The Graduate Certificate in Change Management is designed for Management professionals wanting to navigate organisations through change and draw on personal experiences to formulate new concepts.

 

Faculty
UNSW Business School
Delivery Mode
Online, Face-to-face (includes blended)
Award
Graduate Certificate in Change Management
Commencing Terms
Term 1, Term 2, Term 3
Duration (Full Time)
0.7 Year(s)

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Change Management (GCCM) is designed for practising managers interested in managing change. The program centres on action learning, also called experiential learning, which involves drawing on your personal experiences to formulate new concepts.

Course exercises and issues that are relevant to your organisation form the content of the Graduate Certificate. Readings from the course materials and online discussions with colleagues encourage you to analyse your job experiences in a structured way. The GCCM structure is designed to be flexible, with the certificate delivered completely online.

Who should choose this Graduate Certificate?

Those choosing this certificate are practising managers keen to achieve successful change in their organisation.

Why study at UNSW?

UNSW Business School equips the next generation of business professionals with the skills to thrive in an ever-changing world.

The aim of this certificate is to develop your capacity to formulate new concepts regarding change management and to be able to apply them to course projects and your workplace.

 

Program Code
7315
Campus
Kensington
Total Units of Credit (UOC)
24
Indicative Enrolments
89

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Entry requirements

All applicants are required to complete and submit an on-line application in accordance with instructions available on the AGSM website (see AGSM Admissions Policy). To apply for the Graduate Certificate in Change Management, students will need either:

  • 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. 

English language requirements

 

You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship. English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations - this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.

If you’re completing an Australian Year 12 qualification (e.g. NSW HSC or equivalent), you do not need to provide anything extra to prove your proficiency. Your qualification will be used as evidence of your English proficiency.

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:

UNSW Global offers courses and programs designed to help you reach the English language level required for entry into your chosen degree. Different options are available depending on your current English language level. Learn more.

All applicants are required to complete and submit an on-line application in accordance with instructions available on the AGSM website (see AGSM Admissions Policy). To apply for the Graduate Certificate in Change Management, students will need either:

  • 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. 

English language requirements


You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship. English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations - this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.

If English is not your first language, you’ll need to provide proof of your English proficiency before you can be given an offer to study at UNSW. You can do this by providing evidence that you meet one or more of the following criteria:

UNSW Global offers courses and programs designed to help you reach the English language level required for entry into your chosen degree. Different options are available depending on your current English language level. Learn more.

Check the specific English language requirements for this program

Program structure

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. 

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.

For detailed course information, visit the Change Management Handbook.

Potential careers

  • Business Management
  • Government Management
  • Organisational Change

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs and Faculties with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

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For most international students, applications are submitted via our Apply Online service. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term.

Some high-demand programs with limited places, may have an earlier application deadline or may have an earlier commencement date. For more information visit our international applicant information page.

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Fees & Scholarships

2022 Indicative First Year Fee
$17,880*
2022 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree
$17,880*

*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 below.

2022 Indicative First Year Fee
$25,100*
2022 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree
$25,100*

*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 below.

Indicative fees to complete the program include tuition plus an estimate of study-related costs of approximately $1,000 per year. To find out more about other costs, visit UNSW International.

Scholarships


At UNSW, we award over $83 million in scholarships each year. We pride ourselves on rewarding excellence and making university accessible to students from all walks of life. Whether you’re a domestic or international student, our range of scholarships, prizes and awards can support your journey.


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