Registrations close 1 day before the course starts.

Our full-day QUT EX short courses, called 'breakthrough days', bring together corporate professionals at intensive working sessions facilitated by world-class corporate educators.

Discover, discuss and debate the very latest in thought leadership and come away with a renewed mindset and fresh ideas to implement in your business.

Organised by our QUT Graduate School of Business, these courses showcase the latest research and address difficult and complex challenges facing leaders, managers and executives today.

Who should participate

Leaders, managers and executives of mid-size to large organisations seeking to extend their thought leadership capabilities.



We're offering these courses in Brisbane and Canberra.


QUT Executive Education Centre
B Block
QUT Gardens Point
2 George St
Qld 4001


QUT Executive Education Centre
Level 1, 2 King St
ACT 2600


Full-day course: 'breakthrough days'

Each one-day course, called a 'breakthrough day', runs from 9am-4.30pm.


Social media analytics for leaders Thursday, 13 September 2018
Design thinking for improved service delivery Wednesday, 17 October 2018
Maximising your influence as a leader Tuesday, 30 October 2018
Benefits management Thursday, 22 November 2018
Planning for the workforce of the future Tuesday, 11 December 2018


Full-day courses: 'breakthrough days'

Registration typeCost
Standard registration $850 (GST included)
Alumni and staff registration $725 (GST included)
Group registration (3 or more) $725 (GST included) per person per workshop

Fees include:

  • course materials
  • morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.
Corporate membership entitlements

Corporate members of QUT EX short courses Brisbane and Canberra are entitled to reserved seating at our workshops and other bonuses. See our QUT EX short courses corporate packages to find out more about membership.


For more information about course content, contact our QUT EX short courses team.

For registration or payments queries, contact Continuing Professional Education.

Registration info

Registrations close 1 day before the course starts.


When you register for the course, you will create an account with us. You'll be able to access your account using your email address and the password you entered.

Your invoice will be attached to your confirmation email which is sent after you complete your registration.

FEE-HELP and HECS-HELP are not available for Continuing Professional Education courses.

Registrations are not complete until all fees are paid in full.


If you can't attend a workshop you can send someone else in your place at no additional cost. Due to the preparation required for the workshops, you must notify Continuing Professional Education of any substitution at least four working days before each workshop.


If you want to cancel your registration, email Continuing Professional Education at least 14 days before the workshop and you'll receive credit towards any future event held by QUT Graduate School of Business in the next 12 months.