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26 May 2016

LH Martin Institute - May 2016 Edition

Featured in this issue

Postgrad courses accepting mid-year applications


Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education Management

Starts week of 25 July 2016

A course focusing on key skills and strategies for leading and managing in the tertiary education sector. Read more or apply today on our website.


Graduate Certificate in Research Management and Policy

Starts week of 25 July 2016

A course focusing on effectively leading and managing research and policy within tertiary education. Read more or apply today on our website.


Graduate Certificate in Quality Assurance

Starts week of 25 July 2016

A course on practical approaches to designing, analysing and operating quality assurance systems within tertiary education contexts. Read more or apply today on our website.

Short programs for university leaders


Budgeting & Financial Management for Tertiary Education Managers

9-10 June 2016, Melbourne

A program to help managers with a non-finance background to gain a better understanding of the financial systems, tools and processes that are suitable for the tertiary education and institutional context. Read more or register today on our website.


Leading and Managing in Universities

27-29 July 2016, Canberra; 28-30 September, Adelaide; 23-25 November 2016, Melbourne

A program exploring the different elements of what a leader needs to know when implementing their institution's public mission and corporate strategy. Read more on our website.


Study mission on innovation eco-systems

21-30 September 2016, Italy and the Netherlands

Experience first hand the leading innovation eco-systems at two of the nominated European Innovation Cities for 2016, and gain valuable insights on how to foster innovation and effective entrepreneurial activities the university sector. Read more on our website here.


Leading the University Masterclass: Understanding Canberra

17-21 October 2016, Canberra **NEW DATE**

Facilitated by leading governmental and university figures, this masterclass focuses on governmental operations and how to effectively influence key policy and decision making that impact higher education. Read more on our website.

For VET leaders


Building a Resilient Organisation

4-6 July 2016, Gold Coast

A joint LH Martin Institute and Australian Catholic University program on building an engaged and self-driven organisation. Read more on our website.

2016 Service Improvement and Innovation in Universities conference

Registrations open and call for papers

11-12 August 2016, Brisbane

The conference this year will focus on the future landscape for universities, deciding what to change and delivering that change. It will be particularly useful for senior university executives, managers or directors of business units with responsibilities for business and process improvement, change maangement, administration, planning and service delivery.

Registration is now open with discounts for groups of five or more. Read more about the conference on our website

We also invite colleagues to contribute to this conference by submitting a paper or proposal on a topic of interest within our defined themes. Please refer to our Call for Papers page for more information.

Online subjects for further professional development

Our online single subjects are normally offered as part of our Master or Graduate Certificate courses. Participants can choose to undertake their single subject in assessed or non-assessed mode.

Below is a list of remaining subjects offered in 2016. Please refer to our website for the complete list of upcoming subjects.


Sustainable Tertiary Education Leadership and Governance

25 July - 23 October 2016

An online subject focusing on the promotion of sustainable leadership and governance practices in tertiary education. Read more or apply.


External Quality Assurance

25 July - 23 September 2016

An online subject on international approaches to quality assurance in tertiary education. Read more or apply.


Leading and Managing Research

25 July - 23 September 2016

An online subject providing an overview of the elements required in research leadership and management in an institutional setting. Read more or apply.


Science, Technology and Innovation Policy

26 September - 18 November 2016

An online subject providing an overview of policy making and funding methods for science, technology and innovation. Read more or apply.


Maintaining Quality Within Institutions

26 September - 25 November 2016

An online subject focusing on monitoring and improving the quality of processes and procedures within tertiary education institutions. Read more or apply.

LH Martin Institute in the Media

The Institute will be part of a University of Melbourne group which will work with the University of Tasmania to expand pathways, curriculum and teaching for students in regional Tasmania, a story covered in The Australian, 18 May 2016.


LH Martin Institute for Tertiary Education Leadership and Management
Elisabeth Murdoch Building (Building 134), Spencer Road,
University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
Ph: +61 3 8344 0756

The LH Martin Institute is based at the Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education, University of Melbourne.

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