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Applied Project Management
DescriptionDaysCost
Providing a broad exploration of project management best practice, this course will give you an understanding of all aspects of the project management lifecycle.3$1300
Dates: 8-10 May, 16-18 Oct

Course Outline (PDF 319KB)

Change Management
DescriptionDaysCost
This course provides you with the tools you need to analyse, scope, plan and implement change programs for your business.2$880
Dates: 23 & 24 May

Course Outline (PDF 318KB)

Complex Negotiation
DescriptionDaysCost
This course will provide you with personal insight into the ways in which you respond to different people, situations and events.2$880
Dates: 5 & 6 Sep

Course Outline (PDF 320KB)

Conflict Resolution
DescriptionDays Cost
This course provides an in-depth exploration of the drivers of conflict and the skills you need to effectively intervene and facilitate positive outcomes.2$880
Dates: 13 & 14 Sep

Course Outline (PDF 318KB)

Contract Management
DescriptionDaysCost
This course is designed as practical guide to managing the implementation and monitoring of contracts.2$880
Dates: 29 & 30 Aug

Course Outline (PDF 320KB)

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
DescriptionDaysCost
This course provides you with the skills you need to solve problems efficiently and make decisions that are aligned to business goals.1$450
Dates: 20 Apr

Course Outline (PDF 319KB)

Customer Service
DescriptionDays Cost
The Customer Service short course explores the essence of truly exceptional customer service and provides you with the skills and knowledge to respond to customer and client needs. By examining all customer touch points and focussing on professional communication, this course will help you manage and monitor the effectiveness of your service to customers.1$450
Dates: 27 Apr

Course Outline (PDF 319KB)

Dealing with Difficult Behaviours
DescriptionDaysCost
This course is designed to provide you with skills, techniques and strategies to professionally and confidently deal with difficult people and situations.1$450
Dates: 28 Feb, 1 Aug

Course Outline (PDF 318KB)

Developing a Compelling Business Case
DescriptionDaysCost
This short course helps you develop the skills required to formulate strong business cases, as well as other object-driven submissions.2$880
Dates: 15 & 16 Aug

Course Outline (PDF 320KB)

Effective Business Writing
DescriptionDaysCost
This course provides you with practical tools and techniques to effectively develop professional business communications.2$880
Dates: 7 & 8 Mar, 22 & 23 Nov

Course Outline (319KB)

Effective Communication
DescriptionDaysCost
This course will enable you to gain a better understanding of your communication style and how it impacts your interactions with others.2$880
Dates: 29 & 30 Mar

Course Outline (PDF 319KB)

Finance for Non Finance Managers
DescriptionDaysCost
The Finance for Non-Finance Managers course provides a practical guide to analysing financial data and understanding the implications of financial performance. It introduces all aspects of financial management from planning through to budget review and reporting on financial outcomes.2$880
Dates: 15 & 16 May, 25 & 26 Sep

Course Outline (PDF 319KB)

Inspiring Employees
DescriptionDaysCost
This workshop presents the latest discoveries on which management and leadership practices inspire and motivate employees. Did you know that, if CEOs introduce a new vision within their first six months of tenure, the motivation of employees ends to decline?1$450
Dates: 26 May

Course Outline (PDF 313KB)

Improving Self-Discipline
DescriptionDaysCost
This workshop presents a sequence of activities that have been demonstrated scientifically to improve self-discipline. Did you know that, if people complete three demanding tasks each morning, they can sustain their concentration and energy across the day more effectively.1$450
Dates: 25 Aug

Course Outline (PDF 313KB)

Manage Innovation & Continuous Improvement
DescriptionDaysCost
This course provides you with the skills, knowledge and insight to effectively take the lead in using innovation to realise business outcomes.1$450
Dates: 27 Sep

Course Outline (PDF 318KB)

Mentoring / Coaching Program
DescriptionDaysCost
This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to establish and develop a professional mentoring relationship within the workplace.2$880
Dates: 1 & 2 Jun

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Microsoft Excel 2010 - Level 2
DescriptionDaysCost
This course is designed for existing users of Excel who would like to expand their skills and knowledge and learn more of the techniques associated with creating better and more productive workbooks.1$450
Dates: 27 Feb, 21 Aug

Course Outline (PDF 320KB)

