At Griffith, we understand the importance of keeping your knowledge and skills up to date

Whether you’re motivated by career aspirations or a thirst for knowledge, we offer a vast range of professional development and corporate training courses, without the need to commit to an entire degree. Using our university educational resources, lecturers and facilities, these courses draw on the latest research and are taught using relevant industry examples with a strong practical focus. We can also help custom design short courses to suit your timeframe and budget.

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Improving the Effectiveness and Sustainability of Climate-Change Adaptation Outcomes in the Pacific Islands: A Role for Faith-Engaged Approaches?

Join the Griffith Climate Change Response Program for a seminar about faith and climate change with our special guest, Patrick Nunn, Professor of Geography, Sustainability Research Centre, University of Sunshine Coast.

Campus
Gold Coast
Where
Chancellery Building (G34), room 1.05/1.06
Start time
August 21, 2018, 1:30 pm
End time
August 21, 2018, 2:30 pm
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August 21, 2018, 12:00 am

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LFC Seminar - From Timbuktu to the Hague: The War Crime of Attacking Cultural Property

Professor Mark Drumbl (Washington & Lee University) will present his seminar 'From Timbuktu to the Hague: The War Crime of Attacking Cultural Property'.

Campus
Where
Supreme Court Library Conference Room, Level 12, 415 George Street, Brisbane
Start time
August 21, 2018, 5:30 pm
End time
August 21, 2018, 7:30 pm
RSVP by
August 14, 2018, 12:00 am

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Entrepreneurship Seminar Series - Agile Change Management

​The August Entrepreneurship Seminar Series, Agile Change Management, features three leading speakers in lean, flexible, and sustainable small to medium business management approaches.

Campus
Logan
Where
Auditorium (L06)
Start time
August 22, 2018, 5:00 pm
End time
August 22, 2018, 7:00 pm
RSVP by
January 1, 1970, 10:00 am

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Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar: Justice for the Rohingha

The United Nations has made many claims about protecting human rights of minorities in conflict-affected and post-conflict states, the prevention of mass atrocities and ending of impunity for international crimes. These claims are yet to be backed up with demonstrable action in Myanmar.
In her presentation, Susan Harris Rimmer traces the compound failures of local and international actors to prevent atrocity crimes, using an international human rights law lens.

Campus
Nathan
Where
N72_-1.18
Start time
August 23, 2018, 12:00 pm
End time
August 23, 2018, 1:20 pm
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August 20, 2018, 12:00 am

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Integrated regional environment/climate prediction system: Coupled modeling, parameter estimation and data assimilation

The Griffith Climate Change Response Program welcomes you to join us with our special guest, Prof Seon Ki PARK, from the Dept of Environmental Science and Engineering and the Dept of Climate and Energy Systems Engineering, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea. He will be presenting a seminar, "Integrated regional environment/climate prediction system: Coupled modeling, parameter estimation and data assimilation".

Campus
Gold Coast
Where
Chancellery (G34), room 1.05/1.06
Start time
August 23, 2018, 3:00 pm
End time
August 23, 2018, 4:00 pm
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August 23, 2018, 12:00 am

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Future-proof your career - The Griffith STEM Showcase in DARWIN

The Griffith STEM Showcase is for students, parents and teachers interested in
learning more about the exciting career and study opportunities in science, technology,
engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Campus
Where
Novotel Darwin
Start time
August 23, 2018, 3:30 pm
End time
August 23, 2018, 7:00 pm
RSVP by
January 1, 1970, 10:00 am

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Distinguished Lecture: A National Integrity Commission - Options for Australia

This year's distinguished lecture will present a new picture of the options for the Commonwealth Government to undertake long overdue strengthening of its public integrity system - drawing on initial results from Australia's second national integrity system assessment, the Griffith University-led Australian Research Council Linkage Project "set to help shape any new anti-corruption structure' (Linda Mottram, ABC Radio PM, February 2018)

Campus
South Bank
Where
QCA Lecture Theatre and Art Museum (S05)
Start time
August 23, 2018, 5:30 pm
End time
August 23, 2018, 8:00 pm
RSVP by
August 17, 2018, 12:00 am

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LFC Seminar - Organisational Vicarious Liablity

Professor Christian Witting (Queen Mary University of London) will present his seminar "Organisational Vicarious Liability"

Campus
Where
Supreme Court Library Conference Room, Level 12, 415 George Street, Brisbane
Start time
August 23, 2018, 5:30 pm
End time
August 23, 2018, 7:30 pm
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August 16, 2018, 12:00 am

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Panel discussion - Climate change update: Moving forward on adaptation and Book launch - Limits to Climate Change Adaptation

Join the Griffith Climate Change Response Program at an eminent panel discussion - Climate change update: Moving forward on adaptation - and book launch - Limits to Climate Change Adaptation. Panel members include Prof Mark Howden (ANU), Prof Rodger Street (Oxford) and Georgine Roodenrys (Qld Government).

