Category: Data-Driven Decision Support

Of course MOOCs are cheaper than traditional classrooms… aren’t they?

I’ve been reading a lot of articles about MOOCs and online courses versus good old fashioned classroom based learning. In a recent article this week in the Australian Financial Review, Brad Wheeler, CIO of the 110,000-student Indiana University was discussing the four models of online delivery: the “flipped classroom” where course content is available online but […]

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What’s the benefit of defining a model’s scope before beginning a model build?

Defining a model’s scope before beginning to build it may be the difference between developing a useable, defendable and pertinent model that can answer multiple operational and management questions, and that of a model that may struggle to be relevant and robust 12 months down the track. What does a scoping study involve? A scoping […]

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Do you “model” your Greenhouse Gas emissions and know the impact on cost, profit and performance?

If so, we would like to talk to you. We are looking to interview organizations who are currently modelling their carbon emissions from a Management Accounting perspective, rather than statutory reporting perspective. We are currently researching best/common practice at organizations globally. CAM-I (Consortium of Advanced Management – International) is an international not-for-profit collaborative forum of […]

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Sustainability for Higher Education – Part 1

We have recently formed a Sustainability* Interest Group at the Consortium of Advanced Management, International (CAM-I) and want to share some of our general research with the Higher Education community. We have also drafted a white paper titled “Carbon, Cost & Profitability – Practical suggestions to create an auditable carbon footprint/emissions profile.” If you would […]

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2010 National University Finance & Procurement Conference

We will be attending and exhibiting at the 2010 National University Finance and Procurement Conference from 26-28 July at the Hyatt Regency Coolum, Sunshine Coast QLD Australia. Please look for us at Booth 16. The link to the conference website is here: http://www.hes.edu.au/page/conferences—events/2010-national-university-finance—procurement-conference/ This year’s conference theme is: The Global Financial Crisis has drawn attention to […]

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