Abuse in sport: Bad apples or bad barrels?
There are far too many recent examples of athletes facing abuse. If we don’t change the structure and culture within sport - and treat it as an organisational issue - it will keep happening.Read more
Jo Weston (BCom, 2015) is a star player for the Australian Diamonds netball team and the Melbourne Vixens. Here she reflects on how she applies business thinking on the court.Alumni
Shamini Rajarethnam climbed from marketing coordinator to CEO at luxury skincare company, Rationale, in four years. Here she shares her wisdom – from juggling work and home life to the importance of building a “tribe” of trusted advisors.Alumni
Vi Peterson climbed to senior ranks in the male-dominated banking industry in the 1980s. Not satisfied to rest on her laurels, she has gone on to connect international businesses as a consultant, create her own philanthropic foundation and sit on a number of boards all over the world.Alumni
Melbourne Lord Mayor, Sally Capp (BCom, LLB (Hons) 1991), has had a myriad of career changes. Here she shares how her love of transformation and commitment to learning has shaped her own version of success.Alumni
Venture capitalist Rachel Yang drives positive social change by investing in start-ups that make a difference. Here she shares some of the wisdom she usually reserves for the founders she works with.Alumni
Nolana Lynch launched Eco-Truffles, a skin care range that supports and employs Caribbean women, after beginning her PhD in earth and environmental science. As research gave way to social enterprise, Nolana decided it was time to take the next step in her career, with the Master of Entrepreneurship at Wade institute.Master of Entrepreneurship
Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pmGender and Sexuality at Work ConferenceEvent
Monday 9:00am - 5:00pmIntroduction to Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health Short CourseTraining/Workshop Cost-effectiveness Analysis;health economics;
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The Faculty of Business and Economics is a leading centre of teaching and research in accounting, actuarial studies, economics, finance and management and marketing.
The University of Melbourne is committed to delivering innovative and inspiring research that addresses the major social, economic and environmental challenges of our time.
Through critical collaborations across disciplines, industries and geographical borders, the Faculty of Business and Economics is advancing knowledge to improve people’s lives, open up new lines of enquiry and contribute to a better understanding of our world.
We are uniquely placed to address some of the complex challenges of the 21st century with particular focus on three strategic research priorities – health and wellbeing, decision-making and markets, and corporate governance.
The Faculty houses leading research centres and institutions such as the Centre for Workplace Leadership, the Centre for Market Design and the Melbourne Institute, which has been powering social and economic change for over 50 years.
Decision-Making and Markets
By investigating investor choice, market operations and stakeholder decision-making, our researchers are advancing understanding of how markets, and the key players within them, work.
Health and Wellbeing
With proven links between workplace culture and health and wellbeing, research projects in this stream analyse the policies and practice that effect general wellbeing and advance knowledge around positive workplace environments.
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Our researchers are delivering insights on workplace management and the policy and practice that influence corporate governance and performance.
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Here we consider the research informing issues of gender diversity in the workplace and the changes still required in policy and practice to achieve true equity.
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The Faculty offers extensive undergraduate, graduate and research higher degree study options through the Bachelor of Commerce and Melbourne Business School suite of programs, as well as the Melbourne Business School MBA, ranked No. 27 in the world.
The University of Melbourne is ranked 16th globally for Accounting and Finance, 20th globally for Social Sciences and Management, 20th globally for Business and Management Studies and 24th globally for Economics and Econometrics.
The Faculty of Business and Economics and Melbourne Business School hold Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation and European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation.
The Faculty of Business and Economics along with the Melbourne Business School has over 60,000 alumni in over 100 countries.The Faculty of Business and Economics alone has over 50,000 alumni from all over the world.
The Faculty has been influencing policy design, corporate governance and business practices globally for over 90 years. Our aspiration is to become one of the leading global providers of business and economics education and research. Read more about our rich history.
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It is a privilege to work with world class academics and professional staff, the brightest students, alumni and other stakeholders, that make up the vibrant community of business and economics at the University of Melbourne.
Our reputation and rankings remain strong, yet there is so much more potential to join the world’s top universities in business and economics. We are committed to enhancing our applied research outcomes, expanding our curriculum and bolstering our connections with industry to help shape the world of business and economics in Australia and internationally.
The global economy is becoming increasingly competitive and business and economics education must be responsive to this dynamic environment. Our curriculum is continually informed by research and industry insights to be bold, rigorous and global in outlook.
Producing industry ready graduates and through impactful research, our Faculty informs and advances the policy and practice that underpins the ever evolving business, economic and social environment in which we live.