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Impact Ecosystems: Connecting with Asia

November 24, 2020

SUCCESSES & LESSONS

What successes and lessons come to mind when thinking about RMIT’s Asian and Global engagement and its capacity to promote local social/economic advantage for Victoria?

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MT

There are great entrepreneurship ambitions in Vietnam – which could also offer a landing pad for Australian companies in Asia (or a reciprocal exchange).

Max T.

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MS

Lesson to ensure local management in our Asian presences are bought in and involved in part of the co-design of solutions to aid t… See more

Matt S.

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LP

Success follows when we see ourselves as a global university in the region, rather than an Australian university operating in cert… See more

Layton P.

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MT

Activator's programs (Founder School) now run virtually in Vietnam with great signup numbers so far.

Max T.

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JS

Utilising Activator's footprint in VN as a way to connect to the innovation/startup ecosystem in Asia, and ability to engage broader entrepreneurial Alumni network across the region.

Julie S.

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OPPORTUNITIES

What are some of the most compelling opportunities in 2021 and beyond for strengthening the systems and partnerships in which we operate, including supply chains, diaspora networks, and regional policy collaboration?

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CZ

I would love to see some concise summaries of RMIT-wide expertise and engagement with particular countries. Can we have an intrane… See more

Chris Z.

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LP

To pick up on the China discussion – consider focus around Victoria's highly active sister- state relationship with Jiangsu P… See more

Layton P.

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JA

Just to capture Layton's comment – that our strong and prestigious brand and presence in Vietnam allows entrance to opportunities and conversations that our competitors may not have.

Jodie A.

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MT

China is too big a market to have one strategy. the better approach would be to prioritise key strategic markets and based on feed… See more

Mal T.

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SCALE & IMPACT

How can we leverage RMIT’s Asian and Global engagement to raise our international reputation and provide positive impact in Asia? Can we be more coherent, more collaborative, and more impactful?

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LP

I think we need to work on positioning as he 'expert on Asia' in Melbourne/Australia. we need to build up our global n… See more

Layton P.

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DW

Focusing on embedding ourselves in the communities in which we operate – through projects and engagements that champion social inn… See more

Dominique W.

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