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. 

The MBA Careers and Professional Development Team provide customised career solutions that match the individual circumstances of our current MBA students and alumni. Our Career Consultants work with you to further understand career aspirations, and how to assist with your career strategy. Please email mbacareers@business.uq.edu.au to book an appointment.

For prospective student events please see our MBA Information Events.

Watch our previous webinar recordings.

Career Appointments - 01 June - 30 December

MBA Career Appointments

1 June 2022 9:00am30 December 2022 5:00pm
Want to improve your job application skills? Book an appointment with our MBA Career and Professional Development team to strengthen your networking skills, job search processes, check your resume and cover letter, and practice interviewing.
MBA: building and launching your personal brand

Building and Launching Your Personal Brand - MBA Webinar | ONLINE

9 June 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Your personal brand is key to make you stand out in a competitive job market. In this workshop, you will learn the skills from a branding expert to build and launch your personal brand.
Negotiating Your Salary - MBA Webinar

Negotiating Your Salary - MBA Webinar | ONLINE

23 June 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Changing careers can be a big leap for many, a new professional identity and an adventure into new networks and learnings. Learn from our experienced panel how to craft a new path and reinvent your career, whether that is as an entrepreneur, consultant or in a new industry.
Interested in being an entrepreneur? Boom or bust!

Interested in being an entrepreneur? Boom or bust!

24 May 2022 5:45pm8:00pm
Have you been thinking about starting a business or wanting to monetise a passion project?

We have the perfect event for you.
MBA Capstone Info Evening

MBA Capstone Information Evening

19 May 2022 5:30pm7:30pm
If you have completed 8 or more subjects, you may be eligible to complete your MBA Capstone in 2022. We invite you to attend a Q&A session to help with your decision making.
Cracking business cases - MBA workshop | ONLINE

Cracking business cases - MBA workshop | ONLINE

17 May 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Want to learn about what consulting firms look for in resumes/cover letters, and how to prepare for the different parts of a consulting interview? Join MBA alumna Bianca Goebel (Ex Consultant for BCG) for a Consulting Interviews 101 webinar, covering: behavioural questions, psychometric and online testing, and the all-important live case cracking session!
Transforming the future: Building trustworthy and ethical organisations

Transforming the future: Building trustworthy and ethical organisations

11 May 2022 7:30am2:00pm
Join us for the third annual Trust, Ethics and Governance Alliance (TEGA) Summit. Hear from our world-class researchers and experienced industry leaders who will share cutting-edge insights through interactive panel discussions and practical research presentations.
MBA Consulting Employer Showcase

MBA Consulting Employer Showcase | ONLINE

28 April 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Looking to immerse yourself in the consulting world and learn more about what opportunities are available in the market?
Following the in-person event on 6 April, we also invite you to attend the online showcase to learn more about additional employers. Find out about the latest roles, make an impression, and have your questions answered from company culture to salary range.
Mindful leadership: The secret ingredient for building psychological safety in teams

Mindful leadership: The secret ingredient for building psychological safety in teams

22 April 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
COVID-19 has heralded in a time of tremendous uncertainty. As a result, workers have been experiencing acute levels of anxiety and stress. Chronic stress has a broadly negative impact on employee well-being and performance and is known to provoke conflict and fragmentation in physically distanced teams.
Becoming Board Ready

Becoming Board Ready

20 April 2022 5:30pm8:00pm
Is becoming a Company Director one of your professional ambitions? With increasingly complex challenges and demands for greater transparency, it’s important to start preparing for your first board role now. Join our expert panel of UQ alumni to learn how leaders aspiring to board roles can position themselves for success and get board-ready.
MBA Consulting Employer Mixer

MBA Consulting Employer Mixer

6 April 2022 7:00am9:00am
Looking to immerse yourself in the consulting world and learn more about what opportunities are available in the market? The event will allow you to explore opportunities and network with multiple consultancies whilst catching up with your MBA community.
Rodney Wylie Fellowship Lecture (Brisbane)

POSTPONED: Rodney Wylie Fellowship Lecture (Brisbane)

31 March 2022 5:30pm8:00pm
This popular lecture series returns featuring 2022 Rodney Wylie Eminent Visiting Fellow, Ms Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz, CEO and Managing Director of Mirvac Group. Susan's keynote address will explore the topic of 'Modern leadership: building a high-performance organisational culture.'
Rodney Wylie Fellowship Lecture (Melbourne)

Rodney Wylie Fellowship Lecture (Melbourne)

29 March 2022 5:30pm8:00pm
This popular lecture series returns featuring 2022 Rodney Wylie Eminent Visiting Fellow, Ms Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz, CEO and Managing Director of Mirvac Group. Susan's keynote address will explore the topic of 'Modern leadership: building a high-performance organisational culture.'
Rodney Wylie Fellowship Lecture (Sydney)

Rodney Wylie Fellowship Lecture (Sydney)

