Online Graduate Certificate in Digital Transformation

Online Graduate Certificate in Digital Transformation

POSTGRADUATE

Accelerate your career with the practical and technical skills to lead a successful digital transformation. 

Student type:
Mode of study:
Online
Entry score:

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Duration:
Full time 9 months
Part-time 1 year
Fees:

AU$3,840 per course (2022)

Next intake:
January, April, July, October
Location:
Online
Mode of study:
Online
Entry score:

See admissions

Duration:
Full time 9 months
Part-time 1 year
Fees:

AU$3,840 per course (2022)

Next intake:
January, April, July, October
Location:
Online

Overview

Digital transformation is becoming increasingly important for companies looking to respond to changing market conditions and technological disruption.

It focuses on leveraging technology to reimagine a business' strategy, people, and processes to deliver improved customer and business outcomes.

Designed to address the current skills gap preventing businesses’ ability to digitally transform, our Graduate Certificate in Digital Transformation will help you:

  • Develop digital, customer-first strategies
  • Redesign business and operating models
  • Identify digital transformation initiatives and assess return on investment
  • Define the people, process and technology capabilities required to undertake transformation
  • Understand how to successfully execute transformation
  • Turn data and analytics into insights to drive decision making
  • Build soft skills for modern businesses like digital leadership, culture change, and agile teamwork.

Australian Student Visas

RMIT's online Graduate Certificate does not meet Australian student visa requirements. For an Australian student visa, you must have an on-campus place in a program of study.

Details

Gain job-ready skills and be able to make an immediate impact within your organisation.

The Graduate Certificate of Digital Transformation provides a comprehensive end-to-end view of the skills required to critically evaluate your business and lead a digital transformation.

With a strong focus on governance frameworks and data-driven insights, this course will help you learn how to maximise your company's return on investment by redefining its people, processes, and technological capabilities.

Learning outcomes for this course include:

  • Develop digital transformation strategies that incorporate emerging technology to identify new avenues of business value
  • Evaluate organisational readiness for digital transformation and identify capability, culture or operational gaps and opportunities
  • Formulate business initiatives using insights drawn from multiple internal and external sources
  • Enable effective digital transformation through clear articulation of benefits, plans, requirements and metrics
  • Foster organisational cultures and team cultures that embrace digital change.

Ideal for mid-senior managers and consultants with some exposure to digital transformations, our project-based assessments mean you’ll create projects for real-world business scenarios.

Being 100% online, you'll get 24/7 on-demand access to the course content, ensuring you don’t have to reduce your work or compromise your lifestyle. Plus, you’ll graduate with a globally recognised postgraduate qualification.

RMIT has a range of longstanding links with industry through our Industry Advisory Committees (IACs) and through research projects, consulting, and industry-sponsored design projects.

Membership of these committees includes industry executives and past graduates from the school. Their involvement ensures that our courses remain relevant to your needs as a graduate and to the needs of graduate employers, and the changing needs of industry.

Students can expect 10-12 hours study per week per subject.

This Graduate Certificate comprises three core subjects, and the choice of one Future Skills elective bundle.

Digital Transformation Strategy and Governance

This subject lays down the strategy and governance groundwork required for a digital transformation:

  • Identify opportunities for digital transformation and develop innovative and compelling strategies
  • Explore digital business and operating models including governance structures
  • Uncover how emerging technologies will create business value
  • Apply key frameworks around organisational strategy, transformation management, and organisational theory

Digital Transformation Enablers

This subject interrogates the fundamental enablers required to successfully undertake digital transformation:

  • Develop the mindset, organisational culture and team to embrace and drive change
  • Make data-driven decisions from generated insights and identify valuable data sources
  • Explore how technology can facilitate personalised experience, processes, and products
  • Understand frameworks around change theory, organisational culture, business analytics, technology strategy, and data visualisation.

Digital Transformation Execution

This subject addresses how to execute a transformation on an initiative level:

  • Understand how capability, communication and operational challenges often leads to transformation failure
  • Explore how to mitigate transformation challenges and sell your vision by developing key artefacts such as business cases, budgets, and initiative roadmaps
  • Comprehend the key theories and frameworks around effective communication, project evaluation, cost and benefit analysis, and project management.

Future Skills bundle

For this subject, you'll choose from one of the following Future Skills bundles:

  • Digital Leadership + Digital Delivery with Agile
  • Digital Leadership + Customer Experience Strategy and Design
  • Cyber Security Risk and Strategy + Developing Blockchain Strategy
  • Cyber Security Risk and Strategy + Developing AI Strategy.

For more information about these courses, download our program brochure.

Career

As a graduate of this course, you'll be equipped with the skills, knowledge, and capabilities to lead a successful digital transformation.

Having focussed on governance frameworks and data-driven insights, you will be able to to maximise your organisation’s return on investment by redefining its people, processes, and technological capabilities.

Admissions

An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent, or higher level qualification in a related field (business or IT related) from a recognised tertiary institution. You may also be considered for the graduate certificate if you have a minimum 5-year full-time related (business or IT related) work experience. Applicants will need to submit a CV. 

International students are required to provide current evidence of English language proficiency for admission to RMIT University. You can provide your results from one of these three options:

  • An accepted English language proficiency test, or
  • An accepted English language provider, or
  • A recognised Australian or international qualification.

For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT, visit the English language requirements and equivalency information.

Fees

2022 tuition fees:

  • AU$3,840 per course
  • Total AU$15,360 for four courses.

Fees apply to 2022 only.

Fees are adjusted on an annual basis and these fees should only be used as a guide.

In addition to tuition fees, you will be charged an annual student services and amenities fee (SSAF) based on your enrolment load, which is used to maintain and enhance services and amenities that improve your experience as an RMIT student. Eligible local students can apply for an SA-HELP loan to defer payment of their SSAF.

For more information about calculating your actual SSAF see Paying SSAF.

Some students may be eligible to apply to defer payment of some or all of their tuition fees via the Commonwealth Government’s FEE-HELP loan scheme. 

Visit our HELP loans page for lots of useful information about eligibility, how to apply and payment. You can apply for FEE-HELP once you have enrolled in a program.

HELP loans are not available to international students.

2022 tuition fees:

  • AU$3,840 per course
  • Total AU$15,360 for four courses.

Fees apply to 2022 only.

Fees are adjusted on an annual basis and these fees should only be used as a guide.

In addition to tuition fees, you will be charged an annual student services and amenities fee (SSAF) based on your enrolment load, which is used to maintain and enhance services and amenities that improve your experience as an RMIT student. Eligible local students can apply for an SA-HELP loan to defer payment of their SSAF.

For more information about calculating your actual SSAF see Paying SSAF.

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.