MOT MBA alumna reaches new heights for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation

May 1, 2015

Beedie School of Business alumna Dora Vanourek is setting her sights high in her latest fund raising adventure.


I-3 competition shines spotlight on BBA entrepreneurship

Apr 26, 2013

Undergraduate students at SFU’s Beedie School of Business displayed their entrepreneurial talents as they presented new venture concepts of their own design to a panel of guest judges at the I-3 competition. The I-3 competition, formerly known as the Ken Spencer Competition, is held in conjunction with the Business 477: New Venture Planning class. The competition required the teams to create a product or service concept and business plan to commercialize their product. Through SFU […]


Beedie Alumni Saving the Planet: one drop of water at a time

Apr 18, 2013

By Remy Scalza. That the planet’s supply of freshwater is dwindling is little surprise.  Just where it’s going, however, is eye opening.  It takes roughly 1,500 liters of water to make a pair of jeans, as much as 5,700 liters to grow and process the ingredients needed for a fast-food combo meal and about 120,000 liters to make a car – enough water to fill half an Olympic-sized swimming pool. “If you consider the volume […]


Globe and Mail: Can creativity be taught? B-schools join the debate

Mar 14, 2013

The following article was published by the Globe and Mail on March 13. Not every student who shows up for an undergraduate business degree or an MBA wants to be the next Mark Zuckerberg. But a whole lot of them do. That’s why business schools are increasingly offering courses and programs that teach innovation – both in an entrepreneurial context and as an approach to business in general. They do so in the face of […]