Course overview

  • 6 months part time
  • Online
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Term 1 Intake - January and Term 3 Intake - July


Rapid change and complexity are increasingly inherent to industry and organisations. Managers of today and tomorrow need to navigate this complexity, make agile decisions, lead the right change, do more with less, and enable their teams to achieve their best performance.

The Professional Certificate in Leadership equips managers from across diverse industries to be high performers. This program develops the core competencies of contemporary management and leadership:

  • Adaptive leadership
  • Team management

The Professional Certificate in Leadership is delivered online.  It focuses on global best practice, multi-disciplinary approaches to management and leadership, is applicable across all industries, and uses real life case studies. Graduates develop an advanced knowledge of core aspects of modern team management, and leadership in complex and changing organisational and industry environments.

Who the course is for?

The Professional Certificate in Leadership is for working professionals who wish to develop leadership skills. The course offers a flexible online option to meet the needs of busy working professionals to study where and how they want, to connect with faculty and industry experts, and to network with their cohort.

Related programs for credit

Successful completion of the Professional Certificate in Leadership will provide the basis for advanced standing into the Master of Professional Management.

Course aims

Through this course, you will develop and demonstrate both initiative and judgement to support and contribute to colleagues’ workplace well‐being and performance – developing teams to be high-performing.

The Professional Certificate in Leadership supports your lifelong learning. The learning experience features online lectures with leading experts, skills development exercises, case studies and scenarios, contemporary readings and resources, facilitated group discussions, and “hands on” workplace interventions. The program features rigorous, contemporary research-led, real-world expertise and insights from industry partners and thought-leaders, to recognise leadership and management challenges.