Beta Gamma Sigma

Goodman School of Business

Beta Gamma Sigma

We are pleased to acknowledge our students who have achieved academic excellence by being inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma International Honours Society (BGS). This is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive. Students who achieve membership in BGS are recognized as the top business students in the world!

The Goodman School of Business at Brock is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), which recognizes the highest quality business programs in the world. This allows us to be one of nine Canadian universities with a Chapter in the Beta Gamma Sigma International Honours Society (BGS). With over 500 Chapters worldwide, BGS celebrates academic excellence in undergraduate and graduate business studies.
 
There are multiple opportunities for you to be invited to become a member through the Brock Chapter of BGS: the below chart showcases these. Eligibility for Beta Gamma Sigma is based on overall average. If you have any questions, please contact bgsbusiness@brocku.ca.

Program Invitation and Eligibility

BBA
BAcc

Top 10% of Goodman students are invited:

  • After you have completed 10 Goodman Credits (second year)
  • After you have completed 11-16 Goodman Credits (third year)
  • When you apply to graduate

MBA
MAcc

Top 20% of Goodman students are invited:
  • After you have completed five Goodman Credits (first year)
  • When you apply to graduate
MSc Top 20% of Goodman students are invited:
  • When you apply to graduate

Expanded Network for BGS Members

With over 750,000 BGS members worldwide, you gain access to a massive source for expanding your network helping you to achieve your career goals. BGS membership gives you the opportunity to connect with members through online resources, gain valuable information through speaker series and join the local Toronto Alumni Chapter. Connect with the Toronto Alumni Chapter on LinkedIn.

Wearing the pin on your lapel and placing Beta Gamma Sigma recognition on your resume or LinkedIn profile makes you distinct, having the ability to talk about your academic achievements in an interview or at a networking event makes you a desirable employee.
 
Targeted Job Board for BGS Members

Employers looking to hire the “best in business” post their job opportunities on the BGS CareerCentral board. With your lifetime membership you have access to these postings for positions all around the world.

With more than 3,000 job postings available globally, companies like Disney, Cargill, and the Region of Niagara know that BGS represents the best business students in the world!
 
Unforgettable Experiences

Apply to attend the Student Leadership Forum for a weekend you will never forget. Student leaders from all over the world attend this conference, engage with hundreds of BGS members as you reflect on your leadership capabilities and goals to become a successful leader of tomorrow. Once you are a BGS member, make sure to check your Brock email for updates on the application process which begins in September, for more information on the forum or to submit an application please contact bgsbusiness@brocku.ca.

Gain leadership experience through becoming a BGS Student Officer; this volunteer position gives you the opportunity to work with faculty and staff to plan and develop for the continued success of BGS at Brock. You will provide leadership to the BGS members on campus and continue to set yourself apart from others through showcasing your unique qualities as a BGS member. Please check your Brock email for information on applications for the BGS Student Officer positions.
 
Induction Ceremony

Annually, the brightest students are recognized at the Beta Gamma Sigma Induction Ceremonies, to be held in conjunction with the spring and fall convocation ceremonies.

Please join the Goodman School of Business in congratulating the following inductees on their academic success.

2013/2014 Inductees 2010 Inductees 2006 Inductees
2012/2013 Inductees 2009 Inductees 2005 Inductees
2012 Inductees 2008 Inductees 2004 Inductees
2011 Inductees 2007 Inductees