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MomentuM

Momentum

The ANU College of Business and Economics (CBE) is dedicated to ensuring that our students are prepared to successfully navigate the professional landscape and meet the expectations of their future employers. That is why we are working with industry partners to co-run the flagship professional development program at ANU, MomentuM.

Student employability is a core value and key strategic focus at CBE, and we know that employers demand well-rounded graduates who are job-ready and equipped with all of the skills required for the job market.

From July 2017, eligible CBE students will be able to take a step towards their brilliant career with MomentuM.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact us at momentum.cbe@anu.edu.au.

MomentuM addresses key areas of a student’s development throughout their journey as students through to alumni status. The merit in focusing on career education and talent development designed to enhance a student’s employability in the future shouldn't be understated.

Anthony Matis, General Manager Education (International), CPA Australia

… as a Business Manager with a very successful experience of recruiting ANU interns, this unique program from ANU can only ensure that students will not simply be job ready, they will be job confident.

Stewart Rendall - Global Strategy, BAE Systems Australia

Exclusive industry networking opportunities

Through the MomentuM program, CBE is collaborating with leading industry partners such as CPA Australia, Mindavation, PwC, Australian Institute of Company Directors and Canberra Business Chamber to provide our students with the skills development they need to assert their place in the job market.

As a key component of the MomentuM program, students will be partnered with a mentor, selected from local and interstate companies, to support and encourage their professional development, maximise their job-ready potential and broaden their professional networks.

Selected students will also have the opportunity to attend exclusive networking events throughout the duration of the program.

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Program structure

Momentum is a 12-month program, comprised of a series of 7 workshops (delivered over 8 sessions), monthly networking sessions, several opportunities to take industry-led trainings, a mentor for each student for the duration of the program, and a job shadowing opportunity prior to program completion. 

Personal Brand 1

Personal Brand I

Saturday 5 August

Self-promotion can be uncomfortable for many people. It is a necessary part of any career journey and it will change as a person grows.

The Art of Networking

The Art of Networking

Saturday 7 October

Identifying where to network, who to network with, and how to start the conversation.

The Workplace Mindset

The Workplace Mindset

Saturday 4 November

Practicing professional communication and inter-personal skills and navigating the workplace with mindset that will support successful performance.

Career Toolkit

Engaging Stakeholders & Managing Scope

Saturday 2 December

Ideas for how to communicate with various stakeholders who have different priorities as well as setting and communicating expectations.

Career Toolkit

Career Toolkit

Online - January '18

Learn to navigate the application process and the open job market with ease and success.

Creative Problem Solving

Creative Problem Solving

Saturday 24 February '18

Employers prefer not to micro-manage or to have to tell their employees how to think. Students need to learn how to trust themselves and think independently.

"Intelligent Disobedience"

"Intelligent Disobedience"

Saturday 21 March '18

Learning how to say “no” and how to voice an alternative so as to facilitate productivity is a valuable skill that will be useful in any workplace.

Personal Brand II

Personal Brand II

Saturday 28 April '18

A strong sense of who you are, what you represent, and what you are looking for is invaluable to your career path. With resoluteness and confidence, you can capitalise on the possibilities in your future.

Be ready for the workplace

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Be ready for the workplace

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