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.
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.
UWA Business School Globalisation has brought the world to our doorstep. Trade with Australia's top five partners alone is worth almost $250 billion. International trade is vital to the Western Australian economy with Western Australia contributing 35% of total Australian exports - more than any other state. As a world-class business school located in the growing Asia Pacific region, we must look outwards and proactively build relationships across borders to build global influence and to equip our students with the skills and experience necessary to operate internationally.
UWA Business School Homelessness is on the policy agenda in Western Australia and this issue is being tackled in a collaborative, innovative and integrated way, according to the Innovations in Homelessness Policy and Services in Western Australia forum presented by the UWA Business School's Centre for Social Impact and Social Innovation in Western Australia (SiiWA) in May at The University Club of Western Australia.
UWA Business School Graduates are no longer interested in making an impression, but instead in making an impact, according to UWA Business School Visiting Professor Tina Dacin who presented a number of public and academic lectures during her week at UWA as a guest of the Stan and Jean Perron Visiting Professor program.
The UWA Business School's Centre for Social Impact and the Western Australian Department for Communities, welcomed Canadian social innovators Al Etmanski and Vickie Cammack to Perth in May to share their experiences during a free public lecture at The University of Western Australia.