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Graduate Certificate in

Information Technology and Strategic Management

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Develop the skills and knowledge needed to manage business strategies surrounding the analysis, implantation, and integration of Information and Communication Technologies. Our 12 month course is delivered through a mix of vendor specific, vendor neutral and trainer-developed materials, covering the fundamentals of business analysis, management, and sustainability.

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Students will learn to facilitate business analysis and integrate sustainability in the planning and design of ICT projects. The course will also train them to manage various ICT services; develop cloud computing business strategies; and project and change management skills. Qualified individuals will be able to find opportunities in roles such as an information systems manager, information technology manager, chief information officer, and more.
Course structure

This course uses a blend of vendor specific, vendor neutral, and trainer-developed materials.

The standard course is conducted over a 12 month period; within a self-paced online learning environment. 

Upskilled will gather information about your previous experience and skills, weekly study commitment and online learning experience to provide you with an projected duration for your course based on your individual circumstance. 

Upskilled uses MyUpskilled to manage the delivery and assessment of your course. This means you can learn at your own pace.

Vendor Neutral Courses Upskilled Courses/Workshops
  • Business Analysis Fundamentals 
  • Business Analyst Insights 
  • Management Skills 
  • Leadership Skills 
  • Project Management 
  • ITIL  
  • Sustainability 
  • Up and Running with Google Cloud Platform 
  • JavaScript Essential Training 
  • Change Management 
  • Sustainability Integration 

* Vendor exams are not included in the Upskilled course
Entry requirements

Entry to this qualification is limited to those who:

Have completed a Bachelor degree in related fields of study.


Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in related fields of study and 2 years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.


Three years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level of leadership and management responsibility and/or complexity in an enterprise.

Target audience for this program is existing ICT Managers who wish to further develop, or formalise their skills by gaining a Graduate Certificate in in Information Technology and Strategic Management.  

This program would also suit students wishing to gain entry to a higher-level University in an ICT or Management discipline.

To ensure participants are able to seamlessly access our online learning platform and video content, they will require access to a modern computer with high-speed internet. Participants will also need to possess basic computing skills, and may be required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy skills assessment before enrolment can be confirmed.

Upskilled courses include specialised learning materials, and access to:
  • Upskilled’s fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
  • Student Support services
  • your trainer via the trainer/student messaging system
  • webinars; both live and recorded sessions
  • video content access via:
Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit Transfer
Work experience or formal qualifications you have may count towards your course. If you have previously undertaken study at a recognised institution or have some relevant work experience, you might gain credit towards specific units in a course; shortening the time you have to study. You can send your application for Credit Transfer or RPL during the enrolment process.
Upskilled takes evidence gathered from a variety of sources to deem a student as competent. Assessment processes might include some or all of the following:
  • Recognition of Prior Learning and/or credit transfer
  • summative and formative assignments
  • written reports and/or portfolio assessments
  • scenarios and/or case studies
  • projects
  • written/oral questions
  • regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates, and attendance at monthly webinars as required.


This qualification could give you several career, vendor and/or further study outcomes. After completing this course, you could explore some of the following outcomes.

Career outcomes
University pathways
​This course might include a pathway to university. University pathways are current at the time of publishing but are subject to change.


This qualification consists of the below units of competency. All competencies must be successfully completed to attain the qualification.
Facilitate business analysis

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to direct internal and external information and communications technology (ICT) services within a medium to large organisation.

Manage ICT services

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply the principles of service quality management and to develop a code of practice for information and communications technology (ICT) service management. It applies to individuals who work in senior management positions and manage a wide range of ICT projects, and lead the analysis, implementation and management of emerging, and converging, ICTs as they are integrated into the business process to support organisational strategic goals.

Conduct a business case study for integrating sustainability in ICT planning and design projects

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish a business case to justify innovative implementation of sustainability in information and communications technology (ICT) planning and design projects, including accessing industry information and applying legislative guidelines. It applies to individuals who may be working in a role as a project manager, planner and designer, consultant or contractor and who has responsibility for conducting or managing ICT projects to plan and conduct cost–benefit analysis and return on investment for the implementation of sustainable schemes at the enterprise level.

Develop cloud computing strategies for a business

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop a cloud computing strategy for establishing cloud computing services as a key business enabler. It applies to senior management, including strategic business analysts and chief information officers.

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