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Otago Business School News and Events

Honoured hosts to the 27th International Colloquium on Relationship Marketing

Wednesday, 11 December 2019 - Dunedin
The Department of Marketing is host to the 27th International Colloquium on Relationship Marketing in December 2019.

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Methodology Symposium

Thursday, 23 May 2019 - DAY1 - OBS 219/220
DAY2 - OBS 336

A symposium run by the Accountancy and Finance Department, Otago University.

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Business Case Competition Round 2

Saturday, 4 May 2019 - Te Wao Nui, OBS atrium
Grow your business skills with the 2019 University of Otago Business Case Competition - Round 2 on Saturday 4 May.

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Impact of family control and corporate governance on bank performance in Bangladesh

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 - Accountancy and Finance Department
Level 3, Room OBS337
Otago Business School

A seminar presented by Ms Mahnoor Sattar, PhD student, Finance, University of Otago.

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PMAA Conference 2019

Wednesday, 24 April 2019 - Queenstown Resort College (QRC)
7 Coronation Drive
Queenstown 9348
New Zealand

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Study highlights concerning financial situation for retirees who don’t own a home

Monday, 15 April 2019 12:03pm

University of Otago research investigating the impact housing plays on the financial situation of New Zealand retirees shows that non-homeowners are in a worse position financially, and action is recommended before the problem grows.

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Values learned at Otago took Babbage around the world

Friday, 12 April 2019 12:59pm

Nigel Babbage was broke at 27, and retired at 43.

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China launch for Otago’s world-leading MBA programme

Thursday, 28 March 2019 4:30pm

The University of Otago online Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme is set to launch in China next year.

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Students - become a School Ambassador

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 12:47pm

Second- or third-year students, tell your old school what being an Otago student is like – get your next trip home refunded.

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New international text book studies Dunedin and Queenstown events

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 11:13am

Working at a bank in South Dunedin was the inspiration for a University of Otago lecturer to co-write and co-edit what’s thought to be a first-of-its-kind international text book.

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Otago’s reputation a draw for visiting Professor

Thursday, 14 March 2019 4:42pm

A guest lecturer from Indiana University’s world-renowned Kelley School of Business has started the academic year for the Master of Entrepreneurship programme.

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Shanghai Summer School 2019 opportunity

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 2:18pm

Otago Business School students have the opportunity to join the Shanghai Summer School Programme from June 16 to 13 July 2019. Apply by 5pm on Thursday 21 March.

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‘World class’ presentations at annual symposium

Thursday, 28 February 2019 10:56pm

The presentations at last week’s annual Centre for Health Systems and Technology (CHeST) symposium were “world class”, according to organisers.

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Pressing issues focus of inaugural Tourism Policy School

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 3:30pm

The impact, value and sustainability of tourism is the focus of the inaugural tourism policy school, in Queenstown, next month.

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New role for Hansen after more than 30 years

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 11:53am

After 34 years in the Department of Economics, Professor Paul Hansen says it is just his turn to take up the role of Head of Department.

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Tourism lecturer appointed to new Central Otago advisory board

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 3:29pm

Otago Tourism lecturer Dr Susan Houge Mackenzie has been appointed to the inaugural Tourism Central Otago Advisory Board.

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Higher Doctorate for Professor Gauld

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 1:31pm

Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Robin Gauld has received a Higher Doctorate from Victoria University of Wellington in recognition of his contribution to healthcare governance.

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Fellowship for ‘outstanding contribution’ to accountancy

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 10:44am

Associate Professor Ros Whiting has had her “outstanding contribution and achievement to the profession of accountancy” awarded with an internationally-recognised Fellowship.

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Tourism lecturer appointed to new Central Otago advisory board

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 10:55am

Otago Tourism lecturer Doctor Susan Houge Mackenzie has been appointed to the inaugural Tourism Central Otago Advisory Board.

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Pacific outreach programme ready for launch next year

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 9:59am

The Otago Business School is launching its first outreach programme next year in a bid to attract more students.

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Caution for NZ shareholders as study highlights reporting practices and CEO pay

Monday, 10 December 2018 11:33am

University of Otago researchers behind a study investigating corporate financial reporting techniques say shareholders need to be wary of the methods companies are increasingly using to report their results.

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Numeracy concerns prompt grant for trio

Wednesday, 5 December 2018 11:32am

A decline in the numeracy skills of students coming to university has prompted an Otago trio to develop a test to ensure every such student is identified and given the help they need.

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Switching the class for the camera

Thursday, 29 November 2018 9:41pm

While more accustomed to addressing a class of students, one Otago Business School lecturer is getting comfortable addressing the world through a camera.

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Tourism students’ studies benefit charities

Thursday, 29 November 2018 12:04pm

A group of Otago Business School tourism students have raised more than $7000 for local charities by taking their studies out of the lecture theatre and into the community.

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Lecturer hopes to shock her audience into action

Tuesday, 27 November 2018 10:27pm

Dr Helen Roberts is hoping her Kate Talk on Wednesday night at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum will ignite the conversation about pay equity in New Zealand.

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Otago sets new record with Marsden ‘blue-sky’ funding

Thursday, 8 November 2018 8:14pm

The University of Otago has secured not only the most funding from this year’s Marsden Fund grants, but the highest number of grants awarded to any research organisation since the fund began in 1994.

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Otago study calls for end to Government’s “soft” approach to sugary drink regulation

Thursday, 8 November 2018 9:51am

People who drink sugary beverages are more likely to eat fast food and confectionery and less likely to make healthy dietary choices, Otago research has found.

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Top teachers named by OUSA

Thursday, 25 October 2018 12:37pm

For the second year in row, a teacher from Otago’s School of Business has been named the University’s best by students.

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