Why Leadership Training Fails – and what to do about it

Dr Brett Heyward

You know it in your gut. You’ve experienced it on several occasions – the blush of undergoing a leadership intensive, only to return to the workplace, and find yourself slipping back into the habits of a lifetime –  the “same ol’; same ol’.”  You know there is a better way, but you can’t muster what it takes to make it happen.

Veteran Harvard luminary, Michael Beer, and his fellow researchers, Finnstrom and Schrader nail “what goes wrong with leadership training” with this recent addition to the Harvard Business Review stable. Read more

LCAM study tour to Harvard

LCAM Visits the Boston Ballet

LCAM cohort visits the Boston Ballet

In July 2016, QUT launched the Executive Graduate Certificate in Business (Leadership through coaching and Mentoring) designed for leaders inspired to coach and coaches inspired to lead. In particular, this program is for leaders who want to use coaching and mentoring to implement positive change in their organisation.

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Workplace projects: Exploring new ground

Ailsa Doyle

Ailsa Doyle reflects on the opportunity that her workplace project presented.

Like many students nearing the end of their MBA journey, Ailsa Doyle wanted to explore new ground,  extract as much value from the program as possible and further differentiate her skills and experience. Consequently, she chose to undertake a project outside of her workplace that aligned with her interests and desire to make a difference. After approaching a number of Brisbane-based charities, Boystown (now Yourtown) proposed a research project into social benefit bonds. Read more

2014 GBC: Where are they now? Impacts Solutions

Impacts Solutions

Impacts Solutions: (Left to right) Andrew Zaniewski, Joshua Salkeld, Matthew Kelly, Nathan Pugliese.

Impacts Solutions were the 3rd prize winners in the 2014 Global Business Challenge (GBC).

Team Impacts Solutions was a company with a vision of transforming communities through the delivery of water purification solutions in a way that represented the company’s principles of sustainable enterprise – People, Planet and Profit. Read more