Professional Development Short Courses

As a leading business school, our Executive Education offerings 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 approach results in a learning model that is highly participatory, designed to give participants a fresh perspective on contemporary mangagement and leadership issues.

  • 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: 8 May 2019 One day
    UQ Brisbane City
  • 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: 7 May 2019 Two days
    UQ Brisbane City
  • Economics for health policy, planning and service delivery

    Health economics for policy, planning and service delivery is a five-day course that will introduce you to key economic concepts and evaluation methods for more informed and confident decision-making. You will learn how to apply these insights to protect, promote and restore health in populations and how to effectively plan, manage and deliver health services and policy.
    Next course: 27 May 2019 Five days
    UQ Brisbane City
  • 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: 19 September 2019 Two days
    UQ Brisbane City
  • 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: 21 May 2019 Three days (one day self-paced online learning)
    Facilitator(s): Associate Professor Tim Kastelle, Professor Martie-Louise Verreynne, Dr Nicole Hartley
    UQ Brisbane City
  • Leadership for Executive Women

    Leadership for Executive Women is a four-day course designed to help women in middle and upper management roles drive change in themselves, their teams, and their workplaces.
    Next course: 10 September 2019 Four days
    UQ Brisbane City
  • Leadership for Senior Executive Women

    Leadership for Senior Executive Women will provide input and opportunity for you to recognise aspects of the political and social environments in which you work and ways these can affect your career progression.
    Next course: 22 October 2019 Four days
    UQ Brisbane City
  • Leading High Performing Technical Teams

    A positive team culture is a key driver of performance; boosting engagement, reducing absenteeism, and motivating team members to reach their potential.
    Next course: 28 May 2019 Three days (one-day self-paced online learning)
    Facilitator(s): Associate Professor Tyler Okimoto
    UQ Brisbane City
  • Learning to Lead

    Learning to Lead is a two-day 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: 21 May 2019 Two days
    UQ Brisbane City
  • Optimising Influence in Negotiation

    Optimising Influence in Negotiation focuses on recognising and developing your individual negotiation style by considering your physiological and emotional responses.
    Next course: 13 June 2019 One day
    UQ Brisbane City
E.g., April, 2019
May 2019
Start date Course name Topic Duration Cost Venue
7 May Designing Strategy for Results Strategy Two days $1850 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City Enrol
8 May Advanced Presentation Skills Presentations One day $925 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City Enrol
21 May Learning to Lead Leadership Two days $1850 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City Enrol
21 May Innovation for Productivity and Business Improvement Corporate Innovation Three days (one day self-paced online learning) $2250 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City Enrol
27 May Economics for health policy, planning and service delivery Health Economics Five days Before Wednesday 24 April – $3700 (excl. GST) After Wednesday 24 April – $4000 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City Enrol
28 May Leading High Performing Technical Teams Three days (one-day self-paced online learning) $2250 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City Enrol
Jun 2019
Start date Course name Topic Duration Cost Venue
4 Jun Advanced Presentation Skills Presentations One day $925 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City Enrol
13 Jun Optimising Influence in Negotiation Negotiation One day $925 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City Enrol
Jul 2019
Start date Course name Topic Duration Cost Venue
17 Jul Learning to Lead Leadership Two days $1850 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City Enrol
Aug 2019
Start date Course name Topic Duration Cost Venue
27 Aug Advanced Presentation Skills Presentations One day $925 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City Enrol
29 Aug Designing Strategy for Results Strategy Two days $1850 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City Enrol
Sep 2019
Start date Course name Topic Duration Cost Venue
10 Sep Leadership for Executive Women Leadership Four days $5273 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City Enrol
19 Sep Finance for Non-Finance Managers Finance Two days $1850 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City Enrol
Oct 2019
Start date Course name Topic Duration Cost Venue
16 Oct Learning to Lead Leadership Two days $1850 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City Enrol
17 Oct Designing Strategy for Results Strategy Two days $1850 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City Enrol
21 Oct Advanced Presentation Skills Presentations One day $925 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City Enrol
22 Oct Leadership for Senior Executive Women Leadership Four days $6319 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City Enrol
Nov 2019
Start date Course name Topic Duration Cost Venue
5 Nov Optimising Influence in Negotiation Negotiation One day $925 (excl. GST) UQ Brisbane City Enrol