April 16, 2012
First Place Team: Murad Qureshi, Arpan Dangi, Clar Jingco and Vinaika Mansukhani
Three Sheridan Faculty of Business teams from the Global Business Management program swept the top three places in the SCL Canada Case Competition. This first time event sponsored by SCL Canada is designed as a competition between students rather than institutions. The event was hosted at George Brown College and students competed from: Sheridan, Humber, George Brown, Conestoga and Grant McKeown University.
Second place finishers: Julia Sule, Mishka Cooke and Rania Anani
Sheridan Global Business Management students teams swept the event: First place finishers: 3rd year students Murad Qureshi, Arpan Dangi, Clar Jingco and Vinaika Mansukhani. Second place finishers: 3rd year students Julia Sule, Mishka Cooke and 2nd year Rania Anani. Third place finishers: 2nd year students Nick Burton, David Boodoo, Gyllena Annandsingh, and Vince Agliote. Sheridan Faculty of Business coaches for the event are professors Chuck Minken, Phil Adams, and Olga Kaminer.
Third place finishers: Nick Burton, David Boodoo, Gyllena Annandsingh, and Vince Agliote
“I had the privilege of watching all the presentations and our students demonstrated in-depth case analysis capability, strong numerical, written skills, teamwork skills and very strong presentation skills. We are proud of all of them and grateful to the coaches and all the Global Business Management professors who work so hard incorporating the case teaching method throughout our curriculum. It is a time for all of us to reflect that this teaching methodology does help foster strong analysis and critical thinking skills. I am proud of everyone,” said Chuck Minken, Professor and Coordinator, Global Business Management.
March 1, 2011
Sheridan Faculty of Business students help Mayor McCallion celebrate her 90th birthday
A group of Sheridan Faculty of Business students were on hand to help celebrate Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion’s 90th birthday at the recent gala event. More than a 1000 guests including local, provincial and federal dignitaries joined Mayor McCallion at the $350 per plate black-tie event held at the Mississauga Conference Centre.
Mayor McCallion requested that the proceeds of the event go to assist funding Sheridan College’s new Mississauga City Centre campus – now gratefully named The Hazel McCallion Campus. The new campus will be home to Sheridan’s Faculty of Business and will eventually accommodate nearly 5000 students in undergraduate, graduate certificate and degree business programs.
Sheridan students were invited to attend Mayor McCallion’s birthday event courtesy of the generosity of Randy Pilon, President & CEO of Virox Technologies Inc. Mr. Pilon is a generous benefactor, a graduate of the Sheridan Faculty of Business, and a member of the Sheridan Faculty of Business Hall of Fame, and the creator and sponsor of the annual Virox Future Forum which brings top business students together with influential business speakers.
January 7, 2010
Wael Ramadan joins The Sheridan School of Business with a primary focus on teaching Project Management and will also contribute to several programs. Ramadan has taught project management and business administration courses for seven years at business schools in USA, Netherlands, and Palestine. His academic background includes an MBA in Economic Policy and Corporate Strategy from Holland, a Bachelor of Engineering from UK, and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Ramadan has just completed his doctoral program at Cleveland State University (CSU) where his dissertation explored the effect of organizational culture on sustainable competitive advantage of SMEs. Ramadan will locate his main office at the Trafalgar campus, and will teach at the Davis campus as well.
Guillermo Wilches joins Sheridan Business teaching a variety of marketing related subjects with a primary focus on the Global Business Management degree . He will also be working with the International Business and Business Process Management programs at the Davis campus. Wilches has worked in the marketing and market research sector in Columbia and in Ontario, and most recently has taught at Wilfred Laurier, and the University of Guelph. Wilches recently completed his Ph.D. at the University of Waterloo in the Department of Management Sciences, and has an M.Sc.from the University of Guelph in Marketing and Consumer Studies, and a B.Sc. from the University Konrad Lorenz, Columbia, in Psychology. His office will be at the Davis campus.
Lisa Trabucco joins the Sheridan School of Business Paralegal program at the Davis campus. She has most recently taught in the Paralegal and Law Clerk programs at Seneca College, as well as continuing education courses at Sheridan. Prior to teaching, Trabucco practiced law in the areas of civil litigation (personal injury, insurance defence) and intellectual property law. Trabucco has completed a Masters of Law in Intellectual Property from Osgoode Hall, an LL.B, from the University of Windsor and a Honours Bachelor of Journalism from Carleton, and is planning to start her Ph.D. in Law.
September 16, 2009
Associate dean Neil Robb
Gerard Mercer, Dean of the Sheridan School of Business is pleased to announce that former ACES associate dean Neil Robb has agreed to join the Sheridan School of Business as an acting associate dean to assist us during the transition phase while a search is conducted for a new Business associate dean. Neil was an outstanding associate dean during his Sheridan tenure, so we are pleased to have him join us. Robb’s primary location will be at the Davis campus with program responsibilities across all Sheridan Campuses.
Associate dean Robb will be responsible for the Office Administration, Banking and Wealth Management, E-commerce Management, Financial Planning OGC, and Applied Business Management programs during his tenure with the Sheridan School of Business.
October 30, 2008
The Sheridan School of Business four-year Bachelors of Applied Business puts the traditional Business/Business Administration and B-Commerce degree programs into a global setting to strengthen and solidify its value to students and employers. The Sheridan College bachelor’s degree program brings a critical focus to key areas identified as important by employers and recent government studies. These are global marketing; global supply chain management (i.e. purchasing, transportation, distribution and logistics); international finance; strategic management; and cross-cultural communication skills.
Sheridan Bachelor’s of Applied Business graduates will have a competitive edge with prospective employers achieved through the program’s applied focus in addition to the theoretical coursework. Student learning focuses on real world case studies, real industry projects, business simulations and is enhanced by two co-op work semesters in selected competitive business settings.
Additionally the Global Business Management program leverages relationships with professional industry accreditation organizations such as the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) and Supply Chain & Logistics Canada (SCL Canada) as both of these organizations have accredited our Bachelor’s program. Students will be offered the opportunity to work toward a variety of professional accreditations depending on their interests and their career aspirations.
Professor Charles Minken will lead a distinguished team of internationally expert professionals and professors in this new four year Global Business Management degree offered by the Sheridan School of Business. For more program information, please log on to: http://www.sheridaninstitute.ca and choose Business programs.