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.

Business School wins Two Teaching and Learning Awards

Friday, 1 June 2007

The Business School congratulates Dr Renu Burr and Dr Simone Pettigrew on winning a teaching a learning award at the recent awards announcement.

The Excellence in Teaching Awards began in 1991 as a Guild initiative. Since then, the awards have developed as a joint initiative with the University. These are individual awards aimed at recognising teaching and supervision and are governed by a joint Guild/University Committee.

March Graduation Ceremony Celebration

Friday, 1 June 2007

March witnessed more than 700 Business School students graduate, with more than 460 undergraduates receiving a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Economics. 41 graduated with a masters degree, 26 with honours, 27 with a graduate diploma or certificate and 137 with MBAs. A special mention must go to our graduates attending from offshore campuses in Singapore, Manila and Jakarta.

CEMI Celebrates Past Achievements

Friday, 1 June 2007

This month, the UWA Business School celebrates the achievements of the Centre for Entrepreneurial Management and Innovation (CEMI). Associate Professor Tim Mazzarol, the driving force behind CEMI, will shift from administering the centre to focusing on his research. Prof Mazzarol will be taking a well-deserved sabbatical in July for a year, spending most of his time completing his two book projects. This will include spending four months in Europe gathering and finalising five years of research generated via CEMI from 13 countries around the world.

Business School graduate named a Humane Studies Fellow

Friday, 2 March 2007

Business School graduate and inaugural winner of the Sir John Monash Award, Jean-Paul Carvalho, currently pursuing his PhD in Oxford, was recently named a Humane Studies Fellow by the Institute for Hu

Executive Education Excelling on all Levels

Friday, 2 March 2007

Since joining the AIM-UWA Business School Alliance as its Director more than 18 months ago, Suellen Tapsall has witnessed significant growth in executive education with interest from corporate, government and non-profit sectors. We touch base with Suellen who provides an update on what is happening with the Alliance programs.

Overseas Chapters

Friday, 2 March 2007

Manila
The biannual student-alumni gathering for the Manila MBA program was held in August at The Rockwell Club in Manila. Organised to coincide with the a visit from UWA Business School staff, 50 guests celebrated their academic achievements and took the opportunity to meet other students and graduates living in the Philippines.

Graduate Management Association

Friday, 2 March 2007

Student survey results are in!
The GMA recently ran an online survey to receive MBA students' feedback on their experiences and how the GMA can have a positive impact.

Singapore Graduation

Friday, 2 March 2007

More than 80 graduates attended the Singapore Presentation Ceremony held in August at the Raffles City Convention Centre including 52 Bachelor of Commerce students, 27 Master of Business Administration students, three Master of Business Research students and 1 Doctor of Business Administration student.

Research Indicates Current Leaders Not Rated Highly

Friday, 2 March 2007

Leadership is one of the most studied, analysed and debated areas of business research, but according to DBA graduate and WA Australian Institute of Management Deputy Executive Director, Dr Shaun Ridley, our level of confidence in truly understanding leadership attributes remains low.