Advanced Diploma of Program Management

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This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in program management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. The job roles that relate to this qualification include Program Manager.

Individuals in these roles are responsible for managing or directing a program to achieve organisational objectives. A program is defined as a set of interrelated projects, each of which has a project manager.

Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to direct, plan, and lead a range of program functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters. They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.

Enter a pathway into higher education in Project Management or related field

Pursue higher education in Business or Project Management

  • Project Director
  • Project Manager
  • Business Manager

Entry to this qualification is limited to those who:

Have completed one of the following qualifications: BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management; or BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management (or a superseded equivalent version)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.

For enrolment in this course at Albright Institute a student must:

  • Be 18 years of age at the time of commencement of the course
  • Have successful completion of Australian Equivalent Year 12 qualification
  • Have a valid IELTS score of 5.5 or PTE score of 42 or its equivalent (Completed a minimum 12-Week General English Course of Upper-Intermediate Level)- Within the last 2 Calendar Years
    Completed Australian Qualification minimum AQF Level 4 (Certificate 4) or Australian Senior Secondary Certificate of Education- Within the last 2 Calendar Years
  • Complete the Albright Language, Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test
  • Have a valid Student Visa status which allows them to study in Australia in Vocational levels for international student
  • Have basic computer and MS Office skills (Word, Excel and Power Point)
  • Satisfy Pre-Training Review (PTR) Assessment requirement
  • 4 core units plus
  • 8 elective units
  • 20 hours per week
  • 52 weeks (12 months) including holidays

Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide & Brisbane

Core Units:

  • BSBPMG635 Implement program governance
  • BSBPMG630 Enable program execution
  • BSBPMG636 Manage benefits
  • BSBPMG634 Facilitate stakeholder engagement


Elective Units:

  • BSBFIN601 Manage organisational finances
  • BSBHRM521 Facilitate performance development processes
  • BSBPMG633 Provide leadership for the program
  • BSBWHS612 Develop and implement a strategy to support a positive WHS culture
  • BSBPMG632 Manage program risk
  • BSBSUS601 Lead corporate social responsibility
  • BSBAUD601 Establish and manage compliance management systems
  • BSBINS601 Manage knowledge and information


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Monday8:30 am – 12:30 pmSaturday8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Friday8:30 am – 12:30 pmSaturday1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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Monday12:30 pm – 4:30 pmSaturday8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Monday5:00 pm – 9:00 pmSaturday1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Day 1Time Day 2Time 
Monday12:30 pm – 4:30 pmSaturday8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Monday5:00 pm – 9:00 pmSaturday1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Day 1Time Day 2Time 
Monday12:30 pm – 4:30 pmSaturday8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Monday5:00 pm – 9:00 pmSaturday1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Training at Albright is a combination of facilitated learning activities using a combination of theory and research. The different range of activities could be demonstrations, role plays, presentations and individual classroom and group activities.
  • Students are required to attend a total of 16 hours scheduled training + 4 hours of structured learning activities with trainer support to complete the 20 contact hours per week requirement of the International Student visa.
  • Students who have completed their orientation can access their current timetable, classroom & session details at Albright LMS:
  • Current students can review their ongoing course progress by accessing the Albright LMS
  • Term Details
  • Timetable is subject to change.
  • The above information was last updated on: 04 September 2023.

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