Brisbane’s new custom-built Leadership Centre is open for business.
ACU’s new Leadership Centre, Brisbane is dedicated to postgraduate and executive studies in the heart of the city.
The Centre, a state-of-the art complex at Cathedral House in Elizabeth Street, provides both a learning and teaching centre and a venue for corporate and networking events. Flexible timetables, including sessions outside business hours, will benefit those juggling work and family commitments.
A free seminar on ‘Creating a sustainable retirement income’ launched the series of six planned business lectures at the Leadership Centre. Hosted by the MBA Executive on the first Friday evening of each new unit, people are invited to join the class to experience what the course has to offer.
The second of these will be held on 24 October at 5.30pm. Managing director of 55 Comms and former Courier Mail editor Michael Crutcher will speak about “Strategies for a new media world”.
The new Leadership Centre is introducing a unique schedule that offers flexible hours for those juggling work and family commitments, and will include breakfast sessions.
MBA Executive Director Professor Don Ross said he was pleased that the MBA Executive suite of courses involved a holistic approach to understanding managerial responsibility.
“We intend to help our students develop the moral compasses that will equip them as responsible business leaders with the ethical foundation to make decisions. This key value will bring long term benefits to both their organisations and society.”
The free seminars are an opportunity for all to visit the state-of-the-art Leadership Centre which is set to add valuable options to the higher education opportunities offered in the middle of Brisbane.
ACU Provost Professor Pauline Nugent said the ACU Leadership Centre, Brisbane complemented the University’s campus at Banyo and bolstered its commitment to quality executive and postgraduate programs.
“The Centre is an exceptional addition to ACU, and has been purpose-built to meet the needs of our executive and postgraduate students. Situated in the Cathedral Precinct, the venue is conducive to expanding Catholic partnerships and building relationships with the corporate community,” said Professor Nugent.
Associate Vice-Chancellor (Brisbane) Professor Jim Nyland said he was thrilled with the new campus.
“We have built this facility to cater to the specific needs of executive and postgraduate students, including staffing it with a core team of dedicated and qualified professionals, supported by our world-class academics based only 15 minutes away at our main campus at Banyo.” said Professor Nyland.
“It is an ideal venue and has been designed to deliver the intent of ACU’s new mission here in Queensland. I can boldly predict that this magnificent teaching and learning space based within the wonderful setting of Cathedral House will enable ACU Brisbane to be recognised internationally for providing world-class leadership programs across all our areas of mission.”