Professional Certificate in Workplace Leadership

Course overview

  • / 6 months part time
  • Online
  • Available to domestic and international students


The Professional Certificate in Workplace Leadership is a high-impact leadership course providing the fundamental skills required for great leaders.

Developed and delivered by the Centre for Workplace Leadership, located with the Faculty of Business and Economics, you will learn from industry leaders and experts and get a jump-start on your personal growth.

Who the course is for

This course is designed for early-to-mid-career professionals working in various sectors from information technology to healthcare, seeking to develop their managerial and leadership skills, as well as senior professional aiming to build their foundational leadership skills to better lead teams. It's suitable for anyone with the ambition to enhance their understanding of leadership, and learn how to empower and encourage team members to optimise their performance.

International students are welcome to study this course. However, please note that this course is not available to international students who require a student visa to study in Australia as it does not meet the onshore study requirements and it is not registered with CRICOS.

Course aims

This pioneering course has been devised to help you become a successful leader in your field of expertise by developing your capabilities in communications, decision making, negotiation, problem solving, managing people through delegation and facilitation, and improving workplace functions by creating and maintaining effective systems.

The course aims to provide practical learning opportunities for those seeking to extend their business, managerial and leadership skills. As a student of this program, you will learn the fundamentals of leadership including strategic planning, problem solving, managing people, and influencing others, which can be applied immediately to the workplace.