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Business School Alumni Magazine
November 2011 (Issue 16)

Welcome to Issue 16 of Sydney Business Connect.

Topics covered in this issue are:

Dean's Message - Acting Dean, Professor Tyrone Carlin reflects on the Business School's continued excellence, its transformative steps for securing a successful and sustainable future, and the importance of encouragement and support from the alumni community.

Steps to Success - Julie McKay (EMBA '11) Executive Director of UN Women (formally UNIFEM Australia) attributes much of her success in the NGO sector to her passion for business management, banking industry experience and the significant nudge forward she received through the Global Executive MBA.

Thrown in the Deep End - How new ideas and industry placement for students can create waves in the business pool and challenge both students and businesses to swim, sink, or find a way to safer waters.

Taming the Lion - How a joint venture in a new centre of excellence for the study of international finance and its regulation could see the Business School boost Australia's reputation in financial market operations innovation.

Teaching Excellence - Teachers who think outside the box to engage and excite students are found to deliver the highest quality learning experiences.

Business Intelligence - On dining with Nobel Laureate, Daniel Kahneman and getting some advice on the importance of good timing in decision making.

Recognising Alumni and Friends.

Applauding our Recent Graduates.

Business School Student Welcomes UN Secretary - General Ban Ki-Moon - Matheus Yeo, greets Mr Ban on behalf of students at the university.

Trading Ideas in Singapore - Debating the dominant financial centre in the Asia Pacific at a university symposium.

Fun, Fare and Future Alumni Cocktail Reception - An 'at home' event kindly hosted by Alumna Ann Corlett, and her husband Bruce to bring together local and international students, staff and alumni.

China From All Angles - The Business School takes a lead role in the development and operations of the new China Studies Centre.

Our New Look - Sydney Business Connect steps out in global style with a new visual format.

Mark your diaries - a list of upcoming events including: Graduate Connections Breakfast with Amanda McCluskey, 22 November.

This issue of Sydney Business Connect was distributed with the Sydney Alumni Magazine in November 2011. If you did not receive your copy, please contact the Alumni Relations Office at the University of Sydney to update your details and ensure that we have your correct mailing address.

Please send us any comments or feedback regarding this or future issues of Sydney Business Connect.


Many thanks,
Sue Thompson
Alumni Relations Officer