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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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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Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar | A Critical Political Analysis of the UN's 2030 Sustainable Development Goals Agenda

In this presentation, Dr Heloise Weber, Senior Lecturer, School of Political Science and International Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Queensland presents a critical political analysis of the UN's 2030 Sustainable Development Goals Agenda and argues that the SDG agenda does not address poverty as deprivation, and thereby exacerbates a fundamental injustice.

Campus
Nathan
Where
N54_2.06
Start time
August 29, 2019, 12:00 pm
End time
August 29, 2019, 1:20 pm
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August 26, 2019, 12:00 am

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MHIQ Program Seminar Series Infectious Diseases & Immunology - Biomedical Research at Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre

MHIQ Program Seminar Series Infectious Diseases & Immunology
Professor Nguyen's presentation will focus on biomedical applications and presents the past and current works being undertaken by QMNC on micro/nanofluidics, lab on a chip, lab on skin, organ on a chip, three-dimensional cell culture, point-of-care diagnostics of diseases, and implantable microdevices.

Campus
Gold Coast
Where
G42_3.09
Start time
August 29, 2019, 12:30 pm
End time
August 29, 2019, 2:00 pm
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August 27, 2019, 12:00 am

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2019 Griffith University Strata Title Conference

2019 Griffith University Strata Title Conference: Rise. 4-6 September. The Star, Gold Coast. Registration now open!

Campus
Where
The Star, Gold Coast
Start time
September 4, 2019, 9:00 am
End time
September 6, 2019, 5:00 pm
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January 1, 1970, 10:00 am

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Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar | Challenges of Electricity Supply in India: Evolving Market Structure and Political Economy Issues

In this presentation, Dr Pradeep Perera, Head of Energy Sector Operations for India, Asian Development Bank will discuss the challenges of Electricity Supply in India: The Evolving Market Structure and Political Economy Issues.

Campus
Nathan
Where
N72_-1.18
Start time
September 5, 2019, 12:00 pm
End time
September 5, 2019, 1:20 pm
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September 2, 2019, 12:00 am

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LFC Seminar Series: What is the point of International Environmental Law in the Anthropocene?

Professor Tim Stephens will present his paper What is the Point of International Environmental Law in the Anthropocene? as part of the LFC Seminar Series.

Campus
Gold Coast
Where
Law (G36) 3.82
Start time
September 6, 2019, 12:00 pm
End time
September 6, 2019, 2:00 pm
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September 1, 2019, 12:00 am

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Indigenous Voices and Cultural Integrity in Australia

​An expert panel drawn from our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities will explore how cultural voice can be utilised and embedded within the community as a whole. The panel will discuss how cultural voice is expressed and utililsed to influence public policies and outcomes at the inter-face between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australia.

Campus
South Bank
Where
The Ship Inn Function Room, Bld S06, Level 2, 266 Grey Street
Start time
September 9, 2019, 6:00 pm
End time
September 9, 2019, 8:30 pm
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September 5, 2019, 12:00 am

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Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar | Narendra Modi and the Uses of Foreign Policy: Diplomacy, Reputation, and the Domestic Audience

In this presentation, Ian Hall, Professor of International Relations and Deputy Director (Research), Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University will discuss Narendra Modi and the uses of Foreign Policy: Diplomacy, Reputation, and the Domestic Audience. Prof Hall will be also launching his new book 'Modi and the Reinvention of Indian Foreign Policy'.

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

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Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar | The Role of the Arts in Cambodia's Transitional Justice Process

In this presentation, Professor Renee Jeffery, International Relations, Griffith University will examine roles played by the arts in Cambodia's transitional justice process, from early grassroots arts and human rights activism to the reparations orders of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC).

Campus
Nathan
Where
N78_2.30
Start time
September 19, 2019, 12:00 pm
End time
September 19, 2019, 1:20 pm
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September 16, 2019, 12:00 am

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Perspectives:Asia Lecture | State of play in cyber-space: risks and implications of struggles for power in cyberspace

In a in-conversation format, Fergus Hanson and Smanatha Hoffman from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute's International Cyber Policy Centre will discuss the state of play in cyber-space: outlining the risks and implications of struggles for power in cyberspace.

Campus
Where
Cinema B, Gallery of Modern Art, Stanley Place, South Bank
Start time
September 19, 2019, 6:00 pm
End time
September 19, 2019, 7:00 pm
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September 13, 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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MBA For Life event - Melbourne

You are invited to join Griffith MBA Director, Professor Chris Fleming, current MBA students and fellow alumni for our annual Melbourne MBA for Life event.

If you are currently studying your MBA online, travelling for business, or have relocated and will be in Melbourne on Wednesday 23 October 2019, we hope you will join us for this exclusive networking opportunity.

Campus
Where
To be confirmed
Start time
October 23, 2019, 6:00 pm
End time
October 23, 2019, 8:00 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.
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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 21, 2019, 6:00 pm
End time
November 21, 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

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