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Faculty of Management student receives Frank H. Sobey Award for Excellence in Business Studies

Faculty of Management

Posted: May 24, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Highlights, Students, Alumni

Logan Geraghty finished his final year of UNB’s BBA program with honours in accounting and finance and a $35,000 scholarship. He was one of nine students in Atlantic Canada to receive the prestigious Frank H. Sobey Award for Excellence in Business Studies this year. The Frank H. Sobey Awards for Excellence in Business Studies presents awards of $35,000 each. All full-time business...

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UNB’s Faculty of Management earns AACSB International Accreditation

UNB Newsroom

Posted: May 12, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Faculty, Programs, Alumni, Faculty Highlights

The University of New Brunswick and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) have announced the faculty of management on the Fredericton campus has earned business accreditation. “Thanks to the faculty of management’s commitment to excellence in research and program delivery, UNB students have the opportunity to attend a business school that is...

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From first co-op student to growing business development in New Brunswick

Faculty of Management

Posted: March 23, 2022 12:22:00 AM ADT

Category: Alumni

Erica Ward (BBA'06) was the first of two co-op students in the Faculty of Management's co-op program. She's now Culture Manager at Opportunities New Brunswick, and her story below was originally written and published by Co-Operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning (CEWIL) Canada.  Erica smiled as she told me the story about how she became one of the first two co-op students at the...

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Best practices for managing Open Innovation – around the world and here at UNB

Faculty of Management

Posted: February 24, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Alumni, Faculty

When we think successful innovative companies, one of the first that comes to mind is Tesla. What we don’t think of so readily are the number of small-tech companies that lack the resources Tesla has, but have been able to operate successfully because of Tesla selectively sharing its alternative energy innovations to the public. “Open innovation”, a term created in 2014 by...

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Market Predictability - New research to improve investment decision making

Faculty of Management

Posted: February 23, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty

The next generation of investors coming from UNB’s faculty of management may have better decision-making skills thanks to the research of Dr. Azam Shamsi. Understanding how markets respond to economic conditions around the world to predict future stock prices is a question she addresses in her article, “Do Financial variables help predict the conditional distribution of the market...

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UNB SIF Team wins 2022 CFA Atlantic Ethics Challenge

Faculty of Management

Posted: February 9, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Student Highlights, Students, Student Investment Fund

A team of students completing UNB’s Student Investment Fund (SIF) class just won the top prize in the Atlantic Canadian CFA Ethics Challenge. Ethical decision-making and conduct establishes trust between investors and their clients. Investors cannot operate without trust, so as part of their yearlong training to become investment professionals, SIF students complete an online course in...

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