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

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The future of work is about leveraging technology and talent that transforms existing ways of doing business. Learn to optimise workplace relationships and organisational structures, and how to tell the story in painting the future.

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


Disruptive new technologies compel organisations to adapt and respond quickly. Learn how to develop workplace strategies that enhance technology and people to build sustainable platforms and ecosystems.

Be competitive
Be global
Be sustainable
Be disruptive


Data plays a central role in decision making and envisioning futures. Numeracy and financial literacy form the foundations of analytical skills. Learn how to synthesise and critically analyse information in producing strategic insights.

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


Understand the importance of power and politics in shaping the decision-making process and the art of communication and negotiation in bringing about change.

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


Changes in technology, diversity and culture are transforming more than just jobs. They are transforming the meaning and value of work and the motivations to work. Frame your personal and professional value proposition and navigate change with confidence and purpose.

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

Problem solving

This capstone specialisation focuses on developing your problem solving skills in an applied way. Work on real-world, applied projects that draw on the your ability to research, analyse, visualise and generate insights. Customise problem solving tools from best practice frameworks and methodologies as you ideate and develop a solution coached by faculty and industry partners.

Be curious
Applied immersion 1
Applied immersion 2

Meet the Global MBA Program Directors

Associate Professor Lan Snell

Academic Program Director

“The opportunity to work on an online Global MBA that is accessible, inclusive, and future-focused is something that seriously excites me” 

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. She is a board member for the Centre for Volunteering and a Visiting Professor for RMIT Vietnam.

Prior to her appointment at Macquarie University, Lan was Director of Education Services and MBA Director at UTS Business School in Sydney, where she led the implementation of strategic educational projects in blended learning, curatorship of resources and original production, re-accreditation, and development and quality assurance of its MBA.

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).

Associate Professor Yvonne Breyer

Program Director, Design and Experience

“Working on the Global MBA and designing transformational online learner experiences – this is what the future of education looks like”

Associate Professor Yvonne Breyer is an award-winning academic with expertise in student success, online learning and digital transformation in the higher education sector. Yvonne has led several award-winning strategic initiatives with national and international reach. Most recently, she led the ‘Excel Skills for Business’ specialisation, which received the Coursera Outstanding Educator Award for Student Transformation on the back of exceptional learner feedback, global reach and impact.

Yvonne leads the Design and Experience Team for the Global MBA, which includes senior learning designers, media producers and student experience designers, to deliver an innovative and transformative learning experience for our Global MBA students.

She holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics (Macquarie University), a Master of Arts (University of Essen, Germany) and a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education, Leadership and Management (Macquarie University).