Flint Water Crisis – How Risk Management could have helped

Recent news about the Flint water crisis highlights the role of risk management in protecting human health and drinking water supplies. Public health, safety and well-being is a precious commodity. The development of safe public water supplies creates major benefits by improving living standards, quality of life, and protecting against disease and sickness. The successful Read more…

Is Online Learning The Future Of Continuing Education?

What defines our traditional education system? Sugata Mitra, the winner of the 2013 TED prize, believes that traditional education still relies on the Victorian educational model created 300 years ago. This model creates a human computer made up of people, which he dubs the “bureaucratic administrative machine.” The human capital is provided by another machine Read more…

Why should I do a small personalized online course?

Massive online open courses have been launched with much fanfare and have been a significant disruptor to the education system, but SPOCS are now emerging from their shadow. Not a Star Trek derivative, but a small personalized online course. If you are serious about your professional development and lifelong learning – what are the benefits Read more…

What is an Accountant?

To define: “What is an accountant?” we need to consider the matter on three levels. The first level is the practical one within the business workforce. Here the accountant is distinguished from the rest of the workforce as the one who looks after the money by counting and recording (accounting) for what is earned and Read more…