The College of Business, Law and Governance (CBLG) is part of the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies and delivers a range of courses in Cairns, Singapore, Townsville and Brisbane*. It is led by the Dean, Professor David Low and promotes, fosters, supports and administers quality teaching and research across four key areas:
Formed in 2014 to provide new opportunities and collaborations for both education and research, a primary focus of the College is ethics, sustainability and governance, as well as an understanding of complex business systems. Our courses equip future leaders with life-long skills that have practical applications in the workplace, and are designed with a variety of options to facilitate lifestyle and work commitments, whether it be studying online or on campus, or on a full or part time basis.
Our multi-campus locations and world-class academics bring an international perspective to our teaching and research. Leading-edge postgraduate study areas reflect global industry needs and include international business, sustainable practice, creativity and innovation, political science, and information technology.
Together with our academic agenda, CBLG is proud to support a number of community organisations and initiatives across the Cairns and Townsville regions.
*Brisbane campus is operated by Russo Higher Education.
Research to help tourism operators speak up about threats to the reef
Thu, 3 Aug 2017
James Cook University and CSIRO researchers say tourism operators on the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) want to talk to their guests about climate change but are often uncertain how go about it.
Survey looks for employer views of business graduates
Tue, 6 Jun 2017
James Cook University researchers are investigating what skills employers want to see in future employees.
JCU to help Queensland Police advance their careers
Thu, 25 May 2017
Members of the Queensland Police Service will be given an edge in their career advancement with the introduction of a new accreditation arrangement with James Cook University’s College of Business, Law and Governance.
International business leadership expert visits Townsville
Wed, 24 May 2017
Internationally acclaimed leadership guru and CEO of Emergent, Holly Ransom, is visiting Townsville to share her knowledge of how organisations can embrace a rapidly-changing workplace.
In the business of research
Thu, 4 May 2017
Senior business academics from around Australia and New Zealand are meeting in Cairns this week.