Masterclass Series

UOW Sydney Business School Masterclass Series

Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong is giving you the opportunity to learn from the best about contemporary business and management issues. The Masterclasses are lectures and workshops designed to develop your skills in a range of core business functions. They will be delivered by key industry speakers that work closely with Sydney Business School and our academics.

Upcoming Masterclasses

Preventing and resolving workplace disputes and grievances

Hon. Jonathan Hamberger PSM, Senior Deputy President, Fair Work Commission

When: Wednesday 27th March 2019
Time: 6:00-7:00pm
Venue: UOW Sydney Business School CBD Campus, Board Room 1, Level 9, 1 Macquarie Pl, Circular Quay


Hon. Jonathan Hamberger PSM, is the Senior Deputy President for Fair Work Commission. Jonathan Hamberger was appointed Senior Deputy President of Industrial Relations Commission in August 2004. He was subsequently appointed to Fair Work Australia (now called Fair Work Commission) when it was established in 2009. Before he came to work at the Industrial Relations Committee he spent over 20 years working for Federal and New South Wales Governments, including in the departments of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Employment and Industrial Relations, Public Works and the NSW Cabinet Office. He was the Employment Advocate from 1998 to 2004. He was awarded the Public Service Medal in the 2004 Australia Day list for outstanding service in improving Australian workplaces. He has a honours degree from Oxford University in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. He has also undertaken a PhD at Macquarie University on ‘Workplace Dispute Resolution Procedures in Australia’ and has been at the Fair Work Commission since 2004.

Building a social enterprise with technology in mind

Ken Kencevski, Devika

When: Monday 1st April 2019
Time: 6:00-7:00pm
Venue: UOW Wollongong Campus, Room 124, Building 40, Northfields Ave, Wollongong


Ken Kencevski believes in a world where businesses can be meaningful, and give people, the planet and pushing boundaries the same priority as profit and prosperity.

His purpose to fulfil this vision has led him to use technology as a tool to enact this change in the world. To achieve this goal he founded Devika, a boutique agency that specializes in enabling people with technology in mind.

Devika works with virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, mobile applications, websites and the internet of things to achieve the best results for every situation. Their clients include Westpac, Dell, Intel, Volt Bank, NSW Transport, University of Wollongong, and NeuRA to mention a few.

Devika’s culture has been built from the following values; listen first, lead with integrity, have fun, be courageous, support one another, explore, be curious and pursue continuous learning.

Last reviewed: 21 March, 2019