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What were the top professional development trends in 2019?

In 2019, Executive Education offered more than 40 different Short Course topics. Over 1,000 professionals from a range of industries participated in our interactive workshops. We discovered some insightful data about professional development priorities in New Zealand.

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Unwrap your Christmas reading list

2019 is coming to a close and it’s a great time to kick back, relax and enjoy a good read. Whatever your plans are for the summer, we have curated a list of must-reads for you this Christmas season. Our summer reading list has something for everyone, from inspiring leadership, progress and innovation to confronting change.

How good a negotiator are you really?

Without a firm grasp on negotiation and collaborating skills, management on any scale is a challenge. The ability to influence and convince with confidence is an essential leadership capability, yet so many people often assume they don’t need training to master it or keep their skills updated.

Building a bridge to demystify big data

The term big data is relatively well understood, but Leo Paas, Professor in Marketing Analytics at The University of Auckland and Executive Education facilitator, explains that for many organisations the limitations and advantages of their own data are less clear.

Blockchain for business transformation

The Bitcoin fad may be over, but blockchain is here to stay. In fact, it has been dubbed the “new internet”. Associate Professor and blockchain researcher Alex Sims says that blockchain has the potential to transform processes and disrupt industries such as global supply chains, healthcare, government and financial sectors.

Blockchain for business transformation

Stepping up to strategic leadership

In a world of radical transformation, effective leaders of people and culture are critical to an organisation’s success. Today, five generations are working together as Gen Z start their first jobs and Baby Boomers live longer and retire later.

Leaders are made, not born

Leadership is often depicted as a divinely inspired gift accessible only to those with a charismatic disposition, positional authority or specialist expertise – and preferably a combination of all three. For centuries, the widespread belief in most cultures has been that leaders are born, not made.

          

       

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Data analysts claim stake in US election victory

Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential campaign should warn organisations to look for truth – not affirmation – in data or risk being led astray.


Start the conversation towards building a high performance team

Do your team meetings deliver more than the hourly cost of each staff member in attendance – or do they waste time and money?


Brand avoidance: Why don’t you like me anymore? Dr Mike Lee on the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Brand Resistance

What do you do when consumers turn against your brand, avoiding it on fervently held points of principle?


 

Patrick Rottiers: When is the last time you upgraded your negotiation skills?

Brokering lasting, solid, inspiring agreements is arguably an essential management activity for most professionals in any organisation from start-up, blue chip, profit or non-profit.

Five steps to create and lead agile businesses

Many business plans read like bedtime stories – there are heroes, villains, an interesting plot and nearly always a happy ending. The process of creating a plan makes us feel safe and warm but it bears little resemblance to the world we live in.


Six insights into developing a capable and adaptive process

A company’s ability to change depends on its organisation’s capabilities, three key factors impact these capabilities, resources, processes and values.

As an organisation matures processes become increasingly important. Executive Education facilitator Lim Lip Khoon gives six insights into developing efficient and adaptive processes.


How to “be” in the world of fast digital communication

Technology has rapidly changed the way we communicate, from the invention of the hand-cranked telephone in 1876 to the Apple iPhone in 2007 – and it’s not slowing down.


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Data analysts claim stake in US election victory

Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential campaign should warn organisations to look for truth – not affirmation – in data or risk being led astray.


Start the conversation towards building a high performance team

Do your team meetings deliver more than the hourly cost of each staff member in attendance – or do they waste time and money?


Brand avoidance: Why don’t you like me anymore? Dr Mike Lee on the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Brand Resistance

What do you do when consumers turn against your brand, avoiding it on fervently held points of principle?


 

Patrick Rottiers: When is the last time you upgraded your negotiation skills?

Brokering lasting, solid, inspiring agreements is arguably an essential management activity for most professionals in any organisation from start-up, blue chip, profit or non-profit.

Five steps to create and lead agile businesses

Many business plans read like bedtime stories – there are heroes, villains, an interesting plot and nearly always a happy ending. The process of creating a plan makes us feel safe and warm but it bears little resemblance to the world we live in.


Six insights into developing a capable and adaptive process

A company’s ability to change depends on its organisation’s capabilities, three key factors impact these capabilities, resources, processes and values.

As an organisation matures processes become increasingly important. Executive Education facilitator Lim Lip Khoon gives six insights into developing efficient and adaptive processes.


How to “be” in the world of fast digital communication

Technology has rapidly changed the way we communicate, from the invention of the hand-cranked telephone in 1876 to the Apple iPhone in 2007 – and it’s not slowing down.


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Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Morbi vitae interdum justo. Nunc sit amet magna volutpat, venenatis ante nec, egestas leo. Vivamus quis dapibus odio.

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Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Morbi vitae interdum justo. Nunc sit amet magna volutpat, venenatis ante nec, egestas leo. Vivamus quis dapibus odio.

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Data analysts claim stake in US election victory

Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential campaign should warn organisations to look for truth – not affirmation – in data or risk being led astray.


Start the conversation towards building a high performance team

Do your team meetings deliver more than the hourly cost of each staff member in attendance – or do they waste time and money?


Brand avoidance: Why don’t you like me anymore? Dr Mike Lee on the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Brand Resistance

What do you do when consumers turn against your brand, avoiding it on fervently held points of principle?


 

Patrick Rottiers: When is the last time you upgraded your negotiation skills?

Brokering lasting, solid, inspiring agreements is arguably an essential management activity for most professionals in any organisation from start-up, blue chip, profit or non-profit.

Five steps to create and lead agile businesses

Many business plans read like bedtime stories – there are heroes, villains, an interesting plot and nearly always a happy ending. The process of creating a plan makes us feel safe and warm but it bears little resemblance to the world we live in.


Six insights into developing a capable and adaptive process

A company’s ability to change depends on its organisation’s capabilities, three key factors impact these capabilities, resources, processes and values.

As an organisation matures processes become increasingly important. Executive Education facilitator Lim Lip Khoon gives six insights into developing efficient and adaptive processes.


How to “be” in the world of fast digital communication

Technology has rapidly changed the way we communicate, from the invention of the hand-cranked telephone in 1876 to the Apple iPhone in 2007 – and it’s not slowing down.


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