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SFU Beedie School of Business


Canadian MBACanada's 35 million population is spread across one of the largest land masses in the world. Canada is also blessed with abundant natural resources, fostering an economy that is built around industries such as manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, agriculture and forestry. Canada has universal healthcare, and a high standard of living. But one of the most attractive aspects of Canadian society is undoubtedly its multiculturalism.

For MBA aspirants, Canada provides a launching pad to work in North America while providing a cheaper study option than USA. In fact, Canada’s Business Schools combine a high standard of education with lower costs.  Canada also has lower unemployment compared to other developed nations. Perhaps, the biggest advantage is that international students can change their study permit into a work permit as soon as they graduate. International candidates should note that government subsidies make fees cheaper for the locals. They must also check for the medium of education in Quebec, which is a French-speaking province.

So if you’re looking to do your MBA in Canada, here’s our pick of the top MBA programs:

1) Beedie School of...


The 12 Month SFU Full-time MBA program at Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University is focused on strategic management and working as a leader/contributor. The curriculum packs in the equivalent of 18-24 months of traditional MBA program by cutting out the breaks between terms, normally seen in 2 year programs.

The SFU MBA program starts with the Fall Semester, when students develop the Fundamentals of Business Education - Professional Decision Making: Ethical and Analytical Perspectives, Managerial Economics, Managing People, Finance and Accounting. The Summer Semester builds on the foundational knowledge with courses like Marketing, MIS, Negotiation, Leadership and Groups, Managing Global Enterprises and Managing a Globalized Workforce.

After the Summer Semester, SFU MBA students can opt for an International Study Trip (optional), which provides them with the skills required to work in a globalized work environment. After the study trip students should complete the Summer Semester with courses in Sustainability, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity in Business and Business Strategy.  Finally students are required to complete 2-8 months internship in Business Development & Sales Forecasting,...


SFU MBA ResearchF1GMAT: SFU Beedie Full-time MBA program has put emphasis on building a foundation in business management. How is the program designed to help MBA candidates get real world Business Experience?  

John Pigeon(SFU Beedie): The Full-time MBA program is focused on both strategic management and working within groups, as a leader and a contributor.  We focus the program on the many disciplines that are important to business leaders; however we are always encouraging the students to consider the broader strategic implications of their decisions.  The program is also focused on the importance of strategic, long-term decision making coupled with making current, day-to-day operational decisions brought on by dynamic environments and unforeseen circumstances.

There are a number of ways that we engage our students with the business community. ...