2015 Business School News

  • Former Business School lecturer takes on world's toughest job 28 Jan 2015

    A former lecturer in Economics at the University of Sydney has just taken on what many would regard as the world's toughest job. Yanis Varoufakis has been appointed Finance Minister in Greece's new anti-austerity government and must now chart a way out of his nation's economic crisis. More

  • Franchising by another name 28 Jan 2015

    Andrew Terry

    The current trend away from common brands led by younger consumers has prompted researchers at the Business School to propose a revolutionary new approach to the traditional franchise model that gave the world chains such as McDonald's, KFC and Starbucks More

  • Global Executive MBA represents "life-changing opportunity" – CPA Australia Scholarship recipients 27 Jan 2015

    Sydney Harbour

    A senior analyst with the financial services firm, Suncorp, and an executive with a publicly funded science body will join the University of Sydney Business School's Global Executive MBA program this year with the support of highly coveted CPA Australia scholarships. More

  • Scholarship in honour of woman unable to fulfill dream 23 Jan 2015

    Sue Newberry

    The Sydney based accounting firm, Walker Wayland, is again offering a scholarship to study at the Business School in the name of a former member of staff who was not able to achieve her own dream of becoming a chartered accountant. More

  • Business School graduates amongst the most employable in Australia 20 Jan 2015

    Michael Stocks

    The Business School has reinforced its reputation for producing "industry ready" graduates with four appearing in a list of the nation's 100 "most employable students". More

  • Students give strategic proposals to CBA 20 Jan 2015

    Helen Parker

    Students at the Business School have provided what has been described as "excellent quality" strategic advice to the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) on ways of maintaining the Bank's current premium share price. More

  • Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies moves to boost food industry 19 Jan 2015

    Warehouse

    In what is being seen as a boost to the national food industry, the Business School's highly respected Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies (ITLS) has joined with the University of Newcastle to establish a food and beverage supply chain training centre. More

  • Corporate sustainability takes a big step forward 16 Jan 2015

    Chris Wright

    The property sector must now take "big bold steps" rather than rely on incremental change to ensure that our cities of the future are more environmentally, socially and economically sustainable. This was the key message from world leaders in the field of business sustainability who spoke at a ground breaking symposium hosted by the Business School's Balanced Enterprise Research Network (BERN) and the sustainability consultancy, Morphosis. More

  • European Space Agency backs elite Master's in International Management program 15 Jan 2015

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    A leader in space exploration and technology, the European Space Agency (ESA), has endorsed the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM) degree program delivered by the Business School. More

  • AACSB accreditation reaffirms Business School's global standing 13 Jan 2015

    The prestigious United States based Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) has renewed its accreditation of the Business School's business and accounting programs for another five years. More


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