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Our data-driven world is generating huge volumes of information through social media, financial transactions, transportation, and even scientific discovery. Data isn’t just something that IT specialists use - we all need to be able to understand the data that’s everywhere, both in our jobs and our lives. Hear from this curated panel of experts about the future impacts of data in business and innovation.
Bringing together industry and RMIT experts, this webinar will discuss the innovations, opportunities and tools helping SMEs grow their businesses and discover what’s next during the pandemic. We’ll unpack how the entrepreneurial ecosystem has changed, business flexibility, accelerated digital adoption and the rise of coworking and collaborative workspaces.
From RMIT University to the world-wide stage, hear how Rebecca has forged a successful media career that spans more than 20 years.
With digitalisation, the cycles of technological advances and innovation are now measured in months rather than decades. Join RMIT and Engineers Australia for an expert panel discussion and debate on what the post COVID-19 era will look like in the infrastructure, manufacturing and health care sectors.
Design has never been more important. It’s responsible for shaping the built environment, the digital world and the products and services we use everyday.
Like many sectors, healthcare is entering a period of rapid change. New technologies are fundamentally changing how we prevent, diagnose and treat diseases, as well as the relationship between medical professionals and patients.
Learn how leaders in industry and progressive companies are using emerging technologies to shape what's next in business.
The education sector is undergoing rapid disruption. New technologies are dismantling outdated systems, and the study from home revolution the pandemic heralded has solidified this: there's no turning back.
RMIT Academics from the School of Management share insights from their contemporary research, and discuss the issues workers are facing such as anxiety and burnout and how HRM and other professionals can best manage their wellbeing. Industry HR experts from the Department of Transport and Medibank provide their perspectives on how they are managing the wellbeing of their workers after two years of disrupted work conditions.
Academics are under increasing pressure to publish their work in prestigious journals in order to ‘disseminate their findings’ and enhance their career prospects. The editors of these journals receive more and more submissions each year from academics desperate to get their work accepted. So how do journal editors decide which papers should be desk rejected, and which should be sent out for peer review? What advice would they give to colleagues who wish to publish in their journals in order to maximise their chances of a successful outcome? Find out by watching this Panel Discussion of Editors from leading human resource management, industrial relations and management journals.
After two years of being unable to celebrate in person, it was so wonderful to acknowledge the outstanding achievements of our students from across all our schools and programs in 2021 at our annual Best of Business and Law Awards yesterday. Across the afternoon, and together with many of our industry partners, we were able to recognise more than 55 of our graduates from the College of Business and Law.
Hear from industry experts and leaders, other MBA graduates and RMIT academics who will discuss how business leaders and organisations can achieve sustainable and meaningful social impact. Our presenters share their lived experiences in for-profit and social enterprise contexts, and address some of the main challenges in maintaining efficiency and growth, while achieving positive business outcomes for customers, employees and the community.
Workplace gender inequality is an enduring, global socio-economic problem and despite significant strides made over many decades, most Australian workplaces continue to exhibit gender inequalities. This research, conducted by the RMIT Global Transport and Logistics Research Group and funded by the Commission for Gender Equality in Public Sector, identifies the factors of sustaining workplace gender inequalities, and the ways through which practices and processes could be changed to facilitate progress towards a more gender equal workplace.
The inaugural Laurie Carmichael Lecture: In conversation with Sally McManus, Secretary, Australian Council of Trade Unions. Nobel Laureate, former World Bank Chief Economist, and best-selling author Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz delivers the inaugural Laurie Carmichael Lecture. He addresses the economic importance and benefits of trade unions. This annual lecture is sponsored by the Carmichael Centre, a new initiative of the Centre for Future Work at The Australia Institute, which undertakes research and education activities related to the legacy of former union leader Laurie Carmichael.
Our panel of experts discussed the benefit of incorporating SDGs for small and medium businesses and the immediate impact on recruitment and retention, employee wellbeing, brand reputation and customer satisfaction. They also discussed that incorporating SDGs can lead to broadening networks with global partners and attracting new investors who are increasingly making ESG a requirement.
In this conversation recorded for The Big Anxiety, acclaimed writer, Siri Hustvedt talks with festival director, Jill Bennett, extending on their chapter in the book, The Big Anxiety: Taking Care of Mental Health in Times of Crisis (Bloomsbury, 2022).
Uluru Statement from the Heart and the referendum on a Voice to Parliament. This lecture discusses the journey to constitutional recognition in Australia. It will explain the history of recognition, the Uluru Statement from the Heart and set the scene for the impending referendum on a Voice, the first referendum to be held in more than two decades.
The official launch of RMIT Digital3 (D3) at RMIT’s Capitol Theatre. D3 is an exciting new initiative developed by RMIT’s College of Business and Law that provides a modern approach to business education and progresses our understanding of the digital economy and its impact on business.
The Laurie Carmichael Lecture at RMIT University in Melbourne featuring Sharan Burrow, former General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (2010-2022) and President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (2000–2010). Sharan spoke on the topic of 'Global Worker Solidarity for a Peaceful, Sustainable World', and answered audience questions, facilitated by ACTU Assistant Secretary Joseph Mitchell. This lecture is an annual keynote lecture hosted by the Carmichael Centre, an initiative of the Australia Institute's Centre for Future Work, and RMIT University.
Acknowledgement of Country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.
Acknowledgement of Country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.