We invite our incoming MBA students to join the February Orientation on Saturday 10 February 2024 from 8am–4:00pm.

The day will offer opportunities to meet members of your cohort and the Business School's supportive team.

Program               Speaker               Enrol               MBA Socials




8:00 – 8:45

Coffee & Tea on arrival

Registration including professional photos

8:45 – 9:45

Deputy Directors Welcome

9:45 – 10:15

Morning Tea

10:15 – 11:00

Personal Productivity Tools for the Prepared MBA

11:00 – 11:45

Admissions Teams – Tips & Tricks

11:45 – 12:15

Student Clubs Meet and Greet

12:15 – 13:15


13:15 – 14:00

Career and Professional Development Session

14:00 – 15:00

Alumni Panel Q&A: Debunking MBA Myths

15:00 – 15:45

Orientation Welcome Drinks

About Our Speaker

Micheal Axelsen

Senior Lecturer
UQ Business School

Michael AxelsenMicheal holds the position of Senior Lecturer (Business Information Systems) in the UQ Business School, University of Queensland (UQ), and acts in the role of Deputy Director Teaching & Learning (Commerce Suite of Programs) for the UQ Business School.

Micheal is an experienced IS professional and accountant (FCPA of CPA Australia) with fifteen years’ experience in the area of IS consulting. This experience and career includes the evaluation of IS projects, IS audit and IT management and governance. Micheal’s published research is in the areas of the use of intelligent decision aids, Information Systems (IS) audit, and Information Technology (IT) governance. Prior to receiving his PhD, Micheal chaired the IT & Management Centre of Excellence for CPA Australia. Professionally, Micheal is a Fellow of CPA Australia and a member of the Australian Computer Society, ISACA, the Association for Information Systems, and the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand.

Micheal has more than 15 years industry experience as a Director in an IS consulting practice with public, private, and community sector organizations as clients. He has significant experience in facilitating development programs, and currently teaches into the UQ Master of Business Administration program, the Master of Business, the Master of Business Analytics, and the Master of Commerce program at UQ. Micheal’s professional experience as an accountant, as a Director in the area of IS Consulting, and IS research expertise provides a strong foundation for delivering engaging educational programs and business-relevant research at the UQ Business School.

At this event, Micheal will be sharing his thoughts on personal productivity tools for the prepared MBA.


Before classes begin, please enrol into courses via mySI-net.

To assist you with this, please download the MBA timetable available through the MBA Orientation Invite email. This timetable contains the following information:

  1. Important enrolment information
  2. MBA course list
  3. Master timetable for 2024
  4. Full-time 12 month (ACCEL) study plans
  5. Timetable list view
  6. Useful links and info

For tips and instructional videos to help you enrol and navigate your timetable, visit Starting at UQ - Enrol.

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About MBA Events

Our MBA events compliment the learning experience within the MBA program providing our students with access to employability events, guest speakers, industry events and networking opportunities.