The first week of university holidays was particularly exciting for me and three other QUT Business School students Royce Adcock, Cameron Edwards and Alex Sargent. We participated in the Australian Undergraduate Business Case Competition (known as AUBCC) in Sydney. AUBCC is an annual international consulting case competition presented by QUT Business School and UNSW Business School with 16 teams from Australia and around the world participating.
This year I had the incredible opportunity to intern as an innovation consultant at one of Queensland’s largest organisations, the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ). I worked at the BaseCamp, their innovation hub which helps foster collaboration and encouraged value creation for the members and stakeholders. Adding to a team of 4 members, my role was to help build a robust business process framework for innovation. Setting up an innovation framework that aims to bring down organisational silos and encourages transparency and collaboration is no simple task. Much more difficult is trying to create a change in corporate culture and asking people to step out of their comfort shoes.
This year the QUT Business School of Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations (AMPR) in conjunction with the Australasian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS), invited motivated and enthusiastic students to participate in the “2018 AACS Website Challenge”. Read more