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.
At the turn of the 21st Century, companies never anticipated how much easier everything was going to be with big data.
In today’s workplace, managers strive to inspire employees to work smarter, not harder. Our fast-paced, digital-focused world means that the speed of work is more important than ever, so it can be easy to get overwhelmed by priorities and caught up in processes designed to force better efficiency. In practice, smarter work is less about processes and more about effective management.
Former Facebook Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand, Stephen Scheeler recently inspired an audience of students and academics at the first-ever SCU Online Networking event. Continue reading
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.
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
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.
China’s economy has been considered a force to be reckoned with for a while now. Since the Global Financial Crisis, China’s economy has boomed and Australia has been a major benefactor of that wealth. Australian businesses have profited from lucrative trade deals with the economic giant, particularly within the mining and agriculture sectors.