Executive Education:
Professional Development Short Courses

As a leading business school, our Executive Education short courses produce high-performing leaders and high-impact business results.

Our professional development courses are delivered by some of the brightest minds in the business world, and combine cutting-edge research, case studies, guest speakers and experiential learning techniques to inspire and equip businesses with the skills and tools to meet the challenges of the future. 

Our Executive Education approach results in a learning model that is highly participatory, designed to give participants a fresh perspective on contemporary management and leadership issues.

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  • Finance for Non-Finance Managers

    Finance for Non-Finance Managers is a two-day course for managers and aspiring managers with no formal finance qualifications.
    Next course: 28 September 2020 Two days
    UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City
  • CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional Training

    Learn what it takes to effectively design, implement and manage a best-in-class cyber security program. Over eight weeks, these virtual workshops will prepare you to complete the CISSP exam offered by the (ISC)², which will provide you with a globally recognised certification.
    Next course: 13 October 2020 8 weeks
    Online via Zoom
  • Designing Strategy for Results

    Designing Strategy for Results is a two-day course that will teach you how to integrate design, innovation, and execution into strategy. In the course, you will apply strategy frameworks and tools to live case studies and your own organisational scenarios, which will give you a deeper understanding of strategy building.
    Next course: 22 October 2020 Two days
    UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City
  • Leading high performing teams short course

    Highly effective leadership skills are the most significant determinant of workforce engagement levels and impact performance, productivity and profits.
    Next course: 22 October 2020 Three days (one-day self-paced online learning)
    UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City
  • Optimising Influence in Negotiation short course

    Optimising Influence in Negotiation focuses on recognising and developing your individual negotiation style by considering your physiological and emotional responses.
    Next course: 3 November 2020 Two 3hr sessions, plus a one-on-one coaching session with facilitator
    Online via Zoom
  • Advanced Presentation Skills

    Advanced Presentation Skills is a one-day course, designed to teach you the skill of presenting, not just the knowledge behind it. Knowing what to say and how to present are essential, but only by understanding the skill of delivery will you have the greatest impact.
    Next course: 5 November 2020 One day
    UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City
  • Learning to lead professional short course

    Learning to Lead is an online course designed for those who have moved into a leadership role within the last two years, or about to transition into a leadership role
    Next course: 11 November 2020 Three 3hr sessions, plus a one-on-one coaching session with facilitator
    Online via Zoom
  • Innovation for Productivity and Business Improvement

    Putting innovation at the centre of your organisation is critical to improve team productivity, drive growth, achieve business and financial targets, and deliver the seamless customer experience today's market demands.
    Next course: 17 November 2020 Three days (one day self-paced online learning)
    Facilitator(s): Associate Professor Tim Kastelle
    UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City
E.g., September, 2020
Sep 2020
Start date Course name Topic Duration Cost Venue
28 Sep Finance for Non-Finance Managers Finance Two days $1850 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City Enrol
Oct 2020Dec 2020
Start date Course name Topic Duration Cost Venue
13 Oct CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) Training (virtual) Cyber security 8 weeks $3,850 incl GST Please note the CISSP exam fee is not included in the course fee. See the (ISC)² website for exam fees. AusCert, UQ students and UQ alumni receive a 10% discount. Please email us to enquire. Online via Zoom Enrol
Oct 2020
Start date Course name Topic Duration Cost Venue
22 Oct Designing Strategy for Results Strategy Two days $1850 (excl. GST) $1,665 per person for 3 or more UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City Enrol
22 Oct Leading High Performing Technical Teams Leadership Three days (one-day self-paced online learning) $2250 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City Enrol
Nov 2020
Start date Course name Topic Duration Cost Venue
3 Nov Optimising Influence in Negotiation Negotiation Two 3hr sessions, plus a one-on-one coaching session with facilitator $925 (excl. GST) Online via Zoom Enrol
5 Nov Advanced Presentation Skills Presentations One day $925 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City Enrol
11 Nov Learning to Lead Leadership Three 3hr sessions, plus a one-on-one coaching session with facilitator $1850 (excl. GST) Online via Zoom Enrol
17 Nov Innovation for Productivity and Business Improvement Corporate Innovation Three days (one day self-paced online learning) $2250 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City Enrol