Gustavson news

NW-ACE program’s golden glow: international recognition for in community entrepreneurial training program

May 16, 2019, Victoria, BC – The Aboriginal Canadian Entrepreneurs (ACE) program, developed in partnership with Tribal Resources Investment Corporation (TRICORP), provincial and federal governments and the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business has been honoured with the 2019 Excellence in Practice Gold Award in the special category of Ecosystem Development. Bestowed on the program by the world’s largest association in the field of management development, the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), the international recognition honours ACE’s commitment to in community learning and development opportunities for Indigenous entrepreneurs across BC.

Black Ink Classroom named in honour of Dr. David Black

May 2, 2019, Victoria, BC – Gustavson is excited to honour and thank Dr. David Black for his long-time support of the business school. From serving as the School’s first board chair in the early nineties to his engagement with students today through business case analysis, Dr. Black has been a valued friend of the School’s.

MEC rises to the top of the fifth annual Gustavson Brand Trust Index, while popular social media platforms trail at the bottom

May 01, 2019, Victoria, BC: The Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria has unveiled the fifth annual Gustavson Brand Trust Index, with key trends suggesting that consumers are more willing to place a brand in positive light when a crisis is responded to with honest and authentic remedies.

Sue Paish, QC, CEO of Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster, named 2019 Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year

January 29th, 2019 – Innovator and entrepreneur Sue Paish, QC, CEO of Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster is the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business 2019 Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year (DEYA).

Gustavson gains ground on Eduniversal Palmes of Excellence international ranking

Dec. 17, 2018, Victoria, BC: Listed on the Eduniversal international business school ranking since 2014, Gustavson moved up the list in 2018 from three Palmes of Excellence to four. This unique designation, undertaken by Eduniversal as part of their 1000 Best Business Schools ranking, indicates how a school stacks up against global competitors as a “Top Business School with Significant International Influence.”

Internationally recognized MBA for TELUS program lauded by QS’ Reimagine Education Awards

December 11, 2018 - Earning its third international award of 2018, the innovative MBA for TELUS program received bronze in the Best University-Employer Partnership category from the QS Reimagine Education Awards. The customized MBA for TELUS program is the result of an ongoing collaboration between the Gustavson School of Business and TELUS.

Carbon offset recommendations by students adopted by the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at University of Victoria

December 4, 2018, Victoria, BC: University of Victoria’s Peter B. Gustavson School of Business will be investing in carbon offset projects that have been chosen by its students; emphasizing once again, that it is a leader in environmental sustainability. With this investment, the School will be offsetting its Scope 3 travel and commuting emissions – which make up the vast majority of its carbon footprint.

The Peter B. Gustavson School of Business’ Applied Portfolio Management Program leads the way in providing students hands-on investment experience.

November 27, 2018, Victoria, BC – Gaining real-world experience is crucial in the rapidly-changing world of management education, and the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria is leading the way with its student-run Applied Portfolio Management Program, with over $1 million in investment funds.

The Whistler Chamber of Commerce and Peter B. Gustavson School of Business’ “Whistler Experience” wins First Place among medium sized Chambers in North America

Nov. 1, 2018, Victoria, BC: The “Whistler Experience”, a service excellence program developed in partnership between the Whistler Chamber of Commerce and the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria, has won First Place among medium sized Chambers in North America at the 2018 Chamber Innovation Awards Competition.

Corporate Knights’ Better World MBA Ranking places the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business on top among Western Canada business schools

Nov. 09, 2018, Victoria, BC – The Peter B. Gustavson School of Business has ranked First among business schools in Western Canada in the annual Corporate Knights Better World ranking of MBA programs, which assesses the integration of sustainability practices, research, and teaching among the world’s leading business schools.

Sardul S. Gill Graduate School programs continue to climb on diversity in QS World University Rankings

September 25, 2018 – The Sardul S. Gill Graduate School at the University of Victoria’s Peter B. Gustavson School of Business has continued to lead globally on diversity in the 2018 QS World University Rankings.

Gustavson's Masters of Global Business program continues to rise in Financial Times’ ranking of the top 100 Masters in Management programs worldwide

Sept. 10, 2018, Victoria, BC – The Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria has not only been named for a second year in a row to the top 100 Masters in Management Programs worldwide by Financial Times (FT) for its Master of Global Business (MGB) program, the school has moved up on the list with the program’s international mobility (12th) and international course experience (21st) being rated at the top of the list of the world’s best.