How to Organise Meetings efficiently?

In any professional work environment most people have been involved in meetings at some stage or other. Meetings are held by every organisation throughout the world. Meetings are a key form of communication both external and internal to organisation. Meetings have many purposes such as, to share information, make business […]


Project Health Checks

High rates of project failure occurrences have been well documented in recent years. Widely quoted studies from The Standish Group over a several year period show:- Less than 40% of projects are considered to be successful 43% are considered “challenged” (late, over budget, and/or with less than the required features […]


February Blog – How to Organise Meetings efficiently?

In any professional work environment most people have been involved in meetings at some stage or other. Meetings are held by every organisation throughout the world. Meetings are a key form of communication both external and internal to organisation. Meetings have many purposes such as, to share information, make business […]


January Blog – Executive study and Cultural Exchange Tours

APICON has created a unique program called “Executive Study and Cultural Exchange Tours” for the executives to gain knowledge and experience the Australian culture at the same time. The program focuses on the professional development of the individuals through the academic content and help them learn about the Australian cultural […]


“Small wins Innovation” – Upcoming one day workshop

Small wins Innovation This fast-track course has been designed for managers & leaders who want to boost their team’s creativity, innovation & productivity – quickly! We adopt the perspective that creativity & innovation are skills that can be learned with the right tools, process and environment. The course is fast, […]


Project Health checks

August Blog: Project Health Checks

High rates of project failure occurrences have been well documented in recent years. Widely quoted studies from The Standish Group over a several year period show:- Less than 40% of projects are considered to be successful 43% are considered “challenged” (late, over budget, and/or with less than the required features […]


July Blog

As part of our charter we have been spending July meeting business leaders sharing knowledge and trends in developing High Performance Cultures. A common thread that has emerged in discussions is the challenge of transforming Technicians into Leaders. Quite often leaders acquire positions through technical ability however being a Leader […]


June Blog

It is that time of the year again – closing in on the Financial Year End when many organisations haven’t been able to expend allocations on the essential aspects of personnel development. With our “Prepaid Permit” offer you can beat the loss and also ensure that your allocations for the […]


May Blog

Dr Smit gave an excellent presentation on follow up to last months blog on why leadership Programs fail. To view the presentation please click the link below. https://apicon.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Presentation_Leadship-Develeopment.pdf      


April Blog

Why Leadership- Development programs fail In a recent article Mckinsey published in Insights and Publications they surveyed over 500 executives and two-thirds of them identified leadership as a major concern. The article unpacked 4 main reasons why Leadership-Development programs fail. 1. Overlooking context 2. Decoupling reflection from real work 3. […]