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Apr 29 2021

Talent Management – A Strategic Imperative

Hosted by the University of Canberra, this free development workshop introduces approaches to effective talent management Change the lens to sharpen the focus. Workshop OverviewIn this hands-on workshop, participants will be introduced to applicable concepts associated with managing talented employees. You will explore real-world organisational case studies to learn about practical and useful approaches to effective talent management.You will gain an understanding of how the organisational context can determine the most effective approach to successfully establish and grow a productive and engaged team or workforce. Suitable forAPS 5 to SES and working professionals equivalent who isin a managerial or leadership positionin a role that requires effective management of human capitalinterested in learning about human resource management Workshop FacilitatorDr Doug Jackman is an Assistant Professor in Management in the Canberra Business School, Faculty of Business Government and Law and is the Discipline Lead in HR in relation to the Bachelor of Business (HRM) and the Master of HRM offered by the University of Canberra.Doug has extensive public sector experience and over the last thirty years he has been a practitioner, manager, Senior Executive, consultant and more recently an academic specialising in Human Resource Management.<img src="https://img.evbuc.com/https%3A%2F%2Fcdn.evbuc.com%2Fimages%2F130304013%2F272288821343%2F1%2Foriginal.20210326-043437?h=2000&w=720&auto=format%2Ccompress&q=75&sharp=10&s=fdac9464e810ce8ef5dbfad67ae106e0" alt=" Talent Management – A Strategic Imperative image ">InclusionsThis is a FREE professional development workshop delivered by academics from the University of Canberra, designed to get you thinking and impart practical skills. Registration is essential and places are limited.Refreshments and light catering will be provided.If you register, please be mindful that you are taking a limited spot. Kindly ensure that you are able to attend the workshop on the specified day and time. Once all places have been exhausted, a waitlist ticketing option will open.Workshop spaces are limited to ensure an enhanced experience for participants. This event adheres to ACT Government COVID Safe Event Protocols. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions. 

10:00 - 11:00
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Apr 29 2021

IT Essentials for your next career move

Hosted by the University of Canberra, this free development workshop introduces essential IT skills for working professionals.Workshop OverviewRegister and join this interactive workshop covering career-enhancing IT skills for working professionals. Participants will explore the following areas:Core IT skills for the workplaceCybersecurity readinessBusiness requirements scopingEntrepreneurship and InnovationEnterprise SystemsData AnalysisProject Management Suitable forAPS 4 to EL2 and working professionals equivalent who are:interested in information technology, cyber security or data analytics and it's relation in business contextshoping to advance to a management positionin a role that requires digital or IT related skills Workshop FacilitatorDr Hamed Sarbazhosseini, Program Director of Information Technology and Systems, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Canberra<img src="https://img.evbuc.com/https%3A%2F%2Fcdn.evbuc.com%2Fimages%2F130186307%2F272288821343%2F1%2Foriginal.20210325-060829?h=2000&w=720&auto=format%2Ccompress&q=75&sharp=10&s=2f2c361f2b0ec6d4b48f406de410d984" alt=" IT Essentials for your next career move image ">Dr Hamed Sarbazhosseini is the Program Director of Information Technology and Systems at the Faculty of Science and Technology at University of Canberra.He is a passionate educator and an active researcher. Hamed’s research topics range from IT Project Portfolio Management, Agile Project Management to designing strategic decision-making dashboard for executives and organisations. InclusionsThis is a FREE professional development workshop delivered by academics from the University of Canberra, designed to get you thinking and impart practical skills. Registration is essential and places are limited.Refreshments and light catering will be provided.If you register, please be mindful that you are taking a limited spot. Kindly ensure that you are able to attend the workshop on the specified day and time. Once all places have been exhausted, a waitlist ticketing option will open.Workshop spaces are limited to ensure an enhanced experience for participants. This event adheres to ACT Government COVID Safe Event Protocols. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions.

