Graduate Certificate in Organisational Change
Add change management to your manager’s toolkit
Enhance your career with skills in transformational change. You’ll learn about effective organisational change. Develop your conflict resolution and negotiation skills. Go further with project management. Explore contemporary change management thinking.
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Building on your previous qualifications and experience, the Graduate Certificate in Organisational Change instructs you in the process of planning and implementing change. You'll learn to maximise the effectiveness of the change effort and minimise potential employee resistance and loss to the organisation.
You'll examine key organisational change models and the theoretical and ethical foundations for managing change, including the role of organisational culture and behaviour and the impact of organisational politics. You can complement these foundational studies with options including project management, managing quality and innovation and/or sustainable management approaches. Assessments have a strong practical emphasis and allow you to apply organisational change process directly to your workplace.
In the context of rapid economic and social change, managers are increasingly required to implement transformational change in their organisations. Charles Sturt University's Graduate Certificate in Organisational Change gives you practical, up-to-date skills that are transferable across diverse roles and organisations nationally and internationally.
Previous university study is not required for this course, admission can be based on one or more of the following:
- Previous study in a related field
- Previous study in a different field
- Relevant work experience
- Professional accreditation or registration in a relevant field.
Work and Life
Applicants without a tertiary qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Organisational Change on the basis of professional attainment and/or work experience.
If you’ve studied before, you may be able to fast-track your postgraduate degree with Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). If you’ve completed relevant tertiary study, you could be awarded credit for your postgraduate degree. Get in touch to see if you’re eligible for credit based on your previous qualifications or industry experience.
Standard Charles Sturt University Credit Policy applies: https://policy.csu.edu.au/document/view-current.php?id=120
Are you seeking to become a dynamic agent of change? The Graduate Certificate in Organisational Change from Charles Sturt University is designed for managers looking for specific skills and knowledge in contemporary change management.
Recommended Study Pattern
The course consists of 2 core subjects, 2 restricted electives from list below:
MGT540 Facilitating Change
MGM509 Implementing Change
Complete two subjects chosen from the following groups:
Group A: Human Behaviour group
HRM512 Values & Conflict in Organisations
HRM531 Organisational Politics
HRM552 Organisational Behaviour
HRM545 Skills of Conflict Resolution
LAW519 Negotiation Skills
Group B: Process/Technical group
HRM502 Human Resource Management
HRM550 Evaluating HR
HRM560 Training, Design & Development
MGT510 Strategy and Planning
MGT553 Project Management
Group C: Innovative/Adaptive group
HML508 Creativity, Innovation & Change
MGM512 Transforming Services & Operations
MGT583 Managing for Sustainability
Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate, students will then be eligible for admission to a number of Masters programs offered by the Faculty of Business, Justice & Behavioural Sciences and receive credit for applicable subjects. Further study is recommended (but not limited) to the following courses:
Master of Human Resource Management
Master of Applied Business
Master of Business Administration
Master of Social and Organisational Leadership
As a Charles Sturt University student, throughout your course you have a responsibility to continue to develop skills in English language, literacy and numeracy as appropriate to your discipline. This ongoing development will enable you to effectively participate in your course and graduate prepared to enter the workforce.
To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 32 points.