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Monash University

Postgraduate Certificate in Organisational Leadership

Course code: 3701 ~ Course abbreviation: PGCertOrgLead ~ Total credit points required: 24 ~ 6 months full-time, 1 year part-time ~ Managing faculty: Education

Study mode and course location

On-campus (Clayton)

Multimode (Clayton)

Course description

This course is designed for professionals working in a range of human service and corporate sector organisations who wish to gain an all-purpose organisational qualification in organisational leadership.

Course Objectives

The objectives of the Postgraduate Certificate in Organisational Leadership are to provide students with the skills necessary to be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of recent research and/or professional developments related to their program of study; engage and interact with students from diverse professional backgrounds; get access to, and use, relevant library information services; complete assignment tasks which demonstrate the ability to engage at an advanced academic level with topics relating to the specific unit being studied.

Course structure

The course consists of 24 points of study. Students will complete the following two 12-point units:


Candidates who successfully complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Organisational Leadership may complete a postgraduate diploma or a masters degree by undertaking a further two or four units (including a research core unit) respectively.

Contact details

Telephone +61 3 9905 2819 or visit

Course adviser

Dr Nicholas Allix