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Vol. 2 No.8 - 20 June - Adm.monash.edu

Vol. 2 No.8 - 20 June - Adm.monash.edu

2. Chisholm Gazette

2. Chisholm Gazette 20 June 1985Entrepreneurs are the key to economic improvement Entrepreneurship Is the key those who wondered what was sometimes for the good andto changing Australia's happening. . sometimes for the bad, Mreconomy for the better. Mr Bailey also used Peter Bailey said.Technology, invention govern­ Drucker's definition of an What was needed to improvement legislation, tax summits, entrepreneur as a 'mono­ the economy was to developventure capitalists or manage­ maniac with a mission, an more entrepreneurs whoment and investment companies obsessed person - obsessed would see wealth creation as awill not do the job; but with a vision, a goal, a desire to desirable goal and who wouldentrepreneurs will. make something happen'. become suffiCiently obsessedHe said he fi rm Iy believed that to create that wealth.That was the blunt message'an economy would only Mr Bailey rejected thethe Executive Director ofchange for the better when welfarists idea that creation of ·Chisholm's Centre for thethere was a sufficient number wealth meant exploitation ofDevelopment of Entrepreneurs,of entrepreneurs in the the poor to benefit the rich.Mr John Bailey, delivered to acommunity aspiring after He said what he was talkingcapacity crowd at the monthlyeconomic change'.about was creating new wealthVictorian Science and Technol­Entrepreneurs in small and by using Australia's uniqueogy Forum two weeks ago.large organisations and in intellectual property to advantage,The editor of the Victoria's government had changed the firstly in Australian butDepartment of Industry, Tech­ economy in the past. preferably in world markets.nology and Resources' mag­ The process was continuing ·azine 'Link', Ms Christine with indivduals making thingsAll strata in society wouldHamilton, who organised the happen small business, largebenefit from the exerCise, heForums, hailed the address as said.business, .governments,a 'great success'. educational institutions, unions To help trigger entre-She says they had to turn and churches. preneurial activity, a change inpeople away at the door, but Monomaniacs with missions in attitudes was needed tointerest was such that they will all these such organisations provide a supportive climatebe sent a full transcript of Mr were making significant impacts, for the entrepreneurs.Bailey's speech on 'Entrepreneurship-how to changeAustralia's economy for the Committee aims atbetter in the next five years'.Mr Bailey introduced his talkProfessor Tom Cannonas 'a series of ideas, community linkspropositions and case studies,Getting graduates gleaned from 15 years of Council has established a activity of a Council Committeestudying those unusual and yet new Standing Committee -the others had been framed inwonderfully exciting people the Community Committee ­ terms of management activity.into business known as entrepreneurs'. to act in the area of the He expressed 'profoundChisholm may soon establish already have indicated their wil­ As an example of what can Institute's interface with the concern' at the prospect of aa scheme designed to lingness to support a similar happen to good ideas when broader community at all Council Committee stepping inencourage selected graduates scheme here. there is not enough of the levels.to resolve management issues.to start their own businesses. Mr Stagg says the high at­ entrepreneurial spirit around, But the terms of reference The interim terms of refer­Details of the Graduate En- trition rate in new business ve­ he cited the case of Dr David developed by a Steering ence adopted for the Committee~ terprise scheme currently oper­ nutres, (more than half do not Warren, the man who invented Committee were accepted only are:ating in Britain were discussed survive the first yea~ could be the now universally adopted on an interim basis. • Develop policy for andat a recent seminar at Chis­ largely put down to the lack of black box flight recorder for In resolving at its June facilitate co-ordination betweenholm on 'The Role Of Innov­ planning and finance. aircraft in 1953. meeting to establish the existing bodies within theation and Entrepreneurship in The Graduate Enterprise The response he received Committee, Council instructed Institute in relation to externalSmall Business Formation'. Scheme was designed to help from bureaucrats then was 'in it to review its terms of operations.Professor Tom Cannon, who overcome these problems. view of the practical difficulties reference within 12 months. .Consider issues, ideas orhelped initiate the scheme in'The course would initially in­ with the subject, no action This followed concern ex­ requests on matters related toBritain addressed the seminarvolve between 40 and 50 grad­ should be taken'. pressed about the terms of re­the working enviroment of theattended by representatives ofuates, but the effects through Mr Bailey said it seems this is ference by the three staff re­Institute and which may havea number of Melbourne's leademploymentgrowth would be still the rule for management in presentatives on Council, Mr implications for the Institute.ing business and academic infargreater since small busin­ many Australian organisations Paul Rodan (general staff), and • Co-ordinate and promotestitutions, and spoke of his exessis the major growth area in who believe that anything with Mr Arthur Crook and Mr Timperiences with the Britishthe work facilities and servicesemploymenf, Mr Stagg says. difficulty