QUT ExecInsights – Rob Setter on the Future of Public Purpose Work

Rob Setter on the Future of Public Purpose Work

Rob Setter

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Kate speaks to Rob Setter Chief Executive of the Queensland Public Service Commission on how our approaches to delivering for our communities are evolving. The Future of Public Purpose Work is IPAA Qld theme for 2019, an organisation and theme with which QUT eX is proud to partner.

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QUT Disaster Management Lecturer helps clear the way for a landmine-free Turkey

Dr Jo Durham (seated second from right) having a cuppa with the local deminers during a break, in Igdir Province, Eastern Turkey, along the Iranian border. The deminers are funded by MECHEM and the overall project is funded by the EU and implemented by UNDP Turkey Country Office.

While some of us spent the pre-Christmas period preparing for festivities ahead, Dr Jo Durham, senior lecturer in Disaster Management at QUT, was on the ground in Turkey, evaluating a landmine clearance project on the eastern borders of Turkey for the UN Development programme.

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Learning is a very powerful tool – but don’t just take our word for it!

Peter Carne Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Public Trustee of Queensland talks about his experience of working with QUTeX.

Peter Carne Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Public Trustee of Queensland talks about his experience of working with QUTeX.

I recently caught up with Peter Carne, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Public Trustee of Queensland. In this role, he oversees more than 600 staff across 15 regional offices.  One of the things I quickly realised, is that, despite holding such an important position, Peter is a particularly friendly and approachable person, who is passionate about what he does, and is inspirational in his approach to personal growth, as well as organisational growth.

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QUT ExecInsights – Margaret Sheil on leading the 21st century University

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QUT Vice-Chancellor Margaret Sheil talks to Kate about changes in the higher education landscape, and how universities can survive and thrive in the 21st century.

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2019 QUT Leadership Coaching Conference: Crossing Boundaries

Crossing Boundaries, Leadership Coaching Conference

One thing is certain – today’s leaders face the reality of a ‘VUCA’ world of volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. In times of rapid change, the temptation is to pull back.

Conference update:
We are delighted to announce our first keynote speaker for our inaugural Leadership Coaching Conference, Michael Bungay Stainer.
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QUTeX at TEDxBrisbane

QUTeX at TEDx

The QUTeX activation space included VR headsets.

The most recent TEDxBrisbane event was held last Sunday, 9 December with the theme of “What’s Next” and QUTeX was a major partner. In true TEDx style, the speakers were inspiring, the participants were excited and the advocates were amazing.

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Understanding the criticality of delivering on public value

Christine Mann, Director of Cultural Capability and Engagement at the North West Hospital and Health Service.

Christine Mann, Director of Cultural Capability and Engagement at the North West Hospital and Health Service was the recipient of a 2017 QUT and Queensland Public Service Commission scholarship to undertake the Public Sector Management Program (PSMP).

Christine says to others considering applying for the scholarship, absolutely go for it! As you will see from her story below, completion of the PSMP provided new skills and knowledge along with a great sense of achievement. Read more

Reimagining the business of health

The “Reimagining the Business of Health”  seminar held at the QUT Executive Education Centre, Gardens Point campus, on Wednesday 7th November 2018 was a great success.

The seminar, offered by QUT Faculty of Health and sponsored by QUTeX involved a unique blend of theatre and health economics.

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Artificial Intelligence and the leadership challenge

The emerging spectre of Artificial Intelligence (AI) cannot be ignored. In a space with views ranging from Vladimir Putin’s claim that whoever becomes the leader in AI ‘will be the ruler of the world’ to Jean Baudrillard’s view that AI ‘lacks artifice and therefore intelligence’, it was timely for the QUT Business School in Canberra to host a panel to discuss how will it change leadership. Read more

The PSMP inspires a commitment to improve service delivery within the Rural Hospitals

Diana Friday, recipient of the QUT Diversity Scholarship, with her Australia Day honours award from the Townsville Hospital and Health Service, received for her dedication to improving health care.

QUT, in partnership with the Public Service Commission (PSC), invest in scholarships each year for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Queensland Government Employees, to undertake the Public Sector Management Program (PSMP).

Diana Friday, a Senior Aboriginal Health Worker from Community Health in far North Queensland was the recipient of one of the 2017 scholarships. Read more