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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Entrepreneurship Seminar - Innovative Start ups

Two years, five years, fifteen years. What is the journey for Innovative Start ups?
The October Entrepreneurship Seminar provides insights from businesses - Logan, Redland City and Gold Coast to highlight how start ups scale up with product, service or process innovations and the opportunities and challenges along the journey.

Campus
Logan
Where
Auditorium (L06)
Start time
October 23, 2018, 5:00 pm
End time
October 23, 2018, 7:00 pm
RSVP by
October 22, 2018, 12:00 am

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2018 Michael Whincop Memorial Lecture

Professor Guy S. Goodwin-Gill will present the 2018 Michael Whincop Memorial Lecture "Principles and Purpose - Stepping up to Refugee Protection in this Era of Displacement".

Campus
Where
Harry Gibbs Commonwealth Courts Building, Level 7, Court Room 1, 119 North Quay, Brisbane
Start time
October 23, 2018, 6:30 pm
End time
October 23, 2018, 8:30 pm
RSVP by
October 16, 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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MHIQ Program Seminar Series Infection & Immunity - Host Professor Glen Ulett

MHIQ Program Seminar Series - Infection & Immunity
The presentation by Dr Begoña Heras describes how autotransporter (AT) proteins enable bacteria to aggregate with other bacteria and adhere to human cells. She will discuss how knowledge from her current research is developing methods to disrupt this AT function. Dr Timothy Wells will discuss his research investigating the mechanisms and treatment of inhibitory antibody that exacerbates P. aeruginosa lung infections.

Campus
Gold Coast
Where
G34_1.05/1.06
Start time
November 1, 2018, 12:00 pm
End time
November 1, 2018, 2:00 pm
RSVP by
October 30, 2018, 12:00 am

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Echoes of initiation: The Waiet archaeology project in Torres Strait

Dr Duncan Wright from the Australian National University will be presenting a seminar titled "Echoes of initiation: The Waiet archaeology project in Torres Strait" as a guest of the Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research.

Campus
Gold Coast
Where
Building G27 Room 1.11
Start time
November 2, 2018, 12:30 pm
End time
November 2, 2018, 1:30 pm
RSVP by
January 1, 1970, 10:00 am

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MHIQ Program Seminar Series Disability & Rehabilitation Translating research findings so that they matter in the lives of people with brain injury

MHIQ Program Seminar Series Disability & Rehabilitation Topic: Translating research findings so that they matter in the lives of people with brain injury
Professor Togher discusses the ways in which clinicians, researchers, universities and professional associations can work together to ensure that the proliferation of new assessment and treatment advances which utilise multidisciplinary expertise ultimately matter in the lives of people with traumatic brain injury.

Campus
Gold Coast
Where
G40_8.29 (videoconference)
Start time
November 7, 2018, 10:00 am
End time
November 7, 2018, 11:00 am
RSVP by
November 5, 2018, 12:00 am

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The 3rd Symposium on Distributed Ledger Technology

Distributed Ledger Technology is an emerging technology, which provides the way to store and manage information in a distributed fashion. The goal of this symposium is to provide a forum for researchers, business leaders and policymakers in this area to carefully analyse current systems or propose new solutions creating a scientific background for a solid development of innovative Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) applications.

Campus
Where
Novotel Surfers Paradise: 3105 Surfers Paradise Boulevard, 4217 Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
Start time
November 12, 2018, 9:00 am
End time
November 12, 2018, 6:00 pm
RSVP by
January 1, 1970, 10:00 am

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Middle Leadership Conference

This is a one-day professional development event for middle leaders (e.g., Heads of Department, Senior Teachers, Curriculum Leaders) that focuses on leading curriculum and professional development in schools.

Campus
Mt Gravatt
Where
M10 5.02
Start time
November 15, 2018, 9:30 am
End time
November 15, 2018, 4:00 pm
RSVP by
November 1, 2018, 12:00 am

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Building Success through Resilience: Professional Networking Event

Griffith University alumni and Golden Key members are invited to attend our Gold Coast professional networking event.

Campus
Where
Novotel Surfers Paradise
Start time
November 20, 2018, 6:30 pm
End time
November 20, 2018, 8:30 pm
RSVP by
January 1, 1970, 10:00 am

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Book launch of "The Tales Teeth Tell" by Associate Professor Tanya Smith

Join us for a memorable evening with Associate Professor Tanya Smith to celebrate the worldwide launch of her new popular science book "The Tales Teeth Tell: Development, Evolution and Behavior."

Campus
South Bank
Where
The Ship Inn, Level 2 Function Centre
Start time
November 21, 2018, 6:00 pm
End time
November 21, 2018, 8:00 pm
RSVP by
November 20, 2018, 12:00 am

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LFC Seminar - Shotgun Referendums: Voting and Deliberating amid Conflict

Associate Professor Ron Levy (Australian National University) will present his paper "Shotgun Referendums: Voting and Deliberating amid Conflict".

Campus
Gold Coast
Where
Law (G36) 3.82
Start time
November 22, 2018, 12:00 pm
End time
November 22, 2018, 2:00 pm
RSVP by
November 15, 2018, 12:00 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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Griffith Asia Institute 2018 Asia Lecture: Leadership and regionalism in South East Asia

Join us as Dr Natalegawa shares his insights on the challenges and prospects for leadership in our region, including within ASEAN.

Dr Raden Mohammad Marty Muliana Natalegawa (Dr Natalegawa) served as the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Indonesia from 2009-2014 and currently serves as a member of the United Nations Secretary-General's High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation.

He is the author of a book titled Does ASEAN Matter? A View From Within.

Campus
South Bank
Where
Queensland College of Art Lecture Theatre and Gallery (S05), 226 Grey Street, South Brisbane
Start time
November 28, 2018, 6:00 pm
End time
November 28, 2018, 7:00 pm
RSVP by
November 23, 2018, 12:00 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

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