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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  • 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: 27 July 2021 One day
    UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City or online
  • 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: 17 August 2021 Two days
    UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, 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: 17 August 2021 Two days
    UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City
  • NEW COURSE. This one-and-a-half-day short course will teach you how to utilise the Google design sprint method to accelerate business innovation. Using Design Thinking, you’ll learn to jump-start creativity and become more agile by solving problems and testing ideas faster.
    Next course: 20 August 2021 One and a half days
    UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City
  • Combining both online and face-to-face learning, this course draws on thought leadership from The University of Queensland, Australian National University, and Oxford University to explore the impact of climate change on business and society. From evaluating risks and opportunities for your organisation to developing a climate risk management plan to minimise risk exposure, you’ll benefit from a comprehensive and forward-thinking approach.
    Next course: 7 September 2021 Online learning + 2 half-day face-to-face workshops
    Online and UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City
  • Managing Turbulence in a Changing Environment

    Managing Turbulence in a Changing Environment is a one-day course that explores the changing nature of business environments and the need to prepare for the unexpected. It will equip you with the analytical and planning tools to face crises head on while adapting and leading a culture of innovation.
    Next course: 16 September 2021 One day
    Facilitator(s): Associate Professor Tim Kastelle
    UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City
  • 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: 19 October 2021 One day
    UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City
  • Learning to lead professional short course

    Learning to Lead is a 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: 27 October 2021 Two days
    UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City or online
E.g., July, 2021
Jul 2021
Start date Course name Topic Duration Cost Venue
27 Jul Optimising Influence in Negotiation Negotiation One day In-person: $1,017.50 per person or $915.75 per person for 3 or more (incl. GST). Virtual: $935 per person or $841.50 per person for 3 or more (incl. GST). For bookings of three or more people, please contact us. UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City or online Enrol
Aug 2021
Start date Course name Topic Duration Cost Venue
17 Aug Finance for Non-Finance Managers Finance Two days $2,035 per person or $1,831.50 per person for 3 or more (incl. GST) For bookings of three or more people, please contact us. UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City Enrol
17 Aug Designing Strategy for Results Strategy Two days $2,035 per person or $1,831.50 per person for 3 or more (incl. GST) For bookings for three or more people, please contact us. UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City Enrol
20 Aug Creative Problem Solving: Design Thinking for Innovation Innovation One and a half days Special introductory rate $1,554.30pp for the first 20 bookings. (incl. GST) $1,727 thereafter. (incl. GST) UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City Enrol
Sep 2021
Start date Course name Topic Duration Cost Venue
7 Sep Climate Risk and Opportunity for Business Online learning + 2 half-day face-to-face workshops $1,353 per person or $1,217.70 per person for 3 or more (incl. GST). Online and UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City Enrol
16 Sep Managing Turbulence in a Changing Environment One day $1,353 per person or $1,217.70 per person for 3 or more (incl. GST). UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City Enrol
Oct 2021
Start date Course name Topic Duration Cost Venue
19 Oct Advanced Presentation Skills Presentations One day $1,017.50 per person or $915.75 per person for 3 or more (incl. GST) For bookings for two or more people, please contact us. UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City Enrol
27 Oct Learning to Lead Leadership Two days In-person: $2,035 per person or $1,831.50 per person for 3 or more (incl. GST). Virtual: $1,870 per person or $1,683 per person for 3 or more (incl. GST). UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City or online Enrol

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