About AGSM

The Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) at the University of New South Wales Business offers innovative, experiential, world-class MBA programs designed to equip a new generation of leaders to make an impact in an accelerated world.

Based in Sydney Australia, AGSM @ UNSW Business School has more than 40 years of leadership experience across Australia. Our Short Courses are designed and facilitated by industry thought leaders and faculty to build individual and organisational capability. Combining the latest thinking and best practice within an outcome-focused problem-solving environment. AGSM students also have access to a rich global network of over 17,000 AGSM alumni who are recognised international business leaders in their industries.

Accreditation

As part of UNSW Business School, AGSM's MBA programs are accredited by independent international bodies for 5-years that provides an assurance of quality for our stakeholders, our global brand and program reputation. Accreditations indicate the highest standard of achievement in postgraduate business education, as the criteria is stringent and extends to every aspect of our programs and how they are designed.

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AACSB International
Accreditation

Awarded the AACSB accreditation for our excellence in business education. AACSB accredits the best business schools in the world based on their continuous quality and improvement in management education through engagement, innovation, and impact. This accreditation is further evidence that AGSM offers our students outstanding career-focused learning experiences.


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EQUIS Accreditation

Issued by EFMD

Awarded the EQUIS accreditation by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). The EQUIS accreditation guarantees AGSM's place in an exclusive group of the world’s leading business schools, benchmarked against international standards, faculty research, demonstration of ethics, responsibility and sustainability through programs to provide an outstanding student learning experience.



Partnerships

AGSM has strong relationships with over 100 of the world’s elite business schools and this is a testimony to our standing in the international community. We encourage our MBA students to participate in a variety of exchange opportunities available to them. Either as a traditional or intensive exchange with one of our partner schools, completing a study tour to either Silicon Valley or complete an International Business Experience tour to China.

The PiM Network

The Partnership in International Management (PIM) is a global consortium of elite business schools where students can complete an International Exchange for one academic term. The network consists of 65+ business schools who share a reputation for upholding the highest degree of academic excellence and value international cooperation from all students, faculty and administrations.


The GNAM Network

The Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM) includes 31 business schools based in 29 countries across 6 continents. GNAM aims to drive innovation and create academic value by connecting global business schools, their resources, and their stakeholders. UNSW Business School joined the GNAM network in 2019 and is the only Australian school in the network. AGSM MBA students have access to this rich network of elite business schools and are encouraged to participate in the Global Networking Weeks.


AGSM Advisory Board and Faculty Members

The AGSM Advisory Board is an external and experienced group of industry practitioners invited by the AGSM Director to serve as a reference point for the School. This esteemed group provides insight from their own corporate experience to ensure the programs offered by AGSM reflect trends in today's changing global business environment.

Currently the members of the Board are:

  • Ms Christine Bartlett, Non-Executive Director, Mirvac Group
  • Mr Clive Stiff, Chairman & CEO, Unilever Australia and New Zealand
  • Mr Guy Templeton, President & CEO, Asia Pacific, WSP, Parsons Brinkerhoff
  • Mr Tom Saar, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Ms Deanne Stewart, CEO, MetLife Limited
  • Ms Anne Templeman-Jones, Chairperson, Commonwealth Bank Wealth Management Advice

Broadly, this group enables the School to:

  • Increase its engagement with business (and vice versa)
  • Offer insight into industry trends and the needs of today’s high performing business leaders
  • Develop national and international connections
  • Build links between the School and its stakeholders
  • Raise and build the profile of the School's brand and reputation