180 Degrees Consulting

Activity

180 Degrees Consultants provide high quality and innovative solutions for social enterprises and non-profit organisations. Consultants work within groups providing effective solutions for their organisation to help them achieve a greater impact.

Hours involved in the activity

Up to 2 modules of 12 hours each for consultants*.
Up to 3 modules of 12 hours each for team leaders*.

Every 12 hours of participation in an activity is equal to one intersection point (12 hours = 1 intersection point).
For this activity you can claim a maximum of 2 or 3 learning and development outcomes based on the role you have undertaken.
* Not all matrix intersection points will be available for all projects.

Application information - Semester 1 2017

Application dates for Semester One to be advised.

Contact

Neeraj Patel
President - 180 Degrees Consulting
Email: canterbury@180dc.org

More information on 180 Degrees Consultancy is available on their website.

Work readiness skill/Graduate attribute

By actively engaging in this activity, you can claim against one of the pre-determined intersection points detailed below. You should reflect on your experience and select the WRS/GA intersection point that best represents your learning outcome.

  • A1 - Communication - 180 Degree Consultants can communicate effectively as a result of working within culturally diverse student teams and with organisations that provide services to the bicultural community.
  • A2 - Initiative and enterprise - 180 Degree Consultants will be able to create new opportunities and ideas to recommend to clients that provide services to the bicultural community.
  • A3 - Leadership - 180 Degrees Consultants will have experience leading their team, which can include members from a range of cultural backgrounds, and manage their work with bicultural organisations. 
  • A5 - Planning and organising - 180 Degree Consultants will be able to organise a project that can include solutions, ideas and opportunities for themselves and their client with respect to biculturalism.
  • A6 - Problem solving - 180 Degree Consultants will learn to make suitable recommendations for their clients based on their projects and bicultural values. 
  • A7 - Self-management - 180 Degree Consultants can organise themselves to contribute to their team project and present themselves well to their clients with respect to biculturalism.
  • A8 - Teamwork - 180 Degree Consultants work on projects within student teams made up of a variety of cultures and backgrounds.
  • B1 - Communication - 180 Degree Consultants develop communication skills through working closely with charity groups and organisations on projects. 
  • B2 - Initiative and enterprise - 180 Degree Consultants will be able to create new opportunities and ideas to recommend to clients to improve their projects.
  • B3 - Leadership - 180 Degree Consultants will have experience leading their team in maintaining good communications with their clients.
  • B4 - Learning - 180 Degree Consultants receive training and can learn about new methods for opportunities and solutions to recommend to their clients. 
  • B5 - Planning and organising - 180 Degree Consultants will be able to organise a project that can include solutions, ideas and opportunities for themselves and their client. 
  • B6 - Problem solving - 180 Degree Consultants will learn to solve any issues that occur with their client’s project.
  • B7 - Self-management - 180 Degree Consultants can organise themselves to contribute to their team project to a high standard and present themselves well to their clients. 
  • B8 - Teamwork - 180 Degrees Consultants will be able to work on projects within a team environment as they work with team members and clients.
  • C1 - Communication - 180 Degree Consultants will have effective communications skills from working with their team and with clients on innovative solutions. They are able to explain their solutions easily to a range of clients.
  • C2 - Initiative and enterprise - 180 Degree Consultants can develop effective solutions and ideas for a range of projects and clients.
  • C3 - Leadership - 180 Degree Consultants will be able to lead and manage teams made up of a range of people through their experience organising work for projects.
  • C4 - Learning - 180 Degree Consultants receive training for finding new methods for opportunities and solutions to apply to a range of issues.
  • C5 - Planning and organising - 180 Degree Consultants have experience organising a project for their team and a variety of clients.
  • C6 - Problem solving - 180 Degree Consultants can come up with innovative solutions to help with a variety of projects. 
  • C7 - Self-management - 180 Degree Consultants will learn to organise themselves to create work to a high standard.
  • C8 - Teamwork - 180 Degree Consultants will be able to work in a team and use their range of skills and background experience to create effective solutions.
  • D2 - Initiative and enterprise - 180 Degree Consultants can look to overseas organisations for some successful examples of social projects that can provide opportunities for their client.
  • D4 - Learning - 180 Degree Consultants will be able to learn new methods and ideas from international examples which they can then adapt for their own projects.
  • D5 - Planning and organising - 180 Degree Consultants will be able to organise a project that can include solutions, ideas and opportunities based on overseas models for their client with respect to cultural diversity.
  • D6 - Problem solving - 180 Degree Consultants can find solutions for their projects by looking at international organisations for examples and adapting them to their own situations. 
Matrix intersection points for 180 Degrees Consulting (highlighted in grey)
Co-curricular Record (CCR)

UC Graduate Attributes (GAs)

Bicultural Competence & Confidence Community Engagement Employability Innovation & Enterprise Global Awareness
Work Readiness Skills (WRS) Communication A1 B1 C1 D1
Initiative and enterprise A2 B2 C2 D2
Leadership A3 B3 C3 D3
Learning A4 B4 C4 D4
Planning and organising A5 B5 C5 D5
Problem solving A6 B6 C6 D6
Self-management A7 B7 C7 D7
Teamwork A8 B8 C8 D8
Technology A9 B9 C9 D9

CCR Criteria

  • UCSA affiliated
  • Not an academic prerequisite
  • Not for academic credit