Courses offered by the CSHE for University Managers

The Graduate Certificate in University Management (GCUM) is for practising administrators who are in or seek promotion to roles at the department manager or program manager level or higher. It will also be of interest to staff seeking to prepare for academic leadership roles.

A Masterclass is being run in late March in Singapore for higher education planners and administrators. Led by Professor Vic Borden of Indiana University Bloomington, and Professor Hamish Coates of the University of Melbourne the program, Using rankings and other data to benchmark and improve university performance, will enhance your understanding of research on key performance metrics, and optimise your contribution to management and leadership.

Department and consultancy work

As one of the longest established centres of its kind in the world, the CSHE offers leadership in research, development and consultancy in the field of higher education. The Centre has achieved national recognition for its excellent research record and the integration of its contemporary research base into its professional development and consultancy work.

For information about our consultancy capacity for a particular project, please contact our Acting Director, Professor Richard James r.james@unimelb.edu.au.

LH Martin Institute programs

The LH Martin Institute provides a suite of professional development programs with the aim of developing more effective governance, leadership and management in tertiary education institutions. Their programs range from award programs, such as the flagship Master of Tertiary Education Management, to non-award leadership programs and short courses. Read more about LH Martin Institute programs and events.

Universitas 21 scholarships for professional staff

The Universitas 21 Scholarship Scheme provides awards to professional staff of the University of Melbourne to undertake a management development activity across U21 institutions.  The scheme is designed to encourage visits and exchanges of key professional staff across participating institutions. Scholarships recognise outstanding performance by professional staff of the University of Melbourne, provide development opportunities for the recipients and benefit the University through the advancement of its administrative and management practices. Read more.