Corporate networks


Further Information

Our MBA students benefit from the UWA Business School’s strong connections with leading global corporations and top ASX companies.

The School’s corporate partners provide guest lectures, case studies, professional development seminars and workshops, scholarships and prizes, mentoring, exclusive boardroom lunches, networking and recruitment opportunities, and more.

For example, Case Club sessions are facilitated by companies including Accenture, EY, Chauvel Consulting, and The Boston Consulting Group. These sessions provide UWA MBA students with the opportunity to solve real-world business challenges under the guidance of leading management consultants.

And in the classroom, recent UWA MBA guest lecturers have included:

  • Paul Hardisty, Global Director of Sustainability and EcoNomics, WorleyParsons
  • Steven Landry, Managing Director and COO of ATCO Australia and former President and CEO of DaimlerChrysler Canada
  • James McClements, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Resource Capital Funds
  • Jason McMahon, Chief Operating Officer, Azure Capital
  • Ron Samuel, Creative Director, Cooch Communications
  • John Shute, Manager, International Trade and Investment, South Asia, Middle East and Africa, Department of State Development
  • Alan Smith, President, Rio Tinto Iron Ore
  • Chris Wharton, CEO, West Australian Newspapers Limited

This strong engagement with industry ensures that as a UWA MBA student, you will gain valuable insights and perspectives, graduating with the skills and experience you need to be job-ready.


Strategy Month

Strategy Month is an exclusive opportunity for the UWA Business School’s MBA students to hear from CEOs and Managing Directors about the thinking behind high level strategic decisions.

Strategy Month Participants include: Image - Dr Richard Goyder AO, Managing Director, Wesfarmers Limited

  • Dr Michael Chaney AO, Chairman of Woodside Petroleum Ltd, former UWA Chancellor, and along with John Barrington, Managing Director of Barrington Consulting Group, explained strategic planning using the Argenti System
  • Company director, economist and management consultant Emeritus Professor Tracey Horton shared her experiences in a presentation called “Strategic thinking: Lessons from the trenches”
  • Woodside CEO and Managing Director Peter Coleman talked about his company’s growth strategy
  • Wesfarmers Managing Director Richard Goyder AO explained why his company chose to acquire the Coles Group of retail chains
  • BHP Billiton Iron Ore President Jimmy Wilson shared his thoughts on strategy formation and delivery of improved outcomes in a resources business

Contact us

For more information regarding our business administration courses please contact:

MBA Centre

Telephone: (+61 8) 6488 4999