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The Canadian healthcare system is one that Canada can rightly be proud of – but that is not to say that there is not work needed. Specific improvements relating to equality, cost, and access would address the challenges faced by the system, for the benefit of all Canadians.

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A trio of awards recognizing outstanding efforts in promoting diversity in business were presented today at the Simon Fraser University 2014 Nancy McKinstry Awards for Leadership in Diversity.

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New Beedie School of Business Dean Blaize Reich welcomed the new cohorts of graduate students at the Segal Graduate School.

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As the first day of the new academic year heralds the start of a journey for students beginning their programs, this year also marks a landmark for the Beedie School of Business, as it finds itself under the tutelage of a new Dean.    

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The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University will this fall welcome back Vancouver radio station CKNW News Talk 980 to the Segal Graduate School to garner leadership insights from some of BC’s top CEOs in the Leadership Talks Series.

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The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University is proud to host the SFU Nancy McKinstry Awards for Leadership in Diversity at the Segal Graduate School on September 17, 2014.

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Since launching its on-demand media streaming service in the US in 2007, Netflix has revolutionized the global entertainment industry. Recently named by Fast Company as one of the top five most innovative companies in the world, its annual revenues last year exceeded $4 billion. So how has it achieved its phenomenal success? Kelly Bennett, BBA alumnus, and Chief Marketing Officer at Netflix, detailed the company’s remarkable success story – and his own – in a […]

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The fall 2013 series of “The Chief Executives” concluded with Charles Jeannes, President & CEO of Goldcorp, discussing the significant impact the extractive sector has on the Canadian economy, which has resulted in gold becoming Canada’s number one export – totaling some $14.5 billion a year. Jeannes was speaking with Bill Good as part of an ongoing partnership between the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University and prominent Vancouver radio station CKNW News […]

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In the wake of the global financial crisis, the need for strong leadership to steer organizations through troubled waters was never greater. Realizing this, Launi Skinner, CEO of one of Canada’s largest credit unions, First West Credit Union, made a conscious decision to develop her own leadership strategy – what she refers to as her “brand of leadership”. Skinner discussed this strategy and more with Bill Good on “The Chief Executives”, as part of an […]

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The fall 2013 series of CKNW’s “The Chief Executives’ continued as Ashley Cooper, President and CEO of Paladin Security, revealed how he has successfully blended the latest technology with cutting-edge training to place his organization at the forefront of the security industry. Cooper was speaking with respected CKNW host Bill Good in front of a live audience at the Segal Graduate School, as part of an ongoing partnership between the Beedie School of Business at […]

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In the midst of the global financial crisis, many investors shied away from problematic sectors. However Chad Wasilenkoff, CEO and founder of Fortress Paper, and a 2010 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year, has a talent for seeing the potential in businesses that send other investors running – and has used it as the foundation for a remarkable career. Wasilenkoff discussed this and more with CKNW host Bill Good as part of the Chief […]

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Why would a leading insurance organization look to McDonalds, Starbucks and Ikea for potential employees? Tina Osen, President and CEO of global insurance brokerage HUB International revealed the answer, along with other fascinating management insights, in the first interview of the fall 2013 series of CKNW 980’s “The Chief Executives”. The event is the result of an ongoing partnership between the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University and prominent Vancouver radio station CKNW […]

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Vancity was today announced as the winner of the Simon Fraser University Nancy McKinstry award for leadership in diversity. The SFU Beedie School of Business Corporate Diversity award recognizes an organization that exemplifies the values of diversity in the workplace. Vancity, Canada’s largest community credit union, was recognized for its commitment to diversity, in particular their extensive community efforts, and their well-rounded approach to addressing the needs of the different identity groups. The award was presented to […]

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The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University will this fall team once again with prominent Vancouver radio station CKNW News Talk 980 to bring management and entrepreneurship insights from some of Canada’s leading business minds to the SFU community. “The Chief Executives” program will bring a selection of the country’s top executives – ranging from outdoor equipment retailer Mountain Equipment Co-op to international gold extraction giant Goldcorp – to SFU’s downtown Vancouver campus […]

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The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University is proud to host the SFU Nancy McKinstry Awards for Leadership in Diversity at the Segal Graduate School on September 25, 2013. The annual awards, now in their fifth year, recognize those who have shown exemplary leadership in advancing the cause of diversity in business. The breakfast event will see a corporate award presented to the organization that exemplifies the values of diversity in the workplace. […]

