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Yes We Can: The Let's Can Hunger Challenge at UWA

Monday, 31 May 2010

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.

That's where SIFE UWA comes in.

Edward Altman: The Man Who Loves Bankruptcy

Friday, 28 May 2010

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.

Opportunities abound for BHP Billiton and UWA Business School scholarship winners

Monday, 24 May 2010

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.

Theory Turns to Practice in Google Challenge

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

UWA Business School
When Professor Jamie Murphy offered his students the chance to participate in the Google Online Marketing Challenge, Rike Fitrianidian jumped at the chance to test her skills.

Business School Alumnus Links Social Consequences with Economic Problems

Sunday, 3 January 2010

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.

Dean Tracey Horton

Message from the Dean

Thursday, 27 November 2008

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.

outside business school

Appointment of Woodside Chair in Leadership

Thursday, 27 November 2008

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.

Mitsubishi Signing Ceremony

Thursday, 27 November 2008

Business education in Western Australia has received a boost with the announcement of a $150,000 donation from Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd to The University of Western Australia's Business School.

At an official signing ceremony, Mitsubishi Development's Managing Director and CEO Mr Kirk Yamanaka said the company is planning to broaden Mitsubishi Development's scope of activity in WA and is grateful for the support from local business partners and the broader community.

Alumni at Ernst & Young

Thursday, 27 November 2008

Building a lifelong learning relationship with our Alumni is vital to the sustainability of the Business School, and its relevance to industry.  As the University strives to achieve international excellence, the Business School is also focused on fostering leadership, recognising accomplishments and providing networking opportunities among its Alumni. 

Breaking News

Thursday, 27 November 2008

Stan & Jean Perron Visiting Professor

As the 2009 Stan & Jean Perron Visiting Fellow, Professor David Yermack from the Stern School of Business - New York University, will teach an Honours Unit in Finance during semester one 2009.