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The ABC Experimental Learning Program is an exciting initiative designed to develop innovative capabilities and an entrepreneurial mindset for ABC staff and UTS students. This is an amazing opportunity to become an active player and contributor to a significant culture change initiative within Australia’s largest public media company. You will be working with a diverse group of ABC Technology staff and representatives from the start-up community, learning new creative problem solving methods and the principles of entrepreneurship.
The ABC are inviting 20 UTS students to participate in this collaborative program. The ABC will benefit from your participation by ensuring that the focus is broader than just ABC issues and problems. Students will obtain skills and knowledge in innovative methods and entrepreneurialism while developing networks with ABC staff and the startup community.
The program is focussed on innovation as creative problem solving using Human Centred design combined with lean learnings from the start-up community.
First round workshops: Monday 2 May – Friday 6 May 2016.
Second round workshops: Monday 20 June - Friday 24 June 2016.
There is an seven week gap between workshops for small groups of two-four participants to undertake group learning and experiments. There will be four one hour coaching sessions with the ABC’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence Claudia Barriga-Larriviere.
All up, the program requires a commitment of 70 hours and includes specialist sessions by guest entrepreneurs including Colette Grgic, Head Corporate Innovation at Blue Chilli, Ben Hoh, Creative Director, Digital Eskimo, Avis Mulhall from Think Act Change and many more.
This program will run on anothet two occasions during 2016:
ELP Round 3
Session 1: Monday 25 July – Friday 29 July
Session 2: Monday 19 Sept – Friday 23 Sept
ELP Round 4
Session 1: Monday 10 Oct – Friday 14 Oct
Session 2: Monday 12 Dec – Friday 16 Dec
To apply, send your CV and a brief paragraph regarding why this program is of interest to you, to Leah Lucas, UTS Innovation & Creative Intelligence Unit email@example.com
Applications for round 3 will open mid-June 2016.
The UTS Innovation & Creative Intelligence Labs are dynamic, immersive, studio-style program designed to introduce the practices of creative innovation by allowing participants to experience them through the context of real problems and projects. Participants explore with us new ways to think, drive change and innovate, to develop better solutions to the complex problems we face in today’s world.
The ICI Labs connect business leaders, entrepreneurs, creative practitioners, academics, researchers and UTS staff and students to test and push the boundaries of creative innovation.
The Hatchery Pre-Incubator is a new distinctive UTS enterprise designed to give students start-up skills and to educate and launch the entrepreneurs of the future.
We know that today’s students and tomorrow’s graduates will follow very different career paths to previous generations. Many of them will choose start-up and entrepreneurial careers over traditional jobs.
The Hatchery “pre-incubator” program will prepare UTS students with the skills and expertise needed to confidently take their business ideas to the next level of development. Hatchery participants will learn the groundwork needed to pitch their own ideas to the thriving industry incubators and accelerators in our precinct such as Fishburners.
The UTS Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation is a combined degree like no other. Drawing on experts from disciplines as diverse as midwifery, journalism, engineering, law and architecture, this elite degree will ready some of Australia’s brightest young minds for tomorrow’s complex global problems.