Businesses send execs back to school for custom education

May 28, 2015

An article in Business in Vancouver highlights the successful partnerships between business schools and organizations that serve to address specific sector or industry needs. Business schools such as Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business and UBC’s Sauder School of Business work directly with companies or sector representatives to develop custom-designed courses and programs in response to specific needs. For example, SFU’s Executive MBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership, launched in 2012, was developed in consultation with the Haisla First Nation to address gaps in regular MBA programming. These collaborations also help the business schools attract new students in a very competitive market. Business in Vancouver