UWA Business School marketing student Glenn Langridge was given the opportunity to work closely with Google employees and learn intensively about sales, marketing, presentation and, of course, about Google when he attended a three-day Google AdCamp in Sydney earlier this year.
Glenn was one of only 25 students from Australia and New Zealand invited to participate in the first Google AdCamp for the region, and was the only successful applicant from Western Australia.
Enactus UWA was named runner up in the Enactus National Championships, recognising the team's achievements in managing a diverse portfolio of projects, all of which use the power of business to improve the quality of life for people in need.
The Championships, held in Sydney from 3-5 July, required Enactus teams from around the country to present their annual reports and presentations to a team of judges drawn from the Australian business community.
All accounting graduates from all types of higher education institutions in Australia should meet or exceed nationally agreed learning outcomes, according to accounting lecturers from across the nation who met at The University of Western Australia last week.
New York University Stern School of Business Professor David Yermack will explain the financial effects of CEOs' holidays in a public lecture at The University of Western Australia's Business School.
Professor Yermack, a visiting professor at the UWA Business School, will present his findings on trends in news announcements made by public companies before, during and after chief executives go on holiday.
He will also explain how these patterns in public announcements can create trading opportunities for investors.
Attendees were welcomed by UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Johnson, who said the conference was particularly topical given that Western Australia's mining boom had resulted in WA leading the way in Indigenous business and procurement.