The Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management is aimed at management practitioners and recent graduates (domestic and international) wishing to undertake a comprehensive programme of study in order to upgrade their qualifications and extend their management knowledge and skills with the objective of obtaining employment or advancing their careers. Public and private sector organisations employing graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management will benefit from the broad knowledge and skill set (including problem-solving and team work) that the graduates have acquired during their programme of study.
International trends are for employers to reward postgraduate study well, especially in larger enterprises. The skills you learn are increasingly recognised as setting you apart from other potential employees. Possible employment in the private or public sector include strategic management and planning, change management, human resources management, marketing management, management and research. Possible employment in the private or public sector include strategic management and planning, change management, human resources management, marketing management, management and research.
Graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management will be able to:
Show evidence of advanced knowledge about specialist areas of management
Learn independently and recognise the importance of continued learning
Engage in rigorous intellectual analysis, criticism and problem-solving
Recognise, evaluate and address management-related ethical issues
Work effectively in teams and take on leadership roles as needed
Apply acquired knowledge and skills in practical situations
Communicate effectively (orally, visually and in writing)
Analyse and critique management research literature
Successful completion of this Postgraduate Diploma provides a pathway into SIT's Master of Applied Management programme.