University of Technology Sydney

C11341v1 Graduate Certificate in Technology Management

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Technology Management (GradCertTechMgt)
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 24
Course EFTSL: 0.5
Location: Online campus

Notes

This course is offered fully online.

This course is not offered to international students.


Overview
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 Technology Management provides foundational knowledge and know-how across the major areas of technology leading business innovation, transformation, and competitiveness.

Students are introduced to the terminology, key skills, and trends in information technology, and strategies for leading and governing IT solutions in enterprises and organisations. The learning in the Certificate provides the insights, tools, and conceptual learning that students need to progress as a professional working across technical teams and implementing business solutions.

The Certificate provides a foundation for progressing their technology and digital transformation leadership in the Technology Management Masters program.

The Graduate Certificate in Technology Management is designed for future-focused professionals who aspire to become growth-oriented technology leaders and want to develop enterprise leadership and organisational acumen to enable a sustainable, technology-driven future.

Delivered fully online, with part-time study, this course enables students to work full time while attaining the technology management skills to take control of students career. Customising learning to meet career goals, students can immediately apply what they learn to make a greater impact in their current role and prepare for a technology-driven future.

The Graduate Certificate in Technology Management allows students to customise their learning to meet their professional aspirations and upskilling needs. Students engage and learn with globally connected teaching staff involved in cutting-edge research from Australia’s #1 ranked university for Computer Science and Engineering.

Students have access to YourCall, which is a capability and learning log unique to the Faculty of Engineering and IT. YourCall helps students plan, record, and share their learning throughout the course.

Unique to UTS Online, this course is designed with busy full-time working professionals in mind. Studying this fully online course helps students to feel accomplished and supported at the same time.

Career options

Graduates from the Graduate Certificate in Technology Management have a variety of job roles available to them and are well equipped to lead and implement technology-led initiatives and transformation. Career options may include roles such as IT Project Manager, Head of Product, IT, Technology Project Manager, Digital Product Owner, Integration Lead, Tech Consultant, Technology Lead (start-up).

Course intended learning outcomes

A.1 Historically and Culturally informed about Indigenous Knowledge Systems: FEIT graduates are culturally and historically informed, with awareness of ethical practices when working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
B.1 Socially Responsible: Graduate Certificate in Technology Management graduates evaluate technical and sociotechnical impacts of digital technologies issues against ethical and regulatory parameters, with commitment to act in a socially and globally responsible manner.
C.1 Design Oriented: Graduate Certificate in Technology Management graduates critically analyse perspectives and insights from stakeholders and apply well-developed judgement to evaluate opportunities, risks, dilemmas, constraints, contradictions and uncertainties in complex environments.
D.1 Technically Proficient: Graduate Certificate in Technology Management graduates apply information technologies knowledge and theory to select appropriate methodologies and review solutions for digital transformation.
E.1 Collaborative and Communicative: Graduate Certificate in Technology Management graduates communicate with a variety of audiences to transmit concepts and behave with collegiality and ethical awareness to develop leadership in digital transformation.
F.1 Reflective: Graduate Certificate in Technology Management graduates reflect on their own practices, seek and act on feedback, build self-awareness of competencies to act with autonomy, and take responsibility for their professional practice and learning.

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.

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

Students in the Graduate Certificate in Technology Management are not granted exemptions for any prior studies.

Course duration and attendance

The course is offered on a one-year, part-time basis.

Course structure

Students must complete 24 credit points, comprising of contemporary technology foundation subjects in IT projects and functions within tech organisations.

Course completion requirements

320557 Enabling Enterprise Information Systems 6cp
320606 Database 6cp
420104 Artificial Intelligence for Enterprises 6cp
420046 Data Processing Using R 3cp
420047 Data Processing Using Python 3cp
Total 24cp

Course program

A typical course program is provided below, showing the recommended study sequence to ensure completion of the course within the expected duration. Refer to the Timetable Planner for confirmation of availability.

Session 3 commencing, full time
Year 1
Session 3
320557 Enabling Enterprise Information Systems   6cp
Session 4
320606 Database   6cp
Session 5
420046 Data Processing Using R   3cp
420047 Data Processing Using Python   3cp
Session 6
420104 Artificial Intelligence for Enterprises   6cp
Session 4 commencing, full time
Year 1
Session 4
320606 Database   6cp
Session 5
420046 Data Processing Using R   3cp
420047 Data Processing Using Python   3cp
Session 6
420104 Artificial Intelligence for Enterprises   6cp
Year 2
Session 1
320557 Enabling Enterprise Information Systems   6cp
Session 5 commencing, full time
Year 1
Session 5
420046 Data Processing Using R   3cp
420047 Data Processing Using Python   3cp
Session 6
420104 Artificial Intelligence for Enterprises   6cp
Year 2
Session 1
320557 Enabling Enterprise Information Systems   6cp
Session 2
320606 Database   6cp
Session 6 commencing, full time
Year 1
Session 6
420104 Artificial Intelligence for Enterprises   6cp
Year 2
Session 1
320557 Enabling Enterprise Information Systems   6cp
Session 2
320606 Database   6cp
Session 3
420046 Data Processing Using R   3cp
420047 Data Processing Using Python   3cp

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Technology Management, the Master of Technology Management (C04434), and the Executive Master of Technology Management (C04435).

Other information

Further information is available from:

UTS Student Centre
telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887) or +61 2 9514 1222
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