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UNB Faculty of Management

Devashis Mitra reappointed dean of management

Faculty of Management

Posted: Jul 9, 2021

Category: Faculty



Dr. Devashis Mitra will remain in his position as dean of UNB's faculty of management for another two years. On July 7, Dr. Kathy Wilson, Acting Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) shared the following announcement with the university community:I am pleased to announce that Dr. Devashis Mitra’s term as dean of the faculty of management in Fredericton has been extended. Dr. Mitra...

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Experiential learning kept this international student working in New Brunswick

Faculty of Management

Posted: Apr 22, 2021

Category: Alumni Highlights , Alumni



Kiran Mampilly (MBA’19) came to UNB to study in the MBA program as part of a dual degree program with Jindal Global Business School in India. His final year of study was in the Faculty of Management on the Fredericton campus and he graduated in 2019 with multiple job prospects in hand. He says this was due to the experiential nature of the program and the business network he was able to...

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Creating data driven solutions to world challenges – UNB’s 2021 Data Challenge

Faculty of Management

Posted: Apr 19, 2021

Category: IBEC , Students



Students around the world connected through UNB this term to delve into data sets related to pressing world challenges, shape them into stories, and deliver actionable recommendations. They were part of the 2021 Data Challenge coordinated by the International Business and Entrepreneurship Centre (IBEC) housed within the faculty of management. Team-building, testing their...

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New UNB mom among top business students in Atlantic Canada

Faculty of Management

Posted: Apr 19, 2021

Category: Students , Student Highlights



One of UNB’s newest moms has just received one of Atlantic Canada’s most prestigious awards for business students. Just days before delivering a baby boy, Stephanie Mallet of Moncton, NB, learned that she is one of nine students in Atlantic Canada to receive the 2021 Frank H. Sobey Award for Excellence in Business Studies worth $30,000. Candidates of this award are selected by the...

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Prescience and Optimism – a winning combination in these times

Faculty of Management

Posted: Apr 16, 2021

Category: Student Investment Fund , Students , Alumni



Students enrolled in UNB’s Student Investment Fund are wearing big smiles on their faces. On their last day of classes, they learned that one of their teams placed first in the global Chicago Quantitative Alliance (CQA) Challenge, beating out teams from high-ranking universities like Carnegie Mellon, University of Michigan Ann Arbor and Chinese University of Hong Kong. A second SIF team...

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At UNB entrepreneurship is fun in more ways than one

Faculty of Management

Posted: Mar 30, 2021

Category: Programs , Students , Student Highlights



Remember what it was like trying to memorize the times table? This might be easy for some children, but for others it is a struggle that can lead to frustration. This year, a group of MBA students with UNB’s faculty of management used their business knowledge and skills to help a Fredericton based educational publishing company - threetwoone.fun - commercialize a multiplication story deck...

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One foot in the door for UNB’s student venture analysts in training

Faculty of Management

Posted: Feb 25, 2021

Category: Programs , Students , Student Highlights



Fazley Shabab Chowdhury is finishing his MBA degree program at UNB Fredericton with an experience he says he will never forget. As a student venture analyst completing the Venture Assessment course this year, he and his classmates were involved in an intense round of investment in TrojAI Inc., a Saint John, New Brunswick-based start-up that is developing solutions to protect AI platforms from...

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One foot in the door for UNB’s student venture analysts in training

Faculty of Management

Posted: Feb 25, 2021

Category: Programs , Student Highlights , Students



Fazley Shabab Chowdhury is finishing his MBA degree program at UNB Fredericton with an experience he says he will never forget. As a student venture analyst completing the Venture Assessment course this year, he and his classmates were involved in an intense round of investment in TrojAI Inc., a Saint John, New Brunswick-based start-up that is developing solutions to protect AI platforms from...

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2021 APEX: A global community of students and entrepreneurs

Faculty of Management

Posted: Feb 2, 2021

Category: Faculty Highlights , IBEC , Alumni



“International and transformative.” These two words are being used to sum up the 2021 APEX business plan competition hosted January 25-29, by the faculty of management's International Business and Entrepreneurship Centre (IBEC). This year APEX smashed all previous records by attracting 163 students in 70 teams, representing 45 universities from nine Canadian provinces and 15 other...

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Benefits and potential rivalry effects of sports sponsorship: practical insights from UNB researchers

Faculty of Management

Posted: Jan 27, 2021

Category: Faculty , Faculty Highlights



Billions of dollars are spent each year in sports sponsorships. According to Statista, in 2017 alone, $16 bn (US) was spent on sport sponsorships in North America, $11 bn (US) in Europe and another $11 bn (US) in Asia. Sponsorships help teams and leagues support their players, operations and facilities, while companies are able to raise brand awareness and boost their public relations among...

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