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.
The UWA Business School last night celebrated the outstanding achievements of its teaching and research staff.
At the annual Teaching and Research Awards Ceremony, eight faculty were recognised for excellence in teaching, two professional staff for outstanding contributions to student learning, and nine faculty for outstanding research achievements.
Dean of the UWA Business School, Winthrop Professor Phil Dolan, congratulated the winners and thanked the School's faculty and professional staff for their dedication.
The 2013 Good Universities Guide to MBA and Management Courses has awarded The University of Western Australia's Business School five-star ratings in four categories - more than any other business school in Western Australia or the Group of Eight.
Optimizing Communities: Developing pathways for effective knowledge management will pair industry practitioners with leading academic researchers from around the world to trace knowledge management from its origins in the creation of communities of practice (groups who share knowledge).
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.
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.
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.