AGSM Short Courses

Rise to the challenges of an accelerated world

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AGSM's Executive Education programs are ranked 29th in the world, with our Open and Custom programs being ranked the highest in the Australasian region, according to Financial Times 2022 Rankings.


AGSM is the only Australian school to feature in the world's Top 35 Executive Education Open Programs, according to Financial Times 2022 Executive Education Rankings.


AGSM is the only Australian school to feature in the world's Top 40 Executive Education Custom Programs, according to Financial Times 2022 Executive Education Rankings.

AGSM @ UNSW Business School has been developing Australia’s leaders for over 45 years.

Although much has changed since then, one thing has remained the same – our commitment to delivering learning experiences that have a measurable and enduring positive impact.

During this time, we have supported tens of thousands of leaders to rise to the challenge of changing times. As the world around us accelerates, our focus remains steadfastly on elevating leadership capability across Australia, helping organisations and leaders to rebuild, transform and thrive.

Building on this long history of delivering effective, quality and contemporary learning, we are looking to the future – offering more flexible, blended and virtual learning experiences so you can learn when, where and how it suits you.

Our learning solutions now combine the best of digital and virtual learning with in-person activation experiences to drive results. To support this, we have invested significantly in our own platform, AGSM Navigator, which offers seamless transition between in-person and virtual experiences, supporting lifelong and flexible learning.

As we move towards more digital experiences, we are focused on maintaining our commitment to quality. Our courses align with the impeccable standards of and build pathways into our globally ranked AGSM MBAs and Graduate Certificate programs.

From our in-person and virtual short courses that run throughout the year for individuals and small teams, to our bespoke learning solutions designed for large public and private organisations, our purpose is to support you to face the challenges and realise the opportunities of 2023 and into the future.

Flexible learning options to elevate your career

Our flexible learning solutions enable you to access professional development opportunities when, where and how it suits you.

For Individuals

Our short courses enable you to learn with peers from diverse industry and career backgrounds. You will take part in a range of innovative, impactful learning experiences designed to equip you with the skills to navigate challenges, realise opportunities and achieve your career goals.


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For Organisations

We design bespoke learning solutions for business, government, for-purpose and community organisations of all sizes. Together we co-create learning experiences that are aligned to your objectives, supporting you to address specific challenges and realise market opportunities.


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Innovative digital learning experiences

Whether you choose a bespoke learning solution, an in-person short course, or a virtual learning course, you are supported by our innovative online learning platform, The AGSM Navigator. Designed specifically to deliver interactive, best-practice online learning, the Navigator ensures you can learn anytime, anywhere.

Learning pathways to support your goals

In an accelerating world, learning must be continuous. We support lifelong learning, recognising your incremental achievements and offering the opportunity to build towards formal certification.

The AGSM Certificate in Executive Management and Development is attained by achieving 12 CEMD points. Your CEMD can be used for credits towards subjects on select AGSM MBA and Graduate Certificate qualifications.

As an individual participant, you can choose from the range of in-person and virtual learning courses on offer to build the pathway that supports your career objectives.

For larger teams and organisations that opt for bespoke learning solutions, CEMD points can be built into your solution.

Digital Badging

Micro-credentials allow you to gain formal recognition for today’s shorter, sharper learning experiences.

Every time you complete an AGSM Short Course, you are awarded a digital badge, which you can use on your LinkedIn profile, email signature, and digital resume or biography to highlight the capabilities and skills you have developed through the course.

Each badge contains verified metadata that describes the qualification and the process undertaken to earn it. Representing skills as a badge gives AGSM participants a simple, trusted and instantly verifiable way to share their capabilities online with prospective employers, business partners, customers and prospects.

Ready to transform your business?

Contact our Client Engagement team to discuss the right option to support your career goals.

T: +61 2 9385 0330