Business Practicum adds value for students and local businesses

Monday, 30 April 2012

UWA Business School
Business students at The University of Western Australia are gaining practical experience while assisting local organisations to solve problems and explore new opportunities.

The Business Practicum unit, which is available to undergraduate students who have completed at least half of the units for the major relevant to their project, requires students to spend 100 hours working on an approved  project for an organisation. Upon completion, the unit provides students with one credit towards their degree.

Business ethics: What have we learnt from the global financial crisis?

Friday, 30 March 2012

Speaking at a panel discussion on business ethics and the global financial crisis at The University of Western Australia’s Business School, Dr Michael Chaney AO, UWA Chancellor and Chairman of NAB and Woodside, said that openness and transparency in companies were key pre-requisites for preventing further shocks like the global financial crisis.

Phillip Dolan, Dean of the Business School

Dean’s message: March 2012

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

UWA Business School
The top business schools in the world are global.  They educate students for careers which will span countries, share ideas and knowledge at the highest levels, and help create innovative ways in which businesses and organisations can make an impact both locally and internationally.

Group photo from left:  Mike Folk; Michael Sutherland; Liz Hartley; Zarik Zainud

UWA alumni gather in Malaysia for Gala Dinner

Monday, 16 January 2012

UWA Business School
Over 300 Australian alumni, including graduates from The University of Western Australia, gathered in Kuala Lumpur in mid-October for the Malaysian Australian Alumni Council Gala Dinner.

Professor Phil Hancock

New project to ensure excellence in accounting standards

Monday, 3 October 2011

A project led by UWA Business School Professor Phil Hancock has received a $183,000 Innovation and Development Grant from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC).

Centre for Social Impact update: September 2011

Thursday, 15 September 2011

UWA Business School
The Centre for Social Impact (UWA) continues to be a hive of activity, with preparations well underway for an upcoming conference on Indigenous business.

Winthrop Professor Phillip Dolan

New Dean, Phillip Dolan, welcomed to UWA Business School

Thursday, 25 August 2011

Winthrop Professor Phillip Dolan has officially taken up the position of Dean at The University of Western Australia Business School.

UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson welcomed Professor Dolan and said the University looked forward to working with Professor Dolan to build on the excellent foundation established under outgoing Dean, Winthrop Professor Tracey Horton.

Prestigious Teaching Awards for Business School Professors

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Winthrop Professor Izan and Associate Professor Abu Siddique, both from the UWA Business School, have won two of six Excellence in Teaching Awards presented by the University in 2011.

Diane Smith-Gander

Diane Smith-Gander Joins UWA Business School Board

Friday, 1 July 2011

The UWA Business School Board is delighted to announce Diane Smith-Gander as its newest member.

Ms Smith-Gander, who is currently a Director of Wesfarmers, Transfield, CBH, the National Broadband Network, and the Chair of Basketball Australia said she is looking forward to helping shape the future of business education in Western Australia.

BDO Offers New Accounting & Finance Scholarships at UWA Business School

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

The University of Western Australia Business School is delighted to announce that from 2012, BDO will begin offering scholarships to undergraduate accounting and finance students at UWA.