Getting down to business

What is Getting down to business?

Getting down to business introduces Year 9 to 11 Indigenous students to the world of business. The La Trobe Business School hosts an orientation with an opportunity for a behind the scenes tour of selected businesses.

Business by Degrees - day in the life of a La Trobe University business student

This session gives you an overview of:

  • studying business at university
  • working with your cultural conceptions and perspectives on business
  • the many opportunities for learning about business, and developing career pathways.

During the day, you will:

  • experience a day in the life of a university student, exploring your local La Trobe University campus.
  • meet La Trobe business academics, and first year coordinators, careers advisers and members of the Indigenous Unit.
  • participate in workshops on hospitality, tourism, sport management and marketing hosted by academics from the La Trobe Business School.

When and where

  • Melbourne Campus - 11 September 2015
  • Bendigo Campus - 4 September 2015
  • Shepparton Campus - 14 September 2015

Doing Business – a day in the life of a business

During this business-orientated excursion you will:

  • experience the world of business within your local CBD, and reflect on the stories of successful entrepreneurs.
  • go behind the scenes of selected local businesses to understand how businesses operate.
  • engage with business professionals from a variety of roles within organisations to learn about the fundamentals of running a successful business.

When and where

  • Melbourne Campus - Term 4 TBC
  • Bendigo Campus - Term 4 TBC
  • Shepparton Campus - Term 4 TBC


For more information contact Project Coordinator Hayley Millar.