Yvonne Breyer

Associate Professor, Chair, Senate Learning & Teaching, Dr

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Yvonne is a non-traditional, award-winning academic with expertise in student success, online learning and digital transformation in higher education. She has led several initiatives with international reach and global impact.


Education/Academic qualification

Leadership and Management in Higher Education, PG Certificate, Macquarie University

PhD, Macquarie University

Master of Arts, University of Duisburg-Essen

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Projects 2006 2018

Research Outputs 2006 2019

Aligning business education with industry expectations on employability and sustainability

Breyer, Y., Tan, L., Zaheer, H., Denby, L. & Rickards, S., 2019, Canberra: Australian Government Department of Education and Training. 79 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearch

Open Access

Digital entrepreneurship: An interdisciplinary structured literature review and research agenda

Zaheer, H., Breyer, Y. & Dumay, J., 1 Nov 2019, In : Technological Forecasting and Social Change. 148, p. 1-20 20 p., 119735.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Health Services Research

Straight from the horse's mouth: Founders' perspectives on achieving 'traction' in digital start-ups

Zaheer, H., Breyer, Y., Dumay, J. & Enjeti, M., 2019, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 95, p. 262-274 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Product development

Course recommendation as a construct in student evaluations: will students recommend your course?

Ang, L., Breyer, Y. A. & Pitt, J., 2018, In : Studies in Higher Education. 43, 6, p. 944-959 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

structural model

Infosys BPO: Case studies for a sustainable future: A critical commentary of the CSR dimensions framing Project Genesis 

Chavan, M. & Breyer, Y., 2018, (Accepted/In press) Industry and Higher Education: Cases studies for a sustainable future. Springer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review


Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Programs that Enhance Learning

Yvonne Breyer (Team leader), Leigh Wood (Recipient), Shaheen Hajira (Recipient), Mauricio Marrone (Recipient) & Laura Heron (Recipient), 14 Sep 2015

Prize: Teaching award


Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Programs that Enhance Learning

Yvonne Breyer (Team leader), Timothy Keighley (Recipient), Philip Goody (Recipient), Prashan Karunaratne (Recipient) & Nathan Sollars (Recipient), 31 Oct 2018

Prize: Teaching award


Activities 2019 2019

  • 1 Participating in a conference, workshop, ...
  • 1 Invited talk
  • 1 Oral presentation

Disrupting the development cycle: Producing the next generation digital MBA

Yvonne Breyer (Speaker)
2 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Whatever happened to MOOCs?

Yvonne Breyer (Speaker)
10 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

2019 Holon IQ The Future of Education and Workforce Summit

Yvonne Breyer (Participant)
17 Oct 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

Press / Media

Top 17 Excel Courses worldwide

Yvonne Breyer


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Other

UNICEF Course recommendations

Yvonne Breyer


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Other

Business schools work towards a better world

Yvonne Breyer


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Other

Where Online Learning Goes Next

Lanchi Snell, Yvonne Breyer & Leonie Tickle


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Other


Transformation Learners’ Lives on a Global Scale: Excel Skills for Business

Yvonne Breyer (Participant), Prashan Karunaratne (Participant), Timothy Keighley (Participant), Leonie Tickle (Participant), Philip Goody (Participant)

Impact: Social impacts