Highlights

  • Designed to meet the needs of the current industry professional seeking to effectively manage business processes in their organisations.
  • Develop the skills and knowledge to operationalise business strategy and increase business performance.
  • Research findings and industry developments directly inform our content, thanks to our own research and our strong industry connections in Business Process Management.
  • Offered on-campus.
  • This course will suit you if you hold an undergraduate degree in either information technology or business.

Highlights

  • Designed to meet the needs of the current industry professional seeking to effectively manage business processes in their organisations.
  • Develop the skills and knowledge to operationalise business strategy and increase business performance.
  • Research findings and industry developments directly inform our content, thanks to our own research and our strong industry connections in Business Process Management.
  • Offered on-campus.
  • This course will suit you if you hold an undergraduate degree in either information technology or business.

Why choose this course?

QUT’s outstanding research credibility in BPM continually influences the design of our BPM programs. The core content of this course rests upon solid foundations of the BPM discipline, while being informed by the latest research and technology advances of QUT’s BPM discipline and partner universities, as well as the latest industry developments and trends, acquired through the teaching staff's international industry network.

You will develop the necessary skills, knowledge and values to manage business activities through innovative and evidence-based business process management practices, giving you the opportunity to enhance the business practices of your organisation.

The electives of the Graduate Certificate in BPM expand upon the two discipline areas of operational BPM and enterprise BPM, offer you the possibility to apply your learnings via a dedicated workplace-based project.

 

Real-world learning

QUT's Business Process Management course is widely acknowledged as having strong links to industry. Throughout your studies, you will:

  • explore case study-based projects to solve complex BPM problems that are inspired by real-world scenarios, crafted in collaboration with our industry partners
  • solve a workplace-based project, applying your specialised BPM knowledge holistically, to solve a concrete problem that is relevant to your profession
  • work collaboratively in teams while exercising self-reflection and accountability for personal gains
  • be exposed to state-of-the-art software and technology, as is used in the workplace and in research to complete process modelling, analysis and monitoring tasks
  • cover relevant contemporary BPM and interpersonal capabilities necessary for you to move into senior professional positions. 

This course will be delivered on campus, face-to-face, with blended learning in selected units.

What to expect

The Graduate Certificate in Business Process Management (BPM) has been specifically conceived to meet the expressed needs of industry professionals.  It will provide you with the skills and knowledge to effectively manage business processes in your organisations, to operationalise business strategy and increase business performance.

Corporate group enrolments

This course is also available for groups of students who are sponsored by their employer. Contact the Science and Engineering Faculty for more information about corporate group enrolments.

Alternative study option

Content from this Graduate Certificate is also taught in an online, self-paced MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). Complete the MOOC and pass the paid assessment to articulate into the Graduate Certificate. Find out more about QUT's Open and Online Learning programs.

Careers and outcomes

Careers and outcomes

QUT's Graduate Certificate in Business Process Management will develop the skills of business and IT professionals and provide opportunities to be eligible for roles such as Process Analyst, Process Architect, Business Analyst, BPM Methodologist and BPM Consultant.

Professional recognition

This course provides a pathway to follow on with a Master degree in Business Process Management or Information Technology.

Possible careers

  • Business Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Operations Manager
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Manager
  • Systems Programmer

Details and units

To be eligible for the Graduate Certificate in Business Process Management:

  • students are required to complete 48 credit points of units.
  • students must complete two core BPM units (24 credit points)
  • students must take two units (24 credit points) of electives from the list of approved elective units provided.

To be eligible for the Graduate Certificate in Business Process Management:

  • students are required to complete 48 credit points of units.
  • students must complete two core BPM units (24 credit points)
  • students must take two units (24 credit points) of electives from the list of approved elective units provided.

Requirements

Course code
IN25
Campus
  • Gardens Point
Campus
  • Gardens Point
Duration
1 years part-time

The part-time (onshore) study option is only available to non-student visa holders with a visa that permits study.

Duration
1 years part-time
The part-time (onshore) study option is only available to non-student visa holders with a visa that permits study.

The part-time (onshore) study option is only available to non-student visa holders with a visa that permits study.

Entry
February
Entry
February

Academic entry requirements

  • A completed recognised bachelor degree in the field of information technology or business; or

  • A completed recognised bachelor degree (or higher award) in any discipline plus five years industry experience in business, information technology or business process management.

Minimum academic requirements

A completed recognised bachelor degree in information technology or business or in discipline with at least three years (full-time) work experience in the information technology (IT) field or business or business process management.

You must provide a detailed curriculum vitae and employer statements with your application. These must include position details and roles and responsibilities. All work experience must be post degree studies.

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
Cambridge English Score
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. You must provide your Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
6.5 6 6 6 6
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
58 50 50 50 50
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
79 16 16 21 18

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Advanced standing

Students may be eligible for advanced standing for learning undertaken through approved QUT alternative delivery modes such as Continuing Professional Education modules or online courses (MOOCs or SPOCs).  There is no limit on the amount of advanced standing that may be awarded into this course from these sources.

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2021 fees

2021: $13,100 per course (48 credit points)

2021 fees

2021: $18,000 per course (48 credit points)

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

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FEE-HELP: loans to help you pay your course fees

You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a FEE-HELP loan.

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Scholarships

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