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An interdisciplinary team of SFU undergraduates has qualified as one of two teams that will represent Canada at The Global Challenge, taking place at the University of Oxford, UK, on April 30 and May 1. The Global Challenge is an international competition for students to explore and present ideas around social and environmental change.

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A group of Beedie students raised $25,800 for the Canadian Cancer Society last semester, in an initiative run as part of a project management class at the school.

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A team of Beedie School of Business undergraduate students took home the silver at the 14th annual Eller Collegiate Ethics Case Competition, held at the University of Arizona from October 20-22.

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The first students to complete the new Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization program at SFU’s Beedie School of Business are preparing to transform their game-changing technology inventions into viable, commercialized innovations.

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Taylor Ward’s student experience has been tailor-made for success.

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  Sarah Lubik is in the business of creating entrepreneurs.

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  Beedie School of Business faculty Sarah Lubik and Avi Bick have been named winners of the 2016 TD Canada Trust Distinguished Teaching Award. The prestigious award is the highest teaching honour of its kind at the Beedie School.

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The following article was published in the Georgia Straight on August 17. By Charlie Smith.

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Net Impact has announced the 2016 Gold standings for Net Impact chapters, awarding Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business the prestigious Gold standing. These standings, based on the chapter’s performance this past academic year, represent the most outstanding chapters in the Net Impact network. This year, just 38% of over 300 Net Impact chapters worldwide achieved Gold standing. “Of our network of over 300 chapters worldwide, Net Impact’s Gold chapters represent the brightest, most […]

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The Beedie School of Business continues to build strong ties in international business education through the Bocconi Campus Abroad program. For three weeks in July a cohort of 29 students from the Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan traveled to Vancouver to take a condensed course in marketing with a select number of Beedie students. The Bocconi Campus Abroad program has been active for nine years, with a different topic being co-taught by two Bocconi […]

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A dedication to community engagement and a passion for experiential learning have earned Beedie School of Business lecturer Kamal Masri a Surrey Leader Community Leaders Award.

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  First year Beedie School of Business undergraduate students Stefanie Huffman and Kimberley Venn could pass for twin sisters. The pair not only share an uncanny resemblance, but also an inherent ability to think alike and work together – one that made them a force to be reckoned with at this year’s Enactus National Exposition.

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When Naqib Azad graduates from the BBA program at SFU’s Beedie School of Business today, he leaves behind a legacy in empowering students to benefit society through social entrepreneurship.

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Business education in action takes to world stage.

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Beedie School of Business undergraduate students comprised almost one third of the recipients at the 2016 Surrey Board of Trade’s Top 25 Under 25 Awards.

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Undergraduate students at the Beedie School of Business are learning how to market the most valuable commodity of all: themselves.

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Vancouver entrepreneur Andrew Harries appointed to newly created position. 

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Beedie School of Business undergraduate students continued their impressive form at global case competitions in 2016, earning the gold medal at the prestigious APEX Business-IT Global Case Challenge, one of the world’s premier management information systems case competitions.

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Beedie School of Business students’ dedication to social innovation paid off at the Enactus National Exposition, as Enactus SFU took home the Capital One Financial Education Challenge award and reached the semi finals of the overall competition.

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At Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business, students in the pioneering Executive MBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership program are set to benefit from a new partnership – one that will expose them to some of the world’s top research in Indigenous governance and economic issues.

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The following article was published by Burnaby Now on April 28. By Cayley Dobie.

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At the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University, a host of Entrepreneurship and Innovation programs are empowering students from a multitude of disciplines to harness their skills in order to create game-changing ventures.

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Graduate students at the Beedie School of Business savoured success in the field of sustainability, as they both hosted and competed at the third annual SFU Net Impact Sustainability Challenge.

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The Beedie School of Business continued its run of success at case competitions in 2016 with a third place finish at the University of Navarra International Case Competition (UNICC).

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A team of MSc in Finance students captured the silver medal at the prestigious Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA) Risk Management Challenge finals.

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Some of the brightest young minds from across the Pacific Northwest region will congregate at the Beedie School of Business in April to tackle sustainability issues in business at the third annual SFU Net Impact Sustainability Challenge.

