Torrens University Australia is pleased to announce it has acquired the internationally recognised Chifley Business School to form Chifley Business School at Torrens University Australia – set to deliver industry-aligned business programs geared towards the professional leaders of tomorrow.
For over two decades Chifley Business School has provided management development programs throughout Australia and overseas, including Master of Business Administration (MBA) and related postgraduate courses. Originally founded in 1989 as the education arm of Professionals Australia, CBS has regularly been ranked one of the Top 20 MBA Providers and Top 10 Value for Money MBA providers in Australia. With 10,000+ alumni, Chifley Business School’s past and present students will join the global Laureate International Universities network of over 1 million students worldwide.
Commenting on the launch of Chifley Business School at Torrens University, Vice Chancellor, Professor Justin Beilby, said: “Chifley Business School has long been committed to the delivery of flexible, industry-aligned programs, designed by industry for industry. Chifley Business School at Torrens University Australia students will benefit from the combined strength, innovative approach and resources of both institutions, as well as having the opportunity to leverage what is a formidable powerhouse of joint industry and professional connections spanning 29 countries across the globe.”
Mr Simon Finn, CEO of Chifley Business School said: “This collaboration between Chifley Business School and Torrens University will result in the delivery of new and specialised market-leading programs in high demand industries, including those from our founding organisation, Professionals Australia, which has 25,000+ members and wider network of 750,000+ professional association members.”
Ms Linda Brown, CEO of Laureate Australia and President of Torrens University Australia said: “We are incredibly excited about this new venture, which reflects Torrens University’s strategy to partner with market leading institutions and businesses to co-create a future focussed university where graduate outcomes deliver ethical global leadership and innovative economies.”
The first round of courses to be delivered via Chifley Business School at Torrens University Australia will commence in September 2015 and will include a Masters of Business Administration, Masters of Global Project Management and nested courses including graduate certificates in Management and Strategy Leadership.
For more information on Chifley Business School at Torrens University Australia, including course enquiries and registrations phone 1300 575 803.