Rod Jones: Navitas

  • Laura Hougaz


Rod Jones co-founded Navitas, a leading global education provider that delivers an extensive range of educational services, including its highly successful English language and pathway programmes, in Australia and internationally. This chapter presents a case study that comprises the background of the educational venture Navitas, the entrepreneurial journey of the co-founder and a profile of the entrepreneur behind the venture.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laura Hougaz
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  1. 1.Study ConnectionsMelbourneAustralia

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