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What you will learn

Gain contemporary skills and knowledge for your job now.

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.

Professor Leah Ruppanner

Professor of Sociology, and director of The Future of Work 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

Research coordinator, The Future of Work Lab

Lía is an economist with expertise in public policy, gender, and monitoring and evaluation. Prior to joining the Future of Work Lab, Lía provided technical assistance for the design of impact evaluations of social policies in Mexico.

Sophie Squires

Research coordinator, The Future of Work 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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For individuals

To take Adaptability for Artificial Intelligence as a stand-alone Melbourne MicroCert, you'll pay the normal course price.

$1190.00 AUD (inc GST)

Please contact Student Support to discuss discounts and payment options for University of Melbourne staff or alumni, or to pay by invoice.

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Registration closes Jul 17, 2022

For teams

If you have three or more team members who are keen to upskill with Adaptability for Artificial Intelligence, get in touch to discuss pricing. For large groups, we can also deliver and contextualise this course exclusively for your organisation.

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