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QUTeX - Professional and Executive Education
Thought leaders share contemporary leadership practices.
Mar 18, 2021
Jean Burgess on digital platforms and society
Prof Jean Burgess, Associate Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society speaks to Kate about how research is helping us understand the social implications of digital media technologies, platforms, and cultures. Kate and Jean also get heated about content moderation on social media and the Treasury Laws Amendment (News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code). Jean thinks it's just bad code on both sides.
Mar 7, 2021
Tony Abbott on leadership and the public good
The Honourable Tony Abbott, former Australian Prime Minister, speaks to the participants of the QUT Public Sector Management Program on the idea of the public good, his achievements as Prime Minister and Australia’s place on the world stage. ExecInsights is brought to you by QUTeX Professional and Executive Education.
Dec 6, 2020
David Flannery on the search for life on Mars
Kate Joyner speaks to QUT geologist and biologist David Flannery about how Australian rock formations assist the search for lifeforms on Mars. Along the way we talk about the history of space exploration, Australians helping the space effort at NASA and Elon Musk. ExecInsights is brought to you by QUTeX Professional and Executive Education.
Sep 22, 2020
Penny Williams on Digital Platform Work in Australia
Penny Williams, Lecturer in QUT’s Business School, speaks to Kate about her collaborative research which produced the first ever Digital Platform Work in Australia survey. Penny speaks on who is engaging in platform work such as Uber and Airtasker, what we know about the experience of those who engage with these platforms, and how trends may evolve in the future. Penny also spoke about the regulation required to ensure those on the margins of the workforce receive an appropriate return for their labour. ExecInsights is brought to you by QUTeX Professional and Executive Education.
Aug 2, 2020
Kevin Rudd on Leading for Public Purpose
The Honourable Kevin Rudd, former Prime Minister of Australia on achievements in public office, the importance of cooperative federalism and why a professional public service is vital to a high functioning nation.
Mar 18, 2020
QUT ExecInsights - Mal Thatcher on the Digitally Capable Organisation
Mal Thatcher, Professor of Digital Practice, QUT Business School, speaks to Kate about the need for digital transformation of organisations. The conversation covers the current digital maturity of Australian organisations, the role of learning and development in the challenge of transformation, and the establishment of the QUT Digital Capability Practice.
Nov 6, 2019
QUT ExecInsights - Stuart Cunningham On Humanising The Future
Distinguished Professor Stuart Cunningham, OAM, is a leading QUT researcher in media, cultural studies and the workforce of the future. Stuart speaks to Kate about how the humanities will be vital to creating a community and workforce capable of meeting the challenges of technology, population ageing, globalization and climate change.
Sep 17, 2019
QUT ExecInsights - Michael Trotter On The Esports Phenomenon
Esports is a billion dollar industry worldwide and growing. Michael Trotter, a Phd student, brought Australia's first university Esports program to QUT. Michael talks to Kate about why universities would invest in Esports and how the industry of both tournaments and gaming is structured and evolving.
Jun 20, 2019
QUT ExecInsights - QUT Chair In Digital Economy On Rethinking Your Business For The Digital Age
Professor Marek Kowalkiewicz, QUT Chair in Digital Economy and Michael Rosemann, QUT Professor for Innovation Systems speak with Kate about using the processes of structured ideation to create the preferred digital future for your organisation.
Apr 16, 2019
QUT ExecInsights - Matt Brown On The Promise Of Genomics For Treatment Of Cancer And Disease
Distinguished Professor Matt Brown, QUT Director of Genomics, talks to Kate about the collaborative research which is revolutionising our understanding of the causes of rare and common heritable diseases, cancers and even infectious diseases. Kate and Matt speak about the speed of technological change in genomic research and the inherent challenges of international collaborative research.
Feb 17, 2019
QUT ExecInsights - Rob Setter On The Future Of Public Purpose Work
Kate speaks to Rob Setter Chief Executive of the Queensland Public Service Commission on how our approaches to delivering for our communities are evolving. The Future of Public Purpose Work is IPAA Qld theme for 2019, an organisation and theme with which QUT eX is proud to partner.
Dec 13, 2018
QUT ExecInsights - Margaret Sheil On Leading The 21st Century University
QUT Vice-Chancellor Margaret Sheil talks to Kate about changes in the higher education landscape, and how universities can survive and thrive in the 21st century.
Sep 12, 2018
QUT ExecInsights - Kerrie Mengersen On Creating Value With Big Data
QUT Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen, Deputy Director ARC Centre of Excellence in Mathematics and Statistical Data speaks to Kate about rich opportunities for business and policy insights from burgeoning sources of data and new techniques of data analytics. Among many examples, Kate and Kerrie cover airport congestion and measuring the impact of the $3.6B Queen's Wharf casino and retail development project in Brisbane's CBD.
Aug 23, 2018
QUT ExecInsights - Ash Carucci On Starting A Fitness Empire
Head Coach and Owner, FITA U Performance Centre, Paddington, talks to Kate about the challenges of starting out in small business and the mindset for success. Kate and Ash also share some insights from a recent Entrepreneurship Summit they attended, and agreed to disagree on what went down.
Aug 14, 2018
QUT ExecInsights - Don Meij On Pizza, Innovation And The Future Of Delivery
Don Meij, CEO Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd and recent inductee in into the Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame speaks to Kate about the journey from delivering pizza in Red Hill, Brisbane to being the CEO of a company which is a market leader in seven countries. The conversation ranges through the importance of a laser-like customer focus, risk taking, digital retail, working with your Board, and the future of work in the pizza and food delivery business. Yes, there will be drone delivery!
