University of Technology Sydney

C11327v2 Graduate Certificate in Executive Business Practice

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Executive Business Practice (GradCertExecBusPrac)
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
Recognition of prior learning
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Articulation with UTS courses
Other information

Overview

The UTS Graduate Certificate in Executive Business Practice provides foundation skills used in the management and strategic change of a business unit, start-up or enterprise. The course is designed for experienced professionals and features:

  • foundation skills in finance, accounting, business analytics, and marketing
  • study choices in corporate transformation, entrepreneurship and Indigenous leadership
  • hands-on and applied upskilling using the latest tools and methodologies
  • coaching and mentoring by experienced industry professionals and entrepreneurs
  • course delivery by leading UTS academics, international guest faculty and highly experienced professionals
  • blended learning via fully online and block-mode face-to-face classes
  • flexible cohort model for broad networking opportunities, peer learning and collaboration
  • completion via an accelerated 6-month study plan or flexibly over up to 24 months

The Graduate Certificate in Executive Business Practice emphasises applied and work-integrated learning that allows students to apply what they learn directly to their specific work context. The flexible modular structure of the program allows students to study the program in stages, leveraging online and immersive, interaction-rich in-class learning.

Course aims

General management and entrepreneurial skills are developed to provide a knowledge base in finance, accounting, business analytics, and marketing. Students can choose from a range of options to also develop their leadership, strategy, decision-making, innovation and communication skills in the areas of corporate transformation, entrepreneurship and Indigenous leadership.

Career options

Career options include management-level positions in industry, start-ups or government.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Apply analytical and creative thinking to evaluate information and formulate strategies to solve business problems
2.1 Demonstrate effective communication skills and interpersonal awareness of self and others
3.1 Appraise diverse moral and ethical dimensions to critically evaluate and culturally contextualise sustainable business strategies
3.2 Reflect on Indigenous perspectives and values in the growth and transformation of organisations
4.1 Apply business concepts and practices with professional integrity to evaluate businesses for transformation

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.

Professional Experience Requirement: At least six years full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional work experience.

The relevant work experience must be demonstrated through a C.V. and a Statement of Service, confirming the dates of employment, and the position held within the organisation.

Interview Requirement: Attend an interview with the director of the EMBA.

Applicants without an academic qualification may be considered for the Graduate Certificate with eight years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, senior management work experience and a general capacity to undertake tertiary education.

The English proficiency requirement for local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 7.0 overall with a writing score of 6.5; or TOEFL: paper based: 584-609 overall, internet based: 94-101 overall with a writing score of 24; or AE6: Pass; or PTE: 65-72 overall with a writing score 58; or CAE: 185-190 with a writing score 176.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

Recognition of prior learning

Students in the Graduate Certificate in Executive Business Practice are not usually granted exemption for prior studies.

Course duration and attendance

The course is normally completed on a half-year full-time or one-year part-time basis.

Course structure

Students must complete a total of 24 credit points, comprising ten core disciplinary-based subjects delivered online (12 credit points) and one study pathways in executive or entrepreneurship (12 credit points).

Course completion requirements

25720 Applied Financial Management 3cp
22788 Accounting Practices and Tools 3cp
24748 Deliver Customer Value 3cp
26776 Foundations of Business Analytics 3cp
CBK91995 Business Practice Streams 12cp
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.

The detail course program is available at study plan management.

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Executive Business Practice, and the Executive Master of Business Administration (C04424).

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)