The course is designed for professionals wishing to strengthen their career by extending their analytical skills and leadership capability. It features: applied and customised training in key discipline-based and transdisciplinary tools and methodologies applied, work-integrated problem solving with a focus on identifying and analysing complex problems and opportunities in digital contexts development of leadership skills and capabilities all subjects are taught in intensive mode over full Fridays and Saturdays, which means students can keep working while they study, applying what they learn right away on their jobs; weekly sessions are only scheduled for in-class assessments and group coaching and mentoring sessions delivery by leading academics from UTS Business School who are joined by experts from other UTS faculties; students also engage with an extensive network of adjuncts and industry partners a cohort model fostering the development of lasting relationships with like-minded peers.
The course prepares students with the key knowledge and methodologies needed to identify, understand and analyse complex challenges in rapidly changing digital environments. Its focus is on developing: analytical thinkers who identify business challenges integral thinkers who integrate different perspectives to address complex challenges effective communicators who engage with diverse audiences responsible leaders who critically evaluate business practices, and forward thinkers who plan for changes in a digital environment.
The course is suitable for students from business and non-business backgrounds who seek to upskill and develop the ability to analyse and understand complex challenges and opportunities that can transform organisations. Career options include a range of management roles with a focus on driving transformational change in large, private, public and non-profit organisations as well as in SMEs.