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What does a Program Manager do?

Program Managers oversee multiple projects, directing cross-project teams and project managers to ensure the organisation’s goals and strategies are achieved. They are highly knowledgeable in their industry and provide both professional leadership and subject matter expertise.

As a Program Manager you could be negotiating a new contract with a key supplier, developing a strategic plan with the CEO and executive team, maintaining program risk logs, or having a progress meeting with a unit project manager.

Program Manager Courses

There are 3 courses available for people who want to become a Program Manager.

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How much do Program Managers earn?

In Australia, a full time Program Manager generally earns $2,150 per week ($111,800 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience can you expect a higher salary than people who are new to the role.

What are the job opportunities for Program Managers?

There are no clear figures on Program Managers working in Australia at this time. Program Managers work in all industries and employment sectors.

How do I become a Program Manager?

Program Managers have leadership expertise and are usually degree qualified in their industry of employment sector. Compliment your existing qualifications with the Advanced Diploma of Program Management or the Graduate Diploma of Portfolio Management. These courses take 12-18 months to complete.

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Related Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within Project Management.

Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au