MURRA Indigenous Business

Masterclass Program 

Word Class Presenters
learn from globally recognised faculty and experts in transformational leadership, 
power, influence, negotiations, strategy and innovation.

Daily Schedule
The carefully-designed schedule is intense, with classes, presentations, health and well-being activities and guest speakers scheduled from 7am – 8pm on all days.

Amanda Sinclair, Professorial Fellow

Amanda Sinclair joined Melbourne Business School in 1988 and was appointed Foundation Professor of Management of Diversity and Change in 1995 and a Professorial Fellow in 2012. After completing her PhD in Political Psychology at the University of Melbourne, Amanda has worked as an academic and consultant, coaching individuals and senior management teams in the government and corporate sectors.

Jody Evans, Associate Professor of Marketing

Jody joined Melbourne Business School in 2002 as a Senior Lecturer and is currently an Associate Professor Marketing and the Associate Dean of Engagement.After completing her PhD at Monash University, Jody was a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Retailing and Marketing, Manchester Metropolitan University Business School.

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Intake 1 - April 12th 2019 (Now Full)

Intake 2 - Sept 13th 2019 (Now Full)

MURRA means “Fish net” in the Woi Wurrung language of the Wurundjeri people of Melbourne. It represents a gathering of Indigenous entrepreneurs, executives, managers and traditional owners who are joined by a common purpose to develop business opportunities for the benefit of their communities.

If you are an Indigenous entrepreneur, holder of native title or a senior manager expected to develop and implement strategy and would like the tools to grow your business and develop economic opportunities for your community, this is the program for you. Over 12 days, we will provide you with the right frameworks to ask the right questions.

Want to know more?

Contact us to find out more about the MURRA Indigenous Business Master Class Program.

"Indigenous entrepreneurship has been around for tens of thousands of years. MURRA made us realise what Indigenous business are already doing and their amazing potential. It changes the way you think, it opens up new possibilities and makes you realise that it's all within your reach."
Practical outcomes:
  • Frameworks to grow and consolidate your business and/or organisation and your career
  • Overall understanding of key areas vital to success - strategy, finance, marketing, people and talent management, negotiations and leadership
  • Networks - the power of informal relationships - which continue beyond program
  • Diverse cohort provides collaboration and joint venture opportunities
  • Post-program support - mentoring and consulting projects

MURRA is a residential program which is delivered in 3 x 4-day modules in Carlton Victoria. There are two intakes in 2019.

Intake 1 (Now Full)

Module 1 - April 12-15

Module 2 - May 20-23

Module 3 - July 19-22

Intake 2 (Now Full)

Module 1 - September 13-16

Module 2 - October 11-14

Module 3 - November 22-25

*Cost: $1800 + GST

Travel and accommodation support is available to successful interstate candidates.

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Proudly Supported by

Ian O. Williamson

Founding Partners

Program Details


Minnie King, Director - Embley Consulting

*Intake 1 is now full.  Applications for Intake 2 are now open

Please contact us to receive information on dates for 2020. 

*Intake 1 is now full.  Applications for Intake 2 are now open

*Intake 1 is now full.  Applications for Intake 2 are now open