Information for all Students:

Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Meet the Entrepreneur – State of Play

Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

What are the myths and realities about the VC industry in Australia, how does it compare to the rest of the world, and does the quality of entrepreneurship and innovation in Australia “stack up”?
For further information please contact CIE on (02) 9385 9730


The Marketing in Asia Speaker Series

The Marketing in Asia Speaker Series is a forum where academic experts and industry leaders can meet and exchange ideas on the most pressing and exciting marketing issues in the Asia-Pacific region.

On Wednesday, November 23nd, the School of Marketing of UNSW presents for the Marketing in Asia Speaker Series, Achal Agarwal, President of North Asia Region for Kimberly-Clark’s consumer business in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and Japan.

Achal will be discussing “Building Brands in China” and provide insights on how Chinese consumers are evolving and the need for marketers to adapt their strategies to these changes.

Speaker: Achal Agarwal, President of North Asia Region for Kimberly-Clark’s consumer business in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and Japan

Date: Wednesday , 23rd of November 2011

Time : 12pm – 1:30 pm (refreshments and light snacks will be provided)

Location : 6th floor, ASB Lounge, UNSW Kensington Campus

Title : “Building Brands in China”


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M: 04 26 25 2712

**Seats are limited.

Australian School of Business – Annual Alumni cocktail event

Each November alumni and Sydney’s business elite gather for an evening of fine food and networking at the Annual Alumni Cocktail Event.

This year’s guest speaker is Ann Sherry, AO is one of Australia’s most respected business leaders. She is also a member of the Australian School of Business Advisory Council.

Ann has had an extensive career in banking and is now successfully running Australasia’s largest cruise ship operation, Carnival Australia.

Ann will speak on the Topic: Managing risk in a risky world.

Please click here for more information and how to book tickets.

Perth: Twilight Sailing Race and Dinner, 14 Dec

Save the date! The ASB alumni and current students end-of-year Twilight Sailing Race and Dinner is fast approaching!

When: 5:30pm Wednesday 14 December 2011

Where: Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club, Keane’s Point, Hobb’s Place, Peppermint Grove WA

Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club is kindly providing us with three boats and three captains to enter the twilight race – what an opportunity! All we need to do is sit back, enjoy a glass of champagne with a few canapés and hopefully finish 1, 2 and 3!

Please note:

–          Dinner and drinks at the Club will follow (pay as you go).

–          $20 per person upon registration – to cover drinks and nibbles on the boat.

Invitations including details on how to register will be sent to all WA alumni and students soon.

Hands Across the Water charity event

In January 2011, one of our Exec MBA Alumni, Daniel Murray, will be cycling more than 1,600 km across Thailand in just 16 days to help support Hands Across The Water, a small charity that supports several orphanages in Thailand. On top of the bike riding, Daniel has made a commitment to raise $20,000 to donate directly to the charity to continue developing the orphanage projects. To raise this money, Daniel is holding a charity cocktail event on November 10 at the Woolloomooloo Bay Hotel.

The night will include:

– Live Skype to the orphanage so we can speak to the kids we are supporting

– Michaela A K Baranov performing live

– Over $5,000 worth of prizes to give away:

– Accommodation & cruise in Hervey Bay

– $300 sailing cruise on Sydney Harbour

– Signed cricket bats from Michael Clarke & Michael Hussey & many, many more

– Win great prizes with Pluck-a-Platy & your chance pick a wish to come true for the kids

Financially we have ensured $50 from every ticket & 100%of funds on the night will go directly to the charity. This is in line with Hands Across The Water’s ongoing commitment to ensuring 100% of donors money goes to helping the children.

So what are you waiting for, book your ticket here today!

Alumni Events

November 2011

AGSM Careers Networking Event – Perth

3 November 2011

Let’s Connect

Level 14, 240 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA, 6000, Australia

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The Annual Alumni Cocktail Event

9 November 2011

The Ivy, 320 George St, Sydney, NSW, 2034

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AGSM Careers Networking Event – Canberra

17 November 2011

Let’s Connect

Level 2, 8 Brindabella Circuit, Canberra, ACT, 2609, Australia

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Information for Session 3 Students:

Melbourne Students – Melbourne Cup Day information

Arrangements have been made for the Corporate Finance and Marketing Management classes that are held on the Public Holiday in Melbourne on Tuesday 1st of November to be moved to the following day, Wednesday 2nd November at the same times.

Please consult with your instructors should you have any questions.

Online Course Materials

Electronic copies of the course materials for GDM & GCCM will are now available via Blackboard 9.

To Access Blackboard 9:

1.  Go to

2.  Enter your Username and Password, click the Login button

Your username is your UNSW zNumber (can be found on your Student card)

Your password is your zPass

If you have not yet created, or forgotten, your zPass, please visit and log in with your Unipass, or contact IT on (02) 9385 1333.