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The FEAL MBS Masters Program is designed to help fund executives enhance their skills and knowledge, inspire new ideas, deliver keen insight and support your on-going professional development.

There are two scholarships available for the First 2018 module “Managerial Decision Making” to be held 29 April – 4 May at Carlton campus of Melbourne Business School. Generously supported by AMP Capital and QIC, the two scholarships are open to all superannuation executives.

This module is based on state-of-the-art neurobiological research that sheds light on the obstacles we face when making decisions. By discovering the roots of many of these difficulties we can also learn solutions to the problems created by our biological history.

  • Neurobiology and Neuroanatomy
  • Judgemental biases: Framing, Priming and Anchoring
  • Expectations and stereotypes – when is the gut feeling right?

Please note applications close Friday 9 February 2018.

Frequently Asked Questions

This section provides answers to questions that come through on a regular basis. Be sure to have a quick read before you prepare your application.

How do I apply?
To apply for this Scholarship click on the ‘Apply Now’ tab to download an application form and save it to your desktop (it is a writeable .pdf). Return completed application via email to joanna.davison@feal.asn.au Cc renee.villasanti@feal.asn.au
If you need assistance please phone (02) 9299 6648.

What are the selection panel looking for?
The selection panel is looking for concise, relevant and informative responses to the questions posed in the application form. In a two or three paragraph response provide a strong ‘business case’ as to why you should receive a Scholarship this year. Consider how the program content would assist you in meeting your professional and career goals, or in achieving specific KPIs. Try to be clear and direct and help the selection panel understand how the Scholarship opportunity would be helpful to you.

Who is on the selection panel?
Your application will be treated with the strictest confidence at all times by our selection panel:

  • Jane Perry – FEAL Chair
  • Brian Delaney – Executive Director of Strategy, Client & Global Markets, QIC
  • Tim Nation – Head of Institutional Business, AMP Capital
  • Don O’Sullivan – Associate Professor of Marketing, MBS

Key dates to remember:
Applications close Friday 9 February 2018

I have submitted an application previously but was not successful – should I apply again?
Former applicants are encouraged to apply. Review your previous Scholarship application and consider how you could improve it. Ensure the question responses reflect your current thoughts and needs.

I am not a FEAL member. Can I still apply?
The ability to receive FEAL scholarships is one of the benefits of FEAL Membership. If you are not currently a member of FEAL then why not apply for membership and a scholarship at the same time. All FEAL members, whether new or existing, are eligible to receive a Scholarship. Click here for membership details.

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Current and previous students

Mary Murphy

Mary Murphy

Chief Marketing Officer, First State Super

This course was challenging! Jenny George and Dr Sam Wylie, were excellent in their ability to explain the boarder picture as well as deep dive into the detail. I wanted especially to pass on huge 'thank you' to FEAL and AMP Capital for the scholarship. WOW! What a surprise I was honoured and flattered that I had been selected as the recipient. I think it gave me even more reason to 'give it my all'. The support was truly appreciated. So it is onto Mt Eliza to a subject that I think will be less foreign to me but I am sure no less challenging! I cant wait!

Lisa Samuels

Lisa Samuels

Executive, Marketing Strategy, HESTA Super Fund

“The FEAL MBS course teaches world’s best practice concepts whilst ensuring this theory is approached at a practical level through group discussions with industry peers. I would highly recommend this course — it has expanded my thinking regarding leadership and management principles.”

Julie Lander

Julie Lander

Chief Executive Officer, CareSuper

“The FEAL MBS program provides fund executives with the opportunity to continue their learning while gaining post graduate qualifications at world class business schools. The ability to apply the leadership and other principles to our work in the superannuation sector is invaluable and the camaraderie forged between participants is an added benefit. I highly recommend the program to current and aspiring leaders.”

Terms and Conditions

  • Applications received after the specified deadline will not be considered.
  • The decision of the selection panel is final and no subsequent correspondence will be entered into.
  • The Scholarship is only open to FEAL members and applicants must be employed with their fund at the time of the Scholarship.
  • Non members who are superannuation fund executives are eligible to apply. If successful you must join FEAL to receive your Scholarship.
  • Successful applicants may be called upon to deliver a report to FEAL members.
  • FEAL Directors are not eligible to apply.