About the Program

Applied learning for working professionals

Beedie's part-time MBA at the SFU Surrey campus lets you progress or change your career without leaving the workforce. The curriculum combines theory and application to enable you to build your confidence and ability to make decisions and manage effectively.

And the workload is designed to be manageable for someone who is also working a demanding full-time job and juggling other commitments.

Future proof your career

The curriculum covers core MBA knowledge and topics vital to operating in a constantly changing world, including innovation, sustainability and entrepreneurship. You’ll gain new perspectives and frameworks for thinking, analyzing, strategizing and leading, and improve your communication, presentation, negotiation, and other core management skills.


Part-Time MBA graduate Carly Fryer of biotech firm Stemcell Technologies talks about building her management skills.

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Learn with a cohort of smart people

Our team-based, small-class environment lets you collaborate and innovate in a safe, supportive environment. Your cohort is made up of professionals with diverse educational backgrounds who work in a variety of roles. It’s an interactive learning environment designed to help you build lifelong personal and business connections, as well as increase your knowledge.


Part-Time MBA student Kelsey Martens of BMO Nesbitt-Burns talks about learning from her fellow classmates.

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Fit study into your life

The schedule is convenient and flexible. Beginning in January, you’ll take classes on Monday and Thursday evenings at the accessible, connected SFU Surrey campus, plus some 3-day intensive sessions. The program takes two years to complete, with a total of six semesters. Terms run January to April; May to August; and September to December.

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Learn from thought leaders

Our internationally recognized faculty combine exceptional academic credentials with solid business experience and engaging, dynamic teaching styles. Faculty members are experts in key business topics, such as technology and innovation; sustainability, socially responsible corporate citizenship; financial risk management; corporate governance; and cross-cultural management.


Part-Time MBA student Kevin Lee of Granville Island Brewing talks about his experience with the program's faculty.

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Are you the right fit?

We’re sure the PT MBA will fit with your life and career goals. Are you the right fit for us? We’re looking for intelligent, experienced and motivated people with diverse educational and career backgrounds.

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