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Why mental health support is now a priority in high schools

7 January 2020

A growing number of children in Australia are refusing to go to school. A total of four per cent to be precise. It’s a damning statistic, and it’s inextricably linked to mental health.

What is human-centred design?

6 January 2020

When Michigan State University completed a construction program, adding several new buildings to its sprawling campus, the engineers did not add any footpaths for students to follow from one building to another in the design plan. This was an unusual decision, especially considering the number of months Michigan spends in below-zero temperatures, with snow or slushy ground to contend with.

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Five tips for database security

19 December 2019

In a business environment in which customer experience is everything, trust is a huge issue. At the top of the customers’ minds is data security. A single breach can cause debilitating damage to a brand not only on the legal, regulatory and financial fronts, but also to the image of the brand the business has carefully nurtured.

So how does an IT manager ensure their customer data is safely stored? What are the secrets to successful database security when security threats are a constant reality in business?

Leading innovative change in a healthcare setting

10 December 2019

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Understanding Corporate Governance: Its Importance, Examples and Issues

8 December 2019

What is corporate governance? Learn more about what it is and why it’s important for companies, and see examples of successful governance and potential issues.

What are competitive sourcing strategies in procurement?

3 December 2019

Competitive sourcing in project management is not just about price. It also improves the efficiency, effectiveness and reliability of the supply network and supports the broader organisation’s goals. Here’s how. 

A vital part of project management

Whether for a unique, one-off project or for the organisational success of a business that relies on raw materials and other supplies, competitive sourcing is a vital part of project management that can bring value on numerous fronts

What is a company's liability for its employees' actions?

18 November 2019

How does somebody entering the legal writing field ensure their writing doesn’t let them down? Here are our top tips for powerful legal writing.

How to increase student wellbeing in education

7 November 2019

Classrooms can be a challenging place – they can make or break students. To shape confident and capable students, it’s critical for educators to support the wellbeing of all learners. There’s a growing body of evidence that shows that aiding the emotional wellbeing of students can lead to success, both academically and socially. Here are four ways education leaders can improve student wellbeing.

Acceptable and residual risk: Tips on how to identify risk in project management

4 November 2019

Projects are, by their very nature, subject to a range of risks. Project management not only exists to ensure work is carried out and completed, but it is also the function responsible for minimising as much risk as possible throughout and following a project.
 
Because risk is such an important topic in the world of project management, a language has developed around risk in its varying forms. This terminology helps professionals in the industry to understand various aspects of a risk, and whether and how that risk has been addressed.

Family intervention in mental health care

31 October 2019

Not all mental illness in children can be prevented, but for those that can, the responsibility for prevention is shared by families, teachers, health professionals and the community. For mental illnesses that cannot be prevented, that responsibility shifts to one-off support. In the same way that physical health is a concern for family, friends and employers, mental health must be seen as equally important for the whole community. 

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