History

Brock University and the Goodman School of Business share a long, dedicated record of post-secondary business education.

1964

Brock University grand opening

1971

BAdmin established in Faculty of Social Sciences

1977

Administrative Studies School created

1981

Co-op option introduces in accounting program

1984

Reorganization into Department of Accounting and Finance; Department of Management and Marketing

1989

Bachelor of Accounting (BAcc) program created

1990

BAdmin renamed Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program

Faculty of Business created

1991

Taro Hall built

1998

Management Development Centre created

1999

Master of Accountancy (MAcc) and International Master of Accountancy (IMAcc) programs created

Co-op option expanded to BBA program

2000

Business Career Development Office created

2002

Accreditation granted by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International

Distinguished Graduate award presented to Doug Wilkinson (BBA ’91), Partner, Deloitte

2003

Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Business Administration International Student Pathway (MBA ISP) programs created

Distinguished Graduate award presented to Deborah Rosati (BAdmin ’84), President, RosatiNet Inc.

2004

Granted a Beta Gamma Sigma chapter

Reorganization into departments of Accounting; Finance, Operations and Information Systems; Marketing, International Business and Strategy; and Organizational Behaviour, Human Resources, Entrepreneurship and Ethics

Distinguished Graduate award presented to Dr. Paul Ingram (BBA ’90), Professor of Management, Columbia University

2005

International exchange programs started

Distinguished Graduate award presented to Debbie Sevenpifer (BAdmin ’87), CEO, Niagara Health System

2006

Accreditation granted by Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (ICAO)

Distinguished Graduate award presented to Dr. Stephen Young (BBA ’91), Managing Director of Accounting Policy, Citigroup’s Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB)

2007

Master of Science in Management (MSc) program started

Accreditation granted by Certified Management Accountants of Ontario (CMA Ontario)

Goodman’s Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter received the Bronze Outstanding Chapter of the Year Award

Paul House, Chairman, CEO and President, TDL Group Corp (Tim Hortons) named Distinguished Leader

Distinguished Graduate award presented to Jim Ryan (BAdmin ’84), CEO, PartyGaming

2008

BBA International Dual Degree program started in partnership with EBS Business School in Germany

Student levy passed

John McCall MacBain, Founder and President, McCall MacBain Foundation, named Distinguished Leader

Distinguished Graduate award presented to John Zoccoli (BAdmin ’86), Tim Hortons Franchisee

2009

Accreditation granted by Canadian Institute of Management (CIM)

Accreditation granted by Certified General Accountants of Ontario (CGA Ontario)

Michael McCain, President and CEO, Maple Leaf Foods Inc., named Distinguished Leader

Distinguished Graduate award presented to James MacLellan (BAdmin ’87),

Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

2010

Brock Business Alumni Network started

Galen G. Weston, Executive Chairman, Loblaw Companies Limited, named Distinguished Leader

Distinguished Graduate award presented to Kristian Knibutat (BAdmin ’86), Partner,   PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

2011

Donald Ziraldo, Chairman, Ziraldo Estate Winery, named Distinguished Leader

Distinguished Graduate award presented to Jeff Park (BAcc ’95), Executive Vice President and CFO, SXC Health Solutions Corp.

2012

Transformational gift received from the Goodman Foundation; naming of the Goodman School of Business for the family of Ned Goodman, businessman and investment expert who served as the University’s Chancellor

Grand opening of BioLinc

Bloomberg lab installed

Distinguished Graduate award presented to Fred Losani (BAdmin ’87), Owner and CEO, Losani Homes

2013

Accreditation granted by Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario) under new standards

Ned Goodman, Founder and CEO, Dundee Corporation and Dundee Wealth, and Chancellor, Brock University, named Distinguished Leader

Distinguished Graduate award presented to Anne-Marie Robinson (BSc ’87, BBA ’90), President, Public Service Commission of Canada

2014

Business analytics and operations management specializations added to the MBA program

Len Pennachetti, President and Founding Partner, Cave Spring Cellars, named Distinguished Leader

Distinguished Graduate award presented to Mark Arthur (BA ’77), President, Industrial Alliance Private Wealth Management

2015

Government of Ontario commits $10-million to expand Goodman School of Business

BBA International Dual Degree program expands to include partnerships with Dublin City University in Ireland and NEOMA Business School in France

Graduate Diploma in Business Administration introduced.

Rossana Magnotta, Founder and CEO, Magnotta Winery, named Distinguished Leader

Distinguished Graduate award presented to Jason Sparaga (BBA ’93), Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Spark Power Corp.

2016

Construction begins on Goodman School of Business expansion

Centre for Business Analytics established.

Graduate Diploma in Accounting Introduced.

Martine Irman, Vice Chair, TD Securities and Senior Vice President, TD Bank Group, named Distinguished Leader.

Distinguished Graduate award presented to Martin Philp (BAdmin ’80, MA ’86) Founding Partner, Next Advisory.

2017

Construction continues on Goodman School of Business expansion

Goodman’s Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter received the Silver Outstanding Chapter of the Year Award.

Deepak Chopra, President and CEO Canada Post, named Distinguished Leader

Distinguished Graduate Award presented to Joanne McKee (BAdmin ’86) CFO, Ryerson University.