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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BSI/Yunus Centre joint seminar: Social entrepreneurship: 15 keys to success

This lecture outlines the must-have tips for businesses and rules of entrepreneurship
which are redefined in lieu of e-commerce and new media. Whether you are a student
of business administration or an academic who needs a contemporary publication to revise
the millennial curriculum; this speech will serve as an authentic reference to the current corporate best practices and game-changing strategies that oriented toward new market structures and methodologies.

Campus
Nathan
Where
N16 Macrossan Building, Room 0.10 Lecture Theatre
Start time
May 1, 2019, 11:00 am
End time
May 1, 2019, 12:00 pm
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April 26, 2019, 12:00 am

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Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar | Effectiveness of value chain interventions for improving livelihood of smallholder farmers in Nepal

In this presentation, Diwakar KC, PhD Candidate, Griffith Business School, Griffith University summarises the emergence of value chain approach and its integration to agri-food industry. It further discusses how profit-oriented business driven - VC framework applied in developed nations shifted focus toward achieving broader development goals for poor and marginalized farmers in developing nations like Nepal and other countries in Asia, Africa and world.

Campus
Nathan
Where
N72_-1.18
Start time
May 2, 2019, 12:00 pm
End time
May 2, 2019, 1:20 pm
RSVP by
April 29, 2019, 12:00 am

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BSI management seminar: The cybersecurity threat: What every manager needs to know and do

This seminar will cover the ten actions that our seminar leaders have derived by working first-hand with the highest risks across all of their clients. For example, what standards should your business follow: NIST, ASD/ACSC, ISO27001? You will leave the seminar with enough practical knowledge to have a constructive conversation with your IT department or service provider to make rapid improvements to your cybersecurity ecosystem and to reduce your risk exposure.

Campus
South Bank
Where
Ship Inn Level 2 Function Room, Sidon Street
Start time
May 9, 2019, 7:00 am
End time
May 9, 2019, 9:00 am
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May 3, 2019, 12:00 am

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Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar | Governing Civil Society in Cambodia: Implications of the 2015 NGO Law for governance and democracy

In this presentation, Dr Melissa Curley, Senior Lecturer of International Relations at The University of Queensland will draw upon recent research on the introduction of the 2015 Law on Associations and Non-governmental Organisations in Cambodia ("NGO Law") from 2011-2017 and explores its connection to the "rule of law' concept.

Campus
Nathan
Where
N72_-1.18
Start time
May 9, 2019, 12:00 pm
End time
May 9, 2019, 1:20 pm
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May 6, 2019, 12:00 am

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Arts, Education and Law 2019 Professorial Lecture

The Arts, Education and Law group is delighted to host the annual AEL Professorial Lecture on Monday 13 May 2019 at our South Bank campus. The topic of this year's Lecture is: Dancing with the Devil of Race across the Anglosphere.

​The 2019 Lecture is presented by Professor James Carson, Head of the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science (HLSS) at Griffith University.

Campus
South Bank
Where
Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Queensland Conservatorium
Start time
May 13, 2019, 5:30 pm
End time
May 13, 2019, 7:30 pm
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May 10, 2019, 12:00 am

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Griffith University External Scholarships Information Evening

Griffith University Staff, Students and Alumni are invited to attend our External Scholarships Information Evening.

Campus
Nathan
Where
Room 1.19 N78 Sir Samuel Griffith Building
Start time
May 13, 2019, 6:00 pm
End time
May 13, 2019, 7:30 pm
RSVP by
May 12, 2019, 12:00 am

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Artists as Educators: Paul Bai, Dale Harding & Judy Watson

Artists as Educators Panel Discussion

Campus
South Bank
Where
Griffith University Art Museum
Start time
May 15, 2019, 6:00 pm
End time
May 15, 2019, 8:30 pm
RSVP by
January 1, 1970, 10:00 am

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New drugs, why the wait? How new drugs are discovered in the 21st century

You are invited to a panel discussion, led by the Griffith Insitute for Drug Discovery. Join with chemists, biologists and developers working on solving some of the most troubling and widespread diseases on the globe, to discuss the many factors that influence how fast a drug candidate progresses through development towards the clinic and into market.

Campus
South Bank
Where
QCA Lecture Theatre and Gallery Building - S05
Start time
May 21, 2019, 5:30 pm
End time
May 21, 2019, 7:00 pm
RSVP by
May 20, 2019, 12:00 am

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Artists Influencing Change: Courtney Coombs, Gordon Hookey & Sha Sarwari

Artists Influencing Change Panel Discussion

Campus
South Bank
Where
Griffith University Art Museum
Start time
May 22, 2019, 6:00 pm
End time
May 22, 2019, 8:30 pm
RSVP by
May 21, 2019, 12:00 am

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Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar | Australian Writers in China in the 1950s-1960s

In this presentation, Mr Li Jianjun, Senior Lecturer, School of English and International Studies and Director, Australian Studies Centre, Beijing Foreign Studies University demostrates why and how Australian writers were introduced into China and shed light on the cultural exchanges between Australia and China two decades earlier before the establishment of diplomatic relationship between the two countries in 1972.

Campus
Nathan
Where
N54_2.06
Start time
May 23, 2019, 12:00 pm
End time
May 23, 2019, 1:20 pm
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May 20, 2019, 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 30 May 2019, we hope you will join us for this exclusive networking opportunity.

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

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How well do we know the 'Hobbit?' Paleopolitics and Homo floresiensis

You are invited to the third annual Raymond Dart Lecture with Professor Dean Falk, the Hale G. Smith Professor of Anthropology and a Distinguished Research Professor at Florida State University. Professor Falk will discuss the controversies surrounding Homo floresiensis and how new evidence has blazed the trail for reconsidering the "big picture" of human evolution.

Campus
South Bank
Where
QCA Lecture Theatre and Gallery Bldg S05 - 2.04
Start time
June 25, 2019, 5:30 pm
End time
June 25, 2019, 7:00 pm
RSVP by
June 24, 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.

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.
​
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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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