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Melbourne now home to global business education hub
1 May 2013
Melbourne now boasts one of the Asia Pacific’s most comprehensive business education precincts, as a ground-breaking collaboration between the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Business and Economics and Melbourne Business School takes full effect today.
How do Australia's biggest companies manage global supply chains?
19 March 2013
Hear from a panel of leading procurement experts in mining, telecommunications at this MBS-Mt Eliza Executive Education Procurement Executive 2013 Program event on Wednesday 20 March. Featuring Ron Brown of Newcrest Mining, Simon Rabl of Telstra and leadership and career coach Dr Karen Morley. Chaired by Dr Judy Kent, Program Director.
Managing growth/reducing risk: Indonesian business leaders and
global business academics roundtable on ethics, leadership and governance in Indonesia
Thursday 28 February 2013
Melbourne Business School roundtable on Thursday 7 March in Jakarta featuring Indonesian business leaders and global business academics to discuss “Ethics, Leadership and governance: do they affect a company’s performance?”. Chaired by Professor Ian Williamson. Download event flyer.
SABMiller, Rio Tinto chiefs join Melbourne Business School Board
Tuesday 23 October 2012
The Board of Melbourne Business School Ltd has appointed two new directors, Mr Ari Mervis and Mr David Peever, with immediate effect.
$100,000 in scholarships for world-class business education for regional Australians MEDIA RELEASE
8 October 2012
World-class management education now a regional reality MEDIA RELEASE
18 September 2012
Melbourne Business School joins elite global club of business schools with 40% female intake in its new 12-month full-time MBA. MEDIA RELEASE
11 September 2012
Melbourne Business School reimagines the MBA: introducing the new 12-month full-time MBA. MEDIA RELEASE
26 Mar 2012 Melbourne Business School's Asia Pacific Social Impact Leadership Centre unveils Aboriginal Masterclass series.
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26 Mar 2012
A new partnership between Australia's oldest independent trustee company, The Trust Company, and Melbourne Business School (MBS) will help maximise the social impact of millions of dollars in charitable bequests. Read more here
Alumni feedback has propelled MBS into the Financial Times global top 10 for marketing education. The accolade follows a recent QS report, which rated MBS 16th globally for its marketing specialisation. More here
Hussey stays on the front foot to change career
Australian Financial Review,
03 April 2013
Former Australian Football League player Joel Bowden agrees early career planning for elite sportspeople is vital. After playing 265 games for Richmond he retired in 2009. Now the 34-year-old father of four holds down a part-time job as Linfox executive officer of human resources and industrial relations, is a member of the AFL’s laws committee and is an AFL game analysis manager, and is doing a postgraduate diploma in management at the Melbourne Business School. “Hopefully I’ll now catch up with some of my friends who are now owning or running companies,” he says. Read the full article.
Push to make workplaces family friendly
Australian Financial Review,
03 April 2013
Employers’ legal obligations to help staff balance work and family roles are about to be bolstered by a package of reforms introduced into Parliament by the Gillard government, but new research has found “family friendly” rights are of little use without senior managers who support them. Professors Julie Cogin and Karin Sanders, from the Australian School of Business, and Professor Ian Williamson, from the Melbourne Business School, took a closer look at 94 subsidiaries of one of the world’s largest multinational corporations to see what goes on beyond nicely worded policies. Read the full article.
Exec share scheme loopholes testing stakeholder, staff patience
Business Review Weekly ,
27 March 2013
Melbourne Business School business strategy lecturer Geoff Martin responds to a report by governance group Ownership Matters, which claims some of Australia’s largest companies have used a loophole to avoid getting shareholder approval for - or even disclosing the purchase of - shares for executives as part of incentive schemes. Read the full article.