Project Managers are integral to the smooth operation of many functions across varying industries. A multi-faceted role, project managers are equipped with a vast array of skills, knowledge, and experience that allows them to take on the responsibility of initiating, planning, managing and delivering projects of all forms.
It’s hard work, expensive, and a daunting prospect to leave a stable career and study for a Master of Business Administration (MBA). So, why do people do it? Of course, there are a variety of reasons to take the plunge. Perhaps you’re looking to move into a management or leadership position in your current field; or diversify your talents in order to make a particular career change. Whatever the reason, underlying all these motivations is the significant positive effect that an MBA has on graduates’ salaries.
At SCU’s recent networking event in Brisbane, over 50 attendees were inspired by bestselling author and 2018 SCU Vice Chancellor’s Alumnus of the Year, Bella Zanesco as she guided them in becoming fully expressed leaders with her keynote The Future is Human.
The role of an educational leader has evolved over recent years. There’s now strong evidence which shows that educational leadership that is focussed on improving teaching and learning practices will create better outcomes for students. Educational leaders must be effective team leaders who foster a culture of continuous improvement and empower others to develop and execute goals to improve outcomes for students.
The way we learn continues to evolve as new technologies become so common that we can no longer imagine life without them. With the increase of smartphones, rising internet access and greater digital connection, we’re now able to access information on any topic instantaneously, reducing barriers to learning and personal growth.
By David Noble
David is an Associate Lecturer and Doctoral Researcher at SCU
While artificial intelligence brings with it some real advantages, many jobs will be affected.
The educational sector’s approach to managing behaviour is continually evolving, as society better understands human needs and the most effective ways of meeting them. While there are many outside factors that inform behaviour management of students, the greatest influence is definitely behaviour psychology. Continue reading
As Australian businesses embrace project management, a study has revealed there’s a long way to go. Highly skilled project management professionals are more important than ever.
According to the Bureau of Statistics, the 2016 Census of Population and Housing found that the Health Care and Social Assistance industry was the largest employer in Australia. Over the last 15 years, employment rates and job security haven’t always been on steady ground, but the healthcare workforce has made the most significant contribution to the nation’s workforce.