Marketing to Senior Management with an MBA

We had a chat with Master of Business Administration student Melinda Hutchings to get her insights into studying a masters online, balancing work and family life, plus how she’s using her new skills at work.
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The art of choosing the right MBA for you

Obtaining a Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an incredibly popular way to seek career progression and prove to employers that you’re ready for a promotion. That doesn’t mean that the path is an easy one. The first step is choosing the right program for you. Continue reading

How to build resilience as a business leader

If you have been fortunate enough to work with a great leader, you might have found yourself at different times trying to identify what it is that makes them so effective. It might have been their ability to remain calm and effective in the face of a crisis, to recover quickly from setbacks, be creative at problem solving, adapt to changing circumstances or persist positively in the face of apparently overwhelming obstacles.
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Blockchain’s influence on the future of business in Australia

The future of blockchain is already here. Technology companies and financial services firms across the globe are already experimenting with blockchain applications. They understand that this technology is disruptive and will, in due course, transform existing business models and engender innovation.
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The rise of Bitcoin and blockchain technology

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and their underlying technology, blockchain, are disrupting the way in which we transact. However, the strengths of blockchain – transparency, security and immutability – also pose risk when applied in a commercial environment. So, where did blockchain come from and how this technology disrupting the way we do business?
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Collaboration: a key competency for future businesses

Project management is becoming an increasingly critical component of business operations. It requires the right people with the right skills to deliver projects on-time, on-budget, while meeting performance objectives. Southern Cross academic, David Noble discusses the need for ‘collaborative competency’ within businesses of all sizes.
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Embracing globalisation: how Australian business connects to world markets

Most of what we consume – from our clothes and smartphones to our thirst for finding answers on Google – is a result of globalisation. With these wonderful benefits delivered to our fingertips, it can be easy to take them all for granted. But how else do we prosper from this growth in culture, knowledge, ideas and – ultimately – money?
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