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The following article was published in Business in Vancouver’s Sounding Board December edition.

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The following article was published in the Globe and Mail on July 28, 2014.

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The November issue of Report on Business Magazine, published by the Globe and Mail, features a 2-page feature on the thriving environment for global responsibility and sustainability that exists at SFU’s Beedie School of Business. The feature includes an interview with school Dean Daniel Shapiro, Glenn Sigurdson, Director of the Responsible Minerals Sector Initiative, as well as Mark Selman, Director of the EMBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership. “Our aim is to be the connection […]

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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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Whether it’s in the delivery of state-of-the-art smart phones or innovative health care, design thinking is an increasingly critical element for businesses and organizations in 2012. For David Dunne, Beedie School of Business Adjunct Senior Fellow, the intersection of design and business translates into major challenges and opportunities for managers, entrepreneurs and other leaders.

Design thinking is defined as approaching management problems as designers approach design problems. Though it has been traditionally associated with product and service design, it also has important implications for management, something recognized increasingly by both academic research and the business press.

Dunne, an award-winning management educator, author and consultant who is jointly appointed with the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, joined Simon Fraser University earlier this year. He combines international experience as a senior executive with an outstanding record as an academic.

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VANCOUVER– The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University has been awarded EQUIS re-accreditation for a five-year period, an achievement that puts the school among an elite class of business schools globally.

EQUIS is an international system of quality assessment, improvement and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration. The accreditation body is run by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), and strives to raise the standard of management education worldwide.

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The future of the the Chilean mining sector and its implications for the economies of Chile, Latin America and beyond were the focus of a special forum hosted on March 2 at the Beedie School of Business.

The event featured Dr. Hernan Eduardo de Solminihac Tampier, Minister of Mining for Chile, whose presentation zeroed in on the “Challenges and Opportunities in the Chilean Mining Industry.”

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