Leaders are people who shape our actions, behaviour, values and beliefs. Our practical leadership courses aim to improve your influence, impact and ability to make things happen – perhaps even to help you change the world. Ready to walk the talk?
Deakin Business School: 1 of 3 schools in Victoria accredited by AACSB
Our MBA: meets the international quality benchmark (EPAS) for business programs
The Master of Leadership prepares you for leadership positions in fields as diverse as:
- religious organisations
- retail businesses
- health care
Postgraduate (further study)
A postgraduate qualification can be undertaken by students who have already completed an undergraduate degree or possess significant, demonstrable work experience. Postgraduate courses include graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, master’s and PhDs, as well as specialist programs for industry professionals.
Higher Degrees by Research (supervised research)
Research degrees are research based master’s or PhD programs that focus on a single area of expertise. They provide students the opportunity to carry out highly specialised research under expert supervision.
Learn from the best
Why not learn leadership from one of the best? Course Director, Professor Jon Billsberry, is the most recent recipient of the Pearson-sponsored ANZAM Management Educator of the Year Award.
Research with us
Take your leadership skills to the next level and get ahead in the field of leadership with a higher degree by research.
Our MBA is internationally recognised and EPAS accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development. EPAS is an international quality benchmark for business programs worldwide.
Deakin Business School (DBS) is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only five per cent of business programs worldwide are AACSB accredited and DBS is one of only three in Victoria.
What do our students and staff say?
Deakin MBA Voyage – Audacious Leadership
An audacious leader is likely to be adventurous, fearless, intrepid, bold and daring. Such qualities can achieve great things.
What makes Deakin's MBA so popular?
Deakin's MBA is one of only three Australian programs with a prestigious EPAS international accreditation.
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