demonstration/Presentation
  • Oral Presentations
  • Research Projects, including group projects
  • Written tests in both short and long answer format
  • Evidence portfolios
  • Scenarios and simulated activities
  • Case studies
  • Role plays
  • Third party feedback

Note: Fees and charges subject to change in accordance with QiiT's review of fees annually.
Please refer to QiiT's refund/cancellation/deferment/suspension policies.

Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who has experience in program management. It is expected that these individuals able to apply specialised knowledge and skills in managing a set of inter-related projects across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

Individuals at this level should be able to exercise initiative and judgement to direct, plan, and lead a range of program functions, to achieve organisational objectives. They should be able to use cognitive and creative skills to identify and synthesis information from a range of sources, to express idea or to respond to complex issues in projects or programs.

The program has been designed for international students who have completed project management related studies or work.

Units of Competency

BSBPMG630 Enable program execution  
BSBPMG634 Facilitate stakeholder engagement
BSBPMG635 Implement program governance
BSBPMG636 Manage benefits  
BSBLDR601 Lead and manage organisational change
BSBCRT611 Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBFIN601 Manage organisational finances
BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others
BSBPMG633 Provide leadership for the program  


Manage Team Effectiveness

* Elective units may change

Career Opportunities

  • Project Director
  • Program Manager
  • Project Consultant


Students at this level will have advanced knowledge and skills for professional or highly skilled work and/or further learning. Students will have advanced theoretical and technical knowledge project or program management students will have advanced cognitive, technical and communication skills to select and apply methods and technologies to:

  • analyse critically, evaluate and transform information to complete a range of activities
  • analyse, generate and transmit solutions to complex problems
  • transmit knowledge, skills, and ideas to others

Potential Study pathways include:

  • BSB80220 - Graduate Diploma of Portfolio Management
  • Bachelor of Project Management
  • Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Management with specialization in Project Management

Note: Individual students who are seeking to continue their study at university should contact the prospective university upon completion of the course for any entry requirements and/or credit transfer arrangements.

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