CBE alumni event: What can we learn from recent corporate failures?

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Thornbury Room, Stamford Plaza Melbourne Hotel

111 Little Collins Street

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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The ANU College of Business and Economics (CBE) warmly invites you to attend this event for alumni and friends in Melbourne with guest speaker Phil Ruthven.

The recent spate of corporate failures, both from a financial and ethical standpoint, has provided businesses with a plethora of opportunities to improve. Please join CBE alumni and friends as we discuss what you should take-away from these failings and what they mean for business practices moving forward.

About the guest speaker

Phil Ruthven founded the Ruthven Institute in 2017 to help business managers and students to better understand the keys to success and provide the vital information needed to achieve forward planning, effective business strategy and consistent world’s best practice profitability.

Phil Ruthven is the founder and owner of IBISWorld, an international corporation providing online business information, forecasting and strategic services. He is also a director of other companies, advisory boards and charitable organisations.

Phil is a science graduate, with further studies in management and economics at various universities and institutes. He spent over 10 years in the food industry, including executive positions in research, production and marketing, before establishing IBIS in 1971. He is currently a board member of the Australian National University Business College Advisory Board, an Adjunct Professor at The University of Technology Sydney and an ambassador for the Whitelion disadvantaged youth charity.

Phil is widely considered the nation’s most respected strategist and futurist on business, social and economic matters. As one of Australia’s most frequent and prolific commentators in demand by the media, he contributes regularly to radio, TV, newspapers, magazines and documentaries on business, economic and social issues. He also addresses around 50-60 congresses, seminars and conferences each year, having done so for over four decades. He was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in 2014 for his services to business and the community.


Event schedule
6.00pm: Refreshments on arrival
6.30pm: Event formalities commence
7.15pm: Networking with refreshments
8.00pm: Event concludes

ANU representatives from the College of Business and Economics

Professor Steven Roberts, Dean, College of Business and Economics

Associate Professor Vinh Lu, Associate Dean (Advancement & Engagement)

Colin Allen, Head of Advancement

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Thornbury Room, Stamford Plaza Melbourne Hotel

111 Little Collins Street

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Australia

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