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.

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 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.
Doing Consumption Differently: Theorising Consumer Culture V

Doing Consumption Differently: Theorising Consumer Culture V

11 November 2021 11:00pm12 November 2021 2:30am
We welcome you to a joint event between The University of Queensland Business School and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile: Doing Consumption Differently: Theorising Consumer Culture V on 11 and 12 November 2021. Participants will be encouraged to develop new approaches to understanding consumption in developing/emergent economies.
Doing Consumption Differently: Theorising Consumer Culture V

Doing Consumption Differently: Theorising Consumer Culture V

12 November 2021 11:00pm13 November 2021 2:30am
We welcome you to a joint event between The University of Queensland Business School and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile: Doing Consumption Differently: Theorising Consumer Culture V on 11 and 12 November 2021. Participants will be encouraged to develop new approaches to understanding consumption in developing/emergent economies.
MBA Mentoring Program: In conversation with Pat Howard

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

25 November 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
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.
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.
Risky Business: Harnessing culture to combat corporate crime

Risky Business: Harnessing culture to combat corporate crime

7 October 2021 4:00pm5:00pm
Join speakers from industry, academia, government, and civil society as they debate the challenges and opportunities of bribery prevention in Australia and discuss the role of organisational culture in preventing crime and promoting responsible business conduct.
Thought Leadership Series: Planting the seed – strategies reshaping business success within ecological limits

Thought Leadership Webinar: Planting the seed – strategies reshaping business success within ecological limits

1 October 2021 5:00pm
In partnership with KPMG, The University of Queensland (UQ) Business School presents our Thought Leadership Webinar: Planting the seed – strategies reshaping business success within ecological limits on Thursday 9 September 2021.
MBA Employer Mixer

MBA Employer Mixer

23 September 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.
Tokyo Olympics Debrief: Lessons on integrity in sport

Tokyo Olympics Debrief: Lessons on integrity in sport

15 September 2021 2:00pm3:00pm
With the success of last year's inaugural event, the Trust, Ethics and Governance Alliance (TEGA) will be hosting its second annual summit – this time as a two-part webinar series! With Brisbane the official host for the 2032 Olympics and Paralympics, and 2021 being an unusual Olympic and Paralympic year, Webinar 1 invites world-class researchers and experienced industry leaders to undertake a timely discussion based on integrity in sport and draw broader insights for business leaders.
Careers in Venture Capital Fireside Chat - MBA Webinar

Careers in Venture Capital Fireside Chat - MBA Webinar

1 September 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
The MBA Careers and Professional Development Team welcomes our MBA community to an online fireside chat on Careers in Venture Capital. 
Conquering career transition: A guide to landing your dream job - MBA Webinar

Conquering career transition: A guide to landing your dream job - MBA Webinar

18 August 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Whether you are looking at moving to a new role, a new company, or making a complete career change, join this webinar where our panel of MBA alumni, who have all conquered the transition, will help you explore what it takes to bridge the gap and find the best pathway for your next move.
MBA Graduation Celebration

MBA Graduation Celebration

27 July 2021 5:30pm7:00pm
To celebrate your success and to welcome you into our MBA alumni community, we invite you to join our rescheduled MBA Graduation Celebration now being held on Tuesday 27 July 2021.
Understanding ESG and its importance for your business

Building your evergreen corporate strategy: Why ESG is critical to your business success

15 July 2021 7:30am9:00am
The focus on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) is reaching new heights, prompted by unprecedented levels of regulatory and investor interest. Join us as our world-class researchers and prominent industry leaders to discuss the complex issues around ESG and its importance for business
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 July Orientation

MBA Orientation

10 July 2021 8:00am3:00pm
We invite our incoming UQ MBA students to join the Orientation on Saturday 10 July 2021 from 8am–3pm.
Thought Leadership Series: Realising value from data – what does real ROI look like and how to ensure success and mitigate loss

Thought Leadership Series: Extracting value from data – how to ensure ROI success and mitigate loss

9 June 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
In partnership with KPMG, The University of Queensland (UQ) Business School presents our Thought Leadership Series: Extracting value from data – how to ensure ROI success and mitigate loss on Wednesday 9 June 2021.
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.
Accelerate Your Career: In Conversation with Scott Hutchinson - MBA Event

Accelerate Your Career: In Conversation with alumnus 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.
Accelerate Your Career Program - MBA workshop

MBA Accelerate Your Career Program

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.
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.

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