AGSM’s next generation online MBA. The MBAx is here & now

If you’ve embraced the idea of a world that’s in constant change, the MBAX is your real-time ally. It will prepare you to seize the greatest opportunities in front of you, by inspiring your mastery of now.

MADE FOR LEADING SOCIAL CHANGE

Andrew Young,
CEO, Centre for Social Impact (2012-2016)

Andrew was the Chief Executive Officer of the Centre for Social Impact from early 2012 to 2016. He was dedicated to improving the effectiveness of social impact across the social purpose, government and corporate sectors in Australia. He brought a systems approach and believed that the keys to improving social impact included an outcomes focus, evidence and measurement, collaboration and leadership development. Andrew has worked as a strategy consultant, providing strategy, business and marketing advice to large Australian and international companies. Seeking to use his skills for social outcome, he took up a role as head of marketing and fundraising for The Smith Family in 2000.

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MADE FOR DOING GOOD

Gina Anderson,
Philanthropy Fellow, Centre for Social Impact

Gina is Chair of Women’s Community Shelters. She is also a Director of GDI Property Group and GDI Funds Management; an Advisory Board Member of the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profits Commission (ACNC); a Director of The George Institute for Global Health; Philanthropy Fellow at the Centre for Social Impact, University of New South Wales; and an Advisory Board Member, Initiative on Corporate Philanthropy, The Conference Board, USA. Gina was the Chief Executive Officer of Philanthropy Australia from 2005 to 2010, where she managed significant growth in profile, membership and revenue mix for the national peak body. Her previous roles at Westpac and St Hilliers included general management, corporate affairs, stakeholder engagement, human resources and executive responsibilities. She is a former Director of both Youth Off The Streets and Landcare Australia Limited and a participant in the 2008 Australia 2020 Summit.

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MADE FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Jeffrey Tobias,
Adjunct Faculty, AGSM @ UNSW Business School

An accomplished strategist, with years of commercial and business experience, Jeffrey works with organisations to improve customer experience and increase revenue growth by transforming the way they do business. He is a thought leader on innovation and collaboration, and his work is being applied in some of the world's largest corporations and governments around the globe. Jeffrey’s career has spanned the worlds of academia, big and small business, government and research. In each environment his leadership, clarity of thought, creativity and drive have generated cutting edge advances and successes far beyond expectation. His broad and deep experience and extraordinarily wide skill set are almost certainly unique within the region.

He brings this wealth of experience to his teaching, on both postgraduate and executive education programs. Jeffrey studied at UNSW Australia, gaining First Class Honours and the University Medal and a PhD in Computer Science.

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MADE FOR CREATING NEW VALUE

Joshua Flannery,
Manager, Student Entrepreneur Development UNSW Innovations UNSW Australia

With 14 years’ experience in the education sector, both in Australia and throughout Asia, Joshua now looks over the Student Entrepreneur Development service at UNSW Innovations. His entrepreneur experience includes 3 years as co-founder and Managing Director of StudyLink K.K., an Information Technology venture based in Osaka, and 2 years as co-founder of InterCreations, a boutique localisation agency. Since establishing the Student Entrepreneur Development service at UNSW he has supported over 300 early stage businesses.

Joshua is seasoned in doing business in Asia, with 6 years in-country experience in Japan and more recently as Senior Regional Manager looking over the China and Hong Kong markets for Macquarie University.

He has a Master of Business & Technology (AGSM), a degree in Communications and has held the Certified Practicing Marketing Practitioner qualification since 2008.

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MADE FOR BOLD INNOVATION

David Roca, AGSM MBA Alumnus

A technologist with business acumen: David is a recent AGSM MBA graduate, with 7 years of experience developing businesses in Spain, China, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Australia and the US. A Technology early adopter with an ability to identify consumer value, skilled at recognizing trends and business performance in the enterprise mobility space. During his time at AGSM he served as the President of Innovation, Commercialisation & Entrepreneurship (ICE) Club. Currently he’s ready to launch a revolutionary startup based in Spain.

David Sams,
Marketing & Communications Manager, Michael Crouch Innovation Centre, UNSW Australia

David has recently joined UNSW Australia as the Marketing & Communications Manager for the new Michael Crouch Innovation Centre, a cross-disciplinary support service that aims to nurture student innovation while making strong two-way connections with business.

David’s core skill set and professional passion is strategic persuasion through effective communications. In his first career as a graphic designer he worked for a broad range of blue chip clients in Australia and the UK, progressing into management positions. He then moved to communications management at the University of Sydney, developing their sector-benchmark social media presence and other student-facing digital channels; then redeveloped Macquarie University's internal communications and social media offering.

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MADE FOR SHAPING FUTURES

Caroline Perkins,
President, Change Management Institute

Caroline Perkins is a founding member, president and spokesperson of the Change Management Institute. Since 2005 she has led the organisation to open active chapters in all major Australian states, launch the UK chapter, forge links with organisations in South Africa and the USA, and develop/rollout a global professional accreditation program.

