About LBS

Welcome to La Trobe Business School.

Our mission is to be a community of students, academics, and professionals committed to enhancing business learning through education and research, which is innovative, responsible, and engaged.

Our Business School is committed to excellence in business education and research in order to make a difference to our students and other stakeholders. We do this through innovation, strong engagement with all our business and other stakeholders and an emphasis on responsible management practice. We're proud that our commitment to excellence has been recognised through accreditation by AACSB International (AACSB) – the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide (read more).

With around 140 academic and professional staff, including an outstanding professoriate, LBS offers a dynamic learning-focused environment that nurtures the development of our students to their full potential as well as fostering excellence in interdisciplinary research and teaching. We are innovative in our approach to education, in terms of both subject content and delivery across our various campuses, supported by the appropriate use of technology. Our teaching is based on research that focuses on current and emerging issues of international importance and we provide other enrichment opportunities such as international study tours and a study abroad program that is well supported.

La Trobe Business School prepares students for exciting and challenging careers in fields including accounting, finance, marketing, management, sport management, leadership and human resource management, innovation and entrepreneurship, business information systems, event management, tourism management and hospitality. Our MBA program is accredited by EPAS and has strong national and international rankings, and we provide rigorous research training at the Masters and Doctoral levels. Our teaching and research emphasises the need for sustainable economic value for organisations with a social and environmental responsibility that emphasises the importance of both individual and societal wellbeing.

Professor Jane Hamilton
Dean and Head of La Trobe Business School