Graduate Certificate in Organisational Resilience
See the early signs of change and be ready to respond
A postgraduate business course to develop leadership skills in crisis and continuity management. Learn to guide organisations to adapt and evolve. With the support of theoretical knowledge, you’ll be prepared to tackle business threats and challenges.
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- 11 Feb 24
- 07 Jul 24
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What you'll learn
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
- Comprehend and analyse theoretical perspectives in organisational resilience.
- Communicate by written modes, knowledge of organisational resilience into clear and coherent expositions to academic and industry audiences.
- Synthesise and apply theoretical perspectives and concepts to provide solutions to real-world cases in organisational resilience.
The skills and knowledge developed can be applied to your current or future roles across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Delivered fully online, you will be taught by leading resilience researchers and lecturers with a broad range of industry experience. Supporting the academic lectures will be steady stream of practitioner insights provided by industry experts. The delivery of the program is specifically designed for those seeking the benefits and flexibility of online learning.
Careers requiring skills in organisational resilience are growing fast, with organisations across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors demanding a range of specialist managers that can tackle new threats and challenges and implement change in communities and businesses.*
*ABS Labour Force Survey, National Skills Commission trend data to May 2019 and projections to 2024
- Corporate Services Managers 14.9% projected job growth to 2024
- Human Resource Managers 15.5% projected job growth to 2024
A bachelor’s degree or higher in any field
Work and Life
Work experience of at least three years in business continuity management, emergency management, crisis management, protective security, organisational resilience, company directors, HR managers, or other senior roles in operational or general management.
Credit for previous study or work
The University of Tasmania grants credit and recognition of prior learning that may include formal and/or informal prior learning. More information is available here.
Increase your career opportunities with a Graduate Certificate in Organisational Resilience.
In an ever-changing world, the resilience of organisations is constantly challenged and tested. Whether its natural disasters as a result of natural hazards, global pandemics, financial crises, or human threats such as cyber-attacks, leaders need to be equipped to solve these challenges and lead their organisations forward.
The Graduate Certificate in Organisational Resilience aims to develop independent and knowledgeable practitioners who are leaders in organisational resilience. With a strong reputation in resilience research and access to national and international industry partners from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, the Graduate Certificate in Organisational Resilience will develop students’ theoretical knowledge and practitioner-relevant skills.
The program is designed for those seeking to promote and implement change across a range of organisations that include those from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Students will develop knowledge of contemporary organisational resilience theory and evidence-based practices that can be applied to their current or future roles in organisational resilience, crisis management, protective security and/or business continuity management.
Degree structure details
Recommended Study Pattern
For students undertaking full-time study the following study pattern is recommended.
Completion of 4 core subjects from the schedule below:
- TAS-HSP504 Leading Resilient Organisations
- TAS-HSP505 Crisis Management
- TAS-HSP601 Protective Security
- TAS-HSP602 Business Continuity Management
Satisfactory completion of 4 subjects, as required in the schedule, within 1-3 years from commencement.
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