Education

Mar 21, 2022
Beedie Luminaries doubles its number of scholarships for B.C. single parents
By the Editors

For some single parents in B.C. looking to further their education, attending university or college is about to get easier. That’s because local scholarship foundation Beedie Luminaries is doubling its number of SPARK awards. Beedie Luminaries founder Ryan Beedie, president of...

Mar 14, 2022
How to Be a Better Leader

BCBusiness + SFU Continuing Studies Only 10 per cent of us come by our leadership abilities naturally, according to Gallup researchers. And even if you’re born for it, leading today isn’t easy. From global disruptions to racial inequities, leaders around the world...

Mar 7, 2022
Vibrant While Virtual
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + KPU Melville School of Business Pivoting from an in-class environment to a virtual one is difficult. Fortunately, educators at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) can lean on their students to assist with this transformation. When the COVID-19 pandemic moved KPU’s Melville School of Business to remote learning, students like Wajeeha Rahman...

Jan 31, 2022
With new micro-credential, Greater Vancouver Board of Trade and BCIT aim to raise the province’s ESG game
By the Editors

A growing force for good in business just met one of the hottest trends in education, courtesy of two local players. The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade (GVBOT) and BCIT have launched the ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Fundamentals Microcredential. This new...

Jan 26, 2022
Professional Development in BC: The Pivot Toward Success
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + BC Universities In the world today, leaders and leadership training are in highest demand among professionals and postsecondary education seekers, and there’s never been a more convenient time to upskill. GUSTAVSON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS“Professionals are looking for shorter, more accessible training and courses that can fit into a work week, with...

Jan 10, 2022
Independent Schools Rise Up
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + BC Independent Schools No one has felt the pandemic like children. From strained social interactions to routine disruptions and missing extended family members, our youngest have had to navigate a changing landscape with more than a few curveballs. For many, school has been the staple, and BC’s independent schools have been...

Nov 30, 2021
University Canada West - Empowering global leaders of tomorrow
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + University Canada West Good leadership is an indispensable resource for any organization. An effective leader not only contributes to a firm’s overall growth but can also drive innovation, create a good working environment, mentor newcomers and pave the way for the next generation of leaders. University Canada West’s ACBSP and NCMA-accredited...

Nov 25, 2021
Investing in the Future
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + KPU | Melville School of Business KPU’s Melville School of Business students, faculty and community are set to grow and thrive thanks to the Melville family’s generous donation. A recent gift to Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) Melville School of Business provides more than a financial boost to the Lower Mainland-based...

Nov 23, 2021
Think Big, Live Small
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Glenlyon Norfolk School “When I think of learning outcomes for our students, it starts with learning in an environment where there are fewer distractions and where the focus is on being well rounded students and developing skills in all areas of school,” says Trevor Mannion, Director of Enrolment at Glenlyon...

Nov 22, 2021
Elevate Your Future
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Quest University WALK INTO QUEST UNIVERSITY in Squamish, BC, and you will notice right away that this is not your typical post-secondary education facility. This is a space where innovation and creative thinking live and breathe. There are no lecture...

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