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The Beedie School of Business HEC Montréal Sustainability Challenge 2014 team. From left to right: Shaun McPhee, Michelle Martin, Anca Jelescu and Adrian Mitescu.

Beedie School of Business News

A team of Beedie School of Business MBA students has earned a top three finish at the prestigious HEC Montréal Sustainability Challenge 2014 case competition.

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Female registration for the Beedie School of Business MBA program is 52%­­ this year – more than 15% higher than the average for AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)-accredited business schools.

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Think of a typical MBA class. Does your mind’s eye see a class of smart, intense men? Well, you’d be wrong – if you were at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University. This year, the full-time MBA program – that classroom you were thinking of – is comprised, more than half, of females. (Who are equally smart and equally intense.)

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The Beedie School of Business is pleased to welcome the first cohort of students to its newest graduate program, the part-time MBA at Surrey. The new cohort was welcomed to the school at an opening reception and orientation at the SFU Surrey campus on January 10, with classes beginning the following week. “We are very pleased by the caliber of students in the program, as well as their enthusiasm and commitment to this opportunity,” said […]

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MBA programs at the Beedie School of Business have been recognized in a new ranking of the top ten MBA programs across Canada. The Canadian Business MBA rankings focus on programs that provide students with value for money. They identify programs providing good classroom experiences that do not remove participants from the workforce for an extended period, while also producing an increase in salary in comparison to tuition. The Beedie School of Business was recognized […]

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The following article was published in the Financial Post on September 25, 2013. Colleen Collins likes to illustrate the difference between men and women moving up the executive ranks with an anecdote. “If a woman sees a job with 12 requirements, and she can meet 10 of them, she won’t think she’s qualified to apply. But a man with only two of [the 12] skills believes he is,” says the former associate dean for Simon […]

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The following article was published by BC Business on September 3, 2013. The Surrey campus opens its doors to the city’s first graduate business program. After years of asking for more local business programs, Surrey will see its first MBA program launch in January. The part-time degree was created for SFU’s Surrey campus after years of consulting with local business organizations and businesses themselves, according to Colleen Collins, associate dean of the Segal Graduate School […]

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Anthony Chan’s long-term affiliation with the Beedie School of Business has given him a unique insight into the needs of the students – one that not only benefits those he teaches, but as the winner of the TD Canada Trust Distinguished Teaching Award for 2013, has undoubtedly benefited him too. Chan, a lecturer in Beedie’s Management Information Systems (MIS) area, actually studied for his undergraduate degree at Simon Fraser, where he majored in MIS. After […]

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The following story was published by SFU News on June 10, 2013. MBA graduate Zain Nayani has dedicated his career to social development — and his SFU education is helping him take this passion to the next level. Originally from Pakistan, Nayani worked in the finance field in his home country before deciding that his career needed a new direction. “I started to devote a lot of my time to working with developmental organizations, and […]

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Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business has announced another first with its MBA program at Surrey, one of Canada’s fastest-growing major cities and an important economic hub for the south Fraser region and British Columbia. The part-time Surrey MBA program will meet the needs of a growing number of managers, entrepreneurs and business leaders seeking to enhance their business skillset without skipping a beat in their professional careers. Featuring the same curriculum as SFU’s […]

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A team of MBA students from the Beedie School of business has dominated the field at the prestigious Intercollegiate Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC), taking first place in the 10-minute presentation and winning silver in the 30-minute presentation. The team, consisting of SFU MBA students Sophie Collins, Negar Hadavi, Laura Anderson and Erin Lane, and Management of Technology MBA student Winnie So, emerged victorious from a strong field of 25 competing teams from across the […]

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