MBA Expo coming to Hobart

140331 MBa and postgrad expo logoBudding MBAs from the Apple Isle will be able to get a taste of the opportunities available from the country’s top business schools when the MBA and Postgrad Studies Expo visits Hobart this weekend.

The Expo will be held from 10am-5pm this Saturday (April 5) at the Hotel Grand Chancellor. Entry is free.

Visitors will also be able to listen in to two great presentations:

11.30am  What can an MBA do for you? – Sue Hickey, Alderman Hobart City Council, UTas Alumni
Undertaking an MBA is a considered decision given the commitment required and the inevitable juggling of life that ensues.  Hear first-hand how one University of Tasmania alumni realised her ambitions and amassed unforseen dividends along the way.  Sue will provide insights into the opportunities, challenges and rewards of this investment and leave you with some key guidelines as you consider your own course of study.

1.30pm  Deakin – Worldly and World-Class – MBA Director, Dr Colin Higgins
Deakin University is a world leader in distance, off campus education. Its MBA was awarded a QS 5 Star Rating for Excellence in 2013, and EPAS accreditation by the European-based EFMD in 2014 – both external ratings of its reputation as not only worldly, but world-class in a broad range of areas. Deakin’s MBA is cutting edge: outstanding on-campus and online facilities, solid industry links, and multiple study options (online, residential, experiential, intensive, and on-campus). It is internationally renowned for its research and teaching.

Exhibitors include:

  • Australian Maritime College
  • Deakin University-Faculty of Business and Law
  • Deakin University-Faculty of Health
  • Deakin University
  • Defence Force Recruiting
  • Melbourne Business School
  • Monash University
  • Monash University-Faculty of Business and Economics
  • Scholarship Opportunity: Orientation and Mobility: Royal Guide Dogs Tas
  • Tasmanian School of Business and Economics University of New England
  • University of Tasmania

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 (