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Complex problem-solving has been identified as one of the top three future of work skills. This highly interactive microcredential will prepare you to become a structured thinker and planner who can design, develop and apply solutions to wicked challenges.
Under the guidance of world-leading academics in the UTS Business School, you’ll learn to use the transdisciplinary problem-solving tools and techniques employed by the world’s top management consultancies including McKinsey, BCG and Bain. You’ll explore the fundamental concepts of structured thinking and planning and the biases that impede effective decision making, gaining the skills to construct structured narratives that provide a blueprint for success.
By the end of the course, you’ll be ready to develop realistic and achievable solutions within any workplace environment.
Upon successful completion of this microcredential, you will be able to:
This microcredential aligns with the 3 credit point subject, Sustainable Finance (25899) in the Master of Finance. This microcredential may qualify for recognition of prior learning at this and other institutions.
This microcredential is suitable for professionals looking to enhance their knowledge & skills in financial management.
Full price: $2,570 (GST free)*
*Price subject to change. Please check the price at the 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.
Assessment task 1: Quizzes Weighting 35%
Assessment task 2: Assignment Weighting 65%
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.
To complete this online course you will need a personal computer with reliable Internet access and an operating system with a web browser compatible with the Canvas LMS.
Kylie-Anne Richards is an academic at the University of Technology Sydney with research and teaching interests in sustainable finance, green finance, ESG and high-frequency finance. Kylie-Anne has developed and lectures the Sustainable Finance subjects offered in the Master of Finance, MBA, Executive MBA, Master of Financial Planning and Microcredential suite. She is an internationally published academic with papers appearing in ‘International Journal of Financial Engineering’, ‘Statistical Inference for Stochastic Processes’, among others.
Kylie-Anne is the Deputy Chief Investment Officer and leads the implementation of responsible investment practices at Fortlake. Kylie-Anne is also a member of the Fortlake Asset Management Board and a board member of IAM Funds.
Kylie-Anne has extensive industry experience both domestically and overseas, having worked at Macquarie Group in Hong Kong as Head of Financial Engineering for the Asia Pacific. Subsequently, Head of Indexation and Quantitative Trading Research at CLSA in Sydney. Most recently she held the position of Director, Portfolio Manager at QTR Capital, a proprietary trading business, which was active in trading MSCI Global Index rebalances in developed markets globally and depository receipt arbitrage in Australia and the USA.
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