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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 Beedie School of Business has been ranked as one of the top 25 graduate business schools in the world for its dedication to integrating sustainability into the education of future business leaders.

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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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Business education in action takes to world stage.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Enactus SFU was named Opening Round Runner-up at this year’s Enactus Canada National Exposition.

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A team of Beedie School of Business undergraduate students earned the bronze medal in the prestigious APEX Business-IT Global Case Challenge, regarded as one of the top management information systems (MIS) case competitions in the world.

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Beedie School of Business MBA students turned their attention to sustainability-related topics last weekend, as they hosted and competed in the 2nd annual SFU Net Impact Sustainability Case Competition.

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Beedie School of Business undergraduates continued their run of good form in case competitions in 2015 as they earned a finalist spot in the 17th annual Global Business Case Competition (GBCC).

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Beedie School of Business undergraduate student Nick Heng took home the gold medal at the prestigious McGill Management International Case Competition (MMICC), a world-class undergraduate competition with a focus on globalization, innovation and multidisciplinary thinking.

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MSc in Finance students from Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business have brought home gold at the prestigious ENGAGE International Investment Education Symposium, the world’s largest student investment conference.

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Western Canada’s most sustainability-conscious MBA students will return to the Beedie School of Business in April to compete in the second annual SFU Net Impact Sustainability Case Competition.

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Beedie School of Business undergraduate students Alex Mason and Mthabisi Mhlanga will take to the international stage to represent Canada in the KPMG International Case Competition.

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Beedie School of Business undergraduate students Alvin Li, Steven Li, and Alexander Golikov fought off strong competition from a field consisting largely of Masters- and PhD-level students to net first place at the prestigious PRMIA Risk Management Challenge.

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A team of Beedie School of Business students saw off stiff competition from top business schools from across the globe to take home the gold medal in the Venture Capital Competition at the seventh annual Pacific Venture Capital Conference and Competition.

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Two undergraduate students from the Beedie School of Business will compete for the chance to represent Canada after emerging victorious at the KPMG Vancouver Ace the Case Competition.

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A team of MBA students from the Beedie School of Business showcased their knowledge of sustainability at the 2015 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, earning the silver medal at the Business for a Better World case competition.

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Undergraduate students at the Beedie School of Business continued their recent run of success at the prestigious JDC West case competition, earning two gold medals and a total of three podium places in individual categories.

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Three teams of undergraduate students from the Beedie School of Business have earned podium places at the prestigious Inter Collegiate Business Competition (ICBC), Canada’s oldest and longest running business case competition.

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Three teams of undergraduate students from the Beedie School of Business have netted top twenty finishes in the  Montréal Exchange Options Trading Simulation competition. Beedie undergraduate student Mitchell Wong triumphed over almost 1,500 entrants to bag the silver medal in the competition, netting $5,000 in prize money for his efforts. Two other teams from Simon Fraser University also placed in the top 20, with Xiaomeng Liu and Yingliang Sun placing 16th, and the team of […]

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A team of MBA students from the Beedie School of Business has progressed to the final round of the prestigious Business for a Better World Case Competition, where they will take the stage at the 2015 World Economic Forum.

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Beedie School of Business undergraduate students applied their skills and knowledge to real-world business problems this past month at the annual Peak Performance and Elite case competitions.

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As the largest student-run business case competition in Western Canada, JDC West serves to provide teams of students from top business schools with case competition experience. Yet despite a proud history that had seen the Beedie School of Business crowned School of the Year in the 2007 competition, standards had slipped so far that Beedie teams did not place in a single category in 2012. Clearly, something had to change.

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The Beedie School of Business will this weekend host the inaugural SFU Beedie Net Impact Sustainability Challenge Case Competition.

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MSc in Finance students from Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business have brought home gold for the third year in a row at the prestigious RISE (Redefining Investment Strategy Education) competition.

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A team of Beedie School of Business MBA students has earned a top three finish at the prestigious HEC Montréal Sustainability Challenge 2014 case competition.

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Schools from across the globe will gather in Vancouver this week to compete at CaseIT, the Beedie School of Business’ annual undergraduate Management Information Systems (MIS) case competition. The competition will be held from February 5 to 8, and will encompass a corporate networking event, a discussion panel, and a 24-hour case deliberation. This year’s case will focus on the topic of “Big Data”, a collection of data sets so large and complex, that it […]

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A team of Beedie School of Business undergraduate students have captured first place at the 11th annual Eller Collegiate Ethics Case Competition – the first time in the competition’s history that a team from outside of the US has won the competition. The team, consisting of Qaid Jivan and Adrian Guemili, and coached by Beedie School of Business senior lecturer Kevin Stewart, earned top spot and a prize of $1000 each after defeating 31 teams […]

