BSB60720 – Advanced Diploma of Program Management
Course Details

icon-building RTO Number: 41143 icon-qrcode CRICOS Code103573F
icon-book Course Code: BSB60720 Location: Perth City
icon-clock-o Duration: 52 weeks (including breaks)
4 Study Periods of 10 weeks each (excluding breaks)
icon-sitemap Study Mode: Face-to-face
Classes are scheduled for 20 hours/week during each study period except break periods

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About this course

A program is defined as a set of interrelated projects, each of which has a project manager. BSB60720 – Advanced Diploma of Program Management will equip you in acquiring specialised knowledge and skills in program management that you could apply across a range of organisational and industry contexts.

You will learn how to manage or direct a program to achieve organisational objectives and will gain skills and knowledge in initiating, directing, planning, and leading a range of program functions.

Course Structure/Units

To complete this course, a total of 12 units must be completed.

Unit Code Unit Title
BSBPMG630 Enable program execution
PSPMGT006 Develop a business case
BSBPMG810 Prioritise projects and programs
BSBPMG634 Facilitate stakeholder engagement
BSBPMG635 Implement program governance
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBFIN601 Manage organisational finances
BSBPMG633 Provide leadership for the program
BSBPMG632 Manage program risk
ICTICT616 Develop communities of practice
BSBSUS601 Lead corporate social responsibility
BSBPMG636 Manage benefits

Notes: Course structure, units and content are subjected to change during the delivery period due to a change in legislative requirements or due to NIT’s course review process.

The training and assessment of the units in this course are delivered holistically that span over multiple study periods and for many units over the length of the full course. You will achieve competencies in each unit only when you have demonstrated satisfactory knowledge and skills in all the required assessment criteria linked to that unit.

Career Prospects

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
  • Program Manager
  • Program Team Leader
  • Program Leader
Did you know?
  • We help you prepare for getting a job in the industry via our Help You Prepare for Employment (HYPE) Program.
  • You may be eligible for Credit Transfer or Recognition of Prior Learning.
  • Additional one-on-one support sessions are provided to students when requested.
  • Language (English), Literacy and Numeracy support classes at no additional cost.
  • This qualification is a part of Nationally Recognised Training.
Entry Requirements

    • Successful completion of BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management; or BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management (or a superseded equivalent version)


      Have completed two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level within a project or program environment within an enterprise; and
    • Applicant must be 18 years or above before commencement of study at NIT; and
    • Overall IELTS band score of 5.5, with no band score less than 5.0 (or an equivalent score in another English Language Proficiency Test acceptable by NIT Australia). Refer to the Table of equivalent scores for other acceptable tests and certificates.

Note: NIT’s English Language Proficiency Test is available to applicants from certain countries. Contact our admissions team to confirm whether you can take NIT’s English Language Proficiency Test.
Note: During the assessment and verification of the application, NIT may request for additional evidence from the applicant or conduct an interview via Phone, Skype or Google Hangout with the applicant.
Learning and Assessment Methods

This course involves several learning and assessment methods. Typically, the learning methods may include presentations, discussions, demonstrations, individual and group activities, skills-practice, role-plays, case studies, simulated scenarios and research activities.

Assessment methods generally include project work/portfolio; written or oral questioning; practical observation of tasks such as demonstrations, role-plays and presentations etc.

Pathway to Further Studies

Students graduating with BSB60720 - Advanced Diploma of Program Management qualification may be able to undertake a range of undergraduate degrees with any tertiary education providers. To take these further pathways, students must meet the entry requirements of the program specified by an education provider.

International students will also require a valid student visa to enrol in any further qualifications.

Credit Transfer/ Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Credit Transfer: You may be eligible for Credit Transfer if you are able to demonstrate that you have achieved competency in the same or equivalent unit/s in a Nationally Recognised Training from any Registered Training Organisation.

RPL: If you think that you have already gained the skills and experience for a unit or entire qualification, you can apply for RPL to get recognised as competent for parts or a whole nationally recognised qualification. Not everyone will get credited for their skills and knowledge. Successful applicants will need to demonstrate a reasonable amount of experience in the area their course covers. Contact us to know more about our RPL process.

Before you apply

International Students

Before making an application to study at NIT Australia, you must read the information provided for International Students in NIT Student Handbook & Policies webpage and Resource Requirements for this course.

If you will be approved by NIT to commence training offshore (from your country), you will be required to participate in classes online using virtual classroom platforms such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams.  In this case, you must ensure you have access to all the resources listed on the “Resource requirements for attending online/virtual training from offshore” webpage.

Domestic Students

Before making an application to study at NIT Australia, you must read the information provided for the Domestic Students in NIT Student Handbook & Policies webpage and Resource Requirements for this course.