Graduate Certificate in Organisational Resilience (A5R)

Overview  2022

Entry Requirements

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Duration

Minimum 1 Years, up to a maximum of 3 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Distance Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2

Full Fee Paying places available

Entry Requirements

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Duration

Minimum 1 Years
Entry requirements

Location

Distance Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Increase your career opportunities with a Graduate Certificate in Organisational Resilience.

In an ever-changing world, the resilience of organisations is constantly challenged and tested. Whether its natural disasters as a result of natural hazards, global pandemics, financial crises, or human threats such as cyber-attacks, leaders need to be equipped to solve these challenges and lead their organisations forward.

The Graduate Certificate in Organisational Resilience aims to develop independent and knowledgeable practitioners who are leaders in organisational resilience. With a strong reputation in resilience research and access to national and international industry partners from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, the Graduate Certificate in Organisational Resilience will develop students’ theoretical knowledge and practitioner-relevant skills.

The course is designed for those seeking to promote and implement change across a range of organisations that include those from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Students will develop knowledge of contemporary organisational resilience theory and evidence-based practices that can be applied to their current or future roles in organisational resilience, crisis management, protective security and/or business continuity management.

Pay for uni later with a HELP loan

If you’re an eligible domestic student, you may be able to defer payment of some or all your tuition fees via the Commonwealth Governments FEE-HELP loan scheme. Visit our scholarships, fees and cost page for more information.

  1. Comprehend and analyse theoretical perspectives in organisational resilience.
  2. Communicate by written modes, knowledge of organisational resilience into clear and coherent expositions to academic and industry audiences.
  3. Synthesise and apply theoretical perspectives and concepts to provide solutions to real-world cases in organisational resilience.

Career outcomes

The skills and knowledge developed can be applied to your current or future roles across the public, private and notfor-profit sectors. Delivered fully online, you will be taught by leading resilience researchers and lecturers with a broad range of industry experience. Supporting the academic lectures will be steady stream of practitioner insights provided by industry experts. The delivery of the course is specifically designed for those seeking the benefits and flexibility of online learning.

Careers requiring skills in organisational resilience are growing fast, with organisations across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors demanding a range of specialist managers that can tackle new threats and challenges and implement change in communities and businesses.*

*ABS Labour Force Survey, National Skills Commission trend data to May 2019 and projections to 2024

  • Corporate Services Managers 14.9% projected job growth to 2024
  • Human Resource Managers 15.5% projected job growth to 2024

Course structure

Completion of the Graduate Certificate in Organisational Resilience requires of 50 credit points comprising the following units:

Core units

Organisational resilience refers to an organisation’s ability to adapt, evolve, respond, and recover from short term shocks (be they natural hazards or significant changes in market dynamics) and to shape itself to respond to long term challenges. This requires practitioners…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

A crisis has a material impact on an organisation’s ability to deliver services to the community, reputation, shareholder value and potentially, the viability of the organisation. This requires input from the highest levels to strategically respond to and manage the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Protective Security relates to security governance (including supporting a positive security culture), information security (including cyber security), personnel security (including employees and contractors) and physical security (providing a safe and secure physical environment for an organisation’s people, information and assets).…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Business Continuity Management is the holistic management process that identifies potential threats to an organisation and the likely impacts to business operations that may be caused if those threats materialise. This fully online unit provides you with a thorough understanding…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry requirements

Entry into the Graduate Certificate in Organisational Resilience degree requires;

  • a bachelor’s degree in any field, or;
  • admission to a Master of Business Administration or equivalent at University of Tasmania or other institutions, or;
  • work experience of at least three years in business continuity management, emergency management, crisis management, protective security, organisational resilience, company directors, HR managers, or other senior roles in operational or general management.

Admission to most postgraduate coursework courses at the University of Tasmania require qualifications equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree. Applicants must achieve the required grade in their qualifying studies, meet any prerequisite subjects and the English language requirements to be eligible for an offer.

English Language Requirements

For students who do not meet the English Language Requirement through citizenship or prior studies in English in an approved country, evidence of an approved English language test completed within the last 2 years must be provided. See the English Language Requirements page for more information.

Course Specific Requirements

Entry into the Graduate Certificate in Organisational Resilience degree requires;

  • a bachelor’s degree in any field, or;
  • admission to a Master of Business Administration or equivalent at University of Tasmania or other institutions, or;
  • work experience of at least three years in business continuity management, emergency management, crisis management, protective security, organisational resilience, company directors, HR managers, or other senior roles in operational or general management.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Detailed tuition fee information for domestic students is available at the Domestic Student Fees website, including additional information in relation to a compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

International students

2022 Total Course Fee (international students): $13,500 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $27,000 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

International students

International students are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the annual rate. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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