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

Meet the CEO

How does an Irish mathematician go on to lead one of Australia’s most iconic brands?

You are invited to Meet the CEO with Alan Joyce, CEO & Managing Director, Qantas in conversation with Narelle Hooper, Editor of AFR Boss magazine. A free and exclusive event for Australian School of Business Alumni.


Tuesday, November 22, 2011 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM


2-12 Angel Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

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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.

The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC)

The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) was launched in 1999 by the Haas School of Business of the University of California at Berkeley, USA. It is the largest and longest-running social business plan competition which promotes entrepreneurial start-up companies which offer measurable social or environmental benefits in addition to profits.

GSVC is a great opportunity for young entrepreneurs to showcase their business ideas to bring sustainable social transformation. Winning teams will get a chance to represent the Region in the Global Finals at UC Berkeley, USA; win prize money in total of USD 16,000 to grow the business. Participants will meet interesting, like-minded teams from around Southeast Asia and build a future network with world-class though-leaders in social entrepreneurship, as well as investors.

For more information on how to enter the GSVC-SEA competition including the rules and regulations and to download the intend-to-compete form, please visit the website:

Alumni Events – The following events are open to GDM students and we encourage you to attend.

October 2011

Successful Leaders in Business: Taking a Leap of Faith

27 October 2011

Level 3, North End, The QVB Tea Room, 455 George St, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia

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Young Alumni Networking drinks

27 October 2011

UNSW CBD Campus, Level 7, 1 O’Connell St, Sydney, NSW, 2000

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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:

Accounting & Financial Management Midsession Examinations – Saturday 29th October

The Accounting and Financial Management midsession exams are scheduled this Saturday 29th October.

All NSW based students will sit the exam at the Mechanical Engineering Building, Room 405, Level 4, University of NSW, Gate 13 (Gate 14 for Parking), Barker Street.

Please click here for further directions and a map.

The mid-Session Exam timetables can be viewed on the Timetables & key dates page of the AGSM MBA website, under Exam timetables and notices’.

Please make sure you read both the schedule and exam information documents as there have been recent changes to the venue locations.

Interstate students are to sit the exam in their home state according to courier address.

We encourage you to visit our website on a regular basis in order to obtain the most up-to-date information.

Mid Session Examination, Special Arrangements

Students with physical or medical conditions requiring special arrangements for their midsession examination are required to submit the Special Arrangements form to the Program Office no later than today, Monday 24th October.

Please click here for a copy of the form.

Please click here for more information.

Last date to withdraw without academic penalty:

This Sunday 30th October 2011 is the last date to withdraw from courses this session without incurring academic penalty.

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.