The Beedie School of Business partnered with the Canadian College of Health Leaders to bring together leading experts for a panel discussion on the opioid overdose crisis on February 22, 2017. Moderated by Beedie Adjunct Professor Kate Dilworth, the event – entitled Leadership in the Context of an Adaptive Challenge: The Opioid Overdose Crisis in BC – welcomed leaders with diverse, personal and professional experiences of the challenges faced in tackling the current health crisis.
By Ian Bryce A $500,000 gift from Simon Fraser University alumnus Ryan Beedie will support 25 new undergraduate awards for students in SFU’s Beedie School of Business. The generous gift marks five years since he and his family bestowed $22 million—the largest gift in SFU’s history—to establish the Beedie School of Business. “This wonderful gift will strengthen SFU’s commitment to engage the world,” says SFU President Andrew Petter. “These awards benefit the innovators and entrepreneurs of tomorrow and […]
Keith Beedie, founder and former president of the Beedie Development Group, was honoured by Simon Fraser University with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at the summer convocation ceremony, held on June 7 at the SFU Burnaby campus.
The Beedie School of Business has for many years positioned itself as a pioneer in its field, with innovative research and programs. One such pioneering program is the Management of Technology MBA (MOT MBA), the first program of its kind in Canada, which this year celebrates its fifteenth anniversary.
The 2015 Beedie School of Business Dean’s Student Service Award has been awarded to undergraduate student Jordan Schwartz, in recognition of the extraordinary impact he has made upon the Beedie community.
Zabeen Hirji, Beedie School of Business alumna and Chief Human Resources Officer at the Royal Bank of Canada, has received the Professional Achievement honour at the 2016 SFU Outstanding Alumni Awards.
The Beedie School of Business is delighted to welcome its new dean, Professor Ali Dastmalchian. While Monday, January 4 kicks off his first week in a new role, Beedie is most certainly in wise and experienced hands. Professor Dastmalchian served as dean at the Gustavson School of Business, at the University of Victoria, for 10 years.
One of the hottest topics in research on leadership these days is the revelation that contrary to conventional wisdom, introverts can thrive as leaders of large organizations – and indeed have a multitude of personality traits that can bring success to their role that extroverts cannot offer.