General Manager, Program Management Office, Myer, Melbourne
'The MBA strengthened my skills and understanding of the business world. I became more confident in expressing my own opinion and to more effectively see the big picture in all situations, which enabled me to think and act more strategically. '
Senior Manager - Consulting Retail and Consumer, PwC, Melbourne
'If a uni is going to make the promise of flexibility of study options they have to be able to deliver it. I was heavily reliant on the enabling technology, and I found the lecturers and other teaching staff were very good at embracing that technology and mode of learning to the benefit of students.'
Managing Director, Australia Twitter, Sydney
'Working in the social media sector, I appreciated Deakin's commitment to new technologies and their extensive use of online tools to enable social interaction and connectedness with other students. I was able to learn about global connectedness with new media, experience it as I was studying and this matched well with my professional working life.'
Global Marketing Manager Glaxo Smith Kline, New York
'The Deakin MBA offered me the opportunity to transform my career and differentiate myself within a large multinational business. I learnt to successfully translate external business trends into internal organisational decision and actions, which has since led to my appointment into regional and global roles.'
President, Asia-Pacific Region FMC Corporation, Shanghai
'During my years of MBA study I worked in three different countries. By taking advantage of online learning and intensive residentials, I was able to continue to advance my career with international assignments while concurrently earning my MBA.'
Manager, Budget and Finance United Nations, New York
'I was very impressed with Deakin's MBA which offered a hybrid model of classroom lectures (recordings available online), a comprehensive and well-functioning website to facilitate various functions seamlessly, high academic standards and outstanding professors, teachers and support staff.'
Managing Director, Gateway Grant Funeral Directors
'I am indebted to Deakin and the MBA program for what it has provided me. It enhanced my skills and knowledge in business administration and people management, and helped me think more broadly and strategically. There is also a great emphasis on industry and the practical application of what is taught.'
Technology Program Manager Orica, Newcastle NSW
'Completing the Deakin MBA (International) created a great opportunity to expand and contribute to the multinational company I work for. Being versed in current research, management techniques and strategic methods in the contemporary environment has given me and my company a great advantage.'