22 March 2022 5:30pm8:00pm
This popular lecture series returns featuring 2022 Rodney Wylie Eminent Visiting Fellow, Ms Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz, CEO and Managing Director of Mirvac Group. Susan's keynote address will explore the topic of 'Modern leadership: building a high-performance organisational culture.'
MBA Accelerate Your Career Program

Accelerate Your Career Program - MBA Workshop | ONLINE

1 March 2022 12:00am22 March 2022 11:45pm
Ready to accelerate your professional success with just six hours of work over three weeks? Join this self-paced interactive career development program, commencing March 2022. The program features workshops, learning exercises and networking opportunities with MBA students and alumni.
Scandal: The erosion and rebuilding of trust in nonprofits

Scandal: The erosion and rebuilding of trust in nonprofits

24 February 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Globally, there is a mounting belief that the public are losing trust in nonprofits. Highly publicised charity scandals are assumed to have damaged public confidence in charities. What can nonprofits do to protect themselves from the contagion of scandal, and how can they respond appropriately when bad press threatens the livelihoods of their organisations?
Design Thinking Your Next Career Move with Odyssey Plans - MBA Workshop

Design thinking your next career move with Odyssey Plans - MBA Workshop | ONLINE

24 February 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Ready to apply design thinking to craft your career path? Based on the work by Stanford Professors Bill Burnett and Dave Evans, this Odyssey Planning workshop has been designed to walk our MBA students and alumni through the concepts to plan and prototype possible career pathways.
MBA Orientation (part-time)

MBA Orientation (part-time)

12 February 2022 8:00am5:00pm
We invite our incoming, part-time MBA students to join the Orientation on Saturday 12 February 2022.
2021 MBA Awards Evening

2021 MBA Awards Evening

10 December 2021 6:30pm10:30pm
Each year UQ Business School takes great pride in recognising the achievements of our graduating students. Awards will be presented to graduates who have demonstrated outstanding achievements across the areas of leadership, community service, accounting and finance, as well as academic results.
MBA Mentoring Program: In conversation with Pat Howard

MBA event - Leading Change: In conversation with CEO and rugby legend Pat Howard

25 November 2021 5:30pm
Join this exclusive UQ MBA event where Pat Howard – MBA alumni, CEO of MSL Solutions, former Wallaby, and General Manager of Team Performance at Cricket Australia and Rugby Australia – will draw on his leadership, digital effectiveness and collaborative mindset skills to share his insights on how businesses can build resilience and future-proof themselves in these unprecedented times.
AI pic - Algorithmic decision-making and system destructiveness

Algorithmic decision-making and system destructiveness: A case of automatic debt recovery

25 November 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Governments are increasingly relying on algorithmic decision-making (ADM) to deliver public services. In this Trust, Ethics and Governance Alliance Seminar Series webinar, socio-technical change expert Tapani Rinta-Kahila will lead a discussion around correctly identifying and preventing technologies’ negative effects on individuals and organisations.
PPS Business anthropology breakfast event

Business anthropology: Rethinking risk and financial markets

17 November 2021 7:30am9:00am
For over a century, anthropologists have immersed themselves in unfamiliar cultures, uncovering the hidden rituals that govern how people act. Now, in an age when the business world is dominated by technology and the finance sector adapts to the multiple challenges of climate change, COVID-19, and digital innovation, we present a radically different approach for responding to the risks and opportunities that bring such changes while creating strategies for business success with “anthro-vision”.
Re-imagining the Research Process: Book Launch, Panel and Discussion

Re-imagining the Research Process: Book Launch, Panel and Discussion

12 November 2021 4:00pm7:00pm
The University of Queensland's Practice and Process Studies research hub is pleased to celebrate the launch of Professor Jorgen Sandberg and Professor Mats Alvesson’s book, Re-imagining the Research Process: Conventional and Alternative Metaphors.
Future of health

Disrupters to the future of healthcare in Queensland

12 November 2021 7:00am9:00am
As ongoing pandemic impacts and increasing healthcare needs present challenges and opportunities for private and public health, industry and policy, what does the future of health look like? 
MBA Information Session

MBA Information Webinar

3 November 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Discover how our MBA develops global leaders of the future, insights into life as an MBA student, and everything you need to know about applying.

MBA Employer Showcase: McKinsey & Company

26 October 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
In this exclusive webinar, one of the top three most prestigious strategy consulting firms in the world, McKinsey & Company, will divulge insider intel about how the company combines global expertise and local insight to help turn its clients’ goals into reality. Attendees will also discover more about the current opportunities, teams, recruitment process, and thriving culture at McKinsey & Company.
MBA Information Session

MBA Information Evening

14 October 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
Discover how our MBA develops global leaders of the future, insights into life as an MBA student, and everything you need to know about applying.
MBA Professional Development Morning

MBA Professional Development Morning

12 October 2021 7:00am12:00pm
Subconscious habits of thought determine our automatic responses to situations, people, and environments. But what if we could learn to control our subconscious and, in turn, work towards finding purpose in our career and ensuring our success. Join us as we take a deep dive into neuroscience with Dr Diane Harner and learn reflective exercises to become clearer about our purpose, values and goals with Danielle Duell.

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