Who We Are

  • Launched: November 21, 2013
  • Founder: Schulich School of Business at York University
  • Founding Members: Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario), Export Development Canada (EDC), Royal Bank of Canada, and Scotiabank

What We Do

  • Coaching for Canadian SMEs on critical challenges in international business.
  • Researching into and diffusion of best practices.
  • Thought leadership in the areas of globalization and international value chains.
  • Connect SMEs to existing public and private resources.
  • Build and expand networks of enterprises, academia, government and trade organizations with complementary interests in international business.
  • With a history of over 20 year’s leadership in international business education, promote the engagement of Schulich’s students and alumni with SMEs seeking to grow their business across borders.
  • Foster the next generation of Canadian international business champions through Schulich’s international business programs, including the IMBA, iBBA and the Certificate in Managing International Trade and Investment.

Our Competitive Advantage

Schulich’s award-winning faculty provides thought leadership as well as connections in international business at campuses in India, as well as offices in China, Korea, Mexico, and Brazil. Schulich’s extensive alumni network includes over 27,000 people working in 90+ countries.

Founding Members

We acknowledge the support and patronage of our founding members:

Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

Export Development Canada (EDC)

Royal Bank of Canada


Our Team

Executive Team

Dr. Stephen Weiss

Executive Director (Acting)

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Dr. Lorna Wright

Executive Director (on sabbatical)

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Douglas Kennedy

RBC Managing Director

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Craig Seeley

Communications Coordinator

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Siddhant Uppal

Research Assistant

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Associated Faculty

Alan C. Middleton

Kee-Hong Bae

Preet S. Aulakh

Hazel Rosin

Yigang Pan

Eileen Fischer

Bernard M. Wolf

Anoop Madhok

Justin Tan

Alexandra Campbell

Matthias Kipping

Theodore Peridis

Irene Henriques

David Johnston

Charles J. McMillan

Douglas Cumming

Charlene Ellen Zietsma

Tom Wesson

Atipol Bhanich Supapol

Joyce Zemans, C.M.

Brenda Gainer

Moren Levesque

Student Associates

Maggie Gao

Nicholas Richards

Carol Khoury

Amy (Wenhua) Yun

Dmitry Permyakov

Yogendra Kalavalapalli

Greg Gonzalez

Bella Yoro

Arpan Sandhir

Contact Us:

4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON
M3J 1P3
Email: cge@schulich.yorku.ca
Phone: 416-736-2100, Ext. 55075