Jun 21, 2018
QUT ExecInsights - Gary Mortimer On Adaptation In Australian Retail
Associate Professor Gary Mortimer speaks to Kate about recent significant shifts in Australian retail, the changing competitive forces and how different sectors are adapting.
Apr 15, 2018
QUT ExecInsights - Patsy Yates On End Of Life Care
Professor Patsy Yates, Head of QUT's School of Nursing and distinguished researcher in palliative care, speaks to Kate about achieving access to high quality end of life care for the whole community.
Feb 16, 2018
QUT ExecInsights - Michael Milford
Professior Michael Milford, Chief Investigator at the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision at QUT, shares with Kate his thoughts and predictions about what everyday life could look like in the near future with the onward march of technologies around robotics, automation and artificial intelligence. He also shares a strategy for using a bot to replace the romance of choosing an engagement ring!
Dec 17, 2017
QUT ExecInsights - Marcus Foth On Creating The Liveable City
Marcus Foth, Professor of Urban Informatics in the QUT Design Lab, speaks to Kate about creating, applying and using information technology and data to create cities and urban environments in which people can thrive.
Dec 17, 2017
QUT ExecInsights - Sean Druitt On QUT's The Cube
Sean Druitt is the Studio Manager of QUT's The Cube, one of the world's largest digital interactive learning and display spaces, dedicated to engaging young and old in the wonder of STEM. Sean talks to Kate about the team behind the Cube, digital art and Fruit Ninja.
Dec 5, 2017
QUT ExecInsights - Susan Goldsworthy On Secure Base Leadership
Author and executive coach Susan Goldsworthy brings insights into high performance from her background as an elite athlete and corporate communication manager. She talks with Kate about ideas from he co-authored book, 'Care to Dare Unleashing astonishing potential through secure base leadership.'
Oct 25, 2017
QUT ExecInsights - Rachel Collis On Skills Of Effective Negotiation
Rachel speaks to Kate about the complexities and challenges of the negotiation task for leaders and how we are all less rational than we think.
Sep 18, 2017
QUT ExecInsights - Meg Wheatley On Facing Reality, Restoring Sanity
Meg speaks to Kate about how leaders need to create islands of sanity in complex times.
Jul 30, 2017
QUT ExecInsights - Brook Dixon On The Business Of Creating Smart Cities
Brook Dixon, Managing Director, Delos Delta, speaks to Kate about how technology, smart thinking and leadership can build inclusive, productive and sustainable cities.
Jul 14, 2017
QUT ExecInsights - Martin Moore On Leadership And Organisational Culture
Changing the culture of an organisation is not for the faint-hearted leader is the message of Martin Moore, CEO of CS Energy in Queensland. It requires persistence and the ability to make sometimes heart-breaking decisions about moving people on. Martin shares his story and insights about change with host Kate Joyner.
Jun 8, 2017
QUT ExecInsights - Ruth Bridgstock On Learning For 21st Century Life And Work
Ruth speaks to Kate about how to keep learning and growing for a thriving 21st century worklife.
Mar 20, 2017
QUT ExecInsights - Paul Hibbert On Processes Of Leader Formation
Responsible leaders grow through slow and thoughtful processes of experience, interpretation and dialogue says Professor Paul Hibbert, Dean of the Faculties of Arts and Divinity at the University of St Andrews.
Mar 20, 2017
QUT ExecInsights - David Williams On The Legal Industry, Technology And Adaptation
Compelling forces are unwinding establishment law. New platforms such as LawPath and Lawyers on Demand are emerging, disrupting traditional business models of law firms. David Williams, Mullins Lawyers Partner gives us a tour of the changing landscape of the legal industry.
Mar 5, 2017
QUT ExecInsights - Andrew Pettigrew On Leader Effects On Organisational Performance
We pay multi-millions, but do leaders actually have an effect on organisational performance? Eminent Oxford scholar Professor Andrew Pettigrew steps out the evidence.
Feb 27, 2017
QUT ExecInsights - Prof Marek Kowalkiewicz On Trends In The Emerging Digital Economy
As PWC Chair in Digital Economy at QUT, Marek Kowalkiewicz joins Kate Joyner in a conversation about the gig economy, predicting and proactively meeting the needs of customers, environmental sensing to avoid disruptive blindsiding and digital intelligence (or stupidity). Find out Marek's thoughts on how our homes may evolve for in a digital future.
Feb 15, 2017
QUT ExecInsights - Geoff Abbott On 3rd Generation Coaching
If we have been in organisational life for any length of time, we will have experienced coaching. We may have had someone coach us, we may have been a coach ourselves to our team, or to colleagues, or we may have had some help from a professional coach. Dr Geoff Abbott is Director of Executive and Organisational Coaching at the Graduate School of Business, QUT and an experienced executive coach. He has recently developed the innovative Executive Graduate Certificate in Business (Leadership through Coaching and Mentoring) program. Geoff talks with host Kate Joyner about how the practice of coaching is changing in line with the complexity and volatility of our environments.
Feb 14, 2017
QUT ExecInsights - Aubrey Warren On Powerful Conversations
Do you feel there is a depth of connection among the people with whom you share your worklife? Leadership coach, lecturer and writer Aubrey Warren talks with host Kate Joyner about how to improve our skills in dialogue so that our organisations can achieve their goals, one conversation at a time. Aubrey also discusses how the nature of our conversations is changing with technology. He talks about his book with Dr Tim Bakker Conversations at Work, and also his excitement and alarm around the ideas in the book The Seventh Sense.