IT Masters Career Building and Mastering the Interview


In this short course, John Price shared his 25 years of experience in coaching, career planning and preparing candidates for interviews. At the completion of this online free course, students were able to understand how to practice interview skills and apply them to all situations where ‘influencing and empathy’ are needed to achieve positive outcomes, build a suite of enabling skills in job search and interview preparation, have a framework for developing their career as a component of life goals and understand and practice listening, self-coaching and emotional intelligence development.

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Use the form below to enrol in this short course, once submitted you will receive a signup email with login details for our learning site.

Course Schedule


  • Know yourself and your strengths
  • Develop clear whole of life goals and determine the role of career goals
  • Building a career strategy
  • Developing career/ job goals and ambitions
  • The concept of self-coaching, and tools that work
  • Where do listening skills fit in with career development and advancement?
  • Key features of a resume that positively stands out
  • Preparation refined for the specific situation
  • Learn and practice a proven focusing technique
  • Understand and prepare for behavioural based questions
  • How case studies of your achievements can build credibility
  • Observe and adapt to body language and content flow
  • Actively listen with advanced techniques to build rapport
  • Prepare for specific questions such as “tell me about your weaknesses”
  • Preparing questions for the interviewer
  • Wrapping up the interview and managing follow-up
  • Exam pass mark: 50%
  • Time limit: 1 hour
  • Attempts allowed: One
  • Format: 40 multiple choice questions

Course Information


Who will present the webinars?

John S Price holds a Masters of Organisational Coaching from Sydney University. Over a 25 year period, John has founded three leading human resource / recruitment consulting organisations and steered their development over many years before successfully exiting by trade sale.

In his business advisory and coaching practice – JSP Associates – John works with company founders and senior employees to help maximise their potential and set a path for sustainable growth.

Additionally, John’s passion for the IT industry has seen him volunteering in several roles including:

  • Chair: Australian Information Industry Association (now chair of the alumni)
  • Director: ACS Foundation
  • Fellow: Australian Computer Society


What is the aim of this short course?

Although we do not have a subject based on this topic, the course was aimed at providing useful career and soft skills to ensure our graduates have the greatest potential to succeed in their chosen field.


What is included?

In addition to the weekly hour-long interactive webinars, you will be provided with suggested reading materials, audio lectures, an active discussion forum and a weekly activity to complete.


Is there a final exam?

Yes — the short course exam will be a timed, open-book exam that you will sit at your computer.


Do I get a completion certificate if I complete the course?

No — You are still able to complete the exam for your own benefit and test your knowledge.


Will the course qualify me for university credit?

No — This course is not eligible for credit, successful completion of three or more of our short courses that are eligible will qualify you for one credit for an industry elective subject in our postgraduate courses. Click here for further details.


Will I need to purchase any study materials to complete the course?

No — all essential materials will be supplied.


Will the webinars be recorded?

Yes — all webinars are recorded and you will be able to access them, and all other free course materials, by registering for the course.


Am I Eligible to Study
a Post Graduate Course?

Industry experience and previous studies all contribute towards your eligibility. You do not necessarily have to have an undergraduate degree to study.