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.
Test Your Big Idea

Test Your Big Idea - MBA Program | ONLINE

3 October 2022 12:00am11 November 2022 11:45pm
Join this free 6-week online course to work with coaches to test an existing idea or develop a new one! Participate in a blended program of self-directed content, online engagement sessions and a final pitch event.
KBR presents, Lessons in strengthening your organisational sustainability from corporate America

Lessons in strengthening your organisational sustainability from corporate America, presented by KBR

4 October 2022 12:00pm2:00pm
Join New York Times bestselling author Dr Bruce Piasecki to hear how sustainability pressures organisations to rethink how they operate and thrive by balancing growing economic, social and environmental demands.
MBA Capstone Info Evening

MBA Capstone Information Evening

20 October 2022 5:00pm8:00pm
If you have completed 8 or more courses by the end of Summer Semester, then you are eligible to complete your capstone course in 2023. We invite you to attend a Q&A session to help with your decision making.
Service Innovation Alliance Roundtable Summit

Service Innovation Alliance Roundtable Summit

9 November 2022 8:30am11:30am
The annual Service Innovation Alliance Roundtable Summit will explore "Digital Service Transformation: Future Trends and Opportunities". Hear from two international keynote speakers, Professor Tor Andreassen and Professor Paul Magilo, before breaking into tables for brainstorming and discussion, where attendees will draft a white paper.
2022 MBA Awards Evening

2022 MBA Awards Evening

9 December 2022 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.
KPMG Breakfast

UQ MBA KPMG Breakfast

29 September 2022 7:00am
Meet and network with KPMG Strategy partners and professionals at an exclusive breakfast for 20 UQ MBA students and alumni.
Thought Leadership Webinar: Building Business Resilience

Thought Leadership Series: Building Business Resilience

28 September 2022 5:30pm7:30pm
The University of Queensland (UQ) Business School invites you to our Thought Leadership Series in partnership with KPMG, Building Business Resilience, on Wednesday 28 September 2022. 
UQ MBA Alumni Reunion

UQ MBA Alumni Reunion

15 September 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
Reconnect with alumni of the UQ MBA program, the school and staff at the 2022 UQ MBA Alumni Reunion on Thursday 15 September.
Mindful leadership: The secret ingredient for building psychological safety in teams

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

6 September 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.
MBA Employer Mixer

MBA Employer Mixer

26 August 2022 7:00am9:00am
Looking to learn more about available opportunities? This event will allow you to explore opportunities and network with multiple companies whilst catching up with your MBA community.
Accelerate Your Career Program

Accelerate Your Career Program - MBA Workshop | ONLINE

3 August 2022 12:00am26 August 2022 11:45pm
Ready to accelerate your professional success with just six hours of work over four weeks? Join this self-paced interactive career development program, commencing August 2022. The program features workshops, learning exercises and networking opportunities with MBA students and alumni.
Career Transition Panel

Career Transition Panel - MBA Webinar | ONLINE

2 August 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Changing careers can be a big leap for many, from creating a new professional identity to understanding a different industry and discovering a new network.
Global Leadership Series: Brisbane's Olympic decade

Global Leadership Series: Brisbane's Olympic decade

28 July 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
Our next Global Leadership Series event offers a wide-ranging look at the fascinating research already underway at UQ surrounding the Olympic movement, from rehabilitation science and supporting para-sport champions to how Brisbane itself will change as a city.
MBA Graduation Celebration

MBA Graduation Celebration

21 July 2022 5:30pm7:00pm
To celebrate your success and to welcome you into our MBA alumni community, we invite you to join our MBA Graduation Celebration.
Three people networking at UQ Business School

UQ MBA & AICD Networking Evening

12 July 2022 5:15pm
Networking event for alumni of the UQ MBA program and graduates of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)
MBA July Orientation

MBA July Orientation

9 July 2022 8:00am4:30pm
We invite our incoming MBA students to join the July Orientation on Saturday 9 July 2022 from 8am–4.30pm AEST.
Employee Share Options Scheme (ESOPs) 101

Employee Share Options Scheme (ESOPs) 101 - MBA Webinar | ONLINE

6 July 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Hear from industry experts to learn about Employee Share Options/Ownership Plans (ESOPs) and how they can affect your future in start-ups.

Negotiating Your Salary - MBA Webinar | ONLINE

23 June 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Salary negotiation can be tricky. Our panel of experts will help you learn the skills required to negotiate from a position of strength and reinvest in your career.

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.
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.
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.

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