Online Event: Manufacturers: Are you giving your customers what they want?

FREE Event       Tuesday 16 May 2017
                            11.00am - 12.00pm (AEST)

In this live online event, you will hear from the pre-eminent global thought leader on Business Model Innovation, Professor Goran Roos, about current trends in the Australian manufacturing industry linked to service innovation.  In a recent study, Professor Roos identified significant and ongoing changes in consumer and customer preferences. One driver of this change is the increase in living standards, which has shifted consumer preferences from products to services and onwards to ‘experiences’. This has highlighted the increased demand on product providers to also provide services.

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WEBINAR: How to use LinkedIn to its full potential

WEBINAR:     Tuesday 16 May 2017
                          11.00am - 12.00pm (AEST)

FREE event

LinkedIn has become one fo the most widely used business tools since email itself.  During this webinar, Mark Warncken (leading social media trainer specialising in LinkedIn) will show you how to use it correctly and to its full potential.

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MESCA Breakfast Briefing: Exploring Business Opportunities in High Risk Countries? Understanding Field-Based Assessment, Travel Security, Kidnap Prevention Strategis and more.

Brisbane:     Tuesday 30 May 2017
                        7.30am - 9.00am

FREE event

MESCA would like to invite industry stakeholders to attend our upcoming breakfast event.  We are pleased to be able to welcome Dr Jason Thomas, Director of Frontier Assessments who will provide an interesting and informative discussion on the risks of conducting business overseas in complex environments  and how best to mitigate these risks.

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Workshop : Managing a Contractor Workforce  

FREE workshop

Melbourne:  1 June 2017(Thurs)
Brisbane:     6 June 2017 (Wed)
Townsville:  7 June 2017 (Thurs)

Workshop timing: 9.00am - 11.30am

Understanding the different obligations on employers when engaging contract workers presents major challenges for many businesses.

This workshop will address:

  • Identifying and managing workplace relations and legal risks to a business arising from engaging contract workers;
  • Understanding the legal difference between independent contractors and employees;
  • Consequences for businesses engaging contractors incorrectly;
  • Employer obligations and responsibilities in managing safety when engaging contractors at their workplace;

This event will also discuss how contractor arrangements can improve business efficiency and competitiveness.  Click here to register

Workshops: Creating Competitive Advantage through Innovation Readiness

FREE Workshops

Brisbane:           14 June 2017 (Wed)                          Canberra:          19 June 2017 (Mon)
Sydney:              15 June 2017 (Thurs)                       Adelaide:            20 June 2017 (Tues)
Melbourne:         16 June 2017 (Fri)                            Perth:                  22 June 2017 (Thurs)

The National Energy Resources Industry Growth Centre (NERA) is running a national series of industry workshop in June. 

The workshops will deliver a step-by-step process for translating industry problems into clear strategies prior to engaging with the research sector.  More Info/ Register Here.

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Stay tuned....we are working on putting together our 2017 Calendar of Events.