Professional Conversations - Leading Through Conversations (UED8024)

Improving the depth, interest and outcomes of professional conversations

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Starting 23 Nov 2020

Professional Conversations - Leading Through Conversations

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Conversation illuminates ideas, options, and understandings, and also leads to new knowledge, even wisdom.

This minicourse is about conversing with openness and purpose, and about improving the depth, interest and outcomes of professional conversations. Infusing professional conversations with information and knowledge makes them more effective, productive, persuasive, authentic and action orientated

About the course

What will you achieve?

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Apply specialist knowledge and understanding of coaching and mentoring to build individual and organisational capacity
  • Apply advanced cognitive and communication skills to plan and articulate an advanced strategy to improve performance in a professional context

What topics will you cover?

  • Perspectives of knowledge
  • Integrating information and knowledge into professional conversation
  • Information and knowledge in leading and influencing others


To be eligible for a digital badge for this minicourse, you will need to successfully complete an assessment which includes planning and evaluating a professional conversation.

Choose your start date

23 November 2020
Start date: 23 Nov 2020
11 January 2021
Start date: 11 Jan 2021
8 March 2021
Start date: 08 Mar 2021
3 May 2021
Start date: 03 May 2021
28 June 2021
Start date: 28 Jun 2021
23 August 2021
Start date: 23 Aug 2021
25 October 2021
Start date: 25 Oct 2021

University level expertise

Cecily Andersen lectures in coaching, mentoring and educational subjects at the University of Southern Queensland. She is an experienced leader, mentor and coach, with over 40 years of experience in the education sector. Her research interests include social justice, leadership in complex contexts, and how school leaders use coaching and mentoring to build capacity in others.

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