Faculty of Business and Economics

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January 13, 2020: Exploring the Root Causes of Workplace Bullying - The University of Winnipeg’s Dr. Karen Harlos has been exploring this issue for the past four years through a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Development Grant.


December 7, 2019: Developing the Skills Employers Value  - The University of Winnipeg prepares students for the jobs of today and tomorrow.  (The Winnipeg Free Press)

December 4, 2019: The first cohort of graduates from The University of Winnipeg’s Master in Management (MiM) program are calling the educational experience unlike anything they’ve done before. Read more on Darren Lodge and Shelley Plett, two of the program’s first alumni, and great examples of students coming from two very different backgrounds.

Event - Nov. 7th, 2019:  Future Cities Canada is a summit organized in Toronto and meant to provide local stakeholders with ideas to build a more inclusive, sustainable and smarter future. This year, a portion of the summit will be streamed to Winnipeg and there will be an opportunity to discuss ideas and implications locally. Everyone is invited to take part in this streamed session and discussions offered before and after the event. RSVP to

10/2019: Red River Co-Operative Ltd gifts $25,000 in scholarships to help support students in Cooperative Studies.

09/1019: UWinnipeg FBE professors, Dr. Sylvie Albert (editor) and Dr. Manish Pandey (contributor) have published their new book, 'Innovative Solutions for Creating Sustainable Cities.'

08/01/19:  UWinnipeg researcher takes an inside look at goals and motivation

Spring 2019: UWinnipeg - Preparing For Impact - UWinnipeg magazine

(A Running Start to Career Success with Co-operative Education, page 16)

The Faculty of Business and Economics 2017 - 2018 Year In Review

06/10/19: Intelligent - rather than smart - cities can address the roots of urban challenges. (Dr. Sylvie Albert)

06/05/19: Wu Chung Scholar graduates this spring

05/24/19: Co-operative Enterprises offers students a different view of business

05/24/19: Hugh Grant appointed Dean of Business and Economics

04/21/19: Smart Cities: The promises and failures of utopian technological planning (Dr. Sylvie Albert)

03/28/19: Five Economics students carving their way to success

02/15/19: UWinnipeg business students win first place in case competition

02/13/19: UWinnipeg team to compete in national ethics challenge

02/10/19: Star Trek's formula for sustainable urban innovation (Dr. Sylvie Albert)

01/15/19: Economics Grad at the helm of two creative local businesses

01/25/19: UWinnipeg business student recognized with national scholarship


12/08/18: S'mores the merrier:  Entrepreneurs give traditional campfire confection a gourmet-style twist.

11/22/18:  UBC Economist: alumna Minet Prinsloo sees the forest for the trees

04/09/18: Does heart disease lead to dementia? (Dr. Luc Clair research)

02/28/18:  Working towards reconciliation through economics

Archived news:

Concordia Program to Teach the Art of Taking over an Existing Business

Providing Business Students with Unique Opportunity

Specialty degrees growing as an alternative to MBAs

Connect with Our Experts and Researchers on Campus

Entrepreneur Ida Albo (UWinnipeg Alumus) to Receive Honorary Doctorate

Faculty of Business & Economics partners with CCARM to study Nutrition Economics