Ideas with Impact
UNB Faculty of Management

Management is the new name; more experience is the game

Liz Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: June 20, 2019 12:00:00 PM ADT

Category: Faculty , Alumni



What are you doing with your business degree? We’re always asking that question of our alumni. Here are just some of the answers: our alumni are managing accounts, investment portfolios and technologies; leading start-ups, projects and teams; and running training facilities, schools and other non-profits. In a recent vision and strategic planning exercise members of the Faculty of Business Administration spent time reflecting on these answers and thinking about how UNB’s programs...

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UNB Alumnus Building a Bridge to Asia for N.B. Company

Kelly Anderson

Posted: May 20, 2019 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Alumni



Jay Yang (BBA’16, MBA’18) is a prime example of why recruiting international students is a good growth strategy for New Brunswick. After working in a plywood export company in China, Jay decided to study in Shanghai, where he ran into a teacher from Montreal who had spent time in Oromocto. He encouraged Jay to apply to UNB for a business degree program, and Jay ended up traveling around the world to little-known New Brunswick. While studying for his BBA on the Fredericton campus,...

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Charles Fraser establishes new student venture fund at UNB

Alumni News

Posted: February 27, 2019 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Alumni Highlights , Programs , Alumni



The faculty of business administration at UNB Fredericton has a new investment fund program thanks to Charles 'Chuck' Fraser (BBA’68).The retired wealth manager returned to UNB to celebrate his 50th reunion at Homecoming 2018. After visiting with dean of business administration, Dev Mitra, and meeting fourth-year BBA student Herbert Bempah, he was intrigued with the faculty’s strengths in entrepreneurship and finance and wondered how he could give back to the university that...

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Split Second Training Services - Saving Lives in a Split Second

Ideas with Impact

Posted: February 26, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Alumni , Programs , Students


Ensuring that police officers have the right skills and competencies to deal with public threats and attacks is a critical aspect of training and officers need up-to-date training in this area now more than ever. But with the high price of advanced training and increased financial pressure on police departments across North America, the training that officers require is not always accessible or affordable. Split Second Training Systems, a new training software program developed by a graduate...

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Desert Storm comes to UNB

Ideas with Impact

Posted: December 11, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Alumni


In August, 1990 Dr. Ng Pock Too was named CEO of Sembawang Engineering Group, a large Singapore Government owned offshore engineering company. He remembers his first day on the job well: it was the same day that Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait and seized their oil fields in the Persian Gulf which would disrupt the world supply lines for oil. Sembawang had 23 Singapore engineers working on an oil production platform in the Persian Gulf located in Iranian waters, on a contract to provide upgrade...

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