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Calling the shots

By Peter Giurissevich, 2017 recipient of the BOSS Emerging Leaders MBA Scholarship. Can I do it? How will I juggle everything? How can I afford it? What am I doing it for? Is the University of Sydney Business School MBA … Continue reading

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Strategizing for Tomorrow – CSIRO/MBA Project evolution

By Therese Juda, current student of the University of Sydney Business School MBA program. The opportunity to engage with CSIRO researchers through the MBA program has given me glimpses into a better tomorrow. My initial project was as part of … Continue reading

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The Solution to VUCA in Business

By Lee Murray, current student of the University of Sydney Business School MBA program and Business Leader Postgraduate Scholarship recipient. On the 15th of May, I had the opportunity to attend an event by the Australian Financial Review’s (AFR) Boss … Continue reading

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Closing the gap – a commitment to gender equality

Our partnership with UN Women National Committee (NC) Australia has made it possible for six inspiring women to undertake the MBA through a full scholarship since we launched the collaboration in 2014. The calibre of our recipients is a true … Continue reading

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Do algorithms make better decisions?

By Professor Kai Riemer, Unit Coordinator, Managing with Technology, The University of Sydney Business School MBA program Recently, we have heard a lot about algorithms, machine learning and artificial “intelligence” (AI), and the promise these technologies hold for improving decision-making. … Continue reading

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On the case

By Myrophora Koureas, current student of the University of Sydney Business School MBA program I wanted to get an insight into management consulting as a possible career path, when I first entered my first case competition, last year. I also … Continue reading

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The Playground Matrix: a tool to help you determine the extent to which your business is strategy driven

By Professor Marc Jones, Unit Coordinator, Strategies for Growth, The University of Sydney Business School MBA program One of the key findings in a recent major study of Australian leadership was that it was common for senior leaders to not seek … Continue reading

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