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Upskilling in today's dynamic and innovative world demands the skills, capabilities, and knowledge needed to succeed in fast-changing environments. With rapid advances, new knowledge and the mass integration of technology in every sector, we now all need to commit to a life-long journey of learning and skill development to avoid becoming irrelevant. Since 2010, the rate and impact of technology have increased productivity, efficiencies, and created entirely new business environments that are built on technical platforms and distributed across networks.

Tech Futures Lab has developed an innovative delivery model that reflects best practice in education, training, and professional development. The master’s programme uses real-world problem solving, practical project and knowledge built upon contemporary industry approaches. The workshops are a must for anyone wanting to understand emerging technologies and unlocking your potential for innovation. Whether you are an entrepreneur, an employee looking for a step up or a senior executive driving change and innovation, Tech Futures Lab has an option for you.

Master of Applied Practice (Technological Futures)

Are you a business leader and need to get ahead of the next best thing? 

To succeed as an entrepreneur, regardless of industry, you need a keen understanding of how emerging technology and future trends will affect your bottom line.Tech Futures Lab, in partnership with Unitec, has designed a flexible and intensive Masters to apply new knowledge, skills, and technologies that increase productivity and provide a distinct competitive advantage.

Tailor your study to your practice and career aspirations, while developing specialist knowledge in new and emerging disruptive technologies, including but not limited to: automation and robotics, data science, machine learning, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence.

Gain in-depth understanding of emerging technology, its impact, and how to forecast disruption and lead boldly through unprecedented change. This is designed for individuals who work in professions, industries, and communities affected by emerging technology, or those who wish to re-engineer their careers.

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Technical Workshops


These workshops are a power punch of 'must-know' information for every business leader and board member to navigate the rocky-road of business uncertainty in the next 2 years.
Covering the latest in emerging technology that has huge impacts across industries, understanding these technologies and their potential is key to unlocking your potential for innovation. Tech Futures Lab offers half day and full day workshops.

Some of the topics covered:

  • An exploration of convergence, technological advancements, and the impacts across all sectors and industries
  • The future of jobs, careers and skills
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • How to forecast the future and prepare for change
  • Big Data
  • How real-time data and deeper understanding of human behaviour will create new expectations and standards in personalisation


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Tech Futures Lab
+64 (9) 522 2858




22 McColl Street
Auckland 1023
New Zealand