Gustavson news

AACSB International recognizes the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business for Innovation in Leadership Development

April 18, 2018 - For the second consecutive year, AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business – has recognized Gustavson among 30 global institutions who are defining what it means to lead in the face of uncertainty, and cultivating that winning skillset in the next generation of business leaders.

$1M donation expands business education program for aspiring Aboriginal entrepreneurs

April 3, 2018 – Aspiring Indigenous entrepreneurs in Canada will benefit from a $1 million gift from BMO Financial Group to expand the Aboriginal Canadian Entrepreneurs Program (ACE).

Five-year EQUIS re-accreditation confirms Gustavson’s excellence

March 29, 2018 – Gustavson has retained its European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation through to 2023. The five-year re-accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), who administers the global designation, comes after a rigorous peer-review visit held in late 2017.

Diversity, inclusion, and the what’s next for the world: Victoria Forum Report released

March 21, 2018 – From Nov. 17-19, 2017, the University of Victoria, in collaboration with Global Affairs Canada, launched the inaugural Victoria Forum to explore diversity and inclusion issues facing society today. On March 21, 2018, the Global Centre for Pluralism released the Victoria Forum Report, which may be accessed here: www.victoriaforum.ca/final-report/

Innovative Master of Global Business program expands to Scotland and Thailand

January 31, 2018 – The Master of Global Business at the Sardul S. Gill Graduate School at the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business is offering a new study path for students joining the program in January 2019.

Slack CEO and Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield named 2018 Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year

January 24, 2018 - Technology Innovator Stewart Butterfield, co-founder and CEO of Slack and University of Victoria alumnus, is the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business 2018 Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year (DEYA).

Gustavson named PRME Champion School

January 23, 2018 - The UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PMRE) named its 2018-2020 Champion Schools in Davos, Switzerland at the World Economic Forum on January 23, 2018. The Peter B. Gustavson School of Business is one of two Canadian Schools in this UN-supported initiative.

Sardul S. Gill Graduate School programs a leader in diversity on QS World University Rankings

November 28, 2017 - QS Global MBA and Masters in Management rankings 2018 have revealed the Sardul S. Gill Graduate School at the University of Victoria’s Gustavson School of Business shines when it comes to diversity. The Master of Global Business degree program scored 75 on the assessment scale; a full 20% higher than the global average, and, even more impressively, 50% higher when compared to Canadian schools alone.

Masters Certificate in Project Management wins Best Partnership Program award

November 23, 2017 – The Masters Certificate in Project Management (MCPM) program, created by the Schulich School of Business at York University and delivered by partners across Canada, including the University of Victoria’s Executive Programs, won the Best Partnership Program award at the 40th Annual Conference on Management, Executive and Professional Development Programs (CMED), held in Austin, Texas, from November 17-20.

Funding helps school’s mission to prepare socially responsible business leaders

Nov. 17, 2017 - You don’t have to dig deep into the Gustavson School of Business’s commitment to sustainability and social responsibility before finding the transformative work of the Centre for Social and Sustainable Innovation (CSSI) at the University of Victoria’s internationally recognized business school.