Leadership and Management Short Courses

Overview

Short courses are a great way to up update your skills, keep your resume current and develop new skill sets. If you are looking to gain a promotion, get your “foot-in-the-door” or just maintain regular professional development our short courses are a cost effective option.

These are non-accredited online courses (refer to qualifications in the menu options at the top of the page if you are seeking a nationally recognised course).

Requirements
  • All short courses listed are online modules that require the successful completion of assessment.
  • All short courses listed are non-accredited modules (refer to qualifications in the menu options at the top of the page if you are seeking a nationally recognised course)
  • All short courses listed are available for public and corporate bookings.
  • You will have 3 months to complete from the date of enrolment.
  • On successful completion of the assessment you will be issued a Certificate of Completion
  • For further details refer to Adapt Education’s short course terms and conditions
How to Enrol

There are no set in-take dates, so you can enrol at any time. Alternatively call 1300 380 335 to enrol over the phone.

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Government Subsidised Short Courses Now Available!

As part of the Queensland Economic Recovery Plan we are currently offering our Adapt delivered short courses at no cost, fully subsidised by the QLD government, to eligible QLD residents*. To access this online training, you must be a small business or small business employee that has been impacted by COVID-19.

For more information and to enrol under this program, click on the button below.

*Proof of residency will be required. Partner courses delivered by PD Training are not included in this program. 

Course List – Leadership and Management Short Courses

Conducting Internal Audits

Target audience: Any employee or manager seeking guidance on how to effectively conduct an internal audit of an organisation, program or business area.

Course Description: In this course you will learn about conducting a pre-audit meeting, confirming objective and scope of audit, gathering and reviewing relevant information, assessing and reviewing findings, developing audit reports, conduct exit meeting, reviewing actions taken post audit.

Duration: approx. 4hrs online

Cost: $100

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Conducting Interviews

Target audience: Any employee or manager seeking guidance on how to effectively conduct a range of interviews.

Course Description: In this course you will learn the correct processes to follow to conduct effective recruitment interviews, appraisal interviews, grievance interviews, disciplinary interviews, termination interviews, and exit interviews. Emphasis is placed on thorough processes and communication strategies.

Duration: approx. 4hrs online

Cost: $100

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Creating Resilient Teams

Target audience: Any individual looking to achieve better outcomes and quality decision making in the workplace as well as all aspects of life.

Course Description: In this 1-hour online workshop you will learn how to use tools from leading sources, such as the World Health Organisation and Steven Covey (Circle of Influence), that you can use to proactively build and maintain resilience, handle change and uncertainty with a better mindset, and collaborate with other people facing similar challenges.

Course Details: Live online interactive session with an expert trainer. Multiple dates available to suit your availability.

Duration: 1hr online

Cost: $198 (Credit card payments incur an additional charge.)

We have partnered with PD Training to deliver this course. No fees are payable to Adapt Education. Upon enrolment, you will be provided with a unique link to select your desired date and time to complete the course as well as process your payment to PD Training.

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Developing a Learning Organisation

Target audience: Any employee or manager seeking guidance on developing a learning organisation.

Course Description: In this course you will learn about learning opportunities; the learning needs of individuals; enhancing performance; the importance of recognition; and introducing improvements.

Duration: approx. 4hrs online

Cost: $100

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Leadership in the Workplace

Target audience: Any employee or manager seeking to improve their workplace performance.

Course Description: In this course you will learn about leadership roles; characteristics of a good leader; cultural competence; leadership styles; and organisation health.

Duration: approx. 4hrs online

Cost: $100

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Managing Change

Target audience: Any employee or manager seeking guidance on how to effectively manage change in the workplace.

Course Description: In this course you will learn about what change is; identifying opportunities for change; change leadership; innovation and change; as well as monitoring and evaluation.

Duration: approx. 4hrs online

Cost: $100

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Managing Meetings

Target audience: Any staff member tasked with organising or leading business meetings.

Course Description: In this course you will learn about types of meetings; organising meetings; preparing for meetings; meeting roles; conducting meetings; closing meetings and minute taking.

Duration: approx. 4hrs online

Cost: $100

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Managing Virtual Teams - Communication Strategies

Target audience: Any employee or manager seeking to improve their workplace performance.

Course Description: In this course you will learn how to effectively communicate with team members when all communication is online. It will provide strategies to avoid mis-communication, keeping a strong engaged culture and setting up protocols for quality outcomes and efficient communication.

Course Details: Live online interactive session with an expert trainer. Multiple dates available to suit your availability.

Duration: 1hr online

Cost: $198 (Credit card payments incur an additional charge.)

We have partnered with PD Training to deliver this course. No fees are payable to Adapt Education. Upon enrolment, you will be provided with a unique link to select your desired date and time to complete the course as well as process your payment to PD Training.

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Mentoring

Target audience: Technical experts, new managers or experienced managers who are currently mentoring or considering engaging in a mentoring relationship.

Course Description: In this course you will learn about the types of mentoring relationship, establishing and developing a mentoring relationship, supporting and developing a mentoree, resolving differences, providing feedback, evaluating a mentoring relationship and closure.

Duration: approx. 4hrs online

Cost: $100

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Skills for Influencing and Negotiating

Target audience: Any employee or manager looking to improve their personal and business outcomes by developing their communication skills.

Course Description: In this course you will learn about the relationship between power, influence and negotiation; how to use influencing behaviours; advanced communication techniques; and negotiating techniques.

Duration: approx. 4hrs online

Cost: $100

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Supervising

Target audience: Any employee that has recently been appointed in or seeking a supervisory role.

Course Description: In this course you will learn about planning work; balancing management tasks and operational tasks, leadership and supervision; supporting staff; managing team conflicts; training, coaching and mentoring; communication and feedback.

Duration: approx. 4hrs online

Cost: $100

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Understanding and Managing Conflict at Work

Target audience: Any employee or manager seeking communication strategies and processes to better deal with workplace conflict.

Course Description: In this course you will learn about conflict and its causes, the cost and stages of conflict, strategies for dealing with conflict, problem solving and negotiation, responding to conflicts that cannot be resolved.

Duration: approx. 4hrs online

Cost: $100

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Free short courses to eligible Queenslanders impacted by COVID-19 We are currently offering a large selection of our short courses, at no cost, to eligible students. 

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