or potential for failure Haslett (academic staff). of the Institute to the externalscheme. should not be proceeded with. Mr Rodan told the meetingMr Stagg says he hopes thecommunity.The British scheme involves a Mr Bailey said that fortunately there was a danger that withscheme will start next year and.Indentity those community16 week intensive training in Australia there were people - the terms of referencethat it will involve other tertiary needs for wh ich the I nstitute ascourse funded by private the entrepreneurs - who would proposed, the Committee'sinstitutions.a publicly funded institutionsponsors and government. not listen to or abide by such activities might impinge on the could offer support.Seminar organiser, Mr Ian It would be run in conjunction I day to day responsibilities andru es. activities of administrative • Encourage and facilitiateStagg, who is Senior Lecturer with Chisholm's Centre for theHe defined the entrepreneur staff. programs which are designedin Management at the David Development of Entrepreneursas a person who made things Mr Haslett said only one ot to operate under the auspicesSyme Business School, says - the ideal place to start th ishappen, as distinct from those the terms of reference looked of the Institute and to interfaceprivate companies in Australia scheme, says Mr Stagg.who watched things happen or like the policy formulation with the community...-----From page 1- Two tier courses-----. It was difficult enough allocation of extra student Association on the industrial 'If we don't take the initiative, under the banner of disadvantmaintainingacademic standards quota and funding to cover questions.someone else will - they will aged.across the I nstitute without intake into the new course. While agreeing there were look at Frankston TAFE and The generalised technologyadding the problems of He emphasised that while two still problems to be worked out, Chisholm's Frankston campus courses being set up were forcourses run entirely off tier courses could be set up in Mr Ron Ritchie urged and say the community is not those with 'HSC, non-sciencecampus by staff who were not other disciplines, there would endorsement of the proposal being best served by two background, mainly womenpart of the Institute's own be no pressure on other saying the mounting of the two separate colleges. without putting a quota oracademic establishment. schools to do so. tier courses in association with numbers on if.'The two institutions will beHe was somewhat reassured The academic and manage­ TAFE would extend advanced forced together and we willThe courses at TAFE and bothby the Director's statement ment responsibilities for both education in the technologies lose control again as we did atcampuses of Chisholm wouldthat Chisholm would be taking the new courses, the UG3 to people who otherwise would the time of the Caulfieldonly50 of a possible 150 at the taught entirely at the TAFE miss out. Frankston amalgamation', heprovide access to technologyfor people with a non-scienceend of the first year, he said. Colleges and the degree background, and meet anMr Paul Ramler, who is also warned.Mr Haslett said the David course taught at Chisholm, expressed need by employersSyme Business School hadPresident of Holmesglenwould be entirely Chisholm's. for generalised technologists.been asked to prepare aTAFE, strongly supported the Non-science 'This is a different type of'Both courses are Chisholm proposal saying the two TAFEmanagement component forcourse from the ones presentlythe new course and he feared itcourses with responsibility for Colleges and the TAFE Board women to offered,' Mr White said.and other Schools would beacademic quality and accredit­ had put up $45,000 to helpcoerced into adopting the twoation processes remaining with develop the courses with benefit'This course is modelled ontier TAFE/CAE model.the Faculty of Technology Chisholm because of their total needs put forward by employerIf an extra student quota wereBoard and the Chisholm commitment to the two tier Disadvantaged groups, part­ members of the Faculty Boardnot allocated for the newAcademic Board. concept. icularly women with a non­ and others.course, and any others 'Managerial responsibility He believed the academic science background, will 'They like our specialists butdeveloped later, it would mean resides with the Dean of the standards question was benefit from the two tier they see sGope in thethe Institute would have to cut Faculty of Technology assisted completely answered by courses being developed by employment market for peopleback on admissions to its by a Course Management Chisholm's control of the Chisholm in conjunction with of a broader technologyexisting courses, which already Committee comprising senior courses.the Holmesglen and Frankston background than those wewere being forced to turn away staff of the collaborating TAFE Colleges. currently produce.'An additional political factormany prospective students. institutions,' Mr Leary said. The Acting Dean of the Mr White said while he couldwas that by entering into closeThe Director told the meeting He was awaiting advice from co-operation, both Chisholm FacultyofTechnology, MrJohn not guarantee jobs for anyone,that he was aware a number of the T AFE Board before and the TAFE Colleges would White, told Council's June it looked as though the newquestions remained to be entering into consultations maintain control of their own meeting that the course was courses definitely would beanswered - especially the with the Academic Staff 'seen as a very specific project valued by employers.

