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Entrepreneurship Seminar Series – Business strategy with a FutureNormal Mindset

17 March 2020 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

- Free
Entrepreneurship Seminar Series 2020

Sustainability is not just good for society and the environment – it can also drive your business’s success. But what is sustainability and how can you align your business strategy with it?

This seminar will explain what sustainability is, and how it’s a long-term, cost-wise investment for your business and societyThe evening explores the foundations of a FutureNormal business – one that is fit for the 21stcentury, acts meaningfully in its surroundings, aims for 100% human wellbeing, and sees money as a means not an end. You’ll learn key techniques to develop a FutureNormal mindset and learn how best to implement sustainable actions.

The event is free with light refreshments served on the evening.  Registration is essential.

Speakers

Nick Barter

Nick is a professor who lectures and researches in the area of strategy and sustainability. His core purpose is to help organisations develop their sustainable mindset and begin the journey of transforming their organisations to becoming FutureNormal.

Nick works at Griffith University where he teaches sustainability and systems thinking on the MBA, researches in this same area and also has an executive role as Academic Director for Griffith Online managing the University’s online presence and its digital campus (11k students, >100 degrees). Prior to academia, Nick worked as a Senior Executive in industry and was a Strategy Consultant for EY.

Chris Flemming

Chris is a professor who teaches, researches, consults and provides public policy advice on the economic determinants of wellbeing and the sustainable management of the world around us.

Chris is currently Director of the Griffith Institute for Tourism. Prior to his current role, Chris was the Director of Griffith University’s MBA program, and has previously been employed as a Senior Consultant for MainStream Economics and Policy, and Marsden Jacob Associates, as well as a Senior Advisor within the Sustainable Development Policy Group of the New Zealand Ministry for the Environment.


Preparing your business for the future

This year the series continues to bring you expert-led seminars featuring key academic and industry expertise, giving you the opportunity to learn the core skills, crucial to doing business in the 21st century, including many topics covered in a traditional MBA.

Stay ahead of the crowd with our exploration of how to build, manage and lead an innovative small to medium business. And continue your growth learning about digital and impact innovation.

This series of free seminars will continue to strengthen your collaborative network while providing a toolkit to guide successful decision-making for the future of your business.

The 2020 Entrepreneurship Series is proudly supported by:

Venue

Griffith University Logan Campus
68 University Drive
Meadowbrook, QLD 4131
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Venue

Griffith University Logan Campus
68 University Drive
Meadowbrook, QLD 4131
+ Google Map