Message from the Dean

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

To date, 2008 has been a year of highlights for the UWA Business School with many achievements contributing towards our goal of being internationally focused on attracting the best students, attracting and retaining the best staff and building strong links with the business community.

Improving the Student Experience

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

The Teaching and Learning (T&L) Committee continues its good work in improving the quality of the student experience at the Business School.  A summary of these initiatives are included.

Business School Upcoming Events

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

The Business School is planning many exciting events for the second half of 2008.  

Events scheduled include:

  • Breakfast by the Bay Series: Trevor Nisbett - 10 September 2008
  • Shann Memorial Lecture - 19 August 2008
  • Program Information Evenings

Business School Event Highlights

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

The Business School hosted many high profile events in the first half of the year including the Women in Management Dinner with Leanne Preston, CEO Wild Child, as well as public lectures presented by Professor Vernon Smith, 2008 Alcoa Visiting Professor,  Robert Elstone, Managing Director and CEO of the Australian Stock Exchange, Professor Steven Zeff, the Herbert S Autrey Professor of Accounting at Rice University in Houston, and Professor Dan Druckman, the Vernon M and Minnie I Lynch Professor of Conflict Resolution at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University.   The Mining and Energy Seminar held in June attracted a high calibre of people from around Australia.

Business School Prize Winners Acknowledged

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

More than 200 students and families gathered to celebrate the UWA Business School Prize Giving Ceremony held at the University Club in early May.

Woolworths Former CEO Keynote Speaker at GMA Black Tie Dinner

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

Roger Corbett, former CEO and Director of Woolworth's Ltd reviewed the success of Woolworths and future challenges, at the annual GMA black tie dinner.

Global Google Online Marketing Challenge Win

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

Five Business School students led by Dr Fang Liu have won the Global Google Online Marketing Challenge.  The team beat 1,650 other teams from around the world to win Google's first University Online Marketing Challenge.

Engaging the Business School

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

Who is responsible for education?  Traditionally, Australian culture would indicate that it's not our personal duty to address the sustainability and delivery of education.  However, times have changed and to remain internationally competitive, Australian universities are turning to their alumni, students, and friends to assist with a growing financial need.

New Business School Website Launched

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

The new Business School website was formally launched on 30 April 2008.

Under Treasure Tim Marney Appointed to Board

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

Timothy Marney, Western Australian Under Treasurer, has been appointed to the Business School Board.