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In our shifting world of work, the capacity to adapt to technological and social disruption is more important than ever.
This Melbourne MicroCert is ideal for professionals of any sector who want to future-proof their careers and increase their adaptability within our era of rapid technological change.
Explore individual and career adaptability
Gain an accessible introduction to theories of individual and career adaptability, including the concept of adaptability quotient. Use these theories to reflect upon your own capacity to adapt and consider how they apply to your career cycle.
Analyse the gendered nature of workplace disruptions
Examine the impacts of digital disruption and advances in technology such as automation and AI. Consider the impacts of societal and workplace disruptions, and analyse them through a gendered lens.
Adopt an agile learning mindset
Explore the benefits of an agile learning mindset. Learn how to adopt and maintain this kind of thinking within the context of disruption and transformation.
Develop your own capacity to adapt to the future workplace
Apply adaptability theories to your own industry and career trajectory. Consider how adaptability can be applied to key disruptions and challenges in the future workplace and how to strengthen your own capacity to adapt throughout your career.
Who you will learn from
Learn from skilled academic and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.
Associate Professor Leah Ruppanner
Associate Professor of Sociology, and Co-director of The Policy Lab
Leah is a quantitative methodologist whose research focuses on the impact of gender equality and family policy on individuals’ lives through analysis of large cross-national data. Her research has been published in top-tier sociology journals and featured in Slate, The Guardian, The New York Times, The Conversation, and The Age. She is also a Research Fellow at the ARC Centre for Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course.
Lía Acosta Rueda
Project Manager, The Policy Lab
Lía is an economist with expertise in public policy, gender, and monitoring and evaluation. Prior to joining the Policy Lab, Lía provided technical assistance for the design of impact evaluations of social policies in Mexico.
Project Manager, The Policy Lab
Sophie is an anthropologist with an interest in gender, politics and the media. She works across various social and gender equality projects, including currently working on evaluating equal opportunity policies of local government and researching barriers to women’s representation.
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To take Adaptability for Artificial Intelligence as a stand-alone Melbourne MicroCert, you'll pay the normal course price.
$1190.00 AUD (inc GST)
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