Master of Business Process Management

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Queensland University of Technology

Course description

QUT's Master of Business Process Management will give you the opportunity to develop the expertise in the application of process-centric thinking to effectively support businesses, maximize the impact of available resources and enable innovative business strategies. The program examines business-IT alignment issues through appropriate theory and skill development, and provides career enhancement opportunities into senior management and governance roles. You will study specialist units in Business Process Management specialization and may undertake additional study in the areas of corporate systems, IT professional services, enterprise architecture and systems, and information and knowledge management. Why choose this course? Business Process Management (BPM) is a set of structured methods and technologies for increasing the operational performance of organizations. Recent studies report that BPM has become a top priority across all industries and professionals who can combine managerial and IT skills to enhance process performance are in high demand. The required skills cover strategic alignment, governance, process modelling, analysis, innovation, process-aware information systems and change management. QUT's outstanding research credibility in BPM has influenced the design of the Master of Business Process Management. It reflects the requirements of the industry's needs for business process expertise and prepares graduates for an exciting BPM career. Career outcomes QUT's Master of Business Process Management will develop business and IT professionals and provide opportunities to be eligible for the senior executive roles of Chief Information Officer, IT Director or Enterprise Architect. Career paths leading to these senior IT positions include: Benefits Analyst, Program Office Manager, Quality and Software Release Manager, Change Manager, Capabilities Manager, Customer Relationship / Service Manager, ICT Policy Manager, Business Process/Continuity Manager, Corporate Strategist and Development Advisor, Senior Business Analyst, Systems Architect, Business Process and IT Consultants and IT Project and Program Managers. Research pathways The Masters courses provide a pathway to follow on with a research degree (Research Masters, Professional Doctorate or PhD). Students, who successfully complete IFN600 Research Based Practice and a 48 credit point research project, are encouraged to apply for enrolment in a doctoral program. IN23 provides direct pathways for entry to a PhD program as well as to the Faculty's Professional Doctorate, Doctor of Information Technology.

  • Start date 23-JUL-2018
  • Duration 1.5 years
  • International Cost AUD $28800 per year
  • Qualification Master degree
  • Study mode Full time