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Daniel Shapiro, dean of the Beedie School of Business, teaching the Americas MBA for Executives cohort.

Beedie School of Business News

The following is an excerpt from the full article published in 24 Hours Toronto on August 11, 2014, and features comment from Beedie School of Business associate dean Ian McCarthy.

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From left to right: Jasmine Cumberland, Ian Klassen, Pamela Hernandez

Beedie School of Business News

A trio of Beedie School of Business alumni has been elected to the SFU Alumni Association Board of Directors for 2014/15 following the May elections.

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Beedie School of Business News

The Beedie School of Business will this weekend host the inaugural SFU Beedie Net Impact Sustainability Challenge Case Competition.

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Alice Longhurst (left) and Alannah Cervenko founded the Graduate Women’s Business Council at the Beedie School of Business in 2011 while studying on the MBA program.

Beedie School of Business News

The following is an excerpt from the full article published in the Globe and Mail on May 23, 2014.

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MBA students at the Beedie School of Business have introduced a series of lunchtime lectures to learn about their peers' personal work experience in a wide range of industries.

Beedie School of Business News

By Tako Young. On a typical weekday lunchtime, one can expect waves of MBA students at the Beedie School of Business to flood out of the lecture room to take a well-deserved lunch break. Recently, however, scores of eager students have stayed put in the classroom to continue their learning experience – this time to glean knowledge from their own classmates.

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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.

Beedie School of Business News

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 SFU Surrey campus.

Beedie School of Business News

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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Beedie School of Business News

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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Beedie School of Business News

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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