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Our Mission

The School of Business and Law develops industry-ready graduates through high quality teaching and learning experiences and engaged, applied research.

As a provider of an accredited law program, the School is proud to express its commitment to the rule of law and the promotion of the highest standards of ethical conduct, professional responsibility, and community service.

Quality Indicators in Teaching and Learning

ECU has received top rankings in the latest 2018 Quality Indicators in Learning and Teaching in a number of categories.

Out of the 37 public universities ranked, ECU was top ranked in Australia for 'Business and Management' in Quality of Educational experience, Teaching Quality, Skill Development, and Student Support.

Of the 36 public universities teaching law, ECU ranked two top placed categories for the first time in Quality of Educational experience, and Teaching Quality.

Affiliations, Endorsements & Professional Accreditations

The School of Business and Law has strong affiliations with a range of professional associations.

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The School offers a diverse and exciting mix of courses that are developed in consultation with industry groups and combine the latest theory with hands-on, practical experiences.

The School also offers a comprehensive range of courses with major specialisations, that span a variety of disciplines.

Also on offer is an extensive range of postgraduate business and law programs, including our popular MBA degree.

Our Experts

Associate Professor Hadrian G. Djajadikerta

A/Professor Hadrian Djajadikerta

Associate Dean

Research areas and interests

  • Strategic management accounting
  • Behavioural accounting
  • Sustainability reporting
  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Strategic alliances and inter-firm relationships
  • Asia and Indonesia
Professor Kerry Brown

Professor Kerry Brown


Research areas and interests

  • Collaboration, networks and business clusters; capability, strategy, management and policy for infrastructure and asset management
  • Change management and innovation; work-life balance; gender and careers in the public sector; public management and policy.
Professor Sam Huang

Professor Sam Huang

Professor of Tourism & Services Marketing

Research areas and interests

  • Consumer behaviour in tourism
  • Tourism and hospitality marketing
  • Tour guides and guiding service
  • China tourism and hospitality issues
Associate Professor Denise Jackson

A/Professor Denise Jackson

Director, WIL

Research areas and interests

  • Graduate employment and underemployment
  • Work-integrated learning in higher education
  • Professional identity development

Research activity

The School of Business and Law is proud of its research achievements and is committed to continuing its high quality and innovative applied research.


Women Entrepreneurship Week 2018

Monday, 22 October 2018

The School of Business and Law hosted a panel event featuring some of Perth's own female entrepreneurs.

Law and science students work together to develop apps

Monday, 22 October 2018

A group of Law students have begun a project with computer science students in the School of Science to develop mobile applications in the areas of Security and the Law.


SBL Professorial Talk 2018 - Innovation in large services organisations

Innovation is the key to an organisation’s competitive advantage and innovative ideas in an organisation can emanate from various sources. However, do organisations, especially large service organisations actively manage innovation, and how do they do so? This seminar brings together findings about innovation in five large Australian service organisations.

The impact of emotional labour in service excellence

Have you wondered about how to manage emotional labour in the workplace? Dr Julie Nyanjom has been in the management field for over 30 years and will be speaking at Maker and Co as part of ECU's Pop Up Campus Lecture Series. Effective customer service depends on Emotional labour.  Julie will be discussing strategies to help service providers manage emotional labour to create value and achieve service excellence.

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