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Online Postgraduate Certificate in Information Technology Leadership

Advance your expertise in technology leadership

Boost your IT leadership skills with this short programme that’s designed to show you how to inspire teams and apply technology for business success.

Gain the in-depth understanding and practical skills you need to become a champion for business efficiency. Whether you’re an aspiring leader or are already working as a technology manager, this programme can support you in becoming a driver for change.

Understand how to lead and motivate technology teams

Learning you can apply

The programme is designed to give you practical experience, including in-depth skills and knowledge to:

  • Understand the strategic role of technology within the business
  • Recognise the role innovation and successful technology strategies play in improving business efficiency
  • Create successful technology investment strategies for innovation and for improvement of business performance
  • Define your personal leadership style and areas of strength to motivate and lead successful technology teams
  • Recognise the strengths of other individuals to encourage best performance
  • Use your leadership style to drive technology innovation and change
  • Create a clear vision and plans for introducing accurate technology measures for business improvement

Understand how to use technology to add value to organisations

Build your professional knowledge

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Build on your existing technology knowledge by developing management and leadership skills in the context of the Information Systems industry
  • Update yourself with recent developments and issues within the IT industry- focussing on the deployment of IT systems, the nature of IT development teams, and the management of IT oriented departments and organisations
  • Develop strategies for the innovative management of technology within an organisations using novel and established technologies to transform current operations and services
  • Showcase your understanding of the theory and practice of strategic technology innovation by developing a Professional Portfolio of Evidence and professional development plan

* The 2014 Research Excellence Framework rated 97% of the University of Liverpool’s Computer Science department’s research as being world-leading or internationally excellent, the highest proportion of any Computer Science department in the UK.


Innovative study environment

Access different software platforms, conduct simulations and use large data sets to develop practical skills.


Study 100% online

alongside your work, completing your studies in approximately six months


Research excellence

Gain a postgraduate award from a world-class university that’s a UK leader in IT research**

* The 2014 Research Excellence Framework rated 80% of the University’s research in Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience as world-leading or internationally excellent