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C11024v5 Graduate Certificate in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management (GradCertNFPSocEntM)
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 24
Course EFTSL: 0.5
Location: City campus

Notes

This course was previously called the Graduate Certificate in Community and Not-for-Profit Management.

This course is not offered to international students.


Overview
Course aims
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Articulation with UTS courses
Other information

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise provides an introduction to social entrepreneurship and social innovation, and develops skills and knowledge in the areas of financial management and funding. This course offers key insights into social entrepreneurship and social innovation as drivers of not-for-profit, community-oriented enterprises.

The course is industry-relevant and flexible study modes are typically offered.

Course aims

This course provides managerial skills for individuals seeking to work in the vast and complex areas of social innovation and entrepreneurship as they relate to not-for-profit enterprises.

Career options

Career options include managing non-government or not-for-profit organisations, policy-makers, senior managers, and chief executives of social economy, community, public and/or third sector organisations.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 critically analyse complex theoretical business concepts and apply them in the broader environmental context
2.1 apply critical and creative thinking to address issues inin not-for-profit and social enterprise management
2.2 formulate creative and innovative solutions to complex not-for-profit and social enterprise management issues
3.1 use oral communication appropriately to convey information clearly and fluently
3.2 use oral communication appropriately in a professional context to convey information clearly and fluently
3.3 interact effectively with others to work towards a common outcome
4.1 demonstrate understanding of ethical and social responsibilities in professional practice
4.2 critically evaluate and apply sustainability principles to decisions in business contexts
5.1 apply broad technical and professional skills within not-for-profit and social enterprise management practice

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Applicants without a degree require eight years' full-time relevant work experience and evidence of a general capacity to undertake tertiary education.

The English proficiency requirement for local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

Course duration and attendance

The course duration is one year of part-time study.

Course structure

All students must complete a total of 24 credit points made up of four subjects, comprising two core subjects (12 credit points), and two specialist subjects (12 credit points).

Course completion requirements

STM90932 Core subjects 12cp
STM90947 Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise stream 12cp
Total 24cp

Course program

A typical part-time program is provided below, showing a suggested study sequence for students undertaking the course part time, commencing in Autumn session.

Autumn commencing, part time
Year 1
Autumn session
21937 Managing, Leading and Stewardship   6cp
21767 Third Sector Contexts   6cp
Spring session
21928 People, Work and Employment   6cp
21778 Fundraising and Resource Development   6cp

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise, the Graduate Diploma in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise (C07019), and the Master of Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise (C04288).

Other information

Further information is available from the UTS Business School on:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
email
business@uts.edu.au
UTS: Business (Postgraduate)