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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Canberra Alumni Networking Event

Griffith University's new Vice Chancellor and President, Professor Carolyn Evans is delighted to host her very first alumni event since her appointment as Griffith's fifth Vice Chancellor.

Come along and establish new connections, or build upon existing relationships. Share your stories with friends and new acquaintances and hear about the things that are happening at your University.

Campus
Where
Crowne Plaza Canberra
Start time
February 27, 2019, 5:30 pm
End time
February 27, 2019, 8:30 pm
RSVP by
February 20, 2019, 12:00 am

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Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar: Russia's Pivot(s) to Asia: Strategy, Reactivity and Political Economy

In this presentation, Dr Nikolay Murashkin will discuss the domestic and external drivers behind Russia's contemporary policies in the Asia Pacific, as well as their historical context, and will argue that the on-going "pivot to Asia" represents continuity with earlier diplomacy rather than a reactive short-term posture.

Campus
Nathan
Where
N72_-1.18
Start time
February 28, 2019, 12:00 pm
End time
February 28, 2019, 1:20 pm
RSVP by
February 25, 2019, 12:00 am

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BSI Research Seminar: Preparing logistics for a low carbon world

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change now argues that to keep global warming to a sustainable level of total CO2 emissions will have to drop by 45-50% over the next twelve years. What does this mean for logistics, a business activity accounting for 10% of energy-related CO2 emissions? In this seminar, Alan McKinnon will explain how companies can devise a strategy for decarbonising their logistical activities.

Campus
Nathan
Where
Sir Samuel Griffith Centre N78, Room -1.13
Start time
March 5, 2019, 2:00 pm
End time
March 5, 2019, 4:00 pm
RSVP by
March 1, 2019, 12:00 am

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MenziesHIQ Program Seminar Series: Healthcare Practice and Survivorship - Humanoid Robotics in Healthcare: Public Education to Health Intervention

Dr Nicole Robinson is a Research Fellow at the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision in the Humanoid Robotics project. Dr Robinson will discuss research being conducted in the 'Humanoid Robotics' group, including the use of Pepper robot in healthcare public education, interventions and health clinics.

Campus
Nathan
Where
Glyn Davis Building N72 Room -1.18
Start time
March 7, 2019, 10:30 am
End time
March 7, 2019, 11:30 am
RSVP by
January 1, 1970, 10:00 am

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Symposium on Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis

This Symposium event, jointly held by the Griffith Asia Institute and the Economic Society of Australia (Qld), brings together several high profile economists to analyse key issues of the 2008-09 global financial crisis. Speakers include: Andrew Charlton, A/Prof Creina Day, Janine Dixon, Prof Andrew Hughes Hallett, Tony Makin and John Simon.

Campus
South Bank
Where
S06_2.02, Ship Inn Level 2 Function Room
Start time
March 7, 2019, 10:45 am
End time
March 7, 2019, 5:00 pm
RSVP by
January 1, 1970, 10:00 am

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Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar: Myanmar and Intelligence since the fall of General Khin Nyunt

In this presentation, Dr Andrew Selth will discuss Myanmar's intelligence since the fall of General Khin Nyunt.

Campus
Nathan
Where
N72_-1.18
Start time
March 7, 2019, 12:00 pm
End time
March 7, 2019, 1:20 pm
RSVP by
March 4, 2019, 12:00 am

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The effect of "smart' financial incentives on driving behaviour of novice drivers

Menzies Health Institute Queensland presents a EPIC Health Systems Seminar.
Dr Duncan Mortimer will speak on the effect of "smart' financial incentives on driving behaviour of novice drivers.

Campus
Nathan
Where
Macrossan Building N16 Room 2.70
Start time
March 8, 2019, 10:00 am
End time
March 8, 2019, 11:00 am
RSVP by
March 6, 2019, 12:00 am

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MenziesHIQ Program Seminar Series: National Centre for Neuroimmunology & Emerging Diseases (NCNED)

Prof James Baraniuk MD is the Director, Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC. Prof Baraniuk researches the effects of exercise in relation to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Gulf War Illness. The research outcomes provides new insights into disease pathlogy, diagnoses and potential therapies.

Campus
Gold Coast
Where
G42_1.04
Start time
March 8, 2019, 11:00 am
End time
March 8, 2019, 1:00 pm
RSVP by
March 5, 2019, 12:00 am

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GLOBAL Business Internships - Information Session

Global internships offer business students the opportunity to gain not only course credit, but hands-on work experience in an international setting.

