Business Deans Council, CPA Australia To Reward Collaboration



The Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) has joined CPA Australia and the Business/Higher Education Round Table to create a 2016 Award for Outstanding Achievement in Business Education Collaboration.

Business, industry and university partners are encouraged to apply for the award, which showcases the value of partnerships that enhance business education outcomes.

Collaborative partnerships, at the undergraduate or postgraduate level, must involve one or more tertiary education institutions; one or more industry partners; and/or international partners with at least one Australian entity involved in the project.

Collaborations deemed worthy of an award must be highly innovative and are based on the foundation of a strong relationship between partners.

  1. Innovation
  2. The Strength of the Relationship
  3. Benefits Arising (E.G. outreach inclusion, wider outcomes achieved, cultural impact).

Applications close on September 6. Winners will be announced at the B/HERT Awards Dinner in Melbourne on November 15.

Ben Ready
Ben Ready founded MBA News in 2014 and is the Managing Editor. He is a former business and finance journalist with Australian Associated Press (AAP) and Dow Jones Newswires in London. Ben completed his MBA in 2012 and was awarded the QUT GMAA Entrepreneurship Prize. He is also the founder and Managing Director of RGC Media & Mktng (