La Trobe Business School has partnerships with numerous institutions, industry and community groups. We also have partnerships with associations and international bodies, which have evolved through strong relationships and collaborations.

Partner institutions

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

Current partnership institutions

  • Chisholm Institute (Dandenong)
  • East China Normal University (ECNU)
  • Hanoi University (Vietnam)
  • Sichuan University (China)
  • Singapore Institute of Management (Singapore)

Business partners

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

Recent education and sponsorship partners

Some of our recent education and sponsorship partners have included:

  • AGL Energy
  • CPA
  • Deloitte
  • Moreland City Council
  • Sport Aus
  • VicHealth
  • VicRoads.

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 Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (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.

Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools (AAPBS)

The School is a member of the Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools (AAPBS). 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 (EFMD). 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 2013, 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.

Download the 2018 LBS PRME Report [PDF 14.8MB]

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