Executive Education
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Executive Education


Providing businesses with cutting-edge customised programs that focus on building and sustaining industry relationships for executives.

Executive Education at RMIT University works with corporate bodies and local and international governments to deliver tailored programs that provide specialist expertise to the real-world challenges confronting today's business world.

Our programs are built on the foundation of experience, expertise and a global approach. Executive Education connects industry with academics and consultants to deliver programs that are interactive, practical and innovative. In an increasingly complex global business environment, organisations at every level require up to date training to maintain a sustainable competitive advantage. Our global focus attracts international clients from around the world including China, Vietnam, India and the local market.

RMIT's connectivity with industry partners provide networking opportuntities to link Australian businesses to international clients. Executive Education training programs are designed to align with the clients needs.

Key topics include:

  • Leadership
  • Sustainability
  • Urban development
  • Strategy
  • Innovation
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Vocational education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Design thinking

Our close relationship with industry provides access to consultants and leaders from the business, government and not-for-profit sector. 

Uncover new capabilities, leverage new skills and learn new techniques aligned with the latest research.

Our mission is to deliver excellence in industry-engaged education in a global market.

Upcoming Progams

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"Succeeding in the Australian Business Environment" program

In collaboration with the Australia China Entrepreneur’s Dialogue, we will be delivering a six day module of the "Succeeding in the Australian Business Environment" program for Chinese investors, business migrants, Chinese institutional executives and Australian business executives. The program comprises seminars and workshops with academics, visiting speakers and site visits.

Quang Ninh Provincial Party’s Committee, Vietnam

In July this year, Executive Education will provide two programs for Quang Ninh Provincial Party’s Committee, Vietnam. The week-long programs will include capacity building on cultural heritage management, professional skills for understanding visitor psychology and skills to handle situations when dealing with visitors from different traditional and cultural backgrounds.


Services and expertise



Executive Education programs can be delivered in-house, on-site or at RMIT. Public programs focus on relevance and practicality, whilst identifying the most effective ways to translate leading edge ideas into realistic applications. Our masterclasses equip participants with skills and knowledge to thrive in a dynamic business environment.

Customised programs can be developed specifically to your organisation.



RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise, giving Executive Education access to a comprehensive team of world and locally renowned academics, experts and researchers in key and growing business areas.


WORLD CLASS Facilities

Most Executive Education Programs are delivered at our dedicated facility within the Emily McPherson Building, home to RMIT’s Graduate School of Business and Law. Magnificently refurbished in 2010, the Emily McPherson College Building provides state-of-the-art spaces and facilities for participants to come together, learn, collaborate and experience a new network within the community.



Executive Education programs combine lectures, expert presentations, simulations, case studies, group and individual activities and where practical, site visits. Many of our programs can incorporate pre-course activities such as personal interviews, coaching and mentoring, and other preparatory activities. We encourage post-course follow-up activities can be developed including one-on-one coaching to sustain the focus on the implementation of new ideas.