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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Researchers behaving badly

Presented by Menzies Health Institue Queensland as part of the 2019 Lecture Series
Prof Vaux will share recommendations as to how to spot research papers that should be discarded, suggest ways to try to have papers corrected and discuss Australia's need for a national office for research integrity
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Campus
Nathan
Where
Video Conference: Sir Samuel Griffith Centre, Building N78 Room 2.30
Start time
June 20, 2019, 12:00 pm
End time
June 20, 2019, 12:00 pm
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June 18, 2019, 12:00 am

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MHIQ Program Seminar Series Disability & Rehabilitation - Sleep disorders in spinal cord injury

MHIQ Program Seminar Series Disability & Rehabilitation Topic: Sleep disorders in spinal cord injury. In this presentation, Professor Berlowitz outlines the prevalence and impact of disorders such as obstructive sleep apnoea, periodic leg movements and circadian rhythm disorders as direct consequences of spinal cord injuries and discusses the emerging tratment options for non-respiratory sleep complications.

Campus
Gold Coast
Where
G42_3.06 (videoconference)
Start time
June 20, 2019, 2:00 pm
End time
June 20, 2019, 3:00 pm
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June 17, 2019, 12:00 am

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LFC Seminar Series: Evaluating Integrated Domestic and Family Violence Services: Co-location in a Police Station

Professor Nan Seuffert will present her paper Evaluating Integrated Domestic and Family Violence Services: Co-location in a Police Station as part of the LFC Seminar Series.

Campus
Gold Coast
Where
Law (G36) 3.82
Start time
June 25, 2019, 12:00 pm
End time
June 25, 2019, 1:30 pm
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June 18, 2019, 12:00 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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Entrepreneurship Seminar Series

This seminar kicks off the digital marketing deep dive series over June, July and August and will take you on focused areas to build your digital journey.

The evening features digital marketing expertise led by Dr Timo Dietrich, Deputy Director (Engagement) at Social Marketing @ Griffith and Graeme Hughes, seasoned Entrepreneur, executive, director of ATOM Branding and lecturer, Griffith Business School.

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Campus
Logan
Where
L07 4.07
Start time
June 26, 2019, 5:00 pm
End time
June 26, 2019, 7:30 pm
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June 22, 2019, 12:00 am

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Perspectives:Asia Lecture | Fair go, mate: The changing language and practice of Australian values diplomacy in times of uncertainty and risk

In this presentation, Emeritus Professor John Fitzgerald, Centre for Social Impact at Swinburne Uniersity of Technology will discuss the changing language and practice of Australian values and diplomacy in times of uncertainty and risk.

Campus
Where
Cinema B, Gallery of Modern Art, Stanley Place, South Bank
Start time
July 4, 2019, 6:00 pm
End time
July 4, 2019, 7:00 pm
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June 28, 2019, 12:00 am

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MBA For Life event - Brisbane

We are moving off campus and treating our MBA for Life cohort to a night at the Emporium Hotel South Bank. Join us for networking, canapes and drinks as we escape the winter chills this 4th of July.

Campus
Where
Emporium Hotel, South Bank
Start time
July 4, 2019, 6:00 pm
End time
July 4, 2019, 8:30 pm
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July 1, 2019, 12:00 am

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LFC Seminar Series: Are Rights Progressive? Australian Debates Over Constitutional Rights in the 1940s and 1950s

Dr Dylan Lino will present his paper Are Rights Progressive? Australian Debates Over Constitutional Rights in the 1940s and 1950s as part of the LFC Seminar Series.

Campus
Gold Coast
Where
Law (G36) 3.82
Start time
July 10, 2019, 12:00 pm
End time
July 10, 2019, 2:00 pm
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July 3, 2019, 12:00 am

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The Future of Corruption - The Fitzgerald Report 30 Years on

If the quality of our government and our democracy is important to you, this is an event you can't afford to miss! Before a live audience a panel of experts, moderated by Paul Barclay (ABC, "Big Ideas'), will reflect on the importance of the Fitzgerald Report, where corruption is today and what still needs to be done to thwart it.

Campus
South Bank
Where
Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Queensland Conservatorium
Start time
July 10, 2019, 6:30 pm
End time
July 10, 2019, 9:00 pm
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July 3, 2019, 12:00 am

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Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar | Civility and Its Development: The Experiences of China and Taiwan, 2018, Hong Kong University Press

In this presentation, Adjunct Associate Professor David Schak, Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University compares the development of civility in mainland China and Taiwan. His recently published book, Civility and Its Development: The Experiences of China and Taiwan analyses the social conditions needed for civility to become established in a society and argues that the attempts to impose civility top-down from the state are ineffective.

Campus
Nathan
Where
N72_-1.18
Start time
July 11, 2019, 12:00 pm
End time
July 11, 2019, 1:20 pm
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July 8, 2019, 12:00 am

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BSI management seminar: Cybersecurity: Cutting through the hype

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.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. All attendees will receive FREE practical tools you can use to improve your security posture.
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Campus
South Bank
Where
Ship Inn Level 2 Function Room, Sidon Street
Start time
July 17, 2019, 10:00 am
End time
July 17, 2019, 11:00 am
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July 12, 2019, 12:00 am

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Partnering With Commercial Partnerships To Achieve Social Objectives Masterclass

Involving businesses to achieve positive behaviour change. - This interactive masterclass will highlight the basics of corporate social responsibility and cross-sector partnerships and provide practical tips on how to optimise such initiatives. In addition to gaining insights, participants will share experiences and gain knowledge through a peer-to-peer learning process.

Campus
South Bank
Where
Griffith University
Start time
July 25, 2019, 9:00 am
End time
July 25, 2019, 4:00 pm
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July 20, 2019, 12:00 am

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Introductory Behaviour Change Masterclass

The leading one-day behaviour change marketing training course.

This workshop introduces you to the social marketing process, delivering you the tools you need to compete against your commercial competition.

Campus
South Bank
Where
Griffith University
Start time
August 2, 2019, 9:00 am
End time
August 2, 2019, 4:00 pm
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July 27, 2019, 12:00 am

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Advanced Behaviour Change Masterclass

In this workshop, we challenge you to consider the many agencies tasked with delivering behavioural change. You will be challenged to identify potential synergies that could be obtained to extend reach in the communities you serve.

Participation in the Advanced Behaviour Change Masterclass will advance your knowledge of the social marketing toolkit and provide you with more tools to enable sustained change.

Campus
South Bank
Where
Griffith University
Start time
August 16, 2019, 9:00 am
End time
August 16, 2019, 4:00 pm
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August 2, 2019, 12:00 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
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August 21, 2019, 12:00 am

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Change 2019

The main event is a 1 ½ day conference that brings together policy makers, planners, award-winning change makers, passionate change agents and many more.

A line up of 20 speakers from Australia and around the world will share their change stories in TED style talks that keep you at the edge of your seat.

Join us at Change 2019 to achieve MORE behaviour change in LESS time - even if you have LIMITED resources available.

Campus
South Bank
Where
Griffith University
Start time
October 23, 2019, 9:00 am
End time
October 25, 2019, 5:00 pm
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October 14, 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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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