Graduate Certificate in Management

AGSM @ UNSW Business School’s Graduate Certificates are a unique part-time qualification that will allow you to develop subject matter expertise within a specialised contemporary field in high demand, including innovation, entrepreneurship and digital technology. Students gain stackable credentials from a globally ranked management school that can be articulated into an MBA degree if you choose to continue your study. 

These flexible programs are facilitated by world-class academics and industry practitioners who create dynamic and interactive learning experiences – whether students choose to study in virtual and/or face-to-face modes. Students are immersed in active learning experiences and exposed to the practical tools and skills needed to not only succeed, but to thrive in today’s accelerated world. 

Who Is This Degree For?

AGSM offers innovative, experiential, world-class programs designed to equip a new generation of leaders to make an impact in an accelerated world. Providing the flexibility needed to meet the requirements of professional domestic students, with the option to study part-time and online.

The Graduate Certificate in Management is a complete stand-alone qualification and can be undertaken as a pathway to an AGSM Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, providing foundational knowledge required for strategic management success. It provides a thorough grounding in core business disciplines and prepares students to move beyond functional areas and to begin to view organisations holistically for successful and impactful leadership positions. 

This program is designed for professionals looking to develop their career. It is ideal for those who are looking to accelerate in their chosen career or those who have become interested in learning again and bringing that learning to their workplace. This short management qualification is also suited to those making a career transition and or changing their career path.

  • Gain access to a range of AGSM MBA courses drawn from our world ranked MBA programs (Not all MBA elective courses are available in Graduate Certificate program offerings)
  • Choose only those courses that are most relevant to your work (choose any 2 core courses* + any 2 elective courses)
  • Choose the study method that suit you – you can switch between online or face to face courses that complement your current work and fit easily around your family commitments
  • Designed for maximum flexibility and convenience so you can fit in your studies around your busy life – courses are delivered online or face to face in the evenings or weekends 
  • Develop subject matter expertise with a specialist credential in a contemporary area of growing demand. 
  • Learn the practical skills, techniques and knowledge to achieve success in your organisation
  • Apply the learnings immediately to find solutions to current business problems, while drawing on your extensive work experience
  • Build a collaborative learning environment and develop valued relationships

*Excluding all full-time MBA core courses. 

  • Management
  • Strategy
  • Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Decision Making
  • Negotiations
  • Managing People
  • Change Management

Program Structure

The AGSM Graduate Certificates are a part-time program and can be completed anywhere between 8 months to 2 years. Should you choose to continue your studies the certificate can articulate into an MBA degree*.

*Entry into AGSM MBA programs is subject to meeting the AGSM Admissions Criteria.

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