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Management short courses

A range of short training courses and keynote sessions for leaders and managers.

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FMI offers a range of short training courses for managers, leaders, supervisors, team leaders, new managers, new supervisors, new team leaders, individuals and teams.

We write all of our short training courses in-house.

Participants receive learning materials to complement in-person training. Practical application activities are available for most of FMI’s short courses.

Short course standard features:

  • Suitable for all learning styles
  • Combines a range of learning activities such as group discussion and practical application projects
  • Suitable for groups of 3 to 18 or more
  • Can be customised in terms of content, duration etc.
  • Available for delivery across Australia including metro and regional areas
  • Designed in-house
  • Includes learning and development materials
  • Delivered by expert facilitators matched for subject matter expertise and client industry experience
  • All participants receive a certificate of completion

FMI's most popular short courses

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Practical management skills

This course covers practical management skills such as time management, communication, decision making, delegation and managing people and change.

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Time management

This time management training course is designed to help people improve their ability to plan and manage their time use so that they can work more efficiently and effectively.

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Management skills for new managers

This training course provides an overview of the key management skills required for people who are new management.

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New supervisors and team leaders

This course is designed to build the foundation skills for new or emerging supervisors and team leaders.

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Browse short courses in FMI’s catalogue of training and coaching services

Short course customisation options

  • Content to match your organisation’s needs
  • Integration of case studies
  • Can be delivered outside of standard business hours including early morning, evenings and weekends
  • Can be delivered in any location across Australia including metro and regional areas
  • Can include a second FMI facilitator and/or presentation by in-house experts
  • Can be integrated into a larger program
  • Can be supplemented with coaching and other learning approaches
  • Option to integrate assessment tools
  • Can align with organisation’s own competency standards, capability requirements or performance management standards or systems
  • Can include integration of a mentoring program

Short course design and duration options

1 – 3 day short courses


Interactive discussion, examples, case studies and role plays to demonstrate and apply principles.


Suitable for groups of three or more participants. Maximum recommended group size is 18 however this is negotiable.

Half day short courses


Delivered as a three hour overview with discussion, examples and case studies of principles and their application.


Suitable for groups of three or more participants. Maximum recommended group size is 18 however this is negotiable.

Essentials short courses


30 – 90 minute concise overviews of key principles.


Can be delivered as breakfast sessions, learn at lunch sessions or to large groups such as conferences.

Customised short courses


FMI can design or tailor a short course of any length and any content area for your organisation.


FMI can deliver the short course for you or you can provide your own facilitator.