Build your workforce's skills, engagement and productivity with our ready-made, tailored or custom short courses.
‘Workforce development is a business investment, not a business expense.’¹
If you’re a leader looking to upskill the organisational capability of your team, La Trobe will work with you to provide professional development that’s agile, flexible and unique to your organisation’s needs.
From a microcredential all the way to an MBA, La Trobe’s range of courses deliver real-world and immediate impact in business, health, IT and education.
Why choose La Trobe?
Learn from the best
Evidence-based and industry-backed learning from a top 1% university worldwide.²
Collaborate with our specialised team to co-design a course that meets the precise needs of your organisation.
Our courses are underpinned by our expert research and teaching strengths in business, health, technology and education.
What we do
Drawing from 50 years' experience of research, innovation and industry-informed education, our workforce development solutions will help you:
- create tailored training programs to address your organisation’s specific needs
- establish your organisation as an employer of choice by optimising your ability to attract and retain talent
- develop your organisation’s capability and productivity
- improve your people’s engagement and performance
- support your staff’s continuing professional development (CPD)
- establish consulting and research partnerships with La Trobe and its affiliated institutes.
What we offer
Our options enable you to select the type of learning and development appropriate to the needs of your organisation.
Found a La Trobe Short Course that fits your needs? Our ready-made courses can cater to individuals or a group at a negotiated rate.
Looking for something completely bespoke or a larger program of workforce development? Our custom options are co-designed with our experts to deliver a 100% customised solution to your organisation’s learning and development needs.
Found a La Trobe Short Course you like but need it tailored to your organisational context? Or perhaps you would like to bundle multiple courses into one learning experience for your staff?
Our tailored option adapts one or more of our existing La Trobe Short Courses to ensure it meets the specific needs of your organisation.
‘Our La Trobe partnership gives us additional access to the talent, deep research capabilities and innovation expertise across core digital technologies in selected key industries.’
A taste of what we do
Ready to get started?
We’d love to understand more about your organisation's needs and how we can co-design a solution to meet them.
1. The LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston, 2021, The ROI of Workforce Development
2. Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, World University Rankings 2022 ; Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2021, Ranking Web of Universities