TBH Project Innovation & Entrepreneurship

14th September 2018 | By TBH Marketing

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TBH is delighted to partner with the University of Technology Sydney on a bespoke Project Innovation and Entrepreneurship scholarship and prize program over the next three years, supporting the next generation in project advisory services. TBH Director Meiske Sompie visited UTS this September to present the inaugural awards.

The first award is the Tracey Brunstrom & Hammond Project Innovation Entrepreneurship prize, which aspires to encourage academic excellence in the Master of Program Management program at UTS. We are happy to announce the first recipient is Belinda Kelly.

The primary award is the Tracey Brunstrom & Hammond Project Management Scholarship. The intention of this Scholarship is to support postgraduate students and provide the opportunity for a student to gain insight into the day-to-day operation of the Project Management profession. The inaugural recipient of the award is Catherine Jia, who receives a scholarship and a six-month paid work placement within our Sydney office.

Catherine was invited to commence her internship in April of this year and has collaborated with her Mentor and a number of our team to progress her understanding of Project Management in practice. Through working in different areas of the business Catherine has learned about the deep and varying levels associated with project planning, management and delivery.

Catherine says: “Before joining TBH I thought project management was only a profession in the construction industry but since starting at TBH my understanding of project management has expanded… Working at TBH has exposed me to so many project advisory services and opened endless opportunities for the future.”

When asked how her time at TBH has enhanced her postgraduate studies in Project Management Catherine said: “My experience (at TBH) has helped me to develop vital project management competencies to manage projects effectively…I can directly apply what I’ve learnt through working on real-life projects to what I’m learning at university.”

A big enthusiast for furniture and sustainable architecture, Catherine’s acquired insight into the practical application of project management at TBH has helped to distil her future career plans, “I’d like to work as a Productive Development project manager, leading product development teams for introducing new products and updating existing products. Basically a career that marries design & management” Catherine said.

TBH looks forward to supporting the continued growth of UTS students over the next few years within the scholarship program. If you are interested in a career with TBH visit our Careers Page and get in touch with our friendly team.