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New year, new career: an MBA for change

Jim Whalley

An MBA is more than a degree to create leaders; it can also create change. As the New Year comes into full swing, many professionals are considering using this time to pivot careers, turning to the broad business skills and networks gained during MBA studies to help facilitate this change.

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Industry experience leads to export opportunities for Wine Business Graduate

Yuan Yuan

International Wine Business graduate Yuan Yuan has always had an interest in emerging markets, especially the Asian wine market. Led by her passion for the wine industry, Yuan travelled to Australia to gain a world-class education in Wine Business, which would ultimately lead to her gaining a high-profile position with a prominent Australian wine label. 

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Backing the Bachelor of Commerce

Christopher Hughes

Christopher Hughes reflects fondly on his time studying business in the heart of Adelaide’s central business district.

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Wine legend Paul Smart shares his experiences studying a Master of Wine Business

Paul Smart, Wine Business

Local Tasmanian wine legend Paul Smart, shares his experiences studying a Master of Wine Business remotely and how it has allowed him to expand his marketing knowledge, helping him secure his current role with Wine Tasmania and grow his own wine business, Quiet Mutiny.

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Teaching innovation: Steven Hansen shares his experiences studying a Master of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Steven Hansen

Alumni Steven Hansen shares how he was able to use his Master’s degree in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and previous experience in hospitality and business ownership, to pursue a rewarding career path as a university lecturer.

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How a career in wine could un-cork a world of opportunity

Wine grapes

South Australia (SA) is undoubtedly the wine capital of Australia. Home to 18 wine regions, and boasting over 200 cellar doors, South Australia is a premium wine tourism destination, with a booming industry that looks set to continue growing.

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Where are they now - with MBA Alumni, Mercy Oloo

Mercy Oloo

From cutting her teeth as tax accountant at a large multinational corporation, to now managing her own start-up, Mercy Oloo has always been driven to empower and lift up the women around her.

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Where are they now - with MBA Alumni, Jim Whalley

Jim Whalley

From an F18 fighter pilot, to business owner and founder, and now the first Chief Entrepreneur of South Australia, Jim’s career journey is just one of many incredible Adelaide MBA success stories.  

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Graduate reflections: Zviko Masiwa, Master of International Business

Zvinko Masiw

Zviko Masiwa, Master of International Business graduate takes a trip down memory lane as she shares her experiences studying at the University of Adelaide.

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Biztalk Podcast Series: Turning a good idea into a great business

BizTalk Podcast Series

The Biztalk Podcast Series shares Adelaide MBA graduate business stories to help connect graduates who can learn from one another. 

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