Entry to this qualification is limited to those who:
Have completed a Diploma of Project Management qualification.
Have completed two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level within a project or program environment within an enterprise.
The target participants in the BSB61218 Advanced Diploma of Project Management qualification may be currently working in project or program related roles.
As a guide, entrants to this program may:
- have 2-5 years of experience in projects
- hold a Diploma in a similar discipline
- complete an interview process with a designated Upskilled representative to ascertain suitability to the program and to review your current skills and experience, as this may allow you to move through the course more quickly
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.
A program is defined as a set of interrelated projects, each of which has a project manager. 'Multiple projects', or 'a program of projects', refers to a number of related projects managed by the same person as a program to achieve organisational objective/s.
It applies to individuals who are program managers, managing or directing a suite of projects (a program) to achieve organisational objectives.
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.