In this era of rapid change, navigating the shifts and remaining current can be challenging. To influence the direction of our careers now requires a deeper understanding of the inner workings of the digital economy. Tilt your perspective and get the new knowledge needed to be a part of the future of work.
An immersive 32-week programme designed by professionals, for professionals. It will help you identify how digital technologies and societal shifts are transforming business models and changing what ‘value’ means. You will:
Develop in-depth knowledge of technologies and learn how to leverage high-impact scalable solutions in your life and career
Gain a perspective on where your values connect in relationship to emerging technologies and new business models
Learn new approaches to respond to emerging business challenges and broader societal changes
Have confidence to shape your world and connect with like-minded professionals who are equally committed to shaping the future
Your experience combined with foresight will result in long term sustainable outcomes, for you and in what you do.
"it’s helped me make measured and educated steps about where I want to go in my career and ethically what I believe. Now, I can ask the right questions of businesses or groups or communities and understand what the bigger picture is... and if I agree with it or not."
Cushla Henry, Zuru, graduate of the Postgraduate Certificate in Human Potential for the Digital Economy
What you’ll gain
In-depth knowledge of the forces shaping our work and lives, in a global and NZ context.
Practical skills using insight and foresight to plan amid constant change.
Capabilities to create, lead and implement innovative digital strategies for the workplace.
Tools and techniques that can be applied to solve complex problems.
Who is this programme for?
The Postgraduate Certificate in Human Potential for the Digital Economy is for professionals and big thinkers who want to stimulate and energise their outlook for the future. It’s both personal and professional development designed to give you the tools, knowledge and confidence to take full advantage of what the digital economy offers in a way that is meaningful and purpose-driven.
This programme is for you if you:
See potential for reinvention in your workplace or industry and want to play a strategic role in that change
Recognise new leadership skills are required to support people through transformational shifts
See the need for greater collaboration and partnerships in business
Want to leverage technologies to realise human potential
The Postgraduate Certificate in Human Potential for the Digital Economy will develop transferable skills critical to a changing business landscape.
This programme is available to study part-time only and is delivered in a Blended Learning model with weekly live-online class sessions and four full-day workshops over the course of the programme. See the Key Dates section below for more detail.
A total time commitment of 16-20 hours per week comprising:
2 hour weekly live-online sessions (except for weeks with full-day workshop)
14-18 hours of self-directed independent study
The four full-day face-to-face workshops will be held on-site at Tech Futures Lab, 99 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton, Auckland.
We’ve gathered together some of the best technologists, educators, researchers, and thinkers in Aotearoa New Zealand to facilitate and amplify a learning environment with strategies and applications for disruptive change. Together, they bring their enthusiasm, energy, and experience in creating a prosperous future that benefits and sustains us both socially and environmentally.
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