News, media and notices

  • Trip of a lifetime for four case competition contestants
    19 October 2017
    Four top Business School students were chosen for an all-expenses-paid trip to represent the University of Auckland at the NHH International Case Competition in Norway from 2-6 October 2017.
  • Vision enhances students’ leadership potential and career aspirations
    09 October 2017
    Six talented Business School students went on an all-expenses-paid trip to Sydney last month, to participate in the inaugural inter-university Vision Leadership and Career Development Program.
  • Housing crisis to end in tears
    09 October 2017
    Reigning in bank borrowing, rather than building more homes, may be the answer to Auckland's housing crisis, an Auckland property expert believes.
  • Commerce students selected for United States Leadership Tour 2018
    03 October 2017
    BA/BCom student Te Wai Coulston is chosen to be part of a delegation representing New Zealand at the Harvard National Model United Nations conference, Boston, in January-February 2018.
  • 'Stanley the rata' symbol of hope
    25 September 2017
    ‘He iti te kōpara ka rērere i te puhi o te kahikatea’. Although the bellbird is small, it can reach the crown of the kahikatea.
  • Transparency and certifications in ethical sourcing a key differentiator in the fashion industry
    21 September 2017
    The global textile and garment industry, including clothing, footwear and textiles, was valued at US$3,000 trillion in 2015, contributing vastly to the GDPs of countries worldwide.
  • Centre for Supply Chain Management (CSCM) Symposium
    21 September 2017
    On 6 September, The Centre for Supply Chain Management hosted a symposium addressing the themes of “Futuristic” and “Sustainability”. Our international keynote speaker’s presentation highlighted ways in which we should be directing cultural changes for the future.
  • Embracing diversity within the supply chain
    21 September 2017
    Cultural diversity within our supply chain services now plays a major part in the running of any successful business.
  • Securing the future of the supply chain
    21 September 2017
    As innovation continues to accelerate through automation and the adoption of artificial intelligence, businesses need to think about how to respond to these ‘disruptive technologies’ in order to remain competitive in a rapidly changing environment.
  • From the Director
    21 September 2017
    Welcome to the third edition of Supply Chain Link for 2017. We hope you are doing well and have found the time to come to some of our recent events.
  • Message in a bottle: an insight into the global wine and spirits industry
    21 September 2017
    On 26 July, CSCM hosted a field visit to Pernod Ricard Ltd at their Glen Innes winery and bottling facility in Auckland. Pernod Ricard was founded in France in 1805, born from from Pernod Fils, which initially produced absinthe.
  • Auckland Airport rises to meet future challenges
    21 September 2017
    On 1 August, CSCM hosted a very enjoyable and interesting evening, which was attended by more than 50 people. Keynote speaker Adrian Littlewood, CEO of Auckland Airport, gave a very informative presentation, followed by a Q&A session, with drinks and nibbles afterwards.
  • Centre for Supply Chain Management events
    21 September 2017
    The Centre for Supply Chain Management team is currently working on an interesting and informative events programme for 2017, so please mark your diary.
  • Foodstuffs: A Kiwi success story
    21 September 2017
    On 7 June, CSCM had the pleasure of hosting the General Manager Supply Chain of Foodstuffs North Island Ltd, Mr Vaughan Grant, who presented a genuine Kiwi success story.
  • Consulting projects expo
    21 September 2017
    The Centre for Supply Chain Management (CSCM) cordially invites you to attend an annual exhibition of the consulting projects that ISOM teams have been working on from March to October 2017 in ASB, BNZ, Hynds, KPMG, Middlemore Hospital and United Steel.
  • Workers treated like 'modern slaves'
    11 September 2017
    University of Auckland Business School researcher Dr Christina Stringer is keen to see New Zealand prevent worker exploitation, as well as adopt a Modern Slavery Act.
  • The Business Course
    01 September 2017
    Sir John Key, celebrity chef and restaurateur Josh Emmett, and Business School Dean Professor Jayne Godfrey are among mentors taking turns pairing up with Business School students for a round of golf, teaching them a bit about ‘the game’ while playing the game over the space of six Sundays.
  • Baby seals help in health care
    28 August 2017
    A University of Auckland study shows the seal-like robots - which make cute baby seal noises and go by the name of Paro - may have a key role to play in the care and wellbeing of New Zealand's escalating number of dementia sufferers.
  • Tuning in to the millennial mindset
    16 August 2017
    Recent Bachelor of Commerce graduate Paul Rataul is helping the high achievers of the millennial generation to enhance the future of business
  • Speedy presentation of “slow fashion” wins 3MT competition
    14 August 2017
    PhD candidate Miriam Seifert was the winner of the doctoral category of the University’s 3Minute Thesis competition 2017, announced at the finals on 3 August.