Another busy year in the FBE Newsroom! Here are the top stories of 2019.
Alumna Jennifer Nason never predicted she'd end up working as a global leader in investment banking, but that's where life lead her.
Melbourne Institute and Commonwealth Bank partnership reveals world first research into financial wellbeing.
Master of Management student Arianna Oioli always knew she wanted to visit Australia. From her first visit she knew it was somewhere she wanted to study and live long term, so she made it happen. Now, she’s made a home for herself on the other side of the globe.
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.
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.
Sankitha Samaraweera came to Melbourne to study in the Bachelor of Commerce, where he majored in Accounting and Finance. Now, after spending some time in the working world, and beginning his studies to become a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA), he’s returned to Melbourne Business School to pursue the Master of International Business.
It’s a well-used metaphor, but there’s no doubt that higher education is a journey. For some it’s a fast track, high school, university and on to a career. For others, there’s something to be gained by taking the scenic route. For Nick Johnson, the scenic route offered an alternate entry pathway into the University of Melbourne, and on to international experience in New Colombo Plan funded International Business Experience study tour of India.
When we think of Finance and Economics, there’s often a very formulaic response – we imagine data and spreadsheets – but to be successful you have to think outside the Excel box. It’s not just about the numbers. For BCom Student Barry Zhang the narrative is just as important. His experience in the Management Consulting subject, working with HASSELL Architecture and Design firm gave him the chance to build a new narrative, and understand the full scope of management consulting.
In 2020, Melbourne Business School is launching the New Master of Finance, a course that has been redesigned in response to an ever-evolving industry, to give students the skills and adaptability they need to excel in their finance careers.
The University of Melbourne joined six of the world’s leading business schools to form the Future of Management Education Alliance, the first collaboration of its kind in the business education sector..