Partnership projectsLa Trobe Business School has partnership projects with numerous institutions, industry and community groups. We also have partnerships with associations and international bodies, which have evolved through strong relationships and collaborative work.

Partner institutions

The La Trobe Business School delivers selected business and management programs at partner institutions in Australia, as well as Asia and Europe.

Our current partners are:

Industry and community engagement

Interaction with the local community is important to the La Trobe Business School. We are outward looking and support strong links with industry, schools, community groups and other stakeholders. We are continually considering new courses in conjunction with the community. This ensures our graduates develop the theoretical and practical skills required in their chosen career.

Business partners and sponsors

Active links exist between La Trobe Business School and local and regional industries and organisations.

Some of our current education and sponsorship partners include:

  • 3M
  • CPA
  • Drake
  • Oxford University Press
  • RACV
  • Rio Tinto
  • Siemens VDO Automotive
  • Westpac Banking Corporation.

Associations and memberships

La Trobe Business School has a number of relationships with international bodies to ensure that the teaching, learning and research of the School is internationalised.

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International

La Trobe Business School is a member of AACSB International. Founded in 1916, AACSB is a global association of more than 1,500 member organizations in over 90 countries and territories, with headquarters in North America, Asia Pacific, and Europe.

Asia Pacific Academy for Business in Society (APABIS)

The School is a founding member of the Asia Pacific Academy for Business in Society. Based on the successful model of the European Academy of Business in Society. APABIS seeks to bring together businesses, non-government organisations, academia and governments to work towards a sustainable future for the Asia-Pacific region. The role of business schools in APABIS is to ensure that social, cultural, environmental and economic sustainability are considered as core elements in the curriculum and research in these areas are encouraged.

Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools (AAPBS)

The School is a member of the Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools. The primary purpose of the AAPBS is to provide leadership and representation in order to advance the quality of business and management education in the Asia-Pacific Region. The Association aims to accomplish its mission by collaborating in research and teaching, and working in partnership to improve business school standards and quality.

European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)

La Trobe Business School is a member of the European Foundation for Management Development. The EFMD, based in Brussels, seeks to promote and enhance excellence in management development in both Europe and internationally.

Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME)

La Trobe Business School signed up to PRME in 2008 as one of the first 100 business schools globally to do so. In 2016, the School became the first Australian business school to join the pilot phase of the PRME Champions Group. PRME is a worldwide organisation which advocates responsible management research, education and leadership. The PRME initiative fits with the culture and values of La Trobe and provides a platform to embed responsibility and sustainability into the curriculum and values across the University.749202

Download the 2016 LBS PRME Report [PDF 2.4MB]
Download the 2013 Faculty PRME Report [PDF 3.2MB] DOC version [2.4MB].
Download the 2011 Faculty PRME Report [PDF 1.8MB] DOC version [90KB].

We welcome industry involvement in our courses, prizes and scholarship programs. For further information, please contact:

Professor Amalia Di Iorio
Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Partnerships)
College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce