Are you seeking an alternative to ‘typical’ business courses? Do you want a qualification that is practical, innovative and fit for the future?

Welcome to the next generation of leadership education

ACU’s leadership qualifications are changing the world of postgraduate study.  Forget high-brow academia and outdated text books. These programs are designed for the real-world and delivered by true business innovators.

With flexible online, weekday or weekend delivery, these qualifications will enhance rather than interfere with your professional life.

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"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” John Quincy Adams

Effective leadership in Catholic organisations is not only about engaging the energies of their people, it is also about tapping into each person’s motivation to achieve something worthwhile and focusing that motivation upon a task that is worth their commitment.

This unique qualification will provide you with a deep understanding of Catholic identity, ethos and mission and its integration with the day-to-day leadership of a modern organisation.

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Our Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) challenges participants to consider how contemporary business models can embrace ethical values and sustainable profit growth, and how these two apparently competing ambitions are, in fact, intertwined and interdependent.

The EMBA is a pinnacle business qualification for individuals who believe in more than just maximising profits.

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In Australia today, Government funding policy is increasingly focusing on including the family and responding to research findings indicating that, for a broad range of health, mental health and social problems, the most effective and enduring interventions and treatments are informed by family and systemic therapy.

Research and world best practice in many domains is moving toward systemic frameworks of conceptualisation and intervention. And demand currently outstrips supply of specialist training in Family and Systemic Therapy. 

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Graduate Certificate in Leading Resilient Enterprises

It’s not what you do but how you think that defines success.

  • How can I keep up with a world that is moving so fast?
  • What do ‘disruptive’ brands like Uber and Google all have in common?
  • How can we be sure our new ideas are resilient ideas?

In this game-changing qualification, you’ll learn the secrets of Systemics and discover how to unlock ‘hidden innovation’ from within your organisation.

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Imagine being able to achieve breakthrough negotiations, every time you meet someone? Stephen Kozicki can show you how.

The key, is to focus on preparation, on process and on people. This allows you to develop creative solutions, stronger relationships and better outcomes for all.

Stephens interactive programme guides you through each stage of the negotiation framework, applying skills to the real scenarios that you bring to the course.

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The 3rd sector has been crying out for a practical like this for a long time and my management team are already seeing of being part of the program.”

Andrew Crawford, CEO, Streetwork

If you’re looking for a postgraduate qualification that really ‘gets’ what it means to run a Not-for-Profit look no further.

This specialist program is a practical roadmap for people leading or aspiring to lead a charity, social enterprise or educational institution.

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In this time of disruption and unpredictability organisations and managers must skillfully interact with the new risk environment.

Propel your learning and make decisions that are empowered, innovative and forward thinking in a VUCA world. Take that critical leadership step forward - redefine the role of risk and focus on growth.  Understand the Psychology of Risk.

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