VU Polytechnic’s portfolio of short courses are cost-effective and a quick way to sharpen skills and upgrade specialist knowledge with industry-relevant, targeted training.
New short courses available
The following short courses are now open for registrations.
Building the Team
In the Building the Team short course, learn the importance of workplace learning, gain a continuous learning mindset and develop the ability to design and implement a range of development strategies for your team.
Communicate with Influence
In Communicate with Influence, discover strategies on how to communicate effectively and take your team members on a shared journey to success.
Effective Communication Skills
Use Effective Communication Skills to gain a strong understanding of the communication process, and learn how to identify different communication styles and tailor communication to ensure effective interactions as well as achievement of required outcomes.
Effective Time Management
In the Effective Time Management short course, learn how your current time management practices effect your ability to complete work effectively and analyse and identify opportunities for improvement. Acquire knowledge on how to plan, set goals, prioritise more effectively, reduce time wastage and avoid procrastination.
Introduction to Emotional Intelligence
In the Introduction to Emotional Intelligence, increase greater awareness of your emotions and those of others, and explore the strategies to effectively manage these emotions. This will result in a greater understanding of self and others, more effective relationships, better decision making and greater levels of resilience.
Leading a Team
The Leading a Team workshop will provide you with the knowledge and skills to effectively lead teams to ensure cohesiveness, cooperation, higher productivity and greater levels job satisfaction.
Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, all of the short courses on this page will be delivered via Zoom. Participants will receive the Zoom link two days prior to the workshop commencing.