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.

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

AACSB member logo.png La Trobe Business School is an accredited 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.

European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)

EFMD_vertLa 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. The La Trobe MBA is EFMD Accredited.

Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME)

PRME logoLa 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 2020 LBS PRME Report [PDF 6.87MB]

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.

Partner institutions

La Trobe Business School delivers selected business and management programs at partner institutions in Australia and overseas.

Chisholm Institute

East China Normal University

Hanoi University

Sichuan University

Singapore Institute of Management

Research Collaborations

Active local and international links exist between La Trobe Business School Research Centres and institutions and industry.

Research Centres

CR3+ Network

CR3+CR3+ is a unique partnership and international collaborative effort between four PRME Champions to exchange ideas, pedagogy, curriculum and research in the area of corporate responsibility. One of the challenges being undertaken by the CR3+ network is to investigate the complex factors interfering with navigating the path toward Corporate Responsibility, and the implications for teaching, practice and research by higher education institutions worldwide.

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)