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Humanitarian Sarah Forbes came to Melbourne Business School (MBS) to study in the Master of International Business, a degree that gave her skills she could apply in both the workplace and the field. Now, as a Program Coordinator for RedR Australia, Sarah is in the business of supporting humanitarian deployments and training when it’s most needed, on a global scale....er of International Business
This year, for the first time ever, graduate researchers at the Faculty of Business and Economics competed in the Econometric Game in Amsterdam, taking out an incredible win amongst a collection of 30 international universities, including the likes of Harvard, UCL, Oxford, and Cambridge...octoral Program in Economics
When you think about the role of accountants, you’re much more likely to think calculators and spreadsheets than muesli. However, the applications of accounting extend to tables beyond Excel, like breakfast, and the boardroom. The ERPSim Asia Pacific Japan Cup simulates a real-world working experience for accounting students. This year, teams from the University of Melbourne took out the top two spots in the regional challenge.Bachelor of Commerce
Most Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) students spend their summer either travelling and learning about new cultures, gaining business experience, or spending time with friends. For twenty of the Faculty’s best and brightest students, they get the opportunity to do all three through the International Case Competition (ICC) Program.
Leesa Chen came to Melbourne Business School as a Westpac Future Leader Scholar to study in the Master of International Business. Before this she worked with Bega Cheese in a role that opened up her understanding of the agricultural supply chain....er of International Business
The Melbourne Institute provides insight on how the tax treatment of charitable donations can encourage greater giving and increase support for communities in crisis following natural disasters.
Earlier in the year, Nobel-Prize winning economist and New York Times columnist, Professor Paul Krugman, delivered the annual Corden Lecture and explored the various consequences economists didn’t predict when it comes to globalisation.
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