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Graduate Certificate in Digital Transformation

Accelerate your career with the practical and technical skills to lead and execute a successful digital transformation. Learn how to maximise your company's return on investment by redefining its people, processes, and technological capabilities. 

Applications close

28 Mar 2022

Future intakes
Apr 2022|Jul 2022
Number of courses
12 months (6 months accelerated)

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Program Overview

Program Overview

Digital transformation is becoming increasingly important for companies looking to respond to changing market conditions and technological disruption. It focuses on leveraging technology to reimagine organisational strategy, people, and processes to deliver improved customer and business outcomes. 

Ideal for mid-senior managers and consultants with some exposure to digital transformations, our project-based assessments mean you’ll create projects for real-world business scenarios. Gain job-ready skills and be able to make an immediate impact within your organisation. Never feel like you’re studying alone with support from world-class online facilitators who are the best and what they do. Being 100% online, get 24/7 on-demand access to the course content, ensuring you don’t have to reduce your work or compromise your lifestyle. Plus, you’ll graduate with a globally recognised postgraduate qualification.

What you'll learn

  • Develop digital, customer-first strategies  
  • Redesign business and operating models  
  • Identify digital transformation initiatives and assess return on investment  
  • Define the people, process and technology capabilities required to undertake transformation  
  • Understand how to successfully execute transformation   
  • Turn data and analytics into insights to drive decision making  
  • Build soft skills for modern businesses like digital leadership, culture change, and agile teamwork 


Program outcomes

  • Organisational assessment for your company 
  • Completed business model design 
  • Digital transformation strategy 
  • Business cultural analysis 
  • Recommendations report and enablers plan 
  • Digital transformation initiative roadmap 
  • Digital transformation business case 
  • Execution and evaluation plan 


While we have a suggested program structure below, the courses in this graduate certificate can be completed in any order.

Why RMIT Online?


Digital Transformation Strategy and Governance

This course lays down the strategy and governance groundwork required for a digital transformation. You’ll identify opportunities for transformation and develop a strategy that will explore new, innovative business models and governance structures. You’ll also uncover how you can leverage emerging technology to deliver business value.

Digital Transformation Enablers

Develop the mindset, organisational, culture, and skills to lead a team through successful change. Learn how to make data-driven decisions, and gain insights from valuable data sources. Equip yourself with the ability to use technology such as machine learning to create personalised processes and product.

Digital Transformation Execution

Learn how to tackle the most challenging part of a digital transformation; execution. Understand the capability, communication, and operational frameworks that lead to failure, and develop strategies to mitigate these. Develop key artefacts such as business cases, budgets, and initiative roadmaps to clearly articulate and support your transformation process.

Future Skills elective

For this elective, you will choose one of the following four Future Skills elective bundles.

  • Digital Leadership and Digital Delivery with Agile
  • Digital Leadership and Customer Experience Strategy and Design
  • Developing Blockchain Strategy and Cyber Security Risk and Governance
  • Developing AI Strategy and Cyber Security Risk and Governance

For further information, please refer to the program brochure

Why choose RMIT Online

Get a world-class education and transform your career.

Real world skills

Develop skills that have been validated by industry, while getting credentialed by a world-leading university.

Industry connected

You'll gain knowledge and practical skills from renowned industry partners who are at the forefront of their field.

Flexible delivery

Advance your career while you study. RMIT Online courses let you balance work, study and life commitments.

Supported community

Be guided by a network of industry experts and peers, and supported by our dedicated success team.

Entry requirements

An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent, or higher level qualification in a related field from a recognised tertiary institution. You may also be considered for the graduate certificate if you have a minimum 5-year full-time related work experience. Applicants will need to submit a CV. 

English Language 

International students are required to provide current evidence of English language proficiency for admission to RMIT University. You can provide your results from one of these three options: 

  1. An accepted English language proficiency test, or 

  1. An accepted English language provider, or 

  1. A recognised Australian or international qualification. 

For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT, visit the English language requirements and equivalency information. 

Australian Student Visas 

RMIT’s Online Graduate Certificate in Digital Transformation does not meet Australian student visa requirements. For an Australian student visa, you must have an on-campus place in a program of study. For more details on RMIT’s on-campus programs visit

Credit Pathways 

At RMIT Online, we're committed to supporting your lifelong learning journey. Our flexible learning pathways can be tailored to align with your individual educational goals. Some of our Future Skills short courses, when taken in certain combinations, are eligible for credit in the Graduate Certificate in Digital Transformation. 

For a full list of the two-course Future Skills combinations and eligibility, please refer here. To be eligible for a credit transfer, you will also need to meet this program’s entry requirements. The Future Skills course must be a current credential or completed within the last 10 years. Individual Future Skills courses are not recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).   


3840per course^

Program total: 15360 (all 4 courses)*^FEE-HELP and other support may be available
* Plus a capped Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) based on your credit point enrolment load.
^ Fees typically increase each year and may change without notice. Total fees are estimates and should only be used as a guide.

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