Australia and New Zealand
MBA Directors Forum

22-23 May 2019

The Sheraton, Little Collins Street
Melbourne, Australia

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 RobinsonPresident and Chief Executive Officer, AACSBMr Patrick Mullane, Executive Director, Harvard Business School Online, Dr Tine Köhler, Senior Lecturer, University of Melbourne, Ms Carol Schwartz AMDirector, Reserve Bank of AustraliaMr 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:

“Excellent Forum – looking forward to the next one.”

“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.”

“Well-facilitated, well-promoted, food was good and a good turnout of Schools.”

“Consistently good speakers.”


To book your accommodation and to take advantage of the amazing accommodation offer of $270.00 per night at the Sheraton, Little Collins, please book through this link.

This special room rate is available for all delegates and is valid for 2 nights pre conference and 2 nights post conference so that you can stay and play a little longer in Melbourne.

Conference Registration

Delegate Rate: $2,280 (inclusive of GST)

Event Summary:
2019 Australia New Zealand MBA Directors Forum
Start Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
End Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019


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