The Advanced MBA is designed for professionals wishing to upskill and advance their careers. It features: applied and learner-focused training in latest discipline-based and transdisciplinary tools and methodologies upskilling into key digital technologies and agile and user-centred delivery approaches applied, work-integrated problem solving in live client projects with a focus on solving complex problems and opportunities in digital contexts upskilling in skills and methodologies for successful implementation of concepts and solutions ongoing coaching and mentoring by experienced industry professionals self-development through immersive leadership labs accelerated one-year completion, utilising a blend of online, face-to-face, weekends and block mode learning; all subjects are taught in intensive mode over full Fridays and Saturdays, which means students can keep working while they study, applying what they learn right away on their jobs; weekly sessions are only scheduled for in-class assessments and group coaching and mentoring sessions delivery by leading academics from UTS Business School who are joined by experts from other UTS faculties; students also engage with an extensive network of adjuncts and industry partners who facilitate sessions and coach and mentor students a cohort model fostering the development of lasting relationships with like-minded peers.
The Advanced MBA aims to prepare future leaders to see challenges as opportunities, lead with integrity and empathy and contribute to fairer and flourishing societies. Its focus is on developing: strategic thinkers who discover future opportunities integral thinkers who design innovative business models effective communicators who cultivate flourishing working relationships responsible leaders who add long-term value to multiple stakeholders, and agile practitioners who deliver digital transformation.
The course is suitable for students from business and non-business backgrounds who seek to upskill and develop the skills needed to be prepared for the changing nature of work. Career options include a range of management roles with a focus on driving transformational change in large private, public and non-profit organisations as well as in SMEs.