What will I learn?

Become a high performer in times of increasing change, challenge and complexity.

Use mindfulness to boost cognitive function.
Maintain clear-thinking under pressure.
Look at situations with a growth mindset and ‘think like an optimist’.
Identify and manage your own emotions.
Build rapport and trusting relationships with others.
Rejuvenate your energy levels.
Use positive emotions and laughter to re-energise.
Use your core strengths to achieve peak performance states.

What is covered in the course?

Developing your presence through mindfulness techniques that help improve your cognitive flexibility, focus and memory.
Shaping your attitude by cultivating a growth mindset and optimistic thinking.
Creating connection through understanding and managing your emotions.
Building rapport and trust with others.
Optimising your energy levels with daily habits of health and self-care.
Identifying your strengths and using them to engage, inspire and energise.

Should I attend?

Ideal for professionals and leaders who want to manage themselves, their emotions and their energy better to maintain high performance at work.

How will I benefit?

Drawing on the latest research in Positive Psychology and Neuroscience, you will discover how to:

improve your focus and cognitive flexibility;
generate positive approaches to solving problems;
connect in ways that generate trust and makes people valued;
optimise your energy levels; and
leverage your core strengths.

How will my organisation benefit?

Your organisation will benefit from a more resilient high-performer willing not just tackle change and complexity, but embrace it.

Enter our online learning space

Your course will be delivered via our virtual learning platform and includes the following:

access to online course materials and activities 1 week prior to live virtual learning session
online support and interaction with your facilitator and course coordinator
live virtual learning sessions with your facilitator
further self-learning resources to embed your learning
post course evaluation.

You will need:

computer or tablet
web browser Chrome or Firefox to view your course online
webcam, headphones and microphone
internet connection (broadband or 4G minimum)
notepaper and pen
a willingness to participate and engage with the instructor and other course participants

Study options

Online/Distance (2 Sessions)

Tuition fees
Registration (GST Free): AUD $595.00

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

17 November 2021, 24 November 2021

Entry requirements

For international students

PACE courses are conducted in English. You are required to meet the University of Adelaide’s Minimum English Language Requirements, of IELTS Level 6.5 in all bands, in order to complete your short course enrolment.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About The University of Adelaide (UoA)

The University of Adelaide works alongside governments, businesses, and other universities across Asia, Europe and North America.

  • Based in South Australia
  • Ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world.
  • Member of Australia’s research-intensive Group of Eight.
  • Top 10 world’s most liveable city (The Economist)