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In 2012, the spring semester of undergraduate business case competitions saw Beedie School of Business teams achieve relatively strong results, including a podium finish for the APEX Business-IT Global Case Challenge team. Despite the admirable performances, however, the consensus was that the school’s students were capable of achieving even more. Fast forward one year, and the 2013 spring semester saw Beedie School of Business teams achieve podium finishes at every single undergraduate case competition entered: […]

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The Beedie School of Business continued its recent winning form in university case competitions by grabbing the silver medal at the high-profile APEX Business-IT Global Case Challenge. The competition, hosted by Singapore Management University (SMU) from May 12 to 16, is regarded as one of the top management information systems case competitions in the world, and this year featured 24 top universities from as far afield as Germany, Denmark, Hong Kong, Australia, and the US. […]

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A team of MBA students from the Beedie School of business has dominated the field at the prestigious Intercollegiate Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC), taking first place in the 10-minute presentation and winning silver in the 30-minute presentation. The team, consisting of SFU MBA students Sophie Collins, Laura Anderson and Erin Lane, and Management of Technology MBA student Winnie So, emerged victorious from a strong field of 25 competing teams from across the globe, including […]

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Students from the Beedie School of Business have enjoyed success at two prestigious international business case competitions, each capturing a top three finish in their respective competitions. The teams competed at the Belgrade Business International Case Competition (BBICC), hosted by the University of Belgrade, Serbia, and the Royal Roads University International Undergraduate Case Competition (RRUIUCC), hosted by the University of Victoria. Each Beedie School of Business team earned bronze in their competition. The BBICC team, […]

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Social Entrepreneurship SFU (SE-SFU), a student-run club at Simon Fraser University for entrepreneurs passionate about making a difference to society’s problems, will host its annual Social Innovation Case Competition at SFU’s Surrey campus on March 23 from 12.15 to 4.30pm. This year’s competition is busier than ever, with five extra teams added to the competition to cope with demand from 75 entrants. In teams of three, students will use their academic knowledge and entrepreneurial skills […]

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A team of Beedie School of Business MBA students will travel to Syracuse University, New York, on March 22 to compete in the finals of the prestigious Whitman Case Competition. The team earned their spot after their preliminary executive summary placed them in the top six from almost 30 teams. The annual competition, run by the Whitman School of Management, draws teams from invited schools across North America. Competing teams have only a short time […]

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The following article was published by the CIO Association of Canada “The Future of Canadian IT is in Good Hands.” For the first time since its inception in 2004, the International CaseIT competition, hosted annually by MIS (Management Information Students) at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business, and co-sponsored by the CIO Association of Canada – Vancouver Chapter,  three Canadian teams have captured all three podium spots. This year’s sixteen qualifying teams hailed from […]

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SFU’s Beedie School of Business captured the Academic School of the Year award at the prestigious JDC West case competition, held from January 18 to 20 at the University of British Columbia, edging out stiff competition from 11 other leading Canadian business schools to claim the title. The Academic School of the Year award is presented to the team which achieves the highest overall finish in the JDC West competition’s ten academic categories. In addition, the […]

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A team of Beedie School of Business students today captured silver in one of Asia’s most rigorous case competitions, the International Institute for Business Development (IIBD) Case Competition. The team, consisting of BBA students Iris Luong, Renee Chau, and Stefanie Klein, along with MBA student Rob Graham, was one of six teams selected to compete in the final from an initial field of 28 entrants from 12 different countries worldwide. The team was awarded a […]

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Brainstorming into the wee hours of the morning with students from across the globe helped BBA alumnus Chris Velasco achieve a prestigious silver finish in a unique international enterprise competition. He recently took part in the Global Enterprise Experience Competition, an international business competition which develops students’ skills in managing across cultures and time zones by placing them in teams with students from other universities across the globe. Velasco, who graduated from SFU shortly after […]

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The 2013 JDC West business schools showdown is six months away, but the SFU Beedie team is already hard at work to prepare for the prestigious competition. Over the past few weeks, candidates for SFU Beedie’s JDC West academic team partook in the new case competition cohort, taught by instructor Tara Immell. The students did practice cases and presentations to develop their understanding of how to analyse cases and work as a team. The team […]

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A Beedie School of Business undergraduate student has won a prestigious Chinese case competition while on exchange at Tsinghua University in Beijing – flying the flag for Simon Fraser University in the process. BBA fourth year student Emily Chen was a member of the team which placed first in the Tsinghua Cup Case Competition on May 27. Their presentation earned them the top spot out of a field of 32 teams. Chen and her three teammates were […]

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Students from SFU’s Beedie School of Business finished amongst the top three teams at the recent APEX Biz-IT Global Case Challenge. The competition, hosted by Singapore Management University from 29 April to 3 May, featured 19 teams from top universities across the globe. Each team was tasked with developing working strategies for growth for Brand Karma, a tech start-up company based in Singapore. The Beedie team finished in third place in this year’s competition and […]

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