Curtin MBA information evening

Discover how a Curtin MBA can advance your career.

This event gives an overview of our internationally accredited MBA program, including course specialisations and career outcomes. Hear from Curtin University MBA Director, Dr Dorothy Wardale on Strategic Networking, and learn about the MBA program entry pathways and our flexible part-time study options that help you to balance work, life and study. Meet with our Curtin MBA alumni Mr Gary McGrath, WA General Manager Commercial Banking & Major Client Group for Commonwealth Bank, where he will be sharing how his MBA has helped in his career.

Event details

Topic: Strategic Networking and Curtin MBA information session

Date: Thursday 29 September 2022

Time: 6.30pm to 8.00pm (GMT+8)
Registration starts at 6.30pm and the session will start at 7.00pm sharp

Venue: Curtin Singapore campus
10 Science Park Road, The Alpha, Science Park II, Level 3, Unit 03-08, Singapore 117684


Dr Dorothy Wardale

Event speaker

Dr Dorothy Wardale 

MBA Director, Curtin University

Dr Dorothy Wardale has an extensive career in industry engagement and learning and development. She has been an academic at Curtin, UWA and ECU. For 25 years she has engaged with industry and academe. Dorothy has designed, delivered and evaluated education and training programs with universities, government, mining and resources sector, healthcare, and the construction industry. This includes curriculum development, high-level services in executive coaching, facilitation, strategic planning and organisational change management with partners of all levels.

Mr Gary McGrath

Mr Gary McGrath

Curtin MBA Alumni

Gary McGrath has over 25 years of experience in the Global Financial Services Industry. He is currently the Western Australian State Head/General Manager of Commercial Banking Commonwealth Bank. CommBank are the largest provider of financial services in Australia.  Previously, Gary spent 15 years with American Express across Asia in a variety of senior leadership roles including Vice President and Head of Strategy based in Singapore, CFO Asia, CFO India and CFO Indonesia. Gary holds a MBA from Curtin University and is the Chair of Curtin University Western Australian Business School MBA & Executive Education Council. Gary is also  a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Chartered Management Accountant,  a General Councillor on the Chamber of Commerce Western Australian & President on the Board of Hockey Western Australian

Featured course

Master of Business Administration

The MBA is an internationally recognised qualification, aimed primarily at middle and senior managers looking to enhance their careers and contribution to their organisation. It’s strongly shaped by industry leaders who deliver real-world perspectives for your future. The MBA and Executive Education advisory panel is comprised of a diverse range of prominent and experienced business and community leaders, whose expertise helps shape our programs for the benefit of students and industry alike.

At Curtin Singapore, you can choose to study the Business Administration specialisation to gain a thorough foundation in contemporary business theory, or choose the Leadership specialisation to gain a nuanced understanding of current and future leadership challenges.

Visit the course page for further information.

Internationally recognised degree

  • Curtin University is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide by the highly regarded Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2022.
  • Curtin Business School’s MBA is one of only three EFMD Accredited MBA programs offered in Australia.
  • Ranked 4th in Australia for the MBA Leadership specialisation in the Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking 2021 – Leadership.
  • Curtin Business School is recognised as an elite global business school in Australia, through accreditation by EQUIS, AACSB International and having achieved an EFMD Accredited MBA.
  • Curtin Business School achieved a 4 Palmes of Excellence rating and was ranked 5th in Australia in the Eduniversal Business School Rankings 2021.

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