Susan Steer

  • Current Position:
    Online MBA Development Manager, Otago MBA
  • Previous Position:
    • MBA Admissions and Student Development Manager, University of Otago;
    • Practical Work Coordinator, Lincoln University (NZ);
    • Graduate School Administrator, University of Worcester (UK)
  • Education:
    • BA (Hons) Social Policy - Leeds Metropolitan University
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
The Otago Online MBA is a high quality programme and we work hard to ensure that it remains a world class programme.

Goals and Missions

Susan's roles and responsibilities include the important missions of:

  • Ongoing development of the Online MBA into a world-class programme
  • Create an integrated online learning environment for both teaching staff and students
  • Working with lecturers to ensure a smooth delivery of the Online MBA curriculum.

International Work Experience

Susan has over fifteen years experience working in the tertiary education sector, in both the UK and New Zealand. In previous roles, she has been involved in postgraduate admissions, coordinating work placements, and managing overseas exchange programmes. She has been living in Dunedin for five years and is enjoying everything the city and Otago Peninsula has to offer.

Reasons Susan enjoys working in the MBA programme

Susan really enjoys working in a role that enables her to interact with so many people from around the world, including both lecturers and students.  Being part of the team which supports each candidate in achieving their goals, and witnessing their progress from joining the programme, to completion of the MBA, is very rewarding.

Global Perspective

The Otago MBA curriculum is designed so that our students are ideally placed to develop skills to manage global businesses and challenges. These includes engaging with cohort of classmates, lecturers and guest speakers from different professional and cultural backgrounds, going for an international exchange in another world renowned business school or undertaking a business project anywhere in the world. Our Alumni testify that the Otago MBA was a life changing experience for them and they continue to realise benefits even many years after graduation.