Microsoft Excel 2013-2016 - Level 1
DescriptionDaysCost
This is a beginner’s course and aims to give the new spreadsheet user a thorough grounding in the basics of creating and working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2013 & 2016. Particular emphasis is placed on developing accurate and well-designed spreadsheets employing sound design and documentation principles.1$450
Dates: 20 Mar, 18 Sep

Course Outline (PDF 334KB)

Microsoft Excel 2013-2016 - Level 2
DescriptionDaysCost
The skills and knowledge acquired in Microsoft Excel 2013—Level 2 enable user to expand their knowledge and learn how to create more productive workbooks. It covers formulas and function techniques, advanced formatting and charting features and data manipulation tools like PivotTables and goal seeking.1$450
Dates: 22 May, 23 Oct

Course Outline (PDF 336KB)

Microsoft Excel 2013-2016 - Level 3
DescriptionDaysCost
The skills and knowledge acquired in Microsoft Excel 2013—Level 3 are sufficient to be able to protect worksheet data, perform advanced data operations using summarising, data consolidations, filters and advanced PivotTable techniques, macros, and much more.1$450
Dates: 19 Jun, 20 Nov

Course Outline (PDF 336KB)

Negotiating Skills
DescriptionDaysCost
This course explores a variety of proven techniques that you can use in your negotiations with others.2$880
Dates: 16 & 17 Mar, 9 & 10 Aug

Course Outline (PDF 319KB)

New Supervisor
DescriptionDaysCost
This course is a highly accessible, interactive and practical program that will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to successfully transition from team member to team leader.
Includes the DiSC Management Profile and in-class de-brief valued at $180.
2$1100
Dates: 5 & 6 Apr,  19 & 20 Sep

Course Outline (PDF 319KB)

Performance Management
DescriptionDaysCost
This course explores the end-to-end processes associated with the performance management cycle. From the setting of goals and allocation of work through to performance reviews and recognition, you will learn the skills you need to drive a performance culture and proactively address issues of diminished performance.1$450
Dates: 4 April

Course Outline (PDF 319KB)

Professional Skills for Executive Assistants
DescriptionDaysCost
This course explores the strategic skills of communication, influence and priority management required to undertake the challenging yet underestimated role of executive support.2$880
Dates: 22 & 23 Feb, 22 & 23 Aug 

Course Outline (PDF 320KB)

Project Management Fundamentals
DescriptionDaysCost
This course provides the comprehensive foundations you need to effectively initiate and manage workplace projects.2$880
Dates: 27 & 28 Mar, 11 & 12 Sep

Course Outline (PDF 319KB)

Strategic Leadership
DescriptionDaysCost
This short course gives you the practical tools and techniques you need to plan for the organisation’s future and deliver strategic outcomes. From visioning to business plan execution, you’ll learn how to create realistic yet ambitious plans that support the growth and financial sustainability of your organisation.3$1300
Dates: 22-24 Mar

Course Outline (PDF 319KB)

Train The Trainer
DescriptionDaysCost
This short course is designed to give trainers the skills and knowledge to plan and present interactive, effective training sessions. From analysing learning needs, to structuring and delivering workshops, every step of the process is covered—enabling you to implement and continually improve training in your workplace.3+1$1550
Dates: 3-5 & 17 May

Course Outline (PDF 321KB)

Work Priorities
DescriptionDaysCost
This course provides you with practical tools and techniques to set meaningful goals and realistic plans to achieve them.1$450
Dates: 18 May, 25 Oct

Course Outline (PDF319KB)

Writing Effective Minutes
DescriptionDaysCost
This course provides practical tools and techniques for ensuring that meeting minutes provide a record of decisions made by teams, work groups and committees.1$450
Dates: 15 Mar, 2 Aug

Course Outline (PDF 319KB)

Writing More Persuasively
DescriptionDaysCost
This workshop conveys an array of tricks and techniques that can be used to write more precisely, engagingly, and persuasively. In particular, this workshop comprises both psychological tactics as well as writing principle.1$450
Dates: 7 Apr

Course Outline (PDF 315KB)

AIM and CDU Courses - A 10 % discount applies for:
  • AIM members
  • not-for-profit organisations
  • organisations with group enrolments of three or more in the same course.
* Discounts apply for to CDU Staff & Alumni - please contact shortcourses@cdu.edu.au for more information