Leadership for Change (Postgraduate Unit)

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This program delivered by UTAS is one unit of a Graduate Certificate in Leadership. It is suitable for aspirant, emerging and experienced school and system leaders. It has a focus on contemporary leadership that recognises organisations everywhere now operate in an environment of rapid, on-going and disruptive change. This program examines some of the forces of change and for change in society today, focusing in particular on both barriers and facilitators.

This UTAS unit is customised specifically for DoE employees. It is a Semester 1 unit (February- June 2019). It consists of:

  • One workshop day at the PLI that covers the first four weeks of unit content
  • Up to 9 weeks online content (readings, discussions)
  • Two written assignments:
  1. Critical literature review (40% of the assessment mark)

Topic & Focus: Change is everywhere in society today: What critical issues do we need to be aware of, and how can we manage them?

  1. Written assignment paper (60% of the assessment mark)

Topic & Focus: Leading change in my organization: Analysing a change process in action.

Enrolment in this program is with the understanding that the participant will continue to complete another 3 postgraduate units; these units are managed by the PLI and by Workforce Development. Participants are fully supported with a HECs scholarship. You can read more detail about the requirements, units and scheduling of this post graduate certificate by clicking on the link below.

Post Grad Cert LEADERSHIP 2019

Enrolments close Wednesday 20th February 2019.

Once you have enrolled on the PLI website, documentation about your postgraduate study with UTAS will be sent to you from Workforce Development.

Participants will develop deeper understandings of change processes, appreciate the complexities of these processes and identify some strategies to successfully lead change.

Successful completion as assessed by the UTAS lecturer will result in the attainment of one unit towards a total of four required for a Graduate Certificate in Leadership.


Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning

Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community


Developing self and others

Leading improvement, innovation and change

Face-to-face Workshop Day – 8.30am – 4.30pm

South – Professional Learning Institute – Hobart

Friday 22 March 2019