Simon Fraser University - Segal Graduate School of Business


Simon Fraser University was the first university to establish a presence in downtown Vancouver in 1989. Continuing SFU's tradition of preserving Vancouver's heritage, the Segal Graduate School of Business -- western Canada's first dedicated centre for graduate business education - is a distinctive venue for scholars, students, business and industry leaders to convene, teach, learn and explore the latest management concepts. It is home to all of SFU Business graduate programs, as well as to new specialized research centres, two of which have been funded:

  • CMA Centre for Strategic Change and Performance Management
  • CIBC Centre for Corporate Governance and Risk Management

Since the creation of Canada's first Executive MBA in 1968, SFU Business has championed lifelong learning, productive change and the need to be innovative as we deliver research and teaching that makes an impact. That we have achieved some measure of success is confirmed with the announcement that SFU Business has been accredited by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), a globally recognized accrediting agency for business schools. Fewer than 10% of business schools worldwide carry the AACSB international accreditation.

At SFU Business, we're committed to research and teaching that make an impact; to creating and communicating knowledge that builds better leaders and better organizations; and working with these leaders and organizations to enrich the knowledge and capabilities of the communities we live and operate within.

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Master of Financial Risk Management

Campus Full time 12 months September 2016 Canada Vancouver

A mathematically intensive, 12-month, full-time program offering practical experience managing risk and compliance in the administration of Canada’s largest student-managed endowment fund. [+]

Measure, Mitigate and Manage Financial Risk in the Global Business Arena.

The rapid globalization of business and the escalating volatility of the financial markets have led to an increasing demand for professionals who are able to help firms efficiently manage their exposure to both financial and non-financial risk. Employees in the field of risk management must master the fundamentals of finance and possess an in-depth understanding of the structure and pricing of complex financial instruments as well as the inherent risks. These critical qualifications, which can greatly contribute to the overall effectiveness and success of an organization, have become a priority for today's financial managers, who recognize the acute necessity to employ advanced risk management strategies in their quest for superior results.... [-]