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Absence of Women Leaders in the WA Public Sector – Latest Research

Friday, 1 June 2007

Latest research into the under representation of women leaders in the Western Australian public sector conducted by the UWA Business School's Consortium for Diversity at Work (CDW) has identified the need for a more coordinated approach as the key to increasing the number of women leaders in the public sector. Key recommendations are the establishment of a ‘Women's Leadership Development Unit' and the appointment of a government Minister solely responsible for women's leadership development.

Consortium Links with Business and Australian Government

Friday, 1 June 2007

It is well recognised that the nature and organisation of work is undergoing rapid and far reaching change and diversity. How employers and society deal with this diversity will be crucial for not only the success of government and businesses, but the implications for us as individuals.

To find out more about the work of the Business School's Consortium for Diversity at Work and how it is engaging with the Australian business community and conducting its timely research with significant business implications, click here.

The Journey of Two Business School Stalwarts

Friday, 1 June 2007

This month we sat down to lunch with two of the Business School’s stalwarts to examine the careers of husband and wife team, Professor Ken Clements and Professor Izan, Deputy Dean of the UWA Business School. Between them, they have contributed more than 50 years to the Business School and UWA.

Business School wins Two Teaching and Learning Awards

Friday, 1 June 2007

The Business School congratulates Dr Renu Burr and Dr Simone Pettigrew on winning a teaching a learning award at the recent awards announcement.

The Excellence in Teaching Awards began in 1991 as a Guild initiative. Since then, the awards have developed as a joint initiative with the University. These are individual awards aimed at recognising teaching and supervision and are governed by a joint Guild/University Committee.

March Graduation Ceremony Celebration

Friday, 1 June 2007

March witnessed more than 700 Business School students graduate, with more than 460 undergraduates receiving a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Economics. 41 graduated with a masters degree, 26 with honours, 27 with a graduate diploma or certificate and 137 with MBAs. A special mention must go to our graduates attending from offshore campuses in Singapore, Manila and Jakarta.

Former Graduate School of Management (GSM) Champagne Celebration

Friday, 1 June 2007

This month witnessed current and former Business School staff gather to toast successes of the former GSM and its staff.

With glasses of bubbly in hand, former GMA President and MC for the function, Charlie Gunningham welcomed some of the instrumental leaders of the GSM including founder Andre Morkel, previous directors Reg Appleyard and David Plowman, and outgoing director Geoff Soutar.

CEMI Celebrates Past Achievements

Friday, 1 June 2007

This month, the UWA Business School celebrates the achievements of the Centre for Entrepreneurial Management and Innovation (CEMI). Associate Professor Tim Mazzarol, the driving force behind CEMI, will shift from administering the centre to focusing on his research. Prof Mazzarol will be taking a well-deserved sabbatical in July for a year, spending most of his time completing his two book projects. This will include spending four months in Europe gathering and finalising five years of research generated via CEMI from 13 countries around the world.

Business School Campaign Update

Friday, 1 June 2007

The following is a progresss update on the Business School Campaign....

Executive Education Excelling on all Levels

Friday, 2 March 2007

Since joining the AIM-UWA Business School Alliance as its Director more than 18 months ago, Suellen Tapsall has witnessed significant growth in executive education with interest from corporate, government and non-profit sectors. We touch base with Suellen who provides an update on what is happening with the Alliance programs.

Singapore Graduation

Friday, 2 March 2007

More than 80 graduates attended the Singapore Presentation Ceremony held in August at the Raffles City Convention Centre including 52 Bachelor of Commerce students, 27 Master of Business Administration students, three Master of Business Research students and 1 Doctor of Business Administration student.