Melbourne Business School Short Courses Advanced Management Program

Advanced Management Program

Boost your effectiveness as a senior executive with an integrated view of you, your organisation and the future.

Advanced Management Program Overview

Experience the most comprehensive program of its kind offered in Australia.

Together, we’ll examine emerging organisational challenges and expand your understanding of executive management through an emphasis on anticipating future business needs, building a high-performance organisation and enhancing your leadership.

Immerse yourself in a dynamic 11-day residential program offering personalised 1-to-1 and group coaching, a tailored leadership assessment report, and exclusive networking opportunities with esteemed business leaders during evening dinner sessions.

Who Should Attend the Advanced Management Program?

General Managers

  • Preparing for a C-suite role
  • Preparing for a managing director role in a high-growth business, or
  • Wanting to advance their skills in their current role.

C-suite Executives

  • Wanting to advance their skills in their current role
  • Managing a high-growth business, or
  • Who have recently moved into their role.

CEOs or Managing Directors

  • Managing enterprises of all sizes.

Advanced Management Program Key Takeaways

Harness Your Leadership Power

  • Build your leadership story, vision and brand
  • Activate your personal leadership style and self-awareness
  • Analyse your relationship habits
  • Communicate to persuade and influence.

Influence Optimal Performance

  • Improve decision-making across the enterprise
  • Ensure levers, such as HR, marketing and strategy, deliver results
  • Establish a culture of performance and accountability
  • Motivate and develop your team to high performance.

Drive Change for the Future

  • Lead change and innovation in complexity and disruption
  • Engage in futures thinking and enterprise modelling.

Build Better Teams

  • Develop global and domestic partnerships and teams
  • Strengthen cross-cultural mindsets
  • Foster collaboration across functional and enterprise areas.

Advanced Management Program Topics Covered

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Enhancing Personal Leadership

Leverage your personal brand and understand how to be a unique and strong leader in today's corporate world.
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Building Organisational Transformation

Understand the building blocks required to achieve organisational transformation and how to harness them effectively.

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Developing and Challenging Strategy

Learn how to create an effective strategy and test if it's the right guiding principle you need for your goals as a senior leader.
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Getting Value out of Marketing

Understand how to align marketing and strategy and where to look to demonstrate value and impact, which are often hard to measure.
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Managing for the Future

Prepare for complexity and disruptive change, digital shift and associated business opportunities; lead change to support futures thinking and innovation.

Advanced Management Program Success Stories

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Expand or Deepen the Capabilities of Your People

Melbourne Business School’s short courses help organisations develop executive alignment through consistent and productive behaviours and capabilities.

Melbourne Business School’s short courses help organisations develop executive alignment through consistent and productive behaviours and capabilities.

This leader-led change will empower your team to tackle any future business challenges as a united force.

Volume booking discounts may be available for organisations registering multiple employees across a variety of our short courses over a 12-month period.

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Empowering your leaders with cutting-edge knowledge and skills is an investment in the future success and sustainability of your company.

Program Director

Advanced Management Program Key Facilitators

Vivek Chaudhri


Vivek consults widely to industry and government in Australia and globally. In addition to his role as Academic Director of Melbourne Business School’s Executive MBA Programs, he currently serves as a strategy advisor to the CEO of CSL and MD of Grannus Securities.

Jill Klein


Jill is an expert in decision-making and resilience, whose work draws on her family's experiences during the Holocaust. She has held positions at Kellogg Graduate School of Management and INSEAD.

Don O'Sullivan


Don is a marketing and brand expert who studies the impact that marketing activities have on company performance. He has worked with brands including Johnson & Johnson, NAB and Nestle.

Geoff Martin


Geoff worked at the highest levels of international finance before becoming an academic focusing on risk-taking by executives. He has received several research excellence awards from the University of Melbourne.

Jen Overbeck


With a PhD in social psychology, Jennifer specialises in organisational behaviour, negotiation and people management, and conducts research into the ways in which power is used in the workplace.

Upcoming Sessions

This is a residential program in which participants stay on campus and engage in workshop activities after hours. The program fee covers tuition, meals and accommodation. 

Read our full terms and conditions and other frequently asked questions for more information.


23 Jun - 3 Jul Carlton (Residential)
11 days
$25,700 AUD
20 - 30 Oct Carlton (Residential)
11 days
$25,700 AUD

Program Enquiry

Melbourne Business School’s short courses cater to:

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Independent leaders who wish to upskill and grow their network.
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Organisations looking to expand or deepen the capabilities of their team.
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Organisations who would like to co-design custom learning experiences.

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