University of Technology Sydney

C11024v7 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 is not offered to international students.


Overview
Course aims
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Recognition of prior learning
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 is designed to introduce students to social entrepreneurship and social innovation, and develop skills and knowledge about the Not-for-Profit Sector.

The course offers introductory skill sets and knowledge needed to operate in the Not-for-Profit sector. The course is industry-relevant and flexible study modes are typically offered.

Course aims

The Graduate Certificate in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management is a good entry point for students wanting to strengthen their understanding of not-for-profit management. The course introduces key theoretical concepts and 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 not-for-profit organisations or social enterprises, working in the field of corporate social responsibility, or in government, particularly in roles that work with community or not-for-profit organisations such as social and community welfare, environment advocacy, fundraising, education, international aid and development.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Formulate creative solutions that respond to community, Indigenous and business needs, and have a social impact
2.1 Communicate information clearly, effectively and persuasively to a diverse range of stakeholders
2.2 Interact with colleagues and stakeholders to work effectively in teams and deliver agreed project outcomes that contribute to the public good
3.1 Demonstrate principles of law, ethics, sustainability and Indigenous values as advocates and not-for-profit managers
4.1 Use not-for-profit and social enterprise concepts, including Indigenous perspectives, and technical skills to lead professional practice that contributes to the public good

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.

All applicants who do not meet the academic requirement may still be considered on the basis of:

  • a minimum of at least four years' full time, or equivalent, relevant work experience.

The relevant work experience must be demonstrated through a C.V. and a Statement of Service confirming the dates of employment, and the position held within the organisation.

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.

Recognition of prior learning

There is no recognition of prior learning available for this course.

Course duration and attendance

The course can be completed in one year of part-time study.

Students who wish to undertake a full-time study load should apply for the Graduate Certificate in Business Immersion and Career Transition (C11300).

Course structure

Students must complete a total of 24 credit points made up of four core subjects.

Course completion requirements

STM91694 Core Subjects (GCNFPSEM) 24cp
Total 24cp

Course program

Not all subjects are offered every session. Refer to the Timetable Planner for confirmation of availability.

Autumn commencing, part time
Year 1
Autumn session
21879 Measuring Social Impact   6cp
21881 Advocacy and Social Change   6cp
Spring session
21778 Fundraising and Revenue Streams for Events and Not-for-Profits   6cp
21939 Event Creation Workshop   6cp
Spring commencing, part time
Year 1
Spring session
21778 Fundraising and Revenue Streams for Events and Not-for-Profits   6cp
21939 Event Creation Workshop   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21879 Measuring Social Impact   6cp
21881 Advocacy and Social Change   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 or C04371).

Other information

Further information is available from the UTS Business School on:

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