1 Business School Is playing it safe risky business? As a leader do you question the world around you? In an era led by innovation, your curious instincts are what will put you ahead. That's why The University of Queensland (UQ) MBA. challenges you to be more inquisitive in your everyday. Should a distinguished university encourage disruptive students? Ranked as Australia's Master of Business Administration (MBA) program*, the UQ MBA equips ambitious professionals for the transition to become courageous leaders. Our program will help you embrace disruption and prepare for technologies that have not been invented, to solve problems that do not yet exist. You will be armed with leading research, along with a dynamic skillset to overcome any obstacle in a world where change is exponential. *The Economist 2017 MBA Ranking The UQ MBA challenged the way I thought about problems and pushed me out of my comfort zone, including how I approach global issues.
2 The program enabled me to go beyond what I thought I was capable of.. Melanie Stojanovic UQ MBA (2016). Executive Small and New Business, WorkCover Queensland 2. The UQ MBA Difference Why does quality surpass quantity? At UQ Business School, we champion an industry -driven approach, where lessons are powered by internationally-renowned academic staff and leading experts who consult for global companies. This connection to industry keeps the learning fresh and relevant, supporting you to be the best in business. Whether you want to start your own business or lead transformation within your organisation, you will learn how to apply innovation principles and leadership skills to business challenges. 3. Career Outcomes Will a strong Post-UQ MBA average salary (2017). support system strengthen $170,000. your career? Whether your goal is to accelerate your career, switch industries or start your own business, the UQ MBA Career Resource Centre is here to help.
3 The team will support your career aspirations to move forward in a globally competitive market. industry Specialist UQ MBA Career Consultants will Destinations work with you one-on-one to strategically position you for success. You will not only strengthen your personal net worth, but also make yourself more valuable to future employers. 77%. %. Consulting 19. Hospitality Non profit Technology Government of graduates change Retail Other jobs or industries Consumer packaged goods after the program. Financial . Real estate services . 4. industry Projects The problem that we gave to the students was, How do we scale our business?'. We needed some options to scale our impact faster than our current organic growth. We are really excited to put the recommendations they presented into practice and we are going to be very busy making this happen.. Danielle Duell - UQ MBA industry Partner CEO and Founder, People With Purpose Will industry projects help transform industry ?
4 Build your practical management skills beyond The industry experiences offered through the the classroom with industry -based learning UQ MBA program will help equip you with projects. You will have the opportunity to the top skills employers are looking for by 2020*: apply your knowledge and leadership skills 1. Complex problem solving while working with an unmatched set of industry 2. Critical thinking partners to solve complex business problems. Students may also be offered the opportunity 3. Creativity to apply to the UQ-Fudan University consulting 4. People management program, where you will complete a market- 5. Coordinating with others entry project for a company looking to expand * Future of Jobs Report, World Economic Forum into China. 5. The Cohort Effect'. Shouldn't great minds think unalike? What puts the UQ MBA in a league of its own is the people. Affectionately known as The Cohort Effect', students are drawn to the UQ MBA for the diversity of thinking.
5 The variety of student backgrounds makes for engaging and often entertaining classroom debates. As you get to know your peers, you'll build lifelong friendships and professional relationships to support you throughout your career. To be a part of a challenging, yet collaborative ecosystem, A relentless drive to question everything comprised of such diverse and will lead you down new paths and ignite brilliant people, was a clear disruptive thinking. Coupled with guidance highlight for me. I graduated with from highly-regarded academics, you'll be the capabilities and professional challenged beyond your comfort zone to networks that not only supported guarantee your future success. my career, but also kick-started The support UQ Business School provides some innovative ventures with extends beyond study and continues with fellow students.. a suite of MBA networking events to help you Andrew Talbot UQ MBA (2017).
6 Build industry connections. Whether it's our Manager, PwC Australia MBA industry Breakfasts, Careers Weeks or Thought Leadership Series, you'll have the opportunity to connect with over 3500. MBA students and alumni. International Opportunities Will going abroad bring your destination closer? You're welcome to take your learnings across the globe with UQ Business School's short-term international opportunities. Spending two to five weeks at one of our partner institutions will broaden your knowledge, enrich your MBA experience and allow you to gain credit towards your degree. You'll build global networks while developing an understanding of foreign markets and different cultures. USA Denmark Finland UK. Harvard Summer Copenhagen Aalto University ESSAM by School Business School of Business University School (CBS) The Digital Business of Glasgow International Master Class Summer University Program *As approved by UQ Business School 7.
7 Social Impact Does your job Today's businesses place greater importance on their responsibility to society and are looking reflect your values? to generate ethical and sustainable profits. In response, the Social Economic Engagement Program was developed primarily for our MBA. students. This program offers you the chance to apply classroom knowledge while exploring challenges facing the not-for-profit sector. Working to solve real social problems will empower you to find your purpose in a business context. 8. MBA Program Details Should flexibility be non-negotiable? The UQ MBA program will test your initiative, Accelerated inspire your resourcefulness and challenge your You can complete your MBA in just one year creativity, all while demanding your intellectual full-time. Classes are taught in intensive and emotional intelligence. The program structure, blocks between early January and November.
8 Paired with three different study options, International students are only able to partake helps balance life and work commitments. in the accelerated option. Streamlined The program can be finished in two years to fit alongside your work commitments and is structured to include some evening classes, weekend classes and even one-week intensive mode offerings. Flexible To complete your MBA alongside work or personal commitments, you can flexibly structure the program to suit your needs by taking evening, weekend or one-week intensive classes. You have up to seven years to complete the MBA program. As a new mum, I would say my ambitions have heightened since having a baby. The UQ MBA has flexible timetables, allowing you to choose when you do particular courses, with the ability to do them part-time or on weekends. The program definitely supports studying parents.. Zoe Black UQ MBA (2011).
9 CEO and Co-Founder, Happy Paws Happy Hearts Foundation Course Structure Strategic Information Human Innovation Technology Operations Resources Leadership for Business Design Management Value Management Frameworks Choice of one Capstone Project Integrated Strategic Analysis leading Accounting & Financial Marketing Business People & Business Management Management Economics Teams Analysis 10. Business School Admission Applicants for the UQ MBA program must have four years of full-time work experience post-graduation, including at least two of the four years in a dedicated management role as well as a: Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a GPA. of at least on a 7-point scale. O. r a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from UQ or equivalent with a GPA of at least on a 7-point scale. I nternational applicants must complete the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT).
10 With a minimum score of 550 and achieve at least overall in the IELTS test (or equivalent test).*. Applicants without a completed degree can apply on the basis of significant work and management experience.*. * Please visit the website for full details.