Caroline is passionate about furthering thinking in the field of Change Management and has recently developed in partnership with the CMI an Organisational Change Maturity Model. This year she co-authored a book, The Agile Change Methodology, published by Lambert Academic Publishing.

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MADE FOR LEADING SOCIAL CHANGE

Andrew Young,
CEO, Centre for Social Impact

Andrew has been the Chief Executive Officer of the Centre for Social Impact since early 2012. He is dedicated to improving the effectiveness of social impact across the social purpose, government and corporate sectors in Australia. He brings a systems approach and believes that the keys to improving social impact include an outcomes focus, evidence and measurement, collaboration and leadership development. Andrew has worked as a strategy consultant, providing strategy, business and marketing advice to large Australian and international companies. Seeking to use his skills for social outcome, he took up a role as head of marketing and fundraising for The Smith Family in 2000.

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MADE FOR DOING GOOD

Gina Anderson,
Philanthropy Fellow, Centre for Social Impact

Gina is Chair of Women’s Community Shelters. She is also a Director of GDI Property Group and GDI Funds Management; an Advisory Board Member of the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profits Commission (ACNC); a Director of The George Institute for Global Health; Philanthropy Fellow at the Centre for Social Impact, University of New South Wales; and an Advisory Board Member, Initiative on Corporate Philanthropy, The Conference Board, USA. Gina was the Chief Executive Officer of Philanthropy Australia from 2005 to 2010, where she managed significant growth in profile, membership and revenue mix for the national peak body. Her previous roles at Westpac and St Hilliers included general management, corporate affairs, stakeholder engagement, human resources and executive responsibilities. She is a former Director of both Youth Off The Streets and Landcare Australia Limited and a participant in the 2008 Australia 2020 Summit.

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MADE FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Jeffrey Tobias,
Adjunct Faculty, AGSM @ UNSW Business School

An accomplished strategist, with years of commercial and business experience, Jeffrey works with organisations to improve customer experience and increase revenue growth by transforming the way they do business. He is a thought leader on innovation and collaboration, and his work is being applied in some of the world's largest corporations and governments around the globe. Jeffrey’s career has spanned the worlds of academia, big and small business, government and research. In each environment his leadership, clarity of thought, creativity and drive have generated cutting edge advances and successes far beyond expectation. His broad and deep experience and extraordinarily wide skill set are almost certainly unique within the region.

He brings this wealth of experience to his teaching, on both postgraduate and executive education programs. Jeffrey studied at UNSW Australia, gaining First Class Honours and the University Medal and a PhD in Computer Science.

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MADE FOR CREATING NEW VALUE

Joshua Flannery,
Manager, Student Entrepreneur Development UNSW Innovations UNSW Australia

With 14 years’ experience in the education sector, both in Australia and throughout Asia, Joshua now looks over the Student Entrepreneur Development service at UNSW Innovations. His entrepreneur experience includes 3 years as co-founder and Managing Director of StudyLink K.K., an Information Technology venture based in Osaka, and 2 years as co-founder of InterCreations, a boutique localisation agency. Since establishing the Student Entrepreneur Development service at UNSW he has supported over 300 early stage businesses.

Joshua is seasoned in doing business in Asia, with 6 years in-country experience in Japan and more recently as Senior Regional Manager looking over the China and Hong Kong markets for Macquarie University.

He has a Master of Business & Technology (AGSM), a degree in Communications and has held the Certified Practicing Marketing Practitioner qualification since 2008.

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MADE FOR BOLD INNOVATION

David Roca, AGSM MBA Alumnus

A technologist with business acumen: David is a recent AGSM MBA graduate, with 7 years of experience developing businesses in Spain, China, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Australia and the US. A Technology early adopter with an ability to identify consumer value, skilled at recognizing trends and business performance in the enterprise mobility space. During his time at AGSM he served as the President of Innovation, Commercialisation & Entrepreneurship (ICE) Club. Currently he’s ready to launch a revolutionary startup based in Spain.

David Sams,
Marketing & Communications Manager, Michael Crouch Innovation Centre, UNSW Australia

David has recently joined UNSW Australia as the Marketing & Communications Manager for the new Michael Crouch Innovation Centre, a cross-disciplinary support service that aims to nurture student innovation while making strong two-way connections with business.

David’s core skill set and professional passion is strategic persuasion through effective communications. In his first career as a graphic designer he worked for a broad range of blue chip clients in Australia and the UK, progressing into management positions. He then moved to communications management at the University of Sydney, developing their sector-benchmark social media presence and other student-facing digital channels; then redeveloped Macquarie University's internal communications and social media offering.

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MADE FOR SHAPING FUTURES

Caroline Perkins,
President, Change Management Institute

Caroline Perkins is a founding member, president and spokesperson of the Change Management Institute. Since 2005 she has led the organisation to open active chapters in all major Australian states, launch the UK chapter, forge links with organisations in South Africa and the USA, and develop/rollout a global professional accreditation program.

Caroline is passionate about furthering thinking in the field of Change Management and has recently developed in partnership with the CMI an Organisational Change Maturity Model. This year she co-authored a book, The Agile Change Methodology, published by Lambert Academic Publishing.

Read Magazine