Summary

As a topic of Program Wirraway, Business Skilling focuses on promoting professionalism through up-skilling in the broad areas of management, organisational and cultural competence, attitudes, values and ethics, resilience and strategies to be employed as you navigate the complex Defence systems throughout your career.


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Business Skilling

New procurement panel and rules require APS to report expenditure on consultants

Rules governing the introduction of a new government procurement panel were introduced in the 2020 Federal Budget and require federal government agencies to report annually on total spending on contracts and consultancies.
PME Level All levels
760
Business Skilling

Blockchain, the amazing solution for almost nothing

Most organisations do not need to use blockchain software. Blockchain is slow, consumes a lot of energy and transactions cannot be changed or deleted.
PME Level 4
720
Business Skilling

The Human Skills We Need for an Unpredictable World

Quests for efficiency may come at the expense of stifling the acquisition of more abstract cognitive skills.
PME Level 3
https://runway-airforce.vudoo.io/watch/10412964910Video
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Business Skilling

Creating a Lean Government Agency with the '5S' Organization Principles

Having its origins in Lean ā€˜5Sā€™ is a management tool consisting of five tenets: Sort, Store, Shine, Standardize and Sustain; and can be used by both industry and government.
PME Level 3
680
Business Skilling

7 Types of Waste That Can Hinder a Lean-Operating Government Agency

Seven types of waste are identified that a Lean organisation needs to manage effectively, reduce or eliminate.
PME Level 2
679
Business Skilling

The Lean Post, What Does 'Waste' in Government Processes Mean Anyway?

This article is about the application of the Lean production model to government services, in terms of delivering value, eliminating waste, and seeking continuous improvement.
PME Level 3
633
Business Skilling

The Tipping Point Between Failure and Success

The depth of one's success is measured by the failed attempts leading up to it.
PME Level 2
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-tipping-point-between-failure-and-success/id152022135?i=1000459196575Podcast
198
Business Skilling

Unpredictable Shifts Can Affect Employee Happiness

Good leaders understand preparation is key, not only to mission success, but also for morale.
PME Level 2
197
Business Skilling

How to Handle a Toxic Employee

Managers must lead by example in values-based organisations: Be proactive in identifying, addressing and developing strategies to avoid the collateral damage of toxic behaviours.
PME Level 4
196
Business Skilling

Why Do Women Leave the Coast Guard, and What Can be Done to Encourage Them to Stay?

The Rand Corporation has presented compelling research to quantify the challenges to improve the retention rate of women in the workforce and suggested strategies both at strategic unit levels.
PME Level 3

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