MBA Confidential Referee's Report

In connection with the application for admission into the Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Note for applicants

Applicants for admission to candidature for the MBA at La Trobe University are asked to supply references from two persons familiar with their work. Both reports should be from a person who is familiar with the applicant’s professional work, or one report should be from a person who is familiar with the applicant’s professional work and the other person familiar with the academic background and quality of the applicant. Please ask each of your professional referees to complete the Referee Report below and submit.

Information for referees

The person named below is applying for admission to the Master of Business Administration course at La Trobe University. We would be grateful for your assessment of this application. We are looking for you to confirm and describe the applicant’s current and/or previous work experience and to evaluate their strengths and weaknesses. Importantly, we would also like you to confirm the extent of the applicant’s previous and/or current managerial experience. If you are providing an academic reference, and cannot evaluate the applicant’s work experience, please comment instead on their academic qualities, strengths and weaknesses. This report is one of our admission requirements and a decision cannot be made regarding the application until we have received your report. Our policy requires us to hold the contents of all referee reports in the strictest confidence. 

Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).
Applicant's details
Study mode *
Referee's details
Referee's assessment
Please provide the following details about the applicant’s current employment. If you are not familiar with the applicant’s current employment, then please comment instead on their previous work record.
(If no longer employed at this organisation)
(In your answer, please indicate how much managerial responsibility the applicant currently has)
Applicant's skills (please rate)
Writing *
Oral presentation skills *
Leading groups *
Working in groups *
Motivating others *
Time management *
Planning and organising *
Numeracy *
Problem solving *
Handling criticism
Interpersonal skills *
I declare that to the best of my knowledge the information provided in support of the candidate's application is true and correct. *