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Graduate Certificate in Information Technology and Strategic Management

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Certificate

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    8 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Upskilled (RTO 40374)

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

What you'll learn

About this course

Equip yourself with the specialist skills needed to move into senior IT management roles and captain convergent technology by studying this online Graduate Certificate in Information Technology and Strategic Management (ICT80115) course. Delivered by Upskilled, who is a program member of the Microsoft IT Academy, the course is a proven training ground for ambitious IT professionals keen to make the leap into senior management.

It uses a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral and Upskilled workshops to ensure your training encompasses the full breadth of knowledge required of any effective ICT practitioner. The course will build upon your foundational knowledge of ICT systems, and specialise your skills in strategic management - an increasingly in-demand branch of IT. Through online workshops and lectures you'll learn how to conduct business analyses, manage IT services using the ITIL framework, integrate sustainability protocols and develop cloud computing strategies to help your organisation maximise efficiency.


There are no formal prerequisites for this course, however students will benefit from having:

  • Successfully completed any ICT diploma or advanced diploma; OR
  • Experience working in senior IT and systems roles including analyst or designer

Areas of study

Subjects you may study include:

  • Facilitate business analysis
  • Manage ICT services
  • Conduct a business case study for integrating sustainability in ICT planning and design projects
  • Develop cloud computing strategies for a business

Upskilled may make changes to this course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or meet other regulatory requirements.

Upskilled is a leading Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that delivers innovative, effective and efficient vocational education, training and short courses for working professionals, job seekers and school leavers. As one of the largest RTOs in Australia, Upskilled partners with businesses and career-minded individuals to achieve amazing outcomes. Choose from over 100 qualifications across more than 20 disciplines and start chasing your dream career today. With Upskilled, you're qualifying for tomorrow!
As a student of Upskilled you will have access to continued support, advice and guidance from your online trainer via phone or email. Your trainer will give you valuable feedback on your assessments and help you with your course material. Additional support with your study is also available during out-of-work hours via phone or Skype.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Graduate Certificate in Information Technology and Strategic Management (ICT80115) from Upskilled.

Curious about where a career in IT could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • IT Manager
  • Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • Information Systems Manager
  • IT Director
  • Senior Infrastructure Delivery Manager
  • Service Delivery Manager

Payment options & support

Finance options

Upskilled offers a choice of two convenient payment options to help make studying more affordable:

Option 1 - Save 15% when you pay upfront
Total course cost: $7,725

Option 2 - 24-month interest free payment plan.
No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months. Get started for just $88 a week!

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