The Graduate Certificate in Management is designed for students from a broad range of professions. You will enhance and further your career prospects by acquiring knowledge and skills in business management, human resources, business communication and marketing. The course will assist you in acquiring knowledge and skills necessary to manage real-world business situations at operational and supervisory levels. You will learn about the key principles and practices of effective and efficient business and gain a competitive edge for success in dynamic business environments.
The Graduate Certificate in Management provides students with opportunities to study contemporary management practices. Graduates from this course target employment in the areas of business consultation, or middle to high level business management.
|Duration||0.5 years full-time or 1 years part-time|
|Credit Points that Must be Earned||24|
|Number of Units Required||CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in postgraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).|
|Expected Hours of Study||One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.|
|Course Type||Postgraduate Award|
|Qualification (post nominal)||GradCertMgt|
|AQF Level||Level 8: Graduate Certificate|
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
To gain entry to this course you must have:
International students should visit www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information including English language requirements.
Work Experience Definitions
Managerial or professional work experience must have included direct, personal involvement in decision-making responsibility in a range of areas such as budgeting, marketing, HRM, staffing, project management, financial management, process management, or other relevant professional experience. If you are an international student please visit www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information including English language requirements.
|Interim Awards||Not applicable|
|Exit Awards||Not applicable|
|Learned Society Accreditiation||
|Optional Residential School||Students may be required to attend Residential Schools for one or more of these units.|
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|Course Learning Outcomes|
|Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors||1||2||3||4|
|1. KNOWLEDGE Have specialised knowledge within a systematic and coherent body of knowledge that may include the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills in a new or existing discipline or professional area|
|2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review,analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge and identify and provide solutions to complex problems|
|3. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to think critically and to generate and evaluate complex ideas|
|4. SKILLS Have specialised technical and creative skills in a field of highly skilled and/or professional practice|
|5. SKILLS Have communication skills to demonstrate an understanding of theoretical concepts|
|6. SKILLS Have communication skills to transfer complex knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences|
|7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to make high level, independent judgements in a range of technical or management functions in varied specialised contexts|
|8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to initiate, plan, implement and evaluate broad functions within varied specialised technical and/or creative contexts|
|9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for personal outputs and all aspects of the work or function of others within broad parameters|
|Number of units: 4||Total credit points: 24|
These four units are compulsory .
|Students must complete the following compulsory units:|
|BUSN20017||Effective Business Communications|
|HRMT20024||Managing Human Resources|
|MRKT20052||Marketing Management and Digital Communications|
|MGMT20144||Management and Business Context|