In a rapidly changing business landscape shaped by disruption, you need to embrace the unstable by developing the skills to stay a step ahead. Question Everything. Except Yourself.

Transform your thinking with professional short courses, graduate study options and custom learning solutions, designed to arm you with the essential skills to stay relevant in our ever-evolving world.

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

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Question everything. Except your potential.

Stephen Moore is known as one of Australia's greatest rugby union players – a titan on the field. However, he had to face a difficult decision to start again in a new career when his body decided it was time to retire from professional sport. Stephen discusses why lifelong learning is a powerful tool in his transition into the corporate world.

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Question everything. Except yourself.

Alice Evans doesn’t just talk about the importance of life-long learning – she lives it. Over the course of more than a decade, she has built a relationship with The University of Queensland Business School, as a client, a student and a lecturer. As a CEO, Alice embodies why a commitment to learning is critical; not only for individuals but for the organisations they lead.

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Professional development courses

Transform your thinking and business skills in a matter of days, by completing one of our professional development short courses for the crucial skillset you need to utilise every day at work.

UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City
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.
UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City
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.
Finance for Non-Finance Managers is a two-day course for managers and aspiring managers with no formal finance qualifications.
UQ Brisbane City, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane City or online
Optimising Influence in Negotiation focuses on recognising and developing your individual negotiation style by considering your physiological and emotional responses.
Online via Zoom
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
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.

Custom courses

We offer a range of custom-designed courses for small businesses, through to large enterprises. UQ Business School custom courses empower staff with the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to deliver outstanding results.