Beedie brings long-held expertise and research commitments in governance and sustainability—designing programs that move beyond rhetoric to real action.
The Directors Education Program—jointly developed by the Institute of Corporate Directors and the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto—is the most definitive course of study for board directors in Canada. Offered at five of the leading business schools in Canada, we are proud to be one of the partner schools for this outstanding program. You can expect a highly interactive 12‐day program of roundtable discussions, real‐time case studies, and on‐point insights from leading governance experts. In your quest to be a better director, it will help you clarify your mission and fully exercise your director potential.
At Beedie, we believe that good governance requires an enterprise-wide view of risk management. CCGRM is a partner in our governance programs and pursues and sponsors research in corporate governance and risk management, including the strategic, social/ethical, and international dimensions.
The GRLI is a worldwide network of companies and learning institutions dedicated to responsible leadership. Beedie School of Business, in partnership with Canada’s largest diversified mining company, Teck, is a GRLI member, uncovering new insights into how companies can develop sustainability cultures.
SFU, University of British Columbia, and École Polytechnique de Montréal have partnered and been selected by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) to set up the Canadian International Institute for Extractive Industries and Development.
The Institute harnesses Canadian and world-class expertise in strengthening resource governance in developing countries, so that resource extraction (minerals, oil and gas) contributes to sustainable and equitable socio-economic development, and in particular to poverty reduction.
Through collaboration with in-country partners or participants, we engage in capacity building in policy, legislation, regulatory development and implementation, learning and engagement, technical assistance, and applied research on leading practices for managing natural resources to advance economic and social development.
“[The Institute] highlights Simon Fraser University’s commitment to enhancing the social, economic, and environmental well-being of communities both locally and around the globe. Drawing upon our strengths in international governance, dialogue, and management, this new Institute will support the development of extractive resource governance processes that advance sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction in developing countries.”
—Andrew Petter, SFU President