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Quick Bite: Developing the Ability to Think Commercially

Commercial Acumen is a required skill for career progression but how do you learn something that isn’t taught at university? Host: Computershare, Abbotsford

Commercial Acumen is a required skill for career progression but how do you learn something that isn’t taught at university? 

Join us for this Quick Bite event full of ‘how-tos’ to help boost your career, generously hosted by Computershare!

You need to develop the ability to think commercially, in terms of risk and cost allocation, developing strategic relationships, dealing with business proposals, and applying commercial expertise to achieve your desired business outcomes. Hear from three very different accomplished commercial leaders on how they developed the ability to think commercially and take the opportunity to ask them for their insight in a panel session.

Host: Computershare, Abbotsford

Venue: 452 Johnston Street, Abbotsford VIC 3067 *see map and transport/parking details below

Date: Monday, 12th October 2015

Time: 3 – 5pm


Complimentary – Gold/Silver Corporate members
$33 – Bronze/Individual members
$55 – Non-members

Bookings: http://www.trybooking.com/160316



About Computershare

ComputershareComputershare was established in Melbourne in 1978 to provide specialist computer bureau services to Australian share registrars. Listing on the Australian Stock Exchange in 1994 with an initial market capitalisation of AU$36 million, it has grown to over $5.7 billion. Computershare employs over 15,000 people across the globe, providing services to more than 16,000 clients. Today Computershare (ASX: CPU) is a global leader in share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and other specialised financial and communication services. The company also specialises in mortgage servicing, corporate trust services, class action and bankruptcy administration, utility processing and a range of other diversified financial and governance services in all major financial markets with a presence in over 24 countries.

How to get there

Computershare map

Computershare Head Office

452 Johnston St, Abbotsford (Corner of Johnston & Clarke St)

Telephone: 03 9415 5000

Parking Information

Abbotsford Convent: Paid public parking is available at the Abbotsford Convent directly across the road. Access is via St Heliers Street, Abbotsford (please refer map on left). Approx. cost is $6 for 2.5 hrs and $7 for 3 hrs.

Limited onsite visitor parking at Computershare: We have around 20 visitor bays available for NAWO attendees. Entry to the car park is via Johnston St (corner of Johnston & Clarke St).

Public Transport

By Train:

Victoria Park Station is an easy 10 min walk from our office and trains run every 15 mins to/from the city (South Morang & Hurstbridge lines).

Walking directions from train station:

  1. From Victoria Park Station walk towards Johnston Street
  2. Turn left at Johnston Street (east, away from city)
  3. Continue along Johnston Street (700 metres / 10 minutes)

By Bus:

There are two buses that run down Johnston St to/from city:

– 200: City (Melbourne Central) – Bullen

– 207: City Doncaster – (SC via Kew Junction)

By Tram (walking time: 20 – 25 minutes):

Catch tram 109, 12 or 48 to Victoria Street / Nicholson Street (Abbotsford)

Walking directions from tram stop:

  1. Head east on Victoria Street toward Nicholson Street, Abbotsford (14 metres / 1 minute)
  2. Turn left onto Nicholson Street and continue until you reach Johnston St (10 – 15 mins)
  3. Turn right onto Johnston Street and continue until you reach our office (approx. 5 mins)

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