Thinking beyond the traditional retirement age and giving back to the
community were just some of the topics up for discussion when a group of UWA
Business School students attended the inaugural Azure Capital Student Boardroom
Lunch last month.
At nearly 80-years-old, the owner of his
own car sales empire still heads into the office six days a week, spends time
on the sales floor, and makes time to deal with customer complaints personally.
On top of this, he also spends four or five business hours at home on Sundays.
The Hon Peter
Collier MLC, WA Minister for Aboriginal Affairs; Nyunggai Warren Mundine, Chairman of the Prime Minister's
Indigenous Advisory Council; and Indigenous celebrity chef Mark Olive will be among the speakers at the Indigenous Business,
Enterprise and Corporations Conference (IBECC) 2014.
Is virtual currency Bitcoin a valid
currency or a speculative investment? In a public lecture at The University of
Western Australia Business School, New York University's Professor David
Yermack will provide an informed and unbiased perspective.
Enactus UWA students are passionate about empowering
people in need.
In the last 12 months, the 55 members of Enactus UWA have
worked to deliver 13,000 pairs of shoes to Ghana, empower 5,510 students to
take control of their finances, engage 25 organisations, sell 2,245 environmentally
friendly jute bags, and train four Kenyan women to successfully run their own café.
A young Albany Indigenous man who recently completed his Honours at The University of Western Australia is about to embark on a scholarship that will enable him to be part of the international thoroughbred industry.
West Coast Eagles players Jamie Bennell,
Josh Hill and Sharrod Wellingham will be on hand to help Indigenous high school
students explore their future study and career options at the 2014 Future Footprints Indigenous
Careers Expo, being held at the UWA Business School.