Chisholm Gazette 20 June 1985 - 3Marathon team faces long hard road The world fuel economy~;yrecord has been regained by 8:an Australian car - but sadly,not one ofthe Chisholm cars.The Ford Australia entry atthis year's Shell Mileage Marathonon 2 June at Amaroo Parknear Sydney bettered the worldrecord by an amazing 1,307miles per gallon (455kilometres per litre).The previous world recordwas held by a Ford Britain vehiclewhich running on a track inBritain rec0rded 3800 mpg(1322 kpl).The winner of this year's ShellMileage Marathon recorded anastonishing 5107 mpg (1776kpl).Chishom's cars maintainedtheir supremacy in their class,finishing first in the sixth year insuccession and second in thesecond year in succession inthe Colleges and UniversitiesClass.But overall, Chisholm 80 andChisholm 82 dropped a place,finishing third and fourth outright.Last year they finishedsecond and third behind FordAustraliaThe best result for Chisholm'sDepartment of MechanicalEngineering this year wasChisholm 80, which managedto notch up its bestMarie Alibrando passes the pits in the better of Chisholm's two cars this year, Chisholm 80.performance ever with a finalresult of 2854 mpg (992 kpO effort. leration where needed and amore than last year. In addition, Mr Wellington smaller engine for general run­The second entry, Chisholm says, the Ford car was very ning, is being developed, and82, developed fuel leakage lucky - the breeze was just right, so is a super efficient, 20cc,problems, but still finished the weather conditions were fuel-injected two-strocke engfourthwith just under 2600 perfect and it had a free run, ine. There is also the qu~stionmpg (904 kpl) down nearly 200 with most of the other cars on of chassis and body developmpg(70 kPO on last year. the other side of the track. ments . whether the emphasisOne of the leaders of Chis­ Chisholm's cars had problems should be on developing aholm's challenge, Mechanical throughout the weekend with a completely new car or upgrad­Engineering lecturer, Mr Paul congested track. ing the two present vehicles.Wellington, says he is some­ Mr Wellington says the big With or without new cars, Mrwhat disappointed with these challenge for next year will be Wellington says, Chisholm willresults. to regain the second pOSition be competing again next year ...Mr Wellington says one of the which this year was won by a while they may be not the worldmain objectives of this year's private entry from graduates of record holders, they are stillMarathon was to get Chisholm's the New South Wales Institute amongst the best in the world.cars over the 3000 mpg (1043 of Technology which recorded Another Chisholm car was akpl) mark and, of course, close just over 3000 mpg (1034 kpO winner at Amaroo again . .the gap on Ford. this year. The camera car developed byInstead, he says, the Ford Last year they finished fourth, the Mechanical EngineeringAustralia car leapt ahead to some 200 mpg (70 kpl) behind Department which made its firstestablish a world record almost Chisholm's cars. appearance last year, won theimpossible to beat.... the mark Mr Wellington says that the hearts of television cameraof 5107 mpg is very close to the Mileage Marathon enthusiasts crews.theoretical limit. are now gOing through a 'post­ Designed to make filming theThe Ford Australia team mortem' analysis of this year's event easier, the camera cardrastically 'upgraded their ve­ run, so that they can establish appeared this year with imhiclefor this year's event, using the plans for next year. provements which drew praisesome of the special parts de­ A dual engine car, with a from camera crews and had Chisholm spanner man, Ian Dent. checks tuning on the pitveloped for the Ford Britain larger engine to boost acce- them clamouring for a ride.dynamometer.Tech. Tower gets final go ahead Project management AdviSOry Committee.companies ar. submitting The project would be fundedproposals