MBA Alumni Network Events

Business for Breakfast

Throughout 2021 the Adelaide Business School MBA Alumni Network, in partnership with Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) was proud to host a series of – ‘Business for Breakfast’ events. These events were a great opportunity for MBA Alumni to catch up with former classmates, enjoy a scrumptious breakfast and hear for engaging presenters.

The Adelaide Business School MBA Alumni Network look forward to partnering with Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) in 2022 to bring you a new series of 'Business for Breakfast' events.

MBA Alumni Webinar Series

The MBA alumni webinar series aims to provide topical and engaging content, allowing our alumni community to remain connected and learn from one another

Next MBA alumni webinar coming soon...

Past MBA Alumni events



In-conversation with Dr Mat Donald

Dr Mat Donald, author of ‘Leading and Managing Change in the Age of Disruption and Artificial Intelligence’ joined Damian Scanlon, Adelaide MBA Program Director in an ‘in-conversation’ about the age of global disruption and how future organisational change is unavoidable. Organisational effects will be immediate and transformational across companies, and due consideration and preparation ahead of these changes may be paramount for the survival of organisations and their leaders of tomorrow.


Common Pitfalls of Strategy

Executive Director Jeremy Glaros , Executive Education, and Undergraduate Marketing and Management Program Director and MBA Strategic Management Lecturer Dr Chris Smith presented on the Common Pitfalls of Strategy. Jeremy and Chris spoke about the common issues associated with crafting and executing corporate strategy, recognising the biases you bring to the table and touched on techniques for overcoming these issues. Photos from the event can be viewed here.



Adelaide MBA Alumni President and Executive Coach, Lorraine Caruso presented the first Business for Breakfast event for 2020 on neuroleadership.  Lorraine provided an introductory session on what brain science is telling us about effective leadership in a business environment. The breakfast was well attended by alumni and industry stakeholders, photos from the event can be viewed here.

MBA Alumni

Building a Board Career

The Adelaide Business School MBA Alumni Network, in partnership with Executive Education, hosted their second ‘Business for Breakfast’ event on Tuesday 28 May, 2019. Guest speakers Lisa Cook, Founder and Managing Director of ‘Get on Board Australia’, and Sonali D’Silva, Founder and educator at Equality Consulting, presented and informative and interactive presentation on ‘Building a Board Career’. Photos from the event can be viewed here.

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Securing our future and our talent

Rear Admiral the Honourable Kevin Scarce AC CSC RAN (Rtd), Chancellor of the University of Adelaide was the key note speaker at a recent MBA alumni event. The Chancellors presentation consider new and emerging industries, including the Australian Space Agency, Naval Group Australia and Lot 14 and their likely impact on the future of South Australia's economy. Photos from the event can be viewed here.

MBA Alumni Business for Breakfast

Business for Breakfast

The Adelaide Business School MBA Alumni network, in partnership with Executive Education, hosted their inaugural 'Business for Breakfast' event on Tuesday 26 February. Guest speaker Yvonne Bowyer, Adelaide MBA alumnus, shared her insights on using LinkedIn (the world’s largest professional networking site) to launch her tech start up - RemiPeople.

Jim Whalley

55th Anniversary of Adelaide MBA Program

In 2018 the Adelaide Business Schools MBA program celebrated its 55th anniversary. To mark this milestone the Adelaide Business School in collaboration with the MBA Alumni network hosted a celebratory event at the Gallery on Waymouth. Guest speaker and fellow alumni, Jim Whalley - Executive Director at Nova Defence and Chief Entrepreneur for South Australia, spoke about the importance of the MBA program and reflected on his time at the Business School. Photos from the event can be viewed via out Flickr album.

MBA Alumni network podcast series launch, panel image



MBA Alumni podcast series launch

A big thank you to special guests, Bec Marshall - Director at Metric, Matt Parry - COO and Co-founder at The Good Crisp Company, Jason Harris and Craig Basford - Co-Owners of Big Shed Brewing Concern and David Pahl - Executive Director at WEBBER AUSTRALIA.
The Podcast series aims to provide an innovative forum in which to share business ideas, knowledge, and experiences. Listen to our podcast series