News and media

Welcome to the University of Auckland Business School's news section.

  • From the Director's desk
    14 June 2018
    Welcome to the second edition of Supply Chain Link for 2018. We hope you are doing well and have found time to come to one or two of our recent events.
  • An evening with CSCM and Alan Day
    14 June 2018
    On Monday 9 April, we were fortunate to have Alan Day as our keynote speaker, who was travelling from London.
  • CSCM welcomes Marcus Rinaldi
    14 June 2018
    My name is Marcus Rinaldi and I recently started as Principal Advisor for Business Productivity and Sustainability at the Business School.
  • Do suppliers care enough?
    14 June 2018
    Exploding smartphones due to overheating batteries, grounded airplanes due to engine turbine faults, large-scale car recalls due to airbag defects.
  • Centre for Supply Chain Management events
    14 June 2018
    The Centre for Supply Chain Management team are currently working on an interesting and informative events programme for 2018.
  • 2018 Velocity Innovation Challenge winners announced
    01 June 2018
    Over 250 teams from across the University entered this year’s Velocity Innovation Challenge, where students and staff were enticed to submit 1,000 words detailing their business or social enterprise ideas to be in to win $1,000 from a total prize pool of $43,000.
  • Is 'healthy' really good for kids?
    28 May 2018
    University of Auckland lecturer in health education Dr Darren Powell is leading the year-long study which will see a group of children wearing cameras to record what "healthy" marketing they are exposed to in their daily lives and how it affects them.
  • Learning from experts and applying it to a startup: Design thinking as part of Strategic Digital Marketing
    24 May 2018
    Students studying the their Master of Marketing got the chance to learn from industry experts AKQA in a design thinking workshop as part of their strategic digital marketing course at the University of Auckland Business School.
  • Student job with a difference
    09 May 2018
    Oliver Scott-Mackie is supporting his studies not by making coffees or labouring, but by crewing multi-million dollar boats on the international yachting circuit.
  • Outstanding Māori business leaders recognised in University Awards
    07 May 2018
    Heading the internationally recognised Whale Watch Kaikōura, creating an online Māori warrior wahine to harness the power of gaming, and developing a financial literacy tool used by tens of thousands of students are just some of the local smarts that have been recognised among the winners of this year’s University of Auckland Aotearoa Māori Business Leaders Awards.
  • Connecting musicians with fans takes students to world finals
    30 April 2018
    A new platform to help emerging musicians get discovered has earned its University of Auckland student developers a ticket to Microsoft’s Imagine Cup Worldwide finals in July.
  • Professor Mike Gedye retires
    26 April 2018
    Department of Commercial Law Professor Mike Gedye is retiring from the University of Auckland Business School after 27 years of service.
  • 2017 EY Business Student of the Year shares insights on scholarships, awards and jobs
    10 April 2018
    In 2017 Business School student Kanika Solanki was named EY Business Student of the Year and was a recipient of the the Zonta International Jane M. Klausman (JMK) Women in Business Scholarship. We caught up with Kanika to ask her how she did it and how it has helped her.
  • America's Cup "overblown"
    09 April 2018
    Politicians should stop using unrealistic economic studies to justify holding big events in NZ, says Economics Professor Tim Hazledine.
  • Alumna starts new social networking site to help students connect and stand out
    06 April 2018
    Danielle Matherson, alumna of the University of Auckland Business School, has founded a new social networking site for university students and high-school students.
  • Improving the bargaining power of New Zealand’s container ports
    28 March 2018
    Container ports play a crucial role in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of a country’s transport system. Ports are even more important for a trading nation that is far away from its international market like New Zealand.
  • NZPICS Second Supply Chain Conference
    28 March 2018
    You are invited to attend the NZPICS Supply Chain Conference with a great line-up of speakers. The Conference theme is Supply Chain and Operational Excellence.
  • Strategic Supply Chain Management 2018 programme
    28 March 2018
    Co-designed with the Centre for Supply Chain Management and leading NZ business executives, this is a dynamic programme that actively develops mid-career professionals to take on roles as strategic supply chain leaders.
  • From the Director’s desk, March 2018
    28 March 2018
    Welcome to the first edition of Supply Chain Link for 2018. Here at the University our semester has only been going for a few weeks, so I’ll take advantage of that fact to wish you a (belated) Happy New Year!