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Two teams of students from the Beedie School of Business took home the gold and silver medals in the regional stage of the CFA Institute Research Challenge.

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A strong sense of moral values passed down from father to son has stood Ryan Beedie in good stead throughout his career. Prioritizing doing the right thing over financial cost has ensured long-term success for the Beedie Group since Ryan’s father, Keith, established it in 1954 – and Ryan has no intention of abandoning these values now.

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Four students from the MSc Finance program at the Beedie School of Business emerged victorious over three teams from Western Canada to win the regional round of the prestigious PRMIA Risk Management Challenge.

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Beedie School of Business lecturer Kamal Masri has never been afraid to take chances.

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Beedie School of Business senior lecturer Kathleen Burke’s first teaching position was an awakening – both figuratively and literally.

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Hands-on learning is increasingly a staple of business school education, with students expected to apply theory from the classroom to real-world situations.

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Symphony musicians, to their audience, would appear to have a simple job: in black and white uniforms, arrive with their instruments, play with passion and perfection, receive applause, then leave for home.

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Students at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business this semester leveraged a project management class project to raise funds for cancer – and after narrowly failing to reach their ambitious $30,000 target, dipped into their own pockets to make up the shortfall.

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The following is an excerpt from an article published in the Globe and Mail on November 4, 2015. By Jennifer Lewington, Globe and Mail.

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The Beedie School of Business’ Speakers on Campus program this month celebrates one year of successfully connecting business education with real world industry experience.

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An innovative new partnership between SFU’s bookstore and a class of Beedie School of Business undergraduate students could point to a new direction in the future of university bookstores – as a laboratory for putting business education into action.

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In 2013 when the SFU JDC West team was named Academic School of the Year, the scenes of euphoria among the victorious students were both heartwarming and inspirational in equal measure. Now a new crowd-funding initiative at the Beedie School of Business is aiming to make such scenes an annual occurrence.

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Some of Canada’s most respected leaders of extractive resource companies and First Nations communities attended the Beedie School of Business on September 29 to impart leadership insights upon the students of the Executive MBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership.

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Tremendous progress has been made in the last few decades in improving relations between Aboriginal peoples and resource development, caused by what can be described as, “A seismic shift in attitudes from both sides.” And though the future is clouded in uncertainty, there is cause for hope that this trend will continue.

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Starting this fall, SFU’s Beedie School of Business and nine other top Canadian universities will begin granting a new and noteworthy Award to some of Canada’s most deserving and internationally minded students.

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The next generation of budding entrepreneurs from faculties across Simon Fraser University gathered at Surrey City Hall, all with one goal: to become a member of the 2015 cohort of The Next 36.

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A new certificate from Simon Fraser University will allow any undergraduate student from faculties across the university to add innovation and entrepreneurship training to their education.

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Beedie School of Business lecturer Kamal Masri has been awarded the Canadian Cancer Society’s Community Champion Award, in recognition of his remarkable fundraising efforts for the Society.  

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Participating in the Beedie Endowment Asset Management fund (BEAM) is paying dividends for the students’ careers.

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Dr. Sarah Lubik, a lecturer in entrepreneurship and innovation at the Beedie School of Business, and co-director of the Tech Entrepreneurship@SFU program, has been announced as Director of Entrepreneurship for SFU.

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SFU’s Beedie School of Business offers researchers a way to bring their world-changing thinking to practical applications in the global marketplace.

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Drone technology that can be used to monitor crops, a medication management device, and an app-enabled pregnancy monitoring device were just some of the innovative interdisciplinary technology ventures showcased at the final class presentation for the 2014/15 Tech Entrepreneurship@SFU cohort.

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California’s Bay Area houses some indisputably world-class technology companies. Google, Samsung, and LinkedIn, to name only a few, are headquartered in the area. Operating in secrecy on game-changing ideas and products, these companies make Silicon Valley the undeniable global hub of innovation.

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Sixteen Beedie School of Business BBA students were among those celebrating at the Burnaby Board of Trade (BBOT) Access Student Career Development Program 2014/15 cohort graduation ceremony.

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