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Beedie School of Business News

Sam Thiara, Associate Director of Undergraduate Alumni Engagement at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business, has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, a special commemorative medal honouring the significant contributions and achievements by Canadians. The award is being given to Thiara in recognition of his outstanding engagement and leadership. Thiara has worked with hundreds of students and alumni since joining SFU’s Beedie School in 2004, and has also volunteered countless hours […]

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Beedie School of Business News

A team of Beedie School of Business students today captured silver in one of Asia’s most rigorous case competitions, the International Institute for Business Development (IIBD) Case Competition. The team, consisting of BBA students Iris Luong, Renee Chau, and Stefanie Klein, along with MBA student Rob Graham, was one of six teams selected to compete in the final from an initial field of 28 entrants from 12 different countries worldwide. The team was awarded a […]

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Beedie School of Business News

Business students from Italy spent July in Vancouver as part of a unique collaboration between SFU’s Beedie School of Business and the Università Bocconi – and were given a crash course in Canadian culture as part of their visit. The visiting students from Bocconi, located in the fashion capital of Italy, Milan, and regarded as Italy’s top business and economics school, were paired with SFU students from the “Business 492: Management of Fashion Companies,” class […]

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Students from Simon Fraser University showed Canada what they “dared to do” when they finished among the top ten teams at the SIFE National Championship. The competition, part of the 2012 ACE National Exposition held from May 7 to 9 at the Telus Convention Centre in Calgary, Alberta, featured over 50 schools from across Canada competing for the title of national champions. After successfully negotiating the opening round, the SFU team advanced to the final ten and […]

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Beedie School of Business News

by Joanne Leung Some of the world’s most prestigious business schools met in Vancouver for CaseIT 2012, an annual international undergraduate case competition with a strong MIS focus designed to find the best and brightest in strategic IT case analysis. Hosted annually by Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business, CaseIT is an entirely student-organized event in which 16 university teams compete in a 24-hour case deliberation. The winners of this year’s CaseIT competition were: […]

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Sam Thiara, Student Engagement Manager at SFU’s Beedie School of Business, is slated to speak at the upcoming TEDxSFU, the first event of its kind hosted at Simon Fraser University. Thiara, who is also an alumnus of the business school, will be joined by fellow BBA alumnus Shawn Smith, who is co-founder of Global Agents for Change and an instructor of social entrepreneurship at the Beedie School. The TEDxSFU organizing committee is also pleased to […]

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Beedie School of Business News

A team of students from the Beedie School of Business is enjoying the afterglow of a successful journey to Bellevue, Washington to participate in one of North America’s highest-profile business ethics competitions.

The students — Fahad Yasin, Christine Prasad, Sasha Vukovic, Moira van den Akker, and Andrew McKinlay — competed in the LMU/ECOA Intercollegiate Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC), held in Bellevue, Washington from September 21-22. The team competed against a prestigious international field that included the likes of Oxford, USC, INSEAD, Holy Cross and Boston College.

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Beedie School of Business News

SEATTLE– Five undergraduate students from the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University are using Vancouver’s 2011 Stanley Cup Riot as a case study to examine the growing role that social media plays in society and business. The students — Fahad Yasin, Christine Prasad, Sasha Vukovic, Moira van den Akker, and Andrew McKinlay — are competing in the LMU/ECOA Intercollegiate Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC), held in Bellevue, Washington from September 21-22. The SFU […]

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Beedie School of Business News

Sam Thiara, Manager of Student Engagement and Recruitment at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University, has been recognized for his longstanding engagement and leadership by the Leaders of Tomorrow program (LOT) of the Vancouver Board of Trade.

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