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Business School Alumni Magazine
October 2012 (Issue 19)

Welcome to Issue 19 of Sydney Business Connect.

Topics covered in this issue are:

Dean's Message - Professor Geoffrey Garrett updates alumni about a new home for the Business School on campus and the launch of our flagship program - the MBA.

21 Years of Achievement - our globally renowned research centre, the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies, celebrated its 21st anniversary in June 2012 and we take a look at their milestones since inception.

Abercrombie Precinct Project - the Business School looks to the future, unveiling plans for a state-of the-art learning and research centre at the University of Sydney.

The MBA Re-imagined - in developing and launching our new flagship program, we look at how the GFC taught us many things, but one of the most important was that business leadership models need to be fundamentally rethought.

Unearthing the truth about Chinese Investment - a new report by a leading China expert, Professor Hans Hendrischke, shines a light on Chinese direct investment down under and what it means for our economic future.

Continuing education for GEMBA alumni - networking and further learning are all part of the Global Executive MBA alumni experience.

Business Intelligence - updates from across the school include: congratulating Associate Professor Rosina Mladenovic on receiving the prestigious Pearson Accounting/Finance Educator of the Year Award; highlighting alumnus Corey Payne who was awarded a Churchill Fellowship; acknowledgement and thanks to those alumni and friends who delivered an occasional address to our graduates in October 2012 and congratulations to a wide range of alumni, staff and students for their recent achievements including the nominations for the Australia China Alumni Awards in which four Business School alumni have been nominated.

Alumni Events - overview of recent events including: our August Connect over Cocktails alumni reception on 'The Future of the Media'; the R J Chambers Memorial Research Lecture & Dinner held in September and news about upcoming events including our final Connect over Cocktails event for the year on Thursday, 29 November.

This issue of Sydney Business Connect was distributed with the Sydney Alumni Magazine in October 2012. If you did not receive your copy, please contact us to update your details and ensure that we have your correct mailing address.

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Many thanks,

Kim Pryor and Alex Middleton
Alumni Relations - University of Sydney Business School