Australia and New Zealand
MBA Directors Forum
22-23 May 2019
The Sheraton, Little Collins Street
All over the world, MBA, Masters and graduate management education is under the spotlight.
Relevancy of program content; online versus blended versus face to face learning models; specialisations versus traditional studies; the rise of experiential learning; entrepreneurship vs intrapreneurship; exponential advancements in technology and a highly competitive global employment market are the forces impacting the challenges and the opportunities facing Business School Deans, MBA Directors, Program Directors, students, policy makers, industry and business leaders alike.
2019 Keynote Speakers
Mr Paul Higgins, Futurist, Strategist and Chair of the Future Business Councils Education Committee; Ms Rebecca Loades, Director UK – Graduate Management Admissions Council; Mr Tom Robinson, President and Chief Executive Officer, AACSB, Mr Patrick Mullane, Executive Director, Harvard Business School Online, Dr Tine Köhler, Senior Lecturer, University of Melbourne, Ms Carol Schwartz AM, Director, Reserve Bank of Australia, Mr Ephraim Patrick, Partner at Mercer and guest lecturer at UTS and Monash Business School, Ms Katy Montgomery, Associate Dean, Degree Programmes INSEAD.
What Other Attendees Are Saying
All respondents rated the overall program and venue very highly. Some comments from previous MBA Directors Forums were:
“I loved the interactive workshops with colleagues, some of whom are at the top of their game.”
“Very good organisation by the team.”
“I loved the ‘I have a problem – you solve it’ session.”
“Consistently good speakers.”