School of Business Signs New MOU

The Signing of the MOUTuesday, 10 September 2013

La Trobe Business School partners with the Project Management Institute

La Trobe Business School has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Project Management Institute - Melbourne Chapter and in doing so the school will be recognised as a Bronze partner with the organisation.

‘This agreement will provide staff and students with some excellent networking opportunities to link into industry and events,’ said Associate Professor Suzanne Young, Director of Executive Education for La Trobe Business School.

An example of networking for students is the recent invitation to the ‘Graduate ICT Girls Networking and Career Planning’ evening that is been held in September.

‘The three year agreement will see both parties working on joint events, with a view in 2014 to La Trobe Business School, providing speakers for events and hosting events at our new City Campus location on Collins Street Melbourne,’ said Associate Professor Suzanne Young, Director of Executive Education for the La Trobe Business School.

The agreement will also allow an opportunity for La Trobe Business School to provide professional development for Project Management Institute members. Members will also be given a 10% discount to La Trobe Business School Master Class Series which will be held at the City Campus.

‘La Trobe Business School will be holding a number of Executive Education Master Class facilitated by leaders in the field,’ said Associate Professor Suzanne Young, Director of Executive Education for the La Trobe Business School.

Master Classes are designed to provide participants with practical outcomes that can be put into practice in their work settings. They adopt an approach that uses workshops, interaction and discussion as key learning tools.

Topics fall under three banners, Accounting and Finance, Management and Responsible Leadership.

Further information on the Master Class series can be found at:

http://www.latrobe.edu.au/business/executive-education/master-classes

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