Events Alert: UQ Business School’s remaining Exec-Development short courses for 2018

UQ Business School - Executive Short Courses - 2018

Participants in a UQ Business School workshop are provided with the highest possible capability development opportunities

Given that my role as an Industry Engagement Manager at UQ Business School includes keeping organisations up-to-date with our various public programs, I thought I’d do a quick post to let you know what’s coming up in the calendar for the rest of this year.

As you’d expect from UQ, these workshops really are about as good as it gets being developed by one of the world’s top-tier universities and delivered by facilitators with both academic excellence AND in-depth industry experience. They also offer an amazing opportunity for participants to network and share knowledge and experience.

Most of these workshops are designed for people working from Middle-Management to Executive level positions (although, some are targeted at just Executives and Senior Executives – see the program titles and full course info for details).

Book three places or more for a 10% reduction.

NB. These topics (and many others) can all be delivered ‘in-house’, fully contextualised to your specific needs.

UQ Business School’s 2018 Short Course Topics, Dates and Pricing

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Event(s) Alert – Delivering Change Management: A Panel Discussion 13th and 20th Oct

Another event alert for you but I’m glad to say that this one’s for free!!! Cliftons (the organisation that provides training and event venues…very good ones too!) are hosting a couple of forums on Change Management. Aside from being free of charge to attend and having several good speakers lined up (as well as the panel discussion), these things are also great from a networking point of view.

The first one is in Melbourne from 5.30pm to 7.30pm on the 13th of Oct and the second is one is in Sydney, 5.30pm to 7.30pm on the 20th of Oct (both at Cliftons of course).

The website states… Continue reading

Event Alert – Australian HR Awards – 28th Oct 2011

I know, I know, I generally don’t do posts on generic HR stuff but the HR awards are pretty big and they’re run by HC Mag, where I get a fair bit of info for this site, so it seems only fair to do a bit of a plug for their main event.

This year’s HR awards are on Friday 28th of October at the Hilton Hotel in Sydney. The blurb from the website says… Continue reading

Event Alert – HR Summit – Brisbane 5th-6th Oct 2011

If I’m absolutely honest I wouldn’t normally have done an event alert for the HR Summit. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great event (indeed, it’s possibly Australia’s largest HR focussed event) with some outstanding speakers, but it’s quite a lot of money to spend if you’re in the L&D/OD world as the topics obviously tend to cover the far broader HR issues, which means you can end up spending a lot of time listening to stuff that’s interesting but not really relevant to your area.

However, I’ve had a look at the agenda for the Brisbane event next month and I have to say that there’s a fair bit in there that I’d be keen to hear, including: Continue reading

Event Alert – 24th ICDE conference – 2nd to 5th Oct

Like the last event alert, I’m afraid this is another one for those of you with a very understanding boss and/or board and a decent travel budget (if so, luck you!).

The 24th ICDE (International Council for Open and Distance Learning) conference is being hosted by Universitas Terbuka, Indonesia, and will take place in Nusa Dua on the island of Bali from the 2nd to the 5th of October.

This year’s conference theme is ‘Expanding horizons – new approaches to ODL’ and lists the following sub-themes:

  • ODL and human capacity building
  • ODL in a changing world
  • Quality and ODL in the future
  • Management and strategic development of ODL
  • OERs in a global world
  • International development and distance learning

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Event Alert – DevLearn – Las Vegas – Nov 2nd to 4th

For those of you with a fairly decent budget for attending events (very envious!), the DevLearn conference is in Las Vegas this year on the 2nd to 4th of November. As with all things American it promises to be BIG with some great keynote speakers and, no doubt, some amazing learning and networking opportunities. If anyone is fortunate enough to go along I’d be extremely grateful if they’d do a bit of a report for us (is anyone already booked?).

For more info and registration follow click here.

Sam

Event Alert – Learnx Asia-Pac Convention – Brisbane – 14th and 15th Sep

For anyone who’s in Brisbane (or who fancies flying in to Brisbane), the LearnX Asia Pacific Conference is on Wednesday, 14 September 2011 – Thursday, 15 September 2011 at the Brisbane Convention Centre, South Brisbane. The production’s theme is ‘Transformations and innovations in how we learn for work and life’.
I’d love to go but I’ll be in Darwin so it’d be great to hear from anyone that went (one of my workmates is going so I’ll ask her to post on what it was like).

More info at http://www.bcec.com.au/whats-on/event-details.aspx?id=662