Specialist Certificate in IT Management (Executive)

Course overview

  • 6 months part time
  • Online
  • Available to domestic and international students


Please note there are no intakes for 2021 and that this course has been suspended for 2022.

Designed for ambitious IT professionals, the Specialist Certificate in IT Management (Executive) will help you rapidly enhance your skills in information systems management and digital business.

As a student, you will be guided to think critically about your industry and examine how to best manage and innovate business processes through information systems. You will gain the strategic expertise to influence decision-making at the most senior levels, and will learn advanced collaborative skills to manage complex teams.

This course is designed to be tailored to your personal career goals. As part of the flexible course structure, you can choose to specialise in two subjects in areas such as IT strategy, enterprise architecture, cybersecurity, or advanced change management.

At the University of Melbourne, you can be confident you are learning about the latest evidence and industry trends from leading practitioners. Delivered 100% online, this course allows you to fit part-time study into your already busy schedule.

Who should apply?

This course will allow you to sharpen your IT management knowledge and focus on areas that will help take your career to the next level.

International students are welcome to study this course. However, please note that this course is not available to international students who require a student visa to study in Australia as it does not meet the onshore study requirements and it is not registered with CRICOS.


This course is part of a study pathway. After completing the Specialist Certificate, you may wish to extend your knowledge and progress to the:

Alternatively, you can enrol in these higher degrees, and exit early with the Specialist Certificate.