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C11024v6 Graduate Certificate in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management (GradCertNFPSocEntM)
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 24
Course EFTSL: 0.5
Location: City campus

Notes

This course is not offered to international students.


Overview
Course aims
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Articulation with UTS courses
Other information

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise is designed to introduce students to social entrepreneurship and social innovation, and develop skills and knowledge about the Not-for-Profit Sector.

The course offers introductory skill sets and knowledge needed to operate in the Not-for-Profit sector. The course is industry-relevant and flexible study modes are typically offered.

Course aims

The Graduate Certificate in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management is a good entry point for students wanting to strengthen their understanding of not-for-profit management. The course introduces key theoretical concepts and managerial skills for individuals seeking to work in the vast and complex areas of social innovation and entrepreneurship as they relate to not-for-profit enterprises.

Career options

Career options include managing not-for-profit organisations or social enterprises, working in the field of corporate social responsibility, or in government, particularly in roles that work with community or not-for-profit organisations such as social and community welfare, environment advocacy, fundraising, education, international aid and development.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Explain event management concepts and practices, including Indigenous perspectives, that shape professional practice in a range of contexts
2.1 Formulate options that respond to community, Indigenous and organisational needs within a not-for-profit context
3.1 Construct and employ effective and empathetic multi-media communications for a diverse range of audiences
3.2 Interact with colleagues and stakeholders to work effectively in teams and deliver agreed project outcomes
4.1 Explain principles of law, ethics and sustainability, and Indigenous protocols for the use of cultural material as managers
5.1 Use professional knowledge, including Indigenous business values, and technical skills within not for profit management practice

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Applicants without an academic qualification require a minimum of four years' full time, or equivalent, relevant post-secondary work experience and general capacity to undertake tertiary education.

The English proficiency requirement for local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

Course duration and attendance

The course can be completed in one session of full-time or one year of part-time study.

Course structure

Students must complete a total of 24 credit points made up of four subjects, comprising one core subject (6 credit points), and three specialist subjects (18 credit points).

Course completion requirements

21900 Business Literacies and the Future 6cp
Select 18 credit points of options: 18cp
21881 Advocacy and Social Change6cp 
21767 Contemporary Contexts for Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise6cp 
21939 Event Creation Workshop6cp 
21778 Fundraising and Revenue Streams for Events and Not-for-Profits6cp 
21882 Legal Issues for Sports, Events and Not-for-Profits6cp 
21879 Measuring Social Impact6cp 
21817 Volunteer Management6cp 
Total 24cp

Course program

A typical course program is provided below, showing the recommended study sequence to ensure completion of the course within the expected duration. Refer to the Timetable Planner for confirmation of availability.

Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21767 Contemporary Contexts for Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise   6cp
21817 Volunteer Management   6cp
21881 Advocacy and Social Change   6cp
Spring commencing, full time
Year 1
Spring session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21778 Fundraising and Revenue Streams for Events and Not-for-Profits   6cp
21879 Measuring Social Impact   6cp
21939 Event Creation Workshop   6cp
Autumn commencing, part time
Year 1
Autumn session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21767 Contemporary Contexts for Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise   6cp
Spring session
21778 Fundraising and Revenue Streams for Events and Not-for-Profits   6cp
21879 Measuring Social Impact   6cp
Spring commencing, part time
Year 1
Spring session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21778 Fundraising and Revenue Streams for Events and Not-for-Profits   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21767 Contemporary Contexts for Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise   6cp
21817 Volunteer Management   6cp

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise, the Graduate Diploma in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise (C07019), and the Master of Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise (C04288) or (C04371).

Other information

Further information is available from the UTS Business School on:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
email
business@uts.edu.au
Business (Postgraduate)