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TAKING CARE OF
The success of Charles
Sturt Uni's Faculty of
Business programs was
evident at a recent
which saw 300 students
EDUCATION, training and workplace
skills are all synonymous with having
a better, more productive workforce
that can build an organisation's
future, leverage its existing
resources and capabilities to satisfy customers,
and make the business of achieving profit that
The value of human resources is nothing new
and is the most ageless of all assets a business
can have. Ongoing education of employees and
updating their skills will render an organisation
proactive; the human resource element will not
date like yesterday's machinery and technology.
Given the value of education and learning,
how hard or easy is it to acquire this asset?
For any company in the Border area and far
beyond, it is as easy as having staff enrol in a
business degree or employing a graduate from
a business degree.
Charles Sturt University offers a wonderful
complement of degrees, diplomas and
certificates from its Albury-Wodonga campus.
These courses prepare students to 'hit the
ground running' so that they can immediately
contribute to the success of the company
they are working for. Among a large array of
Tracy and Mylon, Brenton Richards (computing)
is with Telstra in Melbourne, Angus Coghlan
(international business) is engaged by a large
freight forwarding company in Melbourne, and
Sarah Harris (marketing) is with IBM in Canberra.
Joining these graduates in future years will
be many students who are currently enrolled,
such as Julie Nixon. Julie is a mother of three
who works as an office supervisor with a local
medical practice and is studying to improve
her accounting skills and understanding of
management practices that can make a real
difference in the workplace.
Charles Sturt University prides itself on winning
national awards but perhaps more importantly,
on the flexibility, relevance and effectiveness
of its educational programs that have practical
industry-orientated components such as
business internships and opportunities to
study overseas for students who, for example,
may choose to work in international business.
The university now has approximately 33,000
students, many from our local area but others
from all corners of the globe.
To learn more about how CSU business
programs can benefit your company, call 1800
334 733 or visit www.csu.edu.au
courses is the Bachelor of Business, with
specialisations in accounting, business
studies, information technology (computing),
international business management, marketing
and tourism management.
To suit the needs of employers and students
these and many other courses are offered
with flexibility in mind. Students can study with
face-to-face tuition, by distance education with
comprehensive course notes provided and
ready access to lecturers, or by mixed mode
whereby students can blend the two.
To further facilitate the needs of employers
and students, core subjects are offered in
the evening and during business hours on a
The success of Charles Sturt University's
Faculty of Business programs was never more
evident than at the recent 2010 graduation
ceremony that saw approximately 300 students
graduate. Many of these students were
from the local area, others were from across
Australia and still others were from countries
such as Sri Lanka.
Among the students who have recently
completed their degrees, Michael Daws
(accounting) is employed locally by Stewart
● CSU students celebrate their graduation with a traditional mortar board throw at Albury
Entertainment Centre in April.
charles sturt uni
faculty of business
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