The 'resources' MBA of the future

THIS week Strictly Boardroom asks for your help to shape future management education in the resources sector.

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Your scribe’s MBA journey started almost 20 years ago now – taking a year off exploration work, when gold prices hit rock bottom, to complete a one-year MBA overseas. Several classmates paid their way through business school on the part-proceeds of becoming dot.com millionaires (hopefully selling down before the bust to come). 

Shift forward two decades and 2018 sees Strictly Boardroom charged with responsibility for planning the future of our local MBA in Perth – or at least one set of them – the MBA family of courses that reside at the University of Western Australia (UWA).

Something must be going right at UWA Business School – as over 500 MBAs are enrolled in the various programs – headed up by the flagship F...