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The Beedie School of Business brought together some of the world’s leading experts on social inequality to share research and engage in meaningful discussion on how organizations and institutions contribute to or mitigate inequality at the Inequality, Institutions and Organizations Conference. With social inequality remaining a profound issue for both developing and developed societies, the conference sought to further explore the increasing problem of inequality growing in developed countries in conjunction with the growing power […]

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The spring series of CKNW 980’s “The Chief Executives” concluded with Brian Hill, CEO and co-founder of fashion retailer Aritzia, discussing his hands-on approach to the fashion retail industry with CKNW host Bill Good in front of a live audience at the Segal Graduate School. The event was part of an ongoing partnership between the Beedie School of Business and prominent Vancouver radio station CKNW News Talk 980 to bring leadership and business insights from […]

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The spring series of CKNW 980’s “The Chief Executives” continued with Gregg Saretsky, President and CEO of Canadian airline WestJet, sharing his vision for employee engagement with CKNW host Bill Good in front of a live audience at the Segal Graduate School. The event was part of an ongoing partnership between the Beedie School of Business and prominent Vancouver radio station CKNW News Talk 980 to bring leadership and business insights from some of Canada’s […]

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The spring series of CKNW 980’s “The Chief Executives” continued with Tracy Redies, President and CEO of credit union Coast Capital Savings, discussing her journey from selling shoes to leading of one of the country’s largest credit unions with CKNW host Bill Good in front of a live audience at the Segal Graduate School. The event was part of an ongoing partnership between the Beedie School of Business and prominent Vancouver radio station CKNW News […]

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The spring series of CKNW 980’s “The Chief Executives” continued with John Walker, CEO of energy provider FortisBC, sharing his vision for the future of Canada’s energy industry with CKNW host Bill Good in front of a live audience at the Segal Graduate School. The event was part of an ongoing partnership between the Beedie School of Business and prominent Vancouver radio station CKNW News Talk 980 to bring leadership and business insights from some […]

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The spring series of CKNW 980’s “The Chief Executives” continued with Jonathan Whitworth, CEO of marine services organization Seaspan, describing his remarkable career path to CKNW host Bill Good, as well as offering his opinion on BC’s promising economy in front of a live audience at the Segal Graduate School. The event was part of an ongoing partnership between the Beedie School of Business and prominent Vancouver radio station CKNW News Talk 980 to bring […]

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The head of the world’s largest Caterpillar dealer and a global provider of industrial equipment took centre-stage at the CKNW CEO Series held on March 27 at Simon Fraser University’s Segal Graduate School in downtown Vancouver. Mike Waites, who was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Finning International in May of 2008, engaged in a wide-ranging discussion about international business and Canada’s economic prospects with CKNW host Bill Good in front a large audience of Beedie […]

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The spring series of CKNW 980’s “The Chief Executives” continued as Margot Micallef, founder and president of investment firm Oliver Capital Partners, answered CKNW host Bill Good’s questions on business and leadership in front of a live audience at the Segal Graduate School. The event was part of an ongoing partnership between the Beedie School of Business and prominent Vancouver radio station CKNW News Talk 980 to bring leadership and business insights from some of […]

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Warren Roy, founder and CEO of Vancouver tech firm Global Relay, started off the 2013 series of CKNW 980’s “The Chief Executives”, answering radio host Bill Good’s questions in front of a live audience at the Segal Graduate School. The event was the result of an ongoing partnership between the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University and prominent Vancouver radio station CKNW News Talk 980 to bring leadership and business insights from some […]

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The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University and prominent Vancouver radio station CKNW News Talk 980 are teaming up once more this spring to bring leadership and entrepreneurship insights from some of Canada’s foremost business minds to SFU. “The Chief Executives” program will bring a selection of the country’s top executives – ranging from Canadian airline WestJet to fashion giant Aritzia – to SFU’s downtown Vancouver campus in an exclusive series of interviews. […]

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Students and alumni from the Beedie School of Business will put their business development skills to the test as they compete for $5000 of cash prizes in the annual Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize Competition. The Beedie School of Business will once again be strongly represented in the competition, which is open to the public and will be held from 2 – 5pm on February 13 in room 4600 of the Segal Graduate School, with […]

