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The MBA for General Managers
The generalist MBA offered at the Graduate School of Management (GSM) provides candidates with the opportunity to graduate with a global perspective on management issues. Dedicated lecturers with international business experience and five stars for the excellence of their qualifications (Good Universities Guide 2009), offer a program that is relevant to the workplace today.
The School’s emphasis on recruiting from many countries around the world provides international and Australian candidates with a truly international experience. Networking opportunities following on from the friendships made whilst at the GSM reach into the future and across the globe. Multiple entry points provide prospective students access to the program at the beginning of any of the four terms.
The Graduate School of Management
The GSM was established in 1997 as a separate School within the Faculty of Law and Management.
In 2008 La Trobe University’s GSM has received a 4 star ranking by the Graduate Management Association of Australia Inc.
The GSM is also one of 100 business schools and universities from around the world to endorse the Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME). PRME is a UN-backed global initiative developed to promote corporate responsibility and sustainability in business education.
Since its establishment the GSM has grown to include the following research, coursework and executive programs:
* Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
* Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
* Master of Business Administration
* Master of International Business
* Master of Information Technology and Master of International Business
* Master of International Business and Master of Electronic Engineering
* Master of International Business and Master of Telecommunication
* Master of International Business and Master of Health Administration
* Postgraduate Business Administration Study Abroad
* Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
* Specialised Executive Education
* Professional Consulting
Other Features of the La Trobe MBA Program
Candidates are provided with a comprehensive orientation program that includes a library workshop at the University’s world-class library and an academic writing and referencing workshop.
Career Workshops are held twice a year by the GSM and Hudson Global Resources.
The Graduate School of Management offers a number of annual scholarships and awards, for further information please visit: www.latrobe.edu.au/gsm/mba/student_awards
GSM Alumni and MBA Graduate
Studying the MBA at La Trobe University gave me a big chance to obtain a different but very effective teaching and learning method in the international schooling environment. This included the experience of group work with friends from different cultures and backgrounds as well as individual tasks to be done via active personal effort. Furthermore, I was trained to build up self-confidence thanks to presentations and class discussions.
Besides, the University environment is so good for foreign students like me that I could totally enjoy. In fact the pure scenery with green trees, birds, lake and appropriate facilities enabled me to ease my study while being far away from home. I also highly appreciate the student support which is willing to assist new students at their early stage from their accommodation to habitual behavior in the new environment. This is the reason why I feel safe, sociable and enjoyable with friendly treatment from everybody at La Trobe.