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Where are they now: Jason Lai

Student Enrichment

Where are they now: Jason Lai

Jason Lai completed a Bachelor of Arts in 2014 and was recognised on the Dean’s Honours List for outstanding results. He continued his studies in the Master of Management (Finance) at Melbourne Business School. As part of his degree, he completed the Melbourne Business Practicum (MBP) in 2016, working at the global firm Genpact. Since graduating last year, Jason was awarded a Victorian Government Hamer Scholarship to study Chinese in China, which he undertook at Suzhou University.

Published 11 May 2018

Inside the Melbourne Business Practicum: working with the National Heart Foundation

Student Enrichment

Inside the Melbourne Business Practicum: working with the National Heart Foundation

For the past three years, the National Heart Foundation has partnered with the Faculty of Business and Economics to host the Melbourne Business Practicum. It’s been an opportunity for the students and the foundation alike; for students to get hands-on experience managing unique projects, and for the foundation to tap into a rich and energetic resource. We caught up with Sarah McPherson and Lyn Davies from the National Heart Foundation; and Master of Management (Marketing) student Kim Chetty, to find out more about the program.

Published 01 May 2018

Alumni Profile: Derek Lam

Student Enrichment

Alumni Profile: Derek Lam

Derek Lam completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing, Management and Finance) in 2013 and a Master of Commerce (Marketing) in 2014. He describes the Melbourne Business Practicum and Global Business Practicum as the most valuable experiences of his time at Melbourne Business School. Derek also actively participated in global opportunities in his undergraduate degree and completed a semester of study in the UK at the University of Manchester.

Published 19 Feb 2018

Disruption: An opportunity for growth

Alumni

Disruption: An opportunity for growth

In a world that is constantly changing, megatrends such as technology, globalisation, demographics and psychological changes, are having a significant influence on the business models of many industries. As a Strategy and Innovation Consultant with EY, Master of Entrepreneurship alumna, Rosie Downie, helps her clients navigate disruption and understand how they can position their business to benefit from the evolving environment.

Published 01 Feb 2018

Research for Social Change at the centre of the Faculty

FBE News

Research for Social Change at the centre of the Faculty

At the inaugural Business and Economics Dean’s Event Melbourne, more than 100 alumni gathered back on campus to hear from three of the Faculty’s leading academics about the impact of their work on society.
Deputy Dean Paul Jensen, Associate Professor in Accounting, Brad Potter, and Professor of Experimental Finance and Decision Neuroscience, Peter Bossaerts, all explained the social impact of their research in just six minutes and 40 seconds in the snappy style of Pecha Kucha – a Japanese style of presenting gaining popularity around the World.

Published 13 Oct 2017

Sixty-five years on: How the BCom changed one woman’s life

FBE News

Sixty-five years on: How the BCom changed one woman’s life

Dale Beeton is a Third Year BCom student majoring in Accounting and Finance. Here is a segment of the speech he gave at the FBE 40+ Reunion Lunch in September 2017. The annual lunch gives alumni who graduated from the BCom 40 or more years ago the chance to reconnect with the University and share memories with old friends. Dale interviewed Val (BCom 1954), one of the few women who studied Commerce in the 1950s, to find out what life was like for her then.

Published 26 Sep 2017

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