Master of Management (Strategic Foresight)
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|Campus and intakes|
|Fees*||A$22,000 (annual for 2012)*|
Course in detail
Units of study
Completion of all units of study below:
HBF540 The Knowledge Base of Future Studies
HBF541 Foresight Methods 1
HBF542 Foresight in Organisations
HBF543 Dimensions of Global Change
HBF544 Foresight Methods 2
HBF545 Worldviews and Strategy for the 21st Century
HBF546 Integral Perspectives
HBF547 Systems Thinking and Design
HBR680 Enterprise Project 1
HBR681 Enterprise Project 2
MBA or MEI Elective
MBA or MEI Elective
Aims and objectives
- developed their skills and capacities as practitioners in the field who are committed to improving the foresight capability of organisations through understanding, developing and successfully applying coherent forward views
- developed ‘higher order thinking’ (or meta-learning) about developing human and organisational capacities to carry out productive foresight work
- strengthened their ability to conceptualise the complex relations between foresight and strategy in organisations
- deepened their understanding, through reflective experience, of how they might manage themselves as applied foresight practitioners in the role of leaders, managers, consultants or researchers when they engage in these professional roles
- explored ways of working collaboratively in order to understand and contribute to personal and organisational responses to complexity, uncertainty and turbulence in the 21st century environment
- become equipped to provide effective foresight capabilities of positive and continuing use to organisations
- become equipped to discern the many organisational opportunities that attend the complex processes of globalisation, social change and technical innovation
Applicants at the Master of Management (Strategic Foresight) level should comply with one of the following:
- successful completion of the Graduate Diploma of Management (Strategic Foresight) with satisfactory grades
- completion of a relevant degree or diploma
English language requirements
Swinburne College English for Academic Purposes Advanced level certificate at the postgraduate level (EAP 5: PG-70%); OR, obtaining a minimum IELTS overall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0; OR, a TOEFL (Paper-based) minimum score of 575 (with Test of Written English (TWE) score of 5); OR, a TOEFL (Computer-based) minimum score of 232 (with Written Writing score of 5); OR, a TOEFL (Internet-based) minimum score of 90 with no band less than 20.
Refer to the English Language Requirements website for further information.