to build the entirely from the Institute's andTechnology Tower/Student the Student Union's ownUnion building.resources plus loan funds.A decision is expected within At the same time, the Institutedays which will provide the should continue to press forInstitute with a guaranteed government funding for themaximum completion cost for building - particularly thethe project at a fixed fee for the Student Union part of it.project managers.In addition to authorising theCouncil's June meetinggo ahead for the project,authorised the calling ofCouncil resolved to continuetenders and laying ofpursuing State and Federalfoundations for the $13-milliongovernment funding on thecomplex at ~he corner ofbasis that the facilitiesRailway and Princes Avenues.provided by the project,The decision to go ahead withparticularly the Student Union,the project came after the jOintwere an institutional right, not astaff association executiveslUxury.gave it their support, subject toa number of provisions The Buildings and Propertyincluding that no recurrent Committee was instructed tofunds be used to pay for the provide to Council advice onbuilding.alternative car parking arrange­Council member, Mr Paul ments by October.Ramler, told Council that all the In addition, Council formallypoints raised by the staff noted the conditions set downassociations were covered in in the ASAC/VCSA letter andthe project proposal put to confirmed that they would beCouncil by the Resources metISeminars,----..I Computer Conference, to be effectiveness of the police force.C0 m P Ut e r held at Chisholm Caulfied from But it is an aspect of policing• 28·30 August, will be opened which has remained largely ig·I magin g by the Chairman of the nored in public scrutiny of theVictorian Tourism Commission police.and former Premier of South Eight speakers will take partThe Foundation Dean of Australia, Mr Don Dunstan. in the all day symposium.Chisholm's Faculty of Some 150 people from They include:Technology, Dr Trevor Pearcey, throughout Australia are • Mr Justice Hampel of theis to be one of the keynote expected to attend.Supreme Court, who will speakspeakers at a national For further information on 'The Alignment of Mentalcomputerconference at telephone Pearl Levin, Division ities in Criminal Justice SystemChisholm Caulfield in August of Information Technology, on -Can there be Common AimsDr Pearcey, who retired at the (03) 573 2184.and Attitudes?end of last year, will address• Mr Douglas Meagher, QC:the 16th Australian CAE 'The Concentration of Force'.Computer Conference on the .Managing• Professor George Singer,subject of'Tele-Education'.Dean, School of BehaviouralIBM's Kevin Morris will policeSciences, La Trobe University:address the conference on'Police· Studies on the QualityFuture Directions - relevance A Supreme Court judge, a of Life'.to tertiary computer education'. Queen's Counsel, a leading • Mr Richard Knight, AssistantOther speakers include psychologist and an Assistant Commissioner (PersonneO, Vicprivateconsultants, David Commissioner of the Victoria toria Police: 'Leadership, Man­Bellair and Clive Finkelstein, Police will be among the agement and Human Resourwhowill speak on 'Fourth speakers on 'The Management ces - a Police OperationalGeneration Languages' and of Human Resources in Framework'.'From Information Systems to Policing'. .Mr Peter Oswald, Police Ps­Expert Business Systems', and Symposium organiser, Mr ychologist, Victoria Police: De­Peter Juliff from the Victoria Michael Singer, Senior Lecturer veloping 'Psychological Profil­College of Advanced Education in charge of Police Studies, says es in Police Selection'.whose address will be on the effective deployment ofThe symposium is scheduled'Software . Developmenf. human resources plays a sigfor4 July at the CaulfieldThe 16th Australian CAE nificant part in the operational campus.

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