Other Courses (ATEM, AHEIA, LH Martin Institute)

The following programs are run by external providers across the tertiary sector.

Association for Tertiary Education Management (ATEM)

Influence & Persuasion at Work

2 November - Online
This short and comprehensive course is the fastest way to develop deep understanding and skills in influence and persuasion.

Institutional Policy Seminar

4 November - Sydney
This seminar is an opportunity for policy practitioners across the sector to explore best practice, and to discuss practical development and implementation issues.

Introduction To Design Thinking

11 November - Melbourne
‘Design Thinking’ is a systematic tool for problem solving and innovation – with a human focus. It’s a process and mindset that enables the creation of innovative solutions.

Risks and Rewards - the future of the tertiary education sector

11 November - Sydney
Risk and Rewards - the Future of the Tertiary Education Sector is a joint program with the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

40th Anniversary Dinner

17 November - Sydney
Join us in The Strangers Room of Parliament House, Sydney, to celebrate forty years of achievement by our Voluntary Association and to hear two of the most influential managers in the New South Wales Tertiary Education Sector, who are sharing a platform together for the first time.

Business Process Management

24 November - Online
Business process management helps organisations leverage processes to achieve their goals and be successful. Once processes are implemented, they must be monitored, evaluated, and optimised to make sure they are still meeting the goals that they were designed to accomplish. A business that can successfully manage its processes is able to maintain a competitive edge, while increasing productivity and efficiency and decreasing costs.

Getting Students to Graduation

24 November 2016 -Sydney
Getting students to graduation - a forum about the techniques used to retain students all the way to graduation. Co-hosted with the Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET).

Internal Programme and Departmental Reviews

24 November - New Zealand
Workshop and Discussion Forum. Consideration will be given to the ‘processes’ of review to ensure they are robust, rigorous and meet the needs of the institution and will include a discussion on the importance of panel selection and appropriate Terms of Reference.

Tertiary Education Forum

24 November - Perth
A discussion of current issues in tertiary education, with eminent speakers.

Writing for the Web (PPP*)

PPP 30 November - Sydney
Writing an online forum, intranet, internet or even a blog or Facebook page? Brush up on the best ways to capture an online audience.

ATEM Bass Breakfast Series

30 November - Melbourne
Join your Bass region colleagues for our final event in our 40th Anniversary year, our much loved breakfast series.

Financial Reporting for Executive Assistants Sydney (PPP*)

PPP 30 November - Sydney
This workshop is designed for the busy support professional and will improve your financial knowledge as well as your technical Excel skills.

Essential Dashboards for Excel (PPP*)

PPP 30 November - Sydney
This course covers the principles of good dashboard design, as well as the tools to implement and build a dashboard using your existing Excel tools and skills (and perhaps a few you didn't know you had!).

Business Writing Essentials (PPP*)

PPP 30 November – Sydney
This workshop is packed full of tips to help you create clear, persuasive documents that get the results you want.

*ATEM has a number Priority Place Programs for a selection of on-demand events, to improve the flexibility and accessibility of courses. These events will run once a minimum number of attendees have registered. Please browse the ATEM program listings for more information.

ACU holds a corporate membership with ATEM which allows staff to attend programs at a reduced rate. When registering, indicate that you work for ACU and you will be entitled to the Affiliate rate.


Australian Higher Education Industrial Association (AHEIA)

Advanced Workplace Relations Practitioner

This program delivered over two half days (includes a networking dinner) covers strategic industrial relations issues and case studies appropriate to senior HR/IR practitioners in the higher education sector.

Location: Sydney
Date: 8 November
Time: 9am to 5pm
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Location: Adelaide
Date: 3 November
Time: 9am to 5pm
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Location: Melbourne
Date: 15 November
Time: 9am to 5pm
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  • Finance Fundamentals


    Video Conference: 14 Dec

    The Finance Fundamentals sessions are designed to provide a very brief overview of Finance at ACU. We will outline fundamentals such as the chart of accounts, systems used at ACU, who to contact, and which training workshops would be relevant for your situation.

  • Banner Report Training

    (Human Resources)

    Webinar: 2 Jun

    The Banner Reporting training session has been developed from the reports listed in the Student Systems Banner Common Reports quick reference guide, available on the Student Systems Training SharePoint site.

  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Cultural Awareness Workshop

    (Human Resources)

    Ballarat; Brisbane; Canberra; Melbourne; North Sydney; Strathfield: 29 Nov

    • Ballarat:
      • 12 Dec Face to face;
    • Brisbane:
      • 29 Nov Face to face;
    • Canberra:
      • 30 Nov Face to face;
    • Melbourne:
      • 13 Dec Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 5 Dec Face to face;
    • Strathfield:
      • 6 Dec Face to face;

    The Cultural Awareness workshops provide participants with the opportunity to develop a greater understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ways and perspectives.

  • Work Life Balance Series: Wellbeing and Mindfulness

    (Human Resources)

    Video Conference: 8 Dec

    This presentation highlights the multi-faceted nature of well-being and focuses on providing knowledge and tools within the following four dimensions of well-being: emotional, cognitive, relational and physical.

  • NVivo Training

    (Human Resources)

    Brisbane; Melbourne; North Sydney: 5 Nov

    • Brisbane:
      • 10 Dec Face to face;
      • 11 Dec Face to face;
    • Melbourne:
      • 3 Dec Face to face;
      • 4 Dec Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 5 Nov Face to face;
      • 6 Nov Face to face;

    The Faculty of Education and Arts will be hosting 2 day NVivo workshops in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne to assist HDR Students and HDR Supervisors in how to use this qualitative software to complete literature reviews and an introduction to data analysis.