How can we create 'good jobs'? Book review of Clifton's "The coming jobs war"

Reviewed by Peter Mellalieu. Peter teaches innovation and entrepreneurship at Unitec Institute of Technology. How can we create ‘good jobs’? This is the most urgent question New Zealand, America and all other nations face. According to Jim Clifton, the answer lies in the spirit of free enterprise — not central or local government policy-making. In […]

Creating the future through 'Innovation and Entrepreneurship' – BSNS 5391 commencing August 2011

Welcome to ‘Innovation and Entrepreneurship‘ (Unitec BSNS 5391). This course introduces you to the systematic processes of innovation management, creativity, new venture creation, and entrepreneurship. These processes are essential for the successful growth and development of a variety of organisational forms including: corporates, small-medium enterprise (SMEs), and start-up ventures. Consequently, this course presumes that the […]

Final Event Young Enterprise Scheme – Unitec

The Department of Management and Marketing hosted the final event of the west Auckland region of Young Enterprise Scheme for the year on Friday 22 October when awards were given to the best directors from across the region and the regional winning team, was announced. The winning team, Jeanius from Lynfeld College are manufacturing and selling a […]

Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) – West Auckland Success

On behalf of DoMM who co-ordinate YES in West Auckland, a note to say thank you to our Young Enterprise Scheme judges, Liz Rainsbury, Helen Mitchell, and Peter Mellalieu who both terrified and encouraged our teams with a combination of exacting questions and generous praise. The judges panel was completed by Camelia Petrus ( Bus […]