Graduate Certificate in IT and Strategic Management




49 weeks including term breaks

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In this course students will learn how to support organisational strategic goals by leading the analysis, implementation and management of converging and emerging Information and communication technologies (ICT) into the business processes.

In Australia, students successfully graduating from this qualification may receive a median salary of approx. $46,300 per year.

Course Overview

This course may involve writing high-level strategic plans, assigning roles to internal/external team members, liaising with stakeholders, identifying and controlling risks, planning, prioritising, implementing and monitoring ICT business requirements.

Entry requirements

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry, Although, It is highly recommended that the student:

  • have satisfactory numeracy and literacy capabilities
  • are mature age
  • Must have worked in the IT industry
  • Worked as part of a team on Projects
What you'll learn

To complete this qualification you will need to complete:

A total number of units: 4

  • 1 core unit
  • 3 electives

Mandatory Units:

ICTICT809 – Facilitate business analysis

Suggested Elective Units

BSBLDR803 – Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationships
ICTICT801 – Lead research into identifying new marketplace opportunities
ICTICT802 – Direct ICT services
ICTICT803 – Endorse business plan components for a new initiative
ICTICT807 – Direct research and business response to new ICT technology
ICTICT811 – Manage an information architecture project
ICTICT813 – Manage ICT services
ICTICT814 – Develop cloud computing strategies for a business
ICTSUS802 – Conduct a business case study for integrating sustainability in ICT planning and design projects

Teaching and assessment

Timetable:  Tuesdays & Wednesdays + Online content (The timetable for future intakes may differ to the current schedule.

Delivery Method: is a combination classroom delivery (face-to-face). Competencies will be assessed by theory tests, practical tasks and project work.

Delivery Location: Course is delivered on-site at our Brisbane Campus: 21 Parkview Street, Milton, QLD.

Industry Placements: Students are encouraged to seek industry workplace experience to gain the maximum benefit from the course. The greater the practice of skills, the higher the skill levels the student will achieve and the more likely the student will not only meet but exceed the learning outcomes.


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For each unit, candidates will be given the option to demonstrate competency through a combination of any of the following:

  • A Portfolio of Evidence which includes:
    – Prior Qualifications (accredited and non-accredited)
    – Employment History (detailed, positions, performance, appraisals)
    – Work samples and other relevant documents (photos, videos, etc.)
    – References and testimonials from verifiable sources
    – Journals and publications
  • Practical testing in the workshop/classroom
  • Written/Verbal Testing

Apply for RPL or for Credit Transfer for discounted fees and reduced study duration.

Career Pathways

This qualification provides skills and knowledge for individuals to lead the analysis, implementation and management of emerging and converging information and communication technologies as they are integrated into the business process to support organisational strategic goals.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Information Systems Manager
  • Information Technology Director
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Senior Infrastructure Delivery Manager
  • Information Technology Manager
  • Service Delivery Manager
  • Support Network
  • Operations Analyst
  • Administrator or Coordinator Network Security
  • Administrator or Coordinator Network E-Business.
Fees and funding

Fees: AUD $ 12,000.00 -no hidden fee

The tuition fees as published are subject to change annually given individual circumstances at enrolment and a number of other factors.

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full fee of a course upfront you might be eligible for a payment plan. This allows you to pay for your course either per semester or in monthly installments.

Intake Dates: There are 4 intake dates in a year: Jan-Feb, April-May, July & September-October

Fee reduction applies for: Credit Transfer, RPL

How to apply

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Fill out an application above or see our How to Apply section for further guidance.

If you require assistance, our dedicated student advisors can help you with any questions you have about the application and enrolment process.

Students are advised to make an appointment to speak to a career counselor for advice on programs, learning pathways and career outcomes.

Professional accreditation and recognition

On successful completion of this course including competence in all assessment requirements , you will be awarded the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology and Strategic Management.  This qualification is recognized nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Check the

Additional information

What Kind Of Student Are You?

You're a local student if you are:
  • a citizen of Australia or New Zealand or
  • an Australian permanent resident
You're an international student if you are:
  • intending to study on a student visa, or
  • an Australian permanent resident
  • not an Australian permanent resident or
  • a temporary resident of Australia
You're a working professional if you are:
  • currently working in Australia or Internationally
  • able to provide sufficient work evidence to obtain a qualification
  • willing to expand your future job prospects

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