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. 

As we all transition back to our new normal, the MBA Careers and Professional Development team will be available for regular one-on-one consultations in-person or via Zoom Monday–Wednesday each week. 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.

Accelerate Your Career Program - MBA workshop

Accelerate Your Career Program - MBA workshop

11 May 2021 12:00pm
Accelerate your professional success with this three-week interactive career development program, commencing May 2021. The program features workshops, learning exercises and networking opportunities with MBA students and alumni.
Accelerate Your Career: In Conversation with Scott Hutchinson - MBA Event

Accelerate Your Career: In Conversation with Scott Hutchinson - MBA Event

11 May 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
Scott Hutchinson, Chairman of Hutchinson Builders, is a passionate philanthropist, UQ MBA alumnus and leader of a company worth $2.6 billion. Launching the MBA Accelerate Your Career Program, industry leader Scott will share insights into his career journey and the capabilities he has developed.
MBA Employer Mixer

MBA Employer Mixer

1 June 2021 7:00am9:00am
Join a diverse range of Brisbane-based employers at this exclusive MBA Employer Mixer. Find out about the latest roles, make an impression face-to-face, and have your questions answered from company culture to salary range.
Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition - MBA event

Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition - MBA event

14 July 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Entrepreneurship is often equated with startups. But is that all entrepreneurship is? This webinar will introduce you to search funds, an entrepreneurial buyout model enabling hungry, capable, mid-career managers to buy and run an existing business with seasoned investors and mentors' capital and support.
MBA Mentoring Launch

POSTPONED: MBA Mentoring Launch

31 March 2021 7:00am9:00am
In light of Greater Brisbane's lockdown announcement on 29 March 2021, the MBA Mentoring Launch has been postponed. A new date will be set soon as our esteemed guest speaker, Pat Howard, is delighted to speak at a future MBA Mentoring event.
Thought Leadership Webinar: Navigating the trust challenges of artificial intelligence (AI)

Thought Leadership Webinar: Navigating the trust challenges of artificial intelligence (AI)

25 March 2021 5:00pm6:00pm
In partnership with KPMG, The University of Queensland (UQ) Business School presents our Thought Leadership Webinar: Navigating the trust challenges of artificial intelligence (AI) on Thursday 25 March 2021.
MBA Town Hall

MBA Town Hall

18 March 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
UQ MBA Director, Associate Professor Nicole Hartley, welcomes our MBA community to this Town Hall to receive updates on the program, ask questions and to network with your cohort.
Interactive LinkedIn Workshop - MBA online workshop

Interactive LinkedIn Workshop - MBA event

10 March 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Do you have a lacklustre LinkedIn profile, but feel uninspired to make a change? Or are you unsure how to get the most out of your profile? The MBA Careers and Professional Development Team invite our MBA community to join this workshop and discover how to market your skills more effectively utilising LinkedIn as a strategic networking tool.
2020 MBA Awards Evening

2020 MBA Awards Evening

10 December 2020 6:30pm10:30pm
Each year UQ Business School takes great pride in recognising the achievements of our graduating students. 
Webinar series - Thriving in the decade of disruption - David Gann & Mark Dodgson

Webinar series - Thriving in the decade of disruption - David Gann & Mark Dodgson

22 October 2020 5:00pm5:45pm
Join Cameron Turner, Professor David Gann and Professor Mark Dodgson as they discuss how universities can play a pivotal role in the great reset and economic response to COVID-19 recovery.
Becoming Board Ready Webinar

Becoming Board Ready Webinar

1 October 2020 5:00pm6:00pm
Is becoming a Company Director one of your professional ambitions?

Thriving in the decade of disruption

Webinar series - Thriving in the decade of disruption - Grounded Foods Co

18 September 2020 12:00pm12:45pm
Join Cameron Turner, Shaun Quade and Veronica Fil as they discuss Grounded Foods Co's innovative and entrepreneurial approach to reimagining plant based cheese.
MBA Employer Showcase

MBA Employer Showcase

10 September 2020 12:30pm1:30pm
The MBA Careers and Professional Development Team welcome our MBA Community to attend an exclusive session with Heritage Bank on Thursday 10 September 2020.
Thriving in the decade of disruption

Webinar series - Thriving in the decade of disruption - Neena Mitter

27 August 2020 12:00pm12:45pm
Join Cameron Turner UQ Business School Entrepreneur in Residence and Neena Mitter, as they discuss how Neena's research on developing clean technologies for the horticulture of tomorrow will change the future of agriculture.
MBA Purposeful Career Planning Workshop

MBA Purposeful Career Planning Workshop

19 August 2020 12:30pm3:15pm
This year has challenged most of us to rethink what we do and how we work, but have you also thought about why you do what you do? We welcome our MBA Community to join us as and consider your career pathway and identify actions to create a more purposeful future.
Thriving in the decade of disruption webinar

