Government and Defence

Equip your people with essential skills in leadership and strategy.

Our industry solutions

Ensuring government and public organisations can respond effectively to society’s most pressing challenges requires highly capable professionals with strong decision-making skills and a sound understanding of change-management strategies.

The University of Melbourne partners with government and public organisations to deliver online and in-person training solutions for teams needing a range of skills to adapt and thrive in a changing world.

Skill iconOur industry skills

  • Communication
  • Planning
  • Collaboration
  • Project management
  • Budgeting
  • Policy development
  • Defence related training
  • Understanding Treaty
  • Social and sustainable procurement

Industry-aligned team development

Taught by leading experts, we've delivered impactful training solutions in public management, Defence leadership, policymaking, education, and Indigenous community engagement for all levels of government, NGOs, and private sector organisations.

World-class training

Expertise backed by knowledge leveraged from across the University of Melbourne and Industry. Your people will better understand key government frameworks and best practice approaches for the communities you serve.

Public sector leadership

Unlock leadership potential and develop new policymaking, delivery, and governance capabilities. Investing in professional development will help you meet your strategic goals and prepare for future challenges.

Flexible, inclusive learning

Our online and in-person training focuses on team development and building collaborative, people-first workplace cultures that improve performance and increase staff engagement.

Success story:
The Department of Education

Accessing healthcare can be difficult and daunting for some children, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Discover more about how the Department of Education is partnering with the University of Melbourne to deliver bespoke training for GPs in adolescent health and wellbeing.

The University of Melbourne has been able to bring together Victoria’s leading adolescent health organisations, meaning the GPs and practice nurses delivering the program in our schools are guided by the best in the field.   Dr Claire Tobin Principal Medical Advisor, Department of Education and Training.

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