Five Waikato management graduates are celebrating the pivotal role they've played in the success of a world-first hydrofoil water bike, which won gold at the the 2017 Designers Institute Best Awards last week.
Research seminar: Export performance by SMEs in developing nations
12 October 2017 | Starts on: 24 October 2017 10: 00 a.m.
Exporting activity is important for international competitiveness. Yet little is known about SMEs in developing countries, such as Brazil, who try to enter foreign markets, says Dr Jorge Lengler, a visiting academic from Durham University Business School.
Research seminar: Exit and re-entry decisions of multinational enterprises from emerging economies
12 October 2017 | Starts on: 24 October 2017 12: 00 p.m.
Visiting academic Dr Roberta Aguzzoli (Durham University Business School) will give a research seminar on 24 October looking at exit and re-entry decisions by multinationals in emerging economies.
Race Relations Commissioner pays a visit
11 October 2017
Waikato Management School was pleased to host a visit last week by New Zealand's Race Relations Commissioner, Dame Susan Devoy.
Low-cost train proposal a winner
11 October 2017
A two-hour train journey to Britomart could cost as little as $25 return if the government and local authorities supported such a service, according to a new report prepared by Waikato Management School's Institute for Business Research.
Report: Fieldays now worth half a billion dollars to NZ
11 October 2017
Fieldays has grown into an event of national significance, according to a new economic impact report prepared by Waikato Management School's Institute for Business Research (IBR).
Research seminar: 'From evolution of online reviewers: A social learning perspective'
09 October 2017 | Starts on: 12 October 2017 10: 30 a.m.
Electronic word-of-mouth (eWOM) and online reviews are of keen interest to academic scholars. But how much value do they really have?
Our strategic management students pitched some bold ideas for selling Zealong's range of luxury, organic teas to the rest of the world at the 42nd WMS Case Competition.
New migrants to Hamilton are being given a warm embrace by a new initiative aimed at helping them settle into the community, known as 'Plant Your Roots'.
PM Scholarship winner says 'hola' to Latin America
05 October 2017
Bachelor of Business Analysis , 2017
Economics and Supply Chain Management
Research seminar: '30 years of being wrong': Reviewing the approach to quality-adjusted prices in demand analysis
04 October 2017 | Starts on: 12 October 2017 01: 00 p.m.
An economics research seminar on 12 October will examine how consumers respond to price rises, both in terms of quantity and quality of items that are purchased. And what could this mean for proposed taxes on unhealthy foods?
Send me an angel, right now!
03 October 2017
A group of third-year public relations students - the Angels of Hamilton Gardens - have found success with their campaign to raise $3,000 for a new Surrealist Garden.
The 'tiny house' movement is sweeping across the nation, and Waikato Managment School graduate Nathan Orr has launched a social enterprise to help more people get into affordable, mobile tiny homes.
PR campaigns promote garden fantasy to the public
03 October 2017 | Starts on: 05 October 2017 05: 30 p.m.
Come and watch our talented Public Relations students in action this Thursday evening as they present their real-world communication campaigns on behalf of their client, the Friends of Hamilton Gardens.
Zealong Tea is looking for the perfect brew of business innovation
03 October 2017 | Starts on: 04 October 2017 06: 30 p.m.
Please join us for Waikato Management School's 43rd Case Competition, when each of the four finalist teams will pitch their strategic business ideas for Zealong Tea Estate.
Sustainable beef product earns top prize at Marketing Trade Show
02 October 2017
Creating products that leave a smaller footprint on the planet were top of mind for our first-year marketing students at the WMS Marketing Trade Show, held 29 September.
Waikato's MBA participants jumped at the opportunity to meet Zespri CEO Lain Jager, while presenting their ideas on how the company could grow exponentially in the future.
Symposium puts finance research at WMS in the spotlight
25 September 2017
Waikato Management School is co-hosting a symposium in Auckland on 2nd October that aims to promote industry-relevant, empirical research by finance academics.
Research seminar: Payment for environmental service schemes
12 September 2017 | Starts on: 12 September 2017 01: 00 p.m.
Join us for an economics research seminar on 27 September focused on using 'nudges' to boost participation and performance of Payment for Environmental Service (PES) schemes.
Waikato gets a mention the New York Times
06 September 2017
Our Bachelor of Communication Studies got name-checked in the New York Times, thanks to Waikato alumna Jacinda Ardern.