6 Tips for Maintaining Effective Communication With Your Employees

One of the most under-appreciated aspects of running a successful business is communication. For your business to be successful, you need strong and effective communication with your employees. When your employees understand your goals and feel like their opinions matter, they’re far more likely to reach their potential and this means an increase in productivity.…

Start Your Career in Project Management

3 Must Have Assets for a Career in Project Management A career in project management is simultaneously challenging and stimulating, where every day brings with it unique obstacles to conquer. This career path best suits those who are fascinated by the ‘how’ of making things, have a penchant for planning and like to liaise with…

A Guide to Your Career in Logistics and Supply...

Transport vs. Logistics: What’s the Difference? The logistics industry and transportation sector are closely linked and often confused. Transport, or the moving of goods from one location to another, is only a small part of the logistics chain. By contrast, logistics is an umbrella term which covers a number of procedures. But what does the…

Why having a Business Diploma has never been more...

Many people are wising up to the need to have a qualification like a Business Diploma as one of the best ways to learn valuable generalised business skills that can easily and successfully be applied in a specific career. Are you wondering what can a business diploma get you? The best part of a Diploma…

5 Top Apps to help you Study Smarter

As adult learners, we can all use better tips for study that will support us to study smarter in the time we have available. Even with the best intentions, time-sappers such as social media, proofreading, making memory cards, reference keeping, and brain fade are familiar evils that get in the way of actual study time.…

7 Easy Tips to Get the Best Balance of...

At CAL, our learning coaches have found that when it comes to balancing study and work, there seem to be two types of people. Those who believe that a work/life balance is a myth, just like the Holy Grail. And those who do whatever it takes in the quest for that elusive Holy Grail. Over…

5 Reasons Why a Practice Management Diploma is the...

It’s important to do your research before deciding to do a course – any course. You’ve probably had multiple tabs open from different training providers, you’ve trawled through the qualification names and become familiar now with all the numbers and acronyms you hadn’t heard of before today.   So now you’re wondering if it’s even…

Why Choose a Career in Human Resource Management

The Importance of Human Resource Management The importance of human resources within a company cannot be undervalued – the department plays a key part in how a business performs. Their duties are far more complex than simply hiring, firing and paying employees. This begs the question, what is the role of human resources? A HR…

Supply Chain Automation and Artificial Intelligence: Friend or Foe?

Supply Chain Automation is well established, but the increased use of Artificial Intelligence in logistics is rapidly reshaping how companies think and plan. Supply chains, although automated to a degree, still face challenges caused by the amount of slow, manual tasks required and the daily management of a complex web of interdependent parts. AI is…

How we’re helping shape Australia into a Logistics Leader

The Australian Logistics Council partners with the College for Adult Learning We’ve recently partnered with the Australian Logistics Council (ALC) for their recent Future Freight Network Yearbook 2017 publication in an effort to help create future logistics leaders. Flip to pages 82-83 to see how the College for Adult Learning is contributing to get the…