Campus
South Bank
Where
QCA Lecture Theatre (Building S05), room 2.04
Start time
August 24, 2018, 4:30 pm
End time
August 24, 2018, 6:30 pm
RSVP by
August 24, 2018, 12:00 am

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Griffith Criminology Institute Seminar Series presented by Simon Cole

Griffith Criminology Institute Seminar Series presented by Simon Cole:
Using an Archive of Exonerations for Research and Teaching

Campus
Mt Gravatt
Where
M10 5.04
Start time
August 29, 2018, 12:00 pm
End time
August 29, 2018, 1:30 pm
RSVP by
August 22, 2018, 12:00 am

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QBM Griffith MBA Responsible Leadership Scholarships competition closing date 5 Sep

Queensland Business Monthly and Griffith Business School are searching for the responsible leaders of the future. If you measure success in sense rather than dollars, then this could be you. Offering a total prize package up to $130,000, we encourage the next generation of business leaders to enter.

Visit the website for more information - www.griffith.edu.au/qbm

Applications close Wednesday 5 September 2018.

Apply now!

Campus
Where
www.griffith.edu.au/qbm
Start time
September 5, 2018, 11:55 pm
End time
September 5, 2018, 11:55 pm
RSVP by
January 1, 1970, 10:00 am

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QBM Griffith MBA Responsible Leadership Master class

Queensland Business Monthly and Griffith Business School are searching for the responsible leaders of the future.

Succesful applicants will be invited to a Master class where they will learn about the Griffith MBA's core values from an expert team of academics and get an understanding of how to apply these concepts in modern business practice.

Applications close Wednesday 5 September 2018.

www.griffith.edu.au/qbm

Campus
South Bank
Where
Lecture Theatre 1.23, Griffith Graduate Centre (building S07)
Start time
September 18, 2018, 6:00 pm
End time
September 18, 2018, 8:30 pm
RSVP by
January 1, 1970, 10:00 am

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Transforming Midwifery Practice Through Education 2018

Our inaugural Trans-Tasman Midwifery Education conference seeks to create an opportunity to generate and share midwifery educational approaches that transform practice. At the same time, the conference seeks to provide an opportunity to debate and address the challenges facing the sector's ability to provide best practice midwifery education. We invite you to be a part of this exciting and unique event.

Campus
Where
Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast
Start time
September 20, 2018, 8:00 am
End time
September 21, 2018, 5:00 pm
RSVP by
January 1, 1970, 10:00 am

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LFC Seminar Series: Neoliberalism, Human Rights and the sweetness of commerce

Jessica Whyte will present her paper entitled "Neoliberalism, Human Rights and the sweetness of commerce" as part of the LFC Seminar Series.

Campus
Gold Coast
Where
Law (G36) 3.82
Start time
September 20, 2018, 12:00 pm
End time
September 20, 2018, 2:00 pm
RSVP by
September 13, 2018, 12:00 am

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Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) Advanced

This course is designed as an advanced course in Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) for existing AMOS users. The course is divided into four parts: revision of basic concepts, constructing composite variables for use in SEM, advanced single-level models and advanced multi-level models. Be quick to register as there are limited places available.

Campus
Nathan
Where
Griffith University Nathan campus, Building N50_-1.03
Start time
October 2, 2018, 9:00 am
End time
October 4, 2018, 5:00 pm
RSVP by
October 1, 2018, 12:00 am

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Save the Date - MBA For Life event Melbourne

The Griffith MBA Program Director invites you to save the date for our next event which will be held in Melbourne on the evening of Thursday 18 October 2018.

These events allow current students and graduates the opportunity to network with likeminded professionals.

