AGSM’s MBAX (Social Impact), UNSW Sydney is an agile business administration and social impact program for experienced professionals interested in acquiring advanced knowledge, frameworks and best practice to lead sustainable and systemic change.
Graduates will have the opportunity to connect with high calibre leaders from around the world, developing a valuable global network of business professionals and entrepreneurs.
Why choose this master’s program? The AGSM MBAX (Social Impact) is a unique part-time MBA. It allows students to specialise in social impact where MBAs are in high demand, with programs designed to meet immediate business needs across not-for-profit, government and corporate industries.
You will build skills in social entrepreneurship, innovation, investment and governance and be able to immediately apply the concepts and tools to your professional life, while accelerating your career.
AGSM @ UNSW Business School offers innovative, experiential, world-class programs designed to equip a new generation of leaders to make an impact in an evolving world.
During this postgraduate degree you will have access to unlimited, individual career development coaching with MBA specialists across career planning, job search strategy, personal brand, advanced behavioural techniques and salary negotiation techniques.
Who is this degree for?
Job and career prospects
Structure: The AGSM MBA (Social Impact) is a part-time program and can be completed between 2 - 6 years.
Social Impact courses are delivered by the Centre for Social Impact (CSI). CSI is supported by a combination of corporate, philanthropic, and governmental organisations, with the objective of taking a systemic approach to Australia’s social change challenges. These courses are available to students undertaking the MBAX (Social Impact).
Core courses – choose six
Social Impact specialisation courses
Core course (prerequisite)
Electives– choose four courses from the following
Initially enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Social Impact Nick decide to go further with his studies and switched to the MBA in Social Impact.
“I really enjoyed how the MBA integrated very disciplined financial thinking with the broader more holistic social sector thinking. It combines these quite different ways of thinking into a very interesting package.”
Nick is now working at Australian Ethical, an investment firm that only invests in ethical companies.
“My MBA in Social Impact certainly helped me secure my current position. Australian Ethical is interested in ethical investing, having an MBA in Social Impact made me stand out from the pack."
Nick believes the world of corporate responsibility is growing. Doing his MBA in Social Impact has put him in a great position to ride this trend and in the process use market forces to achieve social good.