QUT Short Course | Developing Your Enterprising Leadership and Partnerships

Develop your leadership skills to grow your social enterprise, and create a better tomorrow.

Watch this short video about the course.


This course will develop your partnership and leadership capacity and give you the skills to strengthen your social enterprise’s performance and sustainability. 

Aimed at managers and leaders in social enterprise, this course will enable you to scale and secure partnerships, improve your knowledge, skills and confidence in securing funding, and team culture. Crucially, this course will also provide you with key skills relating to evaluation and impact measurement whilst equipping you with the skills to foster a learning culture, where evaluation is used to prove and improve the impact of your organisation’s programs and services. Also included is the opportunity to attend coaching sessions with business mentors.

Register today!

If you are ready to register your interest (you do not need to pay immediately)  go HERE to register now!

Who should do this course?

This course is designed for leaders and managers of social enterprises and/or those looking to grow their own social enterprise or community business. Inclusivity is a core value of the ACPNS, and everyone is welcome. You do not need any specific educational qualifications prior to attending this short course.

Why take this course?

  • Improve your skills to lead more effectively; including skills needed to persuade and influence people, effectively communicate and to build and manage engaged teams and partnerships.
  • Better understand systems thinking to challenge and extend your thinking on how to deal with wicked problems.
  • Learn how different tools and techniques can help you think and solve problems in innovative and creative ways.
  • Enhance your social enterprise’s performance and sustainability.

What professional skills will this course develop? 

  • Leadership
  • Critical analysis and strategic thinking
  • Social responsibility
  • Professional communication, including tender writing
  • Self-reflection and accountability.

Course structure



Online – We are offering the course via Zoom in 2023 so all Queensland social enterprise leaders can attend!


Day 1 – Friday 21 April 9am – 11.30am

Day 2 – Friday 28th April 9am – 11.30am

Day 3 – Friday  5th May 9am – 11.30am

Day 4 –  Thursday 11th May 1pm-3.30pm

Day 5 – Thursday 18th May 1pm – 3.30pm

Day 6  – Thursday 25th May 1pm – 3.30pm



Full cost: $2,500.00

Subsidised cost: Early bird price: $157.00, then $197.00

This course is heavily subsidised thanks to the Queensland Government’s Social Enterprise Sector Development Grants, which are
part of the Social Enterprise Jobs Fund.

There is no need to contact QUT or QLD Government for the subsidy, please just register via the form below. 


Register today

If you are ready to register your interest (you do not need to pay immediately)  go HERE to register now!