Did you miss MBA 101?
April 2016 Edition
SFU Burnaby

Experience MBA 101 from the beginning!
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If you, a colleague or friend want to learn how an MBA can help your career, here's a chance to see video sessions from our MBA 101 event last month. We've got everything from an overview of our programs, a sample lecture to an alumni panel. Also, to learn more about our programs, you can come to one of our upcoming info sessions.

Watch videos here.

Click here for more info on upcoming info sessions.

SFU Beedie News
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Stephanie Bertels honoured with SFU President’s Award for Leadership in Sustainability
Beedie School of Business associate professor Stephanie Bertels has been awarded the SFU President’s Award for Leadership in Sustainability, recognizing her efforts in advancing the cause of sustainability both within and beyond the University.
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Beedie duo named on BC Business 30 Under 30 list
Beedie School of Business alumni Bryan Gallagher and Matias Marquez have been named on BC Business’ prestigious 30 Under 30 list. The BC Business 30 Under 30 celebrates the province’s top young businessmen and women who began their career paths at a very young age.
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Opportunity Fest 2016 highlights interdisciplinary innovation at SFU
Students from disciplines across Simon Fraser University and beyond are preparing to demonstrate their prowess in the fields of entrepreneurship and innovation at the sixth annual Opportunity Fest.
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Beedie case competition success continues at UNICC
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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Events & Educational Opportunities
Toronto: President's Alumni + Friends Reception
Thursday, April 28, 2016

Help us celebrate SFU's 50th Anniversary by joining SFU's president Andrew Petter in Toronto on Thursday, April 28. Come together with alumni, friends and supporters of SFU to reconnect, enhance your network, receive updates about SFU, and build your pride in our great University.

Location: The National Club, 303 Bay Street, Toronto
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Click here to register for the complimentary event.

MOT MBA Alumni Tune-up and Celebration
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Join us for the upcoming MOT MBA Alumni Tune-up and Celebration on May 24. This event will include a panel presentation from industry and academic experts and a chance to connect with your fellow alumni. More details will be rolled out over the coming weeks, but you can reserve your spot now!

Location: Segal Graduate School, 500 Granville Street, Vancouver
Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Click here to register for the complimentary event.

BBA Alumni Social
Thursday, June 9, 2016

Are you a BBA Alumni? Come out to celebrate at the upcoming BBA Alumni Social for a chance to reconnect with classmates and meet new people. We will also be welcoming new alumni that will have convocated just days before this event!

Location: The Clough Club, 212 Abbott Street in Gastown, Vancouver
Time: 4:15pm - 6:00pm

The event is complimentary, however registration is required. Please reserve your spot by registering here.

Involvement Opportunities
Join the Beedie Speakers on Campus Program

If you enjoy sharing your expertise and experiences with students in order to enhance the learning experience, we invite you to join our Speakers on Campus Program. We regularly seek guest speakers for a variety of activities including panels, student club events, and in-class special topic experts. To get started, please fill out the registration form or reach out to beedie_speakers@sfu.ca.


We've launched a new online system to connect current students to experienced alumni and working professionals for informational interviews, mock interviews and resume critiques. We regularly seek alumni and working professionals to be advisors to ensure that there are individuals from all functional areas and industries available to connect with students. To register to be an advisor, click here. If you have questions about the program, feel free to connect with Christine Sjolander.

Busy Year Ahead? Hire a Co-op Student

Do you have a co-op work experience opportunity that would be perfect for a Beedie undergraduate student? We welcome you to post your job at sfu.ca/hire/bus-coop, or contact us for more information at buscoop@sfu.ca.

Upcoming Info Sessions
Full-Time MBA Information Session
Monday, April 11 2016

Ever wondered if an MBA is right for you? Find out at our one hour info session at SFU’s Beedie School of Business.

Alumni and/or students will be present to share their experiences of the program. Staff from the Career Management Centre advise on how an MBA can advance your career, and of course, the Admissions team will be on hand to give an overview of the program and its requirements.

Click here to register for this complimentary event.

Management of Technology MBA Information Session
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Interested in graduate school or know a colleague or friend who might be? Build a solid business foundation with Beedie's MBA in Management of Technology, a two-year part-time business curriculum tailored to the challenges technology managers face.

At this session, one of our renowned faculty members will teach a mini-case. Alumni and/or students will also be present to share their experiences of the program. Staff from the Career Management Centre advise on how an MBA can advance your career, and of course, the Admissions team will be on hand to give an overview of the program, and its requirements.

Click here to register for this complimentary event.

Executive MBA Info Session
Tuesday, April 19, 2016

This session will give you a chance to learn about how the Executive MBA (EMBA) program is uniquely designed to meet the needs of mid-senior level career professionals who wish to think strategically and thrive in their careers.

Click here to register for this complimentary event.

Hot Jobs

Looking for your next opportunity? Here are just a few of the jobs currently posted on Beedie Community for SFU Beedie alumni. Login as an alumni using your SFU user id and password.

Manager, Business Advisory Services, WorkSafeBC (Job ID 11901)
April 10, 2016
Business Systems Analyst - GIS & Data Analysis, City of Kelowna (Job ID 12062)
April 12, 2016
Business Systems Analyst - Analytics & Open Data, City of Kelowna (Job ID 12061)
April 12, 2016
Director, Business Development & Donor Engagement, Free The Children (Job ID 11963)
April 15, 2016

Want to receive jobs like these as they’re posted? Log into Beedie Community as a Beedie alum. Click on “Jobs/Interviews” on left side menu. Create your search and save it for overnight updates of new postings in the system.

Alumni Achievements

Congratulations to our alumni on their recent professional achievements:

James Cameron (MOT MBA, 2015)
Innovation Manager at BW GLOBAL Structures Inc.
Iris Cai (BBA, 2016)
Career Management Consultant at Right Management
Youssef Falsafi (MBA, 2014)
Process Engineer at SBG Enterprises Canada Inc.
Aimee Kanyankogote (MSc. Finance, 2009)
Specialist/Manager at TD Securities
Ocean Zou (BBA, 2015)
Associate - User Experience, Experience Centre at PwC Hong Kong and mainland China
Norah Xu (MBA, 2013)
Human Resources Generalist at Maximizer Software, Inc.
Anita Stepan (EMBA, 2013)
SFU Staff Achievement Award

If you have any news, such as promotions, awards, or honours, you would like to share with Beedie's alumni community, please let us know! We would love to feature you in the next newsletter. You can send the info along with your name, program, and graduation year to Beedie_Alumni_News@sfu.ca

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