Convocation 2019

Congratulations 2019 Faculty of Business graduates! Athabasca University Faculty of Business Convocation 2019 is tomorrow, June 8th! All of the information that you need about Convocation can be found on our Convocation page but here are a few items to help you with any last minute planning. Weekend Schedule June 7, 2019 | 6:00-8:00 pm | … Read more

AU students give it their all at UWAC 2019

Athabasca University Faculty of Business students recently competed in the 14th Annual University of Waterloo Accounting Conference’s (UWAC) Case Competition. 'StrategyPhase Consulting', comprised of students Lisa Harron, Sweeta Monga, Amir Banihas, and Michelle Rose, made the semi-finals of the competition. They spoke to Athabasca University News to share their experience and offer some tips for … Read more

Accounting Conference 2019 – you’re invited!

Join Athabasca University's Faculty of Business and CPA Education Foundation Alberta on Friday, May 24 as we discuss Contemporary Information Prerequisites for Accountants.  Graduate students, academics, and practitioners alike will benefit from the diverse group of guest speakers that will be presenting. Event details: When: Friday, May 24, 2019 Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel … Read more

Dr. Tilly Jensen, Lyryx OER Champion of the Year!

Congratulations to Dr. Tilly Jensen! We are incredibly proud of the work Dr. Tilly Jensen has put in place to help fuel the open educational resource (OER) movement and her hard efforts have paid off! Because of her significant contributions, she was awarded the Lyryx OER Champion of the Year. Lyryx will be presenting the Faculty of … Read more

Introducing Dr. Kai Lamertz, DBA Program Director

I am pleased to welcome Dr. Kai Lamertz to his new role as the Faculty of Business DBA program director. Dr. Lamertz has been an integral member of Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business since joining as an associate professor in 2015. Along with his new role of DBA program director, he currently teaches a plethora … Read more

It’s been divine!

Congratulations to our DBA program director Dr. Kay Devine on her retirement at the end of June! Kay Devine joined the Faculty of Business in July 2006 (at that time it was called the Centre for Innovative Management). Since then, she has spent a good part of her career enriching our programs and our lives. Kay played an integral part … Read more

Accounting Conference 2018 – you’re invited!

Join Athabasca University's Faculty of Business and CPA Canada on Friday, May 25 as we discuss Making Sense of the New Changes: Tax Planning for Private Companies and Estate and Succession Planning.  Graduate students, academics, and practitioners alike will benefit from the diverse group of guest speakers that will be presenting. Event details: When: Friday, May 25, … Read more

Faculty Notes November 2017

Congratulations Dr. Weiming Liu! Dr. Weiming Liu, Assistant Professor, Accounting, recently won the Best Paper Award at the 13th Asia Pacific Management Accounting Annual Conference in Shanghai, China. Dr. Liu's award was based on his PhD dissertation paper, "The Effect of Group Identity on Reducing Sabotage Induced by Relative Performance Information". Dr. Weiming Liu (pictured on left) accepting his … Read more

On the Line: Business Education in the Digital Age

Drs. Anshuman Khare and Deborah Hurst, Faculty of Business, Athabasca University, are pleased to let you know of their new co-edited book very recently published by Springer US entitled: On the Line: Business Education in the Digital Age. The co-editors believe that this new book provides important information for business educators, administrators, and business practitioners … Read more

Congratulations Dr. Helen Lam!

Dr. Helen Lam‘s paper “Social media dilemmas in the employment context” published in Employee Relations (Volume 38, Issue 3, pp. 420-437) has received an Award for Excellence (2017) as a Highly Commended paper by Emerald Group Publishing’s Literati Network. This prestigious recognition, decided by the Journal’s editorial board and awarded only to the few top … Read more