Webinar series - Thriving in the decade of disruption - Yasmina Sultanbawa

13 August 2020 12:00pm12:45pm
Join Cameron Turner UQ Business School Entrepreneur in Residence and Yasmina Sultanbawa, as they discuss the growth strategies entrepreneurs, corporates and investors are using to find product market fit to thrive through the Decade of Disruption.
MBA Graduation Celebration

MBA Graduation Celebration

6 August 2020 5:00pm5:45pm
We welcome our 2020 mid-year MBA graduates to join us for an online celebration. 
Thriving in the decade disruption

Webinar series - Thriving in the decade of disruption - Dr Paul Sernia

24 July 2020 12:00pm12:45pm
Join Cameron Turner UQ Business School Entrepreneur in Residence and Dr Paul Sernia, as they discuss the growth strategies entrepreneurs, corporates and investors are using to find product market fit to thrive through the Decade of Disruption.
MBA Employer Showcase

MBA Employer Showcase

23 July 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
Over two days in July, the MBA Careers and Professional Development Team welcome our MBA Community to attend exclusive sessions with actively recruiting employers. 
Thriving in the decade of disruption

Webinar series - Thriving in the decade of disruption - Terry Woodcroft

17 July 2020 12:00pm12:45pm
Join Cameron Turner UQ Business School Entrepreneur in Residence and Terry Woodcroft, as they discuss the growth strategies entrepreneurs, corporates and investors are using to find product market fit to thrive through the Decade of Disruption.
MBA Employer Showcase

MBA Employer Showcase

14 July 2020 5:30pm7:00pm
Over two days in July, the MBA Careers and Professional Development Team welcome our MBA Community to attend exclusive sessions with actively recruiting employers. 
Thriving in the decade of disruption

Webinar series - Thriving in the decade of disruption - Mike Molinari

10 July 2020 12:00pm12:45pm
Join Cameron Turner UQ Business School Entrepreneur in Residence and Mike Molinari, as they discuss the growth strategies entrepreneurs, corporates and investors are using to find product market fit to thrive through the Decade of Disruption.
Thriving in the decade of disruption

Webinar series - Thriving in the decade of disruption - Shae Quabba

26 June 2020 12:00pm12:45pm
Join Cameron Turner UQ Business School Entrepreneur in Residence and Shae Quabba, as they discuss the growth strategies entrepreneurs, corporates and investors are using to find product market fit to thrive through the Decade of Disruption.
MBA Careers Drop-in Sessions

MBA Careers Drop-in Sessions

23 June 2020 12:30pm1:30pm
These personalised careers focused drop-in sessions are an opportunity for you to talk one-on-one with our MBA Careers and Professional Development team about your career development.
Test Your Big Idea Online Program

Test Your Big Idea Online Program

22 June 2020 9:00am7 August 2020 5:00pm
UQ Business School's MBA Director, Nicole Hartley, The ‘Innovation Guy’, Tim Kastelle and Entrepreneur in Residence Cameron Turner have worked together to produce and launch a new FREE online 6 week course that will assist MBA students and alumni to test and validate business, social enterprise and startup ideas.
Webinar - Managing Mental Health in Quarantine

Webinar - Managing mental health in quarantine

17 June 2020 12:30pm1:15pm
The last couple of months have been incredibly challenging with change happening in every facet of our life, at a pace that we have never experienced before. Join us as Dr Diane Harner, Founder of CleverMinds Consulting, discusses personal mental health in the aftermath of COVID-19.
MBA Careers Drop-in Sessions

MBA Careers Drop-in Sessions

16 June 2020 12:30pm1:30pm
These personalised careers focused drop-in sessions are an opportunity for you to talk one-on-one with our MBA Careers and Professional Development team about your career development.
Thriving in the decade of disruption

Webinar series - Thriving in the decade of disruption - Paul Bertsch

12 June 2020 12:00pm12:45pm
Join Cameron Turner UQ Business School Entrepreneur in Residence and Paul Bertsch, as they discuss the growth strategies entrepreneurs, corporates and investors are using to find product market fit to thrive through the Decade of Disruption.
Thought Leadership Webinar - Can machines learn ethics? The future of artificial intelligence (AI) for business

Thought Leadership Webinar - Can machines learn ethics? The future of artificial intelligence (AI) for business

11 June 2020 4:00pm5:00pm
In partnership with KPMG, The University of Queensland (UQ) Business School exclusively invites you to attend our Thought Leadership Webinar: Can machines learn ethics? The future of artificial intelligence (AI) for business on Thursday 11 June 2020.

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