News stories - Waikato Management School

  • Student leaders get a head start on University (20 June 2022)

    Year 13 students from across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty came together last week to take part in the first face-to-face hub days for the Waikato Management School Leadership Academy at the University of Waikato. The programme is designed for ambitious, self-motivated students, supporting them to become stronger leaders who are better equipped to make a positive difference in their school, future careers and communities.

  • NZ-UK FTA will bring benefits for Māori enterprises (7 June 2022)

    Associate Professor of Māori Business Dr Jason Mika has addressed members of the United Kingdom (UK) Trade Select Committee as an expert witness on the implications of the NZ-UK Free Trade Agreement (NZ-UK FTA).

  • Former Hillary Scholar switches codes (2 June 2022)

    From basketball to acting – University of Waikato alumnus Connor Johnston is using the skills he gained from the Sir Edmund Hillary Programme to break into his acting career.

  • Budget 2022 ignores workforce pressures (30 May 2022)

    Pressures on business and workplaces to return to ‘business as usual’ have been overlooked in the Government’s Budget, according to a leading researcher from the University of Waikato.

  • Transforming companies and giving back (26 May 2022)

    When we last caught up with Distinguished Alumnus Jan Zijderveld in 2018, he was three months into the role of CEO for the global beauty brand Avon.

  • Leading the way through disruptive times (25 May 2022)

    Business leader and University of Waikato alumnus Kevin Kenrick has had a common theme throughout his illustrious career - he gravitates towards disruptive industries.

  • From Kiribati to the World Bank (5 April 2022)

    Ben Tokataake, a University of Waikato alumnus, frequently uses the skills learned from his Master of Business and Management (MBM) in his role as advisor at the World Bank.

  • Waikato business heart is strong, says awards judge (11 March 2022)

    The Waikato business community is relatively small, but with a big heart, diverse, and ambitious.

  • Freightways CEO explains complexities of moving goods (4 March 2022)

    University of Waikato alumnus, Mark Troughear, CEO of Freightways explains the complexities of juggling operations, mergers, sustainability and COVID while accommodating increased freight and swift changes.

  • Liz Koh’s mission is to help people plan financially (22 February 2022)

    University of Waikato alumna, Liz Koh's, key mission is to help people to plan successfully for their retirement. She is often the voice on financial matters for the media and has written books on the topic.

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