Enhance your skills in areas such as business, leadership, health and safety, personal effectiveness, computing and trades with our advanced professional development options and increase your career opportunities and productivity.
Swinburne's professional development programs at the Hawthorn campus in Melbourne are led by industry experts. These programs are designed to be directly applicable to your workplace or business. Some Swinburne professional development courses provide pathways to further study to professional diploma and certificate programs.
Explore the many short courses and workshops on offer at Swinburne University at the Hawthorn campus in Melbourne.
Download our calendar to see dates of courses running in the current and next quarter 2017.
Build on your existing business experience and gain new skills and knowledge
Learn to turn organisational change into opportunity and respond to challenges with innovative solutions.
Coaching and mentoring
Become a qualified executive coach, set up your own coaching practice or learn how to coach and mentor your team.
Select from a wide range of professional training to learn effective communication strategies to write, negotiate and speak publically in business scenarios. All delivered at our conveniently located Hawthorn campus in Melbourne.
Develop your skills in Microsoft Office through a range of courses suitable for all levels.
Acquire the knowledge to manage your organisation’s financial performance and drive sales.
Leadership and management
Become a strong, effective leader with programs for a diverse range of managers and senior staff. Our leadership training courses are designed to give you the skills and knowledge in delegation, performance motivation, influence, decision making and team building. Click below for our leadership courses in Melbourne.
Learning and development
Explore our range of learning and development services that could benefit your organisation
Gain the knowledge and interpersonal skills to help you operate effectively and efficiently in the workplace. Access the links below to learn more about our professional development programs to help you thrive in business.
Project and risk management
Master the latest methodologies and develop your leadership skills with project management training.
Sales and marketing
Enhance your sales and marketing capabilities with courses in sales, account and relationship management, marketing strategy and B2B. Our customised sales training courses have proven results of increased sales performance. All of our professional education programs are based on workplace scenarios and are designed for working professionals. Click below for our sales management and marketing short courses in Melbourne.
View specialised short course programs offered at Swinburne University
Health and safety
Build your expertise in health and safety through courses in OH&S, First Aid, quality auditing, training and more.
Emergency and disaster management
- Please see postgraduate courses for Emergency and disaster management qualifications courses
Learn trade skills that will enhance your professional or personal development, or introduce you to a new area in which you may wish to pursue further study.