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Future Skills Short Course

Digital Leadership

Lead high-performing agile teams and develop the capability to drive results in an age of accelerating digital disruption.  

Time commitment
6 weeks (5-8 hours per week)
Time commitment
6 weeks (5-8 hours per week)

100% online, mentor supported, workplace ready

McKinsey found organisations that invest in leadership are 2.4 times more likely to hit their performance targets. Yet other research by Capgemini found that only 54% of companies believe they have the leadership skills to drive successful change.  

The world of work has drastically shifted with accelerating digital disruption calling for a new era of leadership. In this complex and uncertain landscape, effective leadership is crucial for driving agile organizations to thrive in the digital economy. Embrace the new era of leadership, where adaptability and forward thinking are the keys to success.

We have partnered with global technology Thoughtworks, to bring cutting-edge techniques such as creativity, quick decision making, and agile workflow processes so you can feel confident that what you're studying is best practice and aligned with the desired skillset in the industry. 



Course overview

Learn more about our Digital Leadership course in the video below.

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Course structure

Introduction into digital leadership


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Learn with industry experts

Hugh Williams
Hugh WilliamsProfessor/Advisor/Founder

As one Australia’s most highly regarded and inspiring technology leaders, Hugh has led product and engineering teams at some of the world’s most successful tech companies including eBay, Pivotal, Tinder, Google and Microsoft. Hugh has also worked in an advisory basis with Redbubble, Doordash, Moonpig, Rome2rio, Expert360, Domain, and Ocado Technology.

Bridget Loudon
Bridget LoudonCEO & Co-Founder at Expert360

Bridget is passionate about the future of work, in particular using the power of technology to increase work participation and more broadly tackle inequality through more and more accessible work opportunities. She has won numerous accolades such as Forbes 30 Under 30, Top 100 Women of Influence in Australia, FutureMakers

Rebecca Houghton
Rebecca HoughtonTalent change facilitator, speaker and coach

Rebecca's international career has spanned two decades at the forefront of talent thought leadership. She has transformed the traditional approaches of legacy organisations such as Australia Post and Bupa Australia, leading multiple award-winning initiatives in support of the changing nature of work.  Today Rebecca helps organisations and leaders to do business

Julia Birks
Julia BirksAssociate strategic design director, Isobar

With 16 years’ industry experience spanning industrial, print, digital and service design, Julia is passionate about anchoring an organisation's strategy around great customer experiences and outcomes-driven work. Julia has delivered UX and service design projects, ranging from expert reviews, website redesigns, digital strategies, current state service mapping and future state

Gary O'Brien
Gary O'Brien Principal consultant, Thoughtworks

A business technology leader with over 25 years' experience, Gary helps clients to bridge the connection between technology led business transformation and value delivery, enabling agility and growth. Gary is also a co-author of "Digital Transformation Game Plan" and co-creator of Digital Fluency Model. And a coffee connoisseur and blogger at

Sue Visic
Sue VisicHead of Offerings, Thoughtworks

A strategically focused business leader with over 20 years’ experience, Sue helps organisations to rethink how they focus their operations and assist them to make more informed, data guided business decisions. Sue's expertise includes developing and implementing organisational strategies, delivering large scale technology transformation programs, building high performing consulting teams

Arpan Roy
Arpan RoyExpert industry mentor

Arpan has worked with global corporate organisations, as well as multiple small to medium businesses. Through his presentations, Arpan shares powerful leadership insights that help his clients create and add stakeholder value.

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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.

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

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