Use data to drive innovation, inform strategy and manage technology processes in an organisation. Gain a competitive advantage to succeed in an increasingly complex digital market.

UNSW Business School
Delivery Mode
Face-to-face (includes blended)
Graduate Certificate in Technology Management
Commencing Terms
Term 1, Term 2, Term 3
Duration (Full Time)
0.5 - 0.8 Year(s)


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.

Why study at UNSW?

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. 

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.

Program Code
Total Units of Credit (UOC)

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Entry requirements

  • A recognised undergraduate degree (or equivalent qualification) and a minimum of 2 years professional or managerial work experience, or
  • At least 6 years professional work experience.

Note: Meeting the entry requirements does not guarantee you will be offered a place on this program.

English language requirements

If English isn’t your first language, you may be required to provide evidence that your English language ability meets our requirements. Please refer to the UNSW English Requirements Policy for further information.

If you do need to provide evidence of your English proficiency, this will be indicated in your application. You can prove this by providing evidence that you meet one or more of the following criteria:

Please note: You can apply for an English waiver based on directly relevant work experience, in the relevant industry or equivalent discipline practice, in an English-speaking country or workplace where the sole language of business was English.

Program structure

The AGSM Graduate Certificate in Technology 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 to align organisational and technology management fundamentals for individuals who wish to understand, analyse and adapt to today’s challenging and hyper-competitive market.

This program teaches the understandings of how to use data to create competitive advantages with innovative management, strategy and technology, to succeed in an increasingly complex market. The program introduces managers to several techniques that are relevant for managerial decision-making, such as data preparation, data analysis, data visualisation and data storytelling, and equips graduates with the ability to establish business processes and technologies as differentiators for success.

For current and detailed course information, visit the Graduate Certificate in Technology Management program page.

Future careers

This program supports leaders who intend to apply their entrepreneurial spirit to innovating within established organisations, as well as managers whose goal it is to build and manage innovation and technology processes in the organisation. For those with entrepreneurial aspirations, start-up creation and corporate innovation concepts are structured throughout the program with courses that uniquely link students with innovators and successful start-up CEOs.

Potential careers

  • Digital    
  • Innovation    
  • Management    
  • Entrepreneurship    
  • Strategy    
  • Technology    
  • Start-up    
  • Data    
  • Data Analysis

Practical skills

  • Develop confidence in managing digital technologies and technology organisations without having a technical background.
  • Learn practical skills, techniques and knowledge to help you manage digital technologies and technology organisations more effectively 
  • 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
  • Develop self-leadership skills to enhance your personal and professional success 
  • Gain an understanding and appreciation of the problems in technical organisations and in technical product management and the impacts this has on business decisions

How to apply

Before applying for admission, candidates must satisfy the entry requirements. Information on how to apply including application dates and checklist can be found on the AGSM How to apply page.

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Fees & Scholarships

2023 Indicative First Year Full Fee
2023 Indicative Full Fee to Complete Degree

Tuition fees are charged on a term basis irrespective of when studies are commenced. Information on fees can be found on the AGSM Program fees page.

Financing your study

FEE-HELP is an interest-free loan facility provided by the Australian Government for eligible students enrolled in postgraduate studies. To be eligible you must be an Australian citizen. You can borrow up to the maximum of the tuition fee charged for each course in which you enrol.

Please visit Study Assist for more information. For information and advice about financial affairs please review UNSW's information on fees.


*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed here.


The Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) awards more than $2 million in scholarships every year to enable a diverse range of students, across a wide range of industries, sectors, and nationalities, to achieve a world-class business education.

Candidates are eligible to apply for scholarships once an application for the MBA program has been submitted.

Featured scholarship

The Luminis AGSM Wharton Business Innovation Scholarship 

Co-funded by AGSM @ UNSW Business School and Luminis Foundation, The Luminis AGSM Wharton Business Innovation Scholarship provides an exceptional pathway for outstanding leaders to forge a remarkable career in business.

The scholarship will cover the cost of completing the AGSM Full-Time MBA program, international exchange at Wharton and an internship/ work placement in the US. 


AGSM Women in Leadership Scholarship 

The AGSM Women in Leadership Scholarship will enable outstanding female leaders to complete a world-class Full-Time MBA.


AGSM Indigenous Leaders Scholarship

The AGSM Indigenous Leaders Scholarship is designed to provide support to an Australian Indigenous student who receive an offer of admission to one of the AGSM @ UNSW Business School programs:

  • AGSM Full-Time MBA

  • AGSM MBA (Executive)



AGSM Excellence Scholarship

The AGSM Excellence Scholarship will give MBA candidates who have a proven track record of academic and professional excellence an opportunity to participate in AGSM’s Full-Time MBA program.


AGSM Leadership Excellence Scholarship 

The AGSM Leadership Excellence Scholarship will give outstanding leaders access to a world-class Full-Time MBA.

  • LGBTI Leadership Award

  • Sport Leadership Award

  • Military Leadership Award

  • Entrepreneurial Leadership Award

  • Community Leadership Award


AGSM Alumni Community Leader Scholarship

The AGSM Alumni Community Leader Scholarship is open to talented emerging leaders and managers currently working in the not-for-profit sector applying for either the AGSM MBA (Executive) or the AGSM MBAX program and will cover the full tuition fees for the program, including EY residential costs.

  • #1
    Full-Time MBA in Australia

    AGSM’s Full-Time MBA ranked 1st in Australia and 79th among the best global.

  • #4
    Online MBA in the world

    AGSM's MBAX ranked 1st in Australia and 4th among the best global online MBA programs, according to The QS 2022 Online MBA Rankings.

  • 17,000+
    Global Alumni

    AGSM students have access to a rich global network of over 17,000 AGSM alumni who are recognised international business leaders in their industries.

I expanded my business knowledge, built my skills, and made meaningful connections with my cohort.
AGSM student Trisha Shastri

Trisha Shastri


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