Balancing People, Technology and Data in the Workplace

A CBS Executive Education Masterclass

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One of the greatest challenges facing Human Resources and Senior Leaders alike in business today, is how to make the best use of technology and data while creating a human-centric workplace. With issues like AI Bias, Data Privacy and Employee Experience, creating a workplace that balances people, technology and data is critical.

In this one day masterclass, you will explore the importance of alignment of people, technology, and data strategies and you will learn how to balance the implications with the application of technologies to the workplace.

Program details

Date: Thursday 1 July 2021

Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm

Where: 137 St Georges Terrace, Perth 6000

Early bird registration (pay by 1 June): $529
General: $599
Curtin alumni, current students and staff: $559
Group registration (5 or more): $529

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the intersection of People, Technology and Data and learn how to balance the implications with the application of technologies.
  • Increase your ability to guide and shape the digital transformation of HR, by being able to identify the benefits and risks of applying technologies to HR.
  • Present balanced views on the application and implications of data, technology, and humans in the workplace to leadership teams.
  • Understand the critical decisions surrounding project discovery, design and delivery for HR projects that incorporate technology and data.
  • Analyse the strategic and ethical dilemmas facing workplaces today.

Who is this program for?

This program is designed for middle to senior leaders across all industries who wish to understand the human dimension of technology in the workplace and want to rethink the current design of their organisation to bring technology and people into alignment.

This masterclass will provide you with information that can be implemented into organisational practice.

Program schedule

9:00am - 10:30amDiscovery

Evidence-based HR decision making: Exploring business problems and data.

Managing strategy at the convergence of technology, data and people.
Associate Professor Amy Tian

Philippa Penfold
10:30am - 11:00amMorning tea
11:00am - 12:30pmDesign

Technology – AI & RPA foundations.

Use cases and Case studies (AI & RPA in the workplace).

Explore and debate the implication of ethics and privacy.
Philippa Penfold

Associate Professor Amy Tian
12:30pm - 1:15pmLunch
1:15pm - 2:30pmDelivery

Business impact and measurement.

Humanising digital transformation: managing the impact on the employee experience.
Associate Professor Amy Tian

Philippa Penfold
2:30pm - 3:00pmAfternoon tea
3:00pm - 4:30pmWorkshop, team project.

Balancing the application and implication of technology (e.g., AI & RPA) for your business problem.
Philippa Penfold

Associate Professor Amy Tian


Short online articles will be shared with participants before the start of the program.

Credit for Recognised Learning

When you complete this course, you can choose to study further, and may be eligible to receive up to 5 credit points towards Curtin’s flagship MBA Programs.

Registrations are now open

Please contact us if you have any further questions about the program:
Tel: +61 8 9266 4555