ECOMS Update

Thursday, 1 November 2007

As ECOMS rolled into a new semester, many exciting events have already been held.

Despite the poor weather, hundreds of people lined up for tickets to our annual ECOMS Ball that was held on 25th August and was sponsored by Pitcher Partners. With 1,320 tickets selling out in a record 34 minutes, we feel a sense of achievement in continuing to organise such an anticipated event. With a Venetian Carnivale theme, the ball was bigger and better than ever.

World and Local Trends Identify Growth in Executive Education

Thursday, 1 November 2007

With our professional lives becoming even faster paced, competitive and global, Director of the AIM-UWA Business School Alliance, Suellen Tapsall, says executives and organisations are searching for ways to keep up with the latest information and trends - with many turning to Executive Education programs for the solution.

Executive MBA Part of Life-long Learning

Thursday, 1 November 2007

Coming from a family of teachers, Freehills' Business Development and Client Relationship Manager, Mr Lindsay O'Sullivan said lifelong learning was second nature to him when he completed an Executive MBA with the UWA Business School.

Senior Executive Forum a Success

Thursday, 1 November 2007

The annual Senior Executive Forum held in July 2007 was an outstanding success with great contributions from Professors Jay Conger and Srikant Datar. More than 50 senior executives gathered at the Vines Resort for three days to discuss, debate and challenge strategy, leadership and implementation.

Teaching & Learning Update

Thursday, 1 November 2007

The Teaching and Learning (T&L) Committee meets monthly - the following is a summary of some of the significant highlights.

Leadership - a Core Philosophy at Hawaiian

Thursday, 1 November 2007

The unity of business and people is Hawaiian's core philosophy, a privately owned WA property investment and development group. Armed with this belief and a strong practice of staff development, Hawaiian selected the Leadership Development Program with AIM-UWA Business School Alliance as its training program for staff development.

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.

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.

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.