BUEC Buzz blog
Around this time last year, I wrote a blog post extolling the many benefits of Bloomberg Markets Certification (BMC), especially the value of having this free, 8-hour, self-paced course listed on your resume if you're in accounting or finance.
The benefits haven't changed, but the program has. Bloomberg has just announced that an updated, third edition of BMC is now available. Changes include... <Read on for details>
Our Vividata Target Snapshot database has new data and new functionality -- just in time for the busy fall semester!
I'm still exploring it and discovering all the changes, but thought I'd pause to list what I've learned so far:
Data: Data from the 2016 Q4 survey wave has been added. The data was gathered during the period of 06/30/2016 and 06/30/2017. Sadly, it appears that the older data has been supplanted. That's a pity as it is often useful to compare data across time periods.
Functionality: ... <Read on for the incredibly useful details...>
Interesting new research from Statistics Canada on The Evolution of Canadian Wages over the Last Three Decades...
Comments from the researchers:
A quick note about a relatively new journal available for SFU researchers: The South Asian Journal of Business and Management Cases, a title that seems perfectly suited to the international and practical nature of many Beedie School of Business courses and assignments.
From the publisher:
<Picture your Business Librarian doing a happy dance right about now...>
I noticed today that Industry Canada's SME Benchmarking Tool has been updated. It now features 2010 data from a sample of Revenue Canada tax filings.
I'll paste below the description of this tool from Industry Canada, but first a few words to explain why I'm so excited:
SFU researchers now have online access to a couple new e-commerce reference sources:
Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce (2nd ed. - 2012)
For those who have never tried our IBISWorld database, I thought I'd provide a brief list of some of its newest reports: