Prepare yourself for the workplace of the future

The Global MBA is structured around six key future-focused capabilities with discipline, knowledge and skills integrated into every capability.

Join a global community of learners and a network of over 18,000 alumni

Global MBA ranked #1 in Australia and #6 globally in CEO Magazine Online

Accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Total units

24 units

Total fees

AUD $33,000


1.5 - 4 years

What you will learn

The Global MBA is a unique program that challenges the idea of a conventional MBA. An innovative curriculum formed around six key capabilities; leading, analysing, strategising, influencing, adapting and problem solving, the Global MBA will equip you with the tools to face the challenges of the future workplace head on. Each unit is designed to deliver an outcome, allowing you to instantly apply the knowledge you’ve harnessed in that unit, in your professional and personal life.


The global MBA offers a range of different learning options.

  • Access free 'Open' content
  • Earn a digital badge
  • Earn university credits
  • Earn your MBA

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Course structure


  • Know your people
  • Know your organisation
  • Adapt your leadership style
  • Become a meaning maker

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  • Be competitive
  • Be global
  • Be disruptive
  • Be sustainable

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  • Manage change
  • Communicate with impact
  • Engage the board
  • Negotiate and resolve

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  • Know your numbers 1
  • Know your numbers 2
  • Know your customers
  • Generate insights

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  • Build personal resilience
  • Become a global citizen
  • Your career, your life
  • Improve yourself, always

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Problem solving

  • Advise
  • Be curious
  • Applied immersion 1
  • Applied immersion 2

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Your study experience

Designed for the future-focused professional, the Global MBA will equip you with the tools to think critically, innovate successfully and solve problems creatively. Whether you are an entrepreneur, a seasoned executive or a volunteer working for a not-for-profit organisation, you’ll have the flexibility to study in your own time, at your own pace, from anywhere in the world.

Connect with industry experts

You’ll connect with and work alongside internationally renowned academics, business leaders, prominent industry partners and influential alumni.

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Gary John Pon

Coming from a technology background, I’m well aware of how it is changing the future global business landscape. I wanted an MBA program that was forward looking to help equip and challenge my thinking in management.

Gary-John Pon Associate Director (Technology) PwC South Africa, Global MBA student

Associate Professor Lan Snell

Meet the Global MBA Program Director

Associate Professor Lan Snell

Academic Program Director

A leader in strategic marketing and change management in the professional services sector, Associate Professor Lan Snell’s industry experience spans more than 15 years. Her academic and teaching expertise includes the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Charles Sturt University and the University of Sydney. Lan holds a PhD in Services Marketing (University of Sydney), a Master of Education (Macquarie University), a Graduate Certificate in Research (Macquarie University) and a Bachelor of Business (UTS).

Contact us

Macquarie Business School

Level 1, 7 Management Drive,
Macquarie University
NSW 2109

T: +61 2 9850 4622