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Displaying from Tuesday, June 14, 2011
 July 2011
Tuesday 26
17:00 - FREE LECTURE - UWA Business School - CSI Public Lecture with Vanessa Meachen : Philanthropy in Australia Website | More Information
Recent media attention has focused on the comparative lack of philanthropy from Australia's highest earners. Our wealthy non-givers have been described as "morally bankrupt" and displaying "utter greed and selfishness". Are Australia's high net worth really that bad? Why aren't (...)

 August 2011
Tuesday 02
17:30 - INFORMATION EVENING - UWA Business School - BHP Billiton Scholarships Information Evening : Information Evening Website | More Information
Up to twelve Scholarships for Honours, Masters and PhD students at the UWA Business School are available each year, valued from $20,000 up to $153,000.

For information about the scholarships, join us and senior BHP Billiton representatives for an Information Evening. Networking and (...)
Monday 08
12:00 - EVENT - Drop-in Careers Advice - Business School : Drop in Careers Advice More Information
Drop in for some Career Advice
Sunday 14
10:00 - EVENT - 2011 Open Day : Experience what's on offer at UWA Website | More Information
UWA opens up the whole campus to the public.

Come and find out about the courses on offer, valuable research, community programs, and facilities...all mixed with a day full of lots of fun activities for everyone!
Tuesday 16
13:00 - EVENT - POSTGRADUATE CAREERS WEEK: On the Couch with the recruiters : Meet the recruiters and get tips for your resume, interviews and job etiquette. Recruiters from KPMG, Department of Mines & Petroleum (Commerce, State Development) and an academic representative. Website | More Information
‘On the couch with the recruiter session’ is targeted at postgraduate students, although all students are welcome.

Discover what you need to know about being competitive in the market place - academia, government and industry. Be prepared to ask questions about resumes, pre interview (...)
Wednesday 17
9:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - The 7 Secrets of Highly Effective PhD Students : An entertaining seminar that gives away some secrets of success for Masters and PhD students More Information
The workshop helps you to understand how to increase your effectiveness and outcomes in the following key areas: how you deal with your supervisor how you structure your study time your attitude (or lack thereof!) in relation to your research dealing with writer’s block or having difficulty (...)
Thursday 18
18:00 - FREE LECTURE - UWA Business School - "Measuring People's Willingness to Pay (WTP): 30 Years of Research" with Professor Vithala Rao : Public Lecture Website | More Information
In this lecture Professor Rao will discuss some of his research on behavioral aspects of pricing. The lecture will focus on three concepts -

1) The usual measurement of WTP using a conjoint utility model may be biased due to the presence of informational effect of price

2) (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The 2011 Marshall Warren Lecture : The Next Convergence. The future of economic growth in a multi-speed world Website | More Information
The 2011 Marshall-Warren lecture will be delivered by Michael Spence, Winner of the Nobel 2001 Prize in Economic Sciences with Joseph E. Stiglitz and George A. Akerlof.

In this lecture, Professor Spence will explore the main arguments of his book 'The Next Convergence'. This will appeal (...)
Tuesday 23
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Sustainable Wellbeing — An Economic Future for Australia : UWA Business School - Shann Memorial Lecture with Dr Martin Parkinson PSM Website | More Information
Dr Parkinson was appointed Secretary to the Treasury in March 2011. He is Chair of the Advisory Board of the Australian Office of Financial Management, and member of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Board of Taxation, the Board of Infrastructure Australia and the Council of Financial (...)
Tuesday 30
13:00 - FREE LECTURE - Economist Lecture Series : Stephen Miller, Managing Director, BlackRock More Information
On a size-adjusted basis, economics is more important in Australia than many other countries including the US and the UK. As part of UWA’s long history of producing economists who go on to have successful careers, the new Economist Lecture Series fills a gap in the understanding of what an (...)

 September 2011
Friday 16
17:15 - SEMINAR - UWA BUSINESS SCHOOL PANORAMA SERIES : Global, National and WA Banking Perspectives Website | More Information
This seminar will introduce the ideas and concepts of:

1)Economics – interest rates, exchange rates, loan markets

2)Banking and the resources industry

3)Banking and diversity in the workplace

Presenters:

Damon Goodall - Senior Dealer, Global (...)
Wednesday 28
18:30 - Forum - UWA BUSINESS SCHOOL 2011 FORUM : Global Financial Crisis II: The Case for Optimism? Website | More Information
With the possibility of a double-dip recession in the US and sovereign debt crisis facing the EU, UWA experts in finance and economics will assess the case for optimism and answer your questions on the future of the local, national and global economy at an open public forum. Find out whether there (...)

 October 2011
Monday 03
17:30 - PUBLIC TALK - MBA/EMBA Information Evening : We invite you to attend one of our upcoming information evenings which will give you the opportunity to learn about the programs on offer Website | More Information
The Business School holds regular information evenings for its MBA and EMBA programs.

We invite you to attend one of our upcoming information evenings which will give you the opportunity to learn about the programs on offer, to discuss your study options, meet Business School staff and (...)
Wednesday 05
7:00 - EVENT - Breakfast by the Bay : Breakfast by the Bay with Jonathan Holloway : Festivals Mean Business Website | More Information
Join Jonathan Holloway, the Artistic Director of Perth International Arts Festival 2012-2015, as he outlines the benefits the Festival will provide to the Perth arts and business community in the coming years. He will discuss how he was instrumental in the transformation of the Norfolk and Norwich (...)

16:00 - EXPO - UWA Postgraduate & Honours Expo 2011 Website | More Information
The Postgraduate and Honours Expo showcases a host of opportunities for further study, including honours and postgraduate coursework and research possibilities.

Discover the courses each faculty has to offer, learn about postgraduate scholarships, attend information sessions and talk to (...)
Thursday 20
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - UWA Business School Public Lecture : Social Finance: Mobilising capital for social change Website | More Information
Social change, an understanding of impact investing and the potential it holds to mobilise capital beyond traditional government and charitable monies, is becoming critical.

Impact investors seeking a blended financial and social return are increasingly active in mobilising capital to (...)
Friday 21
12:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS: INAUGURAL LECTURE : Increasing the “3Ps” of Productivity, Participation and Population: What can we expect of Australian workers? More Information
There is much talk in Australia at present about the need to increase participation in paid work and productivity, and at the same time increase Australia’s population. This conversation is partly driven by the prospect of an ageing population, and transformation in Australia’s employment base away (...)

17:15 - SEMINAR - UWA Business School Panorama Series : The Role of Private Equity in the Mining Industry More Information
The Role of Private Equity in the Mining Industry

1)Private equity - what is it?

2)How does private equity work?

3)Myths - the perception

4)Facts- the reality?

These are some of the questions to be answered at a time when companies big and (...)

 November 2011
Wednesday 23
12:00 - - ECONOMICS: BOOK LAUNCH : THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF THE INDIAN ECONOMY Website | More Information
You are cordially invited to attend a book launch with Professor Chetan Ghate, our next Growth Zone Visitor.

Professor Ghate will give an overview of his book, The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Economy, and Indian reforms.  He will discuss India’s remarkable economic growth and key (...)

18:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - WHAT IS HAPPENING IN OUR WORKPLACES? : A roundtable discussion on employee wellbeing in comtemporary Australian workplaces Website | More Information
There are some worrying signs that many contemporary Australian workplaces are having a negative impact on the wellbeing of employees, the health system and the ‘bottom line’. In 2010, the Productivity Commission reported that 42% of all upheld stress related compensation claims were as a result of (...)


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