Graduate Certificate in Change Management

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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 AGSM Graduate Certificate in Change Management is a complete stand-alone qualification and can be undertaken as a pathway to an AGSM Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. It has been designed for leaders to gain the foundational knowledge required for change management success. Providing 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.

Graduates will be challenged to think critically and to develop useful insights about the concepts and principles on making better change decisions. This includes how to develop and successfully implement strategy, aligning business decisions to operating models, governance and culture, leading for high performance, the significance of power and influence, models for leading change and mastering the complexity and plurality of management. Current and emerging approaches and frameworks for change management are embedded throughout the program to help establish an alignment between leadership and organisation purpose.

    • 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)
    • 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 the confidence and skills to become a successful agent of change
    • Expand your managerial talents, become more involved in your organisation’s strategic decisions, and position yourself for career advancement
    • Discover and learn to apply core strategic frameworks and concepts 
    • Learn sustainable change management theory, as well as practical tools for managing people though change and overcoming resistance
    • Apply learnings immediately to your work, while drawing on your extensive work experience in your course assessments
    • Build a collaborative learning environment and developing valued relationships
    • Drive change that makes visionary and lasting improvements in you or your clients’ workplaces
    • Develop self-leadership skills to enhance your personal and professional success 
    • Consulting
    • Senior management positions
    • Change management consultant
    • Human resources
    • Coaching and training roles
    • Project management
    • Operations and logistics

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.

Program structure and courses

Degree type

AGSM Graduate Certificate


8 months to 2 years, part-time

Commencing terms

Term 1 – February
Term 2 – June
Term 3 – September

Program code


Delivery mode

Face to Face and Online

Domestic / International


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