The Friends of Griffith Business School group was formed to promote further engagement between the Gold Coast business community and the School.
Take advantage of services within Griffith Business School, including:
- opportunities to collaborate with thought leaders
- access to student interns through our internship programs
- access to the latest business research
- networking opportunities with like-minded Gold Coast-based business and industry professionals.
Connect with Griffith Business School
If you would like to enquire about student internship opportunities, potential research collaborations, relevant educational programs, or about employment opportunities for our graduates, please submit your enquiry via the link below. Griffith Business School staff member Mrs Lynlea Small will ensure the appropriate Department or staff member connects with you.
Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct
Connecting expertise, knowledge and innovation with business and industryOn Friday 7 October, Di Dixon, Project Director, Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct, spoke at The Friends of Griffith Business School lunch and updated guests about the city's growing innovation hub and the work of the partners project office to drive business and investment into the Precinct.
Guests learnt about the 200 hectare Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct which incorporates Griffith University, Gold Coast University & Private Hospitals and the Commonwealth Games Village. The Games Village area will provide the legacy of residential, business and research opportunities post 2018 Commonwealth Games to create a rapidly growing vibrant community where people can live, learn, work and grow. Steve Grimes, Project General Manager - Parklands, GROCON, also gave an update on the new mixed-use residential community within the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct.
Business community embrace 2016 Entrepreneurship Seminar SeriesGriffith Business School, in conjunction with the Logan Office of Economic Development, are proudly hosting the 2016 Entrepreneurship Seminar Series. The series of ten seminars cover business topics relevant for 'start up' businesses and small to medium enterprises (SMEs). Held on the Logan campus, the seminars are free of charge and everyone is welcome.
So far the series has hosted six seminars drawing more than 233 participants. Topics covered include: Entrepreneurial thinking; Creating new business opportunities; Viability screening for new business opportunities; Intellectual property protection; Using IT in your Business and Business model design and implementation.
Budding entrepreneurs, students (including high school students), local government as well as the not-for-profit and business communties are embracing the series. Some of the comments from an evaluation of the August seminar are below:
“I appreciate that this quality of training is available for free, thank you to the academics and practitioners who provide this.”
“I value the academic foundation that I can then align with the practitioner application.”
The next seminar is to be held on 20 September and is entitled, ‘Brand development and promotion’. Dr Anita Love from the Department of Marketing will provide a theoretical presentation, and Terry Skene, Managing Director, Kingston Park Raceway will present from a practitioner perspective.