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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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Beedie School of Business alumni Haley and Maney Grewal share more than just their looks. The twin brothers also share a passion for entrepreneurial endeavours – one that was nurtured in the Beedie BBA program.

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A trio of Beedie School of Business alumni and students were honoured for their achievements in business at the 14th annual BASS Banquet.

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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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Beedie School of Business students, faculty and staff gathered to express their gratitude to the Beedie family for their record-setting $22 million gift at the second annual Beedie Appreciation Night.

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In 2014, the Beedie School of Business introduced a new award honouring its undergraduate alumni for their excellence in leadership and their contributions to the social, educational, and economic well being of current Beedie students or alumni.

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A trio of Beedie School of Business alumni has been elected to the SFU Alumni Association Board of Directors for 2014/15 following the May elections.

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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 has achieved a top three finish in the Academic School of the Year category at the prestigious JDC West case competition, held from January 17 to 19 at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan. The team achieved the third highest overall score in the competition’s ten academic categories competing against eleven leading Canadian business schools. JDC West is the largest student-run business case competition in Western Canada. This year’s competition featured over 600 […]

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Beedie School of Business undergraduates took home the gold medal at the recent International Institute for Business Development (IIBD) Case Competition, one of Asia’s most prestigious business case competitions. The team, consisting of BBA students Madhav Goyal, Scott Hirsch, Edwin Hendrawan, and Qaid Jivan, and coached by Beedie School of Business alumnus Isaiah Baldissera, was one of five teams selected to compete in the finals after emerging from an initial field of 29 entrants from […]

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Beedie School of Business students, faculty and staff banded together to pay homage to Ryan Beedie and family, as they showed their appreciation for the $22 million donation the family made to the school in February 2011. The Ryan Beedie appreciation night allowed the students and faculty the chance to network with Ryan, and demonstrate some of the opportunities made possible by the Beedie family’s generous gift. The evening featured speeches from Daniel Shapiro, Dean […]

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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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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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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 placed in the top three in the recent Focus 2040 case competition by predicting what the business world will look like in the year 2040. Focus 2040 is open to undergraduate and graduate business students and is the first competition of its kind in the HRM and organizational strategy sector. Entrants have one task: to predict the world of work in the year 2040. Beedie undergrad student […]

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