Thomas Murrell, UWA MBA graduate and CEO of 8M Media and Communications, was elected President of the GMA, with Tracy Deveugle-Frink, a fellow UWA MBA graduate and Senior Consultant with Ernst & Young, elected as Vice-President.
Nugget, who gained a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from The University of Western Australia, not only became the first Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, but also led a full life as a rural teacher, student, economist, Aboriginal rights activist, Chancellor of the Australian National University, Governor of the Commonwealth Bank and adviser to prime ministers from Ben Chifley through to Gough Whitlam.
The partnership was formalised in an agreement signed on 22 December 2010 between Acting Dean of the Business School, Winthrop Professor Izan, and Ms Geraldine Scott, Principal of demèter wealth management.
UWA Business School Every day, one million Australian children do not get enough food. The WHO estimates that, world-wide, one billion people are ‘food insecure.' Yet despite the enormity of the problem, Foodbank Australia, which feeds 50,000 people per day, says hunger still has a social stigma.
UWA Business School Every time the world encounters another bankruptcy, 2010 NWQ Visiting at the UWA Business School Professor Edward Altman sits back with his wife and pops open another champagne bottle. At least, that's what he told audience members at his recent public lecture at the UWA Business School.
But no, it's not because he thrives on other people's misery. Rather, bankruptcy gives him more data to feed into his research: bankruptcy analysis and prediction; credit and lending policies; and risk management.
UWA Business School Timothy Ballard has always wanted to know why people behave in irrational ways. That's why the 2010 BHP Billiton Postgraduate Research Scholarship winner is investigating workplace behaviour by undertaking a PhD at the UWA Business School.
alumnus Jean-Paul Carvalho (BEc, PhD, Corporate Finance) always dreamed of
studying at the University
of Oxford and, after
being one of eight Australian recipients of the 2004 General Sir John Monash
Award, his dream has become a reality.
In times of global turmoil it is more important than ever that business schools remain relevant at an international level, pursue deeper understanding of business fundamentals and encourage creative thinking regarding the critical business issues faced around the world. As part of our pursuit in Achieving International Excellence, the UWA Business School actively supports international forums for dialogue and debate between academics, students, alumni, and business professionals and leaders.
Woodside's sponsorship of the UWA Business School is gaining traction. The recent appointment of internationally-renowned Professor, David Day as the Woodside Professor in Leadership and Management is a key element in the joint strategy to invest in improving the business and commercial skills of university graduates as well as currently employed managers and executives.