Ideas with Impact
UNB Faculty of Business Administration

Celebrating entrepreneurship with stories from the trenches

Ideas with Impact

Posted: January 13, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Programs


Networking with experienced entrepreneurs is a great way for business students to understand how the entrepreneurial theories they’ve learned about play out in the real world. Many students admit to feeling shy and awkward about attending networking events, however; they’re not sure what to say sometimes and are afraid of looking unprofessional. This year, UNB’s International...

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Business student's hunch yields generous returns

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Posted: January 12, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Students, Programs


November is the time of year when university students start focusing on their final term papers and getting ready for final exams. This past November, BBA students at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton campus devoted a lot of their time and energy orchestrating a food drive for Greener Village Food bank, a collective that operates on the north side of Fredericton. The project was...

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A study adventure in Berlin

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Posted: January 4, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Programs, Students


September at the University of New Brunswick brings the arrival of new students and return of former students and one of the most common questions you hear around campus is, “What did you do for the summer?” This year, third BBA student Natasha Youssef has a very interesting reply to that question, because she started her summer off with an adventure in Berlin. She travelled there...

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Celebrating business professor's discovery journey

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Posted: January 4, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty


When he was a child growing up in the Netherlands, Dr. Martin Wielemaker was always making things at home. He was intrigued by new technologies and products, he says, which probably explains why he studied Industrial Design Engineering when he grew up, and then later completed a PhD in Strategic  Initiatives. Wielemaker now teaches courses in strategy, entrepreneurship, managing innovation...

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Much depends on supply chains: two case studies involving the Internet-of-Things

Ideas with Impact

Posted: January 4, 2017 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty


People and organizations all over the world are connected through the Internet. Now, increasingly, our things are connected to other things all over the world. The Internet-of-Things (IoT) is a hot topic among information technology experts because of the unlimited ways it can have an impact on every aspect of our lives. Dr. Rebecca Angeles, a business professor with UNB’s Faculty of...

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