Internship destinations for Trimester 3, 2019 include China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan and the Republic of Korea.

Campus
Nathan
Where
N78_-1.13
Start time
March 11, 2019, 11:00 am
End time
March 11, 2019, 12:00 pm
RSVP by
January 1, 1970, 10:00 am

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LFC Seminar Series: Harmonised Standards in EU Law

Associate Professor Jörgen Hettne will present his paper Harmonised Standards in EU Law as part of the LFC Seminar Series.

Campus
Gold Coast
Where
Law (G36) 3.82
Start time
March 19, 2019, 12:00 pm
End time
March 19, 2019, 2:00 pm
RSVP by
March 12, 2019, 12:00 am

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GLOBAL Business Internships - Information Session

Global internships offer business students the opportunity to gain not only course credit, but hands-on work experience in an international setting.

Internship destinations for Trimester 3, 2019 include China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan and the Republic of Korea.

Campus
Nathan
Where
N16_0.10
Start time
March 20, 2019, 12:00 pm
End time
March 20, 2019, 1:00 pm
RSVP by
January 1, 1970, 10:00 am

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STEM Ambassador Conference

The STEM Ambassador Conference is the premiere event for Griffith Sciences STEM Ambassadors and their teachers.

This leadership conference gives STEM Ambassadors the opportunity to receive leadership training and plan their school's individual action plan and strategy. Held during World Science Festival, it inspires students to be STEM leaders on a world stage.
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Campus
South Bank
Where
QCA Lecture Theatre and Gallery Bldg, (S05_2.04), Sidon St, South Bank, QLD 4101
Start time
March 22, 2019, 8:30 am
End time
March 22, 2019, 3:30 pm
RSVP by
March 16, 2018, 12:00 am

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Save the date - MBA For Life - Sydney

You are invited to join Griffith MBA Director, Associate Professor Stephanie Schleimer, current MBA students and fellow alumni for our annual Sydney MBA for Life event.

If you are currently studying your MBA online, travelling for business, or have relocated and will be in Sydney on Thursday 9 May 2019, we hope you will join us for this exclusive networking opportunity.

Campus
Where
To be advised, Sydney
Start time
May 9, 2019, 6:00 pm
End time
May 9, 2019, 8:30 pm
RSVP by
January 1, 1970, 10:00 am

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Save the date - MBA For Life - Brisbane

Please save the date for this upcoming MBA For Life networking event at the Griffith University South Bank campus.

You are invited to join Griffith MBA Director, Professor Chris Fleming, current MBA students and fellow alumni to hear from an inspiring guest speaker.

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

Campus
South Bank
Where
Griffith University - to be advised
Start time
July 4, 2019, 6:00 pm
End time
July 4, 2019, 8:30 pm
RSVP by
January 1, 1970, 10:00 am

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2019 Michael Whincop Memorial Lecture

The 2019 Michael Whincop Lecture will be held on 28 August 2019.

Campus
Where
Harry Gibbs Commonwealth Courts Building, Level 7, Court Room 1, 119 North Quay, Brisbane
Start time
August 28, 2019, 6:30 pm
End time
August 28, 2019, 8:30 pm
RSVP by
August 21, 2019, 12:00 am

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Save the date - MBA For Life - Brisbane

Please save the date for this upcoming MBA For Life networking event at the Griffith University South Bank campus.

You are invited to join Griffith MBA Director, Professor Chris Fleming, current MBA students and fellow alumni to hear from an inspiring guest speaker.
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These events allow current students and graduates the opportunity to network with likeminded professionals.

Campus
South Bank
Where
Griffith University - to be advised
Start time
November 28, 2019, 6:00 pm
End time
November 28, 2019, 8:30 pm
RSVP by
January 1, 1970, 10:00 am

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Cutting Edge Science Professional Learning day for Teachers and Scientific Operations Officers

The STEM Professional Development Conference days aim to develop participant confidence with regards to knowledge and skills in the areas of cutting-edge STEM and science education in order to enhance student engagement and learning outcomes in the classroom setting. The days can be attended in conjunction or singly, as the program changes daily. Open to all primary and secondary teachers, Heads of Department and Scientific Operations Officers..

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Campus
Nathan
Where
Griffith University
Start time
December 2, 2019, 8:30 am
End time
December 2, 2019, 3:30 pm
RSVP by
January 1, 1970, 10:00 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

Contact our Research Development Team for advice on collaborating with Griffith University