Committees and boards at Victoria Business School

Victoria Business School has a number of internal and external committees and boards.

External committees and boards

Victoria Business School Advisory Board

The VBS Advisory Board is comprised of highly accomplished individuals who share their knowledge, wisdom and passion for quality higher education in New Zealand through the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of Commerce.

School advisory boards

Each school within the Commerce Faculty has an advisory board that meets regularly to provide advice and guidance.

Internal committees and boards

Victoria Business School has a number of committees and boards including, but not restricted to:

The Faculty Management Team, which comprises the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Associate Deans, Director of Academic Programme Accreditation, Manager of Academic Programme Accreditation, Heads of School, Student and Academic Services Manager, Stakeholder Engagement Manager, HR Manager, and Finance Adviser. The group meets monthly to discuss strategic management issues within the Business School.

Faculty Board meetings are held on average up to 10 times per year and are open to any academic staff member whose teaching and research contributes to the academic programmes for which the Business School has responsibility. The Board also includes five students currently enrolled in our academic programmes and any other persons elected to membership.

Its purpose is to advise the University Academic Board, the Vice-Chancellor and the committees of the Academic Board on all aspects of the academic qualifications, academic programmes and research matters for which the Victoria Business School has responsibility, and on any other academic matters which may be referred to it.

Research and Leave committees operate to assist with the work of the Faculty Research Office.

The Equity Advisory Committee works with the University Equity Advisory Group to coordinate the Victoria Business School's equity strategy with the wider University. Membership includes representatives from the Faculty's schools.