Graduate Certificate of Management
Modern management skills for career progression
Your transformation from a good manager to a great leader starts here. Upskill in the sought after soft skills of contemporary business professionals. You’ll explore critical thinking, problem solving, and more. Go beyond traditional boundaries.
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What you'll learn
Develop knowledge of management concepts using critical thinking
Utilise advanced knowledge to discovery and development of entrepreneurial opportunities.
Examine organisational problems and issues relevant to organisations operating in a global and diverse workplace.
Understand how to communicate proficiently to a variety of audiences.
Become an enterprising leader in the delivery of projects.
Apply problem solving and decision making methodologies to a business challenge.
Executive General Manager
Develops strategies and policies to achieve future business goals.
Take a lead role in the management of producing goods and services. Oversee the distribution of products and find areas of improvement to strengthen business operations.
Provides a strategic approach and insight into business operations.
Submit a resume demonstrating:
A recognised bachelor degree in a related discipline
A recognised bachelor degree in any discipline PLUS a minimum of two years equivalent full-time relevant professional experience
Work and Life
A minimum of three years equivalent full-time relevant professional experience.
Courses are only available to Australian and New Zealand citizens, permanent residents and humanitarian visa holders.
Credit for previous study or work
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) allows students to gain credit (advanced standing) towards their course in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or formal training. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis. Speak to a Course Consultant about applying for RPL.
If you are looking to stand out from your cohort of managers, consider the Swinburne Graduate Certificate in Management as your next step to a distinguished career.
This qualification will ask you to step outside of the confines of traditional management to hone the sought-after skills of problem solving and critical thinking. It will ensure you have the essentials for career advancement, help you think like an entrepreneur, and set you apart from the rest.
Course work will further your understanding of how organisations work, how to capitalise on opportunities and how to deliver on projects. You will become more innovative and agile than the average player; a real contender for future leadership professional opportunities.
Completion of the Graduate Certificate in Management is a pathway to our Master of Business Administration. If you transfer, any applicable units you have successfully completed will be credited towards your MBA.
Degree structure details
Recommended Study Pattern
Behaviour in Organisations (HRM60016)
Opportunity Discovery (ENT60006)
Designing for Change (FST80008)
Project Management for Innovative Outcomes (PRM60002)
To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate of Management students must complete 50 credit points comprising of:
- Four units of study (12.5 credit points each).