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Graduate Certificate of Education Business Leadership

Graduate Certificate of Education Business Leadership

A qualification designed for managers corporate services and other school leaders.

The Institute, in partnership with Deakin University, is offering the Graduate Certificate of Education Business Leadership.

Suitable for anyone managing the business of education, including principals, deputy principals and managers corporate services, this program is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to develop skills in:

  • leading diverse teams
  • adapting to change
  • working collaboratively to achieve improved governance and business outcomes in their workplace.

Recognised nationally and internationally, the qualification comprises four units which may be completed as stand-alone or as part of the whole qualification over four or more semesters if desired:

  • ELT 700 Education Business Planning and Capacity Building
  • ELT 701 Governance in Education
  • ELT 703 Understanding Funding and Finance for Educational Outcomes
  • ELT 702 Leading Strategy and Change in Education


Learning intention

  • be recognised for their work with a qualification contextualised for education
    increase their confidence to meet the demands of a business leadership role

  • build your capability through workplace learning

  • expand professional networks drawing on the practices, knowledge and skills of others.


Do you believe your learning from this course will lead to change that will support whole school improvement?

Why should principals and managers corporate services enrol in this course?

What are your personal reflections?

What have been the benefits of the course work?

How has your course work influenced the processes and practices in your school?

Have you found the course content and presenters engaging? 

Full video - the Rossmoyne Senior High School experience


    Stand-alone units or
    four units over four
    semesters for whole

    Four days face to face
    Two workshops per unit

    $2 650 per unit




Download video transcript.

Previous participant testimonial

“I am now more confident about my position and the input that is required of me as a leader. When an issue arises I can discuss and present evidence about how it will affect the school’s finances and the implications of decisions.”

Lee Masters
Manager Corporate Services
Carine Senior High School

May 2017

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