What the MBA means to me

Jane was part of the recent panel discussion “Breaking into the Boardroom”, left to right Deborah Wilson, Andrew Rodgers, and Jane Crombie.

When Jane first applied for the program there were some concerns – Jane was already highly accomplished in her role and had a very strong track record of success.  While we felt that she would offer a huge contribution to the cohort we were unsure because of her extensive experience, Read more

Talking Points

Clayton with Claudine Lyons, Vice President IPAA New South Wales Division

I was pleasantly surprised and very happy to see the name of Clayton John Trevilyan of Port Macquarie listed in the awardees of the Public Service Medal (Federal) in today’s Queen’s Birthday Honours. Read more

What happens after you win the Global Business Challenge?

Team Smart Blox, Mary Dusek, Katherine Monberg, Tim Larsen and team coach Dr John Benlsey at the 2017 GBC Awards Dinner.

Looking back on the 2018 GBC winners is really an exercise in looking forward…

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How are emerging technologies going to transform the business of government?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in government involves the design, building, use, and evaluation of cognitive computing and machine learning to improve the management of public agencies. To enable successful use of AI in government, leaders must design and implement governance and policy that promotes a skilled workforce that collaborates with academia and the private sector, risk management frameworks, secure systems, and modern technologies.

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2018 Women on the Move : Voice Matters

So many of us wish we had the courage to speak up when it really matters. Speak for ourselves and for others. Our Women on the Move forum this year titled ‘Voice Matters’ challenged us to own the voice we have. Read more

The PSMP gave me the confidence to pursue my dream…

Charlotte Sangster PSMP Graduate

Charlotte Sangster, received the QUT Women’s Scholarship and completed the Graduate Certificate in Business

When I interviewed Charlotte Sangster for her PSMP scholarship application in 2015, what stood out was her total commitment to have impact, to make a difference in peoples’ lives. She also knew that there was a bigger role out there for her that would remain elusive without further studies. 

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QUT ExecInsights – Kerrie Mengersen on Creating Value with Big Data

ExecInsights Episode with Kerrie Mengersen
Distinguished Professor Kerry Mengersen

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QUT Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen, Deputy Director ARC Centre of Excellence in Mathematics and Statistical Data speaks to Kate about rich opportunities for business and policy insights from burgeoning sources of data and new techniques of data analytics. Among many examples, Kate and Kerrie cover airport congestion and measuring the impact of the $3.6B Queen’s Wharf casino and retail development project in Brisbane’s CBD.

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Rotary Down Under and the QUT MBA Ideas Factory

One of the key takeaways from the MBA program is how you reshape your career. But what happens after you finish your studies? How do you keep the excitement and energy of your learning experience alive?

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Be ambitious rather than competitive

Veena Bedekar, Canberra EMBA Graduate, June 2018

One of the highlights of being part of an EMBA cohort is the people you meet. One of our 2018 Canberra graduates, Veena Bedekar, was nominated as Student Representative Speaker.  She shares an extract of her graduate speech below.

My experience of Veena is that she is truly a “peoples person”. She is keen to help people arriving from other countries to “find their feet”, and to help them with their careers. Her exposure to art and creative people, gained from her role as a volunteer board director offers a refreshing balance with her legal work. She cherishes the people she met and the networks created through participating in the EMBA program. This is Veena’s story… Read more

QUT ExecInsights – Ash Carucci on starting a fitness empire

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Head Coach and Owner, FITA U Performance Centre, Paddington, talks to Kate about the challenges of starting out in small business and the mindset for success. Kate and Ash also share some insights from a recent Entrepreneurship Summit they attended, and agreed to disagree on what went down.

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