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MICROCREDENTIAL

Dynamic Managerial Capability

Future proof your managerial practice with this dynamic management short course and prepare to lead in volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environments.

About this microcredential

COVID-19 has shifted the way we do business. This short course will demonstrate the difference between ordinary and dynamic management skills, equipping you with the professional capabilities required to lead through change. You’ll explore the significance, importance and impact of dynamic management approaches, learning to guide teams and organisations through volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous situations.

Key benefits of this microcredential

In this microcredential you will:

  • Make strategic managerial decisions
  • Deliver improved organisational performance
  • Design and assess dynamic management capability metrics
  • Respond proactively to future challenges
  • Make policy changes within tight time constraints.

This microcredential aligns with the 3 credit point subject, How to Measure and Manage your Organisation’s Capabilities During Turbulent Times (21894) in the Master of Business Administration.

This microcredential may qualify for recognition of prior learning at this and other institutions.

Who should do this microcredential?

This microcredential is suitable for business leaders, managers and other professionals seeking to transform their managerial practice. These include, but aren’t limited to:

  • Government policy officers, researchers and advisors
  • Organisational managers
  • Human resources professionals
  • Sustainability professionals
  • Aspiring change-makers.

Price

Full price: $2,988 (GST free)*

Special price: $2,391 (GST free)* Special price offer ends one month before the course commences. 

*Price subject to change. Please check price at time of purchase.

Discounts are available for this course. For further details and to verify if you qualify, please check the Discounts section under Additional course information.  

Enrolment conditions

COVID-19 response 

Additional course information

Course outline

This course is structured into three modules. The modules will cover the following topics:

  • Appraise the Australian business landscape and strategic perspective of ‘Management Capabilities’ in the VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) environment
  • Understand the relationship between management practices and firm performance using the world management survey and the Australian Management and Organisational Practices Survey
  • Distinguish between ‘Ordinary’ and ‘Dynamic’ management capabilities and understand the role of a manager in this context
  • Learn to design an assessment tool for a firms’ dynamic management capabilities based on its strategic intent
  • Challenges and Policy Implications for firms, industry and governments.

Course learning objectives

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Synthesise case studies and scenarios and demonstrate the application of theoretical concepts on management capabilities in practise
  • Scope and depth of the analysis of the ‘ordinary management capabilities and ‘dynamic management capabilities’ of the firm in light of the strategic intent (in report firm and e-presentation).
  • Design of the evaluation tool for a company’s overall management and organisational capabilities based on the strategic intent, and self-assessment of managers own dynamic capabilities.
  • Identification of the challenges and policy implications imposed by ‘dynamic management capabilities’ and ‘dynamic managerial capabilities’ on human capital, firm performance and economic growth.

Assessment

In order to pass this course, participants must complete both assessment tasks and achieve an overall mark of 50 and above (minimum Pass). The weighting for each assessment task is indicated in brackets.

Assessment task 1: Online Tasks Participation and Quizzes - Individual (Weight: 40%)

Online Tasks Participation 20%

Quizzes 20%

The online applied short task will be worth 20% graded on the following two criteria:

  • Synthesise the real case and demonstrate application of theoretical concepts on management capabilities in practice
  • Critique on the case and suggest optional scenarios of what could have been alternatively done and why?

The quiz will be worth 20% and is graded on the following two criteria:

  • Accuracy of multiple-choice answers
  • Quality of analysis for answers to short-answer questions

Assessment task 2: Assignment -Individual (Weight: 60%)

Assignment 50%

Presentation 50%

Length of the assignment: The expected length of the report is 3000 words excluding the cover sheet, references, appendices and the survey instrument.

Online presentation: Roughly 6 PowerPoint slides and 15 minutes in duration.

Students will produce a written report detailing their findings, which will be graded according to the following criteria:

  • Scope and depth of the analysis of the ‘ordinary management capabilities and ‘dynamic management capabilities’ of the firm in light of the strategic intent (in report firm and e-presentation).
  • Design of the evaluation tool for a company’s overall management and organisational capabilities based on the strategic intent, and self-assessment of managers own dynamic capabilities.
  • Identification of the challenges and policy implications imposed by ‘dynamic management capabilities’ and ‘dynamic managerial capabilities’ on human capital, firm performance and economic growth.

Participant requirements and equipment

To complete this online course, you will need a personal computer with adequate internet access and sufficient software and bandwidth to support web conferencing. You will also require an operating system with a web browser compatible with Canvas, Zoom and Microsoft Teams.

Contact information

$2,391.00

START DATE

04 July

MODE

Online

DURATION

7 wks

COMMITMENT

Avg 10 hrs p/w

Lead Academic

Dr. Mile Katic

Dr. Mile Katic
Facilitator

Dr. Mile Katic is a multi-disciplinary management scholar with expertise that spans the likes of technology and innovation management, operations management as well as strategic management. With professional experience in the Australian manufacturing industry, Mile is particularly interested in boundary-spanning research that helps transfer leading edge management theory into practical know-how.

Mile has collaborated with various government agencies as well as other universities to deliver practice-centred research concerning Australian management capabilities, the nexus between strategic management and technology convergence and, more recently, strategic decision making under uncertainty.

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Professor Renu Agarwal

Professor Renu Agarwal
Lead Academic

Dr Renu Agarwal is a Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management, and as Research Director of Management Practices Projects, she provides leadership in service value networks, supply chain management, service innovation, dynamic capability building and management practices, and their impact on innovation and productivity.

In her latest research, she is exploring the impact of Management practices - both ordinary and dynamic capabilities, on productivity, export, innovation and employment growth, especially during a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous operating business environment.

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Book a session

Mon 04 Jul 2022 -
Sun 21 Aug 2022
Expert: Dr. Mile Katic, Professor Renu Agarwal
  • Online learning will be conducted via UTS Open Canvas LMS and Zoom. Supporting learning recordings will be available for registered participants.
  • Online
  • 4 sessions, 4 hours total

Self-managed enrolments close at 6.59pm Monday 04 July. If you anticipate a late enrolment, please email business.micros@uts.edu.au.

Mon 29 Aug 2022 -
Sun 16 Oct 2022
Expert: Dr. Mile Katic, Professor Renu Agarwal
  • Online learning will be conducted via UTS Open Canvas LMS and Zoom. Supporting learning recordings will be available for registered participants.
  • Online
  • 4 sessions, 4 hours total

Self-managed enrolments close at 6.59pm Monday 29 August 2022. If you anticipate a late enrolment, please email business.micros@uts.edu.au.

Mon 24 Oct 2022 -
Sun 11 Dec 2022
Expert: Dr. Mile Katic, Professor Renu Agarwal
  • Online learning will be conducted via UTS Open Canvas LMS and Zoom. Supporting learning recordings will be available for registered participants.
  • Online
  • 4 sessions, 4 hours total

Self-managed enrolments close at 6.59pm Monday 24 October. If you anticipate a late enrolment, please email business.micros@uts.edu.au.

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