12:00 - 13:00
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Apr 29 2021

Decision-making under uncertainty: lessons from Hollywood

Hosted by the University of Canberra, this free development workshop introduces decision-making techniques for working professionals. Workshop OverviewHollywood executives must choose which movies to make from more than 100,000 competing movie proposals at any given time.In this workshop, you will learn how they sort, shortlist, validate and value competing proposals — and how to apply these methods to any decision where there are many possible options and little hard information about likely performance. Workshop FacilitatorDr David Court, Founder, Compton School <img src="https://img.evbuc.com/https%3A%2F%2Fcdn.evbuc.com%2Fimages%2F130182159%2F272288821343%2F1%2Foriginal.20210325-045300?h=2000&w=720&auto=format%2Ccompress&q=75&sharp=10&s=4f8c9d80efdb4c76aaf040aaba5c45bf" alt=" Decision-making under uncertainty: lessons from Hollywood image ">David Court is the Founder of Compton School, Australia’s first business school for creative people. He is also Chairman of Screen Canberra and a Director of the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation. David was formerly Head of Screen Business at the Australian Film Television & Radio School where he developed Australia’s first screen business qualification.David has been involved in the financing of more than a dozen film and television productions including John Weiley’s Antarctica, Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom, Dean Cavell’s The Wiggles Movie, Robert Connolly’s The Bank and Andrew Horne's The Animated Leunig.As author of Film Assistance: Future Options (Allen & Unwin, 1986), he was the policy architect of the Film Finance Corporation, established by the Australian Government in 1988. The FFC invested more than $1 billion in Australian film and television productions during the next 20 years. In 2010, with Sir Peter Jackson, David undertook a review of the New Zealand Film Commission for the NZ Government. David holds a PhD from the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University. InclusionsThis is a FREE professional development workshop delivered by academics from the University of Canberra, designed to get you thinking and impart practical skills. Registration is essential and places are limited.Refreshments and light catering will be provided.If you register, please be mindful that you are taking a limited spot. Kindly ensure that you are able to attend the workshop on the specified day and time. Once all places have been exhausted, a waitlist ticketing option will open.Workshop spaces are limited to ensure an enhanced experience for participants. This event adheres to ACT Government COVID Safe Event Protocols. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions.

14:00 - 15:00
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May 7 2021

Information Session: Postgraduate qualifications for health professionals

Hosted by the University of Canberra, this information session will cover Government supported short qualifications in Health OverviewRegister and join this free information session led by academic staff to find out more about the: Graduate Certificate in Health Leadership and ManagementThis course explores leadership and management in healthcare. You will gain practical experience and theoretical knowledge of leadership tactics, resource management, HR issues and managing strategy implementation and change. Graduate Certificate in Health ResearchFor health care and health policy professionals looking to advance their understanding of research methodologies, analysis and outcomes. Suitable forHealth sector professionals who arein, or looking to enter, a managerial or leadership position in healthcarelooking to advance their understanding of research methodologies, analysis and outcomes. Reasons to AttendEquip yourself with new skills that can help you advance in your current career, change your career, or set you up for continued studies with UC. Unit learnings are integrated directly into the work you are doing, centered around practical and applicable outcomes.Short qualification; finish in as little as four months full-time or part-time equivalent.Learn about the scholarships on offer and employer support.Guaranteed Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) For a limited time, eligible students will be guaranteed a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) for select UC short qualifications due to additional Australian Government funding. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to complete a short qualification before February 2022. Session FacilitatorJane Frost, Discipline Lead in Nursing, Faculty of Health, University of CanberraJennie Scarvell, Associate Dean, Research and Innovation, University of Canberra InclusionsThis is a FREE information session. Refreshments and light catering will be provided. If you register, please be mindful that you are taking a limited spot. Kindly ensure that you are able to attend the workshop on the specified day and time. Once all places have been exhausted, a waitlist ticketing option will open. Workshop spaces are limited to ensure an enhanced experience for participants. This event adheres to ACT Government COVID Safe Event Protocols. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions.

14:30 - 15:30
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Jul 7 2021

Data Visualization and Storytelling with Bill Shander

Learn the art and science, the theory and practical hands-on tactics of creating compelling communications experiences based on surveys, scientific research, public or proprietary data sources. Join Bill Shander, LinkedIn Learning’s data visualization expert, and top-rated workshop presenter, as he walks through a curriculum specially designed for different members of your team. In individual and team exercises, you will work your way up from basic visual thinking exercises to creating full outlines and plans for static infographics, PowerPoint decks, and/or interactive data experiences.You will practice converting abstract ideas and data into visuals, allowing you to conceptualize and produce a complete idea that is ready for execution. You will gain tangible real-world insights to make every data presentation you create better, as well as long-term best practices and big picture thinking that will forever change your approach to this work.Learn:Strategies for creating memorable and effective data visualizations, data stories and infographics for your organizationHow to think about data and the visual communication of dataPicking the right chart for your dataStorytelling with dataAbout information hierarchy and data visualization best practicesThe neuroscience and psychology behind how your audience will receive your data visualizationsAbout research into best practices for data design and communications----------------------------------------------Bill Shander is an information designer, helping clients turn their data into compelling visual and often interactive experiences. Bill teaches data storytelling, information design and data visualization on LinkedIn Learning, for a Big Four accounting and consulting firm, and in workshops around the world. Clients include the World Bank, United Nations, Starbucks, MIT, multiple U.S. Government agencies, and many more. Bill is also on the board of directors of the Data Visualization Society, a global member-driven community of over 17,000 data visualization professionals.----------------------------------------------Strict limit of 40 participants

10:00 - 13:00
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