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At the popular seafood restaurant Coast, just a few blocks from SFU’s Segal Graduate School campus in downtown Vancouver, the lunch crowd is filing in. Diners line the big circular bar, working away at outsized platters of Atlantic lobster, Alaskan crab legs, sashimi and oysters. But for environmentally conscious consumers, the savory scene presents a thorny dilemma: How do you know today’s catch won’t be tomorrow’s endangered species? “Most people would like to know that […]

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Deloitte was today announced as the winner of the Simon Fraser University Nancy McKinstry award for leadership in diversity. The SFU Beedie School of Business corporate award recognizes an organization that exemplifies the values of diversity in the workplace. One of Canada’s leading professional services firms, Deloitte was recognized for its commitment to diversity, in particular the diverse composition of its staff, management and board. The award was presented to Deloitte’s Karen Keilty at a sold-out breakfast […]

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The Beedie School of Business has this past week played host to visiting students from the USA, Mexico and Brazil, as the Americas MBA for Executives cohort gathers together in Vancouver for the first time. The Americas MBA is an elective stream in the EMBA program at SFU, which brings together students from participating institutions in the four largest economies in the Americas to work together and study business practice and management issues across different […]

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For Beedie School of Business student Rachelle Hay, SFU’s MBA program has delivered everything that she hoped for and more. And as the end of the program approaches, she is looking forward to taking her career to the next level. Hay recently learned that she has been successful in obtaining a role at Orbis Access (Canada) Limited, and will start the position immediately after the MBA program concludes later this year. Yet like many students, […]

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The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University is hosting some of the world’s foremost experts in the areas of entrepreneurship and social capital at the Segal Graduate School in downtown Vancouver this week at a special academic conference.

Entitled Social Capital and Entrepreneurship: Catalyst or Retardant?, the two-day event takes place on April 20 and 21, bringing together outstanding international and Canadian scholars. They will workshop a series of interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed manuscripts on the relationship between various form of social capital and entrepreneurial activity in commercial, social and cultural contexts.

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Dr. Carolyn Egri, a professor of management and organization studies at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University, has been announced as the recipient of the David L. Bradford Outstanding Educator Award for 2012 from the Organizational Behaviour Teaching Society for Management Educators (OBTS).

The OBTS aims to enhance the quality and promote the importance of teaching and learning across the management disciplines with a focus on the dynamics within and at the interface of individuals, groups and organizations and cultures.

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Contact: Andrey Pavlov, 778.782.5835; 778.782.7922; apavlov@sfu.ca Derek Moscato, 778.782.5038; drmoscat@sfu.ca The graduate finance degree at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business has a new designation – Master of Science in Finance. The change reflects the evolution of SFU’s popular graduate finance program, which attracts students from around the world. Two years ago, faculty members and industry professionals redesigned what was then the Master of Financial Risk Management program – expanding the offering of core quantitative courses. In addition, […]

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The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University is pleased to announce that its graduate finance degree has a new designation: MSc Finance.

The change reflects the evolution of Simon Fraser University’s popular graduate finance program, which attracts students from around the world. Two years ago, faculty members and industry professionals redesigned what was then the Master of Financial Risk Management program – expanding the offering of core quantitative courses. In addition, the new MSc designation better reflects the two fields of specialization, risk management and investment management.

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by Joanne Leung Both students and alumni from SFU’s Beedie School of Business have been selected to compete on February 11 for $5000 in cash prizes at the upcoming Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize Competition, which will take place at the Segal Graduate School of Business in downtown Vancouver. The start-up competition is organized by SFU Venture Connection, recognizing excellence in business development among early-stage clients participating in the VentureSpark program. Of the seven finalists—the […]

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Solving complex problems with public entrepreneurship and technology. Join us for a thought-provoking evening at the Beedie School of Business when the CMA Centre for Strategic Change hosts Professor Anita McGahan as she shares her experience and perspective on the delivery of healthcare in South Sudan. Dr. McGahan will describe how innovative technologies are implemented to improve the health of impoverished communities and demonstrate that even in some of the most remote corners on the […]

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SFU’s Beedie School of Business hosted “A Candid Conversation with Walmart Canada about Sustainability” on Monday, November 21 at the Segal Graduate School of Business in downtown Vancouver. The event was co-sponsored by SFU Beedie’s CMA Centre for Strategic Change and Performance Measurement and SFU Beedie’s NetImpact Chapter. A diverse and engaged audience — consisting of SFU MBAs and BBAs, plus students, faculty and industry professionals from across the Lower Mainland — joined the Beedie School to learn more […]

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