More information will be released closer to the event date. Please join the MBA For Life mailing list to be kept up to date with event information.

Campus
Where
Melbourne
Start time
October 18, 2018, 6:00 pm
End time
October 18, 2018, 8:00 pm
RSVP by
October 15, 2018, 12:00 am

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Change 2018

Change 2018 is a 2-day conference proudly brought to you by Social Marketing @ Griffith. We have put together this event to bring the best of what we know will help enhance your behaviour change programs.

Campus
South Bank
Where
Griffith University, Building S05, Room 2.04
Start time
October 25, 2018, 9:00 am
End time
October 26, 2018, 5:00 pm
RSVP by
January 1, 1970, 10:00 am

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Griffith Alternative Investments Conference 2018

The Griffith Centre for Personal Finance and Superannuation is hosting the 2nd Griffith Alternative Investments Conference on Friday 23 November 2018 at the Brisbane Marriott Hotel. The conference aims to bring the best researchers and industry professionals together to share the latest research as well as new ideas in this important segment of the finance industry.

Campus
Where
Brisbane Marriott Hotel, 515 Queen Street, Brisbane
Start time
November 23, 2018, 8:00 am
End time
November 23, 2018, 8:00 pm
RSVP by
November 9, 2018, 12:00 am

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#Be someone who does something - the role of the bystander in preventing violence

*Trigger Warning*
This event contains information about sexual assault and/or violence which may be triggering to survivors. Support is available on campus or through 1800RESPECT.

Join us for a comprehensive discussion about the role of the bystander in preventing violence. We will celebrate, educate and ruminate on the momentum the bystander movement is enjoying.

Campus
Where
Sea World Resort Conference Centre
Start time
November 28, 2018, 9:00 am
End time
November 29, 2018, 5:00 pm
RSVP by
January 1, 1970, 10:00 am

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Save the Date - MBA For Life event South Bank

The Griffith MBA and Griffith Centre for Sustainable Enterprise invite you to save the date for our end of year event which will be held at our South Bank campus on the evening of Thursday 29 November 2018.

These event allow students and graduates the opportunity to network with likeminded professionals and academics. Each event has an industry speaker present on a topic connected to our MBA core values.

Campus
South Bank
Where
TBC
Start time
November 29, 2018, 6:00 pm
End time
November 29, 2018, 8:00 pm
RSVP by
November 26, 2018, 12:00 am

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Success story: AMP

AMP has partnered with Griffith University to create an online Master of Financial Planning degree that combines theoretical coursework with practical, real-life experience as a financial advisor.

Professional Learning Hub

Ideal for teachers and schools, our Professional Learning Hub allows you to tailor professional learning opportunities, register for upcoming events, explore study pathways and book speakers for specific areas of expertise.

Masters of Business Administration

Like all MBAs, the Griffith MBA explores all of the business disciplines you would expect—accounting and reporting, economics, finance, people management, marketing, strategy and innovation. However, what makes our MBA different is that it's built on core values that are crucial to doing business in the 21st century: sustainable business practices, responsible leadership and an Asia-Pacific perspective. If you are looking to develop your critical thinking skills and identify new solutions that will improve the world around you, then the Griffith MBA is the right fit for you.

International business development short courses

Our International Business Development Unit hosts a range of professional development courses in areas such as human resources management and international relations. The Unit can also help design non-award short courses, drawing on its vast expertise.

Single Courses of Study

Not ready to study a whole degree; or looking for a pathway to study?

Single courses study are an excellent option allowing you to:

  • pursue a range of professional or personal interests
  • develop your skills and knowledge in a specialist area
  • meet accreditation requirements for registration with a professional body (Griffith does not assess qualifications for accreditation or registration purposes. Assessment of your current qualifications and eligibility must be undertaken by the related professional body.)
  • contribute to your vocational and personal development
  • take the first step to applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate program.

Professional training

See our Online Programs - perfect for industry

Creative short courses

Our Queensland College of Art offers a range of short courses across areas of fine art, film and television, design, photography and animation. Students of all skill levels and experience are welcome, with courses available from beginner to advanced level.

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Music short courses

Our Queensland Conservatorium runs professional development short courses for music teachers, as well as music lessons for adult beginners, through its Open Conservatorium initiative.

Find out more about Open Conservatorium

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Next steps

Enquire now about developing a collaborative partnership with Griffith

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