Research Centres

New research into ever-changing issues, techniques and trends is crucial to developing well-structured and forward-thinking organizations.

The Beedie School of Business has research centres led by senior faculty, which investigate new knowledge and information related to today's business practices. These centres are the result of the direct involvement of the business community in supporting research at the Beedie School of Business.

Centre for Corporate Governance and Sustainability

Centre for Corporate Governance and Sustainability

The Centre for Corporate Governance and Sustainability provide innovative, rigorous, and practically relevant research on corporate governance and corporate sustainability. The centre helps companies to embed sustainability into their operations and to shift their governance structures to identify opportunities to better their business by through environmental and social investments.

Centre for Global Workforce Strategy

Centre for Global Workforce Strategy

The Centre for Global Workforce Strategy carries out multidisciplinary research on issues surrounding effective workforce management strategies on a global scale. The competition for skilled people is intense, and new attitudes toward work and careers present additional challenges about work-life balance, all which further complicate the strategic management of today’s workforce.

The CPA Innovation Centre

CPA Innovation Centre

The CPA Innovation Centre (CPA IC) promotes and supports interdisciplinary scholarship on the processes and management of innovation.

Jack Austin Centre for Asia Pacific Business Studies

Jack Austin Centre for Asia Pacific Business Studies

Jack Austin Centre for Asia Pacific Business Studies – a joint venture of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and Simon Fraser University – was named to recognize Jack Austin’s exceptional contribution to Canada-Asia relations. The goal of the Centre is to carry out research, outreach and training activities on business issues that are relevant to Canada’s interests in the Asia Pacific region.

Contact Us

  • Brenda Lautsch
    Associate Dean, Research
    778.782.6620
  • Ching-Chiu Lin
    Grants Facilitator
    778.782.5555
  • Beedie School of Business
    8888 University Drive
    Burnaby, BC
    Canada V5A 1S6