Postgraduate Certificate for Human Potential in the Digital Economy

Rethink, recalibrate, react.
Discover what it’s all about:
Next Virtual Open Lab:
17 September 2020 >
Next intake: 3 November 2020

Professional and personal development that equips you for the future

You’ll graduate with a clear understanding of the fundamentals, characteristics, ethics and opportunities of current and future technologies, and of you.

An immersive 32-week programme designed to help you identify how digital technologies are transforming business models and challenging what ‘value’ means.

Next Intake

Cohort3 Commences
3 November 2020

Scholarship application deadline

6 October 2020

Earlybird application deadline

6 October 2020

1. Immersion Phase
16-20hrs per week

Blended learning: one session/ week, 4-8pm and 16hrs independent learning and group projects.

2. Applied Learning Phase 
16-20hrs per week

One session/ month, 4-8pm plus 16hrs independent report research and development where you’ll apply digital solutions to your area of interest.

”Digitisation does not make business less human, it scales up business to reach more humans”

Kate Bruce – PG Cert Human Potential for the Digital Economy student

An investment in yourself

This programme will give you understanding and perspective on where you sit in our disruptive, technology-led world. Experience, combined with foresight, results in long term sustainable outcomes.


$5,980 (incl. GST)

Domestic students only.

Studylink Student Loans are available. Depending on your study history, you may also be eligible for the Government’s Fees Free scheme.

Scholarships available

We have four scholarships for 50% off the full tuition fees for:
Tangata Whenua Scholarship – For learners who identify as Māori
Pacific Ako Scholarship – For learners who identify as Pacific Island descendants

Earlybird discount

25% off the full fees.
Next intake earlybird deadline: 6 October 2020.


A recognised qualification to make a difference

An NZQA- accredited qualification postgraduate programme, level 8 (60 credits).
Tech Futures Lab candidates enrol with our sister company, The Mind Lab, which is approved by NZQA to award this qualification.The Mind Lab is an NZQA registered Tertiary Education Organisation under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. 

Read the education handbook

How to apply

Take the first step forward to your future and apply to enrol in the Postgraduate Certificate in Human Potential with us.

2. Get your documents in order.

Time required: this ones up to you, really depends on your archival approach.
You’ll need photos or scans of the following:

  • Proof of your citizenship or NZ residency i.e. passport, birth certificate or citizenship certificate
  • Your current CV or LinkedIn URL
  • Evidence of your academic record or relevant work or community experience i.e.Official academic record, written reference from a manager/ client, any original work or content you have created e.g. website, portfolio, report.

3. Set up an Enrolment account with Tech Futures Lab.

Time required: Less than 5mins

  • This account is attached to any enrolments you choose to make with Tech Futures Lab, now and in the future.

4. Complete your enrolment application details and upload the required documents.

Time required: 10-20mins

  • You’ll breeze through this if you have all your documentation at the ready

5. Accept our offer of place on the programme.

Time required: 5mins

  • Following the meeting and a review of your documentation, if you meet the entry criteria, we’ll send you an email with an offer of place on the programme. You will need to accept this within a week.

6. Settle your fees account.

Time required: varies depending on your payment method.

  • Accounts do need to be settled before the programme commences.
  • If you’re applying for a scholarship, we’ll get in touch to discuss next steps.

1. Check your eligibility.

Eligibility for admission We value industry and real-world experience as much as an academic record. You don’t need specific technical ability but you must demonstrate a willingness to learn. Places are offered in order of enrolment. The programme is only available to candidates who qualify as domestic students (NZ and Australian citizens and permanent residents). You’ll need one of the following:

  • A recognised bachelor's degree or Level 7 Graduate Diploma (or higher)
  • Relevant professional and/or technical experience that demonstrates an ability and potential to succeed
  • Minimum of two years' work experience OR equivalent professional experience.​​

What’s next?

Sometimes to find what truly matters to you and your future, you need to talk it out.

We’re here to help.

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Tech Futures Lab is an education facility of The Mind Lab, a NZQA registered Tertiary Education Organisation under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. Candidates who are studying on a programme delivered by Tech Futures Lab are enrolled with The Mind Lab.