Highlights from MBAlive! 2018

Meet these top Business Schools

Your MBA journey starts here

For more than 100 years an MBA has been the benchmark for leadership education. It is a signal to the world that your future is limited only by your imagination.

MBAlive! is your chance to meet and talk with some of the country’s most respected business schools about how their MBA fits with your life and your goals. Drop in to visit our schools throughout the day and stay for two hours of inspirational talks student Q&A session and business school presentations. Our goal is not only to inspire you to take up the challenge of one of the world’s great degrees but provide you with the knowledge and understanding to do the course that most suits you.

 





Double your salary with one degree

MBA graduates can expect to double their their pre-MBA salary within three years of graduating.

The FT Global MBA Rankings 2018, one of the most respected analysis of the MBA around the world, found graduates from a full-time one-year MBA earn an average of $US139,000 within three years of graduating. This is 101% more than their pre-MBA salary. Graduates of two-year MBA courses were making $US150,000, up 110% from their pre-MBA salary.


MBAs are in demand

More businesses are planning to hire an MBA than at any time in history.

Four out of every five companies are planning to hire MBA graduates in 2018, according to the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC).

Around 90% companies in Asia Pacific plan to hire MBAs in 2018 — the highest share of any world region. Among all respondents globally, 52% of companies plan to increase MBA starting base salaries this year.

Australian MBA graduates had the second highest salary worldwide in 2017 at $140,000 a year and globally MBA graduates earn up to 68% more than those without an MBA.


2018 Event Schedule

- 2019 Schedule is Coming Soon -
  • Brisbane

    September 7, 2018

  • MBA News Founder and Editor Ben Ready provides an update on the state of the MBA in Australia. What drives people to do an MBA? What outcomes can they expect? How do you chose the right MBA for you? Ben will answer all these questions and more.
    Where
    Fishburners

  • Tim is one of Australia's most successful sportsman who has parlayed his on field victories into a successful career as a speaker and finance industry executive. Tim will give us insights into how his EMBA helped him transition from the dressing room to the board room.
    Keynote Talks
    Where
    Fishburners

  • Panel discussion with three current or recently graduated MBAs.
    Power Panels
    Where
    Fishburners

  • Sydney

    October 5, 2018

  • MBA News Founder and Editor Ben Ready provides an update on the state of the MBA in Australia. What drives people to do an MBA? What outcomes can they expect? How do you chose the right MBA for you? Ben will answer all these questions and more.
    Where
    UTS Aerial

  • As a former senior executive at Google and now running artificial intelligence start-up AI Richard Kimber is one of Australia's most respected technology entrepreneurs. Richard will explain how completing his MBA was one of the most important steps in his career journey.
    Keynote Talks
    Where
    Aerial UTS Function Centre

  • Once the exclusive domain of men, the MBA is quickly becoming a leader in promoting and practicing gender equality. Our all female panel of current and recent MBA graduates will provide special insights on why they embarked on an MBA.
    Power Panels
    Where
    UTS Aerial

Keynote Speakers

We want to inspire you to start the journey to a better future.

2 Great Cities. 2 Great venues

We wanted our venues to reflect the true spirit of an MBA. Entrepreneurial, intelligent and committed to excellence.

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