The Postgraduate Certificate in
Human Potential for the Digital Economy
Big questions need
This course explores the big vision and locks it in with your purpose. Across four key areas, you’ll develop a holistic approach to developing Human Potential in the Digital Economy.
Identify, contextualise and leverage emerging trends in an ever changing environment with the skills of Future Insight. Develop the skills to address the impacts of new business models in Digitalisation and Adaptation. Understand how Contemporary Organisational Ecosystems enable nimble responses to change and allow for constant recalibration without having to adhere to cumbersome linear processes. Deep-dive into Human Potential and the leadership approaches to enhance collaboration, agility and purpose. A fully online option is available, so you can learn from anywhere.
Confidence as a leader - at whatever level - hinges on the ability to navigate through change and disruption. In this course, you’ll learn how to develop ideas that put humanity at the heart of everything you do and allow for creative responses to humanity’s needs in a digital context.
Move yourself into a position of influence to lead change for a positive future with the Postgraduate Certificate in Human Potential for the Digital Economy.
We’re in an era of constant change and disruption. It may not be wholly evident in your workplace, your community or your personal life, but the shift to a new paradigm for all of us is on the way. At the global level, big challenging questions are being asked. About our economic frameworks, our relationship and role with Mother Earth, our consumption and consumerism habits, our societal structures and what role technology plays in all of this.
We want to make sure that we’re all ready for the shift. That we’ve shaken off the old way of doing things and we’re working and living in a way that really brings success for humanity.
Now is the time to regenerate your way of thinking, being and doing. To lead the change.
The Postgraduate Certificate in Human Potential for the Digital Economy will equip you with the know-how to sense and identify these emerging trends and ideas; harness the energy that change creates across your workplace and your community; amplify it with technology; and balance it with your values to shape it into something that brings purpose to you.
Go from where you are now, to where you want to be.
Develop deeper knowledge about the forces shaping our work and lives, in a global and NZ context;
Develop innovative digital solutions and strategies for the workplace;
Understand how to use insight and foresight for planning and to create a new lens to the world;
Understand the convergence of technology and the rise of cross-disciplinary roles;
Manage and curate your personal career journey.
Lead and implement change initiatives that respond to contemporary challenge.
Develop tools and techniques that can be applied to solve complex problems;
Part-time: 32 weeks fully online
Phase 1 (week 1 - 16)
Tuesdays 4pm - 8pm + 16 hrs/week independent study
Phase 2 (week 17 - 32)
Tuesdays 4pm - 5.30 pm + 16 hrs/week independent study
Postgraduate, Level 8, 60 credits
Next start dates
Tuesday 9 Jun 2020
Tuesday 3 November 2020
Application close date
Friday 5 Jun 2020 (for Jun 9 2020 start)
Delivered fully online using leading communication and collaboration tools
Our Postgraduate Certificate is split into two key phases.
Sense and synthesise
Introduction to and immersion in disruptive technology, creative systems thinking, evaluation, properties of change and embedding learning in the context of Kaupapa Maori values.
Analyse and Develop
Build on knowledge and competency gained in the first phase to explore strategies
Assessments, reports and a case study provide the opportunity to explore impact in the digital economy and the potential to thrive in complex and constantly evolving environments.
Fees and requirements
2020 fees: $5,980 (incl. GST)
StudyLink Student Loans are available. Depending on your study history, you may also be eligible for the Government's 'Fees Free' scheme. Contact us for more information.
Programme start dates
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Designed for professionals, but suitable for anyone looking to drive positive change.
We value industry and real-world experience as highly as an academic record. You'll need to provide a personal statement of intent - you can do this via letter or video.
A recognised bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years' work experience OR equivalent professional experience.
Qualify as domestic student (NZ and Australian citizens and permanent residents).
Where could this programme take you?
Upon completion of the course, you’ll have a recognised NZQA, level 8 Postgraduate Certificate. You’ll earn 60 credits by completing the certificate and you can cross-credit 30 credits to our Masters’ of Technological Futures course if you want to take your journey of discovery further.
Research shows that there will be 200,000 new jobs created in Auckland over the next decade. This growth and the changing requirements in existing roles, mean courses like the new Postgraduate Certificate in Human Potential for the Digital Economy are a great option for Auckland’s businesses and people to keep their skills up to date.
Auckland